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  1. Hahnville 42, Denham Springs 21: Pooka Williams tops 300 yards rushing, Tigers cruise into 2nd roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | NOLA.com

    ... to go downfield on a pass play but the Yellow Jackets got a sack knocking the football out of his hands. Brennan LeBlanc scooped up the loose ball and brought it back 38 yards for a touchdown pulling Denham Springs within 21-14 but Williams soon ...

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  2. Madisonville's Maritime Museum now offering four-day series student field tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | NOLA.com

    ... level programs, leading students through the exhibits and special presentations. Museum education coordinator Trixie LeBlanc recently guided six groups of 22 second graders from Madisonville Elementary School through several presentations within the ...

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  3. St. James President Timmy Roussel expected to challenge malfeasance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | The Advocate

    ... Millennium Galvanizing plant near Convent with no firm contract for repayment of the line. In April, Judge Jessie LeBlanc of the 23rd Judicial District threw out the charges against Gravois, finding prosecutorial misconduct tainted the entire case ...

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  4. Officials hold press conference about inmate accused of raping underage girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... West Feliciana Parish Sheriff Austin Daniel, Angola Public Information Officer Gary Young, and Secretary James LeBlanc are expected to speak at the press conference. The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office is looking into exactly what may have ...

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  5. Prosecutors in appellate court Wednesday in bid to preserve tossed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | The Advocate

    ... been standard, legal practice in St. James and other parishes for years. In a scathing April ruling, Judge Jessie LeBlanc of the 23rd Judicial District threw out the charges against Gravois, finding prosecutorial misconduct tainted the entire case ...

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  6. Historic New Orleans Collection's major donors feted at soireeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | NOLA.com

    ... Marla Garvey, Susan and Jimmy Gundlach, Carol Lise and Dr. Irving Rosen, Andree Keil Moss, Christine and Price Leblanc, John Bullard, Peter Trapolin with Leah Tubbs, Catherine Burns Tremaine, Robert Marks and Lee Adler, Kathy and Robert Zetzmann, ...

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  7. Caddo deputies stress security at church in wake of TX shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... 20 more, Caddo sheriff's deputies are urging congregations to take advantage of the free training they provide. Tony LeBlanc, field operations manager, told KSLA News 12 the biggest pattern of thought that leads to apathy in these times is an ...

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  8. Pam's Party LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | The Advocate

    At the 15th annual Cystic Fibrosis Wine Opener at Sullivan's Steakhouse are, from left, Rena and Todd Ledet, Jolie and Brent LeBlanc, Daria Doyle, M'Elaine Jumonville and Carla and Dan Jumonville. Wine Opener -- Welcoming guests to the 15th annual Wine Opener benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation are, from left, Virginia Sibley, Sullivan's general manager Leo Verde, foundation Executive Director Erin Achberger and Aaron Christophe.

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  9. Corrections department needs to keep better tabs on prisoners | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | NOLA.com

    ... the sentence's full-term date should have been. In a letter responding to the auditor, Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc said that every inmate file is checked for accuracy 45 days before release. But what if the real release date should have been ...

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  10. Just as state starts releasing inmates, audit questions accuracy of freedom datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | The Advocate

    ... release date computations to be reviewed by a supervisor, according to the audit. Corrections Secretary James LeBlanc said those errors come about because Louisiana's criminal code isn't as well organized as it is in other states. Staff must ...

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  11. Walker students step up to fight bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | The Advocate

    ... Denham Springs. For the past several years, he has worked with now-retired Denham Springs High School teacher Elise LeBlanc at a summer program where the organization's message is delivered to young students. SADD groups emphasize good ...

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  12. Church fair brings community together on banks of New RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | The Advocate

    ... after the flood. The fair went from a fundraiser to a community healing event, said St. Amant Fire Chief James LeBlanc. "And this year, they did it again. Another success." LeBlanc and members of his fire department were on hand opening day, Oct. ...

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  13. Louisiana loses track of where its prisoners are housed, audit findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | NOLA.com

    ... the corrections agency requires them to do so. While acknowledging some discrepancies, Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc also emphasized in a letter to the auditor that the current operation "has not caused an increased risk to public safety." The ...

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  14. Our Views: A risk worth taking to end Louisiana's incarceration cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | The Advocate

    In this March 16, 2017 file photo, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, right, listens as Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc talks about efforts to overhaul Louisiana's criminal justice system, in Baton Rouge, La. Edwards recently signed a package of bills overhauling criminal-sentencing laws.

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  15. More than a thousand inmates released from prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Sources tell Fox 8 that the first busload of about 150 inmates is expected to arrive at the New Orleans Office of Parole and Probation around 8 a.m. Five months ago state lawmakers passed a ten bill package to reform criminal justice in the state, including early releases for about 1600 prisoners whose crimes they describe as non-violent The state's correction secretary Jimmy Leblanc says on average these 1600 inmates are only getting out about 60 days early. The reduced prison population is expected to save the state hundreds of millions of dollars, with 70 percent of that money required to go into programs designed to help former inmates stay out of jail.

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  16. More than 1,900 prisoners being released early WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | The Advocate

    State Rep. Walt Leger III, left, D-New Orleans, speaks as La. Department of Public Safety and Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc, right, looks on Thursday, March 16, 2017, during a meeting of the Louisiana Justice Reinvestment Task Force, at which where members detailed their plan for criminal justice reform during the upcoming legislative session.

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  17. Now 1,900 Louisiana prisoners qualify for early release, up from earlier estimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | NOLA.com

    ... short term. Over time, fewer prisoners will be housed in sheriffs jails as a result of the criminal justice changes, LeBlanc said. In addition to the thousands of records for nonviolent offenders being reviewed, more than 200 people convicted of ...

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  18. Louisiana, nation's top jailer, now trying early releasesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... sentences for nonviolent offenses, a designation defined by law, according to state corrections secretary James LeBlanc. They are getting out an average of eight weeks early. "Sitting in a parish jail for another 60 days is not going to make them a ...

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  19. Source: WAFBRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... district attorneys chose to not pursue charges of battery or possession of a firearm. Corrections Sec. Jimmy LeBlanc says the public should not be concerned. "Could something happen? Certainly. Something can happen. I pray it doesn't, but it was ...

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  20. Community column for Oct. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | The Advocate

    ... Oct. 21 to the Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society. Shown are, from left, speakers Lynda Normand, MiMi LeBlanc and Yvonne Lewis Day, and members Marty Guidry and the Rev. Nina Russell. Family of the Month -- The Robert and Candace Trigo ...

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