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Man dies in Norco house fire

NORCO — State Fire Marshal deputies are investigating an early morning house fire in Norco that claimed the life of the elderly male homeowner. Around 6:45 ... Read more

8 hours ago by Staff Reports.

AG Landry and others fight fraud against seniors

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul are leading a bipartisan coalition of 44 states in urging Congress ... Read more

11 hours ago by Special to.

Man who escaped police in July captured

MORGAN CITY —  The U.S. Marshall Service captured John Henry Bartholomew  this week while he was hiding in a Morgan City motel.   Police reported ... Read more

11 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Louisiana Will Move to Pay $300 in Enhanced Unemployment Benefits

Baton Rouge – Gov. Edwards announced today that Louisiana will pursue an option under President Donald Trump’s executive order that it believes will allow around 454,000 ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

LaPlace Sonic employee shoots co-worker multiple times

Kamonte Lamon Robinson, 23, of Baton Rouge was arrested in connection to last night’s shooting at Sonic Drive-In in LaPlace. Robinson was charged with attempted ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Bogart’s wife charged with accessory after the fact

Tammy Bogart, 42, of LaPlace was arrested August 12 in connection to a child sex abuse case involving her husband, John Bogart. After further investigation, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

St. Joan of Arc graduates grow in faith

LAPLACE — Hartley Faucheux and Lauren Laiche are two of the most impactful students Ryan Flynn has encountered in nearly four years of teaching at ... Read more

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

St. John Parish celebrates 2 special anniversaries

Destiny Christian Center commemorates 21 years The first service at Destiny Christian Center, then known as New Homes Ministries – LaPlace, took place on Aug. ... Read more

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Never too old to follow your dreams: LaPlace woman attains doctorate in theology

LAPLACE — At 60 years old, Dr. Cherry Knight is a mother of four, a grandmother of seven and the 2020 salutatorian of her graduating ... Read more

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Parks & Rec offers summer activities

RESERVE— The community asked for summer activities, and the St. John the Baptist Parish Parks and Recreation Department has answered the call. There are numerous ... Read more

3 days ago by Special to.

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