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  1. Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe ruling who later became pro-life, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    ... other services around the country "to give more people an opportunity to remember Mom's life and work." Born in Simmesport, Louisiana, Sept. 22, 1947, Norma Leah Nelson was raised briefly at her family's home in Lettsworth, Louisiana. The family ...

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  2. Avoyelles native 'Jane Roe' mourned by pro-lifeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Daily World

    ... authoring a book about McCorvey and was with her and her family when she died. He said she died of heart failure. Simmesport native Norma McCorvey, also known as "Jane Roe" in the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case, is shown speaking in Alexandria in ...

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  3. Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... in a newspaper article. Norma Nelson - her middle name was variously spelled Lea, Leah and Leigh - was born in Simmesport, Louisiana, on Sept. 22, 1947. Her father, a television repairman, was largely absent from her life. She grew up in Texas, ...

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  4. Desperate 22-year old triggered law case that made abortion legalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Toronto Star

    ... ng in a newspaper article. Norma Nelson - her middle name was variously spelled Lea, Leah and Leigh - was born in Simmesport, Louisiana, on Sept. 22, 1947. Her father,

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  5. Norma McCorvey, 'Jane Roe' of Roe v. Wade, dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | PennLive.com

    ... in a newspaper article. Norma Nelson - her middle name was variously spelled Lea, Leah and Leigh - was born in Simmesport, Louisiana, on Sept. 22, 1947. Her father, a television repairman, was largely absent from her life. She grew up in Texas, ...

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  6. Impairment suspected in fatal West Baton Rouge crash late Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    Louisiana State Police believe impairment was involved before a Simmesport woman rear-ended another vehicle, then ran off the road and died in West Baton Rouge. Catherine Haase, 37, was driving westbound on LA 415 when she rear-ended what is believed to be a box truck or an 18-weeler, according to LSP.

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  7. Four accused of in string of Baton Rouge armed robberies on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... Rouge, Jasmine Hollins, 22, 28145 Old Columbia St., Franklinton; and Kendra Allen, 22, 310 Mission Drive Apt. 18, Simmesport. Victims in each of the incidents said they were approached by Wright, who was holding a handgun, and saw the group come and ...

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  8. KCS to make improvements to rail line through LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... on its New Orleans Subdivision. Rail, cross tie and crossing improvements are planned between Port Allen and Simmesport, La. and a rail project is planned in Norco, La. The work is expected to begin on November 15 and continue through late-December. ...

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  9. Improvements on rails in several cities coming soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Railway improvement projects and construction will begin later this month in Port Allen, New Roads and several other Louisiana cities thanks to a $14 million investment from a Missouri transportation company. The Kansas City Southern Railway Company has invested $14.3 million for rail, cross tie and crossing improvements planned between Port Allen and Simmesport along with a rail project planned in Norco.

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  10. Nice surprise on game camRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Big surprise when I checked my game cams for the first time this year. A nice black bear and a few decent young bucks. Located a few miles north of Simmesport.

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  11. Livingston Parish students to receive new shoes courtesy of Heart & Sole programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... from the Wives of Louisiana Wildlife Agent. The funds, which came in from Leesville, Bunkie, Alexandria, and Simmesport, total more than $1,240 and will be used to purchase new shoes from the more than 10,000 displaced Livingston Parish students. ...

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  12. Smiley: Yeah, about that van, Grandpa...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | The Advocate

    Wayne Coco, of Simmesport, says he and his 8-year-old granddaughter, Avery, were at a recent antique car/truck show in Simmesport, "and Avery was some impressed. "She particularly loved one of the antique convertibles.

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    Jun 5, 2016 | The Advocate

    An 8-year-old girl from Simmesport died late Saturday afternoon after a single-vehicle crash near Moreauville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana State Police said. Isabella Ducote was pronounced dead at Avoyelles Hospital, where she'd been taken after the Buick Rainier SUV she was riding in ran off the road and hit a fence on La.

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  14. Young Child Killed in Avoyelles Parish CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A single vehicle crash killed a young child from Simmesport, LA and moderately injured the female driver. Both the driver and the child were wearing their seat belts.

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  15. Girl dies in Avoyelles Parish crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Town Talk

    ... happened around 4:20 p.m. on La. Highway 114 near Moreauville. State Police say Carmen Romero Moreau, 40, of Simmesport, was driving a 2004 Buick Rainier westbound when she lost control after hitting standing water on the road. The sport-utility ...

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  16. Ask Capt. Paul: GPS coordinates for all locks and dams on the Red RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Louisiana Sportsman

    The Red River offers anglers with a variety of options, but do your homework because there are few service locations along the pools. The Louisiana part of the Red River begins at the Arkansas-Louisiana border at or about 33 01.1670' N. Latitude ~ 93 48.2997' W. Longitude, and ends where it joins the Lower Old River and the Atchafalaya River at or about 31 01.1716' N. Latitude 91 44.9109' W. Longitude near Simmesport.

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  17. Bill would revise Avoyelles Parish Port CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Town Talk

    ... Communications Office. The seven-member board has four members appointed by the Police Jury, two by the town of Simmesport and one by the port board. Five of the members live in Simmesport; one member lives in Cottonport; and the other lives in ...

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