Man cuts own throat, wrists after found guilty of sex crimes

Robbie Frith

A 57-year-old man found guilty of aggravated sex crimes tried to kill himself in the courtroom by slicing his own throat and wrists Thursday, a St. Martin Parish official said. The 12-person jury that delivered the guilty verdict on five counts of aggravated sex crimes had just left the courtroom when the defendant pulled a razor… Continue reading →

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Community column for Aug. 1. 2014

Photo provided by JOHN CULMONE -- St. Alphonsus KC Council -- Grand Knight Vance Thomas Jr. left, of the St. Alphonsus Liguori Knights of Council 2807, received a 75-year Diamond Certificate from State Warden Keith Lawson on July 20 at Kirstenwood Reception Center. The Istrouma Council was formed in 1939, later changing its name when it moved to Central to be closer to St. Alphonsus Liguori Parish.

Beta Tau Chapter celebrates 37 years Beta Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society of key women educators celebrated its 37th birthday July 18 at Juban’s Restaurant. Charlotte Carrier, Stephanie Reynolds and Lena Rivera spoke about the… Continue reading →

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