Southside

Raising awareness about heart disease in women gets fashionable

Advocate photos by C. J. FUTCH -- Amber Constantine, second place winner, works on her dress Saturday during the Red Dress competition at the Mall of Louisiana.

Most people tend to picture men when they think of heart disease, but it’s the No. 1 cause of death among women in the United States, said Casey Stannard, faculty adviser for Hemline@LSU, a student organization dedicated to promoting fashion at LSU.… Continue reading →

Livingston

St. Helena strip club inspected, minor violations found, inspectors claim

Within months of reopening, a St. Helena Parish strip club has landed in hot water with the state Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, which claims to have once again found a used condom in the VIP room. An ATC agent… Continue reading →

Ascension

Prairieville restaurant’s stolen sign recovered from landfill

An antique Esso sign was returned to its owners in January 2015, after it was stolen from a Prairieville restaurant in November  2014.

An antique Esso gas sign that was stolen from a Prairieville restaurant last November was returned to its owners on Tuesday, authorities said, and four people connected with the theft have been arrested.… Continue reading →

Southeast

Raising awareness about heart disease in women gets fashionable

Advocate photos by C. J. FUTCH -- Amber Constantine, second place winner, works on her dress Saturday during the Red Dress competition at the Mall of Louisiana.

Most people tend to picture men when they think of heart disease, but it’s the No. 1 cause of death among women in the United States, said Casey Stannard, faculty adviser for Hemline@LSU, a student organization dedicated to promoting fashion at LSU.… Continue reading →

Zachary Plainsman

Mayor: ‘Together, we are Zachary’

Photo provided by Rip Rittell -- Zachary Mayor David Amrhein

The fourth anniversary of Zachary’s current administration was celebrated Jan. 10 as well as the end of a productive year by Zachary employees, Mayor David Amrhein said in his annual message to the city. An equally significant date, Jan. 13, ushered in… Continue reading →

East Feliciana Watchman

Major motion picture to be filmed in Clinton

Advocate staff photo by Stephanie Warren -- The East Feliciana courthouse in Clinton will be the setting of the movie

Known for its scenic beauty and historic landmarks, Clinton has caught the attention of film industries for decades. Beginning in May, the East Feliciana Parish courthouse will be the setting for the major motion picture “The Free State of Jones,” starring Matthew McConaughey,… Continue reading →

St. Francisville Democrat

West Feliciana teacher resigns amid accusations she kicked, slapped and berated a first-grader

A first-grade teacher in St. Francisville resigned this week amid an investigation into allegations she berated, kicked and slapped a student during a lunch break at Bains Lower Elementary School. West Feliciana Parish sheriff’s deputies issued an arrest warrant for the… Continue reading →

St. Helena Echo

K-9 team complete

Advocate staff photo by Stephanie Warren -- St.Helena Parish Deputy Toler Smith and his new partner Bubba prepare to patrol the streets of St. Helena. Smith and Buddy arrived back home last week after training in Texas.

St. Helena Parish Deputy Toler Smith is back home in Greensburg with his new partner, a bulldog named Bubba, after attending a two-week training program in San Antonio. The new K-9 team is now complete and ready… Continue reading →