Oh, the irony! (Guess who was subpoenaed to testify for Matassa)

Truth is stranger than fiction.  Nowhere is the adage truer than a criminal courtroom…. I suspect it is no more than a ploy to have me excluded during the proceedings in Judge Jason Verdigets’ court this morning, Unglesby tried it on August 16.

Rape/Sexual Battery charges added to Child Pornography in case of Alexandria man

BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced additional criminal charges have been brought against Michael Wayne Tipton of Alexandria. “It is a disturbing trend that those who view and distribute child pornography often are also hands-on offenders,” said General Landry. “My office will not rest in our efforts to arrest child […]

Where have you gone, Cathy Derbonne?

Who is Scot Byrd and why does he think his opinion matters when it comes to matters concerning the people of Gonzales, decided by the voters of Gonzales? “I was pretty disappointed on behalf of the citizens here in Gonzales.  I think that right now we are in an anti-tax climate and I think despite […]

Lawyers in Libraries coming to Ascension

The Ascension Parish Library, in partnership with the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) and the Louisiana Library Association (LLA), is hosting its annual Lawyers in Libraries program on Wednesday, October 25.  An attorney will be present to provide 15-minute individual consultations from 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon at the Dutchtown location.  Appointments for free legal […]

Two men arrested for Child Pornography

BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Cyber Crime Unit and Fugitive Apprehension Unit have arrested two Rapides Parish men on multiple counts of child pornography charges.  “My office will continue to work diligently and effectively to take child predators off of our streets.” said General Landry. “We will continue doing all we legally can to […]

St. James’ Ken Brass wins Ascension on way to District 58 victory

Ken Brass, a Democrat who currently serves on St. James Parish Council, won the Special Election to fill the District 58 seat in Louisiana’s House of Representatives rendered vacant by Ed Price’s election to the Louisiana Senate earlier this year.  Three other democrats vied for the seat Brass won with 57% of the vote in […]

Salvation Army opens Christmas Assistance Sign-Ups

The Salvation Army – Greater Baton Rouge will open the application process for Angel Tree Christmas assistance for families in need on Monday, October 16.  Parents will be able to come and apply for toys and clothing for all children in the family 12 years of age and younger.  To apply, applicants will need to bring […]

Amid Child Pornography arrest in St. Tammany, AG Jeff Landry asking public for help

BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has arrested a Covington man on charges of child pornography, and he is asking the public for their assistance and information on the alleged perpetrator. “Today’s arrest is another step forward in making our communities safer,” said General Landry. “However, our work is not done. I […]

Holy Rosarys La Fete des Bayous October 26-29

ST. AMANT, LA – Our Lady of Holy Rosary Catholic Church will host its second annual La Fête des Bayous the weekend of October 26-29, 2017 at 44450 Hwy. 429 St. Amant, LA 70774. This year’s festival will include: rides, games, jambalaya and gumbo cook-offs, a talent show, a car show, a live and silent auctions, and lots of great food. […]

Deputy Assessor Lisa Jones earns Certification

Congratulations to Lisa Jones!  Lisa is the latest Assessor’s Office deputy to gain certification through the Louisiana Assessor’s Association and the International Association of Assessing Officers, the leading training and learning organization for assessment professionals worldwide.   Becoming a Certified Louisiana Deputy Assessor is an achievement that is not without merit.  The coursework set out […]