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Local

Local woman featured in Apple TV series recounts experience at Memorial during Hurricane Katrina

  NEW ORLEANS — Diane Robichaux spent 17 years suppressing memories of the horrific conditions she encountered at Memorial Medical Center in the five days ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 24, 2022 2:21 pm

Local

Library officials break ground on new Reserve branch: Plans include café, podcasting room, meeting space & more

RESERVE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Library Board of Control and staff recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Leroy D. Williams Memorial ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 24, 2022 1:56 pm

Lifestyle

Walter Hernandez remembered as one of the brightest minds to come out of St. John Parish

LAPLACE — Walter C. Hernandez was in the first grade when he felt a light bulb go off in his head, and from that point ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 12:10 am

LaPlace

Chip’in for Anniston golf tournament a tee-riffic success

LAPLACE — Tricia LeBouef Cancienne has experienced  in the beautiful views in Cabo, the most amazing slopes in Colorado and the most exquisite jewelry in ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 12:00 am

Garyville

‘Boyz of the Village’ reunite in Garyville

  GARYVILLE — The old Garyville Bank and Pool Hall was overflowing with memories of a simpler time during the first “Boyz of the Village” ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 12:00 am

LaPlace

Edgard native’s young adult book makes New York Times bestseller list

LAPLACE — In partnership with Disney, Edgard native Farrah Rochon has penned the 13th installment in the “Twisted Tale” series, which climbed to No. 7 ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 12:00 am

Local

School Board tables superintendent selection discussion

RESERVE — School Board member Debbie Schum came into last week’s meeting eager to discuss the process of selecting the next St. John the Baptist ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Tuesday, September 20, 2022 5:39 pm

Edgard

Free educational support offered for all ages in the River Parishes

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week is September 18-24 RESERVE — Education is the basis for the wellbeing of a community, and literacy rates ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 17, 2022 9:00 am

High School Sports

New LHSAA classifications could make playoffs more competitive

NEW ORLEANS — The LHSAA finalized its classifications for Louisiana’s football, basketball, baseball and softball brackets following last week’s committee meetings. The results are expected ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 17, 2022 8:00 am

LaPlace

Warehouse space needed for this year’s Toys for Tots campaign

LAPLACE — Toys for Tots coordinator Devona L’Herisse will soon receive the first shipment of 52 pallets of toys to be distributed to children in ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 17, 2022 6:00 am

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