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4/17/2015

Funeral services set for Percy Sledge

Funeral services set for Percy Sledge

Posted 3:51 PM 4/17/2015 by Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE - Funeral arrangements for soul icon Percy Sledge will take place next week.

Sledge, who was famous for his song "When A Man Loves A Woman," died Tuesday. The classic was recorded in 1966. He was 74.

Visitation is Tuesday morning from 8:30 to 11:00 and funeral services (More)

4/16/2015

Food's out for Summer community festival and food drive

Posted 7:18 AM 4/16/2015 by Rebecca Buchanan

BATON ROUGE- Thousands of students in Baton Rouge receive as many as ten free meals a week at school. In the summer months, many low-income families struggle to keep them fed, so the Junior League is calling the community to action.

The Junior League is holding a food drive later on this (More)

4/15/2015

USPCA Regionals

USPCA Regionals

Posted 7:45 AM 4/15/2015 by Rebecca Buchanan

BATON ROUGE- The regional police K-9 trials have officially started. The dogs are tested on obedience, agility, and suspect and evidence search.

This morning, News 2's Rebecca Buchanan went out to Olympia stadium to learn more about the competition.

Tomorrow will begin the suspect (More)

4/14/2015

Not a new bridge, but second ferry will connect sides of river

Not a new bridge, but second ferry will connect sides of river

Posted 9:44 AM 4/14/2015 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A second ferry is already docked in Plaquemine, ready to shuttle cars between there and Sunshine next Monday.

It will bring an additional 120 cars across the river every hour during the evening rush.

Drivers were handed flyers Monday afternoon as they boarded the (More)

4/13/2015

Antioch Church: Step into your Health

Antioch Church: Step into your Health

Posted 7:56 AM 4/13/2015 by Joe Hagan

BATON ROUGE- April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, and now you have the chance to help the cause.

The Antioch Baptist Church is holding their 3rd annual walk/run on Saturday, April 18th. The event is held to support child abuse awareness. This morning, Bishop Gregory Cooper and Yolanda (More)

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