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Keep Louisiana Beautiful, like so many other organizations, has adjusted to a new way of doing business due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The YMCA of the Capital Area hosted its 10th annual YMCA Beyond the Green Golf Tournament on Oct. 2 at Beaver Creek Golf Course in Zachary.
The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission is recognizing October as National Pedestrian Safety Month by hosting "1 Million Steps 2 Safety," a virtual walk/run in which participants can convert daily exercises of walking, running, swimming or mowing …
October is Healthy Lung Month, which is to set aside for lung health awareness and recognized by the American Lung Association and several health advocacy organizations across the U.S. It is designed to help educate the public about the importance…
The City of Baker School System has announced an update to the students returning schedule in light of Gov. John Bel Edwards announcement moving the state toward Phase 3 on Sept. 11, a press release said.
On Sept. 16, Gov. John Bel Edwards commended first lady Donna Edwards and the Louisiana First Foundation for convening its first virtual global summit to address human trafficking and raise awareness about this horrific crime.
BATON ROUGE — Companion Animal Alliance launched Get Fit with Fido, a socially distanced dog-walking program that gives volunteers a healthy way to help shelter pets, a press release said.
The Thomas family of Baker presented a $1,500 scholarship to Tamicia Daron, a 2020 graduate of Baker High School, who is attending Southern University, a news release said.
Cases of the novel coronavirus have nearly doubled in East Feliciana Parish since Aug. 23, while neighboring West Feliciana Parish had the second fastest growth in the Baton Rouge area over the same period, state health data show.
Baker residents were able to use a self-serve sandbag location at the City Hall Municipal Complex on Groom Road on Aug. 22-23.
Baker Police Chief Carl Dunn coordinated a small caravan Saturday to help Lake Charles residents who evacuated to Baker return to their homes to survey damage and make initial repairs.
When Hurricane Laura began to tear through Lake Charles and southwest Louisiana, Zachary first responders had “boots on the ground” ready to take a proactive stance against what was to become one of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the state.
MANDEVILLE — Keep Louisiana Beautiful is calling for nominations of groups and individuals that go the extra mile to keep communities clean, beautiful and litter-free, a news release said.
BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds the business community about the phased guidance documents available online to assist in creating a safe environment to operate during the coronavirus pandemic, a news release said.
Baker residents may self-fill sandbags beginning Friday, Aug. 21, at City Hall, 3325 Groom Road. Bring a shovel to fill your sandbags, none will be provided. There is no limit on the number of sandbags you may fill.
On July 14, Pelican State Credit Union hosted a free Virtual Community Credit Score Workshop for members and nonmembers of the credit union, a news release said.
An Entergy scam is making its way around south Louisiana in which a caller is saying the customer hasn’t paid their bill and their power will soon be cut off.
Beginning Aug. 1, properly licensed Louisiana and nonresident hunters may take outlaw quadrupeds (feral hogs, coyotes and armadillos), nutria and beaver at night on private property the entire year with the landowner’s permission, a news release said.
Pelican State Credit Union is one of five credit unions in Louisiana with the ability to offer Small Business Administration loans to help businesses keep their doors open and continue to compensate their employees during the coronavirus pandemic,…
Neighbors Federal Credit Union contributed $68,340.30 to 15 participating schools during the 2019-2020 school year. The funds came from NFCU’s Mascot Checking Program, a news release said.