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    Thursday May 7 | The Advocate

    Keith Horcasitas tells this pre-Mother's Day story to illustrate some of the trials and tribulations of being a mom: "Mom and Dad had always told me not to use the lock, since it sometimes got stuck - it was one of those old-fashioned 'skeleton key' locks. Well, I decided to lock the door, and couldn't open it.

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    Apr 12, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Dianne Stallings holds a photograph of her late son, Marvin Stallings Jr., who died from an asthma attack in 2013. Since his death, Dianne Stallings has started TUFF, Turn Up For Fat, Marvin Jr.'s nickname, to raise awareness about the condition.

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  3. Port Allen sees exodus of police officers; chief calls for more resourcesRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Advocate

    City leaders say the steady exodus of officers from the city's Police Department appears to finally be slowing, but Police Chef Esdron Brown says he needs more resources to keep other officers from leaving for better jobs. Records show 12 officers have left since Brown took over as police chief in January 2013, and Councilman Garry Hubble said city leaders have never been given a clear explanation of why the turnover was so high in such a short period of time.

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  4. Suspect arrested in December drug deal killingRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Advocate

    A Brusly man accused in a Dec. 23 parking-lot shooting death in Baton Rouge fueled by a drug deal was arrested early Monday and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, Baton Rouge police spokesman Cpl Don Coppola Jr. said Monday in a news release. Acting on a tip from Crime Stoppers, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force located Aljerard Warner, 22, 3826 Choctaw Road, Brusly, at a residence on East Black Oak Drive, police said.

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  5. West Baton Rouge school officials aiming for Top 10 status by 2020Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Paraprofessional Kandi West, second from right, works with students to help them create their 100th Day Trail Mix in teacher Jackie Spencer's Pre-K class at Brusly Elementary School as they celebrate the 100th day of school. West Baton Rouge Superintendent Wesley Watts' Vision plan for the school district will be presented to the School Board Wednesday night.

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  6. West Baton Rouge levee bike trail work starts with Brusly trailheadRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    Work began this week to transform part of the Mississippi levee top in West Baton Rouge Parish into a paved 3-mile bike trail south of the Intracoastal bridge. The project kicks off with construction of a trailhead in downtown Brusly that will feature a rest area and benches.

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  7. Port Allen holds off BruslyRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Advocate

    Ultimately, the inside play of Ishmael Lane made the difference as Port Allen held on to claim a 75-67 victory over Brusly on Tuesday night in District 7-3A boys basketball action at BHS. Lane pulled down seven rebounds and blocked two shots in the final period to help keep the Pelicans unbeaten in league play prior to Friday's showdown with defending state champion University High.

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  8. Police issue murder warrant in drug deal killingRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge police are searching for a man accused in a parking-lot shooting death fueled by a drug deal. Aljerard Warner, 22, is wanted on a count of first-degree murder in the death of Derrell Marquis Haynes, 19, Baton Rouge police spokesman Cpl.

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  9. Our Lady of the Lake College announces December 2014 graduatesRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Advocate

    More than 160 Our Lady of the Lake College students will be conferred master's, bachelor's or associate degrees during the college's commencement exercises at 2 p.m. Friday in the Baton Rouge River Center. Anticipating trends in healthcare, the college transitioned from offering associate degrees in nursing and now offers only bachelor's degrees in nursing.

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  10. Members chosen for new West Baton Rouge Civil Service BoardRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Advocate

    West Baton Rouge Parish officials have selected the three individuals who will make up the three-member Civil Service Board for its newly created consolidated fire district . However, Fire Chief Charles Stephens said Friday the members of the new Civil Service Board probably won't be seated until early January, after the fire district's job descriptions and pay scale are approved by the Office of State Examiners.

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  11. French-Creole cottage in Brusly shares roots with family way back to 1835Read the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Advocate

    Lucy Landry knew she lived in one of the oldest homes in Brusly, but it was only after abstractor Drew Gaudet researched the origins of the home did she discover that her roots to it go back more than 200 years. The home, known as the Hebert House, was built about 1835 facing the Mississippi River on property directly across from St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

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  12. Sheriffa s deputies: Baton Rouge man, 24, arrested, accused of sexual...Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    Sheriff's deputies arrested a 24-year-old man accused of having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl. The girl's mother spoke with police in late September after she discovered sexually explicit text messages on her daughter's cellphone that had been sent to Jose Toledo-Enciso, according to an affidavit of probable cause.

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  13. Sheriffa s deputies: Man, 24, arrested, accused of having sexual relationship with 13-year-old girlRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Advocate

    Sheriff's deputies arrested a 24-year-old man accused of having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl. The girl's mother spoke with police in late September after she discovered sexually explicit text messages on her daughter's cellphone that had been sent to Jose Toledo-Enciso, according to an affidavit of probable cause.

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  14. Faith Matters: Rolling lifestyle of faith out into communityRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Advocate

    During the funeral in 1995, the then-35-year-old Armstrong also said goodbye to the old "self-centered" Steve and became a new person in Christ with a newfound love and commitment to God and others. "I came under deep conviction of my sin as the pastor exhorted or encouraged everyone there to be a witness to the Lord like was," Armstrong said.

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  15. Art students get lesson in nature painting at West Baton Rouge Museum FridayRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Brian "Fox" Ellis performs an impersonation of legendary naturalist painter John James Audubon for students of Brusly Middle and Brusly High on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at the West Baton Rouge Museum in Port Allen, La. Perhaps Maria Osorio's name one day will be included among the listing of such great artists as John James Audubon.

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  16. University, Plaquemine (9-1) head list of Baton Rouge-area No. 1 seeds in LHSAA playoffsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Plaquemine's players hoist their helmets high during the playing of the National Anthem prior to kickoff against Brusly, Friday, Sept. 12, in Brusly.

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  17. Smiley: Hail to our chiefRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Advocate

    Charles Young, of New Orleans, says, "My youngest daughter, Pam, was getting ready to go to the polls Tuesday when her 5-year-old, Sissy, asked her why she had to vote. Unfortunately, our original destination - Bubba's Exxon, Motel & Bait Shop, in Back Brusly - had overbooked due to the International Alligator Skinning Contest and Cook-Off.

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  18. Lefeaux elected Brusly police chiefRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    With 4 of the 4 precincts reporting, Lefeaux captured 55 percent of the votes to Marionneaux's 45 percent, according to unofficial election results. resigned in April.

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  19. Jurors hear 9-1-1 call in Addis murder-for-hire caseRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Advocate

    When Monique O. Kitts discovered the body of her husband, who had been shot to death in their bed on July 9, 2010, she made a frantic 9-1-1 call. "Oh my God! Help me! My husband is dead! Someone is in my house!" Kitts' voice echoed through the courtroom Friday as the tape of the 9-1-1 call, which had been dialed into the West Baton Rouge Parish dispatch center, was played for the jury in the murder-for-hire trial.

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    Oct 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    Both candidates vying to become Brusly's next police chief in the upcoming election want to take a more hands-on approach to managing the town's police force after a difficult year in which the former police chief repeatedly faced criminal charges. Both Paul Marionneaux and Jonathan Lefeaux have law enforcement experience.

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