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  1. Lake Pontchartrain oil rig explosion near north Kenner: One missing, 6 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | The Advocate

    One person is missing and six have been hospitalized after an oil rig explosion in Lake Pontchartrain just north of Kenner on Sunday night, Jefferson Parish officials said. Keith Conley, chief operating officer of Jefferson Parish, said Kenner Police received calls about the explosion around 7:18 p.m. Kenner city officials said authorities on scene believe the explosion was caused by cleaning chemicals that ignited on the surface of the oil rig platform.

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  2. Louisiana high school football, Week 7: Check out finals on Brian Harris Chevrolet scoreboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | The Advocate

    Jesuit fans cheer during the football game between Warren Easton and Jesuit at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.

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  3. Destrehan baseball star, LSU commitment Landon Marceaux has golden summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | The Advocate

    When Landon Marceaux returned to Destrehan High School last week, most people asked where he had been for the past three weeks. The standout Wildcats pitcher and well-traveled travel ball player spent the past month making history as a member of the Team USA 18-under National Team.

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  4. Despite injuries, St. Charles Catholic stuns DestrehanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    After losing his starting quarterback and his best defensive player to injuries, St. Charles Catholic coach Frank Monica lamented that his Comets might not be able to give visiting Destrehan a good game in their first regular-season contest in years. It was running back Narquez Jones who provided most of the Comets' offense, though, often out of the wildcat formation.

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  5. Smiley: You can trust the barber pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    Dear Smiley: I was just watching a national TV channel, and the moderators were discussing various poll numbers on national and international issues. In all of my years in politics, I not only had polls run in my races but saw many polls for other candidates.

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  6. McKinley-Scotlandville helps top list of games to watch to kick off the 2017 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    After a Division I select runner-up finish last fall, Scotlandville High enters the season with heightened expectations. McKinley High wouldn't mind creating some.

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  7. Mr. Irrelevant: How LSU's last-minute signees have excelled through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Advocate

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, left, high fives tight end Foster Moreau after defeating Louisville 29-9 in the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. ORG XMIT: FLJR118 Tight ends Foster Moreau, in the distance acting as a batter, and Colin Jeter were the last players added to LSU's signing classes.

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  8. Sources: Mandeville High football coach Guy LeCompte resigns as season opener nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    Less than two weeks prior to their season opener against University High, Mandeville High football head coach Guy LeCompte, has resigned his position according to multiple sources on Monday. One of the most successful football coaches in St. Tammany Parish, LeCompte has compiled a 92-40 record while at Mandeville, including leading the Skippers to state semifinal appearances in 2015, 2012 and 2011.

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  9. Smiley: Recalling his three close callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    "I used to take the Destrehan ferry when I worked for a wholesale lumber firm in Metairie. The ferry was closer to one of the lumber firms in Luling.

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  10. Smiley: The day he caught the ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | The Advocate

    On Thursday we told of Annie, who on the morning of Oct. 20, 1976, just missed the Mississippi River ferry from Destrehan to Luling - then watched from the landing as the ferry, the George Prince, collided with a Norwegian tanker, the SS Frosta, and sank. "It's kinda funny, because we were the last car to get on the ferry that morning.

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  11. Smiley: The day she missed the ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    "Annie, a Loyola classmate in 1980, told me of once being the first car NOT to be able to board a ferry when it filled up with vehicles, and how mad she became about missing a meeting - pronouncing a few choice expletives. "This was on the morning of Oct. 20, 1976, as she tried to get across the river from Destrehan to Luling.

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  12. Ed Orgeron hires another longtime NFL assistant to join LSU's support staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    Jerry Sullivan, a longtime receivers coach at the professional level, is serving as a consultant for the Tigers, the school confirmed on Tuesday. Sullivan, 73, is working with LSU receivers coach Mickey Joseph in an off-the-field role, team spokesman Michael Bonnette said.

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  13. Whitney Plantation casts cold look at slave trade through chilling exhibitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | The Advocate

    Ceramic sculptures of hollow-eyed slave children haunt the Whitney Plantation, west of New Orleans, where owner John Cummings has infused the traditional antebellum plantation tour with an unflinching look at human bondage in the Old South. Cummings, an attorney and real estate investor, opened Whitney more than two years ago as a slavery museum, bucking a tradition of plantation tours that romanticize antebellum life and gloss over the slave trade.

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  14. Pedal Valves puts end to Gauthier & Amedee's run, moves to within one win of American Legion titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Cardinals moved within one victory of successfully defending their state crown Tuesday night by scoring three runs in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Gauthier & Amedee at Mike Miley Stadium. Destrehan catcher Andrew Morrow delivered the game-winning hit for the independent-based Cardinals with a two-out single to center field that scored Rummel first baseman Lyall Ball from second with the decisive run.

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  15. Online map helps residents find locations to pick up sandbags across East Baton Rouge ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    Phyllis Ulowetz shakes hands with David Caldero after he helps her fill sandbags in preparation for Tropical Storm Cindy at Eastbank Bridge Park in Destrehan, La., Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Sandbags are put on a conveyor belt and loaded into a dump truck at the Ascension Parish DPW sandbagging operation at Lamar-Dixon Center Tuesday June 20, 2017, in Gonzales, La..

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  16. Charge dismissed against Destrehan teacher in Jefferson Parish teacher-student sex caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | The Advocate

    This combo of handout images shows Rachel Respess, then 24, left, and Shelley Dufresne, then 32, under arrest on Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014. This combo of handout images shows Rachel Respess, then 24, left, and Shelley Dufresne, then 32, under arrest on Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014.

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  17. Don't miss these events in the Acadiana and outlying areas of south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    Singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette. Tickets are $30 and up.

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  18. Walker finding the luck, success that eluded it during regular seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    Every time the Walker senior stepped to the mound, even when he pitched well, it never seemed like the Wildcats could score enough runs to earn him a win, resulting in a disappointing 0-4 record heading into the playoffs and keeping in line with the team's less-than-impressive overall record. But just before taking the rubber in last Saturday's deciding game 3 against New Iberia in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs, Guidry and fellow pitcher Lane Thomas joked about what it would mean for his luck to change in the playoffs.

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  19. 'You buckle up and you get after it': Baton Rouge-area baseball teams gear up for regionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    Given the topsy-turvy nature of the opening round of the state baseball playoffs, The Dunham School coach Sham Gabehart may have said it best. "You've had several upsets," Gabehart said.

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  20. Destrehan teacher Shelley Dufresne found not guilty in student sex trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by SHERRI MILLER -- Shelley Dufresne, seen leaving the courthouse after she pled guilty in St. Charles Parish on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Advocate staff photo by SHERRI MILLER -- Shelley Dufresne, seen leaving the courthouse after she pled guilty in St. Charles Parish on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

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