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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

43 mins ago by Brooke Robichaux.

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

48 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

48 mins ago by Staff Reports.

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

49 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

49 mins ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Victorious Life Church distributing hot meals

LAPLACE — Apostle Renita Graber and Ambassador Winston Graber of Victorious Life Family Worship Center are feeding the community this week at their church locations ... Read more

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Thousands of masks & face shields given to St. John residents

LAPLACE —As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in St. John Parish, an estimated 650 families were blessed with face mask and shield donations during Saturday’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Cora Louque prepares to sell beloved LaPlace bakery

LAPLACE — Cora Louque’s beautifully decorated cakes have sweetened life’s greatest occasions for more than 30 years. Since 1986, Fine Cakes by Cora & Dora ... Read more

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

New agreement aims to deepen Mississippi River :Port sees opportunity for economic growth

LAPLACE — Governor John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently signed the Project Partnership Agreement to ... Read more

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

LaPlace man arrested for burglary

LAPLACE — Ryan Joseph Modica, 27, of LaPlace, was arrested Aug. 2 after being caught on a surveillance camera burglarizing a vehicle. Modica was arrested ... Read more

3 days ago by Special to.

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