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Detectives Investigate West Bank shooting

WALLACE—Detectives with the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that left a man and two juveniles injured. At about 9:30 ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

T-shirt fundraiser supports historic preservation

WALLACE — The German Coast Preservation Guild, a local nonprofit group, has a goal to sell 50 T-shirts to help fund its current research project. ... Read more

3 months ago by Special to.

Dr. Banner hosts 1st “Coming to the Table” meeting for racial healing

WALLACE – Dr.  Joy Banner, director of communications and descendants for Whitney Plantation Museum, invites the public to a “Coming to the Table” kick-off discussion ... Read more

3 months ago by Special to.

Drive-thru testing now offered on West Bank

WALLACE — A second COVID-19 testing site has opened on the West Bank of St. John the Baptist Parish. The new drive-thru site is at ... Read more

5 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Legend’s Sports Bar & Grill opens on West Bank

WALLACE — Four friends from Wallace had a vision to bring a full-fledged sports bar to the West Bank from the time they were in ... Read more

7 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Whitney Plantation honors black history: Blessing ceremony & viral photographs tie past to present

WALLACE — Whitney Plantation’s grounds are considered a sacred space because of the tears and the labor of the enslaved people who suffered and died, ... Read more

7 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Whitney Plantation marks 5 years: Admission includes fellowship, music & food

WALLACE — This Saturday, Dec. 7, Whitney Plantation will mark its fifth-year anniversary with a free day of fellowship, music and cuisine. This is a ... Read more

10 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Descendants honor enslaved ancestor with tree planting & blessing ceremony

WALLACE — In 1829, Anthony, a 21-year-old enslaved man was put on a ship in North Carolina and sold to the Duparc-Locoul Brothers in New ... Read more

11 months ago by Special to.

Whitney Plantation director responds to viral plantation reviews

WALLACE — Ashley Rogers, executive director at Whitney Plantation, wasn’t surprised to read the insensitive plantation tour reviews that went viral on Twitter last week ... Read more

1 year ago by Brooke Robichaux.

SJSO visits back to school bash

WALLACE — The St. John Sheriff’s Office recently helped students on the West Bank prepare for school. Sheriff Mike Tregre and a few of his ... Read more

1 year ago by Special to.

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