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  1. Girl Scouts listen on World Thinking dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Allison Tanner, a process operator at Shell, speaks to Gonzales Girl Scout troops about her job in a male-dominated field at First United Methodist Church. Prairieville Fire Department's Taylor Allen talks to the Girl Scouts about becoming a firefighter and facing challenges as a woman in a mostly male career.

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  2. Around Ascension for March 1, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Take a step back in time at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, where Jurassic Quest will make its first Gonzales appearance this weekend. Hours are 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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  3. WSJ: Peek at Ochsner shows health care's shift away from traditional hospitals as we know themRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    River Parishes, a 20,000-square-foot, 13-bed medical facility has opened near Tiffany Drive and Airline Highway in LaPlace. It provides emergency and primary care and laboratory and radiology services.

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  4. Baton Rouge District Attorney reviewing payroll fraud investigations...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | The Advocate

    The East Baton Rouge District Attorneys Office is reviewing the cases of three Baton Rouge police officers to determine whether criminal charges on payroll fraud should be filed against them, District Attorney Hillar Moore III said Thursday. The officers, Patrick Martinez Jr., Jaime Strahan and Larry Ned, were all placed on administrative leave Nov. 1 following allegations of payroll fraud, according to Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt.

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  5. Businessman accused of torching his Baton Rouge restaurant, could be linked to other incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Advocate

    Units from St. George Fire Dept. and supporting stations controlled a small fire at the Cast Iron Kitchen Sunday night in the Ni Nabor Plaza on Jones Creek.

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  6. Year of the Bird serves as impetus for Children's Garden SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Advocate

    Children learned about what goes into the process of making a nest during the 'Our Furry Friends,' Children's Gardening Series workshop on Saturday at the LSU Botanic Gardens. Kids had to partner off and use pincers to create their nests to simulate how real birds create their nests.

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  7. Oak Grove town houses head back to Ascension Planning Commission over 'procedural issue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Ascension Parish Council, for a second time in five months, has asked its appointed Planning Commission to reconsider a previously rejected housing project over procedural issues raised by the developer. The commission will be asked to reconsider a 4-2 vote in November to reject the 92-home Oak Grove Townhomes development near the busy corner of La.

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  8. Volunteers step up to support Gonzales home for women recovering from addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | The Advocate

    Volunteers with the group Leadership Ascension, which has 'adopted' the 'Each Day a New Beginning' House, a sober living home in Gonzales for women who have just completed treatment for addiction, work on building an outdoor deck for the women to relax on behind the home, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. From left are Mindy Murray, Jeremy Sanderford, Anthony Keller, Kate MacArthur, Ron Savoy and Nikki Black.

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  9. Photos: 20th annual Mardi Gras Mambo race gives runners 10K, 15K and one mile options to celebrateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | The Advocate

    Downtown Baton Rouge was the start and finish on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 for the 20th annual running of the Mardi Gras Mambo, featuring a one mile run that preceded a race that included 10K and 15K options. More than a few racers brought the Mardi Gras spirit with them, and dressed the part.

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  10. A tale of cash, guns and teens on the run in Walker man's brutal murder outlined in court filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | The Advocate

    Rick McBride, 61, was killed in his home in the 13900 block of Pine Park Drive in Walker on July 22. Rick McBride, 61, was killed in his home in the 13900 block of Pine Park Drive in Walker on July 22. Rick McBride, 61, was killed in his home in the 13900 block of Pine Park Drive in Walker on July 22. Rick McBride, 61, was killed in his home in the 13900 block of Pine Park Drive in Walker on July 22. Rick McBride, 61, was found brutally shot to death in his modest wooden home nestled among the trees after a break-in last July.

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  11. Former Ascension sheriff's detective pleads guilty to sex with 14-year-old, faces year in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    A former Ascension Parish sheriff's detective admitted Thursday to having sex with a 14-year-old girl in a plea agreement with prosecutors that will garner him one year in state prison. William Lanoux, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile as prosecutors agreed to drop a malfeasance in office count before Judge Jason Verdigets of the 23rd Judicial District Court Thursday in Gonzales.

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  12. Armed with fabric and talent, group makes life sew much better for othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    Kara Hitzler, of Fellowship Church in Prairieville, was the buddy of Christine Ray, whose gown was donated and customized by the Friends and Needles club of Zachary for Saturday's Night to Shine event in Gonzales. A Day for Girls kit, like the one shown here Thursday, February 8, are made and sent to school-age girls in Africa.

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  13. Around Ascension for Feb. 15, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    Volunteers, many in costumes, will jump into the lake to raise money for Special Olympics. Food and raffle tickets will be on sale.

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  14. Night to Shine gives 210 people with special needs the royal treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    Shana Wilson, left, receives a manicure and hand massage from Kasey Foster during the Night to Shine held Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Wilson is the caregiver of her brother, and Foster is a part of the volunteer team from AVEDA Institute.

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  15. Prairieville couple arrested after 2-year-old treated for 'severe bruising,' in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    A Prairieville couple has been arrested after a 2-year-old boy in their custody was brought to a hospital and ultimately listed in critical condition with "severe bruising/" according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. Lee Jude Barrient, 27, and Rikki Dyson, 19, were arrested after Barrient's son was brought into the emergency room with severe bruising.

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  16. 'The Amazing Race': Rhythm-challenged Louisiana twins exit show Wednesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    Always quick with the one-liners, Daniel Guiffreda, of Gonzales, was still joking Wednesday night as he and identical twin brother, Eric Guiffreda, of Prairieville, were eliminated from the 30th season of CBS' "The Amazing Race." The 33-year-old Ponchatoula natives, both firefighters/paramedics with the Gonzales Fire Department, came in last on the eighth leg of the globe-trekking reality competition series.

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  17. Medicaid task force likely to continue reviewing program beyond this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    A panel tasked with finding ways to root out fraud and abuse in Louisiana's Medicaid health care program will likely continue its work for at least another year. The Legislature-created Medicaid task force, formally known as the Task Force on Coordination of Medicaid Fraud Detection & Prevention Initiatives, has spent the past several months discussing concerns about abuse and waste within the largely federally-funded but state administered health care program for the poor.

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  18. FEMA agrees to reduce rent to $50 for residents still in their temporary housing unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by David J. Mitchell - Don Guidry, 61, talks Friday about his home in Prairieville. Guidry says he has to move out of his Federal Emergency Management Agency trailer, background right, by Feb. 14 and will move into a metal shed on his property.

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  19. Four arrested, accused of murder of Prairieville manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    Three men and a woman have been arrested in the death of a Prairieville man whose body was found Sunday in a yard on Brown Road, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Chief Deputy Bobby Webre said. Investigators learned that the victim, Brian Long, 48, had been lured on Sunday to the Prairieville residence of Joseph Oncale, 38, and Fallon Gautreau, 28, who planned to rob him, Webre said.

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  20. State revoked license for Alphabet Soup day care in PrairievilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | The Advocate

    State education officials revoked the license of an Ascension Parish day care Friday, ending its ability to receive public funding after the center over-medicated an infant, state officials said. Alphabet Soup Learning Center II, 38375 La.

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