St. John the Baptist Parish Press Releases

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Freezing Temperatures Expected Overnight

Freezing Temperatures Expected Overnight

December 10, 2018 ~ Freeze Warning until 8 am Tuesday

 

VOTE: Saturday, December 8, 2018

VOTE: Saturday, December 8, 2018

December 7, 2018 ~ Residents are reminded to vote in the Open General Election today, Saturday, December 8, 2018 if they have not done so already.

 

St. John Parish celebrates Blue Mass

St. John Parish celebrates Blue Mass

December 5, 2018 ~ “Today, we celebrate you,” Amadi told the first responders.

 

St. John Parish celebrates Blue Mass

St. John Parish celebrates Blue Mass

December 5, 2018 ~ “Today, we celebrate you,” Amadi told the first responders.

 

Shop Local This Holiday Season

Shop Local This Holiday Season

December 3, 2018 ~ Please be on the lookout for the annual Holiday Shop Local trivia game in the mail to all Parish residents and businesses.

 

Parish Services Open at New Government Complex

Parish Services Open at New Government Complex

December 3, 2018 ~ The new government complex at 1811 West Airline Highway in LaPlace is now open to the public.

 

Remember to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday!

Remember to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday!

November 21, 2018 ~ Small Business Saturday will take place Saturday November 24, 2018 and community members are encouraged to make their holiday purchases in St. John to kick off the holiday shopping season.

 

Early Voting Begins Saturday for the December 8 Election

Early Voting Begins Saturday for the December 8 Election

November 21, 2018 ~ Voters will participate in runoff elections for Louisiana Secretary of State, the District 11 School Board seat and a proposal to rededicate part of an existing millage to public health services.

 

Thanksgiving Garbage Collection Notice

Thanksgiving Garbage Collection Notice

November 21, 2018 ~ No Garbage Collection on Thanksgiving Day.

 

Industry Day Encourages Local Participation in Federal Projects

Industry Day Encourages Local Participation in Federal Projects

November 7, 2018 ~ The purpose of this event is to provide information regarding recently funded flood risk reduction projects, including the West Shore Levee Project.

 

Waitr Expands Food Delivery Service to St. John Parish

Waitr Expands Food Delivery Service to St. John Parish

November 6, 2018 ~ Through the mobile APP, LaPlace and Reserve residents can browse menus and place their orders to participating restaurants. Once an order is placed, a Waitr driver delivers the food for a flat fee of $5.

 

Election Reminder: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Election Reminder: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

November 5, 2018 ~ THIS MILLAGE IS NOT A NEW TAX NOR A TAX INCREASE.

 

Fans flock to Andouille Festival food

Fans flock to Andouille Festival food

October 30, 2018 ~ Attendance was impacted by rain on Saturday, but Friday night and Sunday brought large crowds to the festival grounds, boosting sales by our local businesses, non-profits and school organizations.

 

New Andouille Queens Crowned

New Andouille Queens Crowned

October 16, 2018 ~ Laeh Alexander, the 2017 Miss Andouille Queen, crowned Mandi Sweeney as the 2018 Queen. The 2017 Teen Andouille Queen, Patience Pray relinquished her title to Jenna Necaise.

 

Early Voting Begins October 23, 2018

Early Voting Begins October 23, 2018

October 15, 2018 ~ Early voting for Open Primary/Congressional Election on November 6, 2018 will be Tuesday, October 23, 2018 through Tuesday, October 30, 2018

 

Robottom meets with DOTD on State Highways & Drainage Concern

Robottom meets with DOTD on State Highways & Drainage Concern

October 10, 2018 ~ Taking a hand’s on approach, President Robottom led the tour throughout the Parish to identify problem areas that are maintained by the state.

 

Infrastructure and Recovery Projects Move Forward

Infrastructure and Recovery Projects Move Forward

October 9, 2018 ~ During the previous Council Meeting, a $1,220,000 contract with a $98,910 alternate was awarded to Onshore Construction Company, LLC of Thibodaux for construction of the Safe Room Project. This facility will provide a secure location to support reco

 

DOTD Motorist Assistance Patrol (MAP) Service Expands to River Parishes

DOTD Motorist Assistance Patrol (MAP) Service Expands to River Parishes

October 9, 2018 ~ Since October 1, the existing MAP services provided along I-10 in Jefferson and Orleans Parishes have expanded to cover I-10 in St. Charles, St. James, and St. John the Baptist Parishes.

 

Andouille Festival Posters & Ride Passes - Available for purchase

Andouille Festival Posters & Ride Passes - Available for purchase

October 4, 2018 ~ Andouille Festival Posters and Ride passes will go on sale Friday, October 5, 2018 at local stores. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of these special offers in advance of the fun-filled festival weekend.

 

St. John Holds Successful Health & Wellness Event

St. John Holds Successful Health & Wellness Event

September 28, 2018 ~ The St. John the Baptist Parish Health & Human Services Department sponsored a Health and Wellness Event recently at REGALA Gym with more than 260 participants

 

45th Annual Andouille Festival Announces Food, Crafts and Music Line-Up

45th Annual Andouille Festival Announces Food, Crafts and Music Line-Up

September 27, 2018 ~ Live entertainment for the festival main stage includes The Bucktown All-Stars, Mojeaux, 90 Degrees West, Keith Frank and the Souileau Zydeco Band, Shot Time, Faith Becnel & the Music Krewe and more. The Gospel Tent will feature headliner Wayne Antho

 

Voter’s Registration & Education Week

Voter’s Registration & Education Week

September 20, 2018 ~ Representatives will visit locations throughout the Parish to increase voter registration.

 

Festival Kick-Off and Poster Reveal for the 45th Annual Andouille Festival

Festival Kick-Off and Poster Reveal for the 45th Annual Andouille Festival

September 18, 2018 ~ The annual festival is slated to take place October 19 - 21, 2018 at the Thomas F. Daley Memorial (Hwy 51) Park in LaPlace.

 

Parish Utilities Announces Water System Chlorine Flush

Parish Utilities Announces Water System Chlorine Flush

September 18, 2018 ~ The chlorine flush for Water Districts #1 and #2 (Edgard, Reserve, Garyville & Mt. Airy) will begin on Monday, October 1 is expected to last 30 days. The water is safe to drink during this time.

 

Gov. Edwards Awards over $41 Million to Coastal Parishes for LA SAFE Flood-Resilience Projects

Gov. Edwards Awards over $41 Million to Coastal Parishes for LA SAFE Flood-Resilience Projects

September 13, 2018 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish: $6,046,000 for Airline & Main Complete Streets;

 

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