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  1. Denham Springs celebrates flood recovery efforts with a Celebration of HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | The Advocate

    In observance of the second anniversary of the widespread flooding in August of 2016, the Abundant Life Church will host the Second Annual Celebration of Hope at 6 p.m. Aug. 29. Stan McCurdy, chairman of the Celebration of Hope, said the keynote speaker for the event will be the Rev. Richard Beatty, founder of Abundant Life Church.

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  2. Body found off Hood Road Friday is ID'd; Man died of gunshot wound, Livingston Sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | The Advocate

    The body found off Hood Road in Livingston Parish early Friday morning has been identified as a missing Texas man. Pecina's family reported him missing recently to the Baton Rouge Police Department on Aug. 11, according to Baton Rouge Police Spokesman Sgt.

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  3. Dead body found off Hood Road in Denham Springs; officials investigating as homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Advocate

    An unidentified man was found dead along the side of Hood Road in Denham Springs early Friday, according to Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard. Ard said in his agency is investigating the case as a homicide, due to "evidence recovered at the scene."

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  4. Baker Chamber hosts school supply giveaway, funRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | The Advocate

    Firefighter Dustin Smith speaks with Ja'vonte Brumfield and mother Rockeal Brumfield after handing Ja'vonte a coloring book at the Baker Chamber of Commerce annual back to school give away. From left, Chad Saird, district manager at Metro PCS, and Mychal Preston, store manager at Metro PCS, stand with Baker Mayor Darnell Waites as Cedric Murphy uses Facebook Live with them at the Baker Chamber of Commerce annual back to school give away.

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  5. Two booked on suspicion of DWI in Baton Rouge between Tuesday, WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Tuesday and noon Wednesday, booking records show. Suzanne Jerezano, 39, 1447 Ross Ave., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, headlights required, headlamps required at night and inclement weather, failure to maintain control, improper lane usage, possession of alcoholic beverage in vehicle and possession of marijuana.

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  6. Girl Scouts use knowledge to design, build wheelchair rampRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | The Advocate

    Girl Scout Troop 10437, of Denham Springs and Walker, recently built a concrete wheelchair ramp at Life Academy as a Take Action Project to complete their Think Like an Engineer Journey. The ramp allows their leader, Elizaeth Matherne, closer access to their meeting room.

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  7. Livingston Parish judge won't strike former Walker cop's defamation suit against WBRZ-TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | The Advocate

    A Livingston Parish judge won't strike a defamation suit filed by a former Walker Police officer against WBRZ-TV. Judge Charlotte Foster ruled late last week in favor of ex-officer Mark Fruge, who resigned from the police department last year after he was accused of hanging a noose in the squad room.

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  8. Baton Rouge mom's story of sons killed in crash brings courtroom to tears; driver gets 19 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | The Advocate

    Khaiden Ramsey, 6, right, and Samuel Shropshire, 4, left, were killed in a drunken driving crash on La. 447 in Walker on April 10, 2016.

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  9. Livingston Parish Assessor Jeff Taylor announces 2018 school supply...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | The Advocate

    In 2017, Livingston Parish Assessor Jeff Taylor chats with volunteers, from left, Natalie Foster and Ashlyn Marler, Beta Club members at Walker High School and Krista Watts, a lead volunteer with Assess the Need. The annual supply drive collects funds and school supplies to help children in Livingston Parish.

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  10. SLU hosts summer music campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | The Advocate

    Southeastern Louisiana University's Community Music School recently hosted its annual Chamber Music Workshop. Participants in the workshop included, front row, from left, Sandy Doescher, instructor; Anna Johnson and Jacob Revere, of Hammond, Stephanie Carter, of Madisonville; and Hayes White, of Livingston.

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  11. Around Livingston: July 26, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | The Advocate

    The family of chef Beaux Bebatz is working to keep his newly opened restaurant, Catered Central, open. Debatz recently required surgery after a wreck.

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  12. Brother says Ascension victim was shot before his body was mutilated and left in the woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | The Advocate

    Livingston Parish sheriff's detectives executed search warrants at this home, 26548 Evelyn Drive, Denham Springs, in connection with an investigation that led to the discovery a dismembered body in woods a few miles way. ORG XMIT: BAT1807232101102315 Livingston Parish sheriff's detectives executed search warrants at this home, 26548 Evelyn Drive, Denham Springs, in connection with an investigation that led to the discovery a dismembered body in woods a few miles way.

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  13. Pam's Party Line: Baton Rougeans of all ages put in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | The Advocate

    Mayor Sharon Weston Broome presents the key to the city to Ben Kleinpeter at the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society's Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner. With them are BRES President Lisa Boudreaux-Lecoq and board member Bruce Attinger.

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  14. Around Livingston: July 19, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University is hosting a free government contracting course on July 31 in Walker. Co-sponsored by Louisiana PTAC, the workshop titled "Get on Schedule with GSA: Step by Step Guide to Doing Business with the Federal Government" will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center lecture hall, 9261 Florida Blvd. The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce has events scheduled for the next few months.

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  15. Christian Women's Job Corps recruiting participants, volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Advocate

    Fall 2017 Christian Women's Job Corps participants are, from left, Jan Morris, Alexis Cedotal and Ollive Miller. Christian Women's Job Corps is a national program offered at hundreds of sites nationwide to equip women with skills for life and work and to provide missions opportunities for women who serve as volunteer teachers or mentors.

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  16. Livingston moves to repave roads so rough that strollers cannot roll along themRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | The Advocate

    Parish officials are about to start a $4.6 million paving program that will fix some streets that are so rough parents are unable to push strollers along them. The projects include 23 roads and streets throughout much of the parish.

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  17. "Think corn, vote Cobb": Walker High student elected president of statewide 4-H organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    Westin Cobb, who was elected president of Louisiana 4-H this summer on the campaign slogan, "Think corn, vote Cobb," said he wants the organization to sharpen its focus on agriculture. "I want to speak to the farm kids who don't want to lose their program," Cobb said in a recent interview.

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  18. Livingston Council won't approve startup money for Denham Springs and Watson-area mosquito districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Livingston Parish Council approved a new mosquito abatement district for an area around Denham Springs and Watson area this year but the Council does not want to give it any money. The Parish Council voted 6-3 Thursday night against asking the parish president to grant the Livingston Parish Mosquito Abatement District 2 and 3 Board $100,000 left in the bank account associated with a parish-wide program that is now defunct because residents voted down a tax that would pay for it..

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  19. A good time: Parish County Line returns to Texas ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | The Advocate

    Local country band Parish County Line has a motto: We're not trying to make it big time, we're just trying to have a good time. Audiences are having a good time, too.

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  20. Walker man won't face death penalty in alleged murder-for-hire of BR auto dealer's ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    A former co-worker of Baton Rouge automobile dealer Hamid Ghassemi won't face the death penalty if convicted of first-degree murder in the alleged 2015 murder-for-hire of Ghassemi's ex-wife, a prosecutor announced Monday. Daniel Humberto Richter, 36, of Walker, also will be tried separately from Ghassemi and two other men charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 54-year-old Taherah Ghassemi, said East Baton Rouge Parish Assistant District Attorney Dana Cummings. 1 comment

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