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  1. Smiley: Our own fountain of youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Advocate

    Ken Best, of Baton Rouge, says stories "about the thin, dry air of Colorado remind me of my own story of the benefits of our Louisiana humidity spawned in the dry air of that state. "Many years ago my wife and I were in Winter Park, Colorado, on a ski trip.


  2. Marrero man arrested after allegedly setting Walmart Halloween decorations ablazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | The Advocate

    Jerrold Jackson, 18, was booked on a count of aggravated arson after the fire was set at the business at 4810 Lapalco Boulevard on Sept. 19. After entering the store about 8:40 a.m., Jackson allegedly wandered about the store for a half-hour, then started a fire that spread among various Halloween items on display.


  3. Marrero man dies after crashing into 18-wheeler on shoulder of I-10 in Ascension ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Advocate

    A Marrero man died after he crashed into an 18-wheeler on the shoulder of I-10 westbound in Ascension Parish early Wednesday, State Police said. Dean Critten, 51, was killed after his Chevrolet Monte Carlo struck an 18-wheel truck stopped on the shoulder of I-10 about 2 a.m. Wednesday, Trooper First Class Bryan Lee.


  4. Smiley: Just don't say 'Big Easy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Advocate

    That's the issue discussed Saturday by a Marrero reader who finds "NOLA" an offensive way to refer to the city. But Jude LeBoeuf says, "That one doesn't make my skin crawl nearly as much as when I hear 'N'Awlins.'


  5. Marrero resident: Don't leave church; change itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson greets parishioners at St. Joseph's Catholic Church before a special mass in New Orleans, La. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018.


  6. Downtown Baton Rouge library repairs to take 8 months, cost nearly $2 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    With giant letters on the windows, there's no mistake where the work continues on the new downtown library Thursday Sept. 6, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.


  7. Group asks Jefferson Parish judge to toss out conviction of Marrero woman serving life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Cheri Hayden, sent to prison for life for a 2008 killing in Marrero, has had an application for post-conviction relief filed on her behalf by Innocence Project New Orleans. Cheri Hayden, sent to prison for life for a 2008 killing in Marrero, has had an application for post-conviction relief filed on her behalf by Innocence Project New Orleans.


  8. Going crabbing? Check those regulations firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    August is a good time for outdoors folks to catch crabs, but know the rules before you go, especially the regulations for using crab traps. A 33-year-old Marrero man, Keith Camper , was cited Saturday for allegedly using 11 crab traps - the rules allow a limit of 10 traps for recreational crabbers - without the proper markings and without the mandated number of escape rigs on the traps.


  9. Smiley: They're so hard to trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    "Taking account of all that I have learned in my short 64-year life, I know I can play the guitar; I have held 500,000 volts in my hand, climbed 350-foot towers, built cutting-edge fiber optic circuits - but am constantly reminded that I cannot load a dishwasher properly. It's in Ohio, near Marion, where Mary Kay Cowen, of Marrero, was visiting cousins when "we were treated to the 'famous bologna sandwich' at G&R, where they have been made since 1952.


  10. Smiley: Lesson in time managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | The Advocate

    Dudley Lehew, of Marrero, a former Associated Press reporter, says, "While working in Boston in the '60s, I saw a Massachusetts legislator do something that would make any Louisiana legislator smile with envy. "Massachusetts law requires that all lawmaking must end when the clock on the face of the House balcony reaches midnight on the final day of a session.


  11. Smiley: The Great Computer FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | The Advocate

    We've had several suggestions from readers about how to deal with annoying phone calls from folks trying to extract money from us. Olive M. Campbell's tale is one of my favorites.


  12. Lafayette man killed while walking on I-10 Sunday night near Grosse Tete identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    Police said the initial investigation revealed the man, 28-year-old Albert Pickney II, was traveling eastbound on I-10, when for reasons still under investigation, Pickney stopped his vehicle in the right lane and began walking east in the travel lanes. Senior Trooper Bryan Lee reported that Pickney was struck while walking in the roadway by 39-year old Amanda Bladsacker of Marrero and by 20-yer-old Jose Alvarado Jr. of Mission, Texas.


  13. Former Marrero pastor pleads guilty to raping young girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | The Advocate

    A Marrero pastor's voice was barely audible as he pleaded guilty to a string of sex crimes in state court on Monday in exchange for a 20-year sentence. Sherman Smith, 58, pleaded guilty to second-degree rape and eight other counts before Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Judge Karen Herman.


  14. Boxer Regis Prograis, a New Orleans native, defending title at Lakefront ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    But don't expect him to be enjoy a lot of his mother's cooking this week. Or eating out often either.


  15. 'I'm staying home, baby:' John Ehret's Donte Starks commits to LSU...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    LSU coach Ed Orgeron speaks to the media at Walk-On's in Metairie on Thursday, June 28, 2018 during the LSU Football Caravan. After picking up six commitments in a six-day span in late June - including three from the state of Alabama - LSU got a big one from close to home Thursday night.


  16. Former Belle Chasse gymnastics coach accused of molesting two juvenilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office posted in a news release that Arthur Bowlin of Marrero was arrested Tuesday night on eight counts of molestation of a juvenile and one count of first-degree rape.


  17. Letters: Louisiana air quality getting betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--The Vertex Energy plant burns contaminants out of used motor oil in Marrero and wants to double its capacity seen here Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. The plant has received at least one Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality citation and neighbors have complained of smells.


  18. Smiley: War to end (our) povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    As I've mentioned before, I'm always amazed at the creativity of my readers when I ask for suggestions on how to handle an issue. Harry Clark, of Lafayette, and David Capeheart both came up with the same idea to solve the fiscal crisis - declare war on the United States.


  19. Nearby waters produced Swollfest troutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | The Advocate

    Veteran speckled trout fisherman Bootsie Toups shows off the two 5-pound-plus speckled trout he caught to take the top two places in a sweep of that category's three places on the final day of the Swollfest Rodeo on Saturday in Grand Isle. Toups, from Marrero, added three more specks for a 24.35-pound total to win the five-trout stringer category, too.


  20. Baton Rouge man killed in triple shooting after failed drug deal in Marrero, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    One of three men who were shot Sunday afternoon during a botched drug deal in Marrero has since died, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said Monday morning. Sheriff's Office Lt.


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