Many people are giving donations to help provide aid in the Phillipines after typhoon Haiyan. The Red Cross and the Better Business Bureau are encouraging donors to verify the credibility of an organization before sending their donations.
The St. John the Baptist Parish Utilities Department will begin testing the connection of the LaPlace water system to the St. Charles Parish water system on Wednesday, November 13 and will continue through Thursday, November 14.
Freezing temperatures are threatening us for the first time this fall, and many may be tempted to crank up the fireplace or a space heater. However, when the temperature drops there's an increased potential for dangerous situations.