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  • Boil advisory issued for parts of East Feliciana Parish

    January 9, 2014 3:22 PM

    CLINTON- A boil advisory has been issued for parts of East Feliciana Parish. Residents who live in water district #7, or Highway 10 east of River Road, are urged to boil their water before consuming it. There's no word on when the advisory will be lifted. more »
  • West Feliciana schools changing grading period

    August 21, 2013 11:34 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - West Feliciana Parish Superintendent Hollis G. Milton told the school board that all the schools in the district will change from a six-week grading period to a nine-week grading system. Milton said this was in keeping with the state's more rigorous Common Core Standards in reading and... more »
  • Dozens of stolen iPads missing, five teens arrested Play Video

    July 23, 2013 6:31 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Nearly a month after 80 iPads and a laptop were stolen from West Feliciana High School, investigators said five arrested suspects are cooperating. Deputies arrested twin brothers Robert and Roderick Washington, 17, of St. Francisville along with three juveniles, ages 14, 15, and 16 on burglary... 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 »
  • Leaders agree to land deal for new hospital

    November 26, 2012 9:37 PM

    WEST FELICIANA- Plans to build a new hospital here are moving forward. Monday night, a land deal was worked-out between the Parish and the group in charge of the hospital. 7.26 acres will be sold to the Hospital Board for a new facility. The property is off Hwy. 61... more »
  • W. Feliciana expands one-to-one computer program

    November 26, 2012 10:21 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - The West Feliciana Parish school system continues to expand a program that puts computers into students' hands for use in class or at home. The program started in 2007 from a state grant. Jerome Matherne, the district's technology supervisor, tells The Advocate the one-to-one computer initiative now... more »
  • Disaster food aid sites to open in Felicianas

    September 20, 2012 8:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Residents in East Feliciana and West Feliciana parishes who were affected by Hurricane Isaac have seven days, beginning Thursday, to apply for disaster food benefits. State officials say they're opening sites at the East Feliciana Early Learning Center in Clinton and the Independence Community Center in... more »
  • Meetings set to review East Feliciana plan

    September 10, 2012 10:36 AM

    CLINTON - Meetings are scheduled this week for the public to review a draft plan for economic development, land use and transportation in East Feliciana Parish. The Advocate reports the first meeting will at J.D.'s Restaurant in Clinton Monday night. The second meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday... more »
  • Arrests made in possible murder in East Feliciana Parish

    July 6, 2012 2:36 PM

    Four people accused in a possible murder in East Feliciana Parish, are now under arrest. Detectives found the body of 59 year-old Katherine Hartman wrapped up in a sheet and dumped at the end of Lane Road in Ethel. Hartman was reported missing on June 25. Kendale... more »
  • Contract for new school chief

    May 6, 2012 8:28 AM

    CLINTON - East Feliciana Parish's new school system superintendent has a contract. The East Feliciana Parish school board reportedly has approved a contract for Henderson Lewis Jr. of Violet. The contract calls for Lewis to be paid a $128,000 base salary. The present superintendent, Douglas Beauchamp, is retiring on... more »
  • E. Feliciana picks new school chief

    April 13, 2012 6:54 AM

    CLINTON - The East Feliciana Parish School Board has voted to name Henderson Lewis as the next superintendent of schools. Thursday's 10-1 vote came after the public had a chance to meet Lewis and the other finalist, Edna Lusk Thomas. The board also questioned the two separately behind closed doors.... more »
  • Residents in West Feliciana concerned about flooding Play Video

    December 26, 2011 4:43 PM

    SAINT FRANCISVILLE - West Feliciana Parish has reason to be concerened with flooding tonight. Residents tells News 2 water levels on several different waterways have been higher than normal. They say a constant rain overnight made conditions much worse. Areas on or near Angola Road are already... more »
  • West Feliciana Parish corrections officer arrested

    October 6, 2011 3:08 PM

    A corrections Officer at the West Feliciana Parish Detention Center is in trouble with the law himself this afternoon. Deputies arrested Glenn Ford Jr. for allegedly bringing contraband into the detention center. He was booked with one count of malfeasance in office, and was released on a $50,000... more »
  • Boil advisory lifted in East Feliciana Parish

    July 8, 2011 2:43 PM

    The East Feliciana Rural Water System has lifted the boil advisory that was in place this past week. The advisory affected customers in the Bluff Creek area. more »
  • BR man, 77, drowns while fishing in lake

    February 21, 2011 11:14 AM

    WILSON, La. - A 77-year-old Baton Rouge man has drowned in a private lake on his property in Wilson. East Feliciana Parish Sheriff Talmadge Bunch says Clark W. Taylor was fishing Saturday with his brother when he fell out of his boat and went under shortly before 12:30 p.m.... more »
  • Judge rejects arguments in West Feliciana theft case

    February 11, 2011 2:46 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - A state district judge rejected arguments Thursday on behalf of a West Feliciana Parish police juror asserting that the state lacks authority to investigate atax-exempt church's finances. Attorneys for Juror John Cobb, 52, asked 20th Judicial District Judge William G. Carmichael to throw out... more »
  • Escaped W. Feliciana inmate spotted in Slidell area

    January 6, 2011 12:02 PM

    SLIDELL – Authorities are searching the Slidell area for an escaped inmate from West Feliciana Parish after he was spotted this morning. Sheriff Jack Strain said they received a tip that David St. Germain was seen early Thursday morning by a woman he had been acquainted with for several years.... more »
  • Boil advisory issued in East Feliciana Parish

    January 5, 2011 2:54 PM

    A boil advisory has been issued for parts of East Feliciana Parish. The East Feliciana Reeves Morgan Water System has experienced problems with the water supply system at the Dawson Road Well. The boil advisory is effective immediately and includes the following areas: Hatfield Lane, Motel Lane, Highway... more »
  • Escaped inmate still at large in W. Feliciana Parish

    January 3, 2011 12:39 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Authorities are warning people in West Feliciana Parish to be on their guard as they continue their search for an escaped inmate. 45-year-old David St. Germain was noticed missing from the parish jail around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Investigators believe he cut or ripped open a hole... more »
  • Gas station wall smashed in East Feliciana burglary

    October 18, 2010 11:48 AM

    A gas station in East Feliciana Parish is missing its safe, and a good portion of its south wall, after a smash-and-grab burglary. Investigators say a vehicle drove through the wall of the Mobil gas station near the intersection of LA 61 and LA 68 sometime late Sunday or... more »
  • LSP: sheriff's son shot in road rage incident

    October 4, 2010 12:36 PM

    The son of East Feliciana Parish's sheriff is recovering after he was shot twice while driving to work this morning. Louisiana State Police said 31-year-old Bennett Bunch is in stable condition after the incident on Plank Road south of Clinton. Investigators said at this time it appears to be... more »
  • Police search for Honduran man after kidnapping in Zachary

    September 24, 2010 5:47 PM

    Authorities are searching for a man who kidnapped a woman in Zachary after ramming his vehicle into hers. Zachary Police said the woman was driving down Fenwood around 11 a.m. when the suspect, 23-year-old Pedro A. Rodriguez, ran into her car and then jumped into it, abducting her. The victim... more »
  • Child stabbed to death in West Feliciana Parish

    June 10, 2010 2:50 PM

    Authorities in West Feliciana Parish are investigating a stabbing, that has claimed the life of an 8 year-old. It happened early Thursday afternoon in the community known as the Bluffs, that's near St. Francisville. News 2 has a crew on the way, and we will bring you more on this... more »
  • State mental health program to end

    January 5, 2010 4:40 PM

    State budget cuts are forcing the closure of Gateway House. It is a transitional program designed to help patients who have been discharged from the Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System in Jackson. There are currently 27 patients in the program and 16 full-time employees who provide care for them. ... more »
  • Man booked in rape case in East Feliciana Parish

    November 20, 2009 2:14 PM

    A man facing an aggravated rape charge in East Feliciana Parish, has been booked on two additional counts. East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's deputies say 38 year-old William Staton of Ethel had inappropriate behavior with a student on his school bus in 2008. Staton was booked with indecent behavior... more »

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