Brooke Robichaux, Author at L'Observateur

Local

Analysis projects Greenfield Louisiana’s impact on local economy

WALLACE — An analysis by Greater New Orleans, Inc. has projected 371 jobs will be created and $8.4 million in annual tax revenue will be ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, August 13, 2022 12:02 am

LaPlace

Housing Authority continues demolition progress

LAPLACE — Slabs, roads and underground utilities that once served public housing developments in Garyville in Edgard have been substantially removed, leaving a blank slate ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, August 13, 2022 12:00 am

Edgard

$150 Entergy bill credit offered to qualifying residents through St. John United Way

NEW ORLEANS — Beginning Wednesday, August 17, Louisiana residents with a household income not exceeding 250% of the federal poverty level will be eligible to ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Friday, August 12, 2022 1:18 pm

Edgard

Police respond to potential threat at WSJ

EDGARD — The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a possible imminent threat late Wednesday morning at West St. ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 1:08 pm

Opinion

School security shouldn’t be on the back burner

With all the excitement and hope of a new school year, it’s easy to forget that less than three months ago, we as a nation ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 1:13 am

Sports

‘Trust D Process’ camp puts spotlight on fundamentals

LUTCHER — Approximately 90 boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 16 picked up valuable skills during the Damian Ursin’s fourth annual Trust ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:27 am

Local

ADAATA brings drug testing services to the River Parishes

BOUTTE — ADAATA Occupational Health Services recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the new location at 13451 U.S. 90 ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:22 am

LaPlace

Family of Ox Gonzalez opens doors to new SWAT training facility

LAPLACE — During his career with the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office, Captain Octavio “Ox” Gonzalez did the best he could with the resources he ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:19 am

Local

Vessel re-christened in honor of Reserve native Harold B. Warren

RESERVE — After nearly 40 years working for Ingram Marine group’s Triangle Fleet in Reserve, St. John Parish native Harold B. Warren received the honor ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:12 am

LaPlace

Faith-based group organizes furniture & supply giveaway for Ida survivors

LAPLACE — Faith-based nonprofit group Angels Serving With a Purpose is traveling from Texas to deliver hope to Hurricane Ida survivors in St. John the ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:05 am

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