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  • The Future: Justin Reid Play Video

    August 7, 2014 7:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Justin Reid might have a famous last name, but he's out to create a name for himself during his senior football season at Dutchtown. Sports 2's Brian Holland brings us the first installment of his series "The Future" and introduces us to the younger brother of... more »
  • APSO: 5 arrested in car burglary spree

    July 25, 2014 4:03 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - An investigation by detectives into nearly 30 reports of theft from unlocked vehicle in Ascension Parish earlier in July has led to the arrest of five parish residents on numerous burglary charges. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said they received a large number of complaints of items... more »
  • Bats leave Dutchtown High School

    April 8, 2014 6:28 AM

    DUTCHTOWN - Like uninvited houseguests, the bats at Dutchtown High finally got the hint from their hosts after a prolonged stay at the school in northwestern Ascension Parish and left. School officials tell The Advocate (http://bit.ly/1g1dwfB ) the Mexican free-tailed bats are gone and, hopefully, won't be back after changes... more »
  • Discrimination case against Ascension Schools begins Play Video

    February 18, 2014 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A discrimination case filed against the Ascension Parish School Board in 2008 began Tuesday with opening statements and testimony from school board members and parents in the district. The case stems from a move the board made in 2008 to help alleviate overcrowding at Dutchtown Middle... more »
  • Local High School Signings Roundup Play Video

    February 5, 2014 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Here's a roundup of signees from 4 parishes and 15 high schools around Baton Rouge on signing day: At Central High, the Wildcats follwed up a state quarterfinal birth with a handful of seniors moving on to the college ranks: Donald Lewis junior is heading... more »
  • Three area school districts leading way in technology Play Video

    February 5, 2014 6:00 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Ascension Parish Schools are one of nine districts in the state and three in our area highlighted for their use of technology in schools Wednesday. In the past two years the state has increased technology in school districts, with 47 districts meeting the state's expectations of one computer... more »
  • Dutchtown eliminates Woodlawn Play Video

    November 15, 2013 11:43 PM

    GEISMAR - The Dutchtown Griffins eliminated the Woodlawn Panthers with a 41-20 final score. The Griffins took advantage of four Woodlawn interceptions, and strung together some explosive plays on offense to advance to the second round. Dutchtown will play John Ehret in the next round of the LHSAA... more »
  • Thursday Jamborees kick off high school football season Play Video

    August 29, 2013 10:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The high school football season finally kicked off Thursday night with several area schools enjoying an early start to the jamborees. Port Allen took care of Albany 12-6 and Dutchtown blanked Walker 14-0. For more from the Jamborees, tune in to the High School Blitz... more »
  • Family holds heart screenings after 14-year-old dies Play Video

    August 10, 2013 6:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of a teen who died suddenly from cardiac arrest last year has taken it upon themselves to try to prevent another unexpected death. Burke Cobb died at the age of 14 in the Dutchtown High School gym after football practice. His death is still... more »
  • Ascension schools mull athletic facility upgrades Play Video

    July 17, 2013 5:49 PM

    GONZALES - The fieldhouse at East Ascension High School has become a point of pride, from Glenn Dorsey's jersey hanging in the lobby to the building's geographical convenience. "We jog out on the sidewalk to the track. We have practice fields ten yards away," said Paul Bourgeois, the school's... more »
  • Diesel thieves "hacked" fuel pumps Play Video

    July 3, 2013 6:10 PM

    DUTCHTOWN- Ascension Parish deputies arrested a couple from Violet, after patrols spotted their suspicious van stealing diesel early Tuesday morning. Deputies charged Brandon Angelety, 32, and his wife, Jairomeora Angelety, 30, with felony theft of diesel fuel. Investigators said the pair were first spotted on surveillance footage at... more »
  • More deputies patrol Ascension Parish schools

    April 2, 2013 5:39 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - More Ascension Parish deputies will patrol schools in the district soon. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has extra deputies shadowing current school resource officers as they patrol school buildings, part of a program that will boost the number of deputies watching over students to 16. "Now... more »
  • 3 accused "Christmas Vandals" busted

    December 13, 2012 5:27 PM

    DUTCHTOWN- Three teenagers have been arrested, accused of destroying thousands of dollars worth of Christmas displays in Ascension Parish. The trio has been nicknamed the "Christmas Vandals" by deputies. A tip led to the break in the case. Roarke Dunn, Rendell Reid and Adam Dellucci face charges in... more »
  • Surveillance video shows Christmas light vandals

    December 11, 2012 3:17 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - Sheriff's deputies released home surveillance video of three vandals who destroyed a number of Christmas displays in Ascension Parish this weekend. Deputies said 19 homes' light displays were destroyed in the Old Dutchtown subdivision Saturday night. One home raising money with their display for the St. Jude... more »
  • Vandals destroy Ascension Parish Christmas light displays

    December 8, 2012 8:08 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH- A Dutchtown community is rebuilding and replacing thousands of dollars worth of lights after vandals ransacked an entire neighborhood's Christmas displays. It happened overnight Friday in the Old Dutchtown subdivision off Highway 74 in Ascension Parish. Scott Raposo's elaborate display of 57,000 lights was hit. ... more »
  • Gas station problem could lead to costly repairs Play Video

    September 26, 2012 5:28 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - Many drivers say they had diesel in their gas-burning cars after filling up over the weekend at a Dutchtown gas station. Drivers told News 2 today about problems at the RaceTrac on Highway 73. Service technicians at LeBlanc Nissan say at least four customers have brought vehicles... more »
  • Ascension shelters opening Tuesday morning

    August 27, 2012 5:15 PM

    GONZALES - Emergency officials in Ascension Parish announced evacuation shelters would open tomorrow morning for people in the parish. Director Rick Webre of the parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness said the shelters at Donaldsonville High School and Dutchtown High School will open at 5 a.m. Tuesday.... more »
  • Ascension Schools building on a new year Play Video

    August 1, 2012 6:03 PM

    DUTCHTOWN- One week away from the first day of school, construction is still underway at Dutchtown Middle School where crews are building a new gym, expanding the cafeteria and building a new classroom building. But school administrators say construction shouldn't affect students. "It does look like a construction... more »
  • 14-year-old dies after football practice

    July 19, 2012 10:02 PM

    DUTCHTOWN- Coaches are still trying to come to grips with the loss of a freshman football player at the town's high school. James Cobb collapsed in the school gym, playing basketball after football practice Thursday. He died at an area hospital. He was 14-years-old. "We lost one of... more »
  • Dutchtown student collapses at school, dies Play Video

    July 19, 2012 4:08 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - A Dutchtown High student collapsed this afternoon at the school gym and later died, according to officials. A school coach identified the student as James "Burke" Cobb, who was going to be a freshman this fall. A school spokesperson said the student had finished football practice... more »
  • APSO connects teens to school burglaries

    July 11, 2012 5:47 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - Sheriff's deputies arrested three teens today in connection with vandalism and thefts from Ascension Parish schools over the last couple of weeks. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said deputies responded to a burglar alarm at Dutchtown High School around 3:15 a.m. and saw the teens on the campus.... more »
  • People near plant explosion notified about danger Play Video

    March 22, 2012 5:48 PM

    GEISMAR- People who live within three miles of a plant that exploded Thursday morning said they didn't know anything was wrong, despite hearing loud noises and seeing flames coming from the plant for hours before the blast. People say that's because they're used to it, and know they'll be... more »
  • Death penalty off table in Dutchtown slaying

    March 13, 2012 2:34 PM

    GONZALES, La.- Prosecutors in Ascension Parish say they have decided not to seek the death penalty against a man accused in a 22-year-old kidnapping, rape and slaying of an 18-year-old Dutchtown woman. Prosecutors agreed Monday to reduce a first-degree murder charge against 56-year-old Tolbert Morris of Carville to second-degree murder... more »
  • High School football prank upsetting some in Ascension Parish

    October 5, 2011 10:26 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH- A prank between two high schools before this Friday's football game have some in the two communities upset. Dutchtown High School and St. Amant High School are set to play in St. Amant. But a letter, and a care package arrived on the St. Amant campus ahead... more »
  • Pedestrian killed while crossing La. Hwy 73 identified

    March 14, 2011 2:49 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - A Marrero man was killed Sunday night in Ascension Parish after being hit by a van on Louisiana Highway 73, State Police said. Brandon Rome, 25, was crossing the highway near its intersection with Louisiana Highway 74, the Advocate reported. Trooper Russell Graham II said a... more »
  • Carville man indicted in 1990 slaying of teen

    November 16, 2010 6:43 AM

    GONZALES - An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted a Carville man in the rape and slaying of an 18-year-old woman abducted from a Dutchtown convenience store in 1990. Tolbert Morris is charged with second-degree kidnapping, aggravated rape and first-degree murder in the slaying of Tammy Laine Bowers. Prosecutors... more »
  • High school football playoff brackets released

    November 7, 2010 9:46 PM

    Dutchtown head coach Benny Saia said he expected to be the number 1 seed in the Class 5A playoffs when the brackets were released this afternoon. "We felt like we would be there after winning week 10," Saia said. "We didn't think we'd drop but it's a great accomplishment... more »
  • Dutchtown survives East St. John in 2 OT 48-41

    October 29, 2010 11:03 PM

    Many people did not know what to expect from the Dutchtown Griffins. Benny Saia's boys entered tonight's game undefeated with a record of 8-0. But the 4th ranked Griffins were playing 6th ranked East St. John, also undefeated with a record of 8-0. It was the second straight week the... more »
  • Neighbors think Carville man couldn't be a murderer

    October 28, 2010 6:16 PM

    CARVILLE- A man accused of murdering a teenager is behind bars after spending 20 years in the same community the crime happened in. Tolbert Morris was arrested just hours after he was named as an accomplice in the 1990 murder of 19-year-old Tammy Bowers by Herman Frazier, who made... more »
  • Dutchtown takes down Lutcher 28-14

    September 3, 2010 11:17 PM

    The Dutchtown Griffins entered Lutcher's house and walked away with a 28-14 victory. Coach Benny Saia's tema received a hufe offensive punch from running back Effrem Reed. The senior accounted for three first half touchdowns en route to a 28-10 victory. Turnovers were also the story as the Bulldogs coughed... more »
  • Dutchtown advances to semis, showdown with Bears set

    May 14, 2010 9:52 PM

    Dutchtown left fielder Mason Nickens went 3-for-3, including a key RBI-single in the bottom of the fifth, as the Griffins rallied past Brother Martin 4-2 in the LHSAA 5A Baseball Quarterfinals Friday evening at Tulane's Greer Field at Turchin Stadium. With the win, Dutchtown improves to 28-10 on the year... more »
  • Car crash breaks gas main

    January 16, 2010 9:48 PM

    Update: The Ascension Parish Sheriff tells News 2 the car that crashed in Dutchtown was stolen from Baton Rouge. 19-year-old Terry Johnson, of New Orleans, allegedly stole a car. Ascension Parish deputies were on the lookout for him. When a deputy turned on his lights behind Johnson, they say he... more »
  • Road closures in Ascension Parish

    December 8, 2009 10:13 AM

    Heavy rain caused numerous road closures in Ascension Parish. As of 9 a.m. Tuesday, the following roads/intersections were closed because of standing water: -Pelican Crossing, Darrow -Beau Douglas at Pelican Point, Darrow -LA 308, Donaldsonville -Evangeline Ave., Donaldsonville -Tiggy Duplessis at LA 621, Duplessis -Louis White at McDaniels, Dutchtown -South... more »
  • Eric Reid selected to U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    November 12, 2009 3:49 PM

    Eric Reid will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Reid is a Dutchtown Senior Safety that has committed to play at LSU. He's a four-star recruit and makes only the third player from the Baton Rouge region to be selected to the most prestigious high school bowl game.... more »
  • Dutchtown defeats Parkview

    October 3, 2009 12:16 AM

    Dutchtown spoils Parkview Baptist Eagles perfect season. more »

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