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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 the day Hurricane Ida devastated Southeast Louisiana. ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 am

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 maximum of 40 years for second-degree rape, ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 am

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 has been two years in the making. ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 am

High School Sports

WSJ senior Jason August leads by example

LAPLACE — All eyes are on West St. John senior Jason August Jr., a scholar-athlete who strives to be a role model on and off ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 am

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 4-year-old Bevin Angotti were introduced to a ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

G. Smith Motorsports donates 150+ Thanksgiving baskets; 7th annual event benefits River Parishes

LAPLACE — G. Smith Motorsports isn’t all about racing and rallies. Brothers Glen and Gary Smith use the philanthropic platform to uplift the River Parishes ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, November 27, 2021 12:10 am

LaPlace

Therapeutic Riding Center reopens classes: LaPlace’s best kept secret looks for community support this Giving Tuesday

LAPLACE — Hailed as one of the best kept secrets in LaPlace, the Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center has helped individuals with physical and ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, November 27, 2021 12:08 am

Columnists

Toni Says: Husband retiring…Why is he receiving a 5-year Part B penalty?

Toni: My husband is retiring from the company he has worked at since 2005 and now our Medicare nightmare is beginning. Jim’s company has changed ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, November 27, 2021 12:02 am

LaPlace

Warriors Red B Team wins Super Bowl title

LAPLACE — The 9- and 10-year-olds on the St. John Warriors Red B Team proved their resiliency time and time again this season, and they ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Warriors Red A Team closes stellar season

LAPLACE — The St. John Warriors Red A team had an undefeated regular season and fell just short in the championship game this past Saturday ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:00 am

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