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Shop Local, Shop St. John this Holiday Season

Shop Local, Shop St. John this Holiday Season

November 15, 2017 ~ To kick off this campaign, business owners and members of the community are invited to attend a free event on Monday, November 20th at 10 am at Dunkin Donuts in LaPlace.

 

Bonfire & Code Enforcement Agreements Top Finance Agenda

Bonfire & Code Enforcement Agreements Top Finance Agenda

November 15, 2017 ~ The Public Safety Department will issue permits for bonfires on the east and west banks of the Parish, November 15, 2017 through December 9, 2017.

 

Early Voting Reminder

Early Voting Reminder

November 8, 2017 ~ Early voting is currently taking place through Saturday, November 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Registrar of Voters office located in the Percy Hebert Building and Edgard Courthouse.

 

Registration Open for Fall Clean Sweep Event

Registration Open for Fall Clean Sweep Event

November 6, 2017 ~ Groups and individuals interested in participating are asked to sign up in advance at sjbparish.com or contact Terri Abadie at 985-652-9569.

 

PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA EXECUTIVE REGIONAL AIRPORT (KAPS) OPENS FIRST TRANSIENT HANGAR

PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA EXECUTIVE REGIONAL AIRPORT (KAPS) OPENS FIRST TRANSIENT HANGAR

November 1, 2017 ~ More than 40 guests attended the event that culminated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony, including St. John the Baptist Parish President Natalie Robottom and Assessor Lucien Gauff as well FAA and LA DOTD representatives, and resident industry leaders.

 

President Robottom Joins Winn Dixie CEO for Re-Grand Opening

President Robottom Joins Winn Dixie CEO for Re-Grand Opening

October 31, 2017 ~ According to Southeastern Grocer officials, the store underwent renovations after receiving countless requests from customers for a more enhanced shopping experience.

 

Towneplace Suites by Marriot  Opens in LaPlace

Towneplace Suites by Marriot Opens in LaPlace

October 27, 2017 ~ The new TownePlace Suites LaPlace located at 4281 Highway 51 operates as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Q Hotel Management of LaPlace.

 

RESTORE Council awards $14.2 million grant for Gulf-wide Restoration to Louisiana for River Reintroduction Project

RESTORE Council awards $14.2 million grant for Gulf-wide Restoration to Louisiana for River Reintroduction Project

October 19, 2017 ~ This project is one of seven projects the RESTORE Council has selected for funding under its Initial Funded Priorities List that will directly benefit Louisiana.

 

Tonnage titans - top 20 ports by annual cargo throughput

Tonnage titans - top 20 ports by annual cargo throughput

October 19, 2017 ~ Port of South Louisiana Makes Prestigious List

 

44th Annual Andouille Festival Brings Community Together

44th Annual Andouille Festival Brings Community Together

October 19, 2017 ~ The 44th Annual Andouille Festival welcomed more than 20,000 guests over the three-day weekend.

 

Councilman Madere to Host District III Town Hall Meeting

Councilman Madere to Host District III Town Hall Meeting

October 16, 2017 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish District III Councilman Lennix Madere will host a town hall meeting for residents of Council District III, Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 6pm-7pm at Our Lady of Grace School.

 

The 44th Annual Andouille Festival Announces $1 Night to Benefit Hurricane Relief

The 44th Annual Andouille Festival Announces $1 Night to Benefit Hurricane Relief

October 12, 2017 ~ Friday, Oct. 13 is $1 Night. On $1 Night, adult entry is $1 with the donation of a non-perishable food item. Additionally, all rides and select concessions are $1.

 

  The 44th Annual Andouille Festival Announces Weekend Events Line-Up

The 44th Annual Andouille Festival Announces Weekend Events Line-Up

October 4, 2017 ~ Festival events include a cook-off, second line, eating contest, run and more.

 

Hwy 51 Park Closed for Andouille Festival

Hwy 51 Park Closed for Andouille Festival

October 4, 2017 ~ The Thomas F. Daley Memorial (Highway 51) Park will be closed to all foot and vehicular traffic beginning Friday, October 6 at 7:00 a.m.

 

The 44th Annual Andouille Festival Announces Music and Food Line-Up

The 44th Annual Andouille Festival Announces Music and Food Line-Up

October 4, 2017 ~ The 44th Annual Andouille Festival presented by Marathon Petroleum Company, LP announced the 27 food vendors, 23 craft vendors and more than 10 entertainers selected to participate in this year’s festival.

 

Residents Advised to Protect Against Mosquitos

Residents Advised to Protect Against Mosquitos

October 2, 2017 ~ St. John Mosquito Control has detected positive cases of the West Nile Virus recently in Reserve and Edgard.

 

Unsettled Weather Possible

Unsettled Weather Possible

September 29, 2017 ~ The greatest impacts are expected Monday and into Tuesday.

 

ELECTION REMINDER: Early Voting Opens Saturday, September 30, 2017

ELECTION REMINDER: Early Voting Opens Saturday, September 30, 2017

September 29, 2017 ~ Residents are reminded that early voting for the October 14 general election will take place from September 30 through October 7, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Donation Drive for Hurricane Devastated Puerto Rico

Donation Drive for Hurricane Devastated Puerto Rico

September 28, 2017 ~ Due to the islands lack of a normal supply chain, women, children and infants are in dire need of diapers, baby formula, baby bottles and appropriate nipples, as well as baby wipes and feminine care products.

 

St. John Crowns New Royalty

St. John Crowns New Royalty

September 27, 2017 ~ Janet Nelson, the 2016 Miss Andouille Queen, crowned Laeh Alexander as the 2017 Queen. Teen Andouille Queen, Kash’mir Foley relinquished her title to Patience Pray for 2017.

 

Kick-Off and Poster Reveal for the 44th Annual Andouille Festival

Kick-Off and Poster Reveal for the 44th Annual Andouille Festival

September 21, 2017 ~ Parish officials and Andouille festival organizers unveiled the official 44th Annual Andouille Festival Poster.

 

Andouille Festival Pageant Deadline

Andouille Festival Pageant Deadline

September 18, 2017 ~ The deadline to register for the upcoming Andouille Pageant is today, Monday, September 18 at 6 p.m. This year’s theme is, “Planes, Trains, Automobiles & Heels.”

 

LaPlace Responds to West Nile Sting

LaPlace Responds to West Nile Sting

September 12, 2017 ~ The West Nile virus was not detected during follow-up trapping and testing.

 

Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes

Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes

September 5, 2017 ~ St. John Mosquito Control has detected positive cases of the West Nile Virus in Laplace.

 

Belle Terre Blvd. Construction Update

Belle Terre Blvd. Construction Update

August 16, 2017 ~ DOTD officials are working closely with the contractor and private utility company to relocate the line by September 4, 2017 at the latest so that construction may resume.

 

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