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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 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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 months 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

2 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.

PHOTO FEATURE: WSJ Beta Club

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

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago by Special to.

WSJ fishing team reels in a big one

EDGARD — The West St. John Fishing team took home a win last week at the 2020 Louisiana High School BASS Nation West Winter Qualifier. ... Read more

3 months ago by Special to.

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