J. Sterling Snowdy is a man who wears two hats. Professionally, he’s a district court judge in St. John the Baptist Parish. But after-hours and weekends, you may well find him in the orchestra pit, conducting the score of a Broadway musical – a combination that reflects his community's pride, tradition and quality of life that makes it a great place to live, work and raise a family.
Nestled between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, St. John’s, predictably, enjoys access to the bright lights and attractions of big city life. But its verdant farmlands, rural Mississippi River culture and lower cost of living mean life in the parish’s unique small communities – Lucy, Edgard, Wallace, LaPlace, Reserve, Lions, Garyville and Mount Airy – reflects the slower pace and friendly style only close-knit suburbs can give.