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Brusly teenager who threatened to shoot up school charged with terrorizing  WAFB.com

BRUSLY, LA (WAFB) - A Brusly teenager who threatened to shoot up a high school has been charged with terrorizing, the Brusly Police Department announced ...



Brusly High teachers react to news of Oscar Lozada arrest  WAFB

It was an emotional day for teachers at Brusly High school, where Sylviane Finck Lozada taught foreign language.



Coach Sha’s Bootcamp combines fitness and fellowship  WAFB

Coach Sha's Bootcamp based in Brusly won the popular vote in a WAFB online poll for your favorite workout program in the Baton Rouge area.



Student taken into custody over rumored threat at Brusly High  WBRZ

BRUSLY - A student has been taken into custody after fear of a potential threat at an area high school circulated online Monday. According to the Brusly Police ...



2018 Brusly High Homecoming Court  thewestsidejournal.com

The 2018 Brusly High Homecoming Court. +13. Lauren Walker.JPG. Lauren Walker. 12th grade. Lauren is the daughter of Dalecia Williams and Chet Walker.



Brusly Police Department investigating fight at Brusly High School  thewestsidejournal.com

A Brusly High teacher filed a complaint with the Brusly Police Department after a physical altercation involving two students and three faculty members on ...



Husband of Brusly teacher missing since 2011 wanted for her death, investigators say  The Advocate

More than seven years after the disappearance of Brusly High School teacher Sylviane Finck Lozada, authorities now allege her husband is responsible for her ...



Husband of slain Brusly teacher arrested after 7 years, daughter rescued, sheriff says  The Advocate

More than seven years after a Brusly High School teacher disappeared, her husband has been arrested in her death and her daughter, now 12 years old, has ...



Oscar Lozada confesses to 2011 murder of Brusly High teacher  thewestsidejournal.com

Oscar Lozada confessed to killing his wife Sylviane Finck Lozada in 2011 at Louisiana State Police headquarters on Friday, Oct. 5.



Brusly police question student, plan to increase presence on campus after off-campus incident  The Advocate

BRUSLY — Police planned Monday to increase their presence on the campus of Brusly High for the remainder of the year following an off-campus incident that ...



Brusly High's bass masters  thewestsidejournal.com

Jordan Arceneaux. sports@thewestsidejournal.com. The Brusly High School bass fishing duo of Greg Diamond and Michael Bonadona went into the Mossy Oak ...



Photos, video: Brusly High graduates take 'Senior March' through Brusly Elementary, inspiring kids and revisiting teachers  The Advocate

From left, Jason Quinteros, 17, Cody Conner, 18, and Jean Luke Bernard, 17, slap hands with Brusly Elementary School students as they and other upcoming ...



Brusly volleyball jamboree: Host Panthers, McKinley tie for first in their pool  The Advocate

BRUSLY — Jamboree host Brusly High had a chance to post a 3-0 record at the 10th annual Westside Jamboree, but a late comeback against McKinley came ...



Fall football practice set to begin at Brusly High  thewestsidejournal.com

Joelle Wright. joellewright72@gmail.com. The Brusly High football team hasn't had much rest this summer due to mandatory summer workouts, and now it's ...



Brusly teacher lands state's first $50,000 fellowship for education initiatives  The Advocate

A Brusly English educator who is outgoing state Teacher of the Year has landed the state's first $50000 fellowship to pursue education initiatives.



New uniform, same legacy  thewestsidejournal.com

Staff Report. sports@thewestsidejournal.com. Brusly High School's marching band, the Panther Sound, will be sweating it out from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the next ...



West Side showdown showcases two bands, one musical family  thewestsidejournal.com

Ben Nabors. BHS Band Boosters. “It's a family affair,” sang Sly and the Family Stone way back in 1971. That is what the Port Allen High School and Brusly High ...



Arrest in Brusly teacher's death comes after investigator spends 7 years making his own breaks  The Advocate

Maj. Todd Morris treated the case like all the others he's investigated during his 28 years with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, pursuing every ...



WBR 'pilot parish' with EdRising Launch  thewestsidejournal.com

Port Allen EdRising Club members Kimberly Rivera and Mignonne Leachman with Brusly High assistant principal Julie Mayeaux at the EdRising Launch.



Deputies got calls on missing teacher, husband | Crime/Police  The Advocate

Records show the relationship between a missing Brusly High School teacher and her husband had been strained in the past.



Sheriff's Office: Lozada confesses to 2011 killing of wife, a Brusly teacher  The Advocate

Oscar Lozada was back in Louisiana after his extradition from Texas on Friday afternoon and confessed at Louisiana State Police headquarters to killing his wife ...



Brusly High senior named National Merit Scholar  thewestsidejournal.com

Brusly High senior Clay Gauthreaux is the only student in the parish this year to earn recognition as a National Merit Scholar. He is the son of Chris and Stacy.



Teacher of the year awarded first fellowship  thewestsidejournal.com

Staff Report. editor@thewestsidejournal.com. The 2018 Louisiana Teacher of the Year Kimberly Eckert, who calls the West Baton Rouge School District Home, ...



Deputy search near Gonzales in case of woman killed by Oscar Lozada, will continue another day  The Advocate

A search Tuesday in Ascension Parish for evidence in the killing of a Brusly High teacher who went missing in 2011 came up empty, but East Baton Rouge ...



New faces on Brusly's sidelines  thewestsidejournal.com

Jordan Arceneaux. sports@thewestsidejournal.com. There will be two new faces on the Brusly sideline this football season with the additions of Khalil Thomas ...



Our Views: Oscar Lozada would not have been arrested without hard work of Baton Rouge investigators  The Advocate

On the police shows of television, complicated crimes get neatly resolved in an hour. In the real world, justice can take much longer, as residents of south ...



West Baton Rouge playing pioneering role in program to groom next generation of teachers  The Advocate

This fall, the West Baton Rouge Parish School District will become the first district in the state to launch a national curriculum-based program called Educators ...



REPORT: Police release details of 2011 murder of Sylviane Finck  WAFB

Detectives have released more details surrounding the 2011 murder of Sylviane Finck after Oscar Lozada, who was interviewed for several hours Friday, ...



Brusly makes quick work of Crowley in baseball playoffs  The Advocate

BRUSLY — For four of the past five years, Brusly's baseball team has been a fixture in the Class 3A state semifinals.



Brusly High School teacher wins DOE teacher of the year  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Education named Brusly High School English teacher Kimberly Eckert 2018 State Teacher of the Year.



Brusly High seniors create memorable parking spots  WAFB.com

Just before the school year ended last year, a group of upcoming seniors at Brusly High School decided they wanted to make their mark on the school with a ...



Walk-Ons in Brusly set to open  thewestsidejournal.com

The Walk-Ons in Brusly will host a grand opening Monday, Oct. 8 after a weekend of soft openings.



'Just play' is the advice of Brusly coach Tait Dupont going into LHSAA tourney  The Advocate

Brusly is seeking a breakout performance at the LHSAA baseball tournament that leads to a Class 3A title.



Oscar Lozada cleared for extradition to Baton Rouge  WAFB

A Texas judge has approved extradition for Oscar Alberto Lozada, clearing the way for Lozada's return to Baton Rouge.



Photos: Brusly Volleyball Jamboree | Photos  The Advocate

Area teams compete in a volleyball jamboree, Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at Brusly High School in Brusly, La.



Dutchtown Invitational Marching Festival will be Oct. 20 | Zachary  The Advocate

The Dutchtown Invitational Marching Festival will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, on Griffin Field at Dutchtown High School, 13165 La. 73, Geismar.



Brusly High honors teacher who disappeared without a trace  WBRZ

It has been nearly 5 years since Sylviane Lozada went missing. She was a foreign language teacher at Brusly High School. Her family there continues to raise ...



Louisiana Teacher of the Year heads home to Marksville  KALB News

MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB) - 2018 Teacher of the Year Kimberly Eckert was invited to speak to the Avoyelles Parish Rotary Club Monday and share what she ...



Former Brusly mayor Rod Prejean dies at age 85; services Saturday  The Advocate

BRUSLY — Rod Prejean, a former two-term mayor of Brusly, local businessman and coach, will be laid to rest Saturday following his death at age 85.



Twin valedictorians graduate from Brusly High School  WAFB.com

BRUSLY, LA (WAFB) - The co-valedictorians of Brusly High School have a lot in common. They both have 4.3 grade point averages, and they're twin sisters.



Brusly fishing duo claims 1st place  thewestsidejournal.com

The fishing duo of Michael Bonadona and Greg Diamond claimed first place at the Louisiana High School BASS Nation West Division Fall Qualifier last ...



$90 million in construction projects set in motion by West Baton Rouge school board  The Advocate

PORT ALLEN — The West Baton Rouge Parish School Board began cementing plans for its comprehensive list of building projects by giving schools ...



Wrestlers compete in final round of 2017 Brusly Invitational  The Advocate

Separated by weight class, athletes compete in the final round of the 2017 Brusly Invitational, held Saturday, January 7, 2017, at Brusly High School in Brusly, ...



Cutting the ribbon on Port Allen High  thewestsidejournal.com

The West Baton Rouge School Board cut the ribbon on construction projects that transformed Port Allen High School into a new campus Wednesday, Sept. 19.



Slain Brusly teacher's sister: On case, waiting for reunion with niece  The Advocate

For seven years, Ghislaine Finck waited in Belgium with no word about what happened to her older sister. During that time, Finck did, however, receive updates ...



Work to commence soon on West Baton Rouge school projects, officials say  The Advocate

West Baton Rouge Parish voters who in December approved a $90-million bond issue for the school district will soon start seeing that money put to use, ...



Brusly's dream 1977 baseball title season remembered at reunion  The Advocate

BRUSLY — It was like a dream script revisited when members of Brusly High School's state championship baseball team of 1977 gathered for a reunion Friday.



2018 PAHS Homecoming Court  thewestsidejournal.com

Raven Murphy. 9th grade. Raven is the daughter of Chris and Quinn Murphy and sister of Chris Murphy, Jr. She is a. member of the cheer, powerlifting and track ...



Brusly resident named Paramedic of the Year  thewestsidejournal.com

Breanna Smith. editor@thewestsidejournal.com. George Steffensen has spent his life saving lives, mentoring upcoming paramedics, and earning countless ...



Maddie's Ice Cream: A homemade treat  thewestsidejournal.com

Breanna Smith. editor@thewestsidejournal.com. It took one taste of Cammie's Homemade Ice Cream to inspire Matthew Becker, owner of Maddie's Ice Cream, ...



The Investigators: 19-year-old student still at school despite felony arrest  WAFB.com

A 19-year-old who attends a GED program at a West Baton Rouge Parish high school is charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile after police say he ...



Arrests Week of August 6, 2018 – August 17, 2018  thewestsidejournal.com

Lillie Roth, 30, 2051 Poydras Bayou Rd, Port Allen, LA, bench warrant. Russell Saltzman, 40, 107 Bon Ami Dr, Lafayette, LA, disturbing the peace. Kenneth ...



Four Thursday games open Week 6 football action  The Advocate

And now there are four, yes four, football games set for Thursday night, including two District 6-1A openers involving top-five teams.



Panthers handle Sharks, 40-14  thewestsidejournal.com

The Brusly Panthers cruised to a 40-14 win at home over the Mentorship Academy Sharks Friday night.



Mexican officials who helped with Oscar Lozado's arrest honored by Louisiana officials at Governor's Mansion  The Advocate

Louisiana leaders hosted Mexican officials this week after the two governments and their respective law enforcement agencies worked together to bring justice ...



Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area Business Honors for Oct. 14, 2018  The Advocate

Fran Gladden, vice president of government and public affairs for Cox Southeast Region, was named by the McNeese State University Alumni Association as ...



Pantherettes pumped after summer camp  thewestsidejournal.com

Joelle Wright. joellewright72@gmail.com. The Brusly High Pantherettes dance team is hot off the heels of their summer camp where they returned with ...



Pointe Coupee victim Carli Jo LeBlanc, a former Brusly standout, covered all the bases with a life well-lived  The Advocate

What's the value of a life? The question is one most of us ponder at some point in our lives.



Community column for June 12  The Advocate

Iota Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi celebrated the end of the club year with a social and fish fry on May 26 at Ed and Cheryl Foster's home. The theme was ...



To become a better baseball player, Northwestern State's Kwan Adkins ... turned to football?  The Advocate

Kwan Adkins wanted to have fun his senior year at Northwestern State.



Council denies rezoning request due to small lot sizes, desire for 'smart growth'  thewestsidejournal.com

Breanna Smith. editor@thewestsidejournal.com. Bigger is better for development, according to the West Baton Rouge Council. The council denied a rezoning ...



Plaquemine company breaks ground on Brusly shopping center  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

A Plaquemine development company broke ground last week on its first project: a Brusly shopping center featuring a paper and gifts shop, health spa, Edward ...



All in: Passion for the classroom drives state teacher of the year  The Advocate

Louisiana's teacher of the year never planned on a career in the classroom.



Sheriff's Office Arrest Report Week of July 16, 2018 – July 22, 2018  thewestsidejournal.com

Joshua Williams, 22, 1010 ½ Ave C, Port Allen, LA, bench warrant. Dyteria Collins, 20, 5267 Satinwood Dr, Baton Rouge, LA, theft, theft of motor vehicle, ...



Justice for Fatrell wants outside help  thewestsidejournal.com

Breanna Smith. editor@thewestsidejournal.com. The Justice for Fatrell Organization, a social justice group formed in response to the unsolved murder of Port ...



Letter to the editor: A peer opinion on Thermaldyne variance  thewestsidejournal.com

Thermaldyne proposes to process both oil bearing hazardous secondary refinery sludge and liquid materials in Port Allen. Our company, TD*X Associates, has ...



WBRSO Arrest Report July 30, 2018 – August 5, 2018  thewestsidejournal.com

David Dansky, 46, 1089 Longwood Ave, Baton Rouge, LA, disturbing the peace, resisting an officer. Candace Jarreau, 38, 12121 S. Palmer Lane, Port Allen, LA, ...



Randall Gay career highlights at Brusly (1996-1999)  WAFB.com

Before he was a star at LSU and a two-time Super Bowl champion in the NFL, Randall 'Blue' Gay was scoring touchdowns and dominating opponents at Brusly ...



Registration open for Biddy Basketball  thewestsidejournal.com

West Baton Rouge Parks and Recreation is now accepting WBR Biddy Basketball registration forms. The Biddy Ball basketball league is made up of co-ed ...



Experience key as teams head to Sulphur for state baseball tournament  The Advocate

Catholic High baseball knows what it has to do to be successful at the LHSAA baseball state tournament.



Funeral services set for slain West Baton Rouge deputy, daughter Saturday in Brusly  The Advocate

West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Donna LeBlanc and her daughter Carli LeBlanc will be laid to rest Saturday after visitation at the Brusly High School ...



Residents oppose Thermaldyne variance  thewestsidejournal.com

Residents packed the West Baton Rouge Parish Council chambers to oppose the variance requested by Thermaldyne, an environmental services firm that ...



West Side school bus operator stops for student seen walking to school  thewestsidejournal.com

Negative stories of bus drivers leaving students, forgetting students, or making them late for school are common, especially with the rise of social media.



Brusly begins playoff run at Eunice  thewestsidejournal.com

Following a loss to Madison Prep to conclude the regular season, the Brusly Panthers enter the Class 3A playoffs with the No. 31 seed and that means a date ...



West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office sponsors Hunter Safety Course  thewestsidejournal.com

West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office sponsored Hunter Safety Course is scheduled for Friday, October 26, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, ...



Brusly-St. John popular rivalry with fans  The Advocate

Critics outside the Baton Rouge area look at the first two weeks of Brusly's football schedule and ask why. As in why are Class 3A Panthers opening their season ...



Brusly finds a defensive weapon in quarterback Jason Holliday  The Advocate

Brusly coach Marc Brown struggled with the decision of playing quarterback Jason Holliday both ways.



Louisiana Supreme takes title  thewestsidejournal.com

Joelle Wright. joellewright72@gmail.com. Some of the West Side's top prep basketball players have spent the summer competing as the Louisiana Supreme ...



Neighboring law enforcement speak at Community Partnership Alliance meeting  thewestsidejournal.com

Law enforcement officers from surrounding areas and representing the State Police spoke at the second Community Partnership Alliance meeting hosted by the ...



Running for Office: Zachary School Board  The Advocate

Obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Jeanne “Nikki” Gautreaux says she is running for the Zachary Community School Board District 4 seat as a mom who wants to ...



Brusly Lions go to summer camp  thewestsidejournal.com

Staff Report. Brusly Lions Club. For 60 years the Louisiana Lions Camp at Leesville has proudly served the youngsters of our state with special needs, diabetes, ...



Addis man convicted for role in HIV drug scheme  thewestsidejournal.com

Staff Report. editor@thewestsidejournal.com. An Addis man was convicted for his role in organizing a scheme to purchase black market HIV pharmaceutical ...



Who's Oscar Lozada? Cryptic man made new life in Mexico before arrest in wife's murder case  The Advocate

Oscar Lozada was looking ahead. He was building a new life for himself in Mexico, settling down and finding financial success there — until authorities swooped ...



Want to help your local schools with funding? Louisiana specialty license plates could help  The Advocate

At a time when state money is scarce, legislators are looking around for alternatives to help the organizations back home come up with funding.



Throwback Thursday  thewestsidejournal.com

From the Sept. 6, 1968 edition of the West Side Journal.



Baton Rouge's 2nd Annual Bloom Music & Arts Festival  thewestsidejournal.com

New Orleans native and bounce music star, Big Freedia, will headline the Second Annual Bloom Music & Arts Festival in downtown Baton Rouge Oct. 6.



BR Proud: Brusly High's Kimberly Eckert  www.brproud.com

Ninth-grade English teacher Kimberly Eckert is a finalist for the Louisiana Department of Education's Teacher of the Year award. Local 33's Chad Sabadie ...



Deputy on leave after allegations  thewestsidejournal.com

Staff Report. editor@thewestsidejournal.com. The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy accused of stalking and assaulting multiple women during traffic ...



WBRSO plans Labor Day weekend patrols  thewestsidejournal.com

Staff Report. editor@thewestsidejournal.com. The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office will conduct Louisiana Highway Safety Commission sponsored campaigns, ...



West Baton Rouge Homemakers' Club holds meeting  thewestsidejournal.com

The Erwinville chapter of the West Baton Rouge Homemakers' Club welcomed the WBRP Health Advisory Committee at their recent meeting. Pictured above ...



Northeast spoils Port Allen's homecoming, wins 32-15  thewestsidejournal.com

Five Port Allen turnovers turned into 20 Northeast points as the Vikings spoiled the Pelicans' homecoming with a 32-15 win at Guy Otwell Stadium last Friday ...



Environmental consciousness at Port Allen High  thewestsidejournal.com

Staff Report. editor@thewestsidejournal.com. Each Friday, Port Allen High School students in Dr. Kellie Green's environmental science class and others collect ...



Parish Council appoints Registrar of Voters  thewestsidejournal.com

The West Baton Rouge Parish Council appointed Corey Caillouet as the West Baton Rouge Registrar of Voters at the Thursday, Oct. 25 meeting. The final ...



'People's forum' held on Thermaldyne variance request  thewestsidejournal.com

The Louisiana Environmental Action Network (LEAN) hosted a public forum on the proposed feedstock variance requested by Thermaldyne, an environmental ...



No Westside Bulldogs for first time in decade  thewestsidejournal.com

Jordan Arceneaux. sports@thewestsidejournal.com. For the first time in a little over a decade, there will not be a Westside Bulldogs team that will take the field to ...



Gov. Edwards signs 79 new bills into law, vetoes 3  WAFB.com

Governor John Bel Edwards signed 79 bills into law and vetoed three bills Wednesday that Louisiana Legislature passed during the 2018 Regular Legislative ...



LDOE launches campaign to recruit next generation of teachers  WAFB.com

Information provided by the Louisiana Department of Education BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Louisiana Department of Education launched a statewide campaign ...



Pelicans head west for 1st round of playoffs  thewestsidejournal.com

What seemed almost impossible a few weeks ago became reality for the Port Allen Pelican football team.



Records reveal Lozada case details | Crime/Police  The Advocate

In the days after Sylviane Finck Lozada disappeared in July 2011, detectives seized several items from the Brusly High School teacher's home, including pieces ...



False River facelift gets more funds  thewestsidejournal.com

Staff Report. editor@thewestsidejournal.com. State Rep. Major Thibaut has secured an additional $2 million in state funding for the False River Restoration ...



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