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  1. 'Immigrants' label not the only problem with Ben Carson's slavery remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | NOLA.com

    It's possible - though not likely - that new HUD Secretary Ben Carson's characterization of enslaved Africans as immigrants seeking new opportunities was a mistake, something that he would not have said if he'd had time to more carefully consider his words. "That's what America is about," Carson said Monday in his first speech as HUD secretary, "A land of dreams and opportunity.

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  2. In St. John sheriff deputies' killing, judge grants change of venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | NOLA.com

    The capital murder trial of two men indicted in the fatal shooting of two St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's deputies in 2012 will be held in another parish, although a new location and trial date have yet to be decided. 40th Judicial District Court Judge Sterling Snowdy granted a defense motion for a change in venue citing the "significant impact" the case has had on the community.

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  3. Edgard firefighter organizes blood drive for his premature sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NOLA.com

    Ladeja Louper holds Devon Jackson, Jr., who was born in early February early, weighing just a little over 1 pound. Devon Jackson, Sr., is an Edgard firefighter who has organized a blood drive for his son.

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  4. Atlanta Falcons release former Lsu de Tyson Jackson: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NOLA.com

    Former LSU defensive end Tyson Jackson was released by the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, the first day of free agency, ESPN.com reported . Jackson, a native of Edgard, La.

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  5. St. John Parish early voting: 3 things to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NOLA.com

    The early voting period for the March 25th election starts Saturday . Some St. John the Baptist Parish residents will cast ballots to elect a new Parish Council member and a new School Board member.

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  6. Trial for bus driver in fatal I-10 crash moved to AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | NOLA.com

    The bus driver indicted in a fatal crash last year that killed three people and injured more than 30 others last year on Interstate 10 near LaPlace, will go to trial in April -- and not this month as originally scheduled, according to St. John the Baptist Parish court records. Denis Amaya-Rodriguez, an undocumented Honduran national who authorities say was unlicensed at the time of the Aug. 28 crash, remains in the St. John Parish jail under a $1.75 million bond.

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  7. Krewe du Monde takes LaPlace through exploration of the continentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | NOLA.com

    The LaPlace Lion's Club are sponsors of the 2017 38th annual Krewe du Monde Mardi Gras parade. This year the Lion's Club led with the theme "Krewe du Monde Explores the Continents."

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  8. Edgard columnist reflects on Black History MonthRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | NOLA.com

    This month February has been designated as Black History Month. Why do we keep celebrating Black History Month? During this month, we take special pride in our heritage, we take from the pages of history books and try to bring them to life.

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  9. Edgard writer recounts host of 2016 community milestonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Jan. 30 to be precise-- Edgard's Mary Victor celebrated her 105th birthday. She was born in 1911 in Lucy.

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  10. March trial set for bus driver in fatal I-10 crash near LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The bus driver indicted in a fatal crash that killed three people and injured more than 30 others on Interstate 10 near LaPlace, is scheduled for trial in March, St. John the Baptist Parish court records show. Denis Amaya-Rodriguez, who authorities say was unlicensed and in the country illegally at the time of the Aug. 28 crash, remains in the St. John Parish jail under a $1.75 million bond.

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  11. Edgard Christmas and New Year's Eve and Day servicesRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | NOLA.com

    It doesn't take long for retailers to start Christmas season. You start seeing those decorations around Halloween sometimes, and it just escalates from there.

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  12. South Plaquemines 57, Fisher 7: Micah Ancar, Elijah Bourgeois swamp GatorsRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Eighth-seeded South Plaquemines led from start to finish, rolling past district-rival Fisher , 57-7, in an opening round Class 2A playoff game Friday night in Buras. The rushing attack for the Hurricanes was dominating, as Micah Ancar and Elijah Bourgeois combined for 354 yards and five touchdowns.

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  13. Edgard writer feeling thankful in the holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Pastor Rev. Willie Smith and First Lady Ledger Smith will celebrate 17 years of Willie Smith being pastor at Providence Baptist Church on Sunday, Dec. 6. It is November and Thanksgiving Day is coming Nov. 24. While we are thinking about what is on the menu it is good time for us to start reflecting on what are we thankful for.

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  14. Edgard native Farrah Rochon reaches fame as a romance novelistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Farrah Rochon is a USA Today best-selling author with 32 books to her credit including "Holiday Temptation," releasing at the end of October. She is a native of Edgard in St. John the Baptist Parish and a resident of Gramercy.

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  15. Homecoming 2016: West John High's Ja'aQuisha Oates snares tiaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | NOLA.com

    West St. John High School celebrated homecoming on Friday night in Edgard with a regal ceremony and a host of activities before the football team hosted Country Day. Ja'Quisha Oates, dressed in all white, was crowned queen at Dinvaut Stadium.

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  16. Growing up a Malone musician: 'It was just completely different'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Darcy Malone sits at a kitchen table, trying to explain how performing in musical theater as a kid helped her beat stage fright, but she's cut off by a Disney refrain from her uncle, Tommy, and father, Dave, singing in unison. This is a family of interrupters, ribbing each other constantly, and Dave's occasional lewd comments elicit immediate peels of "Daaaaaaaad" from Darcy.

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  17. St. John paid $30K for canal cleaning permit, but work never done, TV station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | NOLA.com

    An Edgard man is upset that St. John the Baptist Parish officials paid $30,000 for a permit to remove debris from the parish's drainage canals, but say the work was never done on a canal near his property, WWL-TV reports . Willie Robert took pictures showing a west bank canal filled with trees and debris, according to the news report.

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  18. St. Charles Catholic High students honor fallen fire chiefRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    The recent rainy weather put a damper on St. Charles Catholic's first week of school, but that didn't mean students stayed at home during their days off. Student volunteers reported to the Railroad Avenue Fire Station in Reserve the morning of Friday, Aug. 19, to help fill sandbags that went out to the community to stop additional flooding.

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  19. Edgard's Greater New St. Peter Baptist Church honors its pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The Greater New St. Peter Baptist Church will have a celebration in honor of its pastor Vernon Alexander and first lady Yvonne and their 39 years of service to the church. The anniversary service will be held on Sunday, Sept.

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  20. Firefighter's funeral procession to close portion of Airline HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Funeral services for St. John District Fire Chief Spencer Chauvin, 36, will be held Thursday . A portion of Airline Highway in St. John the Baptist Parish will be closed Thursday starting around 12:45 p.m. for the funeral processional of St. John District Fire Chief Spencer Chauvin.

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