Thursday, July 20, 2017
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By Pam FolseRev. Harry Joseph and two members of his congregation at Mount Triumph Baptist Church were praying for help to clean up their church in time for their 130th anniversary when I drove up on... + continue reading
Thursday, July 20, 2017
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By David ReynaudLast Friday, twotime NFL Pro-Bowl wide receiver Jarvis Landry returned to Lutcher High School for his third annual Jarvis Landry Give Back.Last Friday’s Give Back/camp featured... + continue reading
Thursday, July 20, 2017
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The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps is a federally chartered non-profit organization for young people, established by the civilian maritime military service support organization Navy League of the United... + continue reading
Thursday, July 13, 2017
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By Pam FolseSome people have a knack for certain things. Some can remember baseball scores, others all the members of a Super Bowl team. Some recall recipes and others addresses or phone numbers.Well... + continue reading
Thursday, July 6, 2017
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By Pam FolseThe St. James Parish Council, meeting Wednesday, June 28th, in Vacherie, decided to pull from its agenda a proposed resolution requesting that the District Attorney dismiss all counts of... + continue reading

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07/20/2017
By Pam FolseThirty-six percent of the students in the St. James Parish School System scored Mastery and above on the 2017 LEAP assessment test combining English/Language Arts (ELA), Math and Science, according to results posted recently by the state Department of Education. That score represents an 8 percent increase since 2015 when 28 percent... + continue reading
07/20/2017
By K. Wesley WhiteAt the close of last week’s three-day qualifying period, four candidates signed up for a state representative seat that covers portions of St. James Parish and two threw their name in the hat to become St. James Parish’s next Clerk of Court.Sen. Ed Price, (Democrat, Gonzales) recently won a May 27th runoff election and moved from... + continue reading

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Well, if you are looking for a little relief from the blistering heat we have been experiencing recently, look no further than the Lutcher Park.On Tuesday, July 4th, the brand new Splash Park officially opened and the new park is a great way to cool off while still enjoying being outdoors.The Splash Park will be open everyday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:... + continue reading
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Shane LeBlanc, pictured with his right hand raised, was officially swornin on June 30th by 23rd Judicial District Judge Tommy Kliebert as St. James Parish Clerk of Court.Joined by his fiancee Michelle Veron Martin, LeBlanc fills the vacancy left when long-time Clerk of Court Edmond Kinler opted to retired on June 30th. To read more please log... + continue reading
06/29/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Pam FolseAfter voting unanimously to put the matter on their meeting agenda, the St. James Parish School Board agreed to extend their heating, ventilation and air conditioning contract for three months. Siemen’s has maintained the school system’s HVAC equipment since 2014.Siemen’s representative Thomas Adams said the company also added the... + continue reading