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Advocate staff photo by Catherine Threlkeld -- Sarah Childs puts...
The brightest extended middle finger you'll ever see is back - as long as Sarah Childs can keep the offensive light display from being torn down.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Denham Springs tree lighting rescheduled
The tree lighting was supposed to be a 7 p.m. Monday night at the train station.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Four women arrested after child found living in squalor
Two stolen bottles of Coca-Cola led Zachary police to a duplex Friday where they found two women, a 3-year-old girl and several animals living in conditions bad enough for the city to label the home "unlivable."
Tri-Parish Ballet going old school
Its holiday production goes back to E.T.A. Hoffman's tale of "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King," which was made into a children's story, then a full-length ballet by the Russian Imperial Ballet in 1892.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
No new evidence found in the Ellixson investigation
A 53-year-old man whose home was searched after leads in a homicide investigation led authorities to his Denham Springs residence remains in Livingston Parish Jail on counts unrelated to the slaying of 21-year-old Lindsay Ellixson.
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Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday for the new Ochsner Health Center-Denham Springs at 137 Veterans Blvd. The 12,683-square-foot clinic will feature an urgent care area, 27 exam rooms, primary care services, and laboratory and imaging services.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
SUV plummets off bridge
An SUV plummeted about 30 feet off the Amite River Bridge near Denham Springs shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday, seriously injuring the SUV's lone occupant.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Tips in homicide lead police to search Denham Springs house
Investigative leads in the violent slaying of Lindsay Ellixson led authorities to a Denham Springs man who was arrested Tuesday night on counts unrelated to her death.
Denham Springs woman struck, killed north of Walker
State police have identified the pedestrian who died Tuesday after being struck by a SUV north of Walker as 30-year-old Tara M. Messina, of Denham Springs.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Members: Charter needs help
Clarifying the roles of Livingston Parish's governmental branches while maintaining checks and balances on each will be the goal of the parish's newly formed Charter Review Commission, members said Tuesday.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
About Town for Dec. 1, 2013
DETAILS: An evening of music, dance and fine food to benefit the Patient Care Fund of The Hospice of Baton Rouge, a nonprofit United Way agency.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Livingston seeks reimbursement check
Livingston Parish officials are again asking the federal government to release a $945,000 reimbursement check for work done on Eden Church Road in Denham Springs.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Social media pleas bring clues to brutal murder of 21-year-old girl
Woman, 21, on Louisiana adventure to 'figure out life' is found murdered and dumped in the Bayou after 'brutal and violent attack' days after she appealed online for a place to stay or a ride to the next town The body of Lindsay Louise Ellixson, 21, was found in a canal in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Saturday by fishermen She had been killed by ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
BR man pleads guilty in accidental shooting death
A Baton Rouge man who unintentionally shot and killed his cousin in January while hanging out inside a vacant home has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Probe: Shrapnel from deputya s bullet injuries other deputy, trooper
The shrapnel that struck an East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputy and State Police trooper Thursday morning as they sought to arrest a fugitive at a Baton Rouge hotel came from a ricocheting bullet fired by another deputy, authorities determined Friday.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Trooper, EBR deputy shot during standoff; injuries non-life threatening
Advocate staff photo by Leila English -- Officers from the East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parish Sheriff's Offices, Denham Springs Police and the Louisiana State Police pursue a burglary suspect early Thursday at the Magnuson Hotel off of Airline Highway.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Deputies: Suspect shoots 2 officers, then kills himself
A suspect is dead after allegedly opening fire on law enforcement officers at a Baton Rouge hotel early Thursday morning.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Around Livingston for Nov. 21, 2013
Women Outreaching Women will host a volunteer meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at 26852 La.
Denham Springs woman dies after car runs off La. 1024
A 51-year-old Denham Springs woman died Tuesday night after her 2008 Chevrolet Impala ran off a road in Livingston Parish, hit a culvert and went airborne, Louisiana State Police Troop A announced Wednesday morning.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Woman dies after getting ejected in single-car crash
Investigators said a woman is dead after losing control of the car she was driving and getting thrown out of it Tuesday night.