Iberville Parish, LAwbrz.com

Nursing home employees allegedly swindled up to $30K out of veteran

PLAQUEMINE - Three people are facing charges after a military veteran living at a nursing home was defrauded out of as much as $30,000. Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives responded to an unrelated incident at the Legacy Nursing Home when they found the victim’s debit card in another resident’s possession. The victim, who is also a resident at the nursing home, said his debit card had been missing since March.
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Baton Rouge, LAPosted by

Tropical system to bring heavy rain, gusty winds to Gulf Coast

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Our focus remains on an area of disturbed weather in the southern Gulf of Mexico. As expected, it’s been slow to organize, but development chances are still listed at 90% as of the 1 a.m. Thursday update. The primary threat remains heavy rainfall, although guidance has trended toward keeping the heaviest rains a bit east of metro Baton Rouge.
Livingston Parish, LALivingston Parish News

What’s coming up in Livingston Parish - June 17

Are you looking for straight off the farm fruits and vegetables? Locally grown honey, fresh baked bread and bakery goods, jams, jellies, kettle corn and more? The Four Seasons Farmers Market will be at the City of Denham Springs Parking lot, located at 116 North Range Avenue, on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. - noon. We might start out small but with your help we can grow! Our goal is to eventually provide your family with veggies, meats and seafood, along with many other local foods and seasonings. Thanks for supporting local farmers and vendors!
Baton Rouge, LAKSLA

Gov. Edwards declares Juneteenth as legal state holiday

BATON ROUGE, La. (KSLA) - Juneteenth is now an official state holiday in Louisiana. Governor John Bel Edwards made the announcement Wednesday, June 16 after signing House Bill 554 (Act 128). As such, on Friday, June 18, all state officers will be close for a half-day. The bill was authored by Rep. Larry Selders.
Ascension Parish, LAGonzales Weekly Citizen

Where to get sandbags in Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish officials have made sandbags available at the following locations:. Prairieville Fire Department, 14517 LA-73 Paula Park,16470 Pailette Street, Prairieville. Butch Gore Memorial Park,14550 Harry Savoy Rd. St. Amant. Ascension Parish Fire Protection District No. 1, 13192 Airline Hwy. Gonzales. Stevens Park,4323 Cannon Road, Gonzales. Jackie Robinson Memorial Park,...
Louisiana StateL'Observateur

Gov. Edwards enacts Juneteenth Day as a legal state holiday; state offices closed for a half-day Friday

BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that in honor of Juneteenth becoming a legal holiday in the State of Louisiana, on Friday, June 18, 2021, all state offices will be closed for a half-day. Gov. Edwards signed HB 554 (Act 128) by Baton Rouge Rep. Larry Selders enacting the Juneteenth celebration into law and making it a permanent state holiday.
Geismar, LAwbrz.com

Massive inferno at Hola Nola Foods facility likely sparked by electrical issue

GEISMAR - A fire at the Hola Nola snack food factory in Ascension Parish was put out for a second time Wednesday after the flames rekindled in the early morning. Firefighters initially responded to the incident at the Hola Nola Foods facility in Geismar around 3 a.m., Tuesday. Video filmed near the site showed smoke billowing from at least one of the buildings there.
Mamou, LAkalb.com

Mamou awarded $5 million loan to improve drinking water

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Town of Mamou has been awarded a $5 million loan through the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund (DWRLF) program, a division of the Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Public Health, to make improvements to its water system, ensuring quality drinking water for local customers.
Baton Rouge, LAwbrz.com

Athletic training director Jack Marucci moves to new position at LSU

BATON ROUGE - LSU's longtime athletic director, a trusted trainer who carried the program through three football national championships and ran a staff that was involved in 17 other national titles in various sports, is leaving his position to become Director of Performance Innovation within the department, The Advocate reports.