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  1. New Roads man arrested on murder after woman's body found on Greenwell SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested a New Roads man Friday after a woman's body was discovered in a wooded area off of North Greenwell Springs Road in East Baton Rouge Parish on Friday afternoon, officials said. Dain Marcus Bueche, 37, was arrested on second-degree murder after his sister told Pointe Coupee Sheriff's deputies Thursday afternoon that she believed her brother had killed someone, an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office release says.

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  2. Discussions again focus on term limits as Pointe Coupeea s proposed home rule charter gets discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | The Advocate

    Term limits were the hot topic of debate again as the Pointe Coupee Parish Home Rule Charter Commission Wednesday night held its final public meeting on its current draft of a proposed charter seeking to change the parish's government. Elected officials and residents throughout the parish had varying opinions on whether to set limits on how long elected officials can serve under the proposed charter's parish president/parish council system.

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  3. Pointe Coupee Parish residents to get first view of home rule charter proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | The Advocate

    Pointe Coupee Parish residents this week will get their first look at a preliminary draft of a home rule charter during a series of public meetings where they'll be encouraged to offer feedback on the proposal. Jimmy Lyles, chairman of the parish's Home Rule Charter Commission , says the group is seeking public input on key issues the 11-member commission are still toiling over in its attempts to shift the parish from a Police Jury system to a parish president/parish council form of government.

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  4. Metro Council banter over proposed ordinance goes from playful to heatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Advocate

    What started out as a lighthearted exchange between Councilman Ryan Heck and the city-parish Chief Administrative Officer William turned heated this week, ending with the failure of an ordinance Heck was proposing involving the building permitting process. Heck had asked for the city-parish to post a sign indicating that it accepts third party plan reviews for people going through the permitting process.

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  5. Pama s Party Line: A full calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Advocate

    Photo provided DAVID VARDAMEN --- Faculty Appreciation --- Attending Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity's Faculty Appreciation Dinner March 31 at the LSU chapter house are, from left, LSU professor Doug Weimer, graduate assistant Emily Rose Jacobsen, SigEp President Christopher Dedo, LSU Provost Richard Koubek, chapter member Christian Vardaman, Assistant Dean of Students & Associate Director of Greek Life Jonathan Sanders and Vice President for Student Life & Enrollment Kurt Keppler.

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  6. Smiley: Hokiea s mighty swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Advocate

    Bill Quinn says the late Hokie Gajan was known as a football star at Baker High, LSU and the Saints, but he was quite a softball player too: "Thirty years ago I pitched a softball to Hokie. At this time softballs were so 'hot' that some pitchers were killed when line drives hit their heads .

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  7. Car allowances for assessors hit roadblocks in La. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    Lawmakers in the House are split on whether Louisiana's local tax assessors should get car allowances on top of their salaries. A day after the House narrowly agreed to authorize the payments for assessors in four parishes, lawmakers in the chamber reversed course Tuesday, rejecting the same type of allowance for four others.

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  8. a Old-timersa share fact and fiction at Senior Bass TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOE MACALUSO O.D. "Popeye" Nugent, left, from Denham Springs and Tony Latino, right, who fished from his home in Donaldsonville for decades, were the two oldest anglers participating in Friday's annual Seniors Bass Tournament held in on Belle River area waters. Nugent will soon be 87 years old.

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  9. The Taste to feature chefs competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Advocate

    Chef Cody Carroll, owner with wife Samantha of Hot Tails Restaurant in New Roads and Sac-a-Lait in New Orleans, is returning to The Taste on April 14 to defend his crown in the celebrity chef cook-off. Serving as his sous chef is State Police Superintendent Col.

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  10. Youth turkey huntera s patience pays offRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by CY D'AQUILA Olivia D'Aquila celebrated the first hunt when she was allowed to pull the trigger by taking the second of two gobblers she bagged on consecutive days duyring the youth-only hunt on family land in the southwest corner of Mississippi. The 9-year-old Catholic-Pointe Coupee third grader spent time with her dad, Cy, in turkey blinds during the last three years, and bagged a turkey on opening day before heavy rains set in, then returned to the hunt in the next morning to take an even larger turkey.

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  11. Pointe Coupee holds teacher raises as carrot to pass tax, but some voters are waryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Livonia High School teacher Lucy Boley asks a question about the French Revolution while teaching English IV in her class. A $5,000 pay hike for teachers in Pointe Coupee Parish hinges on votersA* approval of a 10-year, 10-mill property tax proposition the School Board has placed on the April 9 ballot.

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  12. Slain Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells remembered in ceremony at federal courthouse in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Taniesha Wells, hugs U.S. Marshal Kevin Harrison as her sister Melanie Wells wipes tears from her eyes during a ceremony Thursday in Federal Courthouse honoring their brother, slain U.S. Marshal Josie Wells. Wells , from Mississippi, was killed while assisting local marshals apprehend a suspect in north Baton Rouge last year.

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  13. The impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --State Representatives Jim Morris, R-Oil City, left, and Sam Jones, D-Franklin, right, view information on a computer during the afternoon House session of the Louisiana Special Legislative Session Wednesday. Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- State Representatives Sam Jones, D-Franklin, left and Bryan Adams, R-Gretna, right, talk business before the start of the afternoon House session of the Louisiana Special Legislative Session Wednesday.

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  14. Today the big day? Why special session standoff is likely to end ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --State Representatives Jim Morris, R-Oil City, left, and Sam Jones, D-Franklin, right, view information on a computer during the afternoon House session of the Louisiana Special Legislative Session Wednesday. Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- State Representatives Sam Jones, D-Franklin, left and Bryan Adams, R-Gretna, right, talk business before the start of the afternoon House session of the Louisiana Special Legislative Session Wednesday.

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  15. Louisiana House again delays key tax-raising measures aimed to help plug budget holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- State Representatives Sam Jones, D-Franklin, left and Bryan Adams, R-Gretna, right, talk business before the start of the afternoon House session of the Louisiana Special Legislative Session Wednesday. Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --State Representatives Chris Broadwater, R-Hammond, left and Andy Anders, D-Vidalia, right, have a discussion before the start of the afternoon House session of the Louisiana Special Legislative Session Wednesday.

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  16. 11 booked on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge from Friday to SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested at least 11 people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Friday and noon Saturday, booking records show. Reginald Brown, 35, 3010 Lorraine Street, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, driver's license not in possession, reckless operation and drinking in a motor vehicle.

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  17. Former St. Gabriel mayor loses bid to cut 20-year federal prison term in bribery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | The Advocate

    Former St. Gabriel Mayor George Grace Sr. has failed to convince a federal appellate court that a 20-year prison term for public corruption is unreasonable for a man in his early 70s. Grace was convicted in 2012 of racketeering, bribery, fraud, obstruction of justice, and making false statements to federal agents - all charges stemming from an FBI sting operation involving a fictitious garbage can cleaning service called Cifer 5000.

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  18. Homeless treated to some Valentinea s Day love under Baton Rouge overpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Jessie Agee, left, who presently lives in a group home, holds hands with Live, Love, Serve volunteer Alexis Self, after he asked Self to pray with him Saturday just before the start of Love Fest, a Valentine's Day get-together put on for the disadvantaged and homeless by Live, Love Serve and other volunteers, under the North Blvd. overpass. Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Organizer Dana Buckley smiles while talking to some of the volunteers Saturday at Love Fest, a Valentine's Day get-together put on by volunteers under the North Blvd. overpass for the disadvantaged and homeless.

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  19. Solar panels at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center saving big bucks for Ascension Parish governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    Solar panels at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center are saving Ascension Parish government about $15,000 to $20,000 per month on electricity bills for the big parish-owned multi-use complex . Those monthly savings from the panels, which were funded through a federal environmental settlement, translate into $180,000 to $240,000 per year, parish officials said.

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  20. Smiley: Joyful junk-catchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | The Advocate

    B.J. Gowdy disagrees with the suggestion by a reader to parade-goers that it would be rewarding to just stand back and admire the artistry of the floats, rather than begging for beads and other throws: "There is nothing more boring than parades where people just stand there and watch, even if the floats are great. "I moved from Natchitoches many years ago and was over the moon when I realized how important those beads were.

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