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
2 weeks ago by Special to.
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
3 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.
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
4 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.
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
5 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.
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
7 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.
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
8 months ago by Special to.
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
11 months ago by Brooke Robichaux.
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
11 months ago by Special to.
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
1 year ago by Special to.
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