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  1. Prisoners set fire at Tangipahoa Parish jail: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 |

    Prisoners at the Tangipahoa Parish Jail set a fire in the facility in Amite this week, WAFB in Baton Rouge reported. A jail spokeswoman confirmed the fire to the television station and said it put the lives of every prisoner and jail employee in jeopardy, the station reported Friday .


  2. 1935: The celebrity encounter that gave us Justin WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 |

    ... was already a storyteller, but he didn't do it for a living. Rather, the native of the Tangipahoa Parish town of Amite spun his folksy Cajun stories -- using an adopted Cajun patois -- for his family, his friends and those he encountered during his ...


  3. The second severe weather seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | WBRZ

    ... around Christmas. In 2012, an outbreak occurred on Christmas Day producing two separate EF1 tornadoes in Wilkinson and Amite Counties. Two years later, the strongest local cool season tornado of the last five years occurred in Tangipahoa Parish as ...


  4. Roseland police officer fires weapon during traffic stop: State PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 |

    Louisiana State Police said they are investigating an incident in which a Roseland police officer fired his weapon after making a traffic stop on Monday . A preliminary investigation showed the officer, who was not named, made a traffic stop around 2:15 p.m. on Bennett Road in Roseland, a town just north of Amite in Tangipahoa Parish , State Police said in a news release.


  5. Tangipahoa Parish calendar for Oct. 26-Nov. 2, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    Microsoft Word: 10 a.m., Amite Branch Library. Classes will focus on how to use the program Microsoft Word, how to open and save a document, how to format a document, and how to attach a document to email as well as how to print a document.


  6. When you need a traffic light in Bossier, call the barber in AmiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... kept concluding that the intersection failed to meet even one criterion needed for the project to go forward. "And in Amite, if you want to get something done, you don't call City Hall. You call the barber!" Irwin said with a strong laugh. "He said, ...


  7. Former Tangipahoa landfill manager pleads guilty to diverting cash to his bank accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    The former manager of the Tangipahoa Parish Government Landfill was sentenced Monday for diverting money owed to the agency into his personal bank account, according to the 21st Judicial District Attorney's Office. Terrance Stewart, 47, of Amite, was sentenced to three years in prison, which will be suspended for a period of three years on probation, a press release from the prosecutor's office says.


  8. For Pete 's sake- Redfish advice from a fly fishing legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... a job with Gulf Oil, which later merged with Chevron. During his time in Baton Rouge, Pete would routinely fish the Amite, Comite, and other sandy creeks, perfecting his fly casting skills. In 1971, while casting poppers to bass in Venice, he hooked ...


  9. Work moves forward on projects to revitalize lower Amite River and Maurepas SwampRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    An egret takes flight past the submerged Amite River Weir, Thursday June 1, 2017, on the Diversion Canal near French Settlement, La.. Signs stand as a mute warning about the rocks below the surface.


  10. Hurricane Nate prepares to make second landfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... of 20-25 mph. The threat of storm surge also is lower with minimal issues expected along the lower reaches of the Amite, Tickfaw, and Tangipahoa Rivers. As Hurricane Nate picked up its pace, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards held a press conference to ...


  11. Report: Red Cross shelters open in Tangipahoa Parish as Nate draws nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Advocate

    Two Red Cross shelters opened for people in need of shelter as Hurricane Nate nears the Gulf Coast, WBRZ reported. The shelters are located at Greenville Park at 111 J.W. Davis Dr. in Hammond and Amite Elementary School in Amite.


  12. Nate strengthening, main impacts to stay east of Baton Rouge MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WBRZ

    ... Livingston, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, St. Helena, St. James, St. Mary and Tangipahoa Parishes as well as Amite, Pike and Wilkinson Counties. If you need information outside of these areas, visit the National Weather Service . If you would like ...


  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... to not offer for viewing any NFL game or related broadcasts in our four restaurants located in Brookhaven, McComb, Amite, Louisiana, and Prattville, Alabama, going forward," said owner Randy Eckman. "Being raised in a military family where my father ...


  14. This week's gardening tips: Dig your caladiums and don't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 |

    Sponsored by the Southeast Louisiana Nursery Association, the festival will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Midway Church Park, 82424 Highway 25, Folsom. Admission is free, and wholesale plant nurseries from the Folsom and Amite area will offer a variety of plants and materials for sale.


  15. 'Parking lot brawl' results in 10 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Investigators said 10 people are charged with inciting a riot after authorities got reports of a massive "parking lot brawl" at a truck stop on Monday. The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office reported it happened at the Tall Timber Truck Stop in Amite.


  16. 'Parking lot brawl' results in 10 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Investigators said 10 people are charged with inciting a riot after authorities got reports of a massive "parking lot brawl" at a truck stop on Monday. The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office reported it happened at the Tall Timber Truck Stop in Amite.


  17. 'Mystery Man' Ivan Toney of Slidell walks long journey with high hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 |

    ... influence was his grandfather, the great Reverend Joseph Toney, who was a pastor at the Brown Chapel Baptist Church in Amite. It was there that Ivan discovered what he loved to do more than anything was to sing and uplift the world through music. He ...


  18. Alabama football: Freshman receiving trio makes impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Decatur Daily

    ... south Florida product Jerry Jeudy and four-star speedsters Henry Ruggs III of Montgomery and DeVonta Smith of Amite, Louisiana, have already caused quite a stir among their new teammates. The three players were the highest-rated among Alabama's five ...


  19. Registered sex offender arrested for reportedly moving to BR without notifying authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A convicted sex offender is potentially facing multiple charges after being caught having a social media account and for moving form Amite to Baton Rouge without notifying authorities. Officials with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office say on Thursday, September 7, Kylie Nicole Bellard, 32, was charged with failing to register as a sex offender after she recently moved from Amite to Baton Rouge.


  20. Diabetes doctor selected as SLU Alumnus of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... of diabetes and to improve the lives of millions living with and affected by it." Born in New Orleans and raised in Amite, Cefalu was appointed to his position with the American Diabetes Association earlier this year and leads the group's efforts to ...


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