Friday Aug 29
Sorrento police chief race now down to 2 candidates
One of three candidates who qualified last week in the Nov. 4 election for Sorrento police chief has withdrawn for personal reasons.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Delcambre woman dies of injuries sustained in crash
A Delcambre woman seriously injured in a single vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on La.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Bayou, alligators new scenery for California staff working in Sorrento
The alligator in the pond and the bayou running through the campus are included in the rent for the Los Angeles-based nonprofit that's made Sorrento the headquarters for its Louisiana charter school operations.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Ascension school board, judicial and Sorrento races promise an interesting election season
C.J. Martin, a machinist and U.S. Navy veteran, is one of three candidates seeking to replace convicted former Sorrento Police Chief Earl Theriot Jr. on Nov. 4. But Martin, who qualified Friday and has no law enforcement experience, said that if elected, he will resign as chief if voters also decide separately to do away with the town's Police ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Great-grandmother, 71, enters race for Sorrento police chief
Advocate staff photo by David J. Mitchell --- Fern Barnett, a 71-year-old great-grandmother and retired assistant town clerk, qualified Wednesday for the Nov. 4 special election to fill the remaining term of convicted former Sorrento Police Chief Earl Theriot Jr. as Barnett already had campaign signs in her front yard.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Sorrento council terminates towna s last police officer
The Town Council voted Tuesday to terminate the town's last remaining police officer and give him back pay for working as assistant police chief for nearly three weeks without receiving a salary.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Lawsuit is another black eye for gutted Sorrento PD
Last September, officer James Bell was involved in an accident on Airline Highway inside town limits.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Troopers identify man killed after getting thrown from car and run over by another vehicle
Authorities have released the name of the person who was killed after being thrown from a car during a crash and run over by another car that did not stop.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Sorrento has one police officer whoa s in a employment limboa
Assistant Police Chief Ricky Smith, the sole officer remaining in this Ascension Parish town, is a man without a salary.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Troopers: Driver arrested after crash, unidentified passenger ejected and run over
Louisiana State Police and the Coroner's Office are trying to identify a man who was killed after being ejected from a vehicle during a crash, then run over by another unidentified vehicle.
Man killed in 2 car accident on I-10 near LaPlace
Trooper Melissa Matey says the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Monday on Interstate 10 just west of Louisiana Highway 3188 near LaPlace.