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  • Clinton releases plan to help coal country adapt to climate

    November 12, 2015 11:07 AM

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton has a $30 billion plan to help coal country adapt to climate policy. Clinton says her proposal will protect health benefits for coal miners and their families and help them retrain for new jobs. The Democratic presidential front-runner says the plan would help coal-dependent communities... more »
  • Board approves putting old school building up for sale

    October 6, 2015 10:05 PM

    CLINTON - The East Feliciana Parish School Board voted to move forward with a plan to sell a 77-year-old school building. Tuesday, the board approved having the building appraised. After an appraisal, the school building will be put on the market. Board members said the building, called the... more »
  • Clinton area water system issues boil advisory

    October 5, 2015 11:29 PM

    CLINTON - Water officials issued a boil order late Monday night. The order is for people in Water District 7 and includes Highway 961 between Highway 10 and Rist Road, all of McConnell Lane and Cox Lane. The order only impacts a few dozen homes in the area. ... more »
  • US: Clinton email storage safe not secure for some messages

    September 28, 2015 4:26 PM

    WASHINGTON - The State Department says it didn't provide Hillary Rodham Clinton's lawyer with a secure-enough method to read now-highly classified material from her homebrew email server because it didn't anticipate the messages would be deemed so secret. Officials installed a safe at her lawyer's office after the government... more »
  • Clinton to introduce prescription drug plan this week

    September 20, 2015 11:41 AM

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton says she'll roll out a new plan this week to control the cost of prescription drugs. The 2016 Democratic presidential front-runner said on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday that she often hears complaints about the "skyrocketing" costs of prescription drugs. She added that the proposal... more »
  • Deadly wreck investigated in Clinton check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 18, 2015 10:41 AM

    CLINTON - State police said an Amite man died and nine people were hurt in a three-vehicle wreck Tuesday morning in East Feliciana Parish. Troopers said 51-year-old James McFadden III died in the wreck on Plank Road north of LA 959 around 8 a.m. Investigators said an 18-year-old... more »
  • Hate crime prosecution historic for East Feliciana Parish check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 29, 2015 6:42 PM

    CLINTON- A hate crime arrest in Clinton Tuesday, is the first of its kind in East Feliciana Parish according to District Attorney Sam D'Aquilla. Ronnie Barnes, 54, was arrested accused of pulling a child's pants down and calling him the "n word." It happened at a gas station in... more »
  • Man accused of hate crime against child check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 28, 2015 3:47 PM

    CLINTON - Sheriff's deputies charged an East Feliciana Parish man with a hate crime after investigators said he pulled down the pants of a 12-year old child and called him a racial slur in public. Deputies charged 54-year-old Ronnie Barnes with misdemeanor simple battery on Saturday. Tuesday, he was... more »
  • Jindal back on campaign trail

    July 28, 2015 1:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal is back on the campaign trail, taking jabs at Hillary Clinton on Twitter Tuesday. Jindal, who suspended his presidential campaign after the deadly theater shooting in Lafayette last week, criticized Clinton's refusal to take a stance on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.... more »
  • In Iowa, Clinton says climate plan will promote renewables

    July 26, 2015 7:10 PM

    AMES, Iowa - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is unveiling a plan aimed at combating climate change that includes revisions in the tax code to promote renewable energy. In Iowa, the nation's second-leading wind energy producer, Clinton says people are "just not paying attention" if they don't acknowledge... more »
  • In South Carolina, Clinton hails Confederate flag's removal

    July 23, 2015 11:47 AM

    WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. - Hillary Rodham Clinton has praised South Carolina leaders for removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. But the Democratic presidential candidate says that action was only symbolic, and that all people in the country should unite behind the rallying cry - "black lives matter." During... more »
  • Clinton campaign vows to disclose its biggest fundraisers

    July 13, 2015 6:44 PM

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign says it will make public a list of its biggest fundraisers, a promise no other 2016 candidate has yet made. Campaigns are not required to provide a list of "bundlers" - people who ask their friends and family to write checks in support... more »
  • East Feliciana residents to see drop in fire insurance rates

    June 17, 2015 4:10 AM

    CLINTON- Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon says some East Feliciana Parish residents will see a drop in fire insurance rates. Homeowners living in Jackson, outside of Jackson corporate limits, and Wilson, outside of the Wilson corporate limits, can expect significant reductions in their fire insurance premiums. The reduced rates... more »
  • Court orders State Dept. to release Clinton emails monthly

    May 27, 2015 4:10 PM

    WASHINGTON - A federal judge has ordered the State Department to release batches of Hillary Rodham Clinton's email correspondence from her time as the nation's top diplomat every 30 days starting on June 30. U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras also laid out completion targets for the agency to meet, as... more »
  • $3.5 million in federal funds given to 6 La. health centers

    May 6, 2015 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Six Louisiana health centers have been awarded $3.5 million in federal funds. The centers will use the funding from the Affordable Care Act to provide primary health care services in needy communities. Two community health centers in New Orleans and one in Clinton are among the six... more »
  • East Feliciana School Board chooses new superintendent

    April 22, 2015 8:33 AM

    CLINTON- The East Feliciana Parish School Board has voted to offer a contract as superintendent to Carlos J. Sam, an associate superintendent in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system. Sam, also a finalist for superintendent of Lafayette Parish schools, tells The Advocate he would withdraw from the scheduled Wednesday... more »
  • Wistful, humorous Romney looks back as he ponders '16

    January 29, 2015 3:25 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Mitt Romney still says he's thinking about running for president again in 2016. But he's doing his best not to tip his hand. At Mississippi State University on Wednesday, Romney acted like a candidate when he shook hands and posed for pictures at a local barbecue joint.... more »
  • Boil advisory in East Feliciana

    November 22, 2014 5:46 PM

    CLINTON - Some residents in East Feliciana are under a boil advisory. Officials say people living along La. hwy 960 in Clinton will need to boil their water before consuming it. No word yet on what caused the boil advisory or when it will be lifted. more »
  • Celebrate Halloween a day early check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 30, 2014 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Halloween isn't until Friday, but there are plenty of spooky celebrations scheduled tonight across the area. The Baton Rouge Police Department is hosting Boo with the Blue from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The event is family-friendly and will include a haunted house, food and games a costume contest.... more »
  • RSVP for Clinton and Landrieu campaign event

    October 18, 2014 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's campaign asks voters who plan on attending the campaign rally with Former President Bill Clinton to RSVP before the afternoon event. This will be the second time Clinton visits Louisiana for Landrieu, whose main GOP opponents are U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy and... more »
  • Clinton, Bush launching new scholars program

    September 8, 2014 3:10 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are launching a new scholars program at four presidential libraries, aiming to help academics and business leaders learn more about presidential leadership. The 42nd and 43rd presidents are speaking at an event Monday at the Newseum to announce the... more »
  • Clinton FD put out fire at dental office

    September 1, 2014 10:55 AM

    CLINTON - Firefighters and police responded to a Clinton dental office Monday morning after the owner called to report his office was on fire. Dr. Carl Anderson contacted authorities around 8 a.m. when he arrived at his office on 12242 Silliman Street in Clinton Monday morning and saw flames... more »
  • Child injured after hit getting off bus check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 26, 2014 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 7-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after she was hit by a passing truck as she was getting off the school bus in Clinton yesterday. The girl is listed in serious condition, suffering from several broken bones. One woman who saw the wreck broke... more »
  • LSP: Vehicle passed school bus, hit child

    August 25, 2014 4:51 PM

    CLINTON - State Police said a child was hurt after they got off their school bus in Clinton and was hit by another vehicle. Troopers said it happened around 3:15 p.m. on Highway 67. State Police said a vehicle passed the stopped bus and hit the child, who... more »
  • This OMV only has one employee check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 15, 2014 8:19 PM

    CLINTON - State lawmakers say the wait times are too high at Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles locations, and it's created a problem for those who need to get their paperwork organized on time. Rep. Kenneth Havard says he's had constituents call complaining of 90 minute wait times. In... more »
  • Boil advisory in East Feliciana

    August 10, 2014 3:05 PM

    CLINTON, La. - A boil advisory has been issued in East Feliciana effective immediately. The advisory affects those who live in Clinton along La. hwy 960, Gilead Road, Hatcher Road and River Road. Water District #7 says people living in those areas should boil their water before drinking... more »
  • More Clinton White House records to be released

    July 16, 2014 9:02 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Archives says it will release previously restricted records from the Clinton White House on Supreme Court nominations, Osama bin Laden and Vice President Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign. About 1,000 pages of documents will be released Friday through the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock,... more »
  • Clinton to host two festivals Play Video

    July 3, 2014 5:05 PM

    CLINTON - People in East Feliciana Parish are celebrating the July Fourth with two events this year. The Red, White and Blueberry festival will kick off at noon on Friday and at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning in downtown Clinton. A second event called the Red, White and... more »
  • Woman killed in East Feliciana crash

    June 30, 2014 5:42 AM

    CLINTON - According to State Police, a Jackson woman was killed in a single-car accident in East Feliciana Parish late Sunday night. Investigators say 66-year-old Jo Ann Ryals was not wearing her seat belt as she drove west along LA Hwy 10. They do not know why her SUV... more »
  • Renewed effort to find missing child in Clinton check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 18, 2014 3:21 PM

    CLINTON - There's a renewed push to find Wesley Dale Morgan after he vanished from his home 13 years ago. On Wednesday his family members fought the hot summer heat to hang the latest age progression flyers in area businesses. Last week the National Center for Missing and Exploited... more »
  • Clinton boy still missing after 13 years check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 14, 2014 5:21 PM

    CLINTON - After being missing for more than 13 years, the family of a missing boy has a new picture of what he would look like today. In May of 2001, search crews combed all around Clinton looking for a toddler who vanished. Wesley Dale Morgan was last seen... more »
  • New age-progression shows missing child at 15-years-old

    June 13, 2014 11:35 PM

    CLINTON- A new age-progression image of Wesley Morgan was released Friday. It's the first computer generated image in a years suggesting what Morgan, who disappeared when he was 2-years-old, would look like. The latest image shows Morgan possibly at 15. Morgan vanished on May 15, 2001. He was... more »
  • Boil advisory lifted for East Feliciana residents

    June 13, 2014 3:23 PM

    CLINTON - A rural water district lifted the boil order Friday issued a week ago for some East Feliciana Parish residents. Residents who live on Highway 432 east of Highway 961 no longer have to boil their water, according to Water District No. 7. The district issued the... more »
  • FBI promotes $10k reward in missing toddler cold case

    May 15, 2014 10:53 PM

    CLINTON- Recently, the FBI announced a $10,000 reward for a cold case involving a missing toddler. Wesley Dale Morgan disappeared 13-years-ago Thursday from East Feliciana Parish. In a recent report from The WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit, the team uncovered there is a renewed effort to find the boy,... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Missing toddler cold case reopened check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 12, 2014 6:30 PM

    CLINTON - This week, family members of a missing toddler who vanished from our area will mark a somber anniversary. Wesley Dale Morgan disappeared without a trace in Clinton 13 years ago. Tonight there's a renewed effort to find him. The FBI plans to release an updated age progression... more »
  • Woman accused of tossing shoe at Clinton released

    April 11, 2014 3:05 PM

    LAS VEGAS- Authorities say a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a Las Vegas speech has been freed after being given a misdemeanor disorderly conduct summons. Prosecutors said Friday that 36-year-old Alison Michelle Ernst was freed by Las Vegas police after being questioned by... more »
  • Boil Advisory in East Feliciana

    February 23, 2014 2:53 PM

    CLINTON, La. - Officials in District #7 have issued a boil advisory for some people in East Feliciana parish. People who live along Hwy 960 in Clinton are advised to boil their water for the time being. Officials will lift the advisory when tests for the water supply... more »
  • Boil order lifted in East Feliciana

    September 26, 2013 10:15 AM

    CLINTON - Officials have lifted a boil order enacted last week for some residents in Clinton. The advisory applied to Water District 7 and affected the area of River Road between Hwy. 10 and Rattlesnake Rd. more »
  • Boil advisory issued for parts of Clinton

    September 19, 2013 2:35 PM

    Clinton- A boil advisory has been issued for parts of Clinton in East Feliciana Parish. The advisory is for Water District number 7, which includes River Road between Highway 10 and Rattlesnake Road. Residents in these areas are urged to boil their water before using it for consumption.... more »
  • Deputies find meth labs under flowerpot

    September 12, 2013 7:22 AM

    CLINTON - East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a 31-year-old man on drug counts after investigating a domestic disturbance. Detective Don McKey says deputies went to the home of Brandon Cupit Wednesday to answer a complaint that he had allegedly struck his wife during an argument. McKey says... more »
  • People looking for ways to bring back Clinton curfew

    August 19, 2013 10:31 AM

    CLINTON - Support for an overnight curfew in Clinton continues even after the town's original, wide-ranging curfew ran into legal trouble. The town canceled the curfew after a lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of Clinton resident Tommy Mead. The measure banned pedestrians and drivers from the town's... more »
  • Town succumbs to ACLU, cancels curfew

    August 1, 2013 10:41 PM

    CLINTON- The city rescinded its 11 p.m. curfew Thursday, the deadline a judge gave the city to respond to a lawsuit arguing the law is unconstitutional. The two-month-old curfew bans people from milling about on city streets from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. The American Civil Liberties Union... more »
  • Town ordered to get new lawyer for curfew suit

    July 29, 2013 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A temporary restraining order hearing involving the town of Clinton's curfew has been set for Monday, Aug. 5. The hearing was scheduled during a telephone conference with Chief Judge Brian Jackson along with the plaintiff and defendant's attorneys. During the call, the judge also ordered the town... more »
  • ACLU files lawsuit to stop Clinton curfew check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 24, 2013 11:45 AM

    CLINTON - The ACLU of Louisiana filed suit on behalf of a Clinton resident today asking a judge to strike down the town's wide-reaching curfew. The ordinance requires everyone in town, including drivers, to be off the streets after 11 p.m. or face a $500 fine and possibly 30... more »
  • Families allowed to review Gerald pre-sentence report Play Video

    July 23, 2013 5:36 PM

    CLINTON - An attorney representing family members who lost seven loved ones in a drunk driving crash last year, called a pre-sentence report she read today "shocking." Today, family members got the opportunity to review that document, and what's not included in it is raising serious questions. Gerald killed... more »
  • Family of seven killed in crash protest sentencing

    July 23, 2013 10:56 AM

    CLINTON - Family members of seven people killed by a drunken driver in Slaughter rallied outside the Clinton courthouse today, where they will finally get to review a pre-sentence report for Brett Gerald. The family members held signs claiming judicial racism on the part of the judge in the... more »
  • Clinton's police chief making good on promise to bust outlaws

    July 15, 2013 11:41 PM

    CLINTON- People who skipped court and skipped a second chance at getting issues cleared with the town's police department are being arrested. Police Chief Fred Dunn arrested people Monday, the second day of busts related to his amnesty program. Saturday morning he started his round up. "When we... more »
  • Police chief plans to arrest hundreds overnight Friday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 12, 2013 9:43 PM

    CLINTON - A town's amnesty program ends at midnight Friday evening, and the police chief has planned to round up hundreds of offenders. "Come take care of your citation or your warrant or you will be arrested, plan and simple," Clinton Police Chief Fredrick Dunn said. The program... more »
  • Town curfew extended further, ACLU calls it unconstitutional check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 10, 2013 9:55 PM

    CLINTON - Town leaders extended a measure to reduce crime even though some groups call it imprisonment of residents. "We looked at the numbers, and it's like 60 percent less crime," Clinton Police Chief Fredrick Dunn said. Dunn, the town's mayor and council agreed to put a curfew... more »
  • Time's running out for Clinton amnesty program check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 2, 2013 5:45 PM

    CLINTON - People with outstanding fines in Clinton have less than two weeks to pay up, or be locked up. The town is offering an amnesty program to help clear more than 1,000 warrants. Offenders can either pay in full or if they choose to take part in the... more »
  • Entire town under curfew for summer nights

    June 11, 2013 9:59 PM

    CLINTON - A small town in East Feliciana Parish is taking a drastic measure to stop crime. The Clinton mayor, the entire city council and the police chief have decided to implement a curfew for anyone in the town. The curfew started May 30th and will last until... more »
  • Deputies investigate murder near Clinton

    May 24, 2013 4:58 PM

    CLINTON- Deputies in East Feliciana are working a murder outside of town a department official told WBRZ News 2. Deputies confirmed that one person was dead at a house on Highway 10, about six miles east of town, and that a second person is in the hospital related to... more »
  • School leaders to talk about four-day school week

    April 18, 2013 9:48 PM

    CLINTON- School system leaders in East Feliciana Parish are considering a four-day school week. Monday, it will be discussed at a special board meeting. Earlier this month, voters said no to a property tax that would have funded system improvements. In October, Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. warned... more »
  • Superintendent says struggling district needed tax money

    April 7, 2013 7:17 PM

    CLINTON- More than 70-percent of voters rejected the property tax that would fund schools in East Feliciana Parish. "The election was for our students. And so we know what is needed for our students and so we were hoping for um a victory last night," says Superintendent Henderson Lewis.... more »
  • Police jury adopts new mobile home ordinance

    April 3, 2013 7:53 AM

    CLINTON - East Feliciana Parish Police Jury has approved a new ordinance regulating the placement of mobile homes in unincorporated areas of the parish. On Monday the jury chose a version supported by the parish's Planning and Zoning Commission over a proposal jury official Joe Rouchon said he developed in... more »
  • Tears flow as convicted killer gets 70 years check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 12, 2013 3:48 PM

    CLINTON - A man who killed seven people after a drunk driving crash in Slaughter last year won't get out of prison until he's a senior citizen. Brett Gerald, 30, was sentenced to 70 years in prison by Judge William Carmichael. At least 35 of those years must be... more »
  • Gerald faces sentencing for drunk driving deaths

    March 12, 2013 7:26 AM

    CLINTON - The man who police say was more than twice the legal limit when he crashed into another car head-on, killing seven people, will learn his fate today in an East Feliciana Parish courtroom. Brett Gerald pleaded guilty in December to seven counts of vehicular homicide, after originally... more »
  • State Police: man not wearing seatbelt killed in crash

    March 5, 2013 4:55 PM

    CLINTON- A 55-year old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 432 Tuesday. State Police said Lionel Terrell ran off the roadway, into a ditch and hit two trees. Investigators said Terrell was not wearing a seatbelt. Toxicology tests are pending. *********** Follow the... more »
  • Former bus driver sentenced to life in girl's rape

    February 22, 2013 8:48 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - A state district judge has sentenced a Clinton man to life in prison after his conviction July 17 for aggravated rape of a girl under the age of 13 on his school bus. William Staton's sentencing was delayed until Thursday. District Judge William G. Carmichael held two... more »
  • Wheelchair-bound man dies in Clinton fire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 5, 2013 5:28 PM

    CLINTON - Fire officials say a wheelchair-bound man died in an apartment fire Tuesday morning. It happened at the Clinton Manor Apartments. He was identified as 47-year old Christian Phillips. Clinton Fire Chief Doug Beauchamp says the fire was mostly smoldering when they arrived on scene before 7:30... more »
  • Clinton man dies in apartment fire

    February 5, 2013 9:07 AM

    CLINTON - Investigators identified a wheelchair-bound man who died this morning in a Clinton apartment which caught fire. The Clinton Fire Department said 47-year-old Christian Phillips died in the fire at the Clinton Manor Apartments today. Firefighters received the call around 7:18 a.m. and were on scene five minutes... more »
  • Independent high school sports association considered check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 30, 2013 5:50 PM

    CLINTON - After the Louisiana High School Athletic Association voted to split the football playoff brackets for public and private schools, some schools are considering other options. The decision has generated controversy among high school athletic programs. There has also been talk of breaking away from the LHSAA and... more »
  • Obama lauds Clinton as she prepares to leave

    January 28, 2013 2:30 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is lavishing praise on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as she prepares to leave his Cabinet. He calls her one of his closest advisers and says their shared vision for America's role in the world persuaded his one-time rival and potential successor to be... more »
  • Clinton: Department working to boost embassy security

    January 23, 2013 10:11 AM

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says her department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. missions worldwide, after the deadly September raid on the U.S. consulate in Libya. In what is probably her last appearance on Capitol Hill as the nation's top diplomat, Clinton... more »
  • Clinton to face Congress on Libya assault

    January 23, 2013 6:15 AM

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton faces tough questions in her long-awaited congressional testimony concerning the assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. Clinton is the sole witness Wednesday at back-to-back hearings before the Senate and... more »
  • Clinton, Carter join Obama inaugural gathering

    January 21, 2013 10:31 AM

    WASHINGTON - Former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter joined lawmakers and other dignitaries at the Capitol for President Barack Obama's ceremonial swearing-in Monday to a second term. The two men are the only living Democrats who have occupied the White House. Clinton was accompanied by his wife, Secretary of... more »
  • Clinton mayor picks new chief of police

    January 10, 2013 7:26 AM

    CLINTON - Newly elected Clinton Mayor Lori Ann Bell has appointed Fred G. Dunn as the town's police chief replacing Police Chief Eddie Stewart. Stewart, who had served three years as police chief during the administration of defeated Mayor Don Reason, left Wednesday's meeting without comment after the Board... more »
  • Clinton to testify on Libya assault Jan. 22

    January 8, 2013 1:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify on the deadly Sept. 11 assault in Libya on Jan. 22. That's the day after President Barack Obama's inauguration and the first day the Senate returns to Washington after a... more »
  • Kerry prepping for secretary of state confirmation

    January 3, 2013 1:25 PM

    WASHINGTON - The State Department says Sen. John Kerry, who President Barack Obama has nominated to be the next secretary of state, has started meeting with diplomatic staff to prepare for his confirmation. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says Kerry was at the department's Foggy Bottom headquarters Wednesday. She says... more »
  • Clinton leaves hospital after treatment for clot

    January 2, 2013 5:50 PM

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has been released from a New York hospital where she was treated for a blood clot in her head. Clinton spokesman Philippe Reines says her doctors advised her that she has been making progress on all fronts and are confident she will... more »
  • Clinton talking to staff as she recovers from clot

    January 2, 2013 2:52 PM

    WASHINGTON - Doctors say they expect Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to make a full recovery from a blood clot in her head. They also say there has been no neurological damage from the clot, which apparently developed when Clinton fainted and fell at her home. A stomach virus... more »
  • Doctors: Blood clot located in Clinton's head

    December 31, 2012 4:21 PM

    WASHINGTON - Doctors treating Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for a blood clot say the clot formed in her head but they stress that they are confident she will make a full recovery. In an update Monday on Clinton's condition, her doctors say the blood clot did not result... more »
  • Questions raised about Clinton investigation

    December 19, 2012 4:29 PM

    CLINTON- Defense attorneys in Baton Rouge accuse an investigator in Clinton of bullying two women well known in the town of Clinton. Alice Kent and Carol Shirley are well known in the community.  Both women were arrested last month, accused of malfeasance in office, money laundering, and racketeering for... more »
  • East Feliciana Parish considers tax vote

    December 10, 2012 9:12 AM

    CLINTON - The East Feliciana Parish School Board has started talking about raising more money for public education. The board's financial adviser, certified public accountant Tommy LeJeune, presented estimates of the amount of money that could be gained if voters approved a 28-, 38- or 48-mill property tax increase.... more »
  • Clinton defends Rice as 'stalwart' UN ambassador

    December 6, 2012 12:14 PM

    DUBLIN - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is defending U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice as a "stalwart colleague." Speaking Thursday in Dublin, Clinton said Rice has done a "great job" at the U.N. and that criticism of her initial explanation of the Sept. 11 attack on... more »
  • East Feliciana Police Jury adopts budget

    December 4, 2012 10:33 AM

    CLINTON - The East Feliciana Parish Police Jury has adopted a $7.6 million budget for 2013. The jury's financial adviser said Monday the budget conservatively estimates revenues and anticipates spending to remain nearly the same as this year. Accountant Phil Graham, who prepared the budget proposal, tells The Advocate the... more »
  • Clinton awarded quarter-million for public safety

    November 28, 2012 12:23 PM

    CLINTON - The town of Clinton received more than a quarter-million dollars in grant money this week to make public safety improvements. One grant worth $200,000 will be used to pay off the loan used to buy the town's first new fire truck in 15 years. Fire Chief Doug... more »
  • Clinton Mayoral race turning nasty in final weeks check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 27, 2012 3:39 PM

    CLINTON- Shocking allegations of wrongdoing surfaced today in East Feliciana Parish surrounding the Mayor's race. However, many of those allegations are just pranksters getting on telephones and causing trouble, according to Police Chief Eddie Stewart. "This morning, I was at work and got a call saying I would... more »
  • Two accused of stealing thousands from town non-profit

    November 9, 2012 5:34 PM

    CLINTON - Clinton Police accused two women of racketeering and money laundering after they said they laundered tens of thousands of dollars in donations and grant money for personal use, instead of their intended use to improve the town. Police arrested Carol Shirley, 66, and Alice Kent, 62, after... more »
  • Boil advisory lifted for Clinton

    November 6, 2012 11:44 AM

    CLINTON - Town officials lifted a boil order for Clinton earlier today. They said health department tests of water samples came back clean, and people could stop boiling as of 11 a.m. today. The town issued the boil order last week after a contractor installing fiber optic cables... more »
  • Boil order issued in Clinton

    November 2, 2012 3:08 PM

    CLINTON - Authorities in Clinton issued a boil water advisory for people on the town's water supply until further notice. City workers said a contractor installing fiber optic cables broke a water main, compromising the integrity of the town's water supply. The town recommended people bring water to... more »
  • Aide: Obama takes responsibility for Libya attack

    October 16, 2012 5:21 PM

    DENVER - A top campaign aide says that President Barack Obama takes responsibility for the consulate attack in Libya that killed four Americans. Deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter tells The Associated Press in a phone interview Tuesday that, quote, "every time an American dies abroad, everybody takes responsibility, from the... more »
  • E. Feliciana school board panel votes for layoffs

    October 11, 2012 10:20 AM

    CLINTON - The East Feliciana School Board's Finance Committee has voted to support laying off enough school employees to offset a looming deficit resulting from a drop in enrollment. The recommendation to begin the layoffs effective Oct. 31 goes to the full board for consideration at a special meeting Tuesday.... more »
  • E. Feliciana school board panel votes for layoffs

    October 11, 2012 8:15 AM

    CLINTON - The East Feliciana School Board's Finance Committee has voted to support laying off enough school employees to offset a looming deficit resulting from a drop in enrollment. The recommendation to begin the layoffs effective Oct. 31 goes to the full board for consideration at a special meeting... more »
  • Bill Clinton: GOP taking away students' rights

    October 3, 2012 2:01 PM

    DURHAM, N.H. - Former President Bill Clinton is telling college students in the battleground state of New Hampshire that they have the right to vote either where they attend school or at home. Clinton took aim at the state's disputed new voter registration law while campaigning for President Barack Obama... more »
  • Student enrollment drops, employees cut in EFP check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 28, 2012 6:00 PM

    CLINTON - Students in East Feliciana Parish school are leaving the parish. As a result, 20 school employees could lose their jobs. The district lost more than 100 students this year, resulting in a decrease of $800,000 in state money for the year. To make up for the loss,... more »

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