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2024 Best of River Parishes: A Fresh Start and Growing Excitement

A new look, new categories and lots of early interest are hallmarks of the newly minted 2024 Best ...

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ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, MAY 14th, 2024

I. CALL TO ORDER II. ROLL CALL III. OPENING PRAYER IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE V. PUBLIC COMMENT – ...

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Evonik donates $80,000 to St. John United Way

Evonik, one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies, has donated $80,000 to St. John United Way in ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: LaPlace Lions Club crawfish boil

The Laplace Lions Club recently held its annual crawfish boil at Riverlands Country Club, the scene of the next ...

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La Guard sends second rotation to Texas border mission

By Spc. Duncan Foote | Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office Continuing the request from the State of ...

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AGENDA ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, APRIL 23rd, 2024 6:00 PM

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, APRIL 23rd, 2024 6:00 PM COUNCIL CHAMBERS LAPLACE, LOUISIANA ...

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St. John Sheriff’s Office joins in on Pancakes with the Police fun

St. John Sheriff Mike Tregre and several of his fellow officers visited East St. John High School on ...

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Suicide prevention training becomes issue in teacher legislation

By Jim Beam The chief executive officer of Peer Initiative, a teen suicide prevention nonprofit, has expressed opposition ...

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Lutcher man arrested with more than 5 pounds of crystal meth in vehicle

On Wednesday, April 3, at about 8:50 a.m., detectives with the Lake Charles Police Combined Anti-Drug Task Force ...

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River Parish Contractors to host blood drive set for Monday

The River Parish Contractors will hold a blood drive on9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, April 8. Everyone is encouraged ...

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AGENDA ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, APRIL 9TH, 2024 6:00 PM

I. CALL TO ORDER II. ROLL CALL III. OPENING PRAYER IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE V. PUBLIC COMMENT – ...

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Distracted driving causes thousands of Louisiana crashes each year

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission reminds everyone to “Buckle Up, Phone Down.” ...

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McGaff named St. James Parish Hospital employee of quarter

St. James Parish Hospital has announced that the 2023 Employee of the 4th Quarter is Karen Keim McGaff, ...

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Coastal restoration could get more funding from possible ballot measure

By Steve Wilson | The Center Square A ballot measure could decide whether federal royalties on alternative energy production ...

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Banning school mandates for COVID-19 vaccines to get a floor vote

By Steve Wilson | The Center Square Prohibiting requirements of a COVID-19 vaccine in all Louisiana schools, public ...

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ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, MARCH 26TH, 2024 6:00 PM

AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER II. ROLL CALL III. OPENING PRAYER IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE V. PUBLIC COMMENT ...

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Report finds Louisiana K-12 spending up, enrollment down

By Steven Wilson  | The Center Square Louisiana’s per-student spending has increased 32.1% from 2002 to 2020, a ...

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Superintendent says progress evident in reading scores, more is needed

By Steve Wilson | The Center Square Spotlighting growth for fourth grade reading scores, Louisiana Superintendent Cade Brumley told a ...

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Higgins leads delegation urging disaster request be approved for crawfish farmers

U.S.  Congressman Clay Higgins, R-La., led members of the Louisiana Congressional Delegation on a letter to U.S. Small ...

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American Humane, Zoetis to host pet wellness clinic

Pet parents residing in Terrebonne Parish are invited to bring their cats and dogs to American Humane’s mobile ...