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  1. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority to present 17 debutantes at special ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... Family Life Activity Center. The debutantes are Summer Furshai Blue, daughter of Saleria and Lionel McManus, of Baker; Jordan Alise Blunt, daughter of Valerie and Dennis Blunt; Ezaria Leshay Coates, daughter of Jessica White and Scott Williams, of ...

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  2. Man shoots would be robber in the legRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The incident reportedly happened around 4 p.m. at Old Scenic Hwy. and Groom Rd. in Baker. EBRSO officials say a man walked into the Baker Police Department after shooting another man in the leg. He says the man he shot ...

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  3. Guest column: Put an end to the education uncertainty of 13,000 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... Academy of Greater Baton Rouge, 92 percent. At Impact Charter Academy and Advantage Charter Academy in the city of Baker, 66 percent. These are just a few examples. In some cases, 100 percent - every single student, would be forced to return to a ...

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  4. EBRSO investigating shooting; 1 victim shot in legRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The incident reportedly happened around 4 p.m. at Old Scenic Hwy. and Groom Rd. in Baker. It's currently unclear how the shooting happened or who shot the man. EBRSO officials are investigating. There are also appears ...

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  5. Man reportedly steals shingles from storage unit, then crashes U-Haul truck after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The driver of a U-Haul truck is in custody after he reportedly stole six pallets of shingles from a storage facility in Baker and led police on a chase. The owner of the storage unit, located on Main St. in Baker, said he noticed a suspicious U-Haul truck at the storage unit.

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  6. Baker Police bookings for Aug. 10-17, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the Baker Police Department from Aug. 10-17: Anderson, James: 38, 1116 Johnson St., Baker; bench warrant for failure to appear for attempted theft and affidavit warrant from East Baton Rouge Parish Gross, Devon: 19, 2244 Richmond St., Baker; bench warrant for failure to appear for no insurance, failure to register vehicle, no driver's license and misuse temporary license plate Gilmore, Ebony: 28, 16511 Vermilion Drive, Baton Rouge; bench warrant for failure to appear for attempted theft, remaining in places after forbidden and two headlights Lewis, Anthony: 26, 9924 Avenue K, Baton Rouge; bench warrant for failure to appear for ran red light, improper equipment and theft Powell, Anthony: 47, 10646 Willowood Drive, Baton Rouge; felony theft of goods, criminal trespass and affidavit warrant from East Baton Rouge Parish ... (more)

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  7. After vigorous debate, Baker City Council introduces proposal to make ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Baker City Council on Tuesday introduced a ordinance that would make it more difficult for the proposed RaceTrac gas station at the corner of Groom Road and La. 19 from selling alcohol.

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  8. Letters: Zoo debate clouded with misinformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... near L'Auberge could flood in a Mississippi River category 2 hurricane. BREC trivialized LSU's innovative zoo/Baker recreational hub concept as "just a student project." Excuse us. Microsoft, Amazon, FedEx and Raising Cane's were student projects. ...

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  9. Concerned about traffic snarls in the Baton Rouge region? This latest ...Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... ustrial development. The plan applies only to the city of Baton Rouge and unincorporated areas of the parish; Central, Baker and Zachary have their own processes.

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  10. Baker Police bookings for Aug. 3-10, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the Baker Police Department from Aug. 3-10: Chriss, Donequa: 20, 4209 Heath Drive, Baker, bench warrant for failure to appear for two counts disturbing the peace and simple criminal damage to property. Edward, Stepter: 32, 12965 Wedgewood Drive, bench warrant for failure to appear for speeding, no proof of insurance in vehicle, driving under suspension, no driver's license on person and open container in vehicle.

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  11. Death and climate change: How one woman lost her life in the Louisiana Flood of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | NOLA.com

    When the Louisiana Flood of 2016 hit, Linda Bishop, 63, was safe at her home near Baker , in East Baton Rouge Parish . She told a friend she might get something to eat.

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  12. Family, former players, colleagues mourn the loss of former Baker football coach Larry ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Advocate

    Larry Thomas, who helped build Baker High into a football powerhouse in the 1970s and 1980s as an assistant coach and spent eight successful seasons as head coach, died Sunday. Thomas, 79, compiled a 64-18 record from 1986-1993 after 19 years as an assistant coach for the Buffaloes.

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  13. One year after flood: Evacuated inmates restock wares, prison stands emptyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Advocate

    Inmates Demetria Morgan, left, and Angela Stokes speak about their experiences with filing claims for items damaged in the August flood, Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the former site of the Jetson Center for Youth in Baker, La. The Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women took over the then-closed facility after theirs flooded in August 2016.

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  14. As Baker High revamps flood damaged campus, Randall, football team continue to rebuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | The Advocate

    Head coach Eric Randall leads Baker High School's first day of football practice, Friday, August 11, 2017, at Baker Middle School in Baker, La. Lineman Nelson Griffin during Baker High School's first day of football practice, Friday, August 11, 2017, at Baker Middle School in Baker, La.

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  15. Most churches - but not all - have made it back from floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Advocate

    The congregation of Greater First Church Baptist in Baker had something to celebrate July 2 when it gathered in its sanctuary for the first time since the August 2016 floods. Members of the Greater First Church Baptist congregation clap and sing on July 2 during the first service in the sanctuary since the 2016 flood.

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  16. Live drone, Facebook feeds reinvent flood coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... videos captured dramatic rescues and took the public to the front lines of the disaster. In one memorable video from Baker, Sheriff Sid Gautreaux waded through floodwater to help the Davis family to safety from their home on Comite Drive. "It's hard ...

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  17. EBR Metro Council approves proposed ban of smoking from bars, casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... ampler. Enforcement of the city's smoking ordinance will fall on police. The ban does not include city's like Zachary, Baker and Central.

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  18. Baker man wanted after police say he threw rifle out car window during chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge police are looking for a Baker man after officers said he threw an AK-47 style rifle out of his car window during a high-speed chase Sunday, hitting and damaging two police cars. Officers said when they first saw the man about 2 p.m. at the Sunrise Store's air pump in the 7500 block of Scenic Highway, his facial expression changed when he saw the officers, and then he got into his car to drive away.

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  19. How did the flood change you? I'm stronger; sometimes sad; I struggle; 'I'm eternally grateful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... contractor. a I'm hoping to be in by Christmas." "When the flood occurred, I was helping to serve the people at the Baker Municipal (Center) shelter not knowing that my home was also flooded. But I'm grateful to God, because he realized that he ...

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  20. Baker man arrested Tuesday in June shooting and assault injuring two after argument over moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Baker man was arrested Tuesday in a June assault and shooting that injured two people following an argument over money, according to the Baker Police Department. Jonathan Khatari Spruel, 24, is accused of using an assault rife to hit a man in the head, then firing it many times in the presence of another person, his arrest report says.

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