Former insurance agent gets 5 years in fraud case
A 35-year-old Denham Springs man has been sentenced in Baton Rouge federal court to nearly five years in prison and ordered to pay two life insurance companies more than $1.4 million for frauds he committed against them.
Wed May 15, 2013
Free meals offered Denham Springs kids this summer
Many children get a large part of their food at school, so this is an important program to make sure they get sufficient nutrition during the summer months, he said.
Ministry drops plan for group home at Denham Springs site
A religious organization has withdrawn an application seeking city government consent to open a home for young women on 4-H Club Road, according to city officials.
Mon May 13, 2013
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Denham Springs man sentenced in child porn sting
Brad Maruschak, 37, of Denham Springs was sentenced to 30 months in prison for attempted possession of child pornography according to a news release by the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Notes from the Legislature's regular session
A proposal that seeks to place armed guards at public schools received House backing Monday in a 65-25 vote.
Sat May 11, 2013
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In honor of Mother's Day, The Advocate People section asked readers to share some stories about their mothers, and share they did.
Fri May 10, 2013
First NBC Bank shares rise on first trading day
Shares of First NBC Bank rose 50 cents on Friday to close at $24.50 on the first day of trading for the New Orleans-based company.
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Revised Medicaid Expansion Backed by Louisiana House Panel
A proposal that would tap into federal funding available to offer insurance to the working poor narrowly received the backing of the House health committee, after two Republican lawmakers sided with Democrats to advance the bill.
Cajun Crawfish Corn Bread recipe
The first weekend in the Louisiana Marketplace in 2013, Chris and Cheri Fry were back for their second Jazz Fest, selling the wooden spoons and kitchen utensils that Chris makes at their Denham Springs home.
Thu May 09, 2013
Livingston voters to decide mosquito tax in October
The Livingston Parish Council voted 6-2 Thursday night to put a proposed property tax for mosquito abatement before voters in October.
Wed May 08, 2013
Smiley: The sound of Mom
Bernadette Mills says the pedals moving on an old treadle sewing machine is the sound she associates with her mom: Says Karen, "The server informed him that you were a frequent diner and ate everything on the menu - but not on the same day.
Tue May 07, 2013
New attorney meets with Livingston School Board
The Livingston Parish School Board's newly hired attorney assured board members Tuesday night that his legal work for the state's school administrators organization would not present a conflict of interest.
Mon May 06, 2013
Denham Springs man gets 20 years in child molestation case
A Denham Springs man was sentenced to 20 years in the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to one count each of molestation of a juvenile, cruelty to juveniles and attempted aggravated rape.
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Baker Council hires Baton Rouge auditor
The Baker City Council at its most recent meeting on April 23 selected Postlethwaite & Netterville of Baton Rouge to perform audit services for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013.
Sun May 05, 2013
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The tournament begins at 1 p.m. at the Carter Plantation Golf Course in Springfield.
Fri May 03, 2013
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Denham Springs man killed in head-on collision
A Denham Springs man was killed and three others were injured in a crash in Nashville.
Two Denbury Resources crude oil tanks on fire in L...
Two crude oil storage tanks were on fire Friday at a Denbury Resources Inc facility in Denham Springs, Louisiana, after an explosion in one of the tanks on Thursday night, according to company, state and parish officials.
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UPDATE 1-Two Denbury Resources crude oil tanks on fire in Louisiana
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Thu May 02, 2013
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Authorities investigate explosion in Denham Springs
The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said it happened on Linder Road near Arnold Road in Denham Springs around 10:30 p.m. Mark Harrell, the director of Livingston Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness, said there are two oil tanks in the area and one is on fire.
Oil tank explodes near Denham Springs, homes evacuated
An oil tank exploded in Denham Springs, according to emergency officials. This photograph was posted on the Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness' Facebook page.