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Over the objections of the mayor, Baker Council introduces ordinance that would raise starting pay for firefighters

  Despite objections from Mayor Darnell Waites, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to introduce an ordinance that would...

May 9, 2017

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Baker council wrestles with negative audit findings, freeze on state grant money

    The city council met in a work session early Tuesday to discuss the negative findings in its 2016 audit, which have resulted...

May 2, 2017

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Baker honors beloved veterinarian

BAKER, LA (WAFB) –   Dr. Gordon Pirie, long-time veterinarian for BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo and a Baker veterinarian, spoke...

April 5, 2017

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Baker schools superintendent appoints Roy Walker as Baker Middle principal, receives reduction-in-force authority

BAKER — The School Board agreed Tuesday to allow Superintendent Herman Brister to implement a reduction-in-force in all job categories...

April 4, 2017

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Memorial to Martin Luther King expected to be in place by May at namesake park in Baker

A marker that was scheduled to be erected in fall 2016 to honor Martin Luther King Jr. in the newly renamed Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial...

March 14, 2017

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Nominations open for Baker Citizen of the Year

The City of Baker Inter-Club Council is accepting nominations for the 2016 Citizen of the Year Award. The guidelines and dates for nominees...

March 1, 2017

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