CONSIDERING, he launched St. Elizabeth Foundation 25 years ago with a desire to give young, pregnant women without resources more options for adoption in Baton Rouge. The foundation has placed more than 450 babies in loving homes while assisting...
DATE: March 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: News (inR)
The Salvation Army toy drive will dispense gifts to close to 5,000 children in the community this holiday season. Volunteers are needed for set up and organization of the toy distribution site at the Walmart on Plank Road in Baker, taking place Dec.
DATE: November 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: News (inR)
Peoples Health announced plans to serve a broader population of Medicare beneficiaries in the state, starting in 2013. Peoples Health will accept enrollments into its plans, including those offered in the new expansion areas, through Dec. 7.
DATE: October 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
Baton Rouge General Medical Center was the only Baton Rouge area hospital recognized as one of the nation's Top Performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, an independent nonprofit that ranks organizations in the United States. Top...
DATE: October 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
Kenneth Uffman, the retired president and CEO of the Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge who was active in a multitude of community and civic organizations, died in Baton Rouge this morning at the age of 84. Born in St. Louis, Uffman had been a Baton Rouge...
DATE: October 09, 2012 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
News roundup: Possible dam failure spurs evacuations in Tangipahoa … Waste Management to resume local garbage collection Friday … BP will donate $1 million for Isaac relief
On the run: The possible failure of a dam located on the Tangipahoa River between McComb, Miss., and the Mississippi/Louisiana state line has spurred mandatory evacuations in Tangipahoa Parish. Louisiana officials estimate that...
DATE: August 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Another person’s treasure Through Sunday, bargain shop for a great cause at Inner Wheel Club’s annual Attic Trash and Treasure Sale. Plum merchandise of all kinds has been gathered: home goods, holiday décor, clothing and furniture, to...
DATE: March 01, 2012 | CATEGORY: Avenue Rouge
16-year-old goes from the Congo to Christian rap in Baton Rouge
DATE: February 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: News (225)
News roundup: N.O., Lafayette battle for 'Tastiest Town in the South' title … Two gold coins dropped in Salvation Army red kettles in Alexandria … NBC highlights 'remarkable transformation' in La. schools
Cuisine campaign: New Orleans and Lafayette are named among the top 10 "Tastiest Towns in the South," according to Southern Living magazine's January issue. Readers will determine the winner of the top 10, which also includes...
DATE: December 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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