Sunday Apr 13
Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling -- Karen Morin, holding a...
Flipping TV channels one evening in March, Karen Morin caught a glimpse of a black pit bull and immediately was convinced it was Fred, her 7 year-old pit bull that had been missing since January 2013.
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Sat Apr 12, 2014
Advocate photo by Lee Celano - Blacksmiths Sam Riehl, Boyd Vincent and Richard DeLaHoussaye give a demonstration during the Artmania fundraising event April 12, 2014 at the Horse Farm in Lafayette.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Advocate Staff Photo by David J. Mitchell Ascension Parish school...
Like uninvited houseguests, the bats at Dutchtown High finally got the hint from their hosts after a prolonged stay at the school in northwestern Ascension Parish and finally left.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Baton Rouge to upgrade skateboard ordinance
Skateboarders have been leaving their mark on downtown Baton Rouge, but some leaders are hoping an ordinance change will help put a stop to it.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Advocate staff photo by Angela Major -- Caution tape blocks the...
Furry, winged creatures about 4 inches in length with a love of mosquito dinner have found a home and a bathroom at Dutchtown High School.
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OP-ED Too Many Students Face Restraint, Seclusion
A 6-year-old was confined in seclusion in his elementary school, a high school student was held face down in a parking lot by a number of adults and another child, placed in seclusion, was told to use a bed pan to urinate.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Advocate file photo by Travis Spradling -- The parade ground-side...
Advocate file photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- The parade ground-side front entrance to the LSU Student Union in 2010 got new aggregate-covered, steel-rod-backed slatted rails to match previous designs, and new metal rails to bring the construction up to code with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Sunshine Bridge down to 2 lanes for next 2 years
Both directions of traffic on the Sunshine Bridge have been consolidated to the westbound side of the Mississippi River crossing in St. James Parish.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Advocate photo by Lee Celano -- Blacksmith Sam Riehl described this...
Sam Riehl would often tag along with his mother, a glass beadmaker, to art festivals, and he always felt himself gravitating toward one particular craft: blacksmithing.
Seabeea s seashells bring joy 70 years after war
Noticing in The Advocate recently that the Louisiana Malacological Society was holding its annual show over the weekend, I remembered the small, olive-drab metal box under my workbench.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Bermagui CRABS big bike show this Saturday
THE Bermagui-based chapter of Cancer Research Advocate Bikers will host their third annual Bermagui Bike Show this Saturday, March 22. BIKE EVENT: The Bermagui Cancer Research Advocate Bikers show on this Saturday is well worth checking out.