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Education

SCC Class of 2020 breaks records with scholarship earnings

LAPLACE — St. Charles Catholic High School has long been a leader of academics in the River Parishes, but this year, the Class of 2020 ... Read more

by Special to, Saturday, July 4, 2020 9:14 am

Celebrations

Rodrigue earns a place in the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame

LAPLACE — St. John 4-H volunteer Patti Rodrigue will be formally inducted into the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame in October. Rodrigue served as a ... Read more

by Special to, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:05 am

Celebrations

Ridings: A free press safeguards American independence

America’s Founders regarded a free press as so vital to the new nation that they took care to include that right in the First Amendment ... Read more

by Special to, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Keller: We can learn from the God-fearing men of the past

America is considered a young country. In fact, on July 4, it will only be 244 years old. It’s shocking to see how far we’ve ... Read more

by Special to, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Clifton: Topping cauliflower waffles with your favorite foods

Did you know that cauliflower waffles are guilt-free and fun to eat?  If you are looking for ways to increase your vegetable intake in the ... Read more

by Special to, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:00 am

LaPlace

Fire Department responds to reports of smoke

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Office of Fire Services responded to two fire calls in LaPlace on Tuesday, June 30. No injuries ... Read more

by Special to, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:00 am

Columns

Brock: July is the time to plant Halloween pumpkins

July 4 is Independence Day, a holiday packed with summer tradition. Perhaps you’ll find yourself barbequing, relaxing by the water or blowing up a small ... Read more

by Special to, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:00 am

Obituaries

Barbara Jean Bell Gralapp

Barbara Jean Bell Gralapp passed away peacefully on the evening of March 24, 2020. She was born November 27, 1942 in Gulfport, Mississippi. Growing up along ... Read more

by Special to, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:25 pm

Columns

Michel: ‘It’s gonna be good!’

My almost 2-year-old granddaughter, Caroline, loves to eat! She was most recently seen climbing onto her great-grandfather’s lap and leaving only after she had finished ... Read more

by Special to, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:46 am

Columns

Keller: Is Christian America in decline?

I have a habit of saving articles that get my attention. I very seldom read them again, but I don’t throw them away. Last week, ... Read more

by Special to, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:14 am

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