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The history behind Spanish Town flamingos in the lake

The Flamingo flock representing the beginning of Spanish Town Mardi Gras sat beautifully on the University Lakes for a little over 13 hours before they were “adopted.” Members of the…

Elf on a shelf brings Christmas cheer to schools

As Christmas break quickly approaches, principals and staff at schools across Louisiana have decided to make this holiday season extra magical with a surprise visit from one of Santa’s favorite…

KidCreations beats its goal for donations

After a slow beginning of donations to their fourth year, KidCreations has exceeded their goal of 350 activity bags. KidCreations, the charity created by then elementary student Collin Sprouse, has…

Jingle Jeepin’ Parade was a success!

The Jingle Jeepin’ Parade was an idea that came to fruition for Port Allen Councilman Garry Hubble thanks to the West Baton Rouge Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. “We have been…

St. George: Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus is coming to town with the St. George Fire Department beginning this Friday, Dec. 2, and continuing every night through Dec. 11. Woodridge and Briarwood Estates were originally…

See the “Celebration Gator” on parade today!

Tune in this morning at 9:00AM to see Louisiana’s “Celebration Gator” crawl through the streets of New York City in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! The 60 foot float is…

DEMCO essay contest begins for all-inclusive trip

The annual DEMCO essay contest for high school juniors has started. Students from the seven parishes DEMCO serves are eligible for the essay contest: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana,…

Sarah’s Laughter to host fun run and IVF giveaway

Sarah’s Laughter is hosting an infertility awareness fun run and IVF giveaway at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center on November 12 at 9 a.m. Anyone interested in participating in the…

Mustangs leave Missouri with World Series title

The travel softball teams from Louisiana continue to handle business and bring championships back home. The Louisiana Mustangs 08 earned a 7-1 tournament record on the way to capturing the…

Father hoping to fulfill daughter’s last wish

A father, along with the rest of his family, is looking to make one of his daughter’s wishes come true, while she continues to suffer from a debilitating disease. Ralph…

Maniax 16U clinch Gulf Coast national title

The Maniax 16U marked the third local travel softball team to earn a national championship in July 2022. The team, based in the Brusly, Addis, and Plaquemine areas, features 10…

Hockey coming to Baton Rouge

The Raising Cane’s River Center will host three hockey games — one exhibition and two Federal Prospects Hockey League matchups this winter. If attendance is strong, Baton Rouge could be…

NBA veteran Langston Galloway dedicates court to BR

Nine-year NBA veteran and Baton Rouge native Langston Galloway held a ribbon cutting for a newly renovated outdoor basketball court at BREC’s Longfellow Park on July 15. The Langston Galloway…

Lady Rippers go undefeated, claim national title

A travel softball team with players from different parts of South Louisiana capped off a 72-win year with a national championship on July 14th. The Lady Rippers 09 went 8-0…

Watson softball team crowned national champs

The Watson Wildfire 10U softball team drove over 250 miles to Fort Walton Beach, Florida to bring a national championship back to Livingston Parish. The team, composed of mostly girls…

BR resident has children’s book published

Writing was something Baton Rouge resident Sarah White said she always loved to do. She parlayed that interest going from writing blogs to becoming a published author. The 27-year-old’s book,…

T-Rex would like to come visit you!

For those of all ages who love dinosaurs, Martin Wilmott and his wife, Dawn, bring Jurassic Park to your door with The Dinosaur Experience. The experience involves friendly dinosaurs, including…

Family celebrates six generations alive at once!

Geneva Cockerham’s family celebrated her life last month. The 98-yr-old passed away on May 14, 2022 and although her family lost its matriarch, there was still an opportunity to celebrate…

Sgt. Nick Tullier’s oldest son gets married

Help me congratulate Sgt. Nick Tullier’s oldest son Trent Tullier on his wedding! Tullier married Hannah Israel on May 21, 2022 in an intimate, private wedding held in Amite, Louisiana.…

Father & son to graduate together from LSU

On Saturday, May 21, father-son duo Bryan and George Stokes will graduate from the LSU’s College of Business together. Bryan Stokes will receive his Master of Business Administration, while his…

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