BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a baby plains zebra.
He was born on Tuesday, July 17th, and is doing well on exhibit with the herd. This baby is the 23rd zebra born at the Baton Rouge Zoo.
Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in Ascension Parish.
A spokesperson for the parish president's office says mosquitoes have been trapped in several spots across the parish and tested.
The New Orleans Hornets hosted an audition Sunday in Baton Rouge for the Honeybees dance team.
Thirty-five women showed up to tryout for the squad. The Honeybees dance at Hornets games and help pep up the crowd.
LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri said Friday that the 15-man class of newcomers enrolling next month provides exactly what the Tigers need – speed on the bases and in the outfield, power hitting and additional pitching prowess.