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  1. A lighter side of crime news, Tangi style ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | The Advocate

    The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is taking a page from the anti-crime bravado once mastered by U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins when he was the face of Crimestoppers at the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office. But Higgins' Tangipahoa counterpart, Dawn Panepinto, has a much lighter touch, with mostly humorous one-liners sprinkled in the news releases her agency issues about crimes in that parish.

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  2. Around Ascension for Aug. 3, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | The Advocate

    Drivers are reminded to slow down in school zones and keep a watchful eye out for children at bus stops. The Human Rights Celebration for Church Women United begins at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Landry United Methodist Church, 3209 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales.

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  3. Don't miss these events in the Baton Rouge areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | The Advocate

    A scene from a past Italian Heritage Festa; the annual celebration returns to the Belle of Baton Rouge with a vino stroll, grape stomp, food, drinks and live music. The event starts at 11 a.m. Sunday and is free.

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  4. Pedal Valves puts end to Gauthier & Amedee's run, moves to within one win of American Legion titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Cardinals moved within one victory of successfully defending their state crown Tuesday night by scoring three runs in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Gauthier & Amedee at Mike Miley Stadium. Destrehan catcher Andrew Morrow delivered the game-winning hit for the independent-based Cardinals with a two-out single to center field that scored Rummel first baseman Lyall Ball from second with the decisive run.

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  5. Inmates' appeal lawyers must have access to case files, La. Supreme Court saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    In a victory for government transparency advocates, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled last week that district attorneys must provide criminal appeals lawyers with copies of their clients' case files. It was issued over the objections of the St. Landry Parish District Attorney's Office, which had sought to bar the files' release to attorneys working for convicted felons.

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  6. St. Landry deputies arrest man accused of abusing retired race horseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's office arrested an 18-year-old for the alleged abuse of a retired race horse.

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  7. 'Move Ascension': Matassa to discuss new road plan with Parish Council committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa said Monday he plans to unveil his administration's $35 million plan to improve traffic flow in the parish. Calling the initiative "Move Ascension," the construction project is designed to improve transportation corridors serving parts of the Gonzales area and northern Ascension, parish officials said in a statement Monday afternoon.

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  8. Ascension Parish council agrees to use parish funds to build...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    Facing the prospect that once-promised state funding won't be coming this year, the Ascension Parish Council agreed Thursday to spend nearly $2.5 million of parish money on a long-stalled connector road to Lamar-Dixon Expo Center and create the parish's first newly constructed road in decades. The council voted 9-1, with Councilman Travis Turner absent, to name Barber Brothers as the lowest responsive bidder with its offer of $2.49 million, which beat five other companies and is $600,000 under budget.

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  9. Two killed in St. Landry crash early FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Advocate

    Two people died early Friday when the driver of a tractor-trailer rig crashed on Interstate 49 near the St. Landry Parish town of Washington, State Police reported. The driver, whose identity was not released, lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons as he was traveling southbound on I-49 and ran off the left side of the road near the median, State Police said.

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  10. Around Ascension for March 30, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | The Advocate

    City officials announced last week that the series has been canceled because there is no indoor backup for the outdoor concert. The August floods resulted in damage to City Hall, its grounds and the Gonzales Civic Center.

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  11. Ascension Parish calendar for March 9-16, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    BABY TIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library , Gonzales and Dutchtown. Registration is required.

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  12. Ascension Parish calendar for Feb. 23 through March 2, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Evolution of Black Politics in Louisiana: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch. Business After Hours: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Louisiana Legends, 38278 La.

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  13. Donation of food and cleaning supplies benefits family at Pecan Grove Primary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | The Advocate

    Pecan Grove Primary School recently received a donation of food and cleaning products for a needy family for the holiday season. Pictured with the donation are Shirley Lewis, Danita Stewart and Andrew Lewis, from left.

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  14. Roll of the dice? Ascension Parish officials mull whether to move...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by David J. Mitchell -- Dio Martinez, 35, an insulator with contractor Apex Industries, paints glue Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, on a black insulation that covers the end of piping used in a new cooling system installed for the 4-H buidling at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center near Gonzales. The cooling system is part of a $5.7 million federally funded renovation of the 75,000-square-foot building that is nearing completion.

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  15. Roll of the dice? Ascension Parish officials mull whether to move...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Advocate

    Ascension Parish government officials want to start construction on a stalled alternative route in and out of Lamar-Dixon Expo Center and say they may be in position for the state to reimburse the parish's cost for the roughly $5 million road. Dubbed the St. Landry-Edenborne connector, the road would tie South St. Landry Avenue, the main road that leads into the 247-acre multi-use complex off La.

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  16. Turner, Riley seek Gonzales City Council Division D seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    Two newcomers to politics, Tyler Turner and Timothy "Tim" Riley, both Democrats, will face off in the Dec. 10 runoff for the Gonzales City Council's Division D seat. In the November election, Turner received 43.78 percent of the votes, with Riley receiving 37.70 percent of votes in the race for the office.

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  17. Louisiana-wide burn ban lifted after 'extremely dry conditions'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | The Advocate

    Louisiana state authorities lifted a burn ban Monday afternoon, just over two weeks after restricting fires across most of Louisiana amid "extremely dry conditions." The ban was officially lifted at 4 p.m. Monday, State Fire Marshal Butch Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain said in a joint release.

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  18. Burn ban enacted throughout much of Louisiana due to 'extremely dry conditions'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | The Advocate

    State Fire Marshal H. Butch Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain announced that due to "extremely dry conditions," private burning will only allowed with permission from a local government or local fire department. The fire marshal's ban went into effect on 2 p.m. Saturday and will remain in effect until officially lifted.

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  19. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards names Charlie DeWitt as interim PSC commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ - Louisiana Public Service Commission Chairman Clyde Holloway, left, talks with Phillip R. May, president and CEO of Entergy Louisiana at opening ceremonies of Ninemile 6 facility in Westwego on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. State Rep. Charlie DeWitt, D-Lecompte, speaks during May 2007 debate on the Louisiana House floor, Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ - Louisiana Public Service Commission Chairman Clyde Holloway, left, talks with Phillip R. May, president and CEO of Entergy Louisiana at opening ceremonies of Ninemile 6 facility in Westwego on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

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