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    Wednesday, July 01, 2020
        NEWS RELEASE                                                  CONTACT:  David W. Elias, MD, Camp Director PHONE: 985-625-2200 x 1001 EMAIL: amiller@ortho-la.com June 23, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 13th Annual Pro Football Camp Cancelled The PFCC Foundation Board has officially announced that the 13th Annual Pro Football Camp, scheduled for Friday July 17, 2020 at Nicholls State ...read more
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    Thursday, June 25, 2020
                                                                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     CONTACT:                                                                        TARYN ROGERSManager, Community Relations and Governmental Affairs     985-764-5731  ‘CIVIC 50’ A TRIBUTE TO VALERO’S ENDURING COMMUNITY SUPPORT, FITTING HIGHLIGHT OF ITS 40th ANNIVERSARY  Valero Again One of the ...read more
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    Friday, June 19, 2020
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    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    In a Historic move, President Hotard Proclaims Friday, June 19 at Juneteenth Independence Day and Council declares Parish Holiday  Wednesday, June 17, 2020  St. John the Baptist Parish - During Wednesday's special Council Meeting, Parish President Hotard proclaimed Friday, June 19, 2020 as "Juneteenth Independence Day." The Council also unanimously declared Juneteenth an official ...read more
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    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    Date: June 17, 2020    For Release: Immediately      Keep Your Wallet from Being Scorched by Saving Energy How to help keep your summer energy bills from soaring.   BATON ROUGE, La. – Summertime brings sunshine and sweltering temperatures,  but it doesn’t have to send your energy bill soaring. Before the heat and humidity settle in  and the thermometer reaches the “hotter than blue blazes” ...read more
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    Monday, June 15, 2020
    2020 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Opens for Applications  Monday, June 15, 2020   St. John the Baptist Parish - The St. John the Baptist Parish Department of Health & Human Services Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is now open for applications. Apply here: http://sjbparish.com/pdfs/LIHEAP.PDF?id=255.          
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    Friday, June 12, 2020
      For Immediate ReleaseContact Baileigh Rebowe Helm985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov.  Due to Uncertainty of COVID-19, St. John Parish Fourth of July Events Cancelled or Restructured for 2020  Thursday, June 11, 2020   ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH- The Annual St. John the Baptist Parish Firework Show has been cancelled due to the uncertainty of social distancing guidelines, ...read more
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    Thursday, June 11, 2020
    Leadership River Region strengthens the tri-parish areaLAPLACE – COVID-19 couldn’t stop the Leadership River Region class. While similar programs across Louisiana paused operations when the world turned upside down, the bright and savvy leaders of the River Region opted to complete their classes virtually.Twenty-three individuals graduated from the third-year class of Leadership River Region last ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    COVID-19 Testing at Walmart Reopens   Wednesday, June 10, 2020  St. John the Baptist Parish - The COVID-19 testing site at Walmart, which was closed temporarily due to Tropical Storm Cristobal, will be open this week, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 and Friday, June 12, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  --- REMINDERS ---*18 years or older *No doctor's orders needed however you must make an ...read more
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    Friday, June 05, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  St. Charles Parish to enter Phase 2 of Reopening Hahnville, LA – Beginning tomorrow, Friday, June 5, 2020, St. Charles Parish will enter Phase Two of reopening following the White House’s Opening Up America Again plan and Governor John Bel Edwards’ order for the State of Louisiana. “We are looking forward to moving into Phase Two of reopening and getting St. Charles ...read more
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    Friday, June 05, 2020
    COVID-19 Testing To Be Temporarily Suspended at Walmart Site   Friday, June 5, 2020    St. John the Baptist Parish - The Governor's Office has announced that with the potential threat from Tropical Depression Cristobal, all COVID-19 testing sites supported by the National Guard will be suspended from Sunday, June 7, 2020 to Friday, June 12, 2020. This includes the COVID-19 testing site at ...read more
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    Friday, June 05, 2020
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    Friday, June 05, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBoat Launch and Wetland Watchers Park to Close for Railroad ConstructionHahnville, LA – The St. Charles Department of Parks and Recreation has been notified that access to the spillway boat launch under the interstate and Wetland Watchers park will be closed as construction begins on a new railroad in the area beginning Wednesday, June 10, 2020. The closure is expected to last ...read more
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    Friday, June 05, 2020
    We continue to monitor Tropical Depression Cristobal which is currently expected to develop into a tropical storm tomorrow and move north into the Gulf of Mexico towards an eventual landfall.  Our crews have been working through their checklists ahead of the expected storm to ensure that we are prepared and ready to respond to any customer issues that may arise.  Please encourage all of your ...read more
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    Friday, June 05, 2020
    Louisiana Enters Phase Two Reopening  Friday, June 5, 2020  St. John the Baptist Parish - Louisiana will enter Phase Two of Reopening effective today, Friday, June 5, 2020.   During Phase Two, the following businesses can operate at 50% capacity:Restaurants, cafes and coffee shopsGyms and fitness centersBarber and beauty shops and nail salonsBars and breweries with LDH food permits ...read more
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    Friday, June 05, 2020
    Convent, LA – President Dufresne has declared a State of Emergency in St. James Parish in preparation for Tropical Depression Cristobal.  The St. James Parish Emergency Operations Center is closely monitoring this storm, which is likely to make landfall late this weekend into early next week.    Heavy rainfall is the greatest concern for our area, which is estimated to be eight to ten inches ...read more
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    Thursday, June 04, 2020
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    Tuesday, June 02, 2020
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    Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Press ReleaseFOR RELEASE – February 12, 2020Contact: Alexandra “Alex” Hernándezahernandez@portsl.com985-652-9278    If you are having trouble seeing this e-mail, go to https://bit.ly/2SonpOe     PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA AWARDED $13.4M FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION GRANTGrant is slated for improvements at the Port’s public facility, Globalplex Intermodal ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 02, 2019
      Dear Community Partner:   On June 17, the Points of Light Foundation, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, recognized Entergy Corporation for civic engagement, sustainability and social responsibility, earning the company The Civic 50 award for the fourth consecutive year. This award identifies the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each ...read more
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