July 28, 2015

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Conservation fund benefits tri-parish region

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:10 am

LULING — The last few years have been good ones for parks in the River Parishes. St. Charles Parish has created new facilities, like Rathborne ... Read more | Add your comment

Woman grabs computer back from burglar

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:06 am

RESERVE — Authorities said a 55-year-old local woman took back eletrconics equipment from the very hands of her would-be burglar after recognizing the crime in ... Read more | Add your comment

Milk Chocolate Hair Bows some of the items created and sold by local 18-year-old Justice Waite, a budding River Parishes businesswoman.

Looks Bright: Handmade jewelry, accessories find niche

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:12 am

DESTREHAN — Justice Waite, 18, is following her creative passions, hoping it will lead to a career. Through ... Read more | Add your comment

LAPLACE — Reducing the homicide rate is the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office’s No. 1 priority in 2015, according to Sheriff Mike Tregre.

St. John Crime up; Sheriff points to decreases in murder

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:11 am

LAPLACE — Reducing the homicide rate is the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office’s No. 1 priority ... Read more | Add your comment

Organizer and instructor Melynie Wright guides students Rianna Lewis and E’Lon Scott around the pool. (Kyle Barnett/L’OBSERVATEUR)

150 children, 20 adults enjoy swim lessons

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:06 am

RESERVE — A line of children and adults crowded next to the wall of the shallow end of ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

Theater talent overflowing locally

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:03 am

The arts have been operating alive and well in the River Parishes for a long time. We saw an obvious sign of this in February, ... Read more | Add your comment

Free booster seats available for parents

Saturday, July 18, 2015 12:03 am

Child safety seats, including booster seats, offer the best protection for children in the event of a crash. Louisiana State Police troopers stress this fact ... Read more | Add your comment

Hemelt: Back-to-school fever impacting almost everyone

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:02 am

She’s taught whole families from the youngest child to the oldest. She’s taught students after a generation earlier teaching their parents. She has even worked ... Read more | Add your comment

Boquet: Come out to the new ESJ Aug. 8

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:02 am

We’re moving! The signs of progress outside of East St. John High School have been evident for some time now. This week is especially exciting, ... Read more | Add your comment

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