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Unanimous jury convicts Larry Dillion of violent crimes

Edgard, Louisiana –  After a two-day jury trial, criminal Defendant Larry Dillon was convicted of 1 Count of Second-Degree Rape, 1 Count of Home Invasion, ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to.

Case against St. John School Board dismissed

EDGARD — Judge J. Sterling Snowdy dismissed a case against the St. John the Baptist Parish School Board during a hearing for a preliminary injunction ... Read more

1 week ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Edgard shooting under investigation

Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday, July 14, 2021, about 2 a.m., in the 100 block of Central Avenue in Edgard. Upon arrival, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

SCSO announces update on I 310 shooting; Edgard man dies

Sheriff Champagne announces an update in the shooting investigation from July 11, 2021 on Interstate 310. During the early morning hours of July 11, 2021 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

St. John Parish fireworks restrictions

For this year’s Independence Day festivities in St. John the Baptist Parish, fireworks may be discharged within the parish ONLY on July 4 from dusk ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to.

Seeing an alligator

While the SJSO has not recently recorded an uptick in calls of nuisance alligators in neighborhoods, officers remind residents to use caution if they observe ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Special to.

LA 640 Road Closure Notice

St. John the Baptist Parish – The Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) will close Highway 640 in Edgard this Friday, July 2, 2021, from ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Special to.

School Board approves tax increase to curb budget deficit

(Editor’s note 6/24/2021: This story has been updated since its original publication to provide more context on why this matter does not require voter approval.) ... Read more

1 month ago by Brooke Robichaux.

St. John sandbag locations open at 8 a.m.

Sandbag locations will be open today from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Self-Serve Locations: (please bring a shovel) – St. John Community Center – LaPlace ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

Residents encouraged to prepare for tropical weather

St. John the Baptist Parish – Parish officials and the Office of Public Safety continue to closely monitor tropical weather associated with Invest 92L in ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

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