Latest East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Stories

2009-08-26 10:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Westway Terminal Company LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Westway Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WTWG), launched a $3.8 million expansion to its Port Allen facility today with a groundbreaking ceremony at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge.

2009-08-17 12:25:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineers and designers in the greater Southern Louisiana area are invited to a job fair Tuesday, August 18 and Wednesday, August 19 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

2009-07-15 16:54:43

Police in Louisiana said a woman allegedly stabbed her female roommate for requesting she not walk around their apartment in the nude. The victim, whose name was not released, told Baton Rouge police Tanya McKnight became enraged after she was asked not to walk around naked and stabbed the victim in her face, neck and chest with a knife, the Baton Rouge Advocate reported Wednesday. McKnight allegedly told the victim during the attack she was going to kill her. Police said they recovered a...

2009-07-09 15:51:00

BATON ROUGE, La., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Providence announces an expansion in the Houston area by opening a new office in Houston, Texas. This expansion is driven by Providence's continued growth in Texas and the Gulf Coast.

2009-06-24 22:39:00

Sean Ochinko capped a five-run sixth inning with a two-run single Wednesday, vaulting LSU to the NCAA baseball championship with an 11-4 win over Texas. The Tigers won their sixth national title, all of them coming in the last 18 years.

2009-06-19 20:25:46

Home runs by Blake Dean, Tyler Hanover and Ryan Schimpf powered LSU into the finals of the College World Series Friday with a 14-5 blasting of Arkansas. The game was delayed at the start for 2 ½ hours by rain, after which the Tigers pounded out 16 hits and scored in six different innings. Anthony Ranaudo got the win by working six shutout innings, giving up four hits and striking out five. LSU will take on either Texas or Arizona State for the NCAA championship in a best-of-three series...

2009-05-11 10:34:00

LSU BIOS program joins the Digital Arts Alliance BATON ROUGE, La., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pearson Foundation today announced plans to support, for the second year in a row, Louisiana State University's (LSU) Biology Intensive Orientation for Students (BIOS) program with scholarships and digital arts equipment.

2009-02-24 23:23:40

Marcus Thornton scored 32 points Tuesday, powering No. 18 LSU to an 81-75 win over Florida and at least a share of the SEC regular-season title. Garrett Temple added 21 points and seven rebounds for the Tigers (24-4, 12-1 SEC), who improved to 19-1 on their home floor this season.

2009-02-10 11:14:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro City Redevelopment Coalition, Inc. (MCRC) and AAmagin Property Group, LLC of Baton Rouge, La. are pleased to announce the grand opening of Melrose PepperMill Apartments II, which will be officially introduced with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m.

2009-01-26 07:00:00

While Building Boom Declines in Some Regions, These Markets Remain Stable, According to New Reports from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.