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Covington man pleads guilty in septic tank scheme
A former septic system inspector for the Onsite Wastewater Program of the state's Center for Environmental Services admitted Monday in Baton Rouge federal court that he accepted approximately $50,000 in bribes from a septic tank contractor.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Denham Springs man killed in motorcycle crash
A man who pleaded guilty to child molestation and child porn charges will most likely spend the rest of his life in prison.
Police seek witnesses to deadly motorcycle crash
Police in Walker asked any witnesses to a deadly motorcycle wreck this weekend near I-12 to come forward and help investigators figure out exactly what happened.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Converting to concierge
A dysfunctional health system. Declining payments for primary care. Increasing regulation from the federal government and private insurers.
Pedestrian killed in Livingston Parish
A Denham Springs man has died after being struck by a vehicle as he walked along Louisiana Highway 1024 in Livingston Parish.
Mandeville youth rallies community for fallen war hero: Mandeville Central
"My goal was to line the streets with red, white and blue so that he and his family would know how much we appreciated his strength and bravery."
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Bills outlawing 'coerced' and 'telemedicine' abortions signed by Jindal
Two bills strengthening Louisiana's stance as one of the most anti-abortion states in the nation were signed by Gov. Bobby Jindal Friday.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Smiley: Weird Names Dept.
"Old Metry Girl" says, "An East Jefferson High School graduate has a company that puts up storm shutters and such.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Smiley: Patriotic rice
Glenn Giro, of Denham Springs, says that with Flag Day coming up on Friday, "I am reminded of my childhood and my mom's offbeat sense of humor.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Denham Springs plans to widen stretch of River Road
A River Road overlay project will move forward after the Denham Springs City Council approved a contract with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development on Tuesday.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Police and Fire briefs for June 11, 2013
East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a 37-year-old man Monday accused of sex crimes against a child.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Funeral today for Tickfaw soldier killed in Afghanistan
The funeral for Specialist Chris Drake, who was killed last month in Afghanistan, is scheduled today at Eagle Heights Church off LA 1064 in Tickfaw at 11 a.m. The service is open to the public.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Around Livingston for June 10, 2013
The program is based on a national model used by chambers of commerce throughout the country to create leaders within their communities.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Livingston board appoints 2 principals, 1 assisant principal
The Livingston Parish School Board on Thursday approved permanent appointments for the principals at Springfield Middle and Northside Elementary schools and an assistant principal at Denham Springs Freshman High School.
Ascension's teacher job fair draws 300 prospects
Three hundred teacher candidates made their pitches to Ascension Parish school officials Thursday morning, hoping to land jobs at the district's 28 schools.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Taco Bell is winless at wood bat tourney
Staff Report Taco Bell finished 0-2-1 at the Denham Springs Wood Bat Tourney this weekend.
Smiley: A name to dye for
Gerald Wray, of Pride, says, "Channeling my inner Andy Rooney of '60 Minutes' fame: 'Have you ever noticed the funny names people give their businesses?' Dining at Cochon, Donald Link's popular pork-centric restaurant in New Orleans' warehouse district, I thought about how the menu would please my dad, who once had his office a few blocks away.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Photos: Fallen Guardsman's body returns home
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- The flag-draped casket bearing the body of U.S. Army Spc.
The Daily Advertiser
Man pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide
<![CDATA[LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) -- A 31-year-old Denham Springs man has pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide in 14th Judicial District Court. Holly Carter, Calcasieu Parish District Attorney spokeswoman, said Jason Scott Bennett is charged in a Sept. 24 accident that resulted in a death. The Public Defender's Office has been appointed to represent Bennett and a pretrial conference has been set for Aug. 5. Bennett was transferred Friday from the Livingston Parish jail to Calcasieu Correction Center.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Tickfaw soldier killed in combat comes home
A special procession rolled from an airport in Hammond, LA through Livingston Parish to Denham Springs, LA for Specialist Chris Drake, who was killed last month in Afghanistan.