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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

LaPlace

Council vote thwarts plans for day care center

LAPLACE — An attempt by Revelation Knowledge Outreach Center Pastor Alfreda J. DeVare to open a day center on the grounds of the LaPlace church ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, January 29, 2022 12:03 am

LaPlace

Contract awarded for LA SAFE enhancements

LAPLACE — Upgrades along Main Street and adjourning areas in LaPlace will soon be underway courtesy of a Louisiana Office of Community Development grant. The ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 12:01 am

LaPlace

Parish Council votes to dissolve finance committee

LAPLACE —The St. John Parish Council voted to dissolve the finance committee effective Jan. 1. The committee is comprised of all of the council members ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, December 22, 2021 12:00 am

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 the parish thousands of dollars in future ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Parish re-advertising for LA SAFE construction bids

LAPLACE — Delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and higher than expected construction bids temporarily derailed the LA SAFE Airline and Main Complete Streets Project. ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, November 13, 2021 12:03 am

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