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St. John Parish DA race draws 3 candidates, School Board incumbent draws a challenger as qualifying continues for Nov. 4 election
With about an hour left to go in the first day of qualifying for the Nov. 4 election, the St. John the Baptist Parish District Attorney's post has turned into a three-way race, with the addition of current prosecutor Bridget A. Dinvaut, a Democrat from LaPlace, joining incumbent Tom Daley and attorney Geri Broussard Baloney of Garyville.
September is Library Card Sign-up and Fine-free Month at St. John Parish Library
In celebration of Library Card Sign-Up Month and National Literacy Month in September, St. John the Baptist Library will also offer a fine-free period at all branch libraries in LaPlace, Reserve, Garyville, and Edgard.
St. John school leaders brainstorm, form mission statements before new school year
Principals, assistant principals and master teachers from St. John the Baptist Parish public schools crafted goals, were brought up to date on procedures and got energized for the new school year during a two-day administrative institute.
Frisco Fall Fest is Oct. 25-26 at San Francisco Plantation in Garyville
San Francisco Plantation will host its annual Frisco Fall Fest and Crafts Show Oct. 25-26 on the grounds on River Road in Garyville.
St. John schools curriculum team spends summer building resources for teachers
A team of educators in St. John the Baptist Parish has been working this summer to provide the resources and guidance teachers need to have a successful 2014-15 school year.
Advocate photo provided by Marathon Petroleum -- The Marathon refinery in Garyville, which completed a $3.9 billion expansion in 2009 that doubled its capacity, is the largest refinery in the country .