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A business and industry group lobbying for major upgrades to the Baton Rouge region's transportation grid on Tuesday identified $3 billion in key highway improvements... [Read More]
An ad hoc Louisiana Cemetery Board agreed to grant a lucrative sales license to the operator of the once financially troubled Oak Lane cemetery in... [Read More]
A controversial three-person panel appointed by the parish president that has served as the final arbiter of some of Ascension Parish's growth disputes is no... [Read More]
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By a 6-4 vote Thursday night, the Ascension Parish Council declared they no longer have confidence in Parish President Kenny Matassa's ability to lead the... [Read More]
The Ascension Parish Council is slated Thursday night to meet in closed session as members discuss the recent indictment of Parish President Kenny Matassa and... [Read More]
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Pointing to the wooden courtroom seal affixed above the head of ad hoc Judge Michael E. Kirby at the St. James Parish Courthouse, defense attorney... [Read More]
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A petition to start a recall of indicted Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa was filed Wednesday afternoon with the Louisiana Secretary of State's Office, an... [Read More]
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A former law enforcement officer was sentenced to 15 years and must pay $500,000 in restitution after he pleaded guilty to having sex with a... [Read More]
The defense attorney for indicted Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa asked Tuesday afternoon for a delay in a "no confidence" vote the Parish Council is... [Read More]
Distracted by a call on his radio, a Canadian National Railroad worker inadvertently allowed a remotely operated locomotive to move too fast when it was... [Read More]
The Ascension Parish Council will consider on Thursday night whether to ask Parish President Kenny Matassa to resign from office after his indictment Friday over... [Read More]
The Ascension Parish Council continued to stake its claim, bit by bit, to the levers of power as Parish President Kenny Matassa remains dogged by... [Read More]
Ten home and apartment owners have sued a regional sod company, claiming it reversed the flow of a key drainage canal and caused them to... [Read More]
The city of Gonzales is in the same boat as thousands of Baton Rouge-area residents: It wasn't required to get flood insurance, the mayor said,... [Read More]
CARA's House, the Ascension Parish animal shelter, recently got back inside its building in Sorrento after the August flood put it under water. [Read More]
Five parish presidents in the Baton Rouge area have reached a consensus on three priority drainage projects in the wake of the August floods, Ascension... [Read More]
A project to widen part of La. 42 through Prairieville into a four- and five-lane highway is expected to go out for bids in May,... [Read More]
Ascension Parish leaders agreed Thursday to give one more shot to a $500 million plan to build a regional sewer system that appears to be... [Read More]
Facing the questions about the pace of a grand jury probe into Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has agreed to... [Read More]
A pile of junk cars is burning behind Southside Recycle Center on Airline Highway at La. 929 in Prairieville, closing traffic on to La. 929. [Read More]
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