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  1. Tangipahoa council moves to cut city marshal's payRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The Tangipahoa Parish Council has introduced and set for public hearing an ordinance that would reduce the parish's contribution to the salary of the Hammond City Court marshal by $12,156 a year. Monday's introduction followed a lengthy discussion about whether or not the parish is allowed, under state statues, to reduce the marshal's pay.

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  2. Tangipahoa board looks at desegregation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Tangipahoa Parish school officials have agreed to an action plan for complying with the parish's desegregation orders for student assignment, infrastructure, long-term financing and teacher employment. The School Board did not discuss the plan publicly Tuesday, after spending more than an hour in executive session.

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  3. Skrmetta, Wright in PSC runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Incumbent Eric Skrmetta and Forest Wright will meet in the Dec. 6 runoff for a south Louisiana-centered seat on the state Public Service Commission. Both are Republicans.

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  4. Goodrich working 3 wells in Tangipahoa formationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Houston-based Goodrich Petroleum Corp. says the company is completing two wells in Tangipahoa Parish and has started drilling another there. The are in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, an oil-rich formation that crosses Louisiana and extends east into Mississippi.

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  5. Water rates to increase for system improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2013 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Customers of the Tangipahoa Water District will be paying slightly more for their water in the coming months to help finance extensive improvements to the system that serves most of the parish's rural residents. The parish council on Monday approved a resolution authorizing the water district to sell $5 million in bonds to cover the cost of improving and extending the system.

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  6. Soybean plant bug found in Baton Rouge areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A bug that likes to munch on soybean stems - first spotted in northeast Louisiana - has entered the Baton Rouge area. According to the LSU AgCenter, the kudzu bug has been found in East Baton Rouge, West Feliciana, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes, and in Concordia and West Carroll parishes since March.

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  7. Amite officer accused of sexually assaulting womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2013 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Tangipahoa sheriff's deputies say an Amite police officer accused of sexually assaulting women after deceiving them online has been arrested. 25-year-old Grant Carruth, of Husser, was taken into custody Tuesday and faces two counts of second-degree kidnapping, one count of aggravated rape, one count of sexual battery and one count of theft.

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  8. Tangipahoa board members seek mineral lease fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Less than a week after the state approved a $1 million mineral lease for Tangipahoa Parish school system lands, school board members are already asking for use of the funds. The board member Gail Pittman-McDaniel lodged the first request Tuesday, asking for at least a portion of the newly pocketed $1 million to be applied toward the Sumner school district's outstanding bond debt.

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  9. Residents push Tangipahoa board on desegregationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2012 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Members of Tangipahoa Parish's black community gathered at the school system's central office Tuesday to demand the school board abandon its pursuit of a modified desegregation plan.

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  10. New mosquito virus present in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    It has been about 12 years since West Nile virus, the mosquito-borne disease was, first identified in Louisiana, but this year the chikungunya fever has made its presence known.

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  11. Audit: DA's budget gap must be addressedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    An audit finds the 21st Judicial District Attorney's Office began 2013 with a deficit and ended the year with an even bigger one, but the district attorney blames the budget gap on parish government.

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  12. Tangipahoa council supports proposed clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The Tangipahoa Parish Council has unanimously agreed to a proposed Access Health Louisiana clinic designed for those without health insurance or in a low-income bracket.

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  13. Amtrak train, 18-wheeler collide in TangipahoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Sheriff Daniel Edwards says a southbound Amtrak train collided Monday with the tractor-trailer at the Diamond B Construction crossing on Highway 51 in Amite.

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  14. Tangipahoa council wants to see hospitals' budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The Tangipahoa Parish Council has voted to request budget information from North Oaks Health Systems in Hammond and Hood Memorial Hospital in Amite.

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