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  1. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards to Deliver Keynote Address at Clean GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... following the Keynote, Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser will deliver the Welcome. The governor grew up in Amite, Louisiana as one of eight children, and graduated in 1988 from the United States Military Academy at West Point. The governor ...

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  2. Louisiana man admits to keeping autistic relative captive in tent, shed and animal cageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A New Orleans-area man has admitted keeping an autistic relative captive in a tent, a shed and a cage installed for animals. Jody Lambert of Amite also admitted shoving the woman to the ground, regularly insulting and threatening her, and knowing about other physical and emotional abuse.

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  3. 2nd guilty plea about autistic relative held captiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A New Orleans-area man has admitted keeping an autistic relative captive in a tent, a shed and a cage installed for animals in the back yard of the trailer home he shared with his mother, stepfather and stepsister. Jody Lambert of Amite also admitted shoving the woman to the ground, regularly insulting and threatening her, and knowing about other physical and emotional abuse.

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  4. Rabalais: Recruits aren't focused on Georgia win, but LSU delivering on a bigger promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advocate

    ... Ensminger. Dixon said it has made a big impression on two of LSU's remaining top targets: wide receiver Devonta Lee of Amite and IMG (Florida) Academy running back Noah Cain, whose parents are from Baton Rouge. "(Lee) said multiple times that LSU ...

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  5. Man suggested dumping dismembered body on his family land, detective testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | The Advocate

    ... said Byars denied in an interview with law enforcement that he had any role in the murder. Duane Bissell, 27, of Amite, and Martin Morgan, 31, of Zachary, are alleged to be the main actors in the crime and have been indicted on charges of second ...

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  6. Around Livingston: Oct. 11, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Advocate

    Amite Baptist Church in Denham Springs is holding a trunk or treat from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 28. If you have a Halloween event to announce, be sure to send it to livingston@theadvocate.com by noon Friday, the week before it needs to run. Livingston Parish Fire Protection District No.

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  7. 1 dead after Amtrak train and 18-wheeler collide in Tangipahoa ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | NOLA.com

    ... authorities said. The crash occurred around 2 p.m. at the railroad crossing on U.S. 51 in Fluker, which is north of Amite, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said in a news release. The crossing is across from Kent Enterprises Inc., authorities ...

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  8. New anti-litter group picks up efforts of another long-time clean-up groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Advocate

    ... project. The newly chartered Keep Tangipahoa Parish Beautiful organization will hold similar projects in the future. AMITE - With the chartering last month of Keep Tangipahoa Parish Beautiful, a new initiative in fighting the age-old problem of ...

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  9. Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Obtain Forced Labor From Woman with DisabilitiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Holtville Tribune

    Bridget Lambert, 21, pleaded guilty on Thursday, in the Eastern District of Louisiana to one count of a forced labor conspiracy for conspiring with members of her family to obtain forced labor from D.P., a woman with cognitive disabilities. At the plea hearing, Lambert admitted that, between August 13, 2015, and June 30, 2016, in Amite, Louisiana, she conspired with other members of her family to obtain D.P.'s uncompensated household labor and services by a number of means, including by force and threat of force.

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  10. Louisiana woman pleads guilty after relative held captiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... accusations of abuse against the 22-year-old autistic woman who was kept captive for nearly a year. Lambert, of Amite, admitted conspiring with other family members between August 2015 to June 2016 to use force and the threat of force to make the ...

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  11. Amite woman pleads guilty to federal "forced labor" charge; autistic victim held in outdoor cageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Advocate

    One of five family members accused of holding a 22-year-old autistic relative captive for a year in an outdoor cage in Amite has pleaded guilty to a federal "forced labor" conspiracy charge. Bridget Lambert, 21, of Amite, entered her guilty plea Thursday in federal district court in New Orleans and was given a Dec. 20 sentencing date.

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  12. Amite woman pleads guilty in caging of autistic relativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | NOLA.com

    An Amite woman has pleaded guilty to a federal crime for holding an autistic relative captive - sometimes in a makeshift cage - for about 10 months and forcing her to do chores in exchange for food and water, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Friday . Bridget Lambert, 21, entered the plea Thursday on a count of forced labor conspiracy, the office said in a news release.

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  13. Mount Carmel kept their unbeaten season alive with a sweep at Hannan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | NOLA.com

    ... 5. Ruston; 6. Hahnville; 7. Ponchatoula; 8. Baton Rouge; 9. Fontainebleau; 10. East Ascension District 4-IV Standings: Amite (2-2, 3-7); Pine (1-0, 6-4); Pope John Paul II (0-0, 12-2); Hannan (0-0, 10-3); Northlake Christian (0-0, 8-3); Bogalusa ...

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  14. Moments after big victory, UK lands commitment from quarterback recruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Less than an hour after UK defeated Mississippi State, 28-7 , in front of a raucous crowd at Kroger Field on Saturday night, three-star quarterback Amani Gilmore announced that he would be a Kentucky Wildcat. Gilmore - a 6-foot-3, 195-pound prospect from Amite, La.

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  15. Report: How a Louisiana family unknowingly owned $450M da Vinci painting for nearly 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Advocate

    ... this major happen," the retired Baton Rouge library technician said, "it's so exciting." Hendry, originally from Amite, was living in Baton Rouge before his death, according to his obituary . He was the director of the men's choir at Our Lady of ...

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  16. Grand jury indicts 2 of 8 people arrested after dismembered body found in rural areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Two of the eight people arrested after a dismembered body was found in rural Louisiana have been formally charged by the courts. The 21st Judicial District Court reported Duane Bissell, 27, of Amite, and Martin Morgan, 31, of Zachary, have been indicted by a Livingston Parish grand jury with one count each of second-degree murder in connection with the murder of Michael Neufeld, 26, of Donaldsonville.

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  17. In small town Louisiana, where help is scarce, stigma of mental illness can killRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... and rode 18 hours to Chicago so the family could see snow. Hope Foster Wilson visits her family'ATMs former home in Amite City, La. on Friday, August 3, 2018. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com But signs of problems were just beneath the surface. Dad ...

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  18. Two men indicted in murder, dismemberment of Ascension Parish man found in barrelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Advocate

    A grand jury on Tuesday indicted two men suspected of killing and dismembering an Ascension Parish man and leaving his body parts stuffed inside containers off a road south of Walker. Morgan Martin, 31, of Zachary, and Duane Bissell, 27, of Amite, are charged with second-degree murder, said Autumn Payton, a spokeswoman for Livingston Parish District Attorney Scott Perrilloux.

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  19. Man pleads no contest to setting fires in WalmartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... Marshal deputies arrested Schouest in July 2017 for setting fires that summer at Walmart stores at 1200 West Oak in Amite, 2799 West Thomas St. in Hammond and 1331 U.S. 51 in Ponchatoula on two different dates. On each occasion, Schouest was seen on ...

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  20. Teen critical after being shot during burglary in AmiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A teenager remains in critical condition after being shot while trying to burglarize a home in Amite last week, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said Wednesday . Tyreik Taylor, 19, of Amite, was shot multiple times by a resident after he forced his way into the home on Willie McCoy Road in the early morning hours of Aug. 29, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

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