• News for Press Release

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020
     For Immediate ReleaseContact Baileigh Rebowe Helm985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov.     St. John Parish Moves Into Phase 3  Wednesday, September 16, 2020  St. John the Baptist Parish - On Friday, September 11, 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana would be moving into Phase 3. Additionally, St. John is one of five parishes that met the ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 15, 2020
      For Immediate ReleaseContact Baileigh Rebowe Helm985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov.  St. John Lifts Evacuation Orders  Tuesday, September 15, 2020  St. John the Baptist Parish - Due to the forecast track for Hurricane Sally, all previous evacuation orders are lifted.  Please continue to follow St. John Parish at sjbparish.com, Government Access Channel, Facebook & ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 15, 2020
     For Immediate ReleaseContact Baileigh Rebowe Helm985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov. Hurricane Sally Update: Tuesday, September 15 - 11:00 a.m.  * Tropical Storm Warning & Flash Flood Watch are cancelled for St. John Parish. * All previous evacuation orders are cancelled.  Offices/Schools:* St. John Parish Government Offices and the St. John Courthouse will ...read more
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    Sunday, September 13, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  President Jewell issues evacuation for St. Charles Parish  Hahnville, LA –President Matthew Jewell has signed a declaration of emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Sally, and has ordered a mandatory evacuation for all St. Charles Parish residents as there is a high-probability the storm will cause widespread power outages and inhibit the availability of crucial and ...read more
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    Sunday, September 13, 2020
    September 13, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  St. James Parish Prepares for Tropical Storm Sally  Convent, LA – A Hurricane Warning and a Flash Flood Watch have been issued for St. James Parish.  Heavy rainfall, of 6 to 12 inches, and storm surge are the biggest threats to our area.   Please finalize all preparations today.  Residents should prepare home and business properties by securing objects ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 01, 2020
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    Tuesday, September 01, 2020
    President Hotard announces partnership with St. John United Way to collect supplies for residents impacted by Hurricane Laura.   Supplies can be dropped off Wednesday, September 2, 2020, through Friday, September 4, 2020, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the St. John Community Center, 2900 Hwy 51 in LaPlace. Monetary donations can be made through St. John United Way at www.stjohnunitedway.org or by ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 01, 2020
    News Release from Entergy-Hurricane Laura Update--Stay Alert!  While we were extremely fortunate that we did not have any major impacts from Hurricane Laura that affected our local area, I would like to take a little time once or twice a week to share updates with everyone from our Entergy team working in the southwest and northern portions of our state as we continue our tremendous ongoing ...read more
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    Monday, August 31, 2020
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    Wednesday, August 19, 2020
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    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    We know that in Louisiana there is currently no consistent, stable state funding stream for early care and education, and that we are currently spending less than ½ of 1% of our state general funds on this.  By contrast, other states have used “sin taxes” such as lottery funds, tobacco settlement funds and tobacco taxes to specifically fund early care and education.      For these reasons: • We ...read more
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    Monday, August 06, 2018
    River Region Messaging Campaign Launching the FallHighlighting the High Quality Jobs and Career Opportunities in the River Region  LAPLACE, LA – The collaborative River Region effort created in May of 2017 includes St. Charles, St. James and St. John the Baptist Parishes and is focused on increasing awareness of the wide array of quality jobs and sustainable careers in the region – specifically, ...read more
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