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September 05 11:46 AM
This year, the BBQ Shrimp Contest will be on Friday night, Sept. 12, with prize money totaling $1,000. Saturday, Sept. 13, the West Baton Rouge Tourist Information & Conference Center grounds will be center stage for the 8th Annual Smokin` Oldies Barbeque Cook-Off.
September 05 11:46 AM
Since then, Simek worked in a variety of capacities in the Records Division before serving as a secretary with the Criminal Investigations Division, where she spent 21 years. In 1996, she was appointed secretary to the chief by then-Chief of Police Danny Dison and continues to serve in that capacity today.
August 29 09:58 AM
Beginning Friday, Aug. 29, through Monday, Sept.1, favorite brands, including Old Farmer’s Almanac General Store, Fossil, Carter’s, OshKosh B’Gosh and Wilsons Leather Outlet, among many more, will hold Labor Day Weekend sidewalk sales with limited-time discounts on end-ofsummer and fall preview merchandise.
August 29 09:58 AM
“I pride myself on having a servant heart, possessing the ethics, integrity and ability to build relationships to get things done,” Taliaferro said. “I have served my country both locally and nationally; with my 34 years in law enforcement and 33 years of military experience, I am uniquely qualifiedto be the next Shreveport city marshal.
August 29 09:58 AM
The Mooringsport Cypress Festival will be held 5:30-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 12, and 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Edwin Tuttle Currie Park in Mooringsport, La. After a two-year hiatus, the festival has been brought back by several passionate supporters in the Mooringsport community.
August 22 10:42 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. – As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced Monday that winning art pieces from the Louisiana Art Education Association's (LAEA) 2014 Youth Art Month contest are on display in the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion for the month of August.
August 22 10:42 AM
In congratulating the newly promoted officers, Chief Shaw said, “People expect us to be perfect in an imperfect world. I’m going to tell you the very best that you can do. … You put God first, then your family and then this job. Don’t get that confused. Anytime you get that confused, you’re going to have problems.
August 21 10:54 AM
For the past 24 years, St. Jude has given away more than 340 houses and raised more than $270 million through the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway campaign, the largest single-event fund-raiser for the hospital. It is because of programs like this that families never receive a bill from St.

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