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Rams fall as Comets run the court

EDGARD — The West St. John Rams fell 35-75 to the St. Charles Catholic Comets on Tuesday night in high school basketball. The Rams fiercely ... Read more

10 hours ago by Tara Williams.

St. John Public Schools announces changes to instruction beginning Jan. 18

RESERVE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District recently informed families of changes to the instruction schedule prompted by recent COVID-19 spikes ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

The Unrestricted Woman; Local pastor shares her story of being ‘Broken, Bruised & Bleeding’

EDGARD — Pastor Kim Bailey of Edgard was among 17 women who came together to share their stories of triumph in a new anthology called ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Parish receives check from Marathon Petroleum

LAPLACE — On Dec. 30, St. John the Baptist Parish President Jaclyn Hotard, along with Sheriff Mike Tregre, Assessor Lucien Gauff and Council Chairman Lennix ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

Phi Iota Iota Chapter celebrates 28 years of service in the River Parishes

LAPLACE — Founded in 1911 in the halls of Howard University, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. name was derived from a Greek phrase meaning ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Settling into retirement, Judge Madeline Jasmine reflects on 30 years on the bench

The Honorable Madeline Jasmine started college with intentions of becoming an international social worker, but her true calling was right at home. For the past ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Brooke Robichaux.

St. John the Baptist Church commemorates 100 years

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edgard is an architectural marvel that is rich in history and equally rich in love. The current church building ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Flourish Model & Talent Agency coming to LaPlace

EDGARD — There’s no feeling quite like the exhilaration of stepping onto a runway, being on a film set or seeing yourself on a television ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Judge Jasmine retires after 30 years on the bench

EDGARD – The Honorable Madeline Jasmine became the first African American judge for the 40th Judicial District Court when she was elected in 1990. After ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Holiday Garbage Schedule

No Garbage Service Friday, December 25 or Friday, January 1   Metro Service Group will not collect on Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, 2020, or ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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