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  1. Back to school in style: Kids get free hair cuts, stylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    Jacorey Johnson, 12, a seventh-grader at Dutchtown Middle School, gets a haircut from Ray Johnson with First Class Kutz during the Back 2 School In Style event Sunday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center gym. Johnson uses a circular lamp to light his customer.

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  2. 'Now, here it is': In Maea Teuhema's absence, Lloyd Cushenberry slides to guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    LSU offensive lineman K.J. Malone , with teammates including center Lloyd Cushenberry III , Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at LSU football practice. LSU offensive lineman K.J. Malone , with teammates including center Lloyd Cushenberry III , Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at LSU football practice.

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  3. Baton Rouge student receives $8,000 scholarship from BASFRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    BASF recently awarded scholarships totaling $16,000 to nine local high school seniors and recognized them at a luncheon hosted by BASF leaders at the Geismar site. Pictured are, front from left, BASF's Jolen Stein, Rhonda Matthews of Ascension Public Schools, Alexis Langlois, Jaime Keller, Nicole LeJeune, Ascension Public Schools Superintendent David Alexander and Allan Bailie of BASF; and back, Mason Miranda, Caroline Beeman, Tamiko Stroud and Jacob Decoteau.

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  4. LSMSA celebrates 33rd graduating class during commencement ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    One hundred and four seniors comprised the 33rd graduating class of the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches, and they participated in a commencement ceremony May 20 in Prather Coliseum on the campus of Northwestern State University. "We are here to make this a truly memorable day so that you can look on the accomplishments the day celebrates with pride and appreciation," said Steve Horton, executive director.

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  5. Knights of Columbus honors Firefighters and Junior Firefighters of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    Ascension Parish firefighters honored by the Knights of Columbus as Firefighters of the Year, from left, are David Bellotti, Joshua Atkinson, Christian Bordelon, Broc Poche, Shane Wellman, Ashton Allen and Dylan Viola. Not pictured is Terrell Milan.

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  6. Chemical leak contained at Rubicon plant in Geismar; highways openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | The Advocate

    Workers at the Rubicon facility in Ascension Parish were able to contain a leak of hydrofluoric acid early Friday afternoon, parish homeland security officials said. Rick Webre, the director of the parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said emergency workers were preparing to shut the intersection of La.

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  7. Louisiana plant explosion sited in lawsuit against EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    Photo Provided by Aviation Specialist -- Crews battle a fire at Williams Olefins Plant off La. 3115 in Ascension Parish following an explosion at the site Thursday morning.

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  8. LSMSA seniors earn special recognition during ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Advocate

    Lewis Johnson, left, of Baton Rouge, and Ian Sager, of Geismar, were presented the Eric Candell Excellence in Physics award at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts' Senior Recognition Ceremony held in Natchitoches on May 19. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO FROM CRYSTAL EVANS -- Lewis Johnson, left, of Baton Rouge, and Ian Sager, of Geismar, were presented the Eric Candell Excellence in Physics award at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts' Senior Recognition Ceremony held in Natchitoches on May 19. Several members of the Class of 2017 at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches were presented with special awards during the Senior Recognition Ceremony held May 19 in the A.A. Fredericks auditorium located on the campus of Northwestern State University.

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  9. Williams completes $2.1 billion sale of Geismar olefins plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    Williams Partners L.P. has completed the $2.1 billion cash sale of its interest in Williams Olefins L.L.C., which owns 88.5 percent of the Geismar olefins plant and associated complex, to Canadian firm NOVA Chemicals. The sale also included 525 undeveloped acres next to the facility and Williams' piece of an ethylene trading hub in Mount Belvieu, Texas.

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  10. Alliance Safety Council partners on memorial tree planting for deceased workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Advocate

    A memorial tree planting recently was held at the Alliance Safety Council's Gonzales training center in honor of all those who lost their lives on the job. The event was held through a partnership between Alliance, the Louisiana Workforce Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor and the OSHA Baton Rouge Area Office.

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  11. Renewable Energy Group CEO resigns abruptlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Advocate

    Renewable Energy Group has completed a $20 million deal for the site of its Geismar biorefinery and 62 additional acres. The added acreage will give the plant room for expansions.

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  12. Environmental group says St. Gabriel plant violated Clean Air Act, threatens suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    In this undated file photo a plume of smoke from the Honeywell plant in Geismar. St. Gabriel Police Chief Kevin Ambeau said it was a sulfuric acid leak and advised people living in the area to stay indoors, keep their windows closed and turn off their air conditioners.

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  13. Around Ascension for June 29, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Advocate

    Assistance in filling out the Homeowners Flood Damage survey underway by the Restore Louisiana Program is available from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the St. Amant High School cafetorium. Program representatives will answer questions, provide information and work directly with homeowners on a first come, first served basis.

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  14. LSMSA seniors earn special recognition during ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    Lewis Johnson, left, of Baton Rouge, and Ian Sager, of Geismar, were presented the Eric Candell Excellence in Physics award at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts' Senior Recognition Ceremony held in Natchitoches on May 19. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO FROM CRYSTAL EVANS -- Lewis Johnson, left, of Baton Rouge, and Ian Sager, of Geismar, were presented the Eric Candell Excellence in Physics award at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts' Senior Recognition Ceremony held in Natchitoches on May 19. Several members of the Class of 2017 at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches were presented with special awards during the Senior Recognition Ceremony held May 19 in the A.A. Fredericks auditorium located on the campus of Northwestern State University.

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  15. Renewable Energy completes $20 million deal for Geismar acreageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    Renewable Energy Group has completed a previously announced $20 million acquisition of around 82 acres of land at and around its Geismar biorefinery from Lion Copolymer. Buying the 20 acres Renewable Energy had leased will mean the Ames, Iowa-based company can avoid future lease payments that would have totaled $35 million through 2033.

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  16. Mauser investing $10 million in packaging facility in Geismar, creating 28 jobs initiallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    30, between Interstate 10 and River Road. The operation will be located on a 5-acre site in Talon Industrial Park.

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  17. Photos: Dutchtown High School Cheer Mini CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    Shannon Coulon, right, gives direction as the Prairieville Middle School cheerleading squad goes through drills at the Dutchtown High School Cheer Mini Camp Friday June 2, 2017, in Geismar. Shannon Coulon, left, gives direction as the Prairieville Middle School cheerleading squad goes through drills at the Dutchtown High School Cheer Mini Camp Friday June 2, 2017, in Geismar.

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  18. Ascension economic development group hopes to move forward on MegaPark siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Advocate

    Ascension Economic Development Corp. officials said Wednesday they hope an upcoming meeting with the landowners of 17,000 acres on the west bank of the parish will lead to a mixed-use development there one day. Over the last two years, 75 percent of the more than 100 landowners have signed letters of intent indicating their interest in working with any future developers of what would be called the Riverplex MegaPark, the potential home of heavy, medium and light industrial uses, as well as limited commercial and residential uses.

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  19. A yelling good time: Dutchtown cheerleaders host cheer campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Advocate

    Shannon Coulon, left, gives direction as the Prairieville Middle School cheerleading squad goes through drills at the Dutchtown High School Cheer Mini Camp Friday June 2, 2017, in Geismar. The fourth grade division gets into the spirit at the Dutchtown High School Cheer Mini Camp Friday June 2, 2017, in Geismar, La..

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  20. Ascension Parish School Board approves tax exemption for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Ascension Parish School Board has given its approval for property tax exemptions for a manufacturer looking to build in Geismar. Under an executive order issued by Gov. John Bel Edwards last summer, a manufacturer seeking an industrial tax exemption in the state must first get the approval of the School Board, sheriff and parish government in the area where the company hopes to build, before taking its request for a tax exemption to the state Board of Commerce and Industry.

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