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Brooke Robichaux, Author at L'Observateur

Local

German Coast celebrates 300 years

LUCY — Three hundred years ago, Germanic families enticed by promises of great wealth and fertile farmlands settled along the West Bank of the Mississippi ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Buddy Boe to resign from River Parishes Tourist Commission

LAPLACE — Buddy Boe announced Thursday that he will resign from his position as executive director of Louisiana’s River Parishes Tourist Commission on June 17, ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

River Parishes native pardoned by Trump in final hours of his presidency

LAPLACE — Vacherie native Syrita Steib was among 143 people pardoned by Donald Trump in the final hours of his presidency. Steib is the executive ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:16 am

LaPlace

Where every day is Black Friday DoorBuster Deals opens Friday in LaPlace

LAPLACE — Extraordinarily low prices on must-have items make every day feel like Black Friday at DoorBuster Deals. The new LaPlace store will have its ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:52 am

LaPlace

Malou’s Southern Eatery food truck continues family tradition

LAPLACE — Martin “Malou” Lee Sr. was known from Baton Rouge to New Orleans and beyond for his delicious boiled seafood. Malou passed away in ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Geaux Chevrolet opens under new ownership

LAPLACE — Under new ownership and management at 2020 W. Airline Highway in LaPlace, Geaux Chevrolet (formerly Rainbow) is dedicated to taking care of employees, ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Despite everything, life is good

The second week of January has become very special to me in the past two years. I got engaged on a Sunday night, January 13, ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:00 am

Local

RPCT raises the roof with $10K donation from Entergy

RESERVE — River Parish Community Theatre is officially raising the roof with help from a $10,000 donation from Entergy Louisiana. Year after year, RPCT would ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Elevated levee alignment would offer flood protection in Barataria Basin

LULING — The U.S. Corps of Engineers recently held a public meeting on the Upper Barataria Feasibility Study, which seeks to reduce flooding impacts to ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Coffee & Norco begins 2nd year of business on Airline Highway

NORCO — Located conveniently off of Airline Highway at the site of the old Spillway Bar, Coffee & Norco is a family owned and operated ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:00 am

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