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  1. 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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. Can you ID this man? Armed intruder sought in LaPlace home invasion, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NOLA.com

    The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying the man in this surveillance camera photograph. Authorities say he is wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a LaPlace couple on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.

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  5. Demolition of storm-damaged LaPlace school planned for April, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NOLA.com

    Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School in LaPlace, closed since it flooded during Hurricane Isaac in 2012, could be demolished in April, the L'Observateur newspaper reports. School officials expect the demolition contract to be awarded in March, with the tear down projected to start at the beginning of April, the paper reports.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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    Friday Jan 16 | The Times-Picayune

    The St. John the Baptist Parish Council has approved seven drainage-related contracts for projects that Parish President Natalie Robottom said will help alleviate flooding. St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputies evacuate residents from the River Forest subdivision in LaPlace, as wind-driven tides flood the neighborhood Wednesday, August 29, 2012.

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  12. 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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  13. New Orleans Hamburger and Seafood Company opening new location in St. TammanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans Hamburger and Seafood Company indicated via Twitter today that in 11 days, its new location in Slidell is expected to open. The new restaurant - the company's only in eastern St. Tammany Parish - will be located at 1677 Gause Blvd. and will occupy the building that previously housed a Shoney's Restaurant, near the Interstate 10 overpass.

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Designer handbags targeted by 3 suspected purse snatchers in 3 parishes, St. John SO reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | NOLA.com

    Three suspects, accused of targeting and stealing designer handbags left unattended in shopping carts, were arrested Monday after St. John the Baptist Parish investigators say the thefts were captured on store surveillance video. Authorities blame the suspects for three purse thefts that were reported at the LaPlace Walmart from January 3 to January 12. The suspects, along with a get-away vehicle, were identified with the help of the surveillance video, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.

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  17. St. John School Board members to be sworn in Thursday, discuss storm damaged schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Times-Picayune

    St. John the Baptist Parish School Board members will be sworn into office Thursday to mark the start of their four-year term. The board has one new member, Shawn Wallace of LaPlace, who defeated incumbent Lowell Bacas to claim the District 9 seat.

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    Thursday Jan 15 | The Times-Picayune

    St. John the Baptist Parish School Board member Shawn Wallace of LaPlace will be sworn into office Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

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  19. 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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  20. 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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