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  1. Schools close early, streets blocked off in St. James Parish due to stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Advocate

    ... the rain. Sandbags are available at the Grand Point Fire Station at 32122 La. Highway 642 in Paulina and the South Vacherie Fire and Rescue Training Center at 29126 Health Unit Road in Vacherie. Residents are encouraged to bring their own shovel to ...

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  2. St. John emergency managers ask residents to prepare for Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Avenue Fire Station in Reserve, the Saint John Community Center in LaPlace and the Pleasure Bend Fire Station in Vacherie. Emergency managers note you must bring your own shovel to pack bags at these locations. In an August 24 news release, parish ...

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  3. St. James Parish Council narrowly approves land use needed for controversial Bayou Bridge pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | The Advocate

    ... industry continuing to surround this and other communities with an alternative way out in case of an accident. VACHERIE - A split St. James Parish Council cleared the way Wednesday night for the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline to move through ...

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  4. St. James Parish Council delays vote on Bayou Bridge Pipeline; parish ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... council agreed to have a public hearing before a final vote at 6:15 p.m. Aug. 23 at the parish Courthouse Annex in Vacherie. Councilman Clyde Cooper, who represents the area where the pipeline is proposed, appealed the parish Planning Commission's ...

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  5. Donaldsonville man indicted on molestation of juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... Dorsey, disappeared from her home in St. James Parish. Her body was found a few days later in a cane field in Vacherie, just miles from her home in the community of St. James. St. James Parish sheriff's investigators closed in on John Celestine, now ...

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  6. Mitchell stepping down as head of Louisiana Press AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... by all," said Wilbur Reynaud, a former LPA president and publisher of The News Examiner-Enterprise of Lutcher-Vacherie. An example of Mitchell's hard work and dedication was her leadership in the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. LPA ...

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  7. Whiff of politics, conflicts of interest continue in St. James malfeasance casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by David J. Mitchell -- District Attorney Ricky Babin, far left, sits Wednesday night with two of his assistant district attorneys, Robin O'Bannon and Chuck Long, second and third from left, as St. James Parish President Timmy Roussel delivered his regular report to the St. James Parish Council in Vacherie. Babin later spoke to the Parish Council and reminded members that he and he alone makes decisions about prosecutions.

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  8. Man hears daughter's donated heart beating in another chest, bikes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of Bill Conner) "It gave me great pleasure to have him hear his daughter's heart in me," said Jack, who lives in Vacherie, Louisiana. "I think about Abbey every day. If not for her I would not be here." Conner, a bicyclist and former football player ...

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  9. DA gives stern lecture to St. James Parish Council: 'I decide' on prosecutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... to $150,000 in part due to a protracted legal fight a few years ago over a petroleum tank farm once proposed in the Vacherie area. In addition to Babin's reminder of his prosecutorial authority, the district attorney also repeated his office's ...

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  10. SLU's annual Fine Arts Showcase held at President's ResidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Advocate

    Hammond photographer Phillip Colwart, left, discusses his photo of Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie with Josie Mercante, of Hammond, at Southeastern Louisiana University's recent Fine Arts Showcase held in the President's Residence. The annual event highlights painting, sculpture and photography from nearly 40 Louisiana artists.

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  11. New Orleans actor has part as Trevor in OWN series, 'Queen Sugar'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... FOX/Tyler Perry live event, "The Passion," both shot in New Orleans "Queen Sugar" is filmed in Edgard, LaPlace and Vacherie. After working as a production assistant on several film and television projects starting in 2011, Johnson eventually nabbed ...

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  12. Neil Patrick Harris, Michael Flynn, Wheel of Fortune, Tim Cook, Billie Lourd, Hanson: Hot LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Towleroad

    ... footage shot on location in 2005 for a New Orleans episode of Wheel . It was filmed at the Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana, and the women in the image were working as tour guides."

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  13. Wheel of Fortune Just Featured Former Slaves on a BroadcastRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... newspaper, the footage in question was filmed in 2005 during an on-location shoot at the Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana. A spokesperson for the plantation explained to the publication that its tour guides do NOT portray slaves ... but ...

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  14. 'Wheel of Fortune' producers 'regret' background that appeared to depict slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... footage shot on location in 2005 for a New Orleans episode of Wheel . It was filmed at the Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana, and the women in the image were working as tour guides. Oak Alley did not immediately respond to EW's request for ...

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  15. Wheel Of Fortune' under fire after using backdrop image that appears to feature slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    ... to the Daily News , the backdrop was footage filmed in 2005 during an on-location shoot at Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana. The plantation does employ tour guides that wear period clothing like Annabelle-style hoop skirts, as seen by the ...

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  16. 'Wheel Of Fortune' under fire after using backdrop image that appears to feature slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... to the Daily News , the backdrop was footage filmed in 2005 during an on-location shoot at Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana. The plantation does employ tour guides that wear period clothing like Annabelle-style hoop skirts, as seen by the ...

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  17. Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie attempts to solve puzzle of 'slave' image on 'Wheel of Fortune'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Advocate

    An image of Vacherie's Oak Alley Plantation used during "Wheel of Fortune's" Southern Charm Week created a stir recently when viewers complained it depicted slaves working outside the mansion. "Someone please tell me why @WheelofFortune has slaves in their 'Southern Charm Week' images?" a viewer wrote on Twitter on June 15, sharing a clip from the show.

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  18. a Wheel of Fortunea apologizes for airing plantation a slavea photo during a Southern Charm WeekaRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... photograph was taken by "Wheel of Fortune" producers in 2005 during a remote shoot at the Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana, the Daily News reported. The game show's executive producer told the Daily News that the image would no longer ...

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  19. Wheel Of Fortune Apologized For Featuring Women Dressed As Slaves In An Image On The ShowRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | Refinery 29

    ... York Daily News . The image, a photograph used as background during the June 15 broadcast, is of a plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana. Twitter user Joshua Itiola noticed the two anachronistic figures during the broadcast and shared a video of the ...

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  20. Libs Freak Out Over Slaves in Wheel of Fortune, Then Feel Stupid When They Learn The TruthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Right Wing News

    ... What's more, the show's producers state that the picture was taken on location at the Oak Valley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana in 2005. This just goes to show that it doesn't pay to shoot off outraged tweets before doing even an iota of research ...

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