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Glenn Ford's First Days of Freedom After 30 Years on Death Row
Krispy Kreme doughnuts. Metal spoons. What's re-entry like for a man who last breathed free during Ronald Reagan's first term as president? This photo of Glenn Ford was taken by his lawyer on March 11, 2014 - Ford's first day of freedom after 30 years in prison - near St. Francisville, Louisiana.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
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A 66-year-old St. Francisville man was airlifted to a Baton Rouge hospital Saturday night, a State Police trooper said, after he caused a two-vehicle crash on La.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Alabama Author Kevin Cain Releases First Novel, HAUNTS
Alabama author Kevin Cain has released his first novel, a spine-tingling tale of the supernatural titled "Haunts."
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Looking North for March 6, 2014
The Central Chamber of Commerce and the Central Community Alliance is holding a mayoral debate at 7 p.m. Thursday at Central High School.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Two rescuers brave frigid water to save motorist
Fear rose inside George Cathey Jr. Tuesday afternoon as his truck slid on a patch of ice, flew into a pond and began sinking.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Light turnout for New Roads Mardi Gras parades
Parade organizers in New Roads said crowds for this year's Mardi Gras could go down as the lightest in history.
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Icy conditions cause crashes, closures and headaches
A vehicle flipped on I-10 just before the I-10/I-110 flipped on the icy roadway.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Photo provided by University of Louisiana at Lafayette -- Earnest Gaines
Using a wheelchair and advanced in age, Louisiana novelist Ernest J. Gaines wasn't able to stand at the annual Gathering of Writers and Readers in St. Francisville.
The Town Talk
Johnson: A young talent in rare form captivates
ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. -- Writer Wiley Cash is three years shy of 40, looks younger and once was mistaken for Justin Timberlake -- a silly bit people won't let the handsome author forget.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
A ghost in the mirror?
Last Saturday night, siblings Beth Miller of Brandon and Cliff Bowen of Flora were both watching the latest episode of "Ghost Adventures" from their separate living rooms.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Smiley: Revelry goes online
The Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade, Baton Rouge's largest and most irreverent Carnival parade, is going to be streamed online by The Advocate.
The importance of knowing Earnest
ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. - Writer Wiley Cash is three years shy of 40, looks younger and once was mistaken for Justin Timberlake - a silly bit people won't let the handsome author forget.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
a Ghost Adventuresa hits St. Francisville
Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin investigate the 217-year-old Myrtles Plantation.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Death Valley Voice
LSU Football Recruiting: David Ducre commits to LSU Tigers
November 17, 2012; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers cheerleaders carry a LSU flag following a touchdown against the Ole Miss Rebels during the fourth quarter at Tiger Stadium.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Legislators want to speed up executions
"They're tough issues. No one wants to put someone to death unless they're sure they did it.