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  1. In Livingston Parish, term limits for parish government, school board races on ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The Advocate

    Selecting a new panel of school board members and limiting the tenure of parish presidents and council members are among the issues Livingston Parish voters will decide on Nov. 6. The Livingston Parish president and council members could be restricted to three consecutive four-year terms should voters approve the proposition next month. Early voting runs Oct. 23-30.

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  2. Holden man, 53, dies in Livingston Parish crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | The Advocate

    A 53-year-old Holden man was killed late Friday after his pickup truck ran off the road on La. 42 west of La.

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  3. Trooper fatally shoots person after traffic stop in Hammond, Louisiana State Police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Advocate

    A Louisiana State Police trooper shot and killed someone early Thursday after a traffic stop in downtown Hammond, according to a Louisiana State Police press release. The trooper pulled over a vehicle on North Oak Street at U.S. 190 in Hammond around 12:45 a.m., agency spokesman Senior Trooper Dustin Dwight said in the release.

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  4. Fruit production, backyard composting classes offered by LSU AgCenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Advocate

    The LSU Agricultural Center has added a class in Hammond to its October classes on backyard composting and growing fruit. "Growing Fruit in the Home Garden" will be taught by Mary Helen Ferguson on Oct. 15 at the Livingston Parish Library's Denham Springs-Walker Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs.

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  5. Wednesday Volunteers for Family and Community hold September meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Advocate

    Attendees at the September meeting of the Wednesday Volunteers for Family and Community include Pam Villagran at the front; and from left, first row, Hilda Alfonso, Anna May Landry, Millie Faugout and Carol Carter; and back row: Gloria Messenger, Sue Nelson, Betty Bankston, Jean Johnson, Margaret Dettwiller, Jean Hebert, Donna Bouterie, Maureen Felder and Nell Dubose. Attendees at the September meeting of the Wednesday Volunteers for Family and Community include Pam Villagran at the front; and from left, first row, Hilda Alfonso, Anna May Landry, Millie Faugout and Carol Carter; and back row: Gloria Messenger, Sue Nelson, Betty Bankston, Jean Johnson, Margaret Dettwiller, Jean Hebert, Donna Bouterie, Maureen Felder and Nell Dubose.

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  6. Tangi Animal Friends announce eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Advocate

    Tangi Animal Friends will host dog adoption at Petco in Hammond from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Oct. 6. Also, the group's fundraiser brunch "Mutts and Music" will be Nov. 11, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Fleur de Lis in Ponchatoula. Activities include music by the Reginald Sanders Jazz Trio, a silent auction, a dog adoption parade, a K-9 demonstration and the Saints on the big screen.

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  7. Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce presents board nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | The Advocate

    The Greater Hammond Chamber Nominating Committee, in accordance with chamber by-laws, presented two officer nominees and five nominees for directorship to chamber members Sept. 13. The officers would serve for the year of 2019, while the directors would serve a three-year term from 2019-21.

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  8. Candidate for Hammond City Council was accused by two women of domestic assault, stalkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Advocate

    The police reports that two women filed against a man now running for Hammond City Council made chilling, similar claims of abuse that led to arrests but never ended in a conviction. Justin Thornhill, they said, beat, attempted to smother and threatened to kill them.

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  9. Town of Livingston readies to hold party for 100th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Advocate

    Town of Livingston Mayor David McCreary, along with volunteers and town employees, are busy planning a celebration for Sept. 22, 2018, when the town will mark its 100th birthday.

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  10. On the area arts and cultural sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | The Advocate

    Registration is open for fall classes at Theatre Baton Rouge. For a list of classes and to register, call 924-6496 or visit theatrebr.org .

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  11. Trial date moved to March in 2015 Highland Road double murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HEIDI R. KINCHEN -- Two bodies were found Monday night, Oct. 19, 2015, in a vehicle at the Petro truck stop at 2100 SW Railroad Ave. in Hammond. Advocate staff photo by HEIDI R. KINCHEN -- Two bodies were found Monday night, Oct. 19, 2015, in a vehicle at the Petro truck stop at 2100 SW Railroad Ave. in Hammond.

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  12. Clothing store Local Honey holds ribbon-cuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Greater Hammond Chamber celebrates a ribbon-cutting Aug. 8 with children's clothing store Local Honey, at 112 S. Cypress St., in Hammond. From left are Greater Hammond Chamber President and CEO Melissa Bordelon, Local Honey owners Kali Norton and Shiloh Latham and Hammond Mayor Pete Panepinto.

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  13. Livingston Parish Library teen patrons celebrate works of Jane AustenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    Mary Mocsary, center, leads a discussion while teens enjoy a cup of tea during Teen Reads: Tea with Jane Austen at the Albany-Springfield Branch of the Livingston Parish Library. Madison Lopez, left, looks over the tea options offered by Albany-Springfield branch manager Rachel Collings, while Emma Dare Chance, right, flips through famous quotes from Jane Austen novels during Teen Reads: Tea with Jane Austen.

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  14. North Oaks seeks help with 'Play It Safe' eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    The North Oaks Health System team is looking for local businesses, clubs and organizations to help host the fourth annual Play It Safe event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 6 at Cate Square in Historic Downtown Hammond. The goal of the interactive community event is to increase safety awareness among families with children ages 12 and younger, a news release said.

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  15. Livingston Sports Roundup for Sept. 6, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    Denham Springs' quarterback Luke Lunsford calls plays during match up against Dutchtown at the Hughes Insurance/Duckroost Jamboree. He was 17 of 32 passesses for 185 yards and one touchdown in Friday's opener against Hammond.

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  16. Greater Hammond Chamber meeting to focus on local impact of opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards and North Oaks Health System Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert Peltier will discuss how the opioid crisis is affecting Tangipahoa Parish when the Greater Hammond Chamber meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the Historic Michabelle Inn, 106 S. Holly St., Hammond.

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  17. SLU opera workshop picks cast for 'Into The Woods' productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    Southeastern Louisiana University's Opera/Music Theatre Workshop will present the Broadway musical "Into the Woods" Sept. 27 and 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Hammond.

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  18. Coroner: Natural causes, not beating, led to death of man who spent 12 days in Tangipahoa jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | The Advocate

    The death of Ponchatoula businessman Dave Berwick two days after he had been transferred from the Tangipahoa Parish Jail to a hospital was due to natural causes, Tangipahoa Parish Coroner Rick Foster said Friday. Berwick, 69, had been held in the jail for 12 days before he died in July from sepsis and pneumonia, Foster said.

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  19. Springfield considering leasing old courthouse for historical museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | The Advocate

    A sketch of a proposed tourist destinations in Springfield is being circulated by Stephen Davidson as part of an effort to generate interest in renovating a historic courthouse into a museum and building other history-themed attractions. Advocate staff photo by ROGER ZETTLER.

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  20. On the area arts and cultural sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St., will host its September First Saturday Program on "Native Insects" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. The Louisiana State Arthropod Museum will include examples of native insects and other arthropods native to Louisiana.

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