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  1. St. John United Way golf tournament raises $82,000, food drive underway, and LaPlace newsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    The St. John United golf tournament held recently in LaPlace raised $82,000 for its service agencies, organizers announced at the United Way of St. John's executive board meeting October 29 at the Louisiana Federal Credit Union Conference Room in LaPlace. Also, Neil Bernard reported on the Hurricane Isaac Long Term Recovery Group, which has ended operation.

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  2. As brain-eating amoeba treatment continues, St. John Parish Council wants water chief firedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    St. John the Baptist Parish President Natalie Robottom said Wednesday she doesn't intend to fire her Utilities Department director, despite a unanimous request from a Parish Council alarmed by the presence of a brain-eating amoeba in part of the water system. The council expressed its lack of confidence in Virgil Rayneri on Tuesday, a week after two Utilities Department employees were indicted in the amoeba investigation.

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  3. Fire at LaPlace Oaks duplex intentional, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The state Fire Marshal's office suspect arson may be the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a duplex on Oct. 22 in the LaPlace Oaks public housing complex in LaPlace, the L'Observateur newspaper reports. The duplex on Joe Parquet Circle, part of the St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority, was vacant and no injuries were reported.

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  4. Fire on Joe Parquet CircleRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    St. John the Baptist Parish Firefighters work to put out a fire at 139 Joe Parquet Circle in LaPlace on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

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  5. Pumpkin contest held, calling cheerleading alumni, and other news at St. Charle Catholic in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    The Beta Club at St. Charles Catholic High in LaPlace recently sponsored its third annual pumpkin decorating contest. October is the perfect time to experience the fun of making jack-o-lanterns.

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  6. You shall be known by the candy you give: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | NOLA.com

    Parents can inspect Halloween candy and put aside the good stuff. Steve Almond, author of the book "Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America," grants an interview with Washington Post writer Joe Heim.

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  7. Louisiana, land of almost no bad teachers: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Times-Picayune

    Holly Manson speaks to a group of third and fifth grade math teachers in a Eureka Model Lesson and Lesson Planning discussion during the Teachers Professional Development Training at LaPlace Elementary School in LaPlace on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. According to information released last week by the Louisiana Department of Education, 92 percent of the state's teachers are either effective or highly effective .

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  8. Parents can inspect the Halloween candy and put aside the good stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | NOLA.com

    Parents can inspect Halloween candy and put aside the good stuff. Halloween is Oct. 31, and I have about half of the bag of candy that I set aside for trick-or-treaters left.

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  9. Valero St. Charles raises $500,000 for local children's charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | The Times-Picayune

    The Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center in LaPlace was among several local charities that received money from Valero St. Charles. Accepting a $10,000 donation are Anita Hartzell-Hesler, director of the Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center, with Valero Vice President and General Manager Ralph Phillip, and Brian Marelo, a recipient of services at the Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center.

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  10. State Fire Marshal investigating fire in LaPlace public housing complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | NOLA.com

    The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fire in the LaPlace Oaks public housing complex Wednesday night that heavily damaged a vacant duplex. No one was injured, and the cause of the fire is under investigation, said Cain Dufrene, St. John the Baptist Parish's fire service's chief of operations.

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  11. Day of the Dead program is Nov. 3 at LaPlace LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | NOLA.com

    The St. John Parish Library will host an after-hours program with a "Day of the Dead" theme on Nov. 3 from 9 to 10:45 p.m. at the St. John Library on U.S. 51 in LaPlace. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday observed throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures.

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  12. Health fair held, and revival planned in ReserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | NOLA.com

    Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of Reserve held its annual health fair Oct. 11 at the church to increase awareness about health issues and preventive health care. Screenings for diabetes and high blood pressure were held.

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  13. Homecoming celebration planned at St. Charles Catholic High in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | NOLA.com

    Homecoming preparations are underway at St. Charles Catholic High in LaPlace. An alumni cookoff and presentation of the homecoming court will be held Nov. 7 at the school.

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  14. Trick-or-treating will be held before St. Charles Catholic football game Oct. 31 in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Times-Picayune

    Saint Charles Catholic High and Rainbow Chevrolet will partner to present trick-or- treating Oct. 31 before the SCC football game at the school on Dominican Drive in LaPlace. Trick-or-treating will begin at 6 p.m. Children age 12 and under who wear a costume will get into the game for free.

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  15. LaPlace woman, 70, fends off would-be home invaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | NOLA.com

    St. John the Baptist Sheriff's Office released surveillance footage they say shows a man wanted in connection with an attempted home invasion Monday, Oct. 20, in LaPlace. A 70-year-old woman managed to thwart an attempted home invasion Monday afternoon at her LaPlace apartment, according to St. John the Baptist Parish authorities.

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  16. St. John Parish school system retains 'C' grade as overall score improvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Times-Picayune

    Emily C. Watkins Elementary School first grade students Jayden Brown, and A'kierra Anderson cut a rug during a celebration Friday, March 25, 2011 at the school in LaPlace. The school received the gold award for its participation in the USDA's HealthierUS School Challenge which recognizes schools that promote healthier food choices and physical activity..

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  17. In brain-eating amoeba inquiry, 2 St. John Parish employees released on bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | NOLA.com

    Two public employees who were indicted in the investigation of a brain-eating amoeba in part of St. John the Baptist Parish's water system surrendered for arrest Tuesday at the parish jail in LaPlace. Kevin Branch, 54, of LaPlace and Danielle Roussel, 43, of Paulina were booked with filing false public records and malfeasance in office and released on bond.

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  18. townhall meeting held over brain eating amoeba in St. JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Times-Picayune

    Sandra Remonder speaks out as a crowd of nearly 100 gather to listen as Bob Bowcock, environmental advocate with the Erin Brokovich's organization, talks about water toxins Tuesday, September 8, 2014 at the Turn Arounds Taproom and Grill in LaPlace after the State Department of Health and Hospitals announced that the deadly brain-eating amoeba had been detected in a portion of St. John the Baptist Parish water system.

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  19. st. john parish welcome signRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Nearly wo months after a potentially deadly brain-eating amoeba was detected in part of St. John the Baptist Parish's water system that serves the communities of Reserve, Garyville, Mt.

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  20. Brain-eating amoeba, indictment of 2 St. John employees focus of 11 a.m. news conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | NOLA.com

    St. John the Baptist Parish President Natalie Robottom has called a news conference Tuesday at 11 a.m. to discuss the i ndictment of two utilities inspectors who are accused of lying and falsifying data about part of the public water system contaminated with a potentially deadly brain-eating amoeba. Robottom also is expected to discuss her administration's response to the state's emergency order to flush the water lines with an elevated level of chlorine, referred to as a "burn," to get rid of the parasitic organism.

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