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Wedding: Leander Lavergne & Susan Lavergne
The groom's grandfather, Bro. Donald Wilson, officiated the double ring ceremony.
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Sunday Apr 20
Patrick Gavin, Johanna Gretschel finish as top locals in 2014 Crescent City Classic
Patrick Gavin, left, and Johanna Gretschel, right, pose with their trophies for being the top local male and female finishers in the Crescent City Classic on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Photos: Good Friday seafood dining
Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Grayson Greenlee, 21, of Zachary stirs a pot of crawfish Friday evening at Sammy's Grill on Highland Road.
UNO baseball losing streak reaches five games in 2-1 loss at Southeastern Louisiana
University of New Orleans pitcher Nick Halliday allowed only two runs over eight innings but was stuck with the loss for the Privateers in a 2-1 defeat Friday against Southeastern Louisiana, in Hammond.
EBR schools taxes up for renewal, revenue cover pay for teachers and support workers
Early voting starts Saturday for the May 3 election which features renewals of two property tax propositions to maintain the pay of East Baton Rouge Parish schoolteachers and other school employees.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Land acquired for Comite River canal project
A 66-acre tract along U.S. 61 has been acquired for the long-awaited Comite River Diversion Canal project.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Medical article sheds light on child deaths at Uptown hospital
IS JUST NOW PUTTING A SPOTLIGHT ON WHAT HAPPENED... AND RAISING QUESTIONS ABOUT "HOW" SUCH TRAGEDIES CAN BE PREVENTED.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Towns, officials fight pipeline closure
A multibillion-dollar hedge fund's plan to abandon a leaky, money-losing gas pipeline that serves thousands of consumers in Louisiana could force some people to pay up to 15 times as much for natural gas, according to opponents of the proposal.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
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Engagement: Zachary Knight & Brittney Griffin
Lynette Reaux Griffin and Mr. John Kyle Griffin are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittney Lynn Griffin to Zachary Justin Knight, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Edward Knight.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Advocate staff photo by Bill Feig -- Aerial of the Comite Diversion Canal. Looking north.
In March 2003, then-U.S. Rep. Richard Baker was watching the ceremonial start of a public works project he'd been doggedly pushing for years - the Comite Diversion Canal.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Legislation would cut size of EBR school board, limit power of superintendent
When East Baton Rouge Parish voters go the polls this fall, they may well be voting for just seven School Board members, as opposed to 11. And once elected, those seven could be overseeing a massive hand-over of their power, as well as the power of the superintendent, to more than 80 school principals.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Bill to set St. George tax rate
On the final day to file bills, a Central state senator introduced legislation to set up the municipal framework for a city of St. George in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Payday loan bill moves to Senate
State Sen. Ben Nevers wanted to make "payday" loans cheaper in Louisiana by limiting the amount of interest that can be charged annually.
DOTD announces winners of 2014 Louisiana Aviation Art Contest
Today, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced the winners of the 2014 Louisiana Aviation Art Contest, sponsored by the DOTD Aviation Section.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Jackson woman booked in knife attack
A Jackson woman booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison is accused of attacking another woman with a knife, cutting her once and stabbing her twice, late Saturday night in the parking lot of the Men's Club.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Advocate Staff Photo by Hilary Scheinuk -- Sandra Barton, 39, speaks...
"I don't hate him . I forgive him, but I don't want him to ever see the streets again."
Sat Mar 29, 2014
With CATS new beginning, can it attract a riders of choicea ?
A new era for the Capital Area Transit System dawns Sunday with a the unveiling of a brand new route structure and schedule that is supposed to provide wider, faster and more direct bus service to the parish - all of which were promises made during a 2012 tax election .
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Armed robbery at pharmacy in Zachary
The Zachary Police are looking for a man who entered a pharmacy with a handgun and left with some loot that was anything but cash.
Man convicted of killing friend sentenced to prison for life
The word "JUSTICE" was printed on the front and back of the T-shirt that Rosie Triplett wore to court Friday for the sentencing of the man convicted of fatally shooting her only son, former Clinton High School and Southern University football player Silas Gibbs, two years ago.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Zachary ponders action on flood ordinance violation
The city won't take action against a homeowner found in violation of the city's flood ordinance until it hears back from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mayor David Amrhein told the City Council on Tuesday.