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Vranic Honored for Community Service

DEMCO CEO and General Manager John Vranic has been named Cooperative Leader of the Year for 2016 by the Louisiana Council of Farmer Cooperatives (LCFC). LCFC President Billy Gibson said Vranic received the honor primarily in recognition of his exemplary response to the Baton Rouge area flood of August 2016. The flood not only caused […]

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Dr. Josh Parker Begins Orthodontics Practice

Dr. Josh Parker of Parker Orthodontics was born and raised in Baton Rouge. He graduated from Central Private High School and received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from LSU. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the LSU School of Dentistry. While in school, Dr. Parker was a member of several honor […]

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Dr. Tony LoBue Gets New Associate

Dr. Daniellé White has joined the staff at Crossroads Animal Hospital, led by Dr. Tony LoBue, local veterinarian and former Central City Councilman. Dr. White graduated from Biloxi High School in Biloxi, MS, in 2003. She attended Mississippi State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology in 2008. After completing her undergraduate […]

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Galen, Angela Iverstine to Bring Products From Their St. Helena Farm to Tables of BR

In 2009, Central High School grad Galen Iverstine earned his degree in political science from LSU and considered three options — military service, law school, or graduate school.  During a school project, he became aware of the environmental, social, and economic impact of today’s industrialized food system and how it has marginalized family farms over […]

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Agriculture: Backbone of Louisiana Economy

Agriculture: Backbone of Louisiana Economy

In Washington, Ronnie Anderson is recognized as the leader of one of Louisiana’s largest and most influential organizations — the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation. But at his place in East Feliciana Parish just north of Zachary, Anderson looks like just another cow hand, as he herds cattle, drives them into holding pens, and then helps […]

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Crosstown Busing Still in Full Swing

Crosstown Busing Still in Full Swing

Some people in Baton Rouge think that when the U.S. Department of Justice ended its consent order over public schools in East Baton Rouge Parish that busing in the parish also ended.  But busing has not ended. Case in point: Woodlawn Middle School. The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board — not the federal courts […]

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Chamber of Commerce of EBR Elects Executive Board Members for 2013

Chamber of Commerce of EBR Elects Executive Board Members for 2013

Term ending December 31, 2013 Richie Edmonds • REMAX Realtor Bill Golden • Golden Services Craig LeBlanc • Palco Services Steve McCune • Intec America Carol Thomas • Tiger Bucks Alex Velasquez • Legacy Consulting Ralph Washington • Red Stick Cleaners Term ending December 31, 2014 Dr. Karla Doucet • Physician Marti Luke • Long-Term […]

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Integrity Glass Offers Quality and Price

Integrity Glass Offers Quality and Price

BATON ROUGE — Integrity Glass Works offers a vast range of services from custom heavy shower doors to automobile windshields to all glass needs in the highest quality residential and commercial construction projects. Need a customized mirror for your home? Choose from a lavish selection of frames.  If you don’t find the frame you are looking […]

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