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Louisiana High School Athletic Association “sportsmanship essay contest”
April 30 at 4:00 pm
PARISHWIDE – Essays for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) Beyond the Game Program are due on Wednesday, April 30 by 4 p.m.

Historic Bethlehem Baptist Church’s 30 year pastoral celebration
April 27 at 2:00 pm
HAHNVILLE – Rev. Rodney L. Johnson Sr. will be honored for his 30 years of service at Historic Bethlehem Baptist Church on Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m.

Blessing of the Shrimp Fleet and Chauvin Folk Art Festival
April 27 at 10:00 am
CHAUVIN – The annual Blessing of the Shrimp Fleet boat parade will take place on Sunday, April 27 at noon and will be held in conjunction with the Chauvin Folk Art Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Downtown live after 5
April 25 at 5:00 pm
HOUMA – A free concert to the public will be held in Houma on Friday, April 25 from 5 to 10 p.m.

River Parish Medical Society scholarship deadline
April 25 at 8:00 am
LAPLACE – All applications for the River Parish Medical Society scholarship must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 25.

American Legion blood drive
April 24 at 8:00 am
HAHNVILLE – A blood drive hosted by the American Legion will be held on Thursday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum spring break camp
April 21 at 10:00 am
MADISONVILLE – A week-long maritime camp will be held Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day in Madisonville.

Community Easter sunrise service
April 20 at 6:45 am
LULING – A community Easter sunrise service, sponsored by several local churches, will be held on Sunday, April 20 at 6:45 a.m.

Early voting begins
April 19 at 8:00 am
PARISHWIDE – Early voting for the Councilman at Large District B runoff and the Hospital Service District tax millage will begin on Saturday, April 19 and continue on Monday, April 21 through Saturday, April 26.

Investment workshop
6 hours ago
DESTREHAN – An investment and estate planning workshop will be held on Thursday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at the East Regional Library.

Sheriff’s Reports (April 17)
11 hours ago

•Robert C. Perry, 31, of 3900 Fairmount St. in New Orleans, was arrested on April 8 and charged with theft over $1,500.

Jeanette Barrios Ewing Ewing
11 hours ago
Jeanette Barrios Ewing, 68, a native of Des Allemands and a resident of Bayou Gauche, passed away on Wednesday, April 2.

Ivy May “Sis” Roger Detillier Detillier
11 hours ago
Ivy May “Sis” Roger Detillier, 80, a native of Houma,and a resident of Paradis, passed away on Monday, March 31.

Avondale area could revive again
11 hours ago
The St. Charles Parish area received some encouraging economic news this past week that a new occupant may become available for Avondale Shipyard.

Moret backtracks on state’s ‘booming economy’
11 hours ago
In a fit of unusual candor, the ethically-challenged head of economic development, Stephen Moret, admitted that Louisiana was NOT experiencing an economic boom.

Easter is a time to rejoice
11 hours ago
Have you planned a special celebration for Easter Sunday?

Will GOP endorse Cassidy campaign?
11 hours ago
With incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu watching from afar, and with a united Democratic Party in her corner, the fight to get the GOP officially behind Congressman Bill Cassidy is gaining just as much momentum as it is hushed controversy.

Devin Dwayne Donald Suspect captured in attempted kidnapping in Boutte
11 hours ago
A man who is believed to have attempted to kidnap a 17-year-old girl from a Boutte parking lot at gunpoint has been captured.


Gas poisoning victim was New Orleans scientist
Gas poisoning victim was New Orleans scientist
A woman who died in an meticulously planned gas poisoning suicide in Paradis has been identified as a New Orleans scientist.

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