Port Allen's next challenge: choosing an interim mayor
Time is winding down for the Port Allen City Council to appoint an interim mayor in the wake of Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter's recall from office .
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Possible bomb shuts down Highway 19 in Zachary
Zachary Police are trying to determine if materials found in a mini storage facility off Highway 19 is an explosive device.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Downtown Gallery Crawl Thursday
"Happy, happy, happy" describes all those of us who enjoy a great party with beautiful art, tasty food and drink, live music, good friends and neighbors as we look forward to the Thursday Downtown Gallery Crawl.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Port Allen set for first city council meeting since mayor left office
A woman trying on bras says she caught a man a man taking pictures of her in the store dressing room, and she ran topless through the store to help catch him.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
East Feliciana board discusses building issues
Nearly $702,000 in available federal funds will be used for needed maintenance in East Feliciana Parish Schools, said Mitch Harrell, vice president and chairman of the school district Building Committee.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Inside Report: Black vote split in Port Allen recall
There were many who doubted an effort to recall Mayor Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter would be successful, based on the racial demographic of Port Allen's registered voters.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Monolyte bankruptcy filing may affect residentsa lawsuit
The company that owned and operated a chemical facility in Slaughter destroyed by a fire a year ago has filed for bankruptcy, which could complicate matters for the 32 East Feliciana Parish residents seeking damages for respiratory problems and diminished property values they attribute to the blaze.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Slaughter doesna t contest Port Allen recall, vacates mayora s office
Slaughter never showed up for work Monday and did not file a legal challenge to the recall election by the 4:30 p.m. deadline.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
House for sale catches fire
A man is in critical condition after being shot outside a gas station Sunday evening.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
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Members of the City Council agreed Sunday that one of their first priorities in the wake of Port Allen Mayor Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter's recall is to take another stab at adopting a 2013-14 budget before city departments run out of money.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Lafayette couple killed in WBR crash
A Lafayette coupled died late Friday night when they were involved in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 near La.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Port Allen recall and 5th Congressional District on ballot Saturday
Polls open at 7 a.m. Saturday in communities and parishes around the state to decide a smattering of issues and races.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
East Feliciana DA ordered to treat family of DWI victims with a fairness, dignity, respecta
East Feliciana Parish District Attorney Sam D'Aquilla has been ordered to comply with a request from relatives of six of the seven people killed in a 2012 head-on collision with a drunken driver to treat them with "fairness, dignity and respect" in any future proceedings involving the Brett Gerald case.