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  1. Retired teacher Lee Barrios again seeks BESE's 1st District seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NOLA.com

    ... Secondary Education's 1st District seat. The election is Oct. 24. (Provided by Lee Barrios ) Lee Barrios of Abita Springs, a frequent critic of Louisiana education policy, announced Wednesday (Feb. 25) she is running for the state Board of ...

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  2. State VFW selects Abita Springs Elementary teacher as 'Teacher of the Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Times-Picayune

    Rebecca Molina, teacher of gifted students at Abita Springs Elementary, has been honored by the Louisiana Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars as its Elementary School Teacher of the Year. Molina received the award on Jan. 31 at the VFW state conference in Alexandria.

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  3. What three-time LHSAA state wrestling champion Paul Klein of Brother Martin likes about 'being the center guy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | NOLA.com

    ... Gunn of Catholic-Baton Rouge in a semifinal Saturday. The winner of that match will face Billy Harrison of Abita Springs or Joey Foret of Holy Cross later Saturday. Other Brother Martin semifinalists will be Luke Cotton at 106, Steven Shields at ...

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  4. Man arrested on 8th DWI in MandevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... in Mandeville. WHEN YOU WILL BE IN SHORT SLEEVES IN MY NEXT EXACTCAST. SCOTT: NEW TONIGHT AT 6:00. AN ABITA SPRINGS MAN IS UNDER ARREST FOR HIS 8TH DWI. JAMES HITTSON WAS PICKED UP AFTER HE LEFT BEHIND EVIDENCE THAT LED POLICE STRAIGHT TO HIM. AS ...

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  5. Man racks up 8th DWI arrest after Mardi Gras hit-and-run accident in MandevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NOLA.com

    An Abita Springs man was booked with DWI for the eighth time on Mardi Gras night after taking a friend's pickup without her permission, getting into an accident and fleeing the scene, authorities said. James T. Hittson, 48, of 21416 Casril St., was booked with several charges, including DWI 4th offense and above, Mandeville Police said.

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  6. Town Says Public Bypassed on Fracking PermitRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Courthouse News Service

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dodged public comment rules and gave an oil company permission to frack in wetlands adjacent to the drinking water source for more than a million people, the Town of Abita Springs claims in a lawsuit. In a complaint filed in the New Orleans Federal Court, the town says the Corps arbitrarily granted the Helis Oil and Gas Co.'

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  7. Operation Roundtable' ringleader sentenced to 21 years after ICE investigationRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Holtville Tribune

    An Abita Springs man who pleaded guilty last year to operating a worldwide child pornography network that was the largest ever discovered in the history of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was sentenced Thursday to 21 years in federal prison for operating a child exploitation enterprise. The sentencing follows an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations , the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and multiple U.S. Attorneys across the country.

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  8. 'Operation Roundtable' ringleader sentenced to 21 years after ICE investigationRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | PressReleasePoint

    An Abita Springs man who pleaded guilty last year to operating a worldwide child pornography network that was the largest ever discovered in the history of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was sentenced Thursday to 21 years in federal prison for operating a child exploitation enterprise. The sentencing follows an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations , the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and multiple U.S. Attorneys across the country.

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  9. Fracking fight - Abita Springs sues the Corps of Engineers for denying public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | NOLA.com

    The town of Abita Springs has filed a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers over the agency's refusal to hold a public hearing on Helis Oil & Gas Co.' s application for a wetlands permit for its proposed drilling and fracking project near Mandeville.

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  10. Abita Springs man sentenced to 21 years in child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Abita Springs man arrested in 2013 as part of a federal investigation into a global child exploitation operation has been sentenced to 21 years in prison. Twenty-eight-year-old Jonathan Johnson pleaded guilty last year to operating a child exploitation enterprise.

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  11. Leader of child porn ring gets 21 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | BayouBuzz.com

    A St. Tammany Parish man who ran a massive child pornography ring that duped young boys into creating sexually explicit footage of themselves was sentenced Thursday to 21 years in federal prison. Jonathan S. Johnson, 28, who lived outside Abita Springs, faced a possible life sentence but was credited for helping law enforcement officials build cases against several codefendants in what the authorities called a "child exploitation enterprise."

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  12. Child porn site ringleader sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A St. Tammany Parish man will spend 21 years in prison on charges he ran two international child porn websites. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 27,000 people from across the world used two websites operated by 28-year-old Jonathan Johnson, who lived near Abita Springs.

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  13. Abita Springs man behind international child porn ring sentenced to 21 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | NOLA.com

    Jonathan Johnson , an Abita Springs man who established an online network that circulated child pornography among 27,000 members from across the globe, was sentenced to 21 years in federal prison Thursday , U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite Jr. announced. From 2012 to 2013, Johnson administrated two websites based in his Abita Springs home in which users could view or upload videos of minors engaging in sex acts.

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  14. EBT food stamp cards now accepted by Abita Springs Farmer's MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Times-Picayune

    Abstract realism and hyper realism artist Darryl Oberling shows his colorful work at the Abita Farmer's Market. (NOLA.com The Abita Springs Farmer's Market is now accepting Louisiana EBT food stamp cards, the first such market in St. Tammany to take the electronic method of payment, according to a news release from the organization.

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  15. Zany, unique Push Mow parade fills Abita Springs with creative Mardi Gras spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | NOLA.com

    The Krewe of Push Mow -- one of the more creative and zany events of St. Tammany Mardi Gras -- made its colorful way through the streets of Abita Springs on Saturday morning . Composed of convertibles, decorated lawnmowers and their festive owners, the yearly procession is an artfully lighthearted event for one of the more unique towns on the New Orleans north shore.

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  16. Abita Springs Krewe of Push Mow parade, Mardi Gras 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The Times-Picayune

    The 15th Abita Springs Krewe of Push Mow parade rolls through the town "Where nature performs miracles" with the Mardi Gras parade theme "Future Film Flops" Saturday, February 7, 2015. The parade was followed by a free "Push Mow Cafe" party with live music, food and drinks from vendors.

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  17. The joys of taking grandkids to the dentist on a cold dreary dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | NOLA.com

    ... with their jackets, get them buckled into their carseats, and head to Mandeville. Whenever we're driving from Abita Springs to Mandeville at school time, we make a game out of counting school buses. We like to see if we can come up with a higher ...

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  18. Abita vs. Budweiser: Readers sound offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | NOLA.com

    Abita Brewing President David Blossman and fans of Abita Beer respond to Budweiser Beer poking fun of craft and micro beers. Readers found the dust-up between Budweiser and some of the nation's craft beer brewers -- including Abita Brewing in Abita Springs -- plenty amusing, judging from comments left on a NOLA.com story Wednesday .

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  19. Abita fires back at Budweiser's Super Bowl slam at craft beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Abita Brewing Co. in Abita Springs has fired back at Budweiser's Super Bowl commercial which essentially said that craft beer is for snobs.

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  20. North shore 'best bets' for family entertainment: What's happening for the weekend of Feb. 6-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | NOLA.com

    ... carnival happens on Saturday at 11 a.m. when characters of the Krewe of Push Mow parade through the streets of Abita Springs with their decorated lawn mowers. This year, local character John Preble, the artist behind the funky Abita Mystery ...

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