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Photo provided by MIKE MICHELLIWhat a prize!Jacob Michelli's first deer was a giant taken from the National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve near Winnfield. The nine-year-old Prairieville hunter took the 10-point, 165-pound trophy, his first-ever deer, with his 20-gauge shotgun. Comment?
Janet Huckabee, wife of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, will be in Louisiana this week to stump for her husband's campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. According to Mike Huckabee's campaign team, the former Arkansas First Lady will make appearances in Greenwell Springs , Denham Springs and Lafayette on Tuesday. Comment?
A New Orleans-based consumer group asked Thursday that state regulators reject efforts by a group of investors led by an Australian firm to buy Cleco Power for $3.53 billion. The deal is based on shaky finances that will pay Cleco shareholders a premium but could leave the utility's customers in parts of north shore, Acadiana and central Louisiana "holding the bag," according to an analysis of the transaction by the Alliance for Affordable Energy. Comment?
Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- A sign with information about the upcoming construction of a Veterans Affairs clinic in the 3100 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway--across from Wal-Mart Supercenter--stands at the site Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Lafayette, La. Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- A sign with information about the upcoming construction of a Veterans Affairs clinic in the 3100 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway--across from Wal-Mart Supercenter--stands at the site Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Lafayette, La. Comment?
The state is being sued over a government agency's policies, and once again, the Jindal administration is turning to Jimmy Faircloth, the Pineville lawyer who was Gov. Bobby Jindal's first executive counsel. Faircloth, Melton & Keiser LLC, his 10-lawyer firm with offices in Alexandria and Baton Rouge, will get paid up to $100,000 to represent the state in a lawsuit filed by ex-state employees over alleged mishandling of the state's health insurance program. Comment?
Advocate photo by Mark H. Hunter -- The Rev. Dr. Rick Brewer, the newest president of Louisiana College, kicked off his tour of area Baptist churches by speaking and playing the piano at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Baton Rouge on May 17. Louisiana College's newest president, the Rev. Comment?
An effort is underway to launch a Lafayette center where victims of domestic violence will be able seek help and file police and legal paperwork in one location, helping to keep survivors safe from future violence. The search is on for a site to open the Family Justice Center sometime next year, said Crystal Scrantz, program director at Faith House, a domestic violence shelter for women and children that provides counseling and support services. Comment?
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