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  1. Soybean and grain board awards AgCenter $1,873,000 for 2015 study projectsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | PressReleasePoint

    Members of the Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board are: Front row seated, left to right, Robert Thevis, of Simmesport; Raymond Schexnayder Jr., of Ventress, chairman; Charles Cannatella, of Melville; J.K. Bordelon, of Moreauville. Back row standing, left to right, Thomas Ater, of Vidalia; Darrell Vandeven, of St. Joseph; Dan Turner, of Mer Rouge; Ryan Kirby, of Belcher; Donald Berken, of Welsh; Joey Olivier, of Arnaudville; Carlos Polotzola, of Melville; Leo Franchebois, of Opelousas.

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  2. Corps precaution at weirs built to keep Mississippi in placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... bays are designed to be opened when the river is 52 feet deep - 1.5 feet above flood stage - at the complex near Simmesport. Pressure from higher water can hold them shut, Stack said. A third weir, 442 feet long, was built in the 1980s after the ...

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  3. Dangerfields avoid jail, warned to make more payments toward judgmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Advocate

    ... . Dauzat grows corn, soybeans, grain sorghum, corn, wheat, cotton and cattle on the 1,200-acre Wayside Farms near Simmesport in Avoyelles Parish.

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  4. Authorities identify woman killed in ETX wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | KETK

    According to the Department of Public Safety, at 10:44 a.m., Center DPS Troopers responded to a multi-vehicle crash State Highway 84. Investigators determined a westbound truck, driven by 50-year-old Dana Bordelon Guilbeau of Simmesport, Louisiana, crossed into the eastbound lane and collided head-on with a semi. Another vehicle traveling west was hit by Guilbeau's truck after it struck the 18-wheeler.

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  5. From the Past: Sept. 1From the Past: Sept. 1News from the past from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | The Town Talk

    ... Murderer : The man who kidnapped a 17-year-old Simmesport girl and threw her into the Atchafalaya River to drown is now in a minimum detention facility for youthful offenders. Assistant Avoyelles District Attorney Jeanette Knoll said she can't ...

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