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

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    Debris piles begin to appear as people in Central begin the process of recovery. Aerials of severe weather flooding in East Baton Rouge Parish on Monday August 15, 2016.

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

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Denham Springs school north of Florida Blvd is drier after severe weather flooding in Livingston Parish on Tuesday August 16, 2016. Zachary schools will return to class Aug. 23, the school district has announced.

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

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    School damage due to flooding. Runnels School's main campus is closed for three to four weeks.

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

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    Bass Pro and Sam's are surrounded by water off Range Avenue looking west along I-12 in the Denham Springs area during severe flooding in Livingston Parish on Sunday August 14, 2016. During a FaceTime conversation with his mother, he saw that a few inches of water had become a few feet - in a stretch of just four hours.

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

    Aug 17, 2016 | 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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  6. Delivering the news, no matter whatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | 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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  7. Baker, Zachary hit hard by historic floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    Joyce Causey's family prepares to leave their home of 32 years off Highway 64 in Zachary on Sunday. Causey said their trailer is "totaled," and that she'd never experienced any flooding inside her trailer until now.

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

    Aug 17, 2016 | 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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  9. Baker Police bookings for Aug. 4-10, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | 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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  10. 'Faith in God is all we got': Returning residents find ruined...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | 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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  11. Unfinished Comite River canal could have saved homes, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | The Advocate

    One-quarter of the Baton Rouge-area homes that flooded in the past week could have been spared if the long-discussed Comite River diversion canal was operational, one official long associated with the project said Tuesday. Don Thompson, who was the president of the Amite River Basin Commission off and on from 1996 through last month, said that while the diversion canal could not have prevented all the recent flooding, he estimates that it would have kept between 20 and 25 percent of the damaged homes near the Comite and Amite rivers from going under.

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  12. Photos: Aerials show horrific flooding in East Baton Rouge ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    A truck towing a boat on I-12 is surrounded by water going over the Amite River while heading toward O'Neal Lane in the Baton Rouge area during severe flooding in East Baton Rouge Parish on Sunday August 14, 2016. The Magnolia Bridge takes on water in the Central area looking toward Watson, right, during severe flooding in East Baton Rouge Parish on Sunday August 14, 2016.

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  13. Photos: Historic flooding causes road closures, widespread damage, Day 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    A casket floats down Plank Road in Zachary on Sunday. This weekend's flooding has caused multiple road closures and destroyed property in places that normally survive high amounts of rainfall.

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  14. "We had to get out," Baton Rouge-area residents said as waters roseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Advocate

    People push the stranded BRAVE vehicle out of the floodwaters of Hooper Road due to severe weather and flooding in East Baton Rouge Parish area on Saturday August 13, 2016. Kevin Romeo, left, grabs cat carriers and a bag belonging to Cynthia Reynaud who stands, left on boat, preparing to get off.

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  15. Red Cross open shelters across region FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    The American Red Cross has opened 11 overnight shelters in five parishes Friday in response to heavy rains and flooding across the Baton Rouge and Lafayette regions. The following Red Cross-managed or supported shelters opened as of 3 p.m. Friday with the help of officials in several parishes: In East Baton Rouge Parish, shelters have been set up in Baker Municipal Center Auditorium, 3325 Groom Road, Baker; BREC Park at North Sherwood Forest and Choctaw, 3140 N. Sherwood Forest Drive; and Zoar Baptist Church, 11848 Hooper Road, Central.

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  16. Report: Child swept away by floodwaters; EBRSO in boat searchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said a child was not swept away by floodwaters Friday in Baker.

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  17. Baker Police bookings from July 28-Aug. 3, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the Baker Police Department from July 28 through Aug. 3. FIELDS, JAMAHL T.: 33, 1232 S. 12th St., Baton Rouge, failure to appear for driving under suspension/revocation, license plate light required and expired motor vehicle inspection. HARTFORD, MICHAEL J.: 54, 3232 Gibson Road, Baton Rouge, failure to appear for first-offense driving while intoxicated, open container in vehicle, no seat belt, no stop lamps and turn signals, running a stop sign and failure to register vehicle.

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  18. SU Ag Center leads Louisiana's 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus delegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Advocate

    Attending the 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus July 17-23, from left, are Tiffany Franklin, coordinator at Southern University Ag Center, and Louisiana 4-H delegates Braylon Valentine, Tamicia Daron, Kennedy Williams, Kahlia Bell, Micah Thomas and Sherman Ruth II. The students are from Park Ridge Academic Magnet School in Baker and Southern Laboratory School in Baton Rouge.

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  19. Baker looks to elect new Mayor, Chief of Police as incumbents not seeking re-election _lowresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | The Advocate

    Mayor Darnell Waites on Tuesday presented the city council with the first stage of an overhaul of the city's financial practices. Former mayor Harold Rideau and the city council hired Davis to conduct the audit when accounting firm Postlethwaite and Netterville, which audited the city for 2013-14, declined to apply for the job again.

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  20. Attorney General Jeff Landry announces more arrests in Lafayette DWI bribery scandal _lowresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- La. Attorney General Jeff Landry holds a press conference to announce the arrest of six people in connection with the Lafayette District Attorney's Office bribery case Monday, February 1, 2016, outside the Lafayette Parish Courthouse in Lafayette, La.

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