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Priced out of survival: COVID-19 pandemic worsens conditions for the working poor

LAPLACE — Data from 2018 shows that 31 percent of St. John the Baptist Parish households qualified as ALICE — Asset Limited, Income Constrained and ... Read more

41 mins ago by Brooke Robichaux.

East St. John Volleyball doubles their chances

RESERVE — The River Parish schools have a way with cultivating some of the best talent in the state. Many of these stellar athletes find ... Read more

42 mins ago by Tara Williams.

St. John has fun with STEM

LAPLACE — Approximately 60 kids participated in a recent STEM St. John session focused on simple machines/toy pulleys. Participants learned all about pulleys and how they ... Read more

46 mins ago by Special to.

St. John Parish man pleads guilty

Pursuant to a plea bargain, Mitchell P. Frase of Reserve re-arraigned and pleaded guilty to possession of CDS I; heroin on July 30 before Jude ... Read more

47 mins ago by Staff Reports.

Crime numbers show increase in St. Charles Parish since COVID-19 pandemic

LULING — The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office reports crime to the F.B.I. though the Uniform Crime Reporting System (U.C.R.). This system tracks crime through ... Read more

47 mins ago by Gary Dupré.

Public school start day pushed back

RESERVE — The start date for St. John the Baptist Parish Public School teachers has been pushed back to Aug. 17. During Thursday’s virtual School ... Read more

47 mins ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Queens of Empowering the Youth leads through mentorship

EDGARD —LaToya Washington started from the bottom and built her own path to success. She remembers how it felt to fall down the wrong path, ... Read more

47 mins ago by Brooke Robichaux.

New officers undergo training

LAPLACE — The St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division held orientation last week to acquaint new officers with the SJSO’s policy and procedures and ... Read more

47 mins ago by Staff Reports.

Butler sticks with Baylor: Basketball standout withdraws from the 2020 NBA draft

WACO, Texas — Jared Butler withdrew from the 2020 NBA Draft this week to handle some unfinished business at Baylor University. The junior guard from ... Read more

47 mins ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Passenger killed in multi-vehicle St. John Parish crash

RESERVE – Louisiana State Police reported that Andrea Adams, 49, of Monroe, was killed early Thursday morning in a three-vehicle crash that occurred on U.S. 61 ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

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