The Weekly Press...Baton's Rouge's Oldest 
and Most Continuous Weekly Publication
The Weekly Press is located in North Baton Rouge in the heart of the Scotlandville community. Since 1974, Ivory Payne has published this "People's Publication."

The Baton Rouge Weekly Press is considered to be the number one minority newspaper in The Greater Baton Rouge area and has served the public for over 31 years. The Weekly Press  is distributed every week with a total circulation of 7,500 and has over 150 distribution points which include State and Local Government buildings, Banks, Churches, Louisiana State University, Southern University, schools and libraries in the East Baton Rouge Parish. 
Ivory J. Payne
Founder, Publisher, CEO.
"It All Started As A Hobby"
The  philosophy of the Weekly Press is quite simple. We believe in the value of people and their community. We know the importance of getting involved and understanding
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the culture, politics, business and advertising needs of our community. That¹s why so many people have made The Weekly Press their choice for neighborhood news, sports and advertising information.

The Weekly Press is proud to be apart of the Greater Baton Rouge area and will always strive for the best in quality, content, and accuracy to serve our readers, community and our advertisers. 

Thank you for your continuous support. 

Ivory J. Payne  
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