St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

St. John Parish and Entergy Begin Campaign to Register Residents for Emergency Notifications

Sunday, October 21, 2012

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH – In an effort to keep residents informed during emergencies, St. John the Baptist Parish and Entergy have notification systems that alert residents and customers of emergencies and power outages through cell phones and emails.  St. John the Baptist Parish and Entergy are encouraging all residents to sign up for emergency alerts today! 

Beginning October 22 and lasting through November 16, St. John Parish and Entergy will register residents for emergency alerts at locations throughout the parish beginning with Matherne’s Supermarket on Monday, October 22 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Other organizations and churches are encouraged to register  members at meetings and/or events.  Spending one minute to register for emergency notifications could save hours of frustration during power outages. 

To receive emergency information from St. John the Baptist Parish through the FirstCall emergency notification system, visit or call 985-652-9569 for assistance. Residents can also sign up to receive St. John Parish News Releases by registering online at

To receive Entergy power outage notifications visit, text “REG” to 368374 or call 1-800-Entergy (368-3749). 

Stay connected and informed through your cell phone and email even when you are not home or when you lose power. 

Register for Firstcall:

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