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  1. WBR Parish deputies arrest man suspected of kidnapping that started in EBR ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... Officials added they have the suspect and his car. The victim allegedly told deputies she was taken from the Baker area to Erwinville. She claims the man who took her captive raped her. The alleged suspect was in the process of bringing the victim ...

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  2. Three booked on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge between Tuesday, WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested at least three people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Tuesday and noon Wednesday, booking records show. Darrel Parker, 35, 2117 E. Azela St., Baker, second-offense DWI, failure to maintain control, driver's license required and reckless operation.

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  3. Baker School Board contracts with firm to improve schools, buys flood insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Advocate

    The Baker School Board on Tuesday approved a contract to partner with Mass Insight Education to develop plans for improving the district's three lowest performing schools: Baker Middle School, Baker High and Bakerfield Elementary. Due to the impact of the 2016 flooding on the city, Baker schools were exempt from state report cards during 2016-17; however, Bakerfield and Baker Middle both received F grades for 2015-16 and 2014-15.

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  4. Two booked on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge between Sunday, MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Sunday and noon Monday, booking records show. Colin Johnson, 40, 13412 Morvant Road, Baker, first-offense DWI, resisting an officer, flight from an officer, battery of a police officer, vehicular negligent injuring and failure to maintain control.

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  5. Books: Events for week of Jan. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | The Advocate

    Baker Morning Book Club: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., EBR Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker. The book club will discuss "My Life, My Love, My Legacy" by Coretta Scott King.

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  6. Baker man with early stages of dementia still missing after three weeks, police and family sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Advocate

    A Baker man recently diagnosed with the early stages of dementia is still missing after more than three weeks and multiple days of searches. Lee Chambers, 67, was last seen in a brown suede jacket and blue jeans on Dec. 11 after he was dropped off at his home at 5404 Myrtle St. in Baker, according to Baker police chief Carl Dunn.

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  7. LSU announces honor rolls for Fall 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Advocate

    ... grade-point averages of 3.5 to 3.9 in at least 15 credit hours are listed on the Dean's List. Angel Alesia Baise, Baker; Anna Katherine L. Dazzio, Zachary; Claytin T. Goss, Zachary; Katie Ryann Hostetler, Zachary; Sydney Ann Watts, Greenwell Springs ...

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  8. Lufkin shelter prepares for the coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... so that they can focus on finding jobs, saving money, and making their lives better when they leave here," said Martin Baker, director of Godtel Shelter. "We've got about fifteen residents right now, most of them are women, so we haven't really seen ...

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  9. Faith Matters: Top local faith stories for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | The Advocate

    Citing a shortage of priests and financial challenges, the Catholic Diocese announced the merger of St. Louis King of France Church with St. Thomas More. Father Frank Bass stands by the sign of St. Pius X Catholic Church in north Baton Rouge, which merged with St. Isidore the Farmer Parish in Baker. 1 comment

  10. Photos: EBR Basketball Tournament WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | The Advocate

    Photos from Broadmoor's 80-65 win over Baker and McKinley's 51-41 win over Belaire from the EBR Basketball Tournament, Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at McKinley High School in Baton Rouge, La. Baker's Marteece Covington and Claude Coleman vie for the rebound with Broadmoor's Isaiah Washington in the Bob Pettit/Coca-Cola East Baton Rouge Parish, Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at McKinley High School in Baton Rouge, La.

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  11. Baker Police bookings for Dec. 15-21, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the Baker Police Department from Dec. 15-21: Mitchell, Jaleel: 19, 1105 Sherron Ave, Apt. 43, Baker; aggravated burglary, contributing to juvenile, criminal damage to property, theft of firearm and illegal possession of firearm.

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  12. East Baton Rouge Parish tournament: Hard-luck Belaire knocks off Lee MagnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | The Advocate

    ... really deserved to win." Sixth-seeded Broadmoor earned a second-round matchup at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday with third-seeded Baker, turning a close first-quarter encounter with No. 11 Mentorship Academy into a comfortable 86-54 victory. "We've only lost ...

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  13. Christmas tree recycling/pickup set to begin in East Baton Rouge ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Christmas tree recycling program will provide curbside pickup of trees for those living in the parish, except in Baker and Zachary. Several drop-off locations will also be available.

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  14. Treshawnitra Landheart, right; Liquincy Revish, left / Opelousas Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 24 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Bowman behind his residence, dead from several gunshot wounds. On September 18 , investigators, with the help of Baker police and East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies, located 18-year-old Treshawnitra Landheart of Batchelor, LA. Landheart was ...

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  15. See how trash powers Baton Rouge industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | The Advocate

    ... as methane. Typically, that gas would have to be burned off. But five years ago, the East Baton Rouge landfill west of Baker began capturing the gas so it could be sold to nearby industrial facilities. Approximately 75 pumps collect the gas and ...

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  16. Baker Police bookings for Dec. 1-14, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the Baker Police Department from Dec. 1-14: Hayes, Edward: 23, 4558 Lassen Drive, Baton Rouge; theft and fugitive warrant from East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. Lang, Darius: 19, 160 S. Ardenwood Drive, Baton Rouge; criminal damage to property, possession of marijuana and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

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  17. Two men arrested, accused of stealing Baker police officer's gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | The Advocate

    Two men are accused of breaking into the home of a Baker police officer last Thursday and stealing the officer's gun, which was then passed along to several other people before it was recovered, police reports show. Investigators first identified a juvenile as a suspect and then on Tuesday arrested the two men based on statements the boy gave about what happened, according to arrest warrants filed by the Baker Police Department.

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  18. Down to the wire: Baker City Council to meet with accountants just days before audit deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | The Advocate

    A scheduled meeting with Baker's city auditor Tuesday night was pushed back to next Wednesday, prompting some City Council members to fear a repeat of 2016, when the city's audit was turned in months late. "My concern is this is following the same pattern as last year.

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  19. North Baton Rouge group to study zoo's economic impact as BREC continues to scout sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | The Advocate

    ... boar McKnight and Zoo Director Phil Frost point out that the zoo has spent decades in its Thomas Road location near Baker, and say that if the zoo were to produce retail and restaurants and other amenities around it, that's somethng that would have ...

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  20. Baton Rouge MC Maine Musik Pays Homage To The Late Soulja Slim With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 18 | Vibe

    As a teenager growing up in Baker, Louisiana, we considered New Orleans rapper, Soulja Slim as one of the hardest MCs on the planet. His song, "Soulja Life Mentality," we felt on a spiritual level.

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