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Congressman Graves reflects on to West Shore Levee progress

RESERVE — The groundbreaking for the construction of the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Levee Project, initially scheduled for June 21 at the Reserve Relief Boat ... Read more

3 hours ago by Brooke Robichaux.

River Region Chamber collecting items for new teachers

LAPLACE — The River Region chamber of Commerce is once again partnering with local businesses to welcome new teachers to St. James, St. Charles and ... Read more

3 hours ago by Special to.

Registration open for ‘Shot At A Million’ in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE — Starting at noon today, Louisianans can register for their Shot At A Million, a campaign totaling $2.3 million in cash and scholarship giveaways ... Read more

3 hours ago by Special to.

SJSO participates in SHINE program

LAPLACE — St. John Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre, School Resource Officers Lt. Chasity Sanford and Sgt. Larry Williams recently visited with students participating in the ... Read more

3 hours ago by Special to.

Graves’ Bill to restore Lake Pontchartrain Passes the U.S. House

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves’ bill to advance restoration of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin passed through the U.S. House today. H.R. 1921 provides federal support for ... Read more

3 hours ago by Special to.

8-year-old donates birthday money to help local cancer patients

GARYVILLE — Given the choice between receiving birthday presents and donating to a charity, 8-year-old Lilly Graves opted to collect money for local nonprofit Perry’s ... Read more

3 hours ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Reserve couple leaves legacy of community service

LAPLACE — More than one year has passed since the lives of Mary and Lee “June” Belvin Jr. were tragically cut short by COVID-19, but ... Read more

3 hours ago by Special to.

From Howard University to law school;LaPlace native Kennedy Gerard pursues future in healthcare policy

LAPLACE — Growing up in St. John the Baptist Parish, Kennedy Gerard didn’t realize that going to the doctor was luxury not everyone could afford. ... Read more

3 hours ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Get ready for the unexpected with a disaster go bag

Jolted awake at 3 a.m. by a neighbor’s urgent knocking, Aaron and Jacqueline Pate were greeted by a horrifying sight — flames encroached on their ... Read more

3 hours ago by Special to.

St. John Theatre announces cast of ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

RESERVE — After a yearlong intermission, St. John Theatre is excited to be back on stage and producing a summer musical. Actors, singers, dancers, musicians and ... Read more

3 hours ago by Special to.

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