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Law Enforcement Torch Run set, civic association officers named in LaPlace
The St. John Sheriff's Office will host the 2014 Law Enforcement Torch Run through Reserve and LaPlace May 16. Local officers and friends will carry the Flame of Hope for Special Olympics Louisiana.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Boy shot in the head in LaPlace, St. John Parish Sheriff's deputies are searching for suspect
St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's investigators are searching for a suspect after an unidentified 17-year-old boy was found shot in the head Tuesday night in the Cambridge subdivision in LaPlace.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
St. John the Baptist Parish crime report, April 21
The information for this brief comes directly from the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office daily crime report.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Edgard fight ends in gunfire, 1 hospitalized, 1 jailed
An Easter Sunday altercation in the parking lot of an Edgard bar ended in gunfire that sent two men to the hospital, one of whom was later arrested by St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's deputies.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Living Way of the Cross presented by AOL kindergarteners in LaPlace
Kindergarten students at Ascension of Our Lord School in LaPlace recently presented a Living Way of the Cross for the student body.
LaPlace man recently donated his 200th recorded pint of blood
Donald "Donoo" Brady of LaPlace has been donating blood since 1954 and he recently donated his 200th recorded pint at Southeast Louisiana Blood Center in LaPlace.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Early voting starts Saturday for May 3rd election, St. John Parish...
Early voting starts Saturday for the May 3rd election. Voters in St. John the Baptist Parish will decide on two tax renewals and a $10 million bond issue.
St. John Parish crime report, April 17
Iron M. Henry, 30, 162 14th St., Reserve, was arrested 4/16/14 and booked with simple criminal damage to property under $500 and domestic abuse battery - first offense.
Harley for Horses set, DuPont celebrates 50 years in LaPlace, Run for the Son results announced
The Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center will hold its annual Harley for Horses April 27. The run is set to depart at 11 a.m. on April 27 from Fatty's Main Street Grill, 509 Main Street in LaPlace.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
'Transcendence,' seven other newcomers look to unseat 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
The Christopher Nolan-produced "Transcendence" lands in theaters Friday, but it's got its work cut out for it if it wants to finish the weekend in the top spot.
Do you know this woman? If so, call the St. John Sheriff's Office
The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying the woman captured in a store video who they believe is involved in a counterfeit check scam.
After prom party planned, accreditation review at St. Charles Catholic in LaPlace
St. Charles Catholic in LaPlace recently benefited from a fundraiser with Raising Cane's in LaPlace.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
St. John School Board approves redistricting plan, District 1 would include LaPlace
The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board overwhelmingly approved a redistricting plan Tuesday that shifts the boundaries of the board's 11 districts, most dramatically District 1 which will now include portions of LaPlace.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
St. John the Baptist Parish crime report, April 14
Joshua Stafford, 31, 398 Historic West, Garyville, was arrested 4/13/14 and booked with reckless operation of a vehicle while license is suspended, proof of insurance required, expired motor vehicle inspection sticker.
Sovereign citizens back in the news with arrest of Harvey man
The sovereign citizen movement is back in the local news for the first time since 2012, with the arrest of a Harvey man accused of scheming to defraud his former employer and several officials in Jefferson Parish of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
St. John Parish School Board sets public hearing on redistricting maps
The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board will hold a public hearing Tuesday, April 15, 2014 to discuss three proposed redistricting plans that will determine voting districts for the Nov. 4, 2014 election.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
River Region Chamber endorses St. John Parish schools tax renewals, bond issue
The River Region Chamber of Commerce is endorsing the St. John the Baptist Parish public school system's request to renew two taxes and to borrow $10.1 million.
'Rapunzel' is presented by Missoula and Catholic schools in LaPlace and Destrehan
The main characters of Ascension of Our Lord School's production of "Rapunzel" with Missoula Children's Theater are Dominic Joseph as Prince #2, Jasmine Williams as Troll, Kelly Campbell as Tower Rapunzel, Grace Richoux as MadameGothel, Maggie Morton as Room Rapunzel and Claude Hill, III asPrince #1.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Egg hunt planned, free throw winners recognized, top candy sellers named in LaPlace
St. John Parish will host Easter in the Park April 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the U.S. 51 Park in LaPlace.