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  1. Smiley: How to survive marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... when I was doing public relations for the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation, I had a night meeting with farmers in Colfax prior to a morning meeting with farmers in Crowley. In those pre-interstate days, you pretty much couldn't get from Colfax to ...

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  2. 3-day qualifying period opens with Joe Marino filing to succeed Bryan AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the Secretary of State. If elected, he would become the third independent in the House; state Rep. Terry Brown of Colfax and Dee Richard of Thibodaux are the other two independent House members. Marino, 49, holds a law degree from the University of ...

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  3. Brookshire spokesperson says no plan that she knows of to rebrand storeRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | Natchitoches Times

    ... become Spring Market stores. They also dispelled rumors of a rebranding locally. The stores shut down by Wal-Mart in Colfax and Zwolle, are scheduled to be in that deal expected to be finalized on July 1. The stores are expected to open this summer. ...

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  4. Grant Parish Sheriff, deputies sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Town Talk

    Grant Parish Sheriff, deputies sworn in Tweets from the late afternoon swearing-in ceremony at the Grant Parish Detention Center in Colfax: Check out this story on thetowntalk.com:

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  5. Seven LSU Players Selected On Final Day Of DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... He is 9-4 this season with a 3.26 ERA in 96.2 innings with 34 walks and 81 strikeouts. Stallings, a native of Colfax, La., is 3-0 this season with a 3.64 ERA in 25 appearances (two starts). A Freshman All-American in 2015, he has worked 29.2 innings ...

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  6. MLB Draft 2016: 10 LSU and Tulane players picked SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... He is 9-4 this season with a 3.26 ERA in 96.2 innings with 34 walks and 81 strikeouts. Stallings, a native of Colfax, La., is 3-0 this season with a 3.64 ERA in 25 appearances (two starts). A Freshman All-American in 2015, he has worked 29.2 innings ...

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  7. File photo of a closed boat launch.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The closed ramps are located at the North Caddo, Stoner Avenue, Bishop Point, Teague Parkway, Coushatta, Red Oak Lake, St. Maurice, Natchitoches/Hampton, Montgomery, Red Bayou, and Colfax recreation areas. The ramps are operated by the Red River Waterway Commission.

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  8. Louisiana lawmakers unanimously request open burning studyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... originally proposed to ban such burning statewide, responding to concerns from people who live near Clean Harbors, a Colfax waste disposal company. But he couldn't gain traction for the idea. Instead, the resolution asks DEQ to collect and study ...

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  9. Proposal to ban open burning of hazardous waste shelvedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... Bill 11 "was not going anywhere." It was aimed at addressing concerns from people who live near Clean Harbors, a Colfax waste disposal company. Open burning, critics say, poisons air and drinking water. With his ban proposal stalled, Reynolds asked ...

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  10. Proposal to ban open burning of hazardous waste shelvedRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... his bill "was not going anywhere." It was aimed at addressing concerns from people who live near Clean Harbors, a Colfax waste disposal company. Open burning, critics say, poisons air and drinking water. With his ban proposal stalled, Reynolds asked ...

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  11. James Gill: Accusation of a payoff raises no eyebrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... But we're pretty blase about such matters in Louisiana. You probably didn't even know that state Rep. Terry Brown, I-Colfax, claimed, in the middle of a recent committee hearing, that a company called Clean Harbors offered to make it worth his while ...

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  12. Cenla on the Move: Stand up paddle boardingaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Town Talk

    ... to see is a "camaraderie of people" stand up paddle boarding from a starting location, such as Louisiana MudFest near Colfax, and paddle into downtown Alexandria. Read or Share this story: http://www.thetownta ...

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  13. Bill to ban open burning won't be heard by House todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Town Talk

    Bill to ban open burning won't be heard by House today Co-author says he's working on compromise on House Bill 11. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The Clean Harbors Colfax facility conducts open burning of about 540,000 pounds of explosive waste a year. House Bill 11 would prohibit such open burning.

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  14. Bill to ban open burning may be withdrawnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | The News-Star

    UPDATE: Bill to ban open burning may be withdrawn House Bill 11 may be pulled for consideration, depending on the status of negotiations with DEQ. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/2766tvG Clean Harbors Colfax conducts open burning of explosives and munitions at its site near Colfax.

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  15. Military exemption helps save bill to ban openaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Town Talk

    ... the House Committee on Natural Resources and Environment. It next goes to the full House for consideration. Brown, I-Colfax, had already agreed to amend the bill so that the ban on open burning and open detonation would not apply to Fort Polk, which ...

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  16. House panel votes 9-8 for bill on open-burn banRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Town Talk

    House panel votes 9-8 for bill on open-burn ban House Bill 11 to ban open burning of explosives and muniitons will next go to the full House. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Brenda Vallee of Colfax listens to Wilma Subra, a chemist from New Iberia, speak in favor of House Bill 11 to prohibit open burning of munitions and explosives like that burned at Clean Harbors Colfax.

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  17. Franklin Daily Arrest ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Leroy Napoleon, 49, of Ash St., Colfax, LA, was arrested on April 20, 2016, at 5:40 PM, for the charge of Driving While Intoxicated- 1st Offense. Napoleon was also arrested on Bench Warrants for 27th Judicial District Court for Failure to Appear on Traffic Violations.

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  18. Avoyelles Parish joins list of federal disasteraRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Town Talk

    ... centers in Central Louisiana are located at 201 Cleco Drive in Pineville; Grant Parish Civic Center, 1208 Main St., Colfax; Parish Fairgrounds Agriculture Exhibit Building, 276 H.M. Stevens Blvd., Leesville; Sheriff's Office of Community Services, ...

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  19. CASA expands into Grant Parish, eyes Winn ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Town Talk

    As supporters of the Rapides Children's Advocacy Center celebrated the expansion of CASA into Grant Parish on Wednesday, they already were looking ahead to bringing the program to another parish. CASA expands into Grant Parish, eyes Winn Parish COLFAX - As supporters of the Rapides Children's Advocacy Center celebrated the expansion of CASA into Grant Parish on Wednesday, they already were looking ahead to bringing the program to another parish.

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  20. DCFS Announces DSNAP Locations for 23 Disaster ParishesRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | KLAX

    ... Saturday, March 26, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Grant Parish (two sites) - Grant Parish Civic Center, 420 Richardson Dr., Colfax and Grant City Hall, 4418 Hwy 500, Georgetown Washington Parish (two sites) - American Legion Post 24, 63613 Lakeview Rd., ...

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