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  • Maringouin mayor calls for an end to 'fire fiasco' Play Video

    February 2, 2015 10:30 PM

    MARINGOUIN - Monday, the new mayor broke her silence about her decision to replace the town's fire chief; a decision that has brought controversy to the streets of this usually quiet Iberville Parish community. "At the end of the day, he's out," Mayor Demi Vorise said. "It's my decision;... more »
  • Maringouin man arrested for drugs

    May 2, 2014 2:28 PM

    MARINGOUIN- Authorities in Iberville Parish have arrested a man for drugs, after finding over 2 ounces of crack cocaine in Todd Smith's home in Maringouin. The drugs, along with $30,000, a BMW 745i and a Dodge Charger were seized from Smith's home. Smith was arrested for drug possession,... more »
  • Man stabs himself in Maringouin sheriff's substation

    November 5, 2013 3:19 PM

    MARINGOUIN- A man at the Iberville Parish Sheriff's substation in Maringouin stabbed himself in the chest Tuesday morning, but is expected to survive, authorities said. The man, whose name was not released, was at the substation around 10 a.m. because a complaint related to a domestic dispute was being... more »
  • American Legion post uses piece of history to forge on

    May 29, 2013 5:05 PM

    MARINGOUIN - The members of American Legion post 580 signed up to make a difference. "We did things that make life for the public better, and for our families, and the whole environment, and we want to be standing tall and give something back," said Joseph W. Jackson, Jr.,... more »
  • Maringouin teen dies in crash

    March 9, 2012 2:58 PM

    IBERVILLE - A Maringouin teen is dead following a car crash Friday morning in Iberville Parish. State Police say 19-year-old Courtlyn Bonaventure was headed south on LA Highway 411, when she lost control and crossed the center line into the path of another vehicle. The other vehicle hit... more »
  • Maringouin concerned about water back-flow from Morganza opening

    May 6, 2011 9:44 PM

    MARINGOUIN- As the river rises, there's concern all around. One town is already getting warned water could rise quickly. People in Maringouin are worried about water backing up into the small town on 1,200 if the Morganza Spillway is opened. Paul Terrance said, "I would not want... more »
  • New fire trucks in Maringouin

    April 22, 2011 5:36 PM

    MARINGOUIN - The town of Maringouin has two new fire trucks on the road, thanks to $700,000 in hurricane recovery money. Town officials used the money to buy a pumper truck and a rescue pumper. Mayor John Overton says Hurricane Gustav served as a wake-up call for the... more »
  • Father, son plead guilty to hunting charges

    April 14, 2011 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A father-and-son team face up to one year in prison each for leading sport hunters to unauthorized areas to hunt American alligators. Prosecutors say 66-year-old Larry Dees Sr. and 37-year-old Larry Dees Jr., both of Maringuoin, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Baton Rouge to violating both federal... more »
  • Teacher dies in motorcycle accident

    March 1, 2010 10:33 AM

    UPDATE: The woman killed in a motorcycle crash in Pointe Coupee Parish Sunday was a teacher at the Math, Science and Arts Academy in Plaquemine. State Police say Amanda Burns was riding her motorcycle on La. Highway 411 in Maringouin when she lost control, ran off the road and hit... more »
  • Detectives look for leads in teen shooting

    January 15, 2010 8:43 PM

    Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies haven't had many leads in the shooting of 17-year-old Alicia Wiley. It happened in the town of Maringouin early Wednesday morning. After walking down the street to her cousins house, Alicia was shot once in the stomach and once in the chest. Deputies say the... more »

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