Four-Down Friday: Can the Oklahoma Sooners rebound from Iowa State setback?

19 October 2017, 8:48 pm

The road to redemption for quarterback Baker Mayfield and company begins this weekend ... The sky was falling two weeks ago in Baton Rouge, Louisiana when the LSU Tigers lost at home. Losing during your homecoming weekend is devastating enough as it ...... Read More »

Baker man gets five-year sentence over 2015 traffic fatality in Ascension Parish

19 October 2017, 9:48 am

GONZALES — A Baker man received a five-year prison sentence ... John Sanchez, 30, pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the death of Floyd Cox, 69, of Baton Rouge, resulting from the crash near the La. 30 overpass in Gonzales, prosecutors in Ascension ...... Read More »

Police: 13-year-old has baby in bedroom, leaves newborn on neighbor's doorstep

17 October 2017, 10:54 am

BAKER, La. -- Authorities say a newborn baby is OK after being delivered in secret and then dropped off on a neighbor's doorstep. Baton Rouge NBC affiliate WVLA reports that the 13-year-old mother delivered the child in her bedroom. She then cleaned the ...... Read More »

US Sen. John Kennedy announces $10.4 M for south Louisiana schools

17 October 2017, 7:10 am

John Kennedy (R-La.) announced today (Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017) that FEMA is granting $10.4 million in Public Assistance Funds to school districts in Livingston Parish, East Baton Rouge Parish and the city of Baker. The East Baton Rouge School Board will ...... Read More »

Mayfield, Love, Barkley lead AP midseason All-America team

17 October 2017, 6:34 am

Quarterback — Baker Mayfield, senior ... s death is the second time a father has been accused of killing his small child in Louisiana since the weekend. East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. Beau Clark confirmed during the infant’s autopsy that he ...... Read More »

Louisiana girl, 13, gives birth in bedroom, drops baby off at neighbor's home

17 October 2017, 2:52 am

A 13-year-old Louisiana girl secretly gave birth Sunday and dropped the baby off on her neighbor's doorstep, officials said. WVLA-TV in Baton Rouge said the incident was reported in Baker, Louisiana. The girl delivered the baby alone in her room and ...... Read More »

LSU film study: How Tigers defense dominated Auburn offense in second half

16 October 2017, 10:02 am

BATON ROUGE, La. — Let’s start off this week’s LSU film study with ... To put that in perspective, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield leads college football this season in yards per attempt. His average? 12.0. Mayfield, Oklahoma State quarterback ...... Read More »

Report: 13-year-old gives birth near Baton Rouge, drops baby off on teacher’s porch

16 October 2017, 7:19 am

A 13-year-old in Baker, Louisiana, who reportedly didn’t know she was pregnant until she gave birth Sunday morning tried to hide it by leaving the baby with a teacher, according to WBRZ. The Baton Rouge ABC affiliate reports that the teacher found the ...... Read More »

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: LSU knocks off No. 10 Auburn, 27-23

14 October 2017, 2:48 pm

BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU erased a 20-0 first-half deficit and freshman ... The Sooners stopped Texas on four of its last five possessions, and one huge Baker Mayfield touchdown led Oklahoma (5-1, 2-1 Big 12) to its second consecutive win in the series ...... Read More »

Meet the 2017 Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge

11 October 2017, 4:40 am

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz; GMFS; and Woman’s Hospital round out the top five. To compile this year’s list, Business Report once again partnered with the Greater Baton Rouge Society for Human Resource Management to discover what ...... Read More »

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