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Mississippi man dies in I-55 wreck - KENTWOOD, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a 59-year-old Mississippi man died after his car ran off the side of Interstate 55, struck an embankment and overturned several times before stopping in a water-filled creek. - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

McComb man dies in I-55 crash - WWLTV.com Email: webteam@wwltv.com | Twitter: @WWLTV KENTWOOD, La. -- A McComb, Miss., man has died after a crash on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish. The accident happened at about 7:40 p.m. on I-55 northbound near the Mississippi state line. Bobby Ross, 59, was driving in the left lane "at a high rate of speed," according to Louisiana State Police, when he drifted left, entered the median ... - Mon, 31 Mar 2014

5th arrest in Southern dorm robbery attempt - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Southern University Police arrested a fifth student accused in an attempted dorm room robbery in late February. - Thu, 20 Mar 2014

VHS, Pine in Strawberry Relays - Varnado’s Delrick Abrams had a pair of top three finishes in Friday’s SLU High School Strawberry Relays at Southeastern Louisiana University. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Concerns raised as company considers drilling site in St. Tammany - Ashley Rodrigue / Eyewitness News Email: arodrigue@wwltv.com | Twitter: @ashleyrwwl ST. TAMMANY, La. - Hundreds of acres along Highway 1088 in the Mandeville-Abita Springs area could become home to the next attempt at bringing the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale to life. The shale, an oil and gas reservoir, has been productive in other parts of the state, but recent interest in the St. Tammany Parish ... - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Associated Press boys and girls basketball all-state teams - SEATTLE — Mount Rainier star Brittany McPhee has repeated as The Associated Press Washington girls’ state player of the year, while Rainier Beach’s Shaqquan Aaron was honored as the state player of the year for the boys. - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

McPhee heads AP All-State Girls Basketball Teams - Brittany McPhee of Mount Rainier heads the Associated Press All-State Girls Basketball Teams, as voted on by a panel of sports writers from across the state. - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

King County Sheriff's Office police blotter March 13-18 - All subjects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law - Wed, 19 Mar 2014

Pole vaulting teen from north shore sets high goals - Devin King recently set a new high school record for indoor pole vault at 17'10.25. - Sat, 22 Mar 2014

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21st District Court: Convictions - March 31, 2014 - Amite Tangy Digest - Braxton Womack, age 22, of Kentwood, LA, pleaded no contest to driving while intoxicated. He was sentenced to serve three months in the parish jail. The sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed on one year of probation. He must also pay a ... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

21st District Court: Convictions - March 24, 2014 - Amite Tangy Digest - Derrick Hayes, age 40, of Kentwood, LA, pleaded no contest to possession of schedule II controlled dangerous substances. He was sentenced to serve two years with the department of corrections. The sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed ... - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

21st District Court: Convictions - March 19, 2014 - Amite Tangy Digest - David Parmelle, age 18, of Kentwood, LA, pleaded no contest to aggravated battery. He was sentenced to serve three years with the department of corrections. The sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed on five years of probation. He must ... - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

Track and Field: Top athletes expected for Challenge of Champions this weekend - Press-Register - al.com - In the boys' division, Devin King of Jules Sumner High School in Kentwood, La., recently set a national high school record of 17 feet, 10 inches. Incidentally, King has the meet record of 17-3, and is shooting for 18 feet. King will have competition ... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

21st District Court: Convictions - March 17, 2014 - Amite Tangy Digest - Linton Holloway, age 64, of Kentwood, LA, pleaded no contest to driving while intoxicated. He was sentenced to serve 90 days in the parish jail. The sentence was deferred and the defendant was placed on one year of probation. He must also pay a $684.00 ... - Wed, 19 Mar 2014

The following "Local Notes" appeared in the April 15, 1927 issue: - San Diego Source (subscription) - The Bank of Southern California at La Mesa is expected to have its building at Lookout and North Palm avenue ready for occupancy late this spring. The cost of the building ... At Kentwood Peak, in the Cuyamacas community Sunrise services will also be held. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Concerns raised as company considers drilling site in St. Tammany - WWL - TAMMANY, La. - Hundreds of acres along Highway 1088 in the Mandeville-Abita Springs area could become home to the next attempt at bringing the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale to life. The shale, an oil and gas reservoir, has been productive in other parts of ... - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

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