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  • Plans for proposed Denham Springs park take step forward

    December 14, 2015 11:43 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Plans for a nature park on the banks of the Amite River have taken another step forward. An engineering firm presented a preliminary map to the Denham Springs City Council last week. The design identifies 13 areas where campsites can be located and about 75 lots suitable... more »
  • Couple won't make wedding guests choose between nuptials, LSU game Play Video

    October 9, 2015 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's common knowledge that football fans or people with friends for football fans plan big events when LSU is out of town or has a bye-week. So, When SEC officials announced Tiger Stadium would be hosting the South Carolina Gamecocks this weekend, some people scrambled to... more »
  • Maps released detail proposed upgrades to Baton Rouge lakes

    January 30, 2015 6:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Ideas to turn the ailing LSU lakes into a showcase range from dredging the sediment that's been choking the water bodies to building boardwalks and parks and restricting traffic. Hundreds of residents pored over maps of potential traffic changes, ecological features and where dredge material from the... more »
  • Plan for Pointe Coupee Central High to be reworked

    September 23, 2014 6:12 AM

    NEW ROADS - The Pointe Coupee School Board has asked Superintendent Linda D'Amico to rework plans for Pointe Coupee Central High. The superintendent's plan to transform the school into a college readiness and career academy met criticism Monday from school board members and several residents who all had varying ideas... more »
  • Many without gas due to record cold temps Play Video

    January 7, 2014 5:52 PM

    ZACHARY - Record breaking temperatures are taking their toll on Zachary's gas pipelines. Residents are experiencing low gas pressure throughout the city. Mayor David Amrhein said it's from a combination of the cold and meeting the demand of a growing city. Some Zachary residents went without heat, hot water,... more »
  • Parishes partner up for toll road

    October 9, 2013 9:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Ascension Parish Transportation Committee approved plans to build a toll road connecting the Ascension and Livingston parishes. The new road would start at the intersection of Highways 42 and 933 in Ascension, extending to Walker South Road in Livingston Parish. The tollway would cross the... more »
  • New facility to help New Orleans jail reform plan

    August 23, 2013 2:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has agreed to postpone a planned Sept. 30 hearing on jail reforms in New Orleans, while the city advances plans for a new building to hold inmates who should not be mixed with the general jail population. Those plans were outlined in court papers... more »
  • Civil service panel rejects LSU hospital layoffs

    June 5, 2013 1:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state Civil Service Commission has refused to approve layoff plans tied to Gov. Bobby Jindal's deals to privatize four LSU hospitals. The commission voted 4-3 Wednesday to reject the layoffs of about 3,000 state employees at the hospitals in New Orleans, Lafayette, Houma and Lake Charles.... more »
  • Engineers talk-up plans for traffic connector in BR

    June 4, 2013 10:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Traffic engineers touted a plan to ease congestion around the Mall of Louisiana Tuesday. The Picardy-Perkins Connector is a part of the on-going Green Light Plan across the city. The $25 million project calls for a four-laned highway with a raised median and sidewalks. According to... more »
  • Future of BR to be discussed Tuesday

    April 22, 2013 9:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The group tasked with implementing the future plan of the city will meet for the first time this year on Tuesday. The group, known as FUTUREBR, is set to talk about the status of the project at 10 a.m. at City Hall. FUTUREBR is the land-use... more »
  • Resolution would support Livingston technical college

    April 8, 2013 9:34 PM

    LIVINGSTON- More support for a technical college here could come Tuesday, when lawmakers are scheduled to discuss a resolution backing a study on the matter. Many people, including parish leaders and business groups, want a facility in the parish. They said the growth is fueling the demand. The... more »
  • Lawmaker supports technical college plans

    April 1, 2013 9:43 PM

    LIVINGSTON- A state lawmaker is backing plans for a technical college in one of the state's fastest growing parishes. Sen. Dale Erdey proposes establishing a newly formed campus on the current grounds of the Literacy and Technology Center on Florida Blvd. in Walker. The school system owns the... more »
  • BRPD Chief to arm officers with rifles, expand BRAVE to 70802 Play Video

    January 16, 2013 2:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White announced progressive plans that will move his department forward this year. In a one-on-one interview, White said the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination Project will expand to the 70802 zip code this year. Officers will also be outfitted with military surplus... more »

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