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St. John boasts top DA’s Office in the state, gets $25K award

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish District Attorney’s Office was recognized as the most impactful district attorney’s office in Louisiana during the inaugural ... Read more

5 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Local children volunteer to fill sandbags

LAPLACE — Five local children took the initiative to help neighbors fill sandbags over the weekend in preparation for Hurricane Sally. Brandon Couste Jr., 17, ... Read more

5 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Drive in movie comes to Edgard this week

EDGARD — Locally produced film “The Perfect Mate” will be shown to audiences for the first time on a 40-foot inflatable screen with a 200-pound ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

PHOTO FEATURE: St. John has first day of school

Last week, youngsters throughout St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools reported for their first day of school. Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Cold Case: Nuccio, McCrory deaths anger Manchac mob (Part 1)

On Tuesday, Dec.8, 1936, headlines in The New Orleans States newspaper read, “Opinions conflict on missing fishermen” and “Accidentally drowned, says sheriff; Foul play, kin ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

St. Peter School celebrates 90 years

RESERVE — St. Peter Catholic School in Reserve is Monsignor Jean Eyraud’s dream brought to life. Through hard work and prayer, Eyraud opened the school ... Read more

6 days ago by Special to.

Man arrested for carnal knowledge of a juvenile

Nahun Alexande Valladares-Cruz, 22, of Harvey was arrested September 14 after the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified of Valladares-Cruz possibly in a relationship ... Read more

6 days ago by Special to.

Many graves dug in search for Audrey Moate

No one “solved the case” more often than St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Percy D. Hebert. Within days of finding Tom Hotard’s shotgun pellet-riddled ... Read more

7 days ago by Special to.

Sandbags still available

In an announcement made at 7 a.m. this morning, the following St. John Parish sandbag sites will re-open at 8 a.m. Self-Serve Sandbag Locations: John ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Storm plans in St. John Parish for Sally

LAPLACE – With the approach of Tropical Storm Sally, several agencies have made announcements regarding evacuation and closures. Early on Sunday, Governor John Bel Edwards ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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