St. John the Baptist Parish Press Releases

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Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes

Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes

August 28, 2015 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish News Release

 

St. John Parish Emergency Responders Monitor Tropical Storm Erika

St. John Parish Emergency Responders Monitor Tropical Storm Erika

August 28, 2015 ~ Tropical Storm (TS) Erika continues to be somewhat disorganized and while it does not pose a threat to Louisiana at this time, there is still much uncertainty that remains with the system. Although TS Erika is expected to weaken as it moves west-nort

 

Voter Education Week

Voter Education Week

August 28, 2015 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish News Release

 

Drainage Equipment Purchased with 2014 Bond Funds and Capital Outlay

Drainage Equipment Purchased with 2014 Bond Funds and Capital Outlay

August 28, 2015 ~ Over the last several months, approximately $773,000 of the $1,000,000 allocation was used to purchase a marsh buggy ($155,267), a grappler truck ($139,994), an excavator ($151,000), and a street sweeper ($219,283). Delivery of an 18 wheeler cab and

 

Councilman Perrilloux to Host Town Hall Meeting for The Grove Residents

Councilman Perrilloux to Host Town Hall Meeting for The Grove Residents

August 28, 2015 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish News Release

 

Registration Open for Fall Clean Sweep Event

Registration Open for Fall Clean Sweep Event

August 27, 2015 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish News Release

 

“Building Back Better and Stronger”

“Building Back Better and Stronger”

August 27, 2015 ~ As August 29, 2015 approaches, so does the 3rd anniversary of Hurricane Isaac and the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Both are considered the worst disasters in history for each of our respective areas, but both have highlighted the resilien

 

Council Approves Annual Bids and Contracts

Council Approves Annual Bids and Contracts

August 26, 2015 ~ Tuesday night's council meeting included approval of annual bids and pre-employment reference checks.

 

Hurricane Katrina Recovery: Greater New Orleans Region

Hurricane Katrina Recovery: Greater New Orleans Region

August 24, 2015 ~ Katrina 10 - Hurricane Katrina Recovery

 

Residents Encouraged to Review Hurricane Preparedness Plans

Residents Encouraged to Review Hurricane Preparedness Plans

August 21, 2015 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish News Release

 

Shop Local- Back to School Winners

Shop Local- Back to School Winners

August 21, 2015 ~ Shop Local Back to School winners

 

Test Results NEGATIVE for Ameba in St. John Parish

Test Results NEGATIVE for Ameba in St. John Parish

August 20, 2015 ~ The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed test results were NEGATIVE for the presence of Naegleria fowleri ameba in Water District #3 (LaPlace) and Pleasure Bend.

 

 Entertainment Lineup Announced for 42nd Annual Andouille Festival

Entertainment Lineup Announced for 42nd Annual Andouille Festival

August 20, 2015 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish News Release

 

Japanese Express Restaurant Opens in St. John

Japanese Express Restaurant Opens in St. John

August 17, 2015 ~ Fuji’s menu offers a unique blend of sushi, seafood and traditional Asian cuisine.

 

East St. John Elementary Donations

East St. John Elementary Donations

August 17, 2015 ~ East St. John Elementary Donations needed

 

Community Members’ Accomplishments Recognized at Council Meeting

Community Members’ Accomplishments Recognized at Council Meeting

August 11, 2015 ~ Mr. Charles Wisher, the 14 year old St. John Warriors, and Ms. Alyssa Duhe were recognized at the council meeting.

 

Creole Farmers’ Market closed until September 12

Creole Farmers’ Market closed until September 12

August 6, 2015 ~ The market offers quality and homegrown products with friendly service and fair prices.

 

St. John Breaks Ground for New Fire Station #51

St. John Breaks Ground for New Fire Station #51

August 4, 2015 ~ The groundbreaking ceremony for the LaPlace Volunteer Fire Station #51 (Hemlock) was held on Friday, July 31

 

Water District #1 Tests Negative for Ameba

Water District #1 Tests Negative for Ameba

August 4, 2015 ~ The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed results from water samples taken on June 10, 2015 in Water District #1 tested NEGATIVE for the presence of Naegleria fowleri ameba. Water District #1 includes Reserve, Garyville, and Mt. Airy.

 

Shop Local, Shop St. John

Shop Local, Shop St. John

July 31, 2015 ~ Back to School Contest

 

Sales Tax Holiday

Sales Tax Holiday

July 31, 2015 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish will participate in Louisiana’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday on August 7 and August 8

 

Hemlock Fire Station #51 Groundbreaking Ceremony

Hemlock Fire Station #51 Groundbreaking Ceremony

July 31, 2015 ~ Friday, July 31, 2015, Hemlock Fire Station #51

 

Backpack Giveaway Helps St. John Youth Prepare for School

Backpack Giveaway Helps St. John Youth Prepare for School

July 30, 2015 ~ The 2015 Backpack Extravaganza, spearheaded by Eliza Eugene with Blessed to be a Blessing and Marathon Petroleum as the title sponsor

 

14-year-old Warriors win World Series

14-year-old Warriors win World Series

July 30, 2015 ~ They returned to St. John the Baptist Parish from Southaven, Miss. Last Thursday with their third Dizzy Dean World Series championship trophy in hand.

 

Council Approves Agreements for Security, Safety, and Design Services

Council Approves Agreements for Security, Safety, and Design Services

July 28, 2015 ~ Parish President Natalie Robottom and her Administrative staff recommended a variety of contracts and agreements for improved security, projects, and services for St. John Parish residents.

 

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