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Judge orders Joshual Hilton held without bail until his August trial on drug, gun charges

District Judge Chip Moore, over the objections of defense lawyer Chris Alexander, agreed with East Baton Rouge Parish Assistant District Attorney Larry McAlpine that Joshual...

Community column for Feb. 14

Debbie Harris and Jane Dimattia were coffee chairwomen, and Lois Saye and Carolyn Chaney were greeters. Providing refreshments were Elaine Atkinson, Diane Finley, Winnie Gill,...

Recent births at St. Tammany Parish Hospital June 16 to Aug. 4, 2016

Julius O'Shea McGee, born July 17, son of LaChanda K. McGee. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Kase Anthony Burkhalter ... 10 pounds, 4 ounces.

Trump family bonded over bricks, mortar, politics

Fast forward six decades, and Donald Trump's three oldest children, all thirty-somethings, are vice presidents in his real estate empire as well as top advocates...

Community column for July 26

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO -- Woman's Club -- The Woman's Club elected officers and executive board members at its year-end general membership meeting July 11. Shown are,...

The Wordsmith: Aesop Rock hits the Varsity stage

“The Shining,” the 1980s horror classic starring Jack Nicholson and directed by Stanley Kubrick, was the first thing Bavitz thought of for the video project.

With draft set Thursday, Tulane's Stephen Alemais and Jake Rogers look to pro baseball

Advocate photo by Buddy Delahoussaye-- Louisiana-Lafayette infielder Joe Robbins (12) attempts to breakup the double play as Tulane infielder Stephen Alemais (2) makes the throw...

2016 Cadillac Escalade

“We have the largest Cadillac Escalade selection in the state of Louisiana,” said JK Khamiss, general sales manager of Gerry Lane Cadillac. “The 2016 Escalade...

Ragin' Cajuns say they won't take Princeton lightly in Lafayette regional opener

“At this point, everybody's good,” coach Tony Robichaux said. “You've cut it down ... In those 10 games, seven regulars are hitting .324 or better,...

Look who's back: ex-Cajuns assistant Matt Deggs brings Sam Houston State to Lafayette

Deggs joined the Cajuns staff at midseason in 2012, and after that season, Deggs and head coach Tony Robichaux began to implement facets of the...

Kyle Clement's big day lifts Cajuns to 6-1 victory over Arkansas State

Sports Radio ESPN 1420“We got a 3-1 road week, and I hope that's a sign of things turning around,” coach Tony Robichaux said. “We let...

Ragin' Cajuns and TCU are ready for 'feel of a super regional' at Minute Maid Park

Junior second baseman Brenn Conrad (.636) has reached base on 11 of his last 13 plate appearances and leads the Cajuns in hitting, while reigning...

Livingston, Tangipahoa students earn SLU honors

... Larsen L. Glover, Aaron J. Guidry, Blake A. Guidry, Christy L. Hall, Sydney N. Hamilton, Eva A. Hoffmann, Amelia E. Holden, Courtney J. Hutchinson,...

Patricia Gannon: I'll drink to that

Among those wishing the couple well were mother of the bride, Katy Svendson, proud father Lawrence, maid of honor Courtney Svendson, bridesmaid Shea Svendson, groom's...

LSU holds summer graduation ceremonies for 672 students, from ages 20 to 64

... Matthew Alexander Gallagher, Shreveport; Jada Olivia Gonzalez, Paradis; Ashlyn Elise Griffin, Fort Worth, Texas; Krista Opal Halford, Pearland, Texas; Ashley Nichole Hamilton, Houma; Christian...

Bruce Museum's 'Splendor' exhibit fit for a king (or prince)

Salomen van Ruisdael's painting is featured in "Northern Baroque Splendor" at the Bruce Museum, Greenwich, through April 12, 2015. It is titled "River Landscape with...

Le Cercle de Bacchus to introduce debs

Baton Rouge and breast cancer awareness education and is a finance major. Her grandparents are Ralph Kelleher and the late Charlotte Kelleher and Beverly Fry...

Tigers lose Rob Bolden; baseball's Jared Foster in the mix?

East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore is still deciding whether to charge Mills. Mills has been replaced on the depth chart by sophomore Rickey...

Vargas: Burden of proof tackles Jimmy Graham, but payday could still be coming

Those numbers justify a contract that by at least $1 million exceeds the $9 million per year the New England Patriots are giving top-paid tight...

Jindal administration repays treasury for higher ed loan

Most of the untraditional revenue was budgeted for higher education. When the dollars didn't come in fast enough, public colleges and universities took out loans...

NO project could serve as model for special ed revamp

Claitor has twice voted “no” on this year's public school spending plan — the lone dissenter in the Senate — because of concerns about how...

Stop & Shop introduces Norwalk Hospital FastCare Clinic in Fairfield

Nurse practitioner Bobbi Duffy-Hidalgo, APRN, in the exam room at the new Norwalk Hospital Fast Care walk-in clinic recently opened at the Super Stop &...

Wide receiver Brandin Cooks enters New Orleans Sainthood

Washington Post So getting Cooks, who ran the 40-yard dash in a blazing 4.33 seconds at the NFL combine in late February, became a bigger priority...

Theatre Baton Rouge makes most of 'You Can't Take It With You'

Essie's husband, Ed, distributes her candies and is an amateur printer and xylophone player. Their maid, Rheba (Paris Jackson), has a boyfriend, Donald (Roger Ferrier),...

Former Saints DL/LB Will Smith headed to New England

Smith spent most of his career as a 4-3 defensive end, but last year he was asked to become a 3-4 outside linebacker after Rob...

Boehner to appoint select Benghazi committee

ABC News Also, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced plans Friday to subpoena Secretary of State John Kerry to testify...

Baton Rouge area calendar for April 25-May 1, 2014

MUSIC AND MUDBUGS: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Robert A. Bogan Fire Museum, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge Building, 427 Laurel St. Beer, crawfish, live music...

Judge: Rombach can proceed with case against state

... dragged John's reputation through the mud for five years, and ensured that he could not find a job anywhere in state government after the...

LeBron James, Dwayne Wade lead Heat

MiamiHerald.com SPURS 90, MAVERICKS 85: In San Antonio, Tim Duncan scored 27 points, and San Antonio held Dallas to one field goal in the final seven...

Astros' George Springer makes debut

He missed the end of the 2013 season due to Tommy John surgery and remains on the disabled list to start the 2014 season. Photo:...

Lafayette police blotter for April 6, 2014

CHRISTOPHER D. BROUSSARD: 48, of the 200 block of Caleb Street, Breaux Bridge. He was booked on hold for the .... CAMERON ALEXANDER SIMMONS: 19,...

Judges rule funding needed before CarQuest murder cases can proceed

East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III said Thursday his office won't appeal an appellate court's postponement of Lee Turner Jr.'s capital murder...

Pam's Party Line for March 30, 2014

Diane Finley chaired the fundraiser. Brush with Burden. My next stop was the LSU AgCenter's Botanic Gardens, where William Crowell's painting, “Manchac Mansion,” received Best...

Jockeys ride tough and tight as Rosehill shines

A bet of $160,000 at $1.65 on Earthquake in the Reisling Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday was accepted by Sportsbet, according to its representative, Rob...