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  1. Hammond moves closer to privately-run OMV officeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... a motor vehicle office in Hammond. Foster said that the state had notified him that an OMV facility would remain in Amite, the Tangipahoa Parish seat, as required by state law, but that the office in Hammond would be closed. For several years, the ...

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  2. Analysis: Few options to stop insurance changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times

    ... plight of affected OGB members as well as its own culpability," he wrote in a recent letter to newspapers. Edwards, D-Amite, a 2015 candidate for governor, urged the administration to "ditch the ill-conceived plan changes and start from scratch." ...

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  3. Louisiana Spotlight: Few options to stop insurance changesRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Advocate

    ... plight of affected OGB members as well as its own culpability," he wrote in a recent letter to newspapers. Edwards, D-Amite, a 2015 candidate for governor, urged the administration to "ditch the ill-conceived plan changes and start from scratch." ...

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  4. Butterfly Wings: Kindness, mercies shown by several in communityRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Advocate

    Happy Birthday to Melissa Varnado, of Amite, and Ruby Alford, also of Amite, both Oct. 14; Brooke Nicole West, of Greenwell Springs, Oct. 15; Jason Zachary, of Baton Rouge, Oct. 16; Darlene Breechan Gill, of Greensburg, Oct. 17; and Kevin Morgan. of Amite, Oct. 18. Greensburg FBC members in the October spotlight are Mary Lou Cutrer, Gene Rawls, Margaret Woodard Caraway, Susan Stringer, Little Harris, Gilda McDowell, Courtney Woodard, Mike R. Smith, Rhett Smith, Chris Belser, Cori Clark, Wendy Dover, Matt Bellser, David Ballard, Mayor Burke Jones, Cole Young, Brandon Cox, Clifton Speed, Jackie Smith and Jacob Glass.

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  5. Tangipahoa Parish Council mulling over 2015 budget proposalRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Advocate

    ... Permitting and Environmental services Facility in Hammond and renovations to the Tangipahoa Parish Courthouse in Amite. Looking ahead to 2015, Burgess anticipates that $4 million will be spent on road overlays. His message also anticipates that ...

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  6. Tornado Watch until 9PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | WBRZ

    The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WATCH for the entire WBRZ viewing area until 3am Tuesday. This includes the Parishes of East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Assumption, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. Mary, Tangipahoa, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana in Louisiana and the Counties of Amite, Pike and Wilkinson in Mississippi.

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  7. Still no sign of wanted man after late Friday night searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | WBRZ

    ... a helicopter in an area off Riverside Park Drive near the Frenchtown Road Conservation Area and the point where the Amite and Comite rivers meet. Twenty-four hours earlier an intial search of the area was called off. Thursday, a search crew made up ...

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  8. North shore pumpkin patches and corn mazes offer fall funRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | NOLA.com

    ... which include "pig races" on certain dates during October. Liuzza Land at Liuzza Produce Farm 56457 Holden Circle, Amite, 985.981.5788 Hours: Saturdays through October, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (plus field trips and groups by appointment) This patch - open ...

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  9. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Advocate

    ... office in Hammond. "State law states that a motor vehicle office must be maintained in the seat of each parish, so the Amite office was protected. We did what we had to do to keep an OMV office in Hammond," Foster said. Also on Tuesday, the council ...

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  10. Former Hammond councilman, 76, booked in car incidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Advocate

    ... s the family will want to prosecute, given the circumstances. Jackson was transferred to the Tangipahoa Parish Jail in Amite, then taken to a hospital for an evaluation, a booking deputy said Tuesday evening.

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  11. State leaders, industry insiders worry infrastructure woes could hamper industrial boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | NOLA.com

    ... we have. I've been as guilty as anyone, voting to balance a budget, but it's got to stop." Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, told the task force that getting the trust of the taxpayers was "critical" to solving the problem. "We are all adverse to new ...

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  12. Overnight: Severe Thunderstorm WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | WBRZ

    Posted: Oct 2, 2014 11:56 PM by Meteorologist Josh Eachus Updated: Oct 3, 2014 12:03 AM Source: WBRZ Weather Center The National Weather Service has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for a portion of the WBRZ viewing area until 5am Friday. This includes the Parishes of East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Assumption, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. Mary, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana in Louisiana and the Counties of Amite, Pike and Wilkinson in Mississippi.

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  13. Fairs & Festivals for Oct. 3-9, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Celine Alis -- Peruse arts and crafts on the grounds of the majestic Shadows-on-the-Teche plantation during its annual arts and crafts fair on Saturday. TANGIPAHOA PARISH FAIR: Amite.

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  14. Amite officer accused of sexually assaulting womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2013 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Tangipahoa sheriff's deputies say an Amite police officer accused of sexually assaulting women after deceiving them online has been arrested. 25-year-old Grant Carruth, of Husser, was taken into custody Tuesday and faces two counts of second-degree kidnapping, one count of aggravated rape, one count of sexual battery and one count of theft.

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  15. Franklinton and Amite clash in non-district rivalry gameRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Times-Picayune

    The Times-Picayune Large Schools rankings and is seventh in the Class 4A state poll. Amite is 10th in the Class 4A state poll.

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  16. Community shocked by allegations that lead to officer's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A Northshore community is trying to make sense of shocking allegations that lead to the arrest of an Amite City police officer. Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Grant Carruth, 25, of Husser on multiple charges of kidnapping, sexual battery and rape.

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  17. Community reacts to police officer's arrest in AmiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... RAPE OF TWO NORTHSHORE WOMEN. ANDY: Shocking, terrifying, just a couple of the words used to describe the arrest of Amite City Police Officer Grant Carruth, and the allegations he's accused of... ON A TYPICAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN THE HEART OF AMITE ...

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  18. Amite Cop Charged In Two Alleged Sexual AssaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | WYLD-FM

    A 25-year-old officer with the Amite Police Department has been charged in the alleged kidnapping and sexual assaults of two women. Grant Carruth allegedly approached the women, identified himself as a narcotics officer and handcuffed them before transporting them to undisclosed locations in Tangipahoa Parish where they reportedly were forced to perform sexual acts against their will.

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  19. Amite police officer accused of kidnapping, rape, television station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | NOLA.com

    An Amite police officer has been accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women in Tangipahoa Parish, a Baton Rouge television station reports. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Grant Carruth, 25, Tuesday on charges of second degree kidnapping, aggravated rape, sexual battery, and theft, according to a story on WBRZ.com.

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  20. Amite police officer accused of sexually assaulting womenRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Advocate

    An Amite police officer accused of raping women after deceiving them by calling and meeting them in a private car and not in uniform, has been arrested, the Tangipahoa Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday. Grant P. Carruth, a 25-year-old from Husser, was taken into custody Tuesday and faces two counts of second-degree kidnapping, one count of aggravated rape, one count of sexual battery and one count of theft, according to a news release.

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