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New Pastor named at First Baptist Church in LaPlace

LAPLACE — On October 1, following a yearlong search, Shane Newton was named Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in LaPlace. He, his wife Anna, and their ... Read more

10 hours ago by Ronny Michel.

Jeff Perilloux sentenced to 14 years

EDGARD — Former St. John the Baptist Parish Division B Judge Jeff Perilloux was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Monday, Oct. 19 for ... Read more

10 hours ago by Brooke Robichaux.

List of locals owed money in paper today

LAPLACE — In today’s paper, starting on Page 8B, readers will find a list of St. John the Baptist Parish residents owed money by the ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

5 LaPlace residents charged with firearm & drug conspiracy charges

NEW ORLEANS — U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced this week that a federal grand jury returned a nine-count indictment against five LaPlace residents on ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

St. John Public School District to bring more students back into schools

RESERVE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District will utilize a phased-in approach to bringing more students back into its schools under ... Read more

10 hours ago by Special to.

St. John Parish Political Forum proves insightful

LAPLACE—With an upcoming election swiftly approaching, the Choice International Ministries hosted a Political Forum for the purpose of introducing the local candidates and allowing them ... Read more

11 hours ago by Tara Williams.

St. James Parish Hospital receives 2020 Safety Star Award

LAPLACE — St. James Parish Hospital was recently named one of three 2020 Safety Star Award recipients by the Louisiana Hospital Association Trust Funds. The ... Read more

11 hours ago by Special to.

School Board recognizes nurses

The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board recognized its nurses during its Oct. 16 meeting for all they have done to keep the district’s ... Read more

11 hours ago by Special to.

Brandon Butler honored by School Board

Brandon Butler, a second-grader at Fifth Ward Elementary School, was the St. John the Baptist Parish School Board’s Celebrate a Scholar at its Oct. 15 ... Read more

11 hours ago by Special to.

School Board celebrates a teacher

Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School teacher LaToya Session was the St. John the Baptist Parish School Board’s Celebrate a Teacher at its Oct. 15 meeting. Session ... Read more

11 hours ago by Special to.

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