Campion leads the way in English, mathematics
ST ANDREW'S Campion College has topped the island in performance in English Language and mathematics in the 2014 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
St. James may form committee to address flooding, drainage
Councilman Jason Amato, who is preparing an ordinance to form the committee, said he hopes the tentatively named St. James Parish Flood Protection & Drainage Committee would help address drainage problems and develop a flood risk management system.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
St. James man found guilty of trying to kill pregnant ex-girlfriend
An Ascension Parish jury has found a St. James Parish man guilty in the attempted slaying of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and their unborn child last year, prosecutors said Friday.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
St. James school openings mostly smooth, officials say
The St. James Parish School district's first few days of classes have passed smoothly with only a few "hiccups," including separate power failures at two district elementary schools, St. James Parish Schools Superintendent Alonzo Luce said Tuesday.
Reserve men rescue woman from flood waters
Glady Banks of Reserve, a part-time caregiver, never imagined a routine trip to work one morning in May would turn into a harrowing experience in which she could have lost her life if it wasn't for two young men who rescued her from rising flood waters.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
St. James considers creating task force to study flood issues
The St. James Parish Council will consider the formation of a parishwide flood control committee at its next meeting in light of heavy rainfall that waterlogged the parish earlier this spring and the potential threat of future hurricanes.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Hotels cashing in on influx of workers to Ascension, St. James
The hotel industry, far better known for tapping into the tourism trade, has its eyes on the industrial corridor south of Baton Rouge, where new construction is expected to lure tens of thousands of skilled workers to new or expanding chemical plants.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
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Road won't be named for fallen soldier
The St. James Parish School Board has decided to not name the access road leading to the new St. James High School football stadium in honor of a local Army veteran who was killed in 2006 in Iraq.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Need a birth record from 1904? Try Kindle
More than a century after Augustin Giroir and his wife, Elizabeth Montet, welcomed the first of their two sons named Augustin into the world, the birth record can be downloaded with a click of a computer mouse.