Laplace Obituaries

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  • Friday May 15 | via NOLA.com 

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    Misty Triche, the wife of St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriffi's deputy Jeremy Triche, who was killed in 2012, hugs her son Kade, 4, as law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty were remembered during a ceremony in LaPlace Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office hosted the vigil on the front lawn of the Percy Hebert Building in recognition of National Police Week.

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  • Thursday May 14 | via NOLA.com 

    Fallen officers memorial ceremony in LaPlace ...

    Law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty were remembered Wednesday during a ceremony in LaPlace. The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office hosted the vigil on the front lawn of the Percy Hebert Building in recognition of National Police Week.

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  • Apr 25, 2015 | via NOLA.com 

    Negro Leagues legend Wesley Barrow remembered 50 yea...

    A small but hardy group of City of Gretna officials, former players and media members Saturday afternoon huddled around the freshly painted grave New Orleans Negro Leagues legend Wesley Barrow at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Gretna to honor a man who managed, mentored and influenced hundreds, if not thousands, of New Orleans-area youth. Clutching wind-blown umbrellas and standing in puddles, the group held a brief ceremony dedicating a new grave marker for Barrow's burial spot, which had been unmarked for nearly half a century, since the man known as "the Skipper" died on Christmas Eve in 1965.

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