Brenda Wilson wore a white- and blue-laced wedding dress on her big day 36 years ago. Her dress, still packaged in a shadow box, had its “little day” Feb. 16 when the Slaughter resident donated it to Born with Angels Wings, so it could be turned i…
BATON ROUGE — Pelican State Credit Union announced two new $1,000 scholarship awards designed to benefit students who have excelled in specific areas outside of their scholastic record, bringing the total awarded to 2019 high school graduates to $15,000.
Bailey Tinsley, a junior in the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication, has been named one of the top 15 American Advertising Federation students in the United States, a top honor that brings with it prestigious internship opportunities.
LaSalle Elementary School recently received a donation of $2,500 in equipment allowing students to practice life-saving techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during physical education classes.
On March 14, World Kidney Day, and throughout the month of March, National Kidney Month, the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana is reminding all Louisianians to “Heart Your Kidneys.”
The Lakeshore Lions Club will host a meeting for parents seeking information about the special-needs Lions Camp at 1 p.m. March 18 at the Baton Rouge Marriott.
The Disney Institute will present its professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence, at the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business, 501 South Quad Drive, Baton Rouge from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 16.
Two football players at St. Michael the Archangel High School have signed to continue as student-athletes in college.
Members of the Beta Club at St. Jean Vianney School in Baton Rouge presented a living literature scene based on "Peter Pan" by J.M. Barrie during the state Beta Club convention in Lafayette.
Runnels School sophomore Evan Beoubay played clarinet at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Feb. 10 as part of the venue's High School Honors Performance Series. The program brings together accomplished student musicians in grades nine through 12 f…
At Runnels High School in Baton Rouge, all four National Merit semifinalists have advanced to finalist standing, making them eligible for National Merit scholarships to be awarded in the spring.
The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars has selected Dunham School seniors Parker Harris and Luke Russell as candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars program, one of the highest honors bestowed upon graduating seniors.
The vice chancellor for extension and outreach at the Southern University Agricultural Center received a leadership award Feb. 21 during the Tuskegee University Farmers Conference in Montgomery, Alabama.
Antonio Barraza, an eighth-grader at St. Jean Vianney School in Baton Rouge, earned a seat in the East Baton Rouge Parish Honor Jazz Band, which performed a concert this month at the Manship Theater.
A total of 24 teams with 131 students participated in the first Louisiana Collegiate Design Competition, organized and presented by LSU engineering students.
Runnels School seventh-grader Ben Hader was elected state president of the Junior Beta Club at the organization’s 2019 Louisiana state convention at the Cajundome in Lafayette on Feb. 22.
Kids of all ages will learn about, explore, climb and touch a variety of vehicles, including construction vehicles, heavy equipment, fire trucks, police cruisers, ambulances and helicopters during the Touch A Truck event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Marc…
Second Chance Dog Rescue is a foster-based, registered nonprofit dedicated to saving homeless dogs primarily from shelters as well as dogs surrendered by their owners.
Report is based on Baton Rouge crime incidents handled by the Baton Rouge Police Department, including burglaries (vehicle, residential and nonresidential), robberies (individual and business), auto theft, homicides and rapes for March 1-7:
The Baton Rouge Southern Heat Division of DaVita Kidney Care has donated $6,900 to Cajun Navy 2016 through the company's DaVita Way of Giving program of locally focused charitable giving.
More than 100 girls from Baton Rouge area schools gathered at The Water Campus recently for Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, organized by ExxonMobil’s Women’s Interest Network.
A training program for people willing to volunteer as court advocates for abused and neglected children in East Baton Rouge Parish will begin March 26. To attend a Court Appointed Special Advocate orientation session, visit www.casabr.org/voluntee…
About 1,500 people attended the Herb Day event that the Baton Rouge unit of the Herb Society of America held Feb. 23 at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden.
St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus 2807, got special recognition from the Our Lady of the Lake Blood Donor Center during a recent award reception honoring community partners and individuals for their commitment and blood donations…
The Urban League of Louisiana is offering its Contractor's Mastery Series to contracting firms in Baton Rouge that are seeking to scale their businesses and establish more efficient and streamlined back office operations.
The Runnels Senior Beta Club welcomed 20 new members into its ranks with a candlelight induction ceremony on Jan. 23 in the Gladys Hague Runnels Theatre.
The ACT College and Career Readiness Campaign has chosen Central High School instructional data specialist Brittni Carroll as its 2019 ACT K-12 Champion for Louisiana in recognition of her work to enhance student performance on the ACT.
Volunteers from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Baton Rouge Recreation and Park Commission removed several hundred pounds of litter from Dawson Creek in Baton Rouge on Feb. 13.
Tickets are available for the 2019 Baton Rouge St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. The campaign aims to sell 10,500 tickets to raise $1,500,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The assistant to the president of the Louisiana Farm Bureau, Jim Monroe, is retiring April 30 after 47 years of service to the state’s farmers, ranchers and rural residents.
A Baton Rouge native specializing in digital drafting and three-dimensional design has created a custom “In Flight” art installation in the Woman’s Hospital main atrium.
First-graders at St. Jean Vianney School in Baton Rouge learned about American symbols such as its flag, the bald eagle and the Liberty Bell as part of their celebration of Presidents Day.
The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society is a nonprofit organization committed to the well-being of animals in the Baton Rouge community by providing for and facilitating the adoption of homeless animals, teaching the community responsible companio…
Members of the LSU Faculty and Staff Retirees Club gained insights into the care of LSU's mascot tiger, Mike VII, and his two predecessors during their Feb. 11 meeting.
Seaman Elijah Sykes, a 2017 graduate of Woodlawn High School in Baton Rouge, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Cat Haven of Greater Baton Rouge is a nonprofit rescue organization for cats and kittens. The Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road, is open for adoptions from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Ad…
Second Chance Dog Rescue is a foster-based registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to saving homeless dogs primarily from local shelters as well as dogs surrendered by their owners.
Report is based on Baton Rouge crime incidents handled by the Baton Rouge Police Department, including burglaries (vehicle, residential and nonresidential), robberies (individual and business), auto theft, homicides and rapes for Feb. 22-28: