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  1. Third ex-guard pleads guilty in Angola inmate beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    A third former Louisiana State Penitentiary guard has pleaded guilty to federal charges in the 2014 beating of a handcuffed and shackled Angola inmate and cover-up of the assault, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. James Savoy, 39, of Marksville, admitted in court Wednesday that he witnessed other correctional officers using excessive force against the inmate and failed to intervene, acting U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson and acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore said.

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  2. La. Travels: Celebrating the Atchafalaya, saving longleaf pinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | The Advocate

    Sam Houston Jones State Park features tree-filled lagoons and a mixed pine and hardwood forest. A new project aims to preserve the park's longleaf pines.

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  3. Smiley: On a matter of prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Advocate

    With the historic LSU-Ole Miss football came coming up, Bill Haynie, of Slidell, tells "my dad's favorite LSU football story: "My dad, Larry Haynie, left Marksville for the Ole Miss game in Baton Rouge in 1959 with a friend. During the game he had to visit the stadium rest room.

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  4. Lions Club's Boucherie Festival ready to roll FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Advocate

    The annual Sorrento Lions Club's Boucherie Festival celebrating Cajun culture kicks off Friday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. The festival has its roots dating to the 1960s, when a group of Sorrento Lions Club members would gather each fall for a boucherie, the process of butchering a hog.

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  5. Don't miss these concerts and shows to watch in south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Advocate

    Alt rock band Spoon perform Tuesday at the House of Blues in New Orleans. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Country music star Chris Stapleton performs at the Raising Cane's River Center Arena on Thursday.

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  6. Southern University Visual Art Gallery celebrates homecoming with 'Fiyah!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | The Advocate

    Aritst Kristen Downing's "Feel the Force" is featured in the Southern University Visual Art Gallery's annual Homecoming show, "The Next Generation of Fiyah." Guest curator Jade Meyers stands next to TySolo's 'Modern Myth' in the Southern University Visual Art Gallery's annual Homecoming Show, 'The Next Generation of Fiyah.'

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  7. Former Marksville deputy marshal accused in boy's death gets 7 day...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    A former Louisiana law enforcement officer charged with murder in a 6-year-old boy's shooting death will be jailed before trial for violating his bail conditions. KATC-TV reported on Friday that a judge sentenced Norris Greenhouse Jr., son of an Avoyelles Parish assistant district attorney, to seven days in jail for failing to properly report his recent trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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  8. Report: Former Marskville marshal charged in 6-year-old's death agrees to plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | The Advocate

    The second of two former Marksville marshals facing charges after the 2015 shooting death of a 6-year-old agreed to a plea deal days before jury selection for his trial was set to begin. Norris Greenhouse Jr. will face a sentence of 5 years for the negligent homicide charge, and a consecutive sentence of 2 and 1/2 years for malfeasance in office, according to a report from KALB .

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  9. Second ex-Louisiana State Penitentiary guard pleads guilty in inmate beating, cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    Another former Louisiana State Penitentiary guard pleaded guilty to federal charges Wednesday in the brutal beating of a handcuffed and shackled Angola inmate and cover-up of the 2014 assault. Ex-Capt.

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  10. Showing offRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Advocate

    A look under the hood of a 2011 Ford Mustang GT owned by Scott Perry of Denham Springs that features a patriotic wrap during the SiKnic 2017, a car and truck show, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. Perry said the 5 liter super-charged 1021 horse power Mustang is dedicated to veterans of all branches of the military and features memorials to Perry's father, top left, and father-in-law, top right, and the fuse box cover signed by formula drift racing's Vaughn Gitten.

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  11. Police chief of small Avoyelles Parish town to stand trial for arson, slaying of second wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    The suspicions about arson and murder mounted from the morning Evergreen Police Chief Charles Mayeux's house burned to the ground. Mayeux, who also served as the assistant fire chief of this tiny town, called 911 three times to report the blaze and the peril it posed to his wife.

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  12. All in: Passion for the classroom drives state teacher of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    Brusly High School ninth grade English teacher Kimberly Eckert poses next to a wall of photos, including one, left, from a couple of years ago, showing one of her students leading a Socratic seminar with classmates, The Louisiana state teacher of the year, she was photographed in her classroom Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Brsusy High School ninth grade English teacher Kimberly Eckert talks about her teaching and being named state teacher of the year, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017.

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  13. Don't miss these shows to watch and concerts in south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge band Ship of Fools performs Friday with Wumbo, TheSmoothCat and A.R. at Kerry Beary's Atomic Pop Shop. Doors open at 8 p.m. New Orleans cover band Bag of Donuts plays Saturday at the event center at L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge.

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  14. Flood of 2016 exposed lingering damage to Ascension bridges; repairs continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by David J. Mitchell - Louis Normand, foreground, and John Paul Taylor, background, of Durable Piling Restoration dig out rotten timber piles June 5 that support one of two bridges on Summerfield Road in northeastern Ascension Parish. The damaged portions of the timbers were later cut out and replaced with a rot-resistant material made of epoxy and Kevlar.

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  15. Jury: Louisiana State trooper's use of deadly force during 2004 DWI traffic stop appropriateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Louisiana trooper's use of deadly force on an intoxicated Houston man during a 2004 traffic stop in Avoyelles Parish was appropriate, a unanimous East Baton Rouge Parish jury decided Friday. The seven women and five men deliberated about 90 minutes before concluding that Phillip Tagliarino, now 47 and retired from State Police, did not use excessive force when he fatally shot 41-year-old Andrew Arway on La.

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  16. Don't miss these concerts and shows to watch in south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Advocate

    Rebirth Brass Band, seen here playing on the streets of New Orleans, bring the jams to the Varsity Theatre on Friday night. Captain Green will also perform.

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  17. Fatal 2004 officer-involved shooting: Wrongful death or "suicide by cop"? EBR jury must decideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Advocate

    An intoxicated Texas man fatally shot by a Louisiana trooper during a 2004 traffic stop displayed strange and bizarre behavior "not consistent with someone who wanted to live," an attorney for the trooper and the state told an East Baton Rouge Parish jury Monday. Andrew Blanchfield, who represents State Police trooper Phillip Tagliarino and the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, suggested in his opening statement to the panel that Andrew Arway's death met the criteria for "suicide by cop" - where someone baits a police officer to kill them.

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  18. Prosecutors accuse Marksville officer charged with murdering...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    Prosecutors have accused a Louisiana law enforcement officer of raping a woman in her home several years before he was charged with murder in a 6-year-old boy's shooting. The rape allegation is detailed in a May 31 court filing that is part of the murder case.

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  19. Prosecutors: Marksville officer charged with murdering 6-year-old...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    Prosecutors have accused a Louisiana law enforcement officer of raping a woman in her home several years before he was charged with murder in a 6-year-old boy's shooting. The rape allegation is detailed in a May 31 court filing that is part of the murder case.

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  20. Man who shot at 3 officers in Avoyelles standoff charged with first-degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Advocate

    Brandon Arthur Carpenter has been charged with three counts of attempted first-degree murder after shooting at and hitting three police officers Thursday in Avoyelles Parish. The officers' injuries were non-life threatening.

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