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Louisiana to enter Phase 2 reopening Friday, June 5

BATON ROUGE — Governor John Bel Edwards announced Monday that, following improvement in the COVID-19 outlook, Louisiana is ready to move to Phase Two of ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Hotard: COVID-19 has revealed our strengths

It has been difficult lately to deal with the deaths and economic destruction our country is suffering due to the coronavirus, especially as the deaths ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

Montegut: COVID-19 numbers improving dramatically

Since my last update in the newspaper on May 4, there has been a dramatic decrease in COVID-19 related deaths and cases of new infection ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

St. Charles Catholic continues senior traditions with a twist

LAPLACE–St. Charles Catholic High School is an institution of tradition. Over the 65-year history of the school, many poignant and much-anticipated traditions have developed, including ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Louisiana Federal Credit Union donates equipment to SJPH

LUTCHER–Louisiana Federal Credit Union (FCU)  recently donated 1,500 surgical masks to medical staff at St. James Parish Hospital as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

COVID-19 financial relief available to local families

LAPLACE — Thanks to a generous donation of $42,000 from Nalco Champion – an Ecolab Company, $500 grants are available to St. John the Baptist ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Selah Productions, Inc. hosting additional food distribution

LAPLACE — Selah Productions, Inc. and Second Harvest Food Bank will host another food giveaway at 9 a.m. June 9 for residents of LaPlace, Reserve, ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Metro offers free & flexible training to break the cycle of violence

LAPLACE — Every human being has power and deserves respect, according to Mark Medina, community outreach coordinator for Metro Centers for Community Advocacy. Medina offers ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Guidry: ‘Hey, are you short of breath, or do you think it’s my anxiety?’

Dear World, The month of March started out promising. I had a birthday coming up, and it was finally time for crawfish boils and Hansen’s ... Read more

5 days ago by Gary Dupré.

Every child care provider in Louisiana to receive reopening supplies

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Education announced all 1,649 child care providers in Louisiana will soon receive supplies to help them ensure the ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

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