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

    14 hrs ago | 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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  2. Jailbreak plans foiled for St. John sheriff deputies shooting suspect, TV station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | NOLA.com

    Another inmate at the Hunt Correctional Center, located in St. Gabriel, told guards about Smith's plans, WBRZ television reported. According to the WBRZ news report, it appears Smith was planning a Shawshank Redemption-type escape attempt having dug a hole in a cinderblock wall, and had "made gloves from boots and a vest from a sack and some legal papers."

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Recall effort targets St. John DA Bridget Dinvaut, two months after she took officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NOLA.com

    District Attorney Bridget Dinvaut is officially being sworn into office at the St. John the Baptist Parish Courthouse in Edgard on Monday, January 12, 2015. Two LaPlace residents have filed a recall petition against Dinvaut.

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Killona man, accused of throwing and stomping a Chihuahua, booked with animal crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | NOLA.com

    A Killona man, whom authorities have accused of throwing a six-pound Chihuahua against a wall and stomping it, causing injuries that required the dog to be euthanized, has been booked with animal cruelty, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office announced Friday . Rashard Poche, 37, was arrested Thursday around 10 p.m. at his home, Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt.

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  13. Killona man sought for throwing and stomping dog, causing injuries that result in euthanasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Times-Picayune

    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 happened Monday at a house in Killona.

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. '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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Krewe du Monde Mardi Gras Parade rolled in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Times-Picayune

    The Krewe du Monde Mardi Gras parade rolled through LaPlace Feb. 15. More than 24 floats were featured. The theme was "Things That Scare You."

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