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  1. Former coroner Peter Galvan completes federal portion of sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Former St. Tammany Parish Coroner Peter Galvan was released from a federal prison Wednesday and will begin serving a one-year sentence on state theft charges. The Federal Bureau of Prisons said Galvan was released from the federal prison at Oakdale, La., where he served a sentence on a corruption charge.

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  2. Rosepine's Danny Fletcher wins 1,000th game as Eagles beat OakdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The third time was the charm for Rosepine's Danny Fletcher. After sitting at 999 career wins for the past two weeks, his Eagles came through in a big way Tuesday night as Rosepine defeated Oakdale, 61-55.

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  3. Don Siegelman released from solitary, says sonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... his father, governor of Alabama from 1999 to 2003, returned to the general population at a federal prison in Oakdale, La. on Dec. 11, about a day after his family said the governor was in solitary. But Don Siegelman's communication privileges will ...

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  4. 'Acorn Horn' buck goes down in Allen ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Mark Cloud, of Oakdale, shows off the unique rack of a buck he nicknamed "Acorn Horn." The unusual tips on four of the eight points likely resulted from an injury to its horns while still in velvet, according to LDWF biologist Scott Durham.

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  5. Federal prison won't discuss Don Siegelman's statusRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Federal prison won't discuss Don Siegelman's status Son says former Alabama governor held in solitary confinement Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1QBxRK9 Officials at a Louisiana federal prison have declined to comment on allegations that former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman is in solitary confinement. Responding to an email request from the Advertiser for comment, an official at the federal correctional facility in Oakdale, La., said Friday inmates' housing status was not public information.

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    Nov 24, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Imagine paying your water bill only to find out the person who took your money pocketed it instead of applying it to your account. Oakdale is all decked out for the holidays, but there's one person who isn't on the mayor's nice list - a clerk accused of pocketing cash that consumers brought in to pay their water bills.

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  7. Oakdale man captured after month-long searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | The Town Talk

    A felon wanted in Rapides Parish on multiple charges, who promised to turn himself in but hadn't, was caught in Allen Parish after a month-long search, according to a release. Oakdale man captured after month-long search A felon wanted in Rapides Parish on multiple charges, who promised to turn himself in but hadn't, was caught in Allen Parish after a month-long search, according to a release.

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  8. Ex-Con shares story from rock bottom to redemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | WTVM

    Tim Williams will never forget the sound of the cell door slamming shut when he first arrived at the federal pen in Oakdale, Louisiana, 10 years ago. "When I was brought in, I was scared to death," Williams said.

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  9. Allen Parish couple sentenced to up to eight years for forestry theft equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Joey Ganson, 35, and Jamie Coker-Brown, 35, were arrested in February in connection with the September 2014 theft of hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel, radios and other equipment from a logging operation in the Westbay Wildlife Management area near Oakdale. They were formally convicted earlier this month, according to Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry representatives.

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    Nov 13, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Many families in Southwest Louisiana are of Syrian and Lebanese descent, and one couple from Allen Parish is sharing their thoughts on the crisis. "We've been in Oakdale for all of our lives," said Bobby Abrusley, who served Oakdale as mayor for 16 years.

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  11. Federal judge denies Scott Walker's request to be released from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    ... ced to five years on the same conspiracy charge and began serving his sentence in July at the Federal Prison Camp in Oakdale, La.

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  12. Watch FOX 8 Football Friday...LIVERead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... occurred on Aug. 19 in the 1800 block of Kirkman Street, Kraus ... Boise Cascade Wood Products has been part of the Oakdale community for 50 years and the facility has quite the impact on the economy in Allen Parish. Boise Cascade Wood Products has ...

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  13. Early voting begins Saturday, Oct. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... occurred on Aug. 19 in the 1800 block of Kirkman Street, Kraus ... Boise Cascade Wood Products has been part of the Oakdale community for 50 years and the facility has quite the impact on the economy in Allen Parish. Boise Cascade Wood Products has ...

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  14. Boise Cascade celebrates anniversary, impact on Allen Parish economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Boise Cascade Wood Products has been part of the Oakdale community for 50 years and the facility has quite the impact on the economy in Allen Parish. If you live in Oakdale, chances are you've seen a log truck and chances are it was on its way to Boise Cascade Wood Products.

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  15. 5th U.S. Circuit to hear appeal of ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray NaginRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Ray Nagin, former New Orleans mayor, and his wife Seletha and attorney Robert Jenkins, walk out of federal court in New Orleans after being sentenced to 10 years at Oakdale, LA. a federal prison by U.S. District Judge Helen "Ginger" Berrigan for bribery, wire fraud, money laundering, conspiracy and tax evasion.

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  16. Hunters down rare white blue-winged teal in Evangeline ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Kevin Ortego and Alex Buller downed this white blue-winged teal Sunday morning in Evangeline Parish on a 30-acre cypress lake between Oakdale and Vidrine. They wrapped up the hunt on the season's final day with a two-man limit.

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  17. Former Allen Parish deputy convicted of malfeasanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... buy fuel, which he later resold. The American Press reports ( http://bit.ly/1eOXZNb ) 46-year-old Patrick Buxton, of Oakdale, was charged with using the sheriff's office credit card to buy 6,949 gallons of gasoline.

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  18. Unique family histories explored by La. authorsRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2015 | The News-Star

    ... the Mississippi, and "People of the Good God" by Hardy Jones, a memoir about growing up Cajun. Willis, a native of Oakdale who now resides in the Texas Hill Country, is the descendant of the Rev. Joseph Willis and considers himself the family ...

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  19. No bond reduction for Oakdale woman in murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Pamela Causey-Fregia was allowed to change her plea Thursday to not guilty by reason of insanity, but a judge wants more information before appointing a sanity commission in her case. No bond reduction for Oakdale woman in murder case Pamela Causey-Fregia was allowed to change her plea Thursday to not guilty by reason of insanity, but a judge wants more information before appointing a sanity commission in her case.

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  20. TDL 2015 Season Previews: Oberlin TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Oberlin gets tested early with this week's Allen Parish Jamboree, as the Tigers face their two biggest rivals in Oakdale and Kinder. Naturally there is some smack talk beforehand. "There is a whole lot of that. There is social media that we are ...

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