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  1. Vitter's staff to host meetings in St. Charles, St. John parishRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Representatives from U.S. Sen. David Vitter's office will make stops in St. John the Baptist and St. Charles parishes on Monday to meet with residents and discuss concerns in dealing with federal agencies. The stops by Vitter's staffers are part of his satellite office hours conducted outside of the Metairie regional office, his office announced.

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  2. St. John Parish crime report, June 26Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Todd James Clement, Jr., 29, 624 Lasalle Drive, LaPlace, was arrested 6/25/15 and booked with domestic abuse battery. Kenrick Robertson, 24, 2001 North Perkins Road Apt.

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  3. Reserve siblings work to pay for Catholic school tuitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Times-Picayune

    Siblings Ethan and Ellie Nelson, Reserve natives, are hoping that community service will lead them to their goal of continuing their Catholic education. The children have formed E&E Services to perform yard work, small engine repair, dog- sitting, light cleaning, baby-sitting, running errands, house-sitting and other chores for donations that go into a fund to help pay for their Catholic school tuition.

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  4. St. John United Way exceeds fundraising goal, library activities planned in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NOLA.com

    The St. John United Way fundraising campaign exceeded its goal of $635,000, raising $688,648 for more than 20 charitable causes in the parish, campaign chairman Tanyia Tregre said at the June Executive Board meeting at the Louisiana Federal Credit Union Conference Room in LaPlace. Other reports included that 932 children are enrolled in Imagination Library, with an additional 717 children who have aged out of the program, bringing a total of 1,649 children who have participated in the program, which delivers books to children.

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  5. 'Annie Get Your Gun' to be presented by St. John Theatre in ReserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | NOLA.com

    The St. John Theatre in Reserve will celebrate its 35th summer season in the historic theater with the production of Irving Berlin's "Annie Get Your Gun." The show will be presented July 17-18 and 22-25 at 7:30 p.m. with a 2:30 matinee performance on July 19 at the theater, 115 W. Fourth St..

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  6. Destrehan youth prepares for mission work in Germany, vacation Bible school setRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | NOLA.com

    William Thompson of Destrehan will put his two years of high school German to use, as he embarks on a two-year full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Germany Berlin Mission. On June 25, Thompson will enter the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah where he will spend six weeks improving his German language skills and learning how to be an effective gospel teacher then he will travel to Germany.

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  7. St. John Parish Council wants state to investigate Parish President Natalie RobottomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | NOLA.com

    The St. John the Baptist Parish Council is requesting the state attorney general and legislative auditor investigate Parish President Natalie Robottom's administrative practices for possible violations of state law. In an unanimous vote during a special meeting Friday in LaPlace, the council agreed to turn its internal investigation over to the two state agencies.

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  8. $2 million Foxwood drainage, levee project under way in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | NOLA.com

    Evelyn Brown's family was among the first to move into St. John the Baptist Parish's newest subdivision, Foxwood, about 15 years ago. It was nice, quiet and offered quick access to Interstate 10. "Every time it rained, the street would flood," Brown said.

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  9. St. John Parish crime reports, June 17-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | NOLA.com

    A St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's deputy field test of a powder substance found on two spoons inside a parked vehicle indicated the presence of heroin, authorities said. Justin Gabriel LeBlanc, 21, 172 Annex Drive, LaPlace, was arrested 6/17/15 and booked with criminal mischief - filing a false police report.

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  10. Motorcycle ride and car show in LaPlace pays tribute to deceased deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | NOLA.com

    The Deputy Brandon J. Nielsen Memorial Foundation Inc. will present its second annual "Makin' it Do What it Do" motorcycle ride and car show Sept. 26 at the St. John Community Center, 2900 U.S. 51 in LaPlace.

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  11. Read the corps Chief's Report on St. John Parish's $718M levee projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | NOLA.com

    Jeff Varisco, US Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District Project Manager looks over levee plan maps with local resident Garland Landry as the Corps hold their second public hearing on levee regarding the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Study, which includes a levee in St. John Parish protecting more than 7,000 structures, during a meeting at the St. John the Baptist Parish Community Center in LaPlace, Tuesday, September 17, 2013. (Photo by Ted Jackson, Nola.com More than four decades after Congress authorized the first study, a $718 million hurricane protection project for St. John the Baptist Parish is headed back to Congress for funding and final approval.

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  12. $718M St. John Parish levee project heads to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | NOLA.com

    A $718 million hurricane protection project for the east bank of St. John the Baptist Parish will be recommended to Congress for federal funding consideration, Parish President Natalie Robottom said Wednesday . Robottom said she was notified Wednesday morning that the Army Corps of Engineers "chief's report" has been approved, a move that advances the long-awaited project from the drawing board to possibly the turning of dirt.

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  13. $2M Foxwood Subdivision drainage, levee groundbreaking WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | NOLA.com

    A dead fish lies in the middle of Foxwood Lane in the Foxwood subdivision of LaPlace Thursday, September 6, 2012. The subdivision flooded during Hurricane Isaac.

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  14. St. John Parish crime reports, June 13-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | NOLA.com

    Malcolm Steven Durion, 24, 1913 S. Sugar Ridge Drive, LaPlace, was arrested 6/12/15 and booked with resisting an officer, probation/parole violation and contempt of court. Tyrone Pablo, 25, 253 Amp Circle, Edgard, was arrested 6/12/15 and booked with a fugitive warrant issued by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  15. LaPlace man choked unconscious, robbed in dispute over pot, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | NOLA.com

    A LaPlace man has been jailed after St. John the Baptist Parish authorities say he choked unconscious a 24-year-old man whom he accused of stealing his marijuana, and then stole an undisclosed amount of money from the victim's pocket. According to a Sheriff's Office news release, when deputies responded at 2:20 p.m. Saturday to the 900 block of Michael Court in LaPlace for a report of robbery, the victim told them that he had been choked until he passed out by 21-year-old Kenion Riley, who had accused him of swiping his stash of pot.

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  16. St. John Sugar Queen Committee seeking contestantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | NOLA.com

    Saige Brady of LaPlace has been selected the 2014 St. John the Baptist Sugar Queen. The 2015 pageant is Aug. 8 at St. John Theatre in Reserve.

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  17. Criminal charges? Not on me, St. John President Natalie Robottom saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | NOLA.com

    St. John the Baptist Parish President Natalie Robottom refuted allegations that she violated the parish charter or state law and said she's confident the issues will be resolved in her favor. When asked whether she was concerned that criminal charges could be filed as the result of the Parish Council's investigation into her administration, she responded: "Not with me! I have absolutely no concerns."

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  18. 16 findings by St. John DA on Natalie Robottom, and her responsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | NOLA.com

    When the St. John the Baptist Parish Council voted unanimously to launch an investigation of Parish President Natalie Robottom's management practices , it acted on the findings of the district attorney's office, which had released a report of 16 "findings" regarding the parish's polices and procedures. Several of those findings suggest Robottom is not following established policies, and in one case might be violating state civil service law.

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  19. Live at 2 p.m.: Natalie Robottom denies accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | NOLA.com

    St. John the Baptist Parish President Natalie Robottom said she will hold a news conference Thursday to respond to the Parish Council's move to investigate her management practices (NOLA.com Natalie Robottom, St. John the Baptist Parish's embattled president, holds a news conference Thursday at 2 p.m. in LaPlace to respond to the Parish Council's move to investigate her for alleged mismanagement and violations of parish and state law.

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  20. New flag pole and POW memorial dedicated in LaPlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | NOLA.com

    The American Legion Post 383 of LaPlace led a dedication of a POW/MIA memorial and new American flag and flag pole at the entrance of River Forest subdivision on Airline Highway in LaPlace June 6. The program also was held to commemorate the 71st anniversary of D-Day on June 6, the day in 1944 when allied forces launched the largest seaborne invasion in history in Normady, France and began overtaking of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II. Bugler Antonio Sasso performed "To the Color" as the American flag was raised, then lowered to Half Mass.

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