Wednesday Mar 12
Catholic faithful create annual feast for patron saint
When Louisiana's Italians welcome visitors to their St. Joseph's Altars in honor of the foster father of Jesus, they continue a custom believed to have begun in 12th-century Sicily when people turned to St. Joseph during a drought and famine.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Common Ground: In honor of our friend, the bridge
That is why many folks in my surrounding community are frustrated with the recent closure of the La.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Community News for March 11, 2014
Area Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority chapters celebrated 106 years at their annual Founders' Day luncheon Feb. 15 at the Renaissance Hotel.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Olive Baptist Church of Big Cane, 1880 La. 361, will be having its Lords Supper Service at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Advocate file photo by Bryan Tuck -- State Superintendent John White
The changes cleared a committee of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, which is expected to sign off on the new rules Friday.
Closed La. 77 bridge creating headaches in Iberville
Iberville Parish officials say they are prepared to begin ferrying people, but not cars, as early as next week across the Intracoastal Waterway at the shutdown bridge on La.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
NCAA, helmet manufacturer targets in former LSU linebacker Mike Anderson's lawsuit
Former LSU linebacker Mike Anderson filed suit against the NCAA and helmet manufacturer Riddell Inc. Monday, March 3, 2014, at the Russell Long Federal Courthouse in Baton Rouge.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Smiley: Chatty Luis
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
People feel stuck after barge crashes into bridge
The barge struck the bridge Friday night near Grosse Tete. Now a typically 20 minute drive to cross the canal to Plaquemine will take more than an hour.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Washington Montessor in Kenner celebrates Black History Month
With a theme of "Honoring Those That Had an Impact on Education," Kenner's Washington Montessori students performed recently in the school gymnasium, under the direction of Mark Coleman, fondly known as "Mr. C." Pre-k through fifth grades celebrated with dance and songs, such as "You've Got A Friend in Me," The World's Greatest," "Lean on Me," ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Venue changed for Iberville charter school informational meetings
Iberville Charter Academy has changed the venues for its remaining information sessions scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 and March 11. Instead of meeting at the Iberville Parish Library, the two remaining sessions will take place at the Best Western located at 23235 La.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
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Residents think plant expansion may be hazardous to their health
An expansion in Iberville Parish might be good for the economy but some homeowners say it spells trouble for them.