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Blood, Sweat and Bonfires scales back 2020 Christmas tradition

  GARYVILLE — Last Christmas Eve, Josh Weidert of the Blood, Sweat and Bonfires group stood next to a 60-foot alligator creation and looked out ... Read more

6 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

St. John schools see spike in COVID-19 infections; decisions are forthcoming

RESERVE — St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools have experienced a spike in COVID-19 infections over the past two days, Superintendent Dr. Lynett Hookfin ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Program aims to make home ownership more accessible

LAPLACE — Home ownership is now more accessible to St. John the Baptist Parish residents through a program offering non-repayable down payment assistance and up ... Read more

1 month ago by Richard Meek.

Zeta brought no damage to critical infrastructure, parish president says

LAPLACE — St. John the Baptist Parish was spared the worst from fast-moving Hurricane Zeta, according to Parish President Jaclyn Hotard. Hotard reported that St. ... Read more

1 month ago by Brooke Robichaux.

St. John Public Schools to have virtual learning Thursday

RESERVE –  Tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 29, all St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools will have Virtual Learning only. In the event that students are ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy reports widespread power outages

LAPLACE – As of 6:15 p.m., approximately 1086 customers were out of power due to Hurricane Zeta. Entergy crews will restore power once it is ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Hurricane Zeta approaching landfall as a strong Category 2 storm

LAPLACE — St. John the Baptist Parish residents are asked to stay off the roadways for the next several hours and prepare for damaging winds, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

NAACP honors local SHEROES on the front lines of progress

BY JASMIN PORTER SPECIAL TO L’OBSERVATEUR   LAPLACE – The Louisiana NAACP State Conference Awards Ceremony recognizes nationally acclaimed excellence in athletics, public policy, social ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

Lower energy bills: Weatherization services available to St. John residents

LAPLACE — St. John the Baptist Parish residents may be eligible for weatherization services to improve heating and cooling efficiency and reduce energy costs. This ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

St. John Industrial Group Shares 2019 emission data, supports local restaurants

LAPLACE — St. John Industrial Group updated its plans for sharing emission data in 2020, primarily due to COVID-19 uncertainties. For more than 20 years, ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

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