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  1. Prosecutor has defendant pull trigger on unloaded gun during Kenner murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Over the objections of his defense attorney, Tory Clark stood before the jury in the middle of a Jefferson Parish court room during his second-degree murder trial Friday morning and pointed a black, .380-caliber pistol towards the entrance doors in the gallery, pulling the trigger four times. The unloaded gun gave off four clicks as Clark, 20, looked away towards assistant District Attorney Shannon Swaim, who had insisted to Judge Raymond Steib Jr. that the jury had a right to see what Clark did on the night that innocent bystander Terrance Augustine, 16, was gunned down near a Kenner block party on June, 26, 2010.

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  2. Garage sale set in Garyville, Animal Advisory Board meetsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    The Garyville Youth Organization will hold a garage sale Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CYO gym at 127 GYO Road in Garyville. The St. John Animal Shelter Advisory Board will continue to meet on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Percy Hebert Building, Council Chambers, on Airline Highway in LaPlace.

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  3. Early Childhood Education Round-Ups planned in LaPlace and EdgardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    The St. John the Baptist Parish Community Network will host two Early Childhood Education Network Round-Ups to inform the public about services available for children age birth to 5 years old. The first will take place Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the East St. John Elementary School cafeteria in LaPlace.

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  4. United Way meets, Poose royalty recognized, Lenten mission planned in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Times-Picayune

    The St. John United Way held its annual membership meeting Jan. 28 at Louisiana Federal Credit Union in LaPlace. Officers for 2015 were recognized.

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  5. Mardi Gras Ball is presented at St. Charles Catholic in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Times-Picayune

    St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace recently present the Krewe de Charles Bal Masque XXIX, "An Evening with the Greek Muses" at the school. The court raised more than $30,000 for the school.

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  6. Catholic Schools Week celebrated at St. Joan of Arc in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Times-Picayune

    St. Joan of Arc School in LaPlace celebrated Catholic Schools Week Jan. 19-24. Breakfasts with moms and dads were held, and Mass was celebrated.

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  7. Impact of Mississippi River on River Parishes discussed at meeting in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Times-Picayune

    The German-Acadian Coast Historical and Genealogical Society will present "The Importance of the Impact of the Mississippi River in Our Ancestors' Lives and How the River is Intertwined in Our Present-day Lives" by E. Darroch Watson Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. at St. John Library, 2920 Highway 51 in LaPlace. The program is free and open to the public.

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  8. 'Teacher leaders' becoming common in U.S. school systems, education website reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NOLA.com

    East St. John high school teachers Rachelle Morn , Marsha Pratt and Tonyaneka Jackson chat amongst themselves during the Teachers Professional Development Training at LaPlace Elementary School in LaPlace on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. More school systems around the United States are grooming "teacher leaders," Education Week reports .

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  9. Kristine Clement: St. Charles Catholic High Senior SaluteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NOLA.com

    Kristine Clement, the daughter of Darren and Jane Clement of Reserve, has been selected Senior Salute by school administration at St. Charles Catholic High in LaPlace. Clement is a member of the 30 Plus ACT Club, captain of the Starstepper dance team, and a member of the retreat team and Ambassador Club.

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  10. St. John Sheriff's Office honors Officer of the Year, Valentines ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NOLA.com

    Lt. Bo Bessinger was named the St. John Sheriff's Office's Officer of the Year during the second annual officers awards ceremony held recently at the St. John Community Center in LaPlace. Bessinger also was selected as the officer of the fourth quarter.

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  11. Homework Hut available for students in Edgard, church celebrates 149th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NOLA.com

    The Rev. Johnnie Magee, pastor of First Baptist Church of Magnolia Heights in Vacherie, will welcome people to the church's 149th anniversary celebration January 24. The Homework Hut is open for business at the Roland Bornes Memorial Library in Edgard.

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  12. Personality dance held, Catholic Schools Week to be celebrated at St. Charles Catholic in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NOLA.com

    St. Charles Catholic High in LaPlace recently held its annual personality dance. During the dance, winners of a variety of titles in all grades are recognized.

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  13. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated in St. Charles and St. John parishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | NOLA.com

    In observance of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 19, hundreds of residents of St. Charles and St. John the Baptist parishes gathered to pay tribute to his legacy and remember the sacrifices of the slain civil rights leader.

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  14. New Master Gardener certification class will be offered in LulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Times-Picayune

    Residents of St. Charles and St. John parishes who have an interest in becoming a Louisiana Master Gardener volunteer are invited to participate in the 2015 LMG certification program scheduled to begin April 7 and end with graduation on June 23. The Louisiana Master Gardener certification program is designed to recruit and train volunteers to help meet the needs of home gardeners while providing an enjoyable and worthwhile experience as gardening educators. The volunteer aspect of the Master Gardener program allows individuals to dedicate their time and talents to helping the public improve their knowledge regarding best management practices in consumer horticulture and environmental stewardship.

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  15. 7 drainage-related contracts authorized by St. John Council, projects would ease floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | NOLA.com

    The just over $1 million in drainage-related contracts approved by the St. John the Baptist Parish Council on Tuesday will go a long way in alleviating chronic flooding problems in several areas, Parish President Natalie Robottom said in requesting the authorization to move forward. The contracts are for architectural and design services for seven projects that range from improving subsurface drainage to adding automatic bar screens and bar screen cleaners on two existing pump stations.

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  16. Kent St. Amant announces candidacy for St. John Parish presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | NOLA.com

    Kent St. Amant of LaPlace has announced his intent to run for St. John the Baptist Parish President this fall. The election is Oct. 24. Qualifying begins Sep. 8. Kent St. Amant of LaPlace has announced his candidacy for St. John the Baptist Parish president.

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  17. Patrick Angelette of LaPlace earns rank of Eagle ScoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | NOLA.com

    At 16, Patrick Angelette of LaPlace, a member of Boy Scout Troop 312, earned the Boy Scouts of America's highest honor, Eagle Scout. Angelette, the son of Lowell and Tricia Angelette, received the rank during an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony in LaPlace.

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  18. St. Joan of Arc School in LaPlace seeking information on graduates, Cupid Shuffle dance setRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Times-Picayune

    Graduates of St. Joan of Arc School in LaPlace are invited to send a brief biography and a picture for a display at the school's open house Feb. 4. The bio and picture may be emailed to Mona Roussel at m.roussel@sja-school.com . Graduates are not required to send a picture.

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  19. Mardi Gras royalty announced at St. Charles Catholic High in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | NOLA.com

    St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace recently announced the Mardi Gras court members of the Krewe de Charles Bal Masque XXIX, "An Evening with the Greek Muses." The members of the court raised more than $30,000 for the school.

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  20. AARP tax-aide program will be offered in Destrehan, Luling and LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | NOLA.com

    The AARP Tax-Aide program, the country's largest all volunteer program that offers free income tax preparation to taxpayers of low and moderate income while giving emphasis to senior citizens, will begin in February. AARP volunteers will begin preparing 2014 income tax returns during the first week of February and continue until April 15. Taxpayers must bring picture identification, Social Security cards, 2014 tax forms and records including the new Affordable Care Act Marketplace form 1095-A and any Marketplace exemption documents.

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