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  1. Lutcher WR Al'Dontre Davis enters ESPN 2017 rankings; Dylan Moses remains No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Martin running back Bruce Jordan-Swilling (No. 109), University Lab offensive lineman Adrian Ealy (No. 120) and Amite wide receiver DeVonta Smith (No. 121) also stayed at their previous spots in the rankings. All other players moved down between one ...

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  2. Must-see prep matchups for Louisiana prospects: Livonia vs. AmiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Times-Picayune

    ... 170-pound cornerback and wide receiver only beginning his junior season. Running back Kenner Harrell was one of Amite's top offensive weapons as a junior in 2014 and may finally see more recruiting attention this fall if he can continue to produce ...

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  3. 22-year-old woman dies in wrong-way crash on Interstate 55Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Advocate

    A 22-year-old woman died in a head-on crash while going the wrong way on Interstate 55 between Independent and Amite in Tangipahoa Parish. The crash happened shortly after 3 a.m. Wednesday.

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  4. Amite Woman Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On I-55Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WYLD-FM

    A 22-year-old Amite woman was killed Wednesday morning while driving her van in the wrong direction on I-55 in Tangipahoa Parish. Summer Graves was headed northbound in the southbound lanes of the interstate when her vehicle crashed head on into a car driven by a 63-year-old Mississippi man who suffered minor injuries Just two minutes before the crash, Troopers received a 911 call reporting that a vehicle was traveling in the wrong direction between Independence and Amite.

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  5. Fatal wrong way crash on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    One person has died in a two vehicle accident Wednesday on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish between Independence and Amite. Police say investigators believe Graves was traveling north in the southbound lane of the interstate and collided head-on with a pickup truck driven by 63-year-old Jackie Hartfield of Columbia, Mississippi.

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  6. Woman dies in head-on, wrong-way crash on I-55 in Tangipahoa ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NOLA.com

    ... received a call that a vehicle was driving northbound in the southbound lanes of I-55 between Independence and Amite, La. But about two minutes later, two vehicles collided head-on in the same area and ultimately claimed the life of Summer Allen ...

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    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Advocate

    Good Samaritans save injured man from burning car on I-55 near Amite - 'Man, just instantly, flames started coming out of the hood' Good Samaritans save injured man from burning car on I-55 near Amite - 'Man, just instantly, flames started coming out of the hood' Photos provided by the Amite Fire Department -- Four good Samaritans pulled a driver from his blazing vehicle minutes after seeing him crash into the treeline along I-55 near Amite on Tuesday evening. Amite fire chief says the victim, whose current condition is unknown, certainly would not have survived without the by-standers pulling him from the flames, which breached the firewall of the steering column only moments after they pried him from the vehicle.

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  8. Man killed, 9 injured including 4 children Tuesday morning in East Feliciana Parish crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Advocate

    ... Louisiana State Police spokesman Trooper 1st Class Bryan Lee said in a news release. James McFadden III, 51, of Amite, died at the scene after the Ford Ranger he was driving was struck head-on by a Ford F-150 driven by 18-year-old Michael Davidson, ...

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  9. All three GOP candidates for governor oppose removing Confederate monumentsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | The Advocate

    All three Republican contenders for governor said Friday they oppose moving the Robert E. Lee statue and other controversial monuments in New Orleans. The lone Democrat in the race, state Rep. John Bel Edwards of Amite, said the issue should be left to the mayor, City Council and other officials in New Orleans.

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  10. Risky Rivers Part 1: Tubing drowning hits close to home; prompts safety discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Office of Emergency Preparedness in Livingston Parish is taking steps to improve tubing safety on the Amite, following a KATC investigation and an Opelousas man's drowning. Parish officials have never closed down the river north of I-12, where 40,000 people go Tiki tubing each summer.

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  11. The Office of Emergency Preparedness in Livingston Parish is taking steps to improve tubing safety oRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Office of Emergency Preparedness in Livingston Parish is taking steps to improve tubing safety on the Amite, following a KATC investigation and an Opelousas man's drowning.

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  12. View architectural designs of the 2015 AIA Rose Award winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Award, the Florida Parishes Agricultural Events Center was designed by Holly & Smith Architects, APAC. It's based in Amite, Ls., and is an addition to the existing arena that was completed in 2004. It features a single-sloped roof that tilts up ...

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  13. Georgia Picks Up Commitment From 2017 Louisiana Athlete Devonta SmithRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Dawg Sports

    Georgia picked up its second commitment for the class of 2017 Monday evening with the pledge of Amite, Louisiana speedster Devonta Smith. The 5'10, 155 pound rising junior standout is rated the 17th best athlete in the nation for his class, and the 8th best player in the always-loaded Pelican State.

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  14. Analysis: At least 32 legislative seats open inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | The Times

    ... their sights set higher, leaving legislative seats in hopes of winning statewide positions. Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, is running for governor, while Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, is seeking the lieutenant governor's job. One House seat is ...

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  15. Photos: Gubernatorial candidates forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Gubernatorial candidates, from left to right, U.S. Sen. David Vitter, State Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle and Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne participate in a forum hosted by Louisiana State Troopers Association at the Crown Plaza hotel Saturday.

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    Saturday Aug 8 | The Advocate

    New Orleans needs a special contingent of State Police to curb crime but it cannot remain on the state tab indefinitely, three candidates for governor said Saturday. Democrat John Bel Edwards, a state representative from Amite, said the crime-fighting presence makes sense today.

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  17. Gubernatorial candidates pledge to better serve elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... partner in the Governor's Office the past eight years. That changes when I'm your new governor," said Rep. Edwards, D-Amite. As he said during the legislative session, Rep. Edwards wants to bring healthcare coverage to more Louisiana seniors by ...

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  18. Vance finds success back home with KinfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Advocate

    ... in a band where all the members are on the same page. That's what it takes." Despite growing up with country music in Amite and his time in Nashville, Vance isn't creating country songs with Kinfolk. "It's got some Southern flavor to it, but I ...

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  19. News Minute: Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WMBF

    ... on the first $2,500 of the purchase price of most individual items of tangible personal property for non-business use. AMITE, La. (AP) - A series of meetings to discuss delaying future start dates for Tangipahoa Parish schools will begin later this ...

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    Jul 31, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... the Louisiana Municipal Association convention in Lafayette. The other two candidates - state Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, and Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, of Breaux Bridge - spoke before Vitter and Dardenne, but both have given ...

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