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  1. 1 million Hail Marys prayed for pope in Catholic schools, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Pope Francis announced that he will be attending the 2015 World Meeting of Families conference being held in Philadelphia next September 25th-27th. Local catholic parishioners visiting the St. Louis Cathedral in the French Quarter were excited to hear the news.

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  2. After prom party and fish fry planned at St. Charles Catholic in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    St. Charles Catholic High in LaPlace is planning for its after prom party April 11 at the school. Juniors and seniors and their dates may attend the event, which gives students the opportunity to continue to have fun after the prom in safe, alcohol and drug-free environment.

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  3. Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day is April 18 in River ParishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | NOLA.com

    For the 17th year, industries in St. Charles, St. John the Baptist and St. James parishes will host the annual Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day April 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The collection sites are, in St. Charles, the Jerusalem Shriners Hall parking lot, 1940 Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan; and in St. John, the New Wine Ministries parking lot, 1921 Airline Highway, in LaPlace. The goal of this event is to provide resident households an opportunity to properly dispose or recycle materials that are inappropriate for curbside pickup.

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  4. Golf tournament to benefit St. Charles Catholic is April 10 in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Times-Picayune

    St. Charles Catholic High School's annual Ray Laiche Memorial Golf Tournament will be held April 10 at Belle Terre Golf and Country Club in LaPlace. Proceeds will be used to maintain and enhance SCC fields, facilities, and equipment.

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  5. 1 arrested, 1 sought in LaPlace burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | NOLA.com

    Chad Cooper was booked with burglary and criminal damage to property in connection with a Feb. 16 burglary at Jackson Industries in LaPalce. St. John the Baptist Sheriff's Office deputies said a Norco man wanted in connection with a LaPlace business burglary was arrested Monday in Kenner, and now they are asking the public for help locating the man's accomplice.

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  6. World War II veteran O'Neal Boe of Reserve honored at gathering in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | NOLA.com

    O'Neal Boe, Jay Ory, Dave Gatt and Curt Drum display a picture of Boe, a World War II veteran, who was honored during a gathering of the 82nd Airborne Division Feb. 21 at American Legion 383 Post Sergeant at Arms Bennet Robicheaux's home in LaPlace. Drum is the legion's first vice commander; Drum of Mobile, Ala.

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  7. Lutcher man jailed, accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend, leading police on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    A 29-year-old Lutcher man face kidnapping and battery charges in St. John the Baptist Parish after authorities accuse him of forcing his ex-girlfriend into his car and leading deputies on a car chase that ended after a brief foot pursuit in St. James Parish on Sunday . The incident began shortly after 10 a.m. after St. John deputies responded to Birdie's convenience store in LaPlace regarding a woman's complaint that her former boyfriend was following her, the St. John Sheriff's Office reported Thursday.

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  8. St. John council approves $634,500 contract to design Reserve sewage...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    The St. John the Baptist Parish Council has awarded a $634,500 engineering contract to convert a sewage detention pond in Reserve to a sewage treatment pond. Changing the function of the 46-acre pond would relieve the overburdened River Road treatment plant, which handles wastewater from LaPlace and Reserve, officials said.

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  9. American Legion presents awards; Lake Maurepas Swamp Trail project...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    The American Legion Post 383 of LaPlace recently honored its law enforcement, educator and citizen of the year during its general meeting Feb. 19 at LaBelle Place Reception Room in LaPlace. Donald August, pastor of Rising Star Baptist Church in LaPlace, was named the group's citizen of the year.

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  10. Teams needed for American Cancer Society's St. John Relay for Life in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NOLA.com

    The American Cancer Society's St. John Relay for Life is recruiting teams from businesses, schools, families, churches, and the community to participate in the fundraising event May 2 at Joe Keller Stadium in LaPlace. Relay For Life teams are committed to finishing the fight against cancer and raise funds to support the American Cancer Society's lifesaving mission.

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  11. Allovus of LaPlace celebrated its Golden Anniversary: Venetian StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Times-Picayune

    Wayne Lloyd Jones and Chelsie Lynn Cupit, both of LaPlace, reigned as King and Queen Allovus L during the annual Mardi Gras ball February 7. "Allovus Celebrates its Golden Anniversary: Venetian Style" was the theme of the 50th consecutive ball, held at St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace. Court members are selected on the basis of their participation in the LaPlace Area Recreational and Youth Organization and Krewe of Allovus.

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  12. JLO Communications Arts Magnet in LaPlace is accepting applications for upcoming school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Times-Picayune

    John L. Ory Communication Arts Magnet School in LaPlace is now accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year. Applications can be filled out online Those who do not have a computer at home and cannot access one at the St. John the Baptist Parish Public Library may use computers at the school daily from 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Applications must be completed by noon on March 27 to be considered.

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  13. River Region Arts and Humanities Council awards more than $23,000 for art projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Times-Picayune

    The River Region Arts & Humanities Council awarded $23,337 in 32 grants or sponsorships to several schools and arts organizations in St. Charles, St. James and St. John the Baptist parishes. Harold Flynn Jr. and Sharon Kell, representing the RRAHC 2015 Grants Committee, presented the awards during the council's general membership meeting January 21 at the RRAHC office in LaPlace.

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  14. Dog-stomping suspect from Killona faces upgraded felony chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | NOLA.com

    A Killona man, accused of throwing and stomping a six-pound Chihuahua that had to be euthanized because of the injuries, was re-arrested Friday on a felony charge of aggravated cruelty to animals, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said. Rashard Poche, 37, had been booked Thursday night with a misdemeanor and released on $280 bond.

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  15. Man throws, stomps dog causing injuries that results in euthanasia,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NOLA.com

    St. Charles Parish Sheriff's deputies are searching for a 37-year-old Killona man accused of throwing a dog against a wall and stomping on it, causing injuries so severe that it had to be euthanized. Authorities say the incident reportedly happened Monday at a house in Killona.

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  16. LaPlace visual artist to be featured in N.O. showcase eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Times-Picayune

    Ciara Sanders of LaPlace will be a featured visual artist in a showcase sponsored by RAW Present in New Orleans on Feb. 25. Ciara Sanders of LaPlace will be a featured visual artist during the RAW Presents showcase in New Orleans on Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. Sanders, the daughter of Leonard and Bernadine Sanders, was selected by organizers to have a gallery of original drawings and paintings displayed as part of a showcase event of new and emerging talents from various genres, including fashion, film, and performance arts. Sanders, whose art is created under her professional name "Ciara BaduMonae," said her creations are a mixture of realism and "Afrocentric" that are inspired by her imagination and reference pictures.

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  17. 'To Light a Candle' documentary will be presented in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NOLA.com

    A documentary film, "To Light a Candle," will be shown Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at St. John Parish Central Library, 2920 U.S. 51 in LaPlace. The public is invited to attend the 55 minute documentary presentation sponsored by the Baha'i Community of St. John Parish.

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  18. Lenten services planned, business group selects new leader, and golf tournament set in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NOLA.com

    St. Joan of Arc will hold a Lenten mission on the Divine Mercy March 2-4 at 7 p.m.Topics include: The A, B, C's of Divine Mercy, Feast of the Divine Mercy and how to receive the graces of Divine Mercy Sunday, How the Divine Mercy is the Heart of the Gospel, the theological meaning of the image, the historical background of St. Faustina, and receive a blessing with the relic of St. Faustina. The Rev.

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  19. Beta Club at St. Charles Catholic in LaPlace is selling luminaries for Relay for LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | NOLA.com

    The St. Charles Catholic Beta Club of LaPlace is planning to participate in the American Cancer Society's St. John Relay for Life on May 2 from 2 p.m. to midnight at Joe Keller Stadium in LaPlace. SCC has participated in the St. John Relay for Life since 2002.

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  20. Jury find 4 sheriff's deputies negligent in shooting death of LaPlace womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | NOLA.com

    A LaPlace man has been awarded $250,000 after a jury found that four St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputies were negligent and partially responsible for the shooting death of his 60-year-old mother . The jury also found that the woman, Barbara Lassere, was half to blame for her death, according to court records.

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