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Photos: Boo with the Blue

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie, dressed as Dracula, greets Jacob Hoover, 2, during Baton Rouge Police's

Baton Rouge Police’s first Halloween party with costumes, games and food was held at the department’s new headquarters at the site of the former Woman’s Hospital on Airline Highway at Goodwood Boulevard.… Continue reading →

Photos: LSU takes on Ole Miss

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- While marching to Tiger Stadium, The Golden Band From Tigerland fires the fans up with the LSU fight song as the blimp flies by Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

The Rebels visit Death Valley to battle with the Tigers.… Continue reading →

Photos: Southern takes on Jackson State

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Southern's Justin Woods (99) holds onto his helmet on the sidelines before kickoff against Jackson State, Saturday, Oct. 25, at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. Southern's helmets featured a newly updated logo, courtesy of their equipment staff.

Jags travel to Jackson to take on the Tigers.… Continue reading →

Photos: ESPN College GameDay

Advocate staff photo by  APRIL BUFFINGTON --  ESPN host Lee Corso, middle wears the Tiger head picking LSU to win verse Ole Miss with Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson, left and co-host Kirk Herbstreit, right at the ESPN Gameday Program held at LSU on Saturday, October 25.

Images from ESPN College GameDay at the LSU Parade Grounds Saturday morning before their match-up against Ole Miss.… Continue reading →

Baton Rouge prep football

Advocate staff photo by JOHN OUBRE -- Port Allen's Ken Broussard fights for yardage as he is stopped by Parkview defenders Nelson Smith (1) and Michael Tarwarter during Friday's game.

Images from the Baton Rouge area prep football on Friday Oct, 24, 2014.… Continue reading →

Acadiana prep football

Advocate photo by Buddy Delahoussaye--Andre' Bellefontaine (16) in the end zone for the touchdown on Friday night October 24, 2014

Images from Acadiana area prep football on Friday Oct, 24, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: Angola Prison Rodeo Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- An inmate is knocked off of his bull in the bull riding event during the 50th anniversary of the Angola Prison Rodeo, Sunday, Oct. 19, at Angola State Penitentiary.

The Angola Rodeo, the longest running prison rodeo in the nation.The first arena was small, built by a handful of dedicated inmates and personnel. It wasn’t much in those days, and the rodeo was staged just for the entertainment of prisoners and employees.… Continue reading →

Photos: Crowley Rice Festival

Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO  - 2014 Festival Queen Allison

See images from this year’s rice festival… Continue reading →

Photos: LSU vs Kentucky

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- From left to right, Alex Scheyd, of Destin, Fla., David Scheyd, of Covington, his wife Mary Scheyd, and his sister-in-law Pamm Scheyd (Alex's mother) of Destin, Fla. set up their tailgating tent near the Indian Mounds, before the LSU-Kentucky game, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

LSU returns home after beating Florida to take on the Kentucky Wildcats.… Continue reading →

Photos: Farr Park Open House

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Caroline Wilson, age 10, pets a horse Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, during an open house for BREC's Farr Park Equestian Center.

See images from BREC’s Farr Park Equestrian Center’s annual open house… Continue reading →

Photos: Bator Rouge prep football

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND --  East Ascension's Johnny Baker intercepts a pass meant for Woodlawn on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at EAHS's field.

Images from NBaton Rouge area prep football taken Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: BRPD’s Night Out Against Crime

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Baton Rouge Police Cpl. Kirt Allen demonstrates obedience with K9 'Omega' during Night Out Against Crime on Thursday at Baton Rouge Police Headquarters on Airline Highway.

Images from Baton Rouge Police Department’s family interactive night for crime prevention and fire safety strategies, as well as music food and games.… Continue reading →

Photos: Chrisentary memorial

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Keom Preston (right), cousin of Calvin Chrisentary, gives instructions to light candles Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at  a candlelight memorial for Chrisentary, who was shot and killed Monday night at the corner of Madison Avenue and North Foster Drive.

Within hours of friends and family lighting candles at the site of a slain Baton Rouge man, police made an arrest in the 21-year-old’s murder. Nearly 100 residents released dozens of balloons and placed candles on Madison Avenue just feet from where Calvin Chrisentary was shot, as family members recounted how a man who had always stayed… Continue reading →

Photos: Law enforcement graduation

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Capt. Paul Venable gives the opening remarks Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, during EBRSO's Capitol Area Regional Training Academy 26's graduation at the Healing Place Church. Thirty students from 14 different agencies from across the state completed the program.

EBRSO’s Capitol Area Regional Training Academy 26 held its graduation at the Healing Place Church on Tuesday. Thirty students, representing 14 different agencies from across the state, graduated from the 426-hour, 12-week long extensive program. Graduates learned law enforcement history, firearms use, legal and report writing, officer survival techniques, physical training and many other topics.… Continue reading →

Photos: Festivals Acadiens

Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO  - Demetric Thomas  plays washboard with Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie at the Fortieth Anniversary of Festivals Acadiens et Croles in Lafayette October 12, 2014.

Festivals Acadiens turns forty with food, music and sunshine in Lafayette ths weekend.… Continue reading →

Photos: Oktoberfest

Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ-- Albert Garcia gets his point across as he does battle with another member of the Barony of Axemoor as part of the Deutsches Haus's  first weekend of  Oktoberfest at their facility in the Rivertown section of  Kenner, La. Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The event featuring a wide variety of German cuisine, beer and culture continues every weekend on Fridays and Saturdays till the end of the month. Garcia and other historical re-enactors belonging the international organization called Society for Creative Anachronism gave demonstrations of different medieval battle techniques and lifestyles.

Stewart Eastman hoists one and sings as the Deutsches Haus held its first weekend of Oktoberfest at its facility in the Rivertown section of Kenner on Saturday. The event features a wide variety of German cuisine, beer and culture and continues every weekend on Fridays and Saturdays until the end of the month. n Sam Grooms, of City… Continue reading →

Photos: LSU battles Florida

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Tiger fan Caroline Brown, 5, and her mother Courtney Brown,right,  an LSU grad from Mandeville now living in Jacksonville, Fla., cheer just before arrival of the LSU team bus, before the Florida game on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in Gainesville. Roselle Park, New Jersey's Jaime Vieira, father of LSU defensive end Tashawn Bower, is at left.

The Tigers travel to Gainsville to take on the Gators.… Continue reading →

Gallery: Southern University v Alabama A&M

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Southern's Bryan Anderson (38), Gabe Echols (90) and Anthony Clark (47) celebrate on the field following the Jaguars' 35-34 win over the Bulldogs, Saturday, Oct. 11, at Lewis Crews Stadium

Southern took on Alabama A&M in Lewis Crews Stadium in Huntsville, Ala.… Continue reading →

Photos: Baton Rouge prep football

Advocate staff photo by  APRIL BUFFINGTON --  Catholic's Derrius Guice runs the ball against St. Amant during Friday game at Memorial Stadium.

Images from Baton Rouge area prep football games on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: Acadiana prep football

Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Hanh Nguyen is caught by some of her fellow Acadiana High School Wreckin' Rams cheeleaders after performing an aerial routine on Friday Oct. 10, 2014 at Acadiana High. The Rams hosted the Comeaux High School Spartans.

Images from Acadiana prep football games on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.… Continue reading →