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Chateau St. James is COVID-19 free: Nurses & CNAs proud to reach milestone

LUTCHER — This week’s balloon release was a sign of celebration for the staff of Chateau St. James Rehab and Retirement Home in Lutcher. Thanks ... Read more

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

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

3 days ago by Special to.

Pratt: The state of COVID-19 testing – part II

Testing is vital in our nation’s response to COVID-19. Throughout the pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued EUAs—Emergency Use Authorizations—for different ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Montegut: Lower numbers are reassuring, but don’t let your guard down

Since my last newspaper update of June 3, there continues to be a low level of COVID-19 related infections and deaths in St. John the ... Read more

6 days ago by Special to.

Kemmerly: What should you do if have COVID-19, even if you are asymptomatic

If you’ve tested positive for coronavirus, but you aren’t experiencing symptoms like cough, shortness of breath, fever or fatigue, you may be asymptomatic. While you ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to.

Blue Cross shares tips for a safe, healthy summer

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2 weeks ago by Special to.

13th annual pro football camp cancelled

LAPLACE — Organizers announced that the 13th Annual Pro Football Camp, scheduled for Friday July 17 at Nicholls State University, will not take be rescheduled.  ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

Free antibody testing offered at blood drive

HAHNVILLE – St. Charles Parish, in partnership with Ochsner Health, will host a blood drive  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

Governor announces Louisiana to remain in phase two

BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana will stay in Phase Two of reopening, as the number of COVID-19 cases and related ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

McCrossen: What to expect when you’re expecting during hurricane season

We are in the midst of hurricane season and a pandemic. For pregnant women and families with small children, it’s important to take extra steps ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

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