Many property owners often have misconceptions about flood insurance, such as whether they can get it, when they can buy it, and how much it costs, a news release said.
FASTLane After-Hours Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine Clinic, 19900 Old Scenic Highway, Zachary, offers both Hazmat and HazWoper physicals for employees that are exposed to hazardous chemicals, a news release said.
The Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge invites the community to the annual Parade of Homes from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 24-25 and May 1-2.
Pickup trucks are twice as likely to roll over in a crash, and Louisiana pickup truck drivers and passengers are less likely to wear their seat belts, creating “a safety double whammy” that the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission is addressing thr…
Shalanda Young was sworn-in as the Office of Management and Budget's deputy director March 26 by Vice President Kamala Harris.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held March 30 for The Culture Goddess Hair and Beauty. It is at 4544 W Central Ave., Zachary.The owner is Jameyelle Jack.
A statewide salmonella bacterial infection has caused the sporadic mortality of some wild birds, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said.
The Louisiana Office of Cultural Development’s Division of the Arts is accepting applications for grants to provide relief directly to individual Louisiana artists impacted during the pandemic or other natural disasters in 2020. The deadline to s…
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recently announced the Wetland Education Teacher Workshop 2021, a coastal awareness workshop for science, history and social studies teachers.
Lane Pediatrics announces the addition of pediatrician Dr. Lacey Clark to its practice, 6110 Main St., Zachary. She joins Dr. Jacob LeBas, who established Lane Pediatrics in 2017.
Dana Bellefontaine, infection preventionist and employee health coordinator, was named Lane Regional Medical Center’s 2020 MVP of the Year.
BATON ROUGE — LSU Pre-College announced its decision to hold on-campus courses this summer for middle and high school students.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is providing text messages for important news from its email newsletters.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the fulvous whistling duck will be the featured species of the 2022 Louisiana Waterfowl Conservation Stamp, or Louisiana Duck Stamp, competition. The fulvous whistling duck will be this …
The Junior League of Baton Rouge’s annual Touch A Truck fundraiser will celebrate its sixth anniversary from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 17 with an interactive big truck drive-thru experience at the BREC State Fairgrounds.
River Region Art Association is looking for artists to share their work for its annual Community Art Exhibit.
Registered dietitian nutritionists are the food and nutrition experts who translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living, a news release said.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds the public to leave suspected injured and orphaned birds alone and undisturbed, a news release said.
During March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics invites everyone to focus on the importance of making informed food choices, by developing a nutritious eating plan. The group also encourages individuals and families to begin or continue regul…
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is ready to welcome new prospective students with a socially distanced, outdoor open house event on Saturday.
After 30 minutes behind closed doors, the Baker City School Board on Tuesday picked three finalists, including its current interim superintendent, to invite back for interviews as it searches for the next superintendent of this small suburban Bato…
Appointments for 2,400 COVID-19 vaccines are available for those eligible according to Louisiana Department of Health guidelines.
The Comite River Diversion Canal, a long-awaited flood-control channel for the Baton Rouge area, is expected to take a year longer than anticipated to build and won't be finished until December 2022, federal officials say.
Nearly a century has passed since Leland College opened its reopened its doors in Baker. Little evidence remains of the classrooms, football field, or dormitories, but a group of trustees still controlling the property give testament to Leland’s l…
The Gamma Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met for tea Feb. 23 at the home of Brenda Fisher. Dana Vicellio was co-hostess.
The Southern University Ag Center in Baton Rouge will host its 2021 Virtual Livestock Experience from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 25 via Zoom.
BATON ROUGE — Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health will host its sixth annual Amazing Half Marathon to culminate March 20. Races this year will be virtual and feature a half-marathon, 10K and 5K — and a new free virtual half marathon challenge.
One Louisiana couple facing medical and financial roadblocks to having a baby will receive a grant for a free cycle of in vitro fertilization through a program called the Gift of Hope, a news release said.
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved an amendment March 4 during its monthly meeting in Baton Rouge pertaining to the use of natural deer urine in Louisiana.