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  1. Westbound lane of I-20 bridge in Vicksburg to be closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Severe T-Storm Watch effective until 7:00 PM for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas and for the parishes of Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll and Winn in Louisiana, and a Significant Weather Advisory effective until 2:00 PM for Union County in Arkansas. Stay tuned to KNOE 8 News for the latest updates, which can also be found on our website, and on Facebook and Twitter.

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  2. Nearly 200 bikes ride into Colorado town to honor slain deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Severe T-Storm Watch effective until 7:00 PM for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Severe T-Storm Watch effective until 7:00 PM for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas and for the parishes of Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll and Winn in Louisiana, and a Significant Weather Advisory effective until 2:00 PM for Union County in Arkansas.

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    Friday Apr 8 | The Advocate

    ... provide long-term care. The facility in Pineville has 60 beds for long-term adult care, and the state hospital in Jackson has 541, though about half are for people who have been deemed mentally unfit to stand trial or who have pleaded insanity. As a ...

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  4. Former Dixon Correctional employee accused of role in smuggling drugs into the prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | The Advocate

    A former employee of Dixon Correctional Institute in Jackson was arrested Thursday after an investigation found she helped a correctional officer bring 91 grams of synthetic marijuana into the prison Monday, authorities said. Lashonda Lee, 38, obtained the synthetic marijuana and hid it in a container of red beans and rice that April Lemon, a Dixon correctional officer at the time , brought to work to deliver to Tyrone Stevens, an inmate, said East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Detective Kevin Garig.

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    Thursday Apr 7 | The Advocate

    ... of the medical reports written about Moody during his confinement at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health Hospital in Jackson . "The public has a right to look over my shoulder," Michot said. "They're not able to do that if they (the records) are ...

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  6. Correctional worker accused of bringing contraband into jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies say a correctional officer at Dixon Correctional Institute in Jackson has been arrested after she was allegedly caught bringing 91 grams of synthetic marijuana to work. Sgt. Kevin Garig tells The Advocate 33-year-old April Lemon, of McComb, Mississippi, was arrested Monday night.

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  7. More residents may be eligible for Federal Disaster Assistance, urged to registerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Claiborne, De Soto, East Carroll, Franklin, Grant, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Helena, St. ...

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  8. Fall of Burl Cain: How 1 last side deal led to Angola warden undoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... tapping his pension in addition to collecting a paycheck. 2006-2009: Cain acquires about 150 acres of land near Jackson in West Feliciana Parish for planned Bluffs North subdivision, just before national recession. He ends up taking on two partners ...

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  9. School board to meet at Jackson tonightRead the original story

    Monday Apr 4 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will meet tonight at Jackson Elementary School at 6 p.m. Among the items on the short agenda include having the board waive a fifth make-up day due to the effects of October 2015's historic flooding. The Kershaw County School District closed school for five days during the flooding.

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  10. NASA's GPM satellite examines tornadic thunderstormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... the United States have compounded the damage from these storms. Hail the size of a half-dollar was reported near Jackson, Louisiana, on Thursday evening, March 31. The GPM core observatory satellite flew over the southern U.S. on March 31, 2016, at ...

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  11. Baton Rouge man pleads guilty to having 6,000 heroin pills, is part...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge man pleads guilty to having 6,000 heroin pills, is part of larger trafficking probe, U.S. attorney says A Baton Rouge man pleaded guilty this week to federal charges stemming from a major drug trafficking operation that sent heroin from Mexico to California, where it was pressed to resemble more expensive oxycodone pills and then shipped to the Baton Rouge area and elsewhere to be sold by drug dealers, U.S. Attorney Walt Green reported Friday. Daryl D. Walker, 42, one of those dealers, admitted to Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson that he possessed with the intent to distribute 6,000 heroin pills.

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  12. Six candidates competing in runoff election for three Baker City Council seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | The Advocate

    The six candidates vying for seats on the Baker City Council agree that boosting economic development is the primary issue for the city's leaders but have different views about how to address the problem. Two candidates, newcomer Brenda Jackson in District 5, and incumbent Charles Vincent in District 1, were elected in the March 5 primary.

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  13. AG Jeff Landry issues tips for disaster victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas and for the parishes of Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll and Winn in Louisiana. Stay tuned to KNOE 8 News for the latest updates, which can also be found on our website, and on Facebook and Twitter.

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  14. ULM's Wine Over Water moves indoors due to inclement weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 30 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch effective until 10:00 PM for Union County in Arkansas and for the parishes of Jackson, Lincoln, Ouachita and Union in Louisiana, and a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM Thursday for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch effective until 10:00 PM for Union County in Arkansas and for the parishes of Jackson, Lincoln, Ouachita and Union in Louisiana, and a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM Thursday for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas and for the parishes of Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll and Winn in Louisiana.

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  15. MISSING: Shequirea Shanes LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 30 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch effective until 10:00 PM for Union County in Arkansas and for the parishes of Jackson, Lincoln, Ouachita and Union in Louisiana, and a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM Thursday for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas and for the parishes of Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll and Winn in Louisiana. Stay tuned to KNOE 8 News for the latest updates, which can also be found on our website, and on Facebook and Twitter.

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  16. MISSING: Cameron CopelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 30 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch effective until 10:00 PM for Union County in Arkansas and for the parishes of Jackson, Lincoln, Ouachita and Union in Louisiana, and a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM Thursday for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch effective until 10:00 PM for Union County in Arkansas and for the parishes of Jackson, Lincoln, Ouachita and Union in Louisiana, and a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM Thursday for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas and for the parishes of Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll and Winn in Louisiana.

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  17. Cassidy, Cornyn Tour the U.S.- Mexico BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 30 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch effective until 10:00 PM for Union County in Arkansas and for the parishes of Jackson, Lincoln, Ouachita and Union in Louisiana, and a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM Thursday for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch effective until 10:00 PM for Union County in Arkansas and for the parishes of Jackson, Lincoln, Ouachita and Union in Louisiana, and a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM Thursday for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas and for the parishes of Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll and Winn in Louisiana.

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  18. Cross country trip in a "Tiny House"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 30 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM Thursday for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas and for the parishes of Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll and Winn in Louisiana. Stay tuned to KNOE 8 News for the latest updates, which can also be found on our website, and on Facebook and Twitter.

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  19. County BOE facing 'difficult' budget decisionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 30 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jackson County's Board of Education is facing "difficult decisions" with its facilities budget. The BOE discussed its budget priorities during its March 25 training.

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  20. Catahoula Parish bracing for more waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 29 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM Thursday for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas From your KNOE 8 Weather Authority... The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch effective until 7:00 PM Thursday for the counties of Ashley and Union in Arkansas and for the parishes of Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll and Winn in Louisiana. Stay tuned to KNOE 8 News for the latest updates, which can also be found on our website, and on Facebook and Twitter.

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