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    DHH: Escaped inmate in East Feliciana

    DHH: Escaped inmate in East Feliciana

    Updated: 1:13 PM 9/20/2014

    JACKSON - Department of Health and Hospital officials say a man escaped from a mental health institution in East Feliciana on Friday afternoon.

    Officials say Kent Douglas got out of the Eastern Louisiana Mental Hospital in Jackson La. and that he is a non-violent offender.

    DHH could not give a description of Douglas or his age due to HIPAA regulations, but they are working close with the East Feliciana sheriff's department to find Douglas.

     

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    Southern builds 24-10 halftime lead on Prairie View A&M in SWAC opener

    Southern builds 24-10 halftime lead on Prairie View A&M in SWAC opener

    Updated: 8:16 PM 9/20/2014

    PRAIRIE VIEW, TX - The Southern Jaguars built a 24-10 lead over Prairie View A&M in their SWAC opener on the strength of some big offensive plays and an opportunistic defense. The Jaguars struck first as Lenard Tillery scored on a 21 yard touchdown run to give the Jags... (More)
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    Dak Prescott leads the way as Mississippi State heads towards upset of LSU

    Dak Prescott leads the way as Mississippi State heads towards upset of LSU

    Updated: 8:04 PM 9/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Dak Prescott continues to create, and capitalize, on scoring opportunities as Mississippi State built a 31-10 lead on LSU in the 3rd quarter of both teams' SEC opener. Prescott threw a 74 yard touchdown pass to Jameon Lewis to make the score 31-10, and also broke... (More)
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    Police: 2 dead in WBR crash

    Police: 2 dead in WBR crash

    Updated: 1:14 PM 9/20/2014

    PORT ALLEN - State police say two people were killed after rear ending another vehicle in an early morning crash in Port Allen. It happened on US Hwy 190 west of Bueche Road in Port Allen. Police say the crash closed 190 for about 3 hours Saturday morning. ... (More)
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    Construction begins at Baton Rouge development

    Construction begins at Baton Rouge development

    Updated: 11:59 AM 9/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Work has started on the Onyx Residences, a $7 million mixed-use development in downtown Baton Rouge. The project is at corner of Third and Convention streets. The Onyx Residences will include 28 apartments on top of 5,600 square feet of commercial space. The apartments will range... (More)
  • National News

    Weekly address promotes Islamic State countermeasures

    Weekly address promotes Islamic State countermeasures

    Updated: 10:37 AM 9/20/2014

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama used his weekly media message to promote his policies aimed at blunting Islamic State militants who control large swaths of Iraq and Syria. Emphasizing that it's not just America's fight, Obama repeated his vow not to commit troops to fighting another ground war in Iraq,... (More)
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    Florida State suspends Winston for entire game

    Florida State suspends Winston for entire game

    Updated: 10:34 AM 9/20/2014

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletics director Stan Wilcox have announced that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday. Winston was originally suspended for just the first half after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about female anatomy... (More)
  • Local News

    Murdered teen honored with football jersey

    Updated: 10:23 AM 9/20/2014

    DONALDSONVILLE - A community remembered 15-year-old Brandon Augusta under the Friday night lights this week. Augusta was murdered; his body was found beaten to death behind a levee a month ago. He had been missing for a week. Law enforcement is still searching for the killer. Donaldsonville High... (More)
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    Pat Shingleton: "From the Garden to the Freezer"

    Pat Shingleton: "From the Garden to the Freezer"

    Updated: 5:00 AM 9/20/2014

    Recent wet weather has slightly delayed our sugarcane harvest. The purchase of the "deep-freezer" by my dad in the 1960s became a storage locker for the fruits and vegetables from our garden in Ellwood City, PA. As noted in a previous column, fruit trees included: apple, pear, peach, plum and... (More)
  • Southern Sports

    Southern ready for SWAC opener versus Prairie View

    Updated: 12:04 AM 9/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern is the reigning SWAC Champs, but there not focusing any time on past achievements. The Jags starting their road to a 2014 crown against the Panthers of Prairie View A&M. Southern and Prairie View, picked in the preseason to finish first and second in the... (More)
  • HS Sports

    High School Football - Week 3 Scores

    Updated: 12:02 AM 9/20/2014

    High School Football Friday's Scores courtesy of The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Adams Christian, Miss. 46, Cenla Christian Academy 14 Airline 28, Franklin Parish 14 Amite 20, Southern Lab 16 Archbishop Shaw 56, South Lafourche 15 Ascension Catholic 23, Christian Life Academy 12 Avoyelles 40, Jonesboro-Hodge 26 Basile 42,... (More)
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    Catholic rides Guice to 3-0 record with win over Denham Springs

    Updated: 12:00 AM 9/20/2014

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Catholic High once again used its star running back to overpower an opponent, as Derrius Guice led the way to a Bears 35-13 victory over Denham Springs Friday night. Guice kicked off the scoring with a touchdown catch from Ian Briam to make the score 7-0... (More)
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    Livonia rocks Port Allen 46-22

    Updated: 11:59 PM 9/19/2014

    The WBRZ Friday Night Blitz Game of the Week went in favor of the home team early and often. The Livonia Wildcats (2-0) raced out to a 32-6 lead over the visiting Port Allen Pelicans (2-1) and added two more scores to finish the night with the 46-22 week... (More)
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    Zachary routs East Feliciana 49-8

    Updated: 11:45 PM 9/19/2014

    ZACHARY - The Zachary Broncos turned a 14-0 halftime lead into a rout, taking down East Feliciana 49-8 Friday night. The Broncos stormed out of the locker room in the third quarter, scoring on their first 2 possessions within the first 5 minutes of play. Lindsay Scott, Jr.... (More)
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    Scotlandville stings Glen Oaks 48-6

    Updated: 11:39 PM 9/19/2014

    SCOTLANDVILLE - The Scotlandville Hornets scored on their first two possessions and never let Glen Oaks into the game in a 48-6 win over the Panthers Friday night. 

    The Hornets got big contributions from Reggie Cleveland, Levi Lewis and Kaleb Harmon, the latter of whom caught 2 touchdown passes from Lewis in the first quarter. 

    The Hornets improve to 2-1 and the Panthers fall to 0-3.

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    Plaquemine scores 29 unanswered to defeat Woodlawn 35-21

    Updated: 11:31 PM 9/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Plaquemine trailed Woodlawn 21-6 in the 1st quarter. They didn't allow another point for the rest of the game. The Devils pulling off the comeback victory, 35-21 over the Panthers, scoring 29 unanswered points. Plaquemine running back Austin Mitchell scoring three touchdowns on the night,... (More)
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