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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

1 month 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

1 month 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

4 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

5 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

8 months 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

8 months ago by Special to.

Real Housewives of Potomac film emotional trip to Whitney Plantation

WALLACE —Locals who watch The Real Housewives of Potomac may have noticed a familiar location in Sunday’s episode, as cast member Gizelle Bryant traced her ... Read more

10 months ago by Special to.

Public asked to share ideas on improving bicycle & pedestrian safety in St. John

LAPLACE — Pedestrian and bicycle safety is a major problem with fatal consequences in St. John the Baptist Parish and surrounding regions, according to Cassie ... Read more

10 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Adaptive and paralympic sport experience comes to LaPlace

LAPLACE — People of all ages, with or without disabilities, can experience the fun of boccia training and wheelchair basketball this month in a free ... Read more

10 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.

‘Deplorable’ West Bank fire station needs renovation, councilman says

LAPLACE — Few can disagree as to the disturbing conditions of the West Bank Volunteer Fire Department stations, especially as compared to the more pristine ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

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