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  1. James Gill: The American dream itself at stake with rescinding of DACARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    Think mass deportations are on the cards now that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced it's curtains for the so-called dreamers? Dream on. We can't afford it, and whatever reputation we have left as a haven for the downtrodden could hardly withstand the sight of immigration goons rounding up honest taxpayers because their papers weren't in order.


  2. Livingston luau: Seniors celebrate in Hawaiian styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Advocate

    Senior citizens Phil Reichert and Francis Kembrough and Carol and David Sullivan, from left, dance to 'Elvis' music at the Livingston Parish Council on Aging's annual Appreciation Day Dinner held in Denham Springs recently. Elvis Presley tribute artist Jason Baglio, center, of Independence provided the music for the occasion which had as its theme a Hawaiian Luau.


  3. Girl Scouts Louisiana East's three camps receive perfect scores in ACA accreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    Girl Scout Camps Marydale, Covington and Whispering Pines have once again received American Camp Association accreditation, good for three years, for its resident camp programs, earning scores of 100 percent. Accreditation means each camp undergoes a review process by outside camping professionals in the areas of personnel, program, site administration and health care, a news release said.


  4. Livingston Parish man accused of second-degree murder in girlfriend's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    A man arrested this month on a count of obstruction of justice now faces a count of second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend, said Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard. Deputies responding to an emergency call on June 27 found the victim, Letisha Rheams, 27, of Independence, on the front porch of the Independence home of her boyfriend, Ollie Selders, with a gunshot wound to her lower back.


  5. Tier 3 sex offender in Independence arrested after allegedly failing to registerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | The Advocate

    According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, Joseph Frank Bedford, 42, of Cason Road in Independence, is a Tier 3 sex offender. He was convicted in 1995 of aggravated oral sexual battery and must register as an offender for life.


  6. Louisiana State Police arrest man on DWI after he crashed into bulldozer, killing passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    An Independence man was arrested on DWI, driving without a license and other counts after he drove into a bulldozer Thursday on Interstate 55 in Hammond, killing a passenger in his SUV, according to Louisiana State Police. Dillon Ryan Majesty, 23, was driving on I-55 near I-12 about 1 p.m. when he drove into the median and hit the bulldozer, a State Police report says.


  7. Port Allen traffic stop leads to four arrests on suspected drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    A traffic stop along Interstate 10 Thursday morning resulted in the arrest of four men suspected of drug trafficking, according to the Louisiana State Police. Senior Trooper Bryan Lee said troopers from Troop A pulled over a 2005 Ford Explorer around 3 a.m. Thursday after witnessing a traffic violation in the eastbound lanes of I-10 just east of La.


  8. Auschwitz Memorial condemns Clay Higgins over video from concentration camp: 'It's not a stage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    Congressman Clay Higgins, La. 3rd District delivers the keynote address during the Memorial Day Services Monday May 29, 2017 at Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery in Lafayette, La.


  9. Woman killed in shooting in Livingston Parish; boyfriend booked on obstruction countRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    An Independence woman was shot and killed Tuesday morning and her boyfriend has been booked on an obstruction of justice count, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to 36387 Selders Lane, which is north of Albany but has an Independence address, just before 11 a.m. Rheams was on the front porch when deputies arrived, "suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower back," Sheriff Jason Ard said in the news release.


  10. Body found in Tangipahoa River on Tuesday morning believed to be missing 9-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    The body of who is believed to be 9-year-old Gabrielle McCoy, who went missing over the weekend in the Tangipahoa River, was recovered Tuesday at 7 a.m, officials said. McCoy was located approximately two miles south of the Highway 40 bridge near Serenity Sands Camp Ground, where she was last reported to have been seen.


  11. Independence woman, ex-boyfriend accused of staging home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    An Independence woman who claimed a man had broken into her home, zip-tied her to a crib and stole her boyfriend's guns was arrested along with her ex-boyfriend after detectives determined the pair had stage the crime, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said. Hannah Charbonnet, 19, initially told detectives she had been held at gunpoint by an unknown white man Wednesday at the home she shared with her boyfriend and their toddler on La.


  12. Letters: Where will statues removal end?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Liberty Place monument near One Canal Place is dismantled Monday, April 24, 2017, and hauled away. The statue and three other white supremacist and Confederate statues are to be removed after the city council voted 6-1 to have the statues removed from public display in Dec. 2015.


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