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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.

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.

Sandbags sites to open at 1:00 p.m. on June 16

Sandbags Sites to Open at 1:00 p.m. In preparation for possible heavy rainfall and tropical weather this weekend, Parish President Hotard will open sandbag locations ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

Lt. General Honoré visits St. John Parish to address environmental concerns

WALLACE — Retired Lt. General Russel L. Honoré believes the first rule of patriotism is to vote in a democracy. He said the second most ... Read more

2 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Lt. General Russel Honoré to visit Wallace over grain elevator concerns

WALLACE — Lt. General Russel Honoré, best known for coordinating military relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, will attend the Stop the Wallace ... Read more

2 months ago by Special to.

St. John Sheriff advises ATV safety

The St. John Sheriff’s Office has been receiving several calls from citizens complaining about people recklessly driving four-wheelers and dirt bikes in neighborhoods on the ... Read more

2 months ago by Special to.

SJSO to conduct seat belt checks 05/24 to 06/06

The St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office is participating in the Click It or Ticket campaign May 24 through June 6. Extra patrols will be conducting ... Read more

2 months ago by Special to.

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