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Photos: 2015 Legislative session begins

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- First day of the legislative session. Gov. Bobby Jindal, right, gives his state of the state speech as his father, left front, watches.

Gov. Bobby Jindal’s final State of the State speech won mixed reviews Monday, focusing largely on the ongoing budget crisis, Jindal’s opposition to Common Core and his support for a proposed “religious freedom” bill.… Continue reading →

Photos: Scott Boudin Festival

Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO  - A woman wears a t-shirt at the Scott Boudin Festival Sat., April 11, 2015.

The municipal grounds near the Scott City Hall building hosted the Scott Boudin Festival on Saturday. Musical enteretainment was highlighted by the Zydeco music of Keith Frank and Lil Nate, the rich “Zydecajun” sounds of Wayne Toups to the funky 80’s beat of The Molly Ringwalds.… Continue reading →

Photos: Easter egg hunt

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Sisters Demitra Hawkins, 8, left, and A'eyrie Turner, 9, hunt for more eggs during an Easter egg hunt, Saturday, Apr. 4, 2015, at the S.E. Mackey Center and Full Gospel United Pentecostal Church in Baton Rouge.

S.E. Mackey Center and Full Gospel UPC held a family friendly easter egg hunt at the center on Ford Street in North Baton Rouge with 15,000 eggs.… Continue reading →

Photos: Way of the Cross

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- David Aguillard carries the cross as worshippers stop for the first station as part of the 20th annual Way of the Cross downtown Good Friday morning. The procession began at St. Joseph Cathedral, travelled a 14-station station route throughout the State Capitol grounds, and returned to the steps of the Cathedral. The Way of the Cross is a symbolic pilgrimage highlighting the suffering of Christ in the world today through the poor, abandoned, abused, ill and homeless.

Images from the Way of the Cross downtown Good Friday, April 3 2015 hosted by the Catholic Charities Diocese of Baton Rouge and St. Joseph Cathedral.… Continue reading →