July 1, 2015

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Boutte man wins $650,000 Lakeview home

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:06 am

NEW ORLEANS — One River Parishes man can step into a beautiful, new home because of his contribution to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dennis ... Read more | Add your comment

St. Charles Parish teenager dies in wreck

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:11 pm

HAHNVILLE — Authorities are investigating an auto wreck fatality that claimed the life of a local female. Captain Patrick Yoes of the St. Charles Parish ... Read more | Add your comment

The 15th annual Independence Day Celebration and Firework Show will take place Friday night, with the parish hosting celebrations on each side of the river.

Turn to the skies: St. John plans luncheon, fireworks

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:10 am

LAPLACE — On Saturday the United States of America will turn 239, and since no birthday is complete ... Read more | Add your comment

Contract awards for design and management and a proposal to upgrade equipment were on the table for the St. John the Baptist Parish Council last week, with three administration recommendations receiving the green light from the governing board.

St. John upgrades 911, trail work

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:07 am

LAPLACE — Contract awards for design and management and a proposal to upgrade equipment were on the table ... Read more | Add your comment

Reece Bordelon, from left, Jared McElveen and Alex Watkins — all in LaPlace’s Troop 406 — each became Eagle Scouts this summer.

Looks Bright: Area teens complete Eagle service projects

Saturday, June 27, 2015 12:11 am

LAPLACE — In the span of 135 minutes, three Boy Scouts from LaPlace’s Troop 406 advanced to the ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

Power of the people remains special

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:02 am

There aren’t many times when we sit back and celebrate all the special things we’re afforded in the United States of America. The never-ending political, ... Read more | Add your comment

‘No comment’ not good enough for St. John

Saturday, June 27, 2015 12:02 am

It goes without saying that accepting the responsibilities of public office is a difficult challenge. The ratio of fanfare for a job well-done pales in ... Read more | Add your comment

Orr: New airport name lands growth in Reserve

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:01 am

Paul Aucoin, executive director of the Port of South Louisiana, presented the winner of the “Out With the Old, In With the New” Rename the ... Read more | Add your comment

Hemelt: Tuskegee airman sharing his story in Reserve

Saturday, June 27, 2015 12:04 am

Dr. Calvin G. Moret likes to say he acquired a commercial pilot’s license before he held a driver’s license and owned an airplane before he ... Read more | Add your comment

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