Ascension Arrests January 25 – February 1

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January 25 Alverez, Landarrius A, 29, 1003 S STACY AVE, GONZALES, Bond Revocation, Domestic Abuse Battery Carter, Kenneth, 36, 41107 LAKEWAY COVE AVE, GONZALES, Violations of Protective Orders Bond, Kellie, 34, 801 WESTFIELD ST, Denham Springs, Possession of Schedule II CDS, Contraband Defined; Certain Activities Regarding Contraband in Penal Institutions Prohibited, Illegal Possession of Stolen Read More

St. Louis Catholic groups assemble ‘best practices’ after Ferguson

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Photographs surround the casket of Michael Brown before the start of his Aug. 25, 2014, funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. The unarmed 18-year-old Brown died after being shot in Ferguson, Mo., by police officer Darren Wilson Aug. 9, 2014. The shooting led to racially charged clashes in Ferguson, which is Read More

Medical Assistant Guide Publishes 2018 CMA Salary Data

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2018 Medical Assistant Salary Report The leading publication for Medical Assistants shares salary insights in their 2018 Salary Report which includes data taken from employers nationwide. In this year’s report we compiled and analyzed the most complete data available, and we also invested more into the content design to offer better access, insights, and usage Read More

Farmer boasts about yard full of chickens

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“Nuh weh inna Jamaica yuh a go see so much common fowl inna nobody yard,” Seiwright Maise boasted as the chickens flocked him at his home in Alderton, St Ann. While struggling to keep them off him, he told THE STAR that he has lost count of the exact number of chickens he now has. Read More

Person of interest surrenders to cops

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Another St James wanted man is now in police custody. Kirk Stevens, of a Flanker address, turned himself into the police last Friday morning at about 6 a.m., and was officially charged last Saturday. Stevens was accompanied by his lawyer at the time of his surrender. Stevens was wanted for two counts of murder and Read More

Repeat offender accused of stealing money

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A repeat offender currently before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court for stealing $92,000 will know his fate when he returns to court on February 21. Charged with larceny is Omar Ricketts. When the matter was called up last Friday, he pleaded not guilty to the offence. The complainant told the court that she Read More

How a Queensland priest’s private collection became the University of Queensland’s greatest treasure 50 years ago

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Collector clergyman: Fr Edward Hayes holds what is possibly a Diprotodon’s leg bone, with some of his books surrounding him. The Diprotodon was an ancient Australian marsupial. Photo: Courtesy of Catholic Church Archives, Toowoomba. FIFTY years ago, a humble Queensland priest handed over the most valuable collection of Australiana to the University of Queensland’s Fryer Read More

Mexican Ambassador pays courtesy visit to Dennery North MP

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By SLP February 5, 2018 (PRESS RELEASE) – The Ambassador of Mexico to Saint Lucia and the Eastern Caribbean States His Excellency Oscar Esparza-Vargas today paid a courtesy visit to the offices of Dennery North MP Shawn Edward. The visit, got underway with a meeting at the Richfond based Dennery North Parliamentary Office. There, the Read More

Trump’s Barbados ambassador pick retweeted conspiracy theories

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President Trump’s nominee to serve as the ambassador of Barbados has a history of retweeting conspiracy theories attacking the commander-in-chief’s political opponents. Leandro Rizzuto Jr., a Conair executive, was nominated in January to be the ambassador of Barbados as well as Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis but the Senate has to confirm him before Read More