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Edgard church members visit soon-to-open Whitney Plantation: River Road Ramblings
Claude Gordon and Wilbert Milton, deacons at Greater New St. Peter Baptist Church in Edgard, tour Whitney Plantation in Wallace.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
September is Library Card Sign-up and Fine-free Month at St. John Parish Library
In celebration of Library Card Sign-Up Month and National Literacy Month in September, St. John the Baptist Library will also offer a fine-free period at all branch libraries in LaPlace, Reserve, Garyville, and Edgard.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Benefits set in Edgard, church news announced in Ama and Killona
Greater New St. Peter Baptist Church's Anointed Angels dance team of Edgard will hold a benefit dinner to raise money to purchase uniforms on August 29 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the church.
Home invasion in Edgard sparks search for suspects in St. John Parish
An Edgard couple was roused from sleep early Thursday morning by two gun-toting intruders in their home demanding money, authorities in St. John the Baptist Parish report.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Education, Employment and Empowerment Festival was held in Edgard
Musician Dave Bartholomew, an Edgard native, was the honored guest at an education and empowerment festival held recently in Edgard.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Jury deliberating murder case of Errol and Tonya Victor, charged with ...
Jury deliberations are underway in St. John the Baptist Parish to determine the fate of Errol and Tonya Victor, both charged with second-degree murder in the 2008 beating death of Tonya Victor's 8-year-old son, M. L. Lloyd III .
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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Father accused of murder acts as own attorney
A Reserve couple accused of killing their 8-year-old son back in 2008 and who made national headlines on "America's Most Wanted" TV show when they fled criminal proceedings represented themselves in a St. John the Baptist Parish trial.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Murder trial begins for Errol and Tonya Victor, charged with death of 8-year-old son
More than six years after authorities say 8-year-old M.L. Lloyd III of Reserve died at the hands of his mother and stepfather, a St. John the Baptist Parish jury was seated Thursday to hear the second-degree murder charges against the couple.
Education, Employment and Empowerment Festival is July 26 in Edgard
The West St. John Community Action Organization will sponsor its first Education, Employment and Empowerment Festival for West Bank residents and businesses on July 26 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the West St. John Recreation Complex in Edgard.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Rising Star Baptist in LaPlace hosted community meeting to discuss concerns
Rising Star Baptist Church in LaPlace recently hosted a community meeting. Pastor Donald August said community meetings are periodically hosted by the church to give local politicians the opportunity to share information about issues of concern, and for attendees to ask questions.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Edgard man jailed after loaded gun, drugs found during traffic stop in St. John Parish
An Edgard man remained in the parish jail on Monday after St. John the Baptist Parish authorities say a deputy found $180 worth of crack cocaine and a loaded handgun in his car after he was pulled over during a traffic stop Saturday on River Road in Edgard.