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  1. Independence works to come out of financial crisis, new mayor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    A year and a half after state auditors unearthed troubling financial records in Independence, the new mayor has said the small Tangipahoa Parish town is righting the ship. In 2015, an investigation revealed numerous problems with the books.

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  2. Girl Scouts set winter dates for Forever Girl Scout Adult Camping WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    Girl Scouts Louisiana East invites its FOREVER Girl Scout alumnae to a Winter Adult Camping Weekend set for Jan. 27-29 at GSLE Camp Marydale in St. Francisville and GSLE Camp Whispering Pines in Independence. The two events are being planned for the same weekend from 7 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Sunday.

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  3. Girl Scouts set winter dates for Forever Girl Scout Adult Camping WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    Girl Scouts Louisiana East invites its FOREVER Girl Scout alumnae to a Winter Adult Camping Weekend set for Jan. 27-29 at GSLE Camp Marydale in St. Francisville and GSLE Camp Whispering Pines in Independence. The two events are being planned for the same weekend from 7 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Sunday.

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  4. Hammond police investigating domestic violence shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Advocate

    Hammond police have arrested three people and are seeking a fourth in a fatal domestic violence shooting Sunday night, authorities said Monday morning. Martin Dejaun Haynes, 25, of Hammond, is wanted on counts of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice in the slaying of T'keyah Hooker, 22, of Hammond, city spokeswoman Lisa Lambert said in a news release.

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  5. Livingston authorities looking for Tickfaw man in an armed robbery turned violentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies are looking for the person who they say shot someone in the hand early Thursday morning after stealing his wallet and hitting him in the head with the barrel of the gun. Joseph Andrew St. Romain, Jr., 48, 48343 Mussachia Road, Tickfaw, is wanted on two counts of armed robbery and one count of attempted first degree murder.

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  6. Livingston authorities looking for Tickfaw man in an armed robbery turned violentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | The Advocate

    Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies are looking for the person who they say shot someone in the hand early Thursday morning after stealing his wallet and hitting him in the head with the barrel of the gun. Joseph Andrew St. Romain, Jr., 48, 48343 Mussachia Road, Tickfaw, is wanted on two counts of armed robbery and one count of attempted first degree murder.

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  7. Girl Scouts celebrate founder's birthday at Camp Whispering PinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Advocate

    A large crowd of Girl Scouts, their leaders and family members await a turn for a canoe ride on Oct. 29 at Timber Lake at Camp Whispering Pines near Independence. Hundreds of Girl Scouts visited the camp to observe Juliette Low Day.

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  8. Girl Scouts celebrate founder's birthday at Camp Whispering PinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Advocate

    A large crowd of Girl Scouts, their leaders and family members await a turn for a canoe ride on Oct. 29 at Timber Lake at Camp Whispering Pines near Independence. Hundreds of Girl Scouts visited the camp to observe Juliette Low Day.

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  9. Parkview Baptist moves up to 4A as LHSAA reclassification meetings begin; see other movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Advocate

    Parkview Baptist School's Trent Kavanaugh is tackled from behind by John Curtis defender Garret Wallow on Sept. 16 at Parkview Baptist School.

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  10. LHSAA reclassification meeting oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Advocate

    Parkview Baptist's decision to play up to Class 4A from Class 3A was one of the notable moves revealed as the LHSAA started its first reclassification meeting held Wednesday at LSU's Lod Cook Center. PBS' move up actually will have a bigger impact on sports other than football.

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  11. Calandro's celebrates 75 years in the grocery businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    Blaise Calandro III, third-generation operator of Calandro's specialty grocery stores in Baton Rouge looks over the original store at 4142 Government St. On Sunday, the business celebrated its 75th anniversary. Blaise Calandro III, third-generation operator of Calandro's specialty grocery stores in Baton Rouge looks over the original store at 4142 Government St. On Sunday, the business celebrated its 75th anniversary.

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  12. Police: Tickfaw man dies Wednesday in traffic crash while fleeing traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Tickfaw man died in a three-car crash in Tangipahoa Parish after fleeing from Hammond Police officers who had tried to conduct a traffic stop on him for failure to yield, Louisiana State Police reported. The fatal crash happened shortly before noon Wedneday on La.

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  13. Two boys accused of desecrating 50 graves in Independence cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The Advocate

    Fifty grave sites at an Independence cemetery have been desecrated and Tangipahoa Parish authorities arrested two boys, ages 14 and 12, who are now accused of causing the damage Wednesday. Independence police and Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies responded to reports around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday of two boys causing damage in Colonial Cemetery, the Sheriff's Office said Thursday.

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  14. Albany man arrested Wednesday in the killing of a Loranger womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    An Albany man has been booked on multiple counts, including second-degree murder and aggravated kidnapping, in the killing of a woman whose body was found on the side of a Loranger road on Tuesday, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported. Brian Gregory Anthony, II, 30, was arrested at about 4 p.m. Wednesday in the killing of 27-year-old Heather Cox of Loranger, the Sheriff's Office reported.

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  15. Woman found dead of gunshot wound in Loranger Tuesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    Tangipahoa Parish deputies responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a car in Loranger early Tuesday morning, but instead found a woman with a fatal gunshot wound laying near the roadway, Sheriff Daniel Edwards reported. The woman was discovered at about 4:20 a.m. near Briarpatch Cemetery Road, the sheriff reported.

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  16. Denham Springs man killed in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Advocate

    Harold Bergeron, 68, veered his GMC Sierra into oncoming traffic on U.S. 190, crashing into a car driven by Adam Andres, 33, of Independence, Louisiana State Police said in a news release. Both men were wearing seat belts, and Bergeron died at a nearby hospital while Andres sustained "serious" injuries but survived, police said.

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  17. Sheriff's Office: Woman arrested in fatal shooting at Amite nightclub FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    A 47-year-old man died and a woman was booked with second-degree murder in a shooting Friday at a nightclub in Amite, officials said. Around 9:45 p.m. Friday, Nathan Diamond, 47, of Kentwood, and Samantha Watkins, 34, of Independence, became involved in an altercation inside Mr. J's Nightclub on McCoy Lane, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

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  18. Pedestrian struck, killed on La. 51 in Tickfaw Friday, State Police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    A woman walking on La. 51 Friday night in Tickfaw was killed after she was struck by a vehicle, State Police said.

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  19. Independence man accused beating, choking and cutting sister following argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    A 22-year-old Independence man was arrested on multiple counts Thursday morning after he choked his sister, broke out windows in her home and cut her arm with a shovel following an argument, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported. The Sheriff's Office said they still do not know what caused Daejuan Braxton of independence to attack his sister.

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  20. School, office, clinic closures announced due to flooding; see running listRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    This is a shelter of last resort for people who currently receive in-home care - such as the homebound, disabled or chronically ill - and is not for the general public. To access the shelter, a patient or caregiver must first call the triage line phone at 578-6383.

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