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  1. Authorities arrest Baton Rouge man suspected in Feb. 10 killing of Maringouin manRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge man wanted in the Feb. 10 fatal shooting of a 26-year-old Maringouin man has been caught by members of the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Task Force, Sheriff Brett Stassi said Wednesday. Larry West, 38, was booked on a count of second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Stassi said.

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  2. 1 arrested, 1 still wanted in deadly double shooting in MaringouinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    One man is behind bars and one man is still wanted in connection to a deadly shooting Saturday night in Maringouin. Danny Smith, 56, is charged with second degree murder, attempted second degree murder, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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  3. Victim, shooter identified in deadly Maringouin double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... happened around 9 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, near the intersection of Church Street and Mayer Street. Maringouin Police Chief Hosea Anderson says Christopher Carter, 26, was shot in the head and was transported to a local hospital where he later ...

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  4. 1 dead, 1 injured in Maringouin shooting Saturday night; arrest madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    According to WAFB TV, The incident happened near the intersection of Church Street and Mayer Street around 9 p.m. on Saturday, February 10. Emergency officials say both victims were transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The man shot in the head died as a result from his injuries.

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  5. One dead after double shooting in Maringouin Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | The Advocate

    A man has died after a double shooting Saturday night in Maringouin, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office. Two people were shot around 9:10 p.m. on Mayer Street, one in the leg and the other in the head.

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  6. 2 people shot in MaringouinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The incident happened near the intersection of Church Street and Mayer Street around 9 p.m. on Saturday, February 10. The rain might have canceled the Krewe of Omega and the Krewe of Barkus parades, but it didn't stop people from having a good time at Lake Charles annual World Famous Cajun Extravaganza and Gumbo Cook-off. The gumbo was flowing, and the krewes were chanting as crowds of people packed the Civic Center to eat and have a good time at Lake Charles annual gumbo cook-off.

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  7. 2 people shot Saturday night in MaringouinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Iberville Sheriff's Office says the incident happened near the intersection of Church Street and Mayer Street around 9 p.m. on Saturday, February 10.

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  8. Jesuits, slave descendants consider how Georgetown can make amendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... her family in her head, along with a map of who's buried in the unmarked parts of the Catholic cemetery in tiny Maringouin, La., - a rural town surrounded by sugar cane fields, bayous, and giant oaks. Among those she honors by cleaning their graves ...

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  9. Georgetown University plans more meetings with slave descendants in Louisiana, elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Gravestone of Cornelius 'Neely' Hawkins, one of the slaves in the Georgetown University's 1838 slave sale, in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery in Maringouin, La., Thursday, June 30, 2016. Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Gravestone of Cornelius 'Neely' Hawkins, one of the slaves in the Georgetown University's 1838 slave sale, in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery in Maringouin, La., Thursday, June 30, 2016.

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  10. Man found dead in partially submerged Jeep was missing person out of MaringouinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A body was discovered inside a car that was partially submerged in a creek off Spanish Town Road in Baton Rouge Wednesday afternoon. The incident happened in the 1100 block of Spanish Town Road around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3. Detectives found a dead male in the front passenger seat of a 2016 Jeep Compass that was partially submerged in a creek.

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  11. Episode 815: The Rest of the Story 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... offered a version of reparations in the form of preferential admission for descendants. Noel King traveled to Maringouin, Louisiana and to talk about what that community might actually want. Today, we follow up with Elizabeth Thomas, a descendant ...

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  12. Stories, tears flow freely for descendants of slaves Jesuits owned, soldRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2017 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    ... story. The sale of the 272 - known as the GU272 - placed them on a plantation in Iberville Parish in the town of Maringouin, located between Baton Rouge and Lafayette. Others were placed on plantations in Ascension and Terrebonne parishes, which are ...

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  13. Who can drive on Louisiana's publicly-maintained levees? Courts may be asked to decideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... locked gate on a levee road that cuts through 500 acres Kent owns not far from the Iberville Parish town of Maringouin has put a fresh focus on the issue. "The public has never been forbidden to go down that levee," says Matt Jewell, chairman of the ...

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  14. Locked gates on private land along Mississippi River levee poses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Atchafalaya Basin Levee Board is asking the state's Attorney General's Office to weigh in on whether the board has the authority to prohibit property owners from installing locked gates along the levee system. At the center of the debate is an area of the levee in Iberville Parish where a property owner has installed a locked fence between Belmont Lane and U.S. 190 near Maringouin.

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  15. Redone gym, fitness center coming to BR schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... the state that will receive $100,000 each in fitness equipment. The other two schools are Valverda Elementary in Maringouin and Luling Elementary in Luling. The equipment is coming thanks to the generosity of a private foundation run by fitness TV ...

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  16. Baton Rouge area pool teams prepare for Vegas tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Rack Runners team members are Brett Payne, of Baton Rouge; Team Captain Jay Payne, of Baton Rouge; Liz Butler, of Baton Rouge; David Pinner, of Baton Rouge; Christian Bonds, of Baton Rouge; Blaine Champagne, of Denham Springs; Tammy Cook, of Maringouin; and Tim Herrington, of Prairieville. The Black Bull Wranglers team members are, from left, Jerry Feinberg, of Hammond; Betty Eschete, of Baton Rouge; Mary Kissner, of Baton Rouge; Kristina Baldridge, of Baton Rouge; Team Captain Trey Rivett III, of Baton Rouge; Randy Ballanger, of Denham Springs; Freddie Polk, of Denham Springs; and Mike Black, of Walker.

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  17. Bidders look for bargains at monthly state auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... the Division of Administration's Louisiana Property Assistance Agency on Brickyard Lane, Saturday, July 8, 2017. Maringouin's Anthony Harris, who said he was in the market for a comfortable chair to watch television from, tests out just one in a row ...

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  18. Bidders look for bargains at monthly state auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Advocate

    Maringouin's Anthony Harris, who said he was in the market for a comfortable chair to watch television from, tests out just one in a row of choices, at the monthly auction of state surplus items at the Division of Administration's Louisiana Property Assistance Agency on Brickyard Lane, Saturday, July 8, 2017. About $280,000 worth of property was estimated for the sale by Jacob Brown, owner of Eunice-based Brown's Auction & Realty Company, which handles the monthly sale that happens the second Saturday of each month.

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  19. Pam's Party Line: Let's have a hot time on the FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... -- Attending the 50-year reunion of the Thomas A Levy High School Class of 1967 on the last weekend in May in Maringouin are, seated from left, Betty T. Batiste, Jane S. Hatch, Dorothy W. Scott, Emily V. Walls, reunion coordinator Daisy H. Thomas, ...

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  20. Capitol Views: Governor gets final say on tourism foundation billRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... to the governor's desk. -Both chambers have now approved Senate Concurrent Resolution 102 by Sen. Rick Ward, R-Maringouin, which calls for "civility in political discourse." -Negotiations continue behind the scenes between the House, Senate and ...

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