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  1. Pulling together: Volunteers pull Boeing 757 to raise money for The Arc of Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Advocate

    One of four teams fielded by ITI Technical College pulls a FedEx Boeing 757, weighing about 180,000 pounds, at The Arc Baton Rouge's annual airplane pull competition and festival, Saturday, Oct. 15, at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport. The Arc clients Stanley Thibodeaux, left, and Joe LeBlanc, right, pull with their team to move a 189,000-pound FedEx Boeing 757 for 12 feet, during The Arc Baton Rouge's annual airplane pull competition and festival, Saturday, Oct. 15, at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport.

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  2. Photos: The Arc Baton Rouge's annual Plane Pull FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    Teams of 25 people competed to pull a FedEx 757, weighing 147,000 pounds, estimated at around 189,000 pounds with the fuel on board Saturday, for a distance of 12 feet. After expenses, the net proceeds generated from the event, which has a $50 fee for each puller, will go to fund therapy and special instruction for intellectually-disabled babies and children 0-3 years old in eight area parishes, said executive director Barry A. Meyer.

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  3. West Feliciana authorities apprehend Mississippi man in Oct. 2 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    A 21-year-old man shot twice by a Mississippi man is alive and expected to recover, West Feliciana Parish Sheriff J. Austin Daniel said. According to reports, deputies responded to a 911 call from Route 66 Daiquiri and Seafood at U.S. 61 and La.

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  4. Smiley: Keeping the kiddies occupiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | The Advocate

    "Before electronic entertainment, when the kids stood on the back seat and rested their arms on the top of the front seat to communicate, parental desperation initiated 'The Alphabet Game' on trips. "Letters could only be collected in the proper sequence.

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

    Apr 8, 2016 | 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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  6. Dixon Correctional worker accused of bringing contraband into the East Feliciana prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    An employee of Dixon Correctional Institute in Jackson was arrested after she was caught Monday afternoon bringing 91 grams of synthetic marijuana to work, said a spokesman for the East Feliciana Sheriff's Office. April Lemon, 33, was booked Monday night on a count of introduction of contraband into a penal facility, a felony.

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  7. Lafayette's MacKenzie Bourg reveals his biggest 'American Idol'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- American Idol finalist and Lafayette native, MacKenzie Bourg performs at Parc International on Saturday following a parade in his honor. Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- American Idol finalist and Lafayette native, MacKenzie Bourg performs at Parc International on Saturday following a parade in his honor.

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  8. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Fox -- Lafayette's MacKenzie Bourg sings his heart out on last week's 'American Idol,' but it wasn't enough to keep him in the competition,which comes to an end this Thursday on Fox. Photo provided by Fox -- 'American Idol' host Ryan Seacrest and contestant MacKenzie Bourg look back on the Lafayette native's run on the show, which comes to an end this Thursday.

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  9. Betha s Boutique taking a bowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by CAROLINE OURSO -- Beth's Boutique will close at the end of May after 29 years of providing Gonzales and surrounding areas with fashions for every occassion. Advocate photo by CAROLINE OURSO -- Beth Ambeau, owner of Beth's Boutique in Gonzales, said business is great, but she had an "Aha" moment and decided to make a change and close the store after 29 years.

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