St. John the Baptist Parish Press Releases

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Fresenius Kidney Care Serving Need in St. John Parish

Fresenius Kidney Care Serving Need in St. John Parish

May 9, 2018 ~ For more information, please contact the office at 985-652-0029 or visit the website at www.freseniuskidneycare.com. Office hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Rail Transit Station Planning Project Moves Forward

Rail Transit Station Planning Project Moves Forward

May 9, 2018 ~ Residents are encouraged to give feedback on the project by completing the quick survey to provide initial input on the plan.

 

New Communications Tower Enhances Radio Coverage

New Communications Tower Enhances Radio Coverage

May 8, 2018 ~ Construction of the new tower began in early 2017 after the SJSO, parish government officials and Pin Oak representatives entered into an agreement to build the $2 million structure.

 

St. John to host National Economic Development Week

St. John to host National Economic Development Week

May 4, 2018 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish will join the country in celebrating Economic Development Week the week of May 7–12.

 

Louisiana receives over $82 Million under Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006

Louisiana receives over $82 Million under Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006

April 27, 2018 ~ Great news for St. John Parish.

 

River Place Behavioral Heath Opens To Meet Critical Need  For Inpatient Mental Health Services

River Place Behavioral Heath Opens To Meet Critical Need For Inpatient Mental Health Services

April 24, 2018 ~ Ochsner Health System and Acadia Healthcare joined Parish President Robottom to announce the opening of River Place Behavioral Health, an 82-bed inpatient behavioral health facility in LaPlace.

 

Spring Clean Sweep a Success

Spring Clean Sweep a Success

April 24, 2018 ~ Over a hundred volunteers including residents, community organizations, government agencies, churches, schools and businesses participated in the Spring Clean Sweep event on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

 

Parish President Natalie Robottom Speaks at the National Planning Conference

Parish President Natalie Robottom Speaks at the National Planning Conference

April 24, 2018 ~ President Robottom discussed St. John’s participation and support for a Sustainable Coast, inter-agency collaboration with state and federal partners and regulatory entities, and the strategy for addressing flooding throughout the parish and region

 

  I-10 Ramp Closures at Belle Terre Blvd. Update

I-10 Ramp Closures at Belle Terre Blvd. Update

April 23, 2018 ~ Ramp closures for paving on the I-10/Belle Terre entrance and exit ramps will be in effect through Thursday, April 26, 2018.

 

Gov. Edwards Unveils Major LA SAFE Flood Resilience Projects

Gov. Edwards Unveils Major LA SAFE Flood Resilience Projects

April 20, 2018 ~ Gov. John Bel Edwards announced 10 flood resilience projects in six parishes developed through Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments.

 

Officials Plant Pinwheels in Recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month

Officials Plant Pinwheels in Recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 12, 2018 ~ To report signs of child abuse or neglect, please contact the local Department of Children and Family Service at 985-652-2938 or visit https://childadv.net/.

 

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.

 

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