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Port Allen, Louisiana is located in West Baton Rouge Parish. Zip codes in Port Allen, LA include 70767. The median home price in Port Allen is $187,400. More Port Allen information.

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19 hrs ago | NOLA.com

ExxonMobil contributed $84.4 million in East Baton Rouge Parish taxes, $144 million in state taxes last year, report says

ExxonMobil's most recent economic impact study shows the company contributed $84.4 million in East Baton Rouge Parish taxes, and $144 million in state taxes last year.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Trucker

Louisiana parish to help fund highway study

The Iberville Parish Council has agreed to share the cost of a feasibility study that could lead to a new highway and bridge on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Ascension and Iberville parishes.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Iberville will help fund highway study

The Iberville Parish Council has agreed to share the cost of a feasibility study that could lead to a new highway and bridge on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Ascension and Iberville parishes.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Advocate

Port approves deal with two tenants

Committees of the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission recommended approval Thursday of two tenant lease agreements worth a combined $294,000 over the next 28 months.

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NOLA.com

3rd defendant convicted of murdering Harvey handyman

A Port Allen man was convicted Friday for his role in the death of a Harvey handyman who was beaten and shot by intruders seeking $12,000 in his house.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Parish officials trying to come up with traffic solutions

Traffic around Baton Rouge happens at any given time. Thursday, officials from surrounding parishes were at the table, yet again, to discuss the problems and possible solutions at a forum on the issue.

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WBRZ

Mother, son arrested in Port Allen shooting

Police charged Terrance Tillman, 22, and Edith Tillman, 43, in connection with the shooting on Aug. 14 at the basketball courts on 14th and Maryland.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WBRZ

2 accused of witness intimidation in Port Allen shooting

Two people accused of using social media to threaten witnesses to the Aug. 16 shooting of a man in Port Allen were arrested on charges of intimidation of witnesses.

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The Advocate

Iberville agrees to work with Ascension in funding bridge study

The Iberville Parish Council on Tuesday unanimously threw its support behind Parish President J. Mitchell Ourso's recommendation for the parish to share costs with Ascension Parish in funding a feasibility study that could mean a new highway and bridge on the west bank of the Mississippi.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Advocate

Former LSU tight end Robinson pleads guilty in truck stop shooting

A former LSU football player is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to three counts of attempted second-degree murder in a 2011 shooting at a Port Allen truck stop.

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NOLA.com

Port Allen man standing trial in murder of Harvey handyman

When Carolyn Bates returned to her home in Harvey 's Woodmere subdivision on that rainy Friday afternoon more than four years ago, she immediately became suspicious when she found her front door was ajar.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

2nd shooting in Port Allen days later, same area, one injured

The Port Allen Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened earlier Saturday afternoon on Franklin Street, the same area where another shooting occurred just three days prior.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Advocate

WBR council names new Port Allen street after pastor

It's now official: A newly built Port Allen street connecting Oregon Avenue to William and Lee Park has been named after a local pastor who advocates for disadvantaged children.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Advocate

Port Allen adopts new rules for police hires

The City Council Wednesday night unanimously adopted an ordinance that will force recently hired police officers to reimburse the city for the money spent to train and outfit them if they leave the city's Police Department within two years.

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NOLA.com

Cool Planet to award contract for $56 million biofuels plant in Alexandria

Cool Planet Energy Systems, a Colorado energy startup that aims to turn woodchips and other organic waste into gasoline as well as a crop-boosting soil enhancer , says it has started clearing land to build its first commercial plant in Alexandria.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Advocate

WBR levee park expansion could revive a Bonfesta event

Efforts to extend the paved park that extends along the top of the Mississippi River levee in West Baton Rouge Parish are gaining traction.

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WBRZ

Former Port Allen star finds new home at Texas Southern

This comes after Claiborne was dismissed from the Texas A&M football team after being arrested twice in a seven-month span while in the Bryan/College Station area.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

WBRZ

Construction repairs wrapping up in WBR

A $1.4 million dollar construction project in West Baton Rouge Parish is close to completion.

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NOLA.com

St. Charles Parish crime report, Aug. 4-5

Michael A. Singleton, 41, 2820 Saint Andrews St., New Orleans, was arrested 8/2/14 and booked with DWI and reckless operation.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Hearing set for Port Allen voter fraud case

The voter fraud investigation from the special Mayoral election in Port Allen is gaining steam.

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