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Louisiana surpasses 1 million COVID tests; State reports more than 2,000 new cases

BATON ROUGE —As of Wednesday, July 15 Louisiana surpassed one million COVID-19 tests of its residents as part of an aggressive push to use testing and contract ... Read more

20 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Graves: Bipartisan legislation offers stability: Bill to energize reopening amid COVID-19 uncertainties

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves introduced the 2020 Get America Back to Work Act, a bipartisan bill that would allow small businesses and their hard workers ... Read more

20 hours ago by Special to.

Dinner fundraiser supports historic preservation

DESTREHAN — COVID-19 has hit the tourism and travel industry hard. Destrehan Plantation is operating at about 10 percent and limiting tours to nine people ... Read more

21 hours ago by Brooke Robichaux.

NEWS BRIEF: Line dancing classes return to St. John

RESERVE — St. John the Baptist Parish Parks and Recreation is holding free line dancing classes from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday ... Read more

23 hours ago by Special to.

Thibodaux Regional welcomes Interventional Radiologist Dr. Ricky Miller

THIBODAUX — Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Interventional Radiologist Dr. Ricky Miller to the active medical staff. A native ... Read more

24 hours ago by Special to.

Antibody testing offered at blood drives

LAPLACE — Riverlands Golf & Country Club is hosting a community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 12 at 500 Fairway ... Read more

4 days ago by Special to.

Hospital names Employees of the 1st Quarter

LUTCHER—St. James Parish Hospital recently announced the 2020 Employees of the 1st Quarter, Kelli Dugas, MT, and Kirby Folse, RN. Both employees were nominated by ... Read more

4 days ago by Special to.

Governor modifies state mandates for phase two; new restrictions established

BATON ROUGE —  Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a mandatory mask requirement for Louisiana and ordered bars in the state closed to on-premises consumption, as the ... Read more

4 days ago by Christine Browning.

Business Association hosts coroner & Court of Appeals judge: Information given on COVID-19, court processes

LAPLACE — It’s been a tumultuous year for Dr. Christy Montegut, elected coroner of St. John the Baptist Parish. By 6 a.m. on Jan. 1, ... Read more

5 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Clifton: 4 simple ways to prevent heart disease

Are you suffering from heart disease or know someone who is? Well, here are some ways to prevent heart disease and help you to become ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

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