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  1. Flood-damaged Ascension Parish schools getting new temporary buildings for student returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Advocate

    From left, Chad Lynch, Director of Planning and Construction; Jackie Tisdell, Public Information Officer; and Galvez Middle School principal Michelle Bourque look over a classroom in a modular unit. Workers set up T-buildings at Galvez Middle School Thursday Jan. 12, 2017, in Prairieville, La..

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  2. In trench warfare over growth in Ascension Parish, a new front opens over appeals panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | The Advocate

    The Ascension Parish Planning Commission rejected subdivision plans three times in 2016 on the grounds that construction of each would pose a risk to the "health, safety and welfare" of the parish. Less than a month after the Appeals Board's latest decisions to overturn the Planning Commission, a Parish Council committee has recommended doing away with the three-person appeal panel.

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  3. Prairieville man: Fraud sentence 'setting him up for failure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Advocate

    An Ascension Parish man sentenced last month to 10 years in prison in a Medicaid fraud scheme is complaining that the jail time will make it virtually impossible for him to pay the state nearly $7 million in restitution. Dwaine Joseph Woods Sr., 47, of Prairieville, claims his Dec. 16 sentence is excessive, and he's asking ad hoc 19th Judicial District Judge Bruce Bennett to reconsider it.

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  4. Lessons in Thin Mints: Girl Scouts pick up cookie selling techniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Advocate

    Gathering Saturday at a cookie rally in Prairieville, first row from left, are Jenna Kling, Addison Bonaventere, Elanor Frederick and Anna Blank; and second row, Jorja Kling, Andrea Manns, Kylee Hedson and Cecile Braud. The girl were taking part in photo booth.

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  5. Around Ascension for Jan. 12, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Advocate

    The TOPS, or Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, weight-loss support group meets Thursdays at Carpenter's Chapel Church, 41181 La. 933, Prairieville.

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  6. Report: Any less than $700 million hike in yearly road, bridge funds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | The Advocate

    Traffic snarls on eastbound I-10, top, after the LA 73 Prairieville/Geismar exit as Louisiana State Police work a two vehicle crash in the media, Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment listen at their first meeting, as they start work on forming an overall plan for the state's roads and bridges, Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge, La.

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  7. Major closures on Duplessis Road in Ascension planned next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | The Advocate

    A section of Duplessis Road in Ascension Parish will be completely closed four nights next week and only partially open in the day while repairs are made to the Kansas City Railroad line nearby, parish government officials said. Duplessis Road between Airline Highway and the railroad line will be completely closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday to Thursday, officials said in a statement.

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  8. Gonzales mayor, council, police chief inaugurated for new termRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | The Advocate

    From left, Gonzales City Councilmen Kirk Boudreaux, of Division B; David Guitreau, of Division A; Neal Bourque, of Division E; Amy Stewart, wife of Harold Stewart, Division C; and Tyler Turner, Division D; are sworn in by Judge Alvin Turner during the City of Gonzales' inauguration ceremony, Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at City Hall in Gonzales. From left, Mayor Barney Arceneaux is sworn in alongside his wife, Betty Arceneaux, by Judge Guy Holdridge during the City of Gonzales' inauguration ceremony, Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at City Hall in Gonzales.

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  9. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards fills college board jobs, mainly with donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards holds an end of the year press conference reflecting on the challenges and successes Louisiana has seen during 2016. Gov. John Bel Edwards holds an end of the year press conference reflecting on the challenges and successes Louisiana has seen during 2016.

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  10. St. John Primary School students perform 'Sing a Song of Christmas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | The Advocate

    Lining up on the altar to sing during the rehearsal are St. John Primary School kindergartners, first row, from left, Joel Waguespack; and back from left, Henry Beard, Audrey Robichaux, Jacob Tramonte, Audrey Williamson, Alenia Poirrier and Turner Guillot. St. John Primary School second-graders, from left, Austin Richardson, Claire Angelo, Taigon Schexnaydre, Piper Heroman and Summer Leon wait their turn as narrators.

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  11. Danny Heitman's "At Random": Resolve to do small, good thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- From left, Baton Rouge's Shannon LaNasa, Geismar's Rashonda Jordan and Prairieville's Brittni Landry deliver some 'AA la Carte Kindness,' lunch -- sandwiches, chips brownies, cookies cake and liquids -- for about 90 people, as they wheel a cartful to the Louisiana State Police Training Academy building, Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at LSP headquarters in Baton Rouge. LaNasa wanted to bring food and drinks for officers who have been working long, hot hours, and got a good response from Facebook friends with monetary donations and food preparation.

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  12. Man, 32, killed in traffic crash at busy Baton Rouge intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge police said the driver, Jacob LaBauve, of Prairieville, didn't stop at a red light at Florida Boulevard and Lobdell Road, crashing his 2010 Ford F-150 into a 2011 Toyota Sienna.

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  13. Floods, Matassa, Sen. Brown: 2016 was year on edge of 'chaos' in AscensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | The Advocate

    The Assumption Parish Youth Detention Center in Napoleonville closed in June. In Ascension, the loss of the Assumption facility has meant that Ascension Parish government has to contract with sheriffs in other parishes to house juvenile offenders.

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  14. Accused robber in St. Amant home invasion take plea deal, probation sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | The Advocate

    One of the five people accused in a July home invasion attempted robbery in St. Amant agreed to reduced charges and five years probation as prosecutors continue to pursue co-defendants seen as more culpable, authorities in Ascension said Thursday. Ascension sheriff's deputies said at the time of the robbery that four men and one juvenile - two of whom wore ski masks and all of whom deputies said were armed - were looking for drugs in the early morning hours of July 3 but didn't find any.

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  15. Prairieville couple sentenced in $7 million Medicaid fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 | The Advocate

    The owner of a now-defunct south Louisiana personal-care company has been ordered to spend 10 years in prison and pay nearly $7 million in restitution to the state in a Medicaid fraud scheme, a sentence that drew praise Tuesday from Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry. Dwaine Joseph Woods, 47, of Prairieville, and his wife, Dynetta Hadrick Woods, 44, were convicted last year of taking part in a conspiracy to forge cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid training certification documents for 19 Millennium Health Care Services LLC employees who never attended training, so they would be in compliance with requirements for personal-care attendants at the time.

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  16. Ask The Advocate: A history buff makes a request; La. 42 road workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 19 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- State highway contractors continued Thursday to work on utilities and drainage work at La. 42 near La.

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  17. Ascension Parish bookings for Dec. 15-22, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    Barrow, Jason R.: 52, 117 S. 18th St., Baton Rouge, parole violation, no seat belt, driver must be licensed, careless operation, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, child endangerment law. Williams, Shone L.: 34, 11084 Dave Miller Road, Geismar, limitations on backing, evidence of motor vehicle liability security contained in vehicle, failure to appear in court.

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  18. Live coverage: Election Day for U.S. Senate runoff and other Baton Rouge-area racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | The Advocate

    A voter signs in, right, as other voters, left, cast their ballots at Precinct 1 in Prairieville during voting in Ascension Parish Tuesday Nov. 8, 2016.

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  19. Rain puts a damper on many Christmas in the Country eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Advocate

    Braving the rainy weather on Dec. 3, from left, Lorna Klein and Lacey Silva, of Perfectly Posh discuss their products with Joey Perez and his mother, Meghan, of Zachary, during the annual Christmas in the Country festivities in St. Francisville. Anxious children and their families await the arrival of Santa Claus during the annual Breakfast with St. Nick in Jackson Hall on Dec. 3 during St. Francisville's Christmas in the Country.

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  20. Prairieville man given suspended sentence, ordered to pay up to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Prairieville man who spent more than three years in parish jail awaiting his trial in a 2013 slaying walked out of the Ascension Parish Courthouse Annex on Monday afternoon with his freedom. But David Adams Jr., 29, 41425 Hearthstone Drive, faces five years of probation, must pay a $5,000 fine and as much as $85,000 in restitution to his victim's family, and must make $250,000 bail by Thursday afternoon for the appeal of his sentence, a state district judge ruled.

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