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Joint Statement from Gov. John Bel Edwards and Rep. Garret Graves on Flood Recovery

Joint Statement from Gov. John Bel Edwards and Rep. Garret Graves on Flood Recovery

April 6, 2018 ~ U.S. Rep. Garret Graves announced that the federal government will allocate an additional $1.213 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for hazard mitigation projects in Louisiana.

 

Robottom, Officials & Staff Tour New Edgard Senior Center & Visit with Seniors

Robottom, Officials & Staff Tour New Edgard Senior Center & Visit with Seniors

March 29, 2018 ~ Senior citizens, elected officials and the general public were invited to tour the new 3,000 square foot facility, now furnished and operational, that was completed at the end of last year.

 

Leaders Against Litter Kicks off Spring Beautification Efforts

Leaders Against Litter Kicks off Spring Beautification Efforts

March 29, 2018 ~ On Saturday, April 21, 2018 clean-up efforts will continue during the Annual Spring Clean Sweep which will consist of a parish wide clean-up day involving many government agencies, neighborhood associations, civic groups, schools, and churches.

 

St. John Warriors Win 14-Year-Old Regional Basketball Championship

St. John Warriors Win 14-Year-Old Regional Basketball Championship

March 26, 2018 ~ The 14-year- old St. John Warriors recently took home the prestigious title of “Regional Champions” to wrap up this basketball season.

 

Mississippi River Update

Mississippi River Update

March 14, 2018 ~ The Mississippi River at the Carrollton gauge in New Orleans has risen above 11 feet, prompting the Corps of Engineers to activate flood fight procedures.

 

St. John Warriors Win 8 Year Old International Biddy Basketball Title

St. John Warriors Win 8 Year Old International Biddy Basketball Title

March 8, 2018 ~ The 8 year old St. John Warriors recently wrapped up their Biddy Basketball season as the International Biddy Basketball Champions.

 

Baseball & Softball Registration Now Open

Baseball & Softball Registration Now Open

March 5, 2018 ~ The deadline to register is March 23, 2018.

 

Contracts Awarded During Finance Committee Meeting

Contracts Awarded During Finance Committee Meeting

February 27, 2018 ~ The Parish council recently approved contracts for videography services and design and construction of grant- and bond-funded infrastructure projects.

 

Warner Bros. Affirms Commitment To Louisiana With Two TV Series Renewals

Warner Bros. Affirms Commitment To Louisiana With Two TV Series Renewals

February 26, 2018 ~ For the first season of Queen Sugar, Warner Bros. spent $23.6 million in production costs in Louisiana, including $9.25 million in Louisiana resident payroll.

 

Low Cost Animal Rabies Vaccination Campaign Saturday

Low Cost Animal Rabies Vaccination Campaign Saturday

February 23, 2018 ~ Only $8.00.

 

Krewe Du Monde Parade Start  Moved to 12:00 noon Pending Weather Conditions

Krewe Du Monde Parade Start Moved to 12:00 noon Pending Weather Conditions

February 11, 2018 ~ DuMonde will roll at noon instead of 11 am, pending weather conditions.

 

St. John Parish Parades Roll February 10 and 11

St. John Parish Parades Roll February 10 and 11

February 6, 2018 ~ Annual parades in St. John are set to roll this weekend before Mardi Gras as tradition holds.

 

Foxwood Drainage Improvements Phase II to Begin

Foxwood Drainage Improvements Phase II to Begin

January 31, 2018 ~ This $150,000 project will work to help alleviate flooding near the entrance of Foxwood subdivision by pumping rainwater run off to Foxwood canal.

 

Super Tax Day – Tax Assistance Available

Super Tax Day – Tax Assistance Available

January 31, 2018 ~ The program will run from February 6, 2018 to April 12, 2018.

 

PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA AND RREDI HOST LOUISIANA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION

PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA AND RREDI HOST LOUISIANA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION

January 29, 2018 ~ President Robottom discussed issues most pressing in Washington DC including imploring our delegation to allocate funding toward the levee project.

 

PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA TRADE SURPASSES 300 MILLION TON MARK IN 2017

PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA TRADE SURPASSES 300 MILLION TON MARK IN 2017

January 29, 2018 ~ The Port has set an unprecedented cargo-volume record in 2017, surpassing 2016’s tonnage of 294.9 million short tons by 4.4%.

 

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect

January 16, 2018 ~ Although all precipitation is expected to end by midnight tonight, very cold temperatures well below freezing means any moisture from precipitation will turn to ice, especially on bridges and overpasses.

 

Freeze Warning in Effect

Freeze Warning in Effect

January 12, 2018 ~ Please ensure you properly protect plants, pipes, and pets.

 

St. John Residents Invited to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations

St. John Residents Invited to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations

January 11, 2018 ~ Residents are invited to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at annual events held on the Eastbank and Westbank.

 

Funeral Services for Former Parish President Arnold J. Labat

Funeral Services for Former Parish President Arnold J. Labat

January 11, 2018 ~ The first Parish President of St. John the Baptist Parish, Arnold Labat, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018

 

Water Conservation Measures Lifted

Water Conservation Measures Lifted

January 7, 2018 ~ Water Conservation efforts are lifted as the area begins a warming trend.

 

Christmas Tree Collection Begins Monday

Christmas Tree Collection Begins Monday

January 4, 2018 ~ Residents are encouraged to call the Public Works Department at 985-652-4815 to request pick-up.

 

Residents Asked to Conserve Water

Residents Asked to Conserve Water

January 2, 2018 ~ Please refrain from using large quantities of water due to the ongoing amount of water leaks as a result of cold temperatures.

 

Freezing Temperatures Continue

Freezing Temperatures Continue

January 2, 2018 ~ Residents should make preparations to pipes and homes and businesses if not done so already to prevent pipes from freezing. Additional nights of freezing temperatures are expected through Thursday.

 

Freeze Warning in Effect for Sunday & Monday Nights

Freeze Warning in Effect for Sunday & Monday Nights

December 31, 2017 ~ Freeze Warning in effect for Sunday and Monday nights. Please bring in pets, plants and wrap pipes.

 

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