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Officer crashes vehicle , breaks jaw , ribs , arm during pursuit in ‎LaPlace‏

LAPLACE, LA - A St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office deputy sustained several broken bones when he crashed his vehicle during a pursuit this morning. The officer was responding to reports of an armed man walking down Yorktown Drive in LaPlace when the crash occurred, according to the SJPSO.


Pizza man robbed at gunpoint in ‎LaPlace‏

LAPLACE - A LaPlace pizza deliveryman was robbed at gunpoint over the weekend, police said. According to the St. John Parish Sheriff's Office, a 63-year-old victim was making a pizza delivery at Sunnyside Drive and Natchez Lane at approximately 1 a.m. Sunday when an unknown man robbed him at gunpoin


Title : Global computation of phase-amplitude reduction for limit-cycle dynamics

Abstract: Recent years have witnessed increasing interest to phase-amplitude reduction of limit-cycle dynamics. Adding an amplitude coordinate to the phase coordinate allows to take into account the dynamics transversal to the limit cycle and thereby overcomes the main limitations of classic phase r


‎LaPlace‏ pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint early Sunday

A pizza delivery driver making an early-morning delivery Sunday in LaPlace was confronted by a gunman who got away with money, a cell phone and pizza, the St. John the Baptist Sheriff's Office said. The driver, 65, was making a delivery around 1 a.m. on Sunnyside Drive at Natchez Lane when a man app


‎LaPlace‏ carjacking suspect sought by Sheriff 's Office

LAPLACE - On Saturday at about 8 a.m., members of the St. John Parish Sheriff's Office Patrol Division responded to the area of Belle Terre Boulevard in LaPlace in reference to an armed robbery/carjacking that had just occurred. Upon arrival to the area, deputies made contact with the victim who sta


Local contractor arrested for fraud in ‎LaPlace‏

LAPLACE - A local, unlicensed contractor - who police said stiffed a material supplier and produced shoddy work in LaPlace - is facing numerous felony charges following his arrest this week. Troy L. Kendrick Sr., 55, of Reserve posted a $19,500 bond Thursday and was released following his arrest for


6 displaced following 2 separate ‎LaPlace‏ fires

LAPLACE - Two unrelated fire incidents this week displaced a total of six LaPlace residents and launched a criminal investigation in one home, according to St. John the Baptist Parish officials. The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office said an investigation uncovered no evidence of a clandestine meth la


Title : The ‎Laplace‏ transform of the lognormal distribution

Abstract: In this paper, we explore the analytic continuation of the Laplace transform of the lognormal distribution. Two integral expressions of the analytic continuation are provided, one of which takes the form of a Mellin-Barnes integral. As a corollary, we obtain an integral expression for the


Local 6th grader spells his way to national bee

Thomas Gross III will travel to Washington, D.C. to compete against skilled regional winners in the 91st Scripps National Spelling Bee. LAPLACE - Nervous and overwhelmed from two months of memorizing complex words, Thomas Gross III of LaPlace nearly opted out of last week's 30th annual spelling bee

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SPRING SPOTLIGHT : Music fun , Easter hunts pack busy Spring

GARYVILLE - Five years ago, guitarist Peyton Falgoust and his uncle Carl Monica sat down at Fatty's Bar and Grill, flipped over a guest check and sketched out their shared vision of a music festival that would support the historical preservation of Garyville. Held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 8 on t

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Cambridge Corner Snoballs & Creams returns to its roots

LAPLACE - Dynamite strawberry and house special wedding cake snoballs are back on the menu at Cambridge Corner Snoballs & Creams with the return of locally-renowned "snoball lady" Lynn Bogac. An updated flavor menu, new add-ons such as cheesecake toppings and plans for an expanded kitchen highlight


Local pastor helps nonviolent arrest of carjacking suspect

LAPLACE - Pressure from police and help from the faith community led to a nonviolent arrest Sunday of a LaPlace carjacking suspect, police said. "We put tremendous pressure on him, and eventually he did a very wise thing," St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre said. "He went to one of our


Hulu Adds ` Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn ' Bilingual Streaming

Good news for Hulu viewers as they've now got the entire seven OVA episode run of the Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn series. Released over several years and just recently getting a complete collection on Blu-ray domestically that you can read about before, the show is now streaming on Hulu and through t


From Singularities to Black Hole Mechanics : Hawking 's Scientific Endeavour

The most recognizable scientist of our times has, sadly, left us this week. Stephen Hawking ushered in fundamental contributions in physics and cosmology and greatly revolutionized our understanding of black holes. It is no doubt that he left a remarkable legacy of scientific inquiry and his passing


Senators must decide whether to allow an industrial business in residential zone

For the last four years, Frank's Electric and Bryan Diesel Services has operated a light industrial business at Mandahl 2A-4, which is a residential zone. Now the business is seeking approval from the Legislature to become retroactively compliant with the laws and to operate two more additional busi


St. John deputy wounded in car crash while chasing armed suspect

LAPLACE -- A St. John deputy was hospitalized with multiple broken bones after crashing his car while chasing an armed suspect. According to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, the officer was responding to the report of an unknown man walking along Yorktowne Drive carrying a gun. Whe


St. John Parish police officer injured during pursuit

A St. John Parish police officer was injured during a pursuit Wednesday morning, according a report from the police department. The officer was injured while responding to a report of a man carrying a gun walking along Yorktowne Drive in LaPlace. The officer saw the suspect fleeing the area along a


Only on Six : Video shows ship nearly crush tugboat

The Coast Guard says high water is leading to increased accidents on river Updated: 5:56 PM CDT Mar 20, 2018 Video of a cargo ship colliding with a tugboat Monday near Laplace shows the danger of navigating the Mississippi River during the current high-water event. The video, taken by Trenton Wats


Marie Therese Maurin Montz -LRB- Maraise -RRB-

Marie Therese Maurin Montz (Maraise), 96, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 6 p.m. in LaPlace. She was a native of Reserve and a lifelong resident of LaPlace.Marie Therese Maurin Montz (Maraise) She was the beloved wife of the late Armand M. Montz Jr.; daughter of the late Louis J. Maurin


Gaither , Larry E.

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. DECATUR -- Larry E. Gaither, 77, of Decatur, IL died March 17, 2018 in Imboden Creek Living Center, Decatur. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in Seitz Funeral Home, Moweaqua. Visitation will be from 11:30 - 1:00, prior to servic