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  1. Walker Girls Basketball: From Biddy to Big TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WBRZ

    Sitting at 22-5, the Lady Wildcats earned the number two seed in the 5A playoffs, the highest in school history. Walker can point to several things for their success.

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  2. LP shelters looking for 'good voodoo' for rescue animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WBRZ

    Several shelters in Livingston Parish are joining forces this weekend for Pet Fest. We were joined by author Michelle Hirstius this morning on 2une In with all the details.

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  3. Two dead in wreck south of WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WBRZ

    Troopers said the wreck happened after 6 p.m. on Walker South Road about a mile south of I-12.

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  4. Livingston Parish pushing for community collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | WBRZ

    The Livingston Parish School Board has agreed to give 12.3 acres of undeveloped land to the state in exchange for a community and technical college. Under the terms of the cooperative endeavor agreement, the school board will transfer a tract of land behind the Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center in Walker for the construction of a Northshore Technical Community College campus.

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  5. Police: Woman killed in car crash Livingston ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | WBRZ

    It happened on Cane Market Road near LA Hwy 16 in Walker, about 2 and a half miles from where 11 kids and one adult were hurt in a hayride crash.

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  6. Bonds to pay for Walker school improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | WBRZ

    The Livingston Parish School Board has moved closer to issuing $25 million in bonds to pay for improvements at schools in Walker. The Advocate reports that school district voters in May approved an increase in property taxes to pay for a variety of projects, including vocation and technical program improvements at Walker High School.

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  7. Zachary torches Walker 70-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | WBRZ

    The Broncos winning 70-20 over the Walker Wildcats to advance to 4-0 in 4-5A district play, and 7-1 on the season. The Wildcats, still searching for that elusive win, 0-8 on the season.

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  8. Still no sign of wanted man after late Friday night searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WBRZ

    A convicted felon continued his run from the law late Friday as a slew of authorities trailed him again overnight. Dennis Shampine has been eluding authorities since Tuesday when the first manhunt to find him, this one in Walker, put schools on lockdown after lunch.

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  9. Authorities gather late Friday near last spotting of wanted manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WBRZ

    A convicted felon continued his run from the law late Friday as a slew of authorities trailed him again into Saturday morning. Dennis Shampine has been eluding authorities since Tuesday when the first manhunt to find him, this one in Walker, put schools on lockdown after lunch.

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  10. LSP: Walker suspect possibly cornered in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WBRZ

    State Police said they believe search crews have cornered a convicted sex offender wanted on robbery and battery charges in a stand of woods near the Amite River Thursday. Crews have been using helicopters and search dogs to try and find Dennis Shampine after an LSP investigator spotted him near the border of East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes.

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  11. Walker schools locked down during police searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | WBRZ

    Walker Police sent out an alert to the community to be on the lookout for a man named Dennis Shampine, 33, who was seen around 11 a.m. on Corbin Avenue, according to a post on the department's Facebook page. Parents told News 2 that multiple students sent text messages to let them know about the lockdown.

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  12. Pedestrian killed on Florida Blvd. identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | WBRZ

    Walker police say Eggleston was heading westbound when he stopped his tractor-trailer in the center turning lane of Florida Boulevard at the North Corbin Road intersection. He got out of the cab and spoke to a nearby person.

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  13. Couple arrested on child cruelty, drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WBRZ

    Police arrested a couple on drug and child cruelty charges after investigators said the pair was found passed out in their truck at a traffic signal with their 2-year-old boy in the back seat. Walker police said they got a call Monday afternoon from a motorist who said they had been passed by a pickup which was being driven very erratically.

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  14. Residents, church extend olive branch over planned cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | WBRZ

    Ahead of a protest over a planned cemetery near a neighborhood in unincorporated Livingston Parish, homeowners and leaders of a nearby church exchanged an olive branch. A protest had been planned for Wednesday evening since people were upset about the plans for a graveyard just north of Walker on Walker Road North.

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  15. Couple accused of having meth lab componentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | WBRZ

    Police in Walker arrested a Denham Springs couple after officers said they found a "one pot" meth lab in their car this week. Police accused Selena Ducharme, 35, and Brandon Ducharme, 34, of creating and operating a meth lab as well as possessing marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.

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  16. LPSO to host concealed carry classRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | WBRZ

    The sheriff's office said skilled instructors would teach students how to safely and confidently handle a weapon in situations where public safety is at stake. The course features both classroom and weapons firing instruction and is designed to provide students with the necessary experience and knowledge needed to apply for and obtain a concealed carry permit in the state of Louisiana.

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  17. New business site gets certification in WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | WBRZ

    For the first time ever in Livingston Parish, a tract of land has been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development certified-sites program.

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  18. Walker couple pleads guilty to child cruelty, drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | WBRZ

    A couple arrested by police in June for leaving their 6-month-old daughter locked in a parked car at a Walker department store pleaded guilty to the child cruelty and drug charges against them on Tuesday.

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