St. George organizers submit their petition for new city

Advocate file photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Signs on Bluebonnet Boulevard notify drivers of a petition drive for city of St. George supporters outside Louisiana Lagniappe in Baton Rouge.

St. George supporters, under the gun from a flurry of high-profile land annexations by the City of Baton Rouge, submitted their petition for incorporation on Monday morning to the Registrar of Voters. “We chose to turn the petition in early due to the constant efforts by the City of Baton Rouge to undermine the… Continue reading →

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Association holds Columbus Day events

The Greater Baton Rouge American Italian Association’s Columbus Day Festa kicked off with a performance by Deana Martin and continued the following day with a full schedule of… Continue reading →




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Rouses, Associated Grocers reach settlement in legal dispute

Thibodaux retail grocery chain Rouses Enterprises and Baton Rouge-based wholesale grocery supplier Associated Grocers have reached an undisclosed settlement in a legal dispute after three days of trial last week. “The Rouse family is very satisfied with this resolution,” managing partner Donny… Continue reading →