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Edgard

Ida repairs on Parish buildings still underway

LAPLACE — Hurricane season is in full swing, and with at least one tropical system having already skipped through the Gulf of Mexico’s warming waters, ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, July 2, 2022 12:02 am

LaPlace

Parish Council approves general obligation bonds, addresses mosquito control

LAPLACE — Mosquitos, roofs and fencing garnered attention from St. John the Baptist Parish Council members during their meeting this past Tuesday night in LaPlace. ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, June 18, 2022 12:00 am

LaPlace

Tara Lambeth named director of Planning & Zoning

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Planning and Zoning Department will have a new look with the hiring of Dr. Tara Lambeth. The ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, June 1, 2022 12:00 am

LaPlace

Veterans Construction awarded bids for Sheriff’s Office, St. John Theatre repairs

LAPLACE — Signs continue to point to St. John the Baptist Parish’s steady recovery from Hurricane Ida, providing much-needed hope for a parish still coping ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, May 14, 2022 12:01 am

LaPlace

Workers making strides in repairing damaged streetlights

LAPLACE — Nifty handiwork by St. John the Baptist Parish utility workers is resulting in significant savings of taxpayer dollars. During the Parish Council meeting ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, April 16, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Resolutions move Reserve Library Project forward

RESERVE — A planned library in Reserve promising stunning vistas of the Mississippi River, meeting rooms and a quiet area to simply sit down and ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, March 12, 2022 12:08 am

Local

$180K, 99 days added to water meter project following Hurricane Ida impacts

LAPLACE — During this week’s meeting in LaPlace, the St. John the Baptist Parish Council narrowly approved a change order with Greenup Industries LLC for ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, February 26, 2022 12:06 am

LaPlace

Entergy working to replace damaged streetlights

LAPLACE — Neighborhoods in St. John the Baptist Parish should be once again shining, according to two Entergy officials who addressed parish council members this ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Friday, February 25, 2022 2:27 pm

Garyville

Public housing availability a concern in St. John Parish

LAPLACE — Affordable housing in St. John the Baptist Parish is becoming increasingly difficult to find, a challenge exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and Hurricane ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Tuesday, February 15, 2022 6:30 pm

Edgard

Federal dollars soften the blow of Hurricane Ida repair expenses

LAPLACE — Hurricane Ida’s wrath continues to ding St. John the Baptist Parish’s coffers, although the federal government is helping to soften the blow. The ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, February 12, 2022 12:08 am

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