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Sign up today: Meal delivery available for St. John students

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District has partnered with the Healthy School Food Collaborative to offer the delivery of shelf-stable, easy ... Read more

2 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Teche Action Clinic Edgard site temporarily closed

EDGARD– Due to the recent COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Teche Action Clinic is forced to temporarily close its Edgard site, but will provide services through telehealth ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to.

St. John Sheriff’s Office sets new curfew for all residents

LAPLACE – St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre announced a curfew on all residents, beginning at 9 p.m. April 1. The curfew will ... Read more

5 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

St. John Parish mourns its 1st COVID-19 fatalities

EDGARD — Helen Hilaire was a staple in her family and in her Edgard community. Swift as she could be at 85 years old, she ... Read more

1 week ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Free meals stopped at St. John Public Schools

In order to comply with the governor’s Stay at Home Order,  St. John Public Schools will no longer be offering meals effective Monday, March 23rd.  ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Council discusses public and private roads

EDGARD — The distinction between public and private roads was a topic of discussion during last week’s St. John the Baptist Parish Council meeting in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Brooke Robichaux.


The West St. John High School Beta Club made baked goods at school and brought them to local seniors at the Edgard Council on Aging ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to.

Kaylan Jermond Morris Convicted of Manslaughter and Armed Robbery

On the morning trial was set to begin for Kaylan Morris he accepted two concurrent 40-year prison sentences for Armed Robbery and Manslaughter to be ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Arthur Williams, Jr. sentenced to twenty-four years in prison for Aggravated Second Degree Battery

Judge J. Sterling Snowdy sentenced Arthur Williams, Jr. of Reserve to twenty-four years in prison. A St. John the Baptist Parish jury had found Williams ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Evergreen Plantation database shares untold stories

EDGARD – Evergreen Plantation is committed to telling the stories of the men, women and children who were enslaved there. After years of in-depth research, ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

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