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Denham Springs, Louisiana is located in Livingston Parish. Zip codes in Denham Springs, LA include 70726, 70727, and 70706. The median home price in Denham Springs is $169,900. More Denham Springs information.

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22 hrs ago | The Advocate

Smiley: A hypnotic tale

"Around 1938 at St. James High School, a magician, Willard the Wizard, gave a performance attended by my eldest brother, Allen. "Allen had the job of milking Beauty.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Advocate

Denham Springs considers allowing apartments above businesses

Denham Springs is considering allowing residents to move into apartments above businesses, a change some city officials describe as a progressive move that could spur development. The City Council is hosting a public meeting next month to discuss the proposed ordinance change, which was triggered by a request from a property owner in the antique district on North Range Avenue.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Advocate

Denham Spring couple accused of operating meth lab

A Denham Springs couple suspected of operating a meth lab was arrested Thursday by Walker police after police were called about a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot on Vera McGowan, near the Walker South Road exit of Interstate 12. When officer Clint Walker arrived in response to the call, which came into police at around 4:30 p.m., he found a Honda Civic occupied by a man and woman with a marijuana pipe in plain sight, according to a department news release. Upon search of the car, police found "all of the components required for a 'one pot' meth lab," according to the release.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Magnolia Beach Road at LA 1019 closed

State Police say LA 64 or Magnolia Beach Road at LA 1019 in Denham Springs is closed due to an overturned 18-wheeler. Officials say drivers should take US 190 as an alternate route.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Boil water advisory lifted in Denham Springs

The bodies of five missing Lexington County kids have been found in garbage bags off of a dirt road in Alabama, and the children's father is in law enforcement custody after authorities say he led them to the remains. "I did it.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Advocate

Denham Springs council to hold hearing on apartment complex rezoning request

Denham Springs City Council cleared the first step to getting a new 272-unit apartment complex off Pete's Highway. The council voted Monday to schedule a public hearing Oct. 14 to discuss rezoning a 17-acre area from commercial to residential, which would allow the company Team Development to build the unnamed complex.

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The Advocate

School Board candidate fights to stay in race, but official says she doesna t live in district

Tiffany Perkins fought Monday to keep alive her bid to unseat incumbent East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member Jill Dyason during a hearing Monday in 19th Judicial District Court. Perkins is the third candidate for the parish School Board whose residency has been challenged in court.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Advocate

Man pleads guilty in rapes of woman 22, girl 14

A 50-year-old Baker man accused of kidnapping two females in Baton Rouge and raping them 12 years apart reluctantly pleaded guilty to both sex crimes Monday in exchange for a 40-year prison term. Michael A. Rushing, who was scheduled to stand trial Monday, faced a mandatory sentence of life in prison if convicted of aggravated rape in the 2012 incident involving a 22-year-old woman.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Boil water advisory in effect in parts of Denham Springs

A boil water advisory has been issued for parts of Ward 2 water district in Denham Springs. A busted water main occurred on Amite Church Road so officials are asking residents in that area to boil their water until further notice.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police looking for suspect in Advanced America robbery

Denham Springs Police are looking for a man they say robbed the Advanced America Cash Advance store Wednesday afternoon on Range Avenue. The robbery happened a little bit after 5 p.m. Officials say a black man came into the store and pointed a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded money.

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The Advocate

Smiley: The bird birdie

"Seeing Charles Zachariah's story about 'the fly and the birdie,' where a golf ball hung over the hole when a fly landed on it and caused it to fall in, reminded me of a similar story.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

NOLA.com

Denham Springs couple sentenced to prison after leaving 6-month old daughter locked in car

Billy Henry, left and Lana Henry were sentenced Tuesday after multiple charges of drug possession and child cruelty in Walker, La.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

WBRZ

Bookkeeper accused of stealing $500,000 arrested

A Denham Springs woman accused of using her bookkeeping business to steal over $500,000 from one of her clients was arrested in New Orleans on Friday.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

NOLA.com

Bookkeeper accused of filching $502,536 from Metairie business

Kristin Koenig, 40, of Denham Springs, was arrested and booked on multiple counts of computer fraud, identity theft, bank fraud, felony theft and monetary instrument abuse.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Advocate

WHATa S Happening

The Herb Society of America Baton Rouge Unit and the Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane, will break ground at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, on the first "room" of the Burden Center's new teaching and demonstration Historic Herb Garden.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Town Talk

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Advocate

Denham Springs man booked Tuesday on third offense DWI, drug counts

The deputy spotted a silver 2005 Nissan Altima running red lights and passing other cars in no-passing zones around 8 p.m. Tuesday, Trooper Jared Sandifer said Wednesday.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Qualifying starts for Nov. election

The father of a 5-year-old boy has been arrested after the child was hospitalized with multiple injuries and is in critical condition.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Plans underway for Eugene Street in Mid City

A man was shot and killed by police after allegedly trying to rob a convenience store four miles from Ferguson, MO.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

People who filed suit against Jindal over Common Core testify before judge

The politically-heated dispute over Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards made its way to a state district courtroom Tuesday for its first hearing before a judge.

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