October 10, 2015

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St. John rallies for Night Out Against Crime

Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:10 am

LAPLACE — As part of the 31st annual Night Out Against Crime, dozens of communities and organizations in St. John the Baptist Parish are joining ... Read more | Add your comment

Woman shoots man in Reserve after feeling threatened

Friday, October 9, 2015 10:54 am

RESERVE — A Reserve woman shot a man who lived on her street after feeling threatened, authorities said. St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office ... Read more | Add your comment

Fifth grader Javier Dantin has set an example at John L. Ory School in LaPlace as an excellent student and willing helper, his principal said. (Raquel Derganz Baker/L’Observateur)

Looks Bright: ‘Selfless’ 5th grader willing to help others

Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:15 am

LAPLACE —A fifth grader at John L. Ory Communication Arts Magnet School manages to keep up his grades, ... Read more | Add your comment

Clifford Bailey, from left, Michael Hoover and incumbent Mike Tregre gathered for an election forum Thursday night. (Gene Franques)

St. John Sheriff’s candidates outline platforms

Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:12 am

LAPLACE — Three of the four candidates for St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff passionately battled it out ... Read more | Add your comment

Numerous law enforcement agencies and police officers helped arrest a suspect this week following a deadly Monday shooting that cost two LaPlace residents their lives.

Fatal shooting arrest made after LaPlace killings

Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:11 am

KENNER — Numerous law enforcement agencies and police officers helped arrest a suspect this week following a deadly ... Read more | Add your comment


Get it done: Early voting starts today

Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:02 am

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler announced this week he is encouraging all Louisianians eligible to vote in the Oct. 24 Gubernatorial Primary Election to ... Read more | Add your comment

$$$ available for arts development

Saturday, October 3, 2015 12:02 am

They handed out more than $23,000 in February, and they are ready to do it again. You just have to ask. “They” represents the members ... Read more | Add your comment

Hemelt: Helping hand available for River Region veterans

Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:03 am

Christina McKnight is a veteran and member of the United States Army Reserve. She has served our country for 16 years with a special passion ... Read more | Add your comment

Tregre: Bike unit expands Sheriff’s Office reach

Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:01 am

The month of October means cool weather, football, Halloween and, yes, the end of Hurricane Season. It’s an exciting time for all of us. The ... Read more | Add your comment

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