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  1. REYNOLDS, Gladys T.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice REYNOLDS, Gladys T. Age 77 of Dayton, passed away August 24, 2016. She was born August 25, 1938 in Homer, LA to the late Samuel and Ella Grigsby.

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  2. Homer official, ex-officer admits to hitting woman then lying about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Homer council member and former town police officer faces possible jail time for pushing down and striking a woman then lying about it to federal authorities. Willie Fred Knowles, who represents District 5 on the town's Board of Selectmen, is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 9 in U.S. District Court in Shreveport.

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  3. Florida bicyclist hurt in Iowa; Louisiana man arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Police have charged a pickup truck driver with hitting and seriously injuring a Florida bicyclist who was camping after riding in Iowa. The Des Moines Register reports 55-year-old Danny Cardin, of Homer, Louisiana, was charged with serious injury by vehicle and leaving the scene of a serious injury accident after police were called to a campground in Shenandoah late Sunday.

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  4. Florida bicyclist hurt in Iowa; Louisiana man arrestedRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | KHGI

    Police have charged a pickup truck driver with hitting and seriously injuring a Florida bicyclist who was camping after riding in Iowa. The Des Moines Register reports 55-year-old Danny Cardin, of Homer, Louisiana, was charged with serious injury by vehicle and leaving the scene of a serious injury accident after police were called to a campground in Shenandoah late Sunday.

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  5. WOODS, Margaret N.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice WOODS, Margaret N. Age 82 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on July 6, 2016 at Siena Woods in Dayton, Ohio. She was born in Homer, LA to her late parents James Henry and Callie B. Jackson.

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  6. Blues legend will rock WatsekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... fell out and hit me in the head, so I reversed the brick and the bottle. That incident, he said, took place back in Homer, La., where he was born Emmitt Ellis Jr. He has since made Jackson, Miss., his home and the stage name Bobby Rush has been part ...

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  7. Peter Galvan is out of prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... and corruption charges. Galvan completed his sentence and was released from the David Wade Correctional Center in Homer, La. at 12:09 a.m., a state Department of Corrections spokesman said. The former coroner had been in prison since April of 2014 ...

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  8. A guide to hunting in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Will Michaels of Homer, La., examines a Bushmaster M4 A3 Carbine 300 AAC Blackout rifle at the Bushmaster exhibit during the Shooting Hunting Outdoor Tradeshow on Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. At a glance, the desert just beyond the shadow of the Las Vegas Strip is a parched expanse of lifelessness.

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  9. Photo: Will Michaels of Homer, La., examines a BushmasterRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Will Michaels of Homer, La., examines a Bushmaster M4 A3 Carbine 300 AAC Blackout rifle at the Bushmaster exhibit during the Shooting Hunting Outdoor Tradeshow on Jan. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas.

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  10. Peter Galvan to be released from prison MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... theft and corruption charges. Galvan is currently finishing up his sentence in the David Wade Correctional Center in Homer, La., a state Department of Corrections spokesman said Friday. The former coroner began his prison stint in April of 2014, ...

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  11. Claiborne Parish sporting a big-city lookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The News-Star

    Claiborne Parish sporting a big-city look More information is available at MainStreetHomer.org and at MuseumOnMainStreet.org. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/27JVPv8 As a former proud Claiborne Parish resident, I report with joy that America's sporting life, encapsulated for your convenience and dressed in its Sunday finest, is cruising Homer through mid-June.

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  12. Union: DA recuses self from prison rapeaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The News-Star

    ... the prosecution of Demarcus Payton and any additional charges related to the case. Payton, 28, a convicted rapist from Homer, was charged with the third-degree rape of a 17-year-old female inmate inside the Union Parish Detention Center. According ...

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  13. SMITH, Ethel R.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice SMITH, Mrs. Ethel R. "Ethel Rhean" "Maw" Age 84, of Dayton, born May 25, 1931 in Homer, LA, departed this life Monday, May 9, 2016. Ethel was a faithful member of Shiloh Baptist Church.

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  14. Utility restores power, ending outage that closed 2 Webster schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Workers have helped a Homer-based utility restore electricity to about 2,000 of its customers, including 2 Webster public schools the outage forced to close. "The repairs to our transmission pole and line are finished and power has been restored to all members," says a statement released at 2:11 p.m. by EmmaLee Tingle, communications and marketing specialist for Claiborne Electric Cooperative.

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  15. Utility hopes to restore power to Webster sometime todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Workers are expected to arrive this morning to help a Homer-based utility restore electricity to about 2,000 of its customers, including 2 Webster public schools the outage forced to close. "A crew from a company that helps with our transmission lines will arrive in the next hour to help get the job done," said Joey White, spokesman for Claiborne Electric Co-op.

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  16. Inmate accused of raping teen sentenced to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Concordia Sentinel

    The convicted aggravated rapist charged with raping a 17-year-old Union Parish Detention Center inmate while awaiting sentencing was given a life sentence Tuesday. Demarcus Shavez Payton, 28, of Homer, received the life sentence in 2nd Judicial District Court at Homer by Judge Tony Clayton.

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  17. Beef prices down, cattlemen look to cut costsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Deltafarmpress

    ... - is how much cow size matters, said Ryon Walker, a cattle researcher at the AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station in Homer, La. Average weights of mature cows have increased by about 300 pounds in the past 30 years, Walker said. And heavier cows eat ...

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  18. Accused rapist gets life on prior chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The News-Star

    ... 17-year-old female Union Parish Detention Center inmate as he was awaiting sentencing. Demarcus Shavez Payton, 28, of Homer, received the life sentence in 2nd Judicial District Court at Homer by Judge Tony Clayton. Payton also was sentenced to six ...

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  19. Male inmate accused of raping female at Union Parish Detention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The News-Star

    ... Center while he is awaiting sentencing on Tuesday. Union Parish sheriff's deputies said Demarcus Shavez Peyton, 28, of Homer, has been charged with third-degree rape after being allowed inside an isolation cell with the teenager after she was booked ...

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  20. NFL Draft 2016: SEC's 5 best players picked in 7th round and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... a year before his death. LSU DT Fred Miller, round 7 1962 by Colts: The son of a sharecropper, Miller, a native of Homer, La., was a three-time Pro Bowl pick in his 10-year NFL career and was a member of the Colts' Super Bowl 5 championship team. ...

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