St. James puts youth center on market for $2.5 million
Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Guard shack in front of the sally port at the St. James Youth Center.
Career education initiative attracts 52 of 70 Louisiana public school systems
Louisiana's career education initiative has drawn interest from 52 of the state's 70 public school systems, according to the state Education Department.
Louisiana students leave millions of dollars on the table for college, researchers say
International High School has made an effort to increase the number of its seniors who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.
St. James council adopts land use plan to guide growth
The St. James Parish Council adopted a land use plan ordinance Wednesday created to regulate future growth and development in the parish.
Teen pleads not guilty in St. James High shooting, also faces rape, assault charges
A Convent teen pleaded not guilty Monday to counts stemming from a Jan. 14 shooting outside St. James High School shortly after an evening boys varsity basketball game between St. James and Lutcher high schools, the youth's attorney said.
St. James voters to consider a new tax, two renewals
St. James Parish voters will decide whether to approve a new property tax to construct and operate a parish kitchen where meals would be prepared for a variety of social service programs.