February 13, 2016

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Parish employee disciplined for private property work

Saturday, February 13, 2016 12:04 am

RESERVE — St. John the Baptist Parish Government administrators determined a parish employee used parish equipment to cut grass on private property, leading to disciplinary ... Read more | Add your comment

Open houses set for childcare centers

Saturday, February 13, 2016 12:03 am

RESERVE — Parents will get a chance to visit childcare centers that are part of the Early Childhood Network in St. John the Baptist Parish ... Read more | Add your comment

St. John Parish Government provided this rendering for a new government complex in LaPlace.

St. John centralizing its government operations in LaPlace

Saturday, February 13, 2016 12:10 am

LAPLACE — A new government complex is expected to start construction in LaPlace within the next 90 days, ... Read more | Add your comment

In July of 2014, Belle Terre Civic Association President Raj Pannu points out where water hyacinths have started taking over the club’s ponds, which started after Hurricane Isaac. (File photo)

Parish, country club reach 70/30 pond cleaning agreement

Saturday, February 13, 2016 12:08 am

LAPLACE — After debating whose responsibility it is to keep certain drainage ponds clean on the Belle Terre ... Read more | Add your comment

All Star Electric CEO Todd Trosclair, seen outside his office in LaPlace, said a recently created scholarship for students at St. Charles Catholic is a way for him to give back to an alma mater that taught him the value of being part of a team. (Lori Lyons/L’OBSERVATEUR)

Looks Bright: All Star Electric CEO providing job training, scholarships

Saturday, February 13, 2016 12:06 am

LAPLACE — With a desire to see others succeed and further their education, one local man is doing ... Read more | Add your comment


LaPlace strikes with bowling alley news

Saturday, February 13, 2016 12:03 am

Two months ago in this space, L’OBSERVATEUR pointed out a community the size of greater LaPlace, which routinely draws in neighbors from parishes on all ... Read more | Add your comment

One standard needed for voucher schools

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 9:51 am

Students mean money when it comes to the public school system. The more students a system has, the more money a district receives in Minimum ... Read more | Add your comment

Hemelt: Danica D. Smith brings faith, fitness back home

Saturday, February 13, 2016 12:02 am

Danica D. Smith grew up in Lutcher and enjoyed her early schooling locally before earning degrees from Southern University, University of Florida and University of ... Read more | Add your comment

Tregre: State law defines local golf cart use

Saturday, February 13, 2016 12:01 am

This article about golf carts, which have been driven on the streets of St. John Parish for as long as I can remember, has been ... Read more | Add your comment

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