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  1. 2 killed in St. Francisville trailer that held remnants of meth labRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | The Times-Picayune

    A Baton Rouge-area sheriff's office said two men were gunned down in a trailer home Saturday, May 21, 2016. Five people have been arrested after a good Samaritan reported seeing a wallet and papers thrown from a car about 60 miles from the trailer home.


  2. Lawmakers' constituents say there's more to Kenny Havard than the stripper amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 |

    State Rep. Kenny Havard, R-Jackson, offered a "joke" amendment on a bill to limit the age of strip club dancers in Louisiana to 28 years old and require them to be no heavier than 160 pounds. and bar anyone older than 28 from taking off their clothes in a club.


  3. Albert Woodfox on more than 40 years in solitary: 'I learned how strong the human spirit can be'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 |

    The worst part was the panic attacks, said Albert Woodfox, the former Angola prison inmate who had been sentenced to life. They were not constant, but the effects of living for more than 40 years alone in a space about the size of a parking spot for 23 hours a day sometimes seized him in cycles.


  4. Genevieve Trimble to be honored for restoring a landmark Louisiana gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 |

    'We've planted 13,000 pansies,' Trimble said of the spring opening of Afton Villa gardens. 'And that's just the start of it.'


  5. Entergy's River Bend nuclear station to undergo special inspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 |

    Entergy's River Bend nuclear station in St. Francisville will be the subject of a special inspection by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission , after an unplanned reactor shutdown on Jan. 9, the commission announced Monday . "The plant was operating at full power when a lightning strike caused a momentary surge in the plant's offsite power supply, triggering an unplanned shutdown," said a news release announcing the inspection.


  6. Slidell Town Talk: Forget king cake, how about Girl Scout cookies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Daisy Girl Scouts Kayla Tardo-Troop 30030 pretends to be a customer from cookie vendors Hana Wall-Troop 31292 and Troop 30100 members Cara Overley and Aarilyn Munro. There can be few products in the American marketplace that bring about a smile faster than a box of Girl Scout cookies.


  7. Deidre Howard - Albert WoodfoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Deidre Howard stands outside of the West Feliciana Detention Center in St. Francisville, where Albert Woodfox is currently being held, on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Howard was the grand jury foreperson in the grand jury that indicted Woodfox in February for the 1972 murder of an Angola prison guard.


  8. 'I just want to see justice': Albert Woodfox's supporters worry he can't get a fair trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 |

    A bloody fingerprint, a knife and some clothing are among the evidence found at a 1972 crime scene inside Louisiana State Penitentiary, after prison guard Brent Miller was stabbed 32 times to his death at Angola. Prisoner Albert Woodfox has been twice convicted of the crime and held in solitary confinement more than 40 years for his alleged involvement in the 23-year-old guard's death.


  9. Evidence in 1972 Angola prison murder that's kept Albert Woodfox ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 |

    Barring interference from federal court, Albert Woodfox -- the last remaining member of the Angola 3 -- will stand trial for a third time in the 1972 murder of a prison guard, despite that fact that many of the witnesses are dead. Woodfox's attorneys' request to throw out his indictment in the decades-old slaying was denied by state District Judge William Carmichael on Monday during a hearing at the state district courthouse in St. Francisville.


  10. Training simulator errors contributed to Christmas River Bend reactor problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    An improperly programmed training simulator at Entergy 's River Bend nuclear power plant in St. Francisville contributed to the errors made by operators attempting to respond to an emergency shutdown of the plant's nuclear reactor on Christmas Day 2014, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Friday . The conclusion was part of a violation notices sent to Entergy Operations Inc., owner of the River Bend station, at the conclusion of a five-month inspection into the reactor shutdown.


  11. Mississippi man missing, could be in St. Francisville area, Louisiana State Police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 |

    Willie Davis has been missing since Saturday and police say he may be in the St. Francisville area. Louisiana State Police are asking for the public's help to find a 56-year-old man from Woodville, Miss., who has been missing since Saturday.


  12. Eat New Orleans owners to open Baton Rouge restaurant, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 |

    A new restaurant, called The Canefield Tavern, is taking over the former Brew-Bacher's space on Nicholson Drive, according to The Advocate. ( David Smith and Doug Hary together own Eat, Vacherie, Cafe at the Square and Between the Bread, in addition to St. Francisville's South of the Border.


  13. Denzel Washington to Boys & Girls Club: Be smart, give thanks, do work, get educatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    As soon as Denzel Washington had control of the room, the neat, orderly rows of gold chairs at De La Ronde Hall scooted and slid into a big circle, crowding around the Academy Award-winning actor as the young teens who filled them came in closer. Washington beckoned them in, ignoring the reporters and adults lining the room so he could have a casual conversation with two dozen or so young members of the Boys & Girls Club of Baton Rouge .


  14. 25-year-old St. Franciscville man dies after flipping Cadillac into canal, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 |

    A 25-year-old St. Francisville man was found dead in a crashed car off of U.S. 61 Thursday . after the 2004 Cadillac CTS he was driving ran off the road, struck a driveway and flipped, Louisiana State Police said.


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