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  1. Teen drivers distracted by cell phones, passengers in most crashes, AAA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Teen drivers distracted by passengers and cell phone use accounted for nearly 60 percent of crashes in a study conducted by the University of Iowa, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Emergency workers tend to an injured teen during a mock crash in LaPlace in this 2010 file photo, which coincided with prom and graduation season.

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  2. 'The Man Who Listens to Horses' will visit riding center in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Monty Roberts, a legendary horseman, award-winning international horse trainer and best selling author of "The Man Who Listens to Horses," will visit the Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center in LaPlace on March 31 from 1 to 3 p.m. The center is at 152 Shadowbrook Lane. Roberts will work with several horses at the center, a nonprofit organization that provides horse-assisted activities for children and adults with disabilities in St. Charles, St. John, St. James, Jefferson, Orleans and Terrebonne parishes.

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  3. Anti-driving-and-texting app created by LaPlace body shop ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    LaPlace businessmen Mike Watson recently developed an anti-driving-and-texting app for parents to download on their child's phone. Text Guardian may be downloaded for free.

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  4. Top teachers honored by St. John public school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    The St. John the Baptist Parish Public School System recognized its school-level and district Teachers of the Year for 2014-15 at its March 19 School Board meeting. District winners are Lynn Jamieson of LaPlace Elementary, elementary division; Natalie Klibert of John L. Ory Communications Arts Magnet School in LaPlace, middle school division; and Claude Hill of East St. John High in Reserve, high school division.

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  5. St. John Parish crime report, March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    Shaquill Armond Mason, 22, 431 N. Montz Ave., Gramercy, was arrested 3/24/15 and booked with simple battery and simple criminal damage to property. William Rodriguez, 30, 4311 Iberville St., New Orleans, was arrested 3/24/15 and booked with contributing to the delinquency of juveniles.

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  6. Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day set for April 18 in River ParishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    Industries in St. Charles, St. John the Baptist and St. James parishes will host the 17th 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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  7. Math is a priority at St. Charle Catholic High in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    Many students at St. Charles Catholic High in LaPlace are excelling in mathematics. The Math Department uses many avenues to promote the curriculum.

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  8. 4 St. John deputies share blame in deadly shooting, judge agreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Times-Picayune

    A federal magistrate has upheld a jury's assessment of partial blame against four St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputies in the fatal shooting of a 60-year-old LaPlace woman. The deadly encounter grew out of a traffic stop in LaPlace in 2013 .

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  9. Barbara LassereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Times-Picayune

    Barbara Lassere of LaPlace, was shot and killed after a standoff with St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's deputies on Jan. 24, 2013.

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  10. St. John Parish crime report, Mach 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NOLA.com

    Anthony A. Cook, 29, 2404 Amy Drive, LaPlace, was arrested 3/23/15 and booked with simple criminal damage to property, felony theft - $500-$1,500 and contempt of court. Warren E. Johnson, 57, 344 Chad Baker St., Reserve, was arrested 3/23/15 and booked with resisting an officer and contempt of court.

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  11. Egg hunt set, conference and Easter services set in EdgardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NOLA.com

    St. John Parish and the West Bank Civic Association will host Easter in the Park April 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Bank Park in Edgard. Children ages 2-12 are invited to participate in the egg hunt and visit with the Easter Bunny.

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  12. St. John Parish crime report, March 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | NOLA.com

    Shelby Dubourg, 17, 42311 Rebekah St., Hammond, was arrested 3/22/15 and booked with contributing to the delinquency of juveniles, possession or distribution of drug paraphernalia, possession of LSD, and possession of Xanax. Zachary Lafleur, 18, 21309 Pontchartrain Drive, Pontchatoula, was arrested 3/22/15 and booked with evidence of compulsory motor vehicle liability security contained in vehicle, possession of marijuana, possession of Xanax, contributing to the delinquency of juveniles and vehicle license required.

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  13. LaPlace man arrested, accused of having sex with 14-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | NOLA.com

    A 34-year-old LaPlace man has been arrested and booked with carnal knowledge of a juvenile after authorities say he had sex with a 14-year-old girl after a planned meeting at her school bus stop. Authorities say the girl told deputies that she had arranged to meet the man at the bus stop, and that they then went to her house and had sex, according to a St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

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  14. St. John Parish crime report, March 16-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NOLA.com

    Bradley Devane Dunn, 22, 132 Lil Hope St., Garyville, was arrested 3/17/15 and booked with contempt of court. Clyde Carter, 59, 215 Historic West St., Garyville, was arrested 3/17/15 and booked with a bench warrant issued by St. John Parish.

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  15. Woman found cooking meth in Kenner motel, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NOLA.com

    Police arrested Lori Lesaicherre, 51, and booked her with creation of a clandestine lab after authorities say they discovered her cooking meth in a Kenner motel room. Kenner police arrested a LaPlace woman accused of cooking up methamphetamine in her motel room.

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  16. St. John Parish crime report, March 19-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Times-Picayune

    Thomas Jacob, 28, 613 Chickadee St., LaPlace, was arrested 3/18/15 and booked with DWI, following vehicles and insurance required. Jody Wayne Ortego, Jr. 25, 19612 Louisiana Highway 417, Lettsworth, La., was arrested 3/19/15 and booked with disturbing the peace - offensive, derisive, annoying words to another.

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  17. Lake Pontchartrain school demolition contract approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | NOLA.com

    Without discussion the St. John the Baptist Parish School Board approved a demolition contract to raze Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School, a step that means residents could see construction start on the $22 million building this fall. Opening is projected at the start of the 2017 academic year, five years after Hurricane Isaac floodwaters damaged the school and caused its closure.

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  18. Easter in the Park will be held in LaPlace and EdgardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Times-Picayune

    Easter in the Park will be held March 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in St. John the Baptist Parish public parks.

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  19. Fair planned, business group meets, golf tournament set in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Times-Picayune

    St. Joan of Arc School will hold its spring fair, Fair Deaux Deaux, April 24-26 at the school on West Fifth Street in LaPlace. Rides, bands, games, arts and crafts, a gourment dinner and a fun run are among the attractions.

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  20. 'Insurgent' expected to outgun Sean Penn's 'The Gunman' this weekend...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Times-Picayune

    Sure, Sean Penn kicks butt in "The Gunman," but he doesn't stand much of a chance of topping "Insurgent" this weekend at the box office. The teen-lit-inspired sequel to last year's "Divergent" is expected to make more than $55 million in its opening weekend -- which should be plenty to top "The Gunman" as well as last weekend's winner, "Cinderella."

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