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Love for community seen through holiday blessings

When Thanksgiving leftovers are packed away and Christmas music fills the airwaves, I start mentally preparing a shopping ...

Opinion

I have huge shoes to fill

On November 26, 1935, in a raised Acadian house along Mt. Airy’s portion of the Mississippi River, a ...

LaPlace

St. John Parish households top $134M in disaster assistance ;Application deadline has passed, but FEMA is still here to help

LAPLACE — The deadline to apply for disaster assistance through FEMA was November 29, exactly three months from ...

LaPlace

Contract renewal could save thousands in future construction costs

LAPLACE — Financial savvy thinking by St. John the Baptist Parish engineering consultant Joseph Savoie could potentially save ...

Opinion

Happy 86th birthday to my loving wife

When a man introduces his wife to someone, the usual remark is: “So this is your better half.” ...

Edgard

Reserve man receives maximum sentence on rape, home invasion charges

EDGARD — Appearing before the Honorable Nghana Lewis, Reserve resident Larry Dillon was recently sentenced to the statutory ...

Local

Valero’s St. Charles Refinery presents $1M to local children’s charities

NORCO —Valero’s St. Charles Refinery distributed $1 million among 10 local charities from funds raised through the 2021 Valero ...

Garyville

Blood, Sweat & Bonfires reignites in 2021; Animated blue crab design is 2 years in the making

GARYVILLE — Blood, Sweat, and Bonfires will light up the sky on Christmas Eve with a design that ...

Opinion

Personal safety is a must this holiday season

Shoppers are making their lists and checking them twice. But, they are probably neglecting to check their safety. ...

LaPlace

9th annual Feed & Warm the Homeless project is underway

LAPLACE — Before they were old enough to walk or talk, 9-year-old Bella Angotti, 7-year-old Berkley Angotti and ...

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Agenda for Children launches “80 for 80 Challenge” to raise funds for child care centers

NEW ORLEANS — Agenda for Children has been leading the region’s Hurricane Ida response for child care centers ...

News

LDWF Agents Investigating Fatal Boating Incident in Washington Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) enforcement agents are investigating a fatal boating incident that occurred in ...

Local

DESTREHAN MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO BANK FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING CONSPIRACIES

NEW ORLEANS – DUANE A. DUFRENE, age 54, of Destrehan, Louisiana, pleaded guilty on November 24, 2021 to ...

Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida Recovery Update – Tuesday, November 30

LAPLACE — St. John the Baptist Parish issued the following Hurricane Ida recovery updates for Tuesday, November 30. ...

LaPlace

SJSO seeks help for missing man

Detectives with the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Juan Raoul Camargo ...

Local

SCSO seek help finding shoplifting person of interest

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office would like the public’s assistance with identifying a person of interest of ...

LaPlace

SJSO seeks help finding missing 75-year-old with dementia

Detectives with the St. John Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help with locating this man, Terry Vinet. ...

News

Active 2021 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends

The active 2021 Atlantic hurricane season officially concludes today having produced 21 named storms (winds of 39 mph ...

News

Two Texas Residents Killed in Crash on Interstate 20

Dixie Inn – On Sunday, November 28, 2021, just before 10:30 p.m., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police ...

Hurricane Ida

Cassidy announces $9M in disaster relief

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will grant a ...