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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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Twins pitching coach leaving for LSU (source)

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson will be leaving the organization after Thursday's game against the Guardians in Cleveland, the club said on Sunday. A source told MLB.com that Johnson was set to return to the collegiate ranks as the new pitching coach at LSU. The news was initially reported by Kendall Rogers of D1Baseball.
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Firefighters extinguish New Roads house fire, re-open False River Road

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. Crisis on Louisiana roads emerges from pandemic. Updated: 4 hours ago.
NEW ROADS, LA

Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson to exit for same job at LSU

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson has informed the club he will leave his job this week, reportedly for the same role at LSU.Johnson traveled with the team on Sunday night to Cleveland, where he will stay on for the five-game series that's scheduled through Thursday, Twins spokesman Dustin Morse said.Johnson has accepted the pitching coach position at LSU, according to a report by D1Baseball.com on Twitter. LSU spokesman Bill Franques said the Tigers plan to announce a new pitching coach Monday, though he did not identify the hire.The Twins did not confirm Johnson's destination. Further announcements from...
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Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson joins LSU

In a surprise midseason move, Minnesota Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson is leaving the team to return to the college ranks, as D1 Baseball’s Kendall Rogers reports that Johnson has been hired as LSU’s new pitching coach. Johnson is in his fourth season with the Twins but has...
BATON ROUGE, LA

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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Knights of Columbus donate to the Arc of East Ascension

On June 10, Vernon Faucheaux, chair of the Tootsie Roll Drive, St. Theresa of Avila Knights of Columbus Council 2657's Tootsie Roll drive, presented a $4,631 check to the Arc of East Ascension. The donations were collected by selling Tootsie Rolls outside the two Ralph's Market stores on La. 44...
COLUMBUS, OH
theadvocate.com

Ascension Public Schools announces new leadership appointments

Ascension Public Schools recently announced the appointments of four new school leaders: Carli Francois as the new director of Secondary Education, Adrina Million as the new supervisor of Special Education, O'Neil Robinson as the new associate principal at Donaldsonville High School, and Melissa Caro as the new assistant principal of Bullion Primary.
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BASF’s TECH Academy introduces local high school students to technical careers

Fifteen area high school students recently completed BASF’s TECH Academy — a weeklong educational and workforce development program hosted at River Parishes Community College. TECH Academy encourages students to learn more about technical and craft careers through experiments, demonstrations, field trips and interactions with industry professionals, a news...
GEISMAR, LA
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Reports: Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson leaving for LSU

Minnesota Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson will leave the team to join LSU in the same role, according to multiple reports Sunday evening. Johnson has previous college coaching experience. Before joining the Twins, he served as Arkansas' pitching coach as it reached the College World Series final in 2018. Still,...
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Myles Brennan prepping to be QB1 for LSU this fall

BATON ROUGE - From this time three years ago, Myles Brennan came to the Manning Passing Academy as Joe Burrow's understudy not knowing that both he and Burrow would be involved in one of the most historic college football seasons of all time. Fast forward three years to now, he's...
BATON ROUGE, LA
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Mike Bianco is finally a National Championship head coach

When Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco was hired as the Ole Miss head baseball coach on June 7, 2000, he was just a few years removed from being part of a National Championship team, as an assistant coach of the LSU Tigers. Since then in Oxford, Mike Bianco has won a lot of games and had plenty of opportunities to win championships. Little did he know it would take him 25 years to get back to a championship series.
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