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  1. Faith Matters: Spirit of Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Advocate

    ... offering his facility to a fellow pastor and church. The Rev. Anthony Kelley, of Greater First Baptist Church in Baker, sent a disaster relief letter on Monday to fellow pastors and others, stating his church was hard hit by the floodwaters and ...

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  2. 'Send pizza': Social media, and a message in a bottle, became vital amid flooding, outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Advocate

    ... leaves, getting a ride to stay in Atlanta, Thurs., Aug. 18, 2016. In background, Margaret Teague, a flood evacuee from Baker also staying at Southern University's F.G. Clark Center, gives a goodbye hug to Brown's son Alexander, 1, after 'adopting' ...

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  3. 'Send pizza': Social media, and one message in a bottle, became vital amid flooding, outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Advocate

    ... leaves, getting a ride to stay in Atlanta, Thurs., Aug. 18, 2016. In background, Margaret Teague, a flood evacuee from Baker also staying at Southern University's F.G. Clark Center, gives a goodbye hug to Brown's son Alexander, 1, after 'adopting' ...

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  4. Baker City Council gives emergency authority to Mayor Darnell Waites...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Advocate

    ... Katrina, questions came up and the government won't give you money if you don't do it their way," Heine said. The Baker fire department building on Groom Road flooded and will require around $100,000 to $300,000 in repairs, Waites said. Fire trucks ...

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  5. Debris pickup in East Baton Rouge Parish to begin over next couple daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Advocate

    ... "No hurricane has ever done this to us." Julie McCulloch, public works director and chief administrative officer with Baker, said the city has asked contractors to submit proposals and they're due back to the city by Friday. The hope is to get a ...

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  6. Zachary schools to resume class next week; Central's return date still fuzzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Advocate

    ... ix schools so far with water intrusion, on Wednesday adding St. Amant Primary to its flooded school list. In a change, Baker public school district announced that Baker High won't reopen when its other schools reopen on Monday.

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  7. Louisiana flooding hits home for LSU playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Times-Picayune

    As floodwaters rose throughout the Baton Rouge area over the weekend, Russell Gage sat on LSU's campus with his teammates. Gage said he received a phone call from his mother early Monday morning - around 6:00 - and told him about the conditions at their home in Baker.

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  8. Devastation, close calls fuel resolve to reopen flooded Baton Rouge-area schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Advocate

    ... district's 70-plus other schools reopen on Wednesday, Aug. 24, with employees returning to work Monday. In a change, Baker public school district announced that Baker High won't reopen when its other schools reopen on Monday. One of the worst-hit ...

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  9. 'It's tragic': Rescuing their families and learning the playbook, LSU ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Advocate

    ... even think about telling his LSU coaches that he and teammate Devin Voorhies planned to rush to his flooding home in Baker to rescue his family. "I made the decision out of stress and worry," he said. "Once I got there, the water was around 3 feet ...

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  10. Baker High to remain closed possibly for an entire semester; other Baker schools to reopen MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Advocate

    In a major change of plans, Baker public schools announced Wednesday that Baker High School will not reopen with other Baker schools and instead the flooded campus will stay closed for likely an entire semester. On Monday, Superintendent Herman Brister Sr., expressed optimism that Baker High School, which flooded with water ankle deep on Saturday, could be cleaned and reopened quickly.

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  11. Louisiana floods, but Wal-Mart, UPS keep trucks runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Times-Picayune

    ... has about 30 locations in the affected area, including stores in the heavily flooded communities of Denham Springs and Baker. Jones said early planning included mapping alternate routes for trucks delivering to stores in and around Louisiana. ...

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  12. News roundup: Red Cross CEO to visit Baton Rouge today a Louisiana...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... Camps are being held at Independence, Highland, Jackson and Zachary Community Parks as well as T.D. Bickham Park in Baker. Camps are $14 a day or $50 per week where they will be needed for a longer period of time. Parents can register for the camps ...

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  13. Delivering the news, no matter whatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Advocate

    Our hearts go out to our readers in the Baker-Zachary area who have been affected by the recent flooding. Many employees and their relatives at The Advocate, which publishes the Zachary Advocate & Plainsman, also have been affected by the floods.

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  14. Baker, Zachary hit hard by historic floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Advocate

    ... is "totaled," and that she'd never experienced any flooding inside her trailer until now. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO -- A Baker neighborhood street corner indicates how high flood waters had risen on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 13. The entrance to the ...

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  15. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office bookings July 30-Aug. 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Advocate

    The following Baker and Zachary residents were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office from July 30 through Aug. 5. MAYEAUX, CHRISTIAN: 17, 5907 Fairway Drive, Zachary, underage operating a vehicle while intoxicated, possession of alcohol in vehicle and purchase and possession of alcoholic beverages.

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  16. Baker Police bookings for Aug. 4-10, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the Baker Police Department from Aug. 4-10. AYO, HENRY: 36, 4515 Dickens Drive, Baton Rouge, failure to appear for no insurance, motor vehicle inspection sticker violation, expired driver's license and first-offense driving while intoxicated.

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  17. The Louisiana Flood of 2016's effect on local sports | 'This so reminds you of Katrina'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Times-Picayune

    ... to the scrimmage two days ago was one of the hardest things I've ever had to do." Tulane's Chris Taylor, a native of Baker, La., describing the situation in his flooded hometown . "There were four young men, just strangers in a boat who said they ...

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  18. 'Faith in God is all we got': Returning residents find ruined...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Advocate

    The interior of Chloe Olden's house at the corner of McHugh and Don Avenue in Baker is a total loss, she said. Ronald Delatte motors in past rushing Amite waters trying to return to the river channel and pouring over La.

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  19. BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo reopens after historic floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo in Baker will reopen Wednesday morning as the parish continues to cleanup from the historic flooding. According to director Phil Frost, the zoo is set to open at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and will return to its regular schedule.

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  20. Unfinished Comite River canal could have saved homes, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Advocate

    ... the Comite and Amite rivers from going under. The design for the project calls for a canal from the Comite across the Baker area which would allow the river to drain into the Mississippi. It would be located north of the confluence of the Comite and ...

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