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  1. Road construction: See local projects planned for 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | NOLA.com

    ... a public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Tangipahoa Parish Council chamber, 206 E. Mulberry St., Amite. You also may mail written comments for the next month to Joint Highway Priority Construction Committee, Louisiana Department ...

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    Monday Jan 25 | The Advocate

    ... since it was adopted. Councilman David Vial said he met with some recalcitrant chiefs to learn about their complaints. Amite Fire Chief Bruce Cutrer, who is president of the parish's fire chiefs' association, asked the council to form a committee to ...

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  3. Arkansas woman killed, husband in critical condition after crash in HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Louisiana State Police are investigating a three vehicle crash that left an Arkansas woman dead and her husband in critical condition. An initial investigation revealed that 26-year old Brittany Barber Spears of Franklinton was driving a 2004 Toyota Avalon in the northbound left lane of I-55 behind 62-year-old Thomas Stevens of Amite who was driving a 2014 Ford F-150.

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  4. Woman killed, husband critically injured in three-car crash on I-55Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A three-car crash on I-55 in Hammond claimed the life of an Arkansas woman and left her husband in critical condition. According to Louisiana State Police, 26-year-old Brittany Barber Spears of Franklinton was driving a 2004 Toyota Avalon north on I-55 when she crashed into the back of a 2014 Ford F-150 driven by 62-year-old Thomas J Stephens of Amite.

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  5. Arkansas woman dies in head-on crash on I-55 in HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | NOLA.com

    ... Brittany Barber Spears, 26, of Franklinton, hit the back of a Ford pickup driven by Thomas J. Stephens, 62, of Amite, Troop L spokesman Trooper Dustin Dwight said in a news release. Spears' Toyota Avalon crossed the median and into the southbound ...

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    Saturday Jan 16 | The Advocate

    ... Louisiana was driving her 2004 Toyota Avalon northbound on I-55 when she rear-ended Thomas J Stephens, 62, of Amite, Louisiana, driving a 2014 Ford F-150 in the left lane, Dwight said. After the first crash Spears' drove through the median into the ...

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  7. Edwards to speak at Monroe chamber banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Concordia Sentinel

    The 95th annual Monroe Chamber of Commerce Meeting and Banquet is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 4, at the Monroe Civic Center where John Bel Edwards, 56th governor of Louisiana will give the keynote address. Edwards was born and raised in Amite, the son of Tangipahoa Sheriff Frank M. Edwards Jr. and his wife, Dora.

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  8. Robby Miller, Tangipahoaa s new parish president, says hea ll work closely with the councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Advocate

    New Parish President Robby Miller on Monday addressed the Tangipahoa Parish Council for the first time, saying he is looking forward to working closely with them to move the parish forward. Miller, along with the 10 council members, was sworn into office earlier in the day at the Florida Parishes Arena near Amite.

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  9. Citing his integrity, family and friends say Edwards will be good for LARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... Just a few short months ago, the idea of Gov. John Bel Edwards seemed a bit far-fetched, even to many people in Amite. He was, after all, a Democrat running in a red state. Dora Jean recalls, "Every time I would tell someone 'my son's running for ...

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  10. Inaugural address of Louisiana Governor John Bel EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... state capitol. My fellow Louisianans: I am grateful to be here today and thankful to everyone who has traveled from Amite and other places near and far to join us for this ceremony. Governor Jindal, the first thing Donna and I want to do is thank ...

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  11. Robbie Miller, Tangipahoaa s new parish president, says hea ll work closely with the councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Advocate

    New Parish President Robbie Miller on Monday addressed the Tangipahoa Parish Council for the first time, saying he is looking forward to working closely with them to move the parish forward. Miller, along with the 10 council members, was sworn into office earlier in the day at the Florida Parishes Arena near Amite.

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  12. John Bel Edwards takes office as Louisiana's 56th governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Best of New Orleans

    John Bel Edwards, the Democratic state representative from Amite who triumphed over Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter to become Louisiana's 56th governor, took his oath of office this morning in Baton Rouge surrounded by family, friends and hundreds of supporters. In his inaugural speech from the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol, Edwards struck a get-down-to-business tone, saying, "We must be honest with ourselves and one another.

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  13. Edwards lays out plan during inauguration to deal with budget deficit, health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Health care, poverty, education and the state's resiliency were at the center of Gov. John Bel Edwards' inauguration speech Monday in Baton Rouge. The newly sworn-in governor from Amite took the oath of office on the steps of the state Capitol.

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  14. Read John Bel Edwards' inaugural speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The News-Star

    Read John Bel Edwards' inaugural speech The following is the text of Gov. John Bel Edwards' inaugural speech, as prepared for delivery Monday. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: BATON ROUGE - The following is the text of Gov. John Bel Edwards' inaugural speech, as prepared for delivery Monday: I am grateful to be here today and thankful to everyone who has traveled from Amite and other places near and far to join us for this ceremony.

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  15. Inauguration of Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards scheduled for Monday in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... The 8 a.m. mass is for invited guests only. The inaugural ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. Edwards, the Democrat from Amite, La., will be take the oath of office at noon. The public is invited to attend to witness as Edwards, joined by his wife, ...

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  16. John Bel Edwards inauguration: What's happening todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | NOLA.com

    ... enter and exit the church. Baton Rouge Bishop Robert Muench will preside over the mass, and Edwards own priest from Amite, Father Mark Beard, will participate. About four busloads of people from Edwards home church, St. Helena in Amite, are also ...

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  17. Political analyst: Governor's inauguration all about celebrating transfer of powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... was created by Gov. Bobby Jindal. But many are wondering what the state can expect from the state representative from Amite when he takes the governor's office. During the campaign season, the West Point graduate said the state needs a healthy dose ...

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  18. With John Bel Edwards' inauguration, it's a new day for Louisiana: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | NOLA.com

    Governor elect John Bel Edwards talks about his upbringing in Amite, Louisiana, his parents, West Point, meeting his wife Donna and the birth of their daughter Samantha. John Bel Edwards , Amite native, West Point graduate, former legislator and lifelong Democrat, will take the oath of office Monday as Louisiana's 56th governor.

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  19. What's in a name? For John Bel Edwards it's the family tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | NOLA.com

    ... in the Battle of New Orleans under the command of Andrew Jackson. John Bel Edwards is the fifth generation to live in Amite. His great-grandfather was the sheriff of Tangipahoa Parish, starting in 1898. And that tradition continued with Edwards' ...

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  20. John Bel Edwards brings home-grown compassion to role as Louisiana governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | NOLA.com

    ... done. Dora Jean and Frank M. Edwards Jr. would have eight children in 10 years, raising all at their home in downtown Amite. Three of the siblings are serving in elected office and all still live in Tangipahoa Parish. One of their children, Chris ...

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