A DCI prison chase team and canine helped with the rescue of a lost man Aug. 24 in Clinton.

CLINTON--A Baton Rouge man is recovering from dehydration and heat stroke after getting lost in a thicket of woods in East Feliciana Parish on Aug. 24.
Governor Bobby Jindal has signed a proclamation in support of September being designated as National Preparedness Month.
Danny Daniel, 64, of 11646 Powell Station Road in St. Francisville passed away August 30, 2014 at around 11:30 a.m. after a large pecan tree limb fell onto his vehicle in his driveway at his residence. Daniel was pronounced dead at the scene.

A DCI prison chase team and canine helped with the rescue of a lost man Aug. 24 in Clinton.

Families, students attend JES Open House

Jackson Elementary School Pre-K student Prisca Lopez, left, and her sister, first-grader Kimberly Lopez show their dad, Andres Gonzales, what they are learning in class. JES held its open house Aug. 21.

It takes a village to raise a child, and on Aug. 21, most of that “village” was in attendance for the annual Jackson Elementary School Community and Family Open House event.

DCI team credited with helping locate lost man in Clinton woods

A DCI prison chase team and canine helped with the rescue of a lost man Aug. 24 in Clinton.

CLINTON--A Baton Rouge man is recovering from dehydration and heat stroke after getting lost in a thicket of woods in East Feliciana Parish on Aug. 24.

Student Injured crossing Hwy. 67 after exiting bus near Clinton

Seven-year-old Clinton girl struck when on-coming driver fails to stop for school bus with signs out and lights flashing on La. Hwy 67, Plank Road, south of town.

CLINTON--A seven-year-old Clinton girl was struck by an SUV in the rain yesterday and was seriously injured while crossing Plank Road after exiting a school bus shortly after school was dismissed

WFP Schools are participating in Ice Bucket Challenge

For a good cause--WFP students, teachers, staff, board members and even the superintendent have taken up the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. ALS ( Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is also called Lou Gehrig's Disease after the famous (back in the day) Major League Baseball player whose career was ended by the disease. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lou_Gehrig

West Feliciana Parish students, teachers, staff members, administrators, board members, and the superintendent are participating in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Derrick Todd Lee's bid for a new trial is rejected by state appeals court judge

New trial bid denied for convicted serial killer Derrick Todd Lee

Attorneys for condemned serial killer Derrick Todd Lee failed to convince a state judge that he deserves a new trial in the 2002 slaying of former LSU graduate student Charlotte Murray Pace.

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Sports

Members of Last of a Dying Breed Riding Club in front row, from left, are Braylin and Braxton King, Terion Dunn, Dasia Thomas and Eleshia Duncan. Middle row, from left, are Nadine Johnson, Janice Bandford, Pattie Jarrell, Sheila Flowers (club secretary/event planner), Tracy King, Lelia Dunn and Veronica Demby. Back row, from left, are Charlie Jarrell, Ron Jefferson, Bobby King, Jr., Devontae Dunn and Chris McKnight (club president). (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

Last of Dying Breed Riding Club hosted its 2nd annual Back-2-School trail ride Aug. 2 in Greensburg. It was a huge success!

Lifestyle

Big leaf tibouchina creates a show in a sunny landscape with purple flowers at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station from late summer through fall. (PHOTO/Allen Owings)

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Similar to candlestick cassia, this popcorn cassia is a species with potential, but it’s not widely grown in Louisiana. (PHOTO/Allen Owings)

By Allen Owings/
LSU AgCenter horticulturist

Obituaries

Karl "Bubba" Chaney, 1961 ~ 2014

A former District 6 East Feliciana Parish Police Juror with 12 years of service, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

He was 52-years-old and was a member of Pipefitters Local 198.

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