Family issues public plea to help find 7-year-old's killer

18 August 2014, 5:09 am

Loved ones are grieving the tragic death of a 7-year-old boy they said was full of life. He was killed in what investigators are calling a random shooting.... Read More »

For Food Start-Ups, Incubators Help Dish Up Success

18 August 2014, 1:44 am

If you want to get in shape, you can join a gym.... Read More »

Smith — Sanders

17 August 2014, 11:12 am

Layne Smith and Laura Smith, both of Baker, La., announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Smith, to Trevor Sanders, son of John Sanders and Teresa Sanders, both of Great Bend.... Read More »

Baker Workforce Development Center will train residents for refinery jobs

7 August 2014, 3:24 pm

Baton Rouge Community College and the city of Baker are helping to fill a big need in the petrochemical industry.On Thursday, local leaders cut the ribbon on the Baker Workforce Development Center. People will be trained there to enter the work at local refineries and plants.... Read More »

Louisiana councilman arrested for Moon Pie theft, abuse of power

7 August 2014, 2:46 pm

John Givens, who represents District 5 on Baker, LA's City Council, turned himself in to Baker Police investigators at 7:30 Thursday morning. Promote to Mobile 0 read more... Read More »

Councilman accused of stealing Moon Pie and abusing power turns himself in to police

7 August 2014, 12:09 pm

Police said a town official suspected of stealing a Moon Pie from a grocery store surrendered to authorities Thursday morning, the day after a warrant for his arrest was issued.... Read More »

Arrest warrant issued for Baker City Councilman accused of stealing pie

6 August 2014, 3:24 pm

An arrest warrant has been issued for Baker City Councilman John Givens, according to Baker Police officials. He is being charged with simple theft and misusing his power after allegedly stealing a banana cream pie.... Read More »

Arrest warrant issued for Baker City Councilman accused of stealing banana cream pie

6 August 2014, 3:09 pm

An arrest warrant has been issued for Baker City Councilman John Givens, according to Baker Police officials. He is being charged with simple theft and misusing his power after allegedly stealing a banana cream pie.... Read More »

Baker High auditorium reopens after being closed for about 20 years

28 July 2014, 10:09 am

For the first time since the 1990s, the Baker High McConnell Auditorium is back open. There was a ribbon cutting ceremony held Monday morning to officially reopen the auditorium.... Read More »

EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux to be inducted into Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame

24 July 2014, 12:09 pm

East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux and six other inductees will be inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame Friday. Sheriff Gautreaux will be honored with the award given to governmental and civic leaders dedicated to protecting residents.... Read More »