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  1. Wal-Mart announces 2017 plans; affects BroussardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Walmart announced on Thursday, June 8, its 2017 investment plans for Louisiana through investments in stores, in associates and in technology. The company's plans include a remodeling project at the Walmart Supercenter located at 123 Saint Nazaire Road in Broussard.

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  2. Wal-Mart announces 2017 plans; affects St. MartinvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Opening a new Walmart Supercenter in Carcencro and a new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Prairieville, creating approximately 400 new jobs in Louisiana in 2017. Multi-million dollar capital investments in improving existing stores by remodeling seven Louisiana stores in 2017, including Cortana Place in Baton Rouge, Coursey Boulevard in Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Houma, Monroe, St. Martinville and West Monroe.

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  3. House rebuffs corporal punishment ban for Louisiana schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana's local public school districts still will be allowed to paddle and spank students for misbehavior. The House overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to ban corporal punishment in Louisiana's public schools.

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  4. Plan to use $190 million for flood project cut from budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A proposal to divert $190 million of Louisiana's disaster recovery money to a flood protection project, risking some aid earmarked to homeowners, has been scrapped. The money shift was added into the state operating budget by Republican Rep. Valarie Hodges, of Denham Springs.

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  5. Plan would shift $190M in flood aid from homeowners to canalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Lawmakers in the state House are proposing to divert $190 million in Louisiana's congressional disaster recovery money to a flood protection project. The move would strip some aid earmarked for homeowners struggling to recover after last year's flooding.

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  6. Unknown body unearthed by flood to be buried in new graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    News outlets report the City Council voted Tuesday to allow the reinternment of the body in a single plot at the Denham Springs Memorial Cemetery after efforts to identify the man were unsuccessful. Mayor Gerard Landry says six to eight of the 20 caskets that floated away from their vaults couldn't be easily identified, but forensic experts were able to identify all the bodies besides one that was deceased for about 50 years.

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  7. Charles HoganRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to a spokeswoman for the Denham Springs Police Department, Charles Hogan was last seen on Friday, April 14 by his roommate. The roommate told police Hogan left to get food and never returned.

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  8. Police asking for help locating endangered missing girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana State Police has issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory on behalf of the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office for a child reported missing on Thursday, March 9, 2017, from the Denham Springs/Watson area. The child, Kailee Isabella Dartt, is a 14 year old white female with short brown hair and hazel eyes.

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  9. Woman dies after car crashes into bulldozer near AmiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana State Police say a woman has been killed after her car hit a bulldozer on Interstate 55 near Amite. The Daily Star reports that troopers say 55-year-old Deanna Lawson of Denham Springs died Friday in the crash.

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  10. Appeals court affirms rejection of PILOT deal with Cameron LNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A deal that would have allowed a liquid natural gas company to pay Cameron Parish a negotiated annual amount instead of regular property taxes on its new facility has been rejected by an appeals court. In an opinion released Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeal upheld an earlier ruling by a state district judge in Cameron Parish, who found the Police Jury's proposed agreement with Cameron LNG exceeds the public body's authority.

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  11. Man arrested for attempted armed robbery after police discovered threatening noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Crowley police arrested forty-year-old Sean Michael Turner of Denham Springs, LA for attempted armed robbery after allegedly devising a plan to rob several local banks. Chief Jimmy Broussard says Turner visited several financial institutions in order to scope out the area, according to bank employees.

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  12. Authorities searching for pickup truck in deadly hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities say they're searching for the driver of a pickup truck they believe struck and killed a pedestrian in Livingston Parish. The Advocate reports that 36-year-old Corey Pepples of Denham Springs was killed in the collision shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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  13. Denham Springs officer arrested in domestic violence caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Friday that 41-year-old Larian McMurray was arrested Thursday. Interim Police Chief Shannon Womack says McMurray has been placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of an investigation.

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  14. Man dies after Livingston deputy searching for him, shootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says a man was fatally shot by a deputy hours after he had an earlier gunfight with deputies in Denham Springs. The sheriff's office says in a news release that 31-year-old Blaine Beason was shot by a deputy who found him hiding in a barn about 11 a.m. Wednesday.

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  15. Mother, child's caregiver accused of Medicaid fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Denham Springs woman and the person she hired to provide personal care services for her child have been arrested for Medicaid fraud. The Louisiana Attorney General's Office says 49-year-old Kerri Morrison and 30-year-old Kaitlyn Hamilton were arrested Friday after they allegedly falsified timesheets that netted Hamilton about $11,000 illegally for hours when she was actually working at a Baton Rouge restaurant.

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