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Paul Vide, 83, Simmesport

Paul Vide passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Ochsner Hospital in Lafayette. Mr. Vide was 83 years old and a resident of Simmesport. He was preceded in death by his parents, Simon Vead, Sr. and Eudolie Graham Vead; brothers, Joseph Vead, Emile Vead, Douglas Vead , Jeffery Vead, and his two sisters, Linda Ortego and Brenda Carlson.
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Crisis on Louisiana roads emerges from pandemic

Film screening of ‘Uncommon Allies’ at SU to start conversation on violence in the community. Officials behind Mayor-President Broome's Summer of Hope initiative are hosting a discussion panel and screening of the film "Uncommon Allies" on Tuesday. Firefighters extinguish New Roads house fire, re-open False River Road. Updated:...
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Freedom Fest held in New Roads

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - While some are trying to beat the summer heat, others are choosing to embrace it. “You’ve accomplished something huge, especially in this heat,” says Michelle Forte, who is the race coordinator. The 7th annual Freedom Fest Triathlon in New Roads has everyone sweating...
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Firefighters suffer heat exhaustion while battling New Roads blaze

NEW ROADS, La. (BRPROUD) – A Sunday (June 26) evening house fire in New Roads led to the temporary closure of False River Road and left more than one firefighter with heat exhaustion, officials say. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department (BRFD), the blaze occurred at a residence...
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Firefighters extinguish New Roads house fire, re-open False River Road

The 7th annual Freedom Fest Triathlon in New Roads has everyone sweating this year. The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission says our roads actually became more deadly during the peak of the pandemic lockdown. Film screening of ‘Uncommon Allies’ at SU to start conversation on violence in the community.
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Vibes in the Ville brings music to hot St. Francisville evening

The Remnants played songs from the 1960s live and loud at the June 24 Vibes in the Ville at Parker Park. The Vibes in the Ville monthly music series is held at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month in St. Francisville. The concert series provides free music and refreshments sold by various local vendors.
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Louisiana State Police Investigating June 24 Officer Involved Shooting After Deputies Return Fire Striking a Suspect

Louisiana State Police Investigating June 24 Officer Involved Shooting After Deputies Return Fire Striking a Suspect. Louisiana – Louisiana State Police reported that on June 24, 2022, shortly after 6:00 p.m., the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office requested the LSP Bureau of Investigations to investigate a shooting involving one of their deputies. According to the preliminary investigation, shortly before 6:00 p.m., the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a second 911 call of the day involving a suspicious person in the Indian Mound, Louisiana area. As deputies arrived on the scene, the suspect opened fire. The deputies returned fire, striking the suspect and inflicting minor injuries. The suspect was later identified as Deandrick Brown, 24, of St. Francisville.
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New Roads house fire shuts down False River Road

Bicyclist killed after getting struck by car in Ascension Parish, State Police say. Melvin White, 61, of Gonzales, was killed after getting struck by a car while riding his bicycle on Highway 61 in Ascension Parish, according to Louisiana State Police. Vehicle fire causes traffic delays on I-10 East near...
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West Feliciana deputies shoot man during Friday gunfight in St. Francisville, State Police say

West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's deputies shot someone during a gunfight in St. Francisville on Friday evening, Louisiana State Police said. Around 6:00 p.m., deputies responded to a second 911 call of the day reporting a suspicious person in the Indian Mound area, according to a news release. When they arrived, they found Deandrick Brown, 24, of St. Francisville; Brown shot at them, and deputies returned fire, State Police said.
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