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Brooke Robichaux, Author at L'Observateur

Edgard

Jeff Perilloux sentenced to 14 years

EDGARD — Former St. John the Baptist Parish Division B Judge Jeff Perilloux was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Monday, Oct. 19 for ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:10 am

Lifestyle

Bees Are My Business

PARADIS — Janett Cancella wore honeybee jewelry and a facemask that says “Bees Are My Business” last week as she tended to numerous hives on her property ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:59 pm

LaPlace

L’OBSERVATEUR welcomes new salesperson; A variety of new products avaiable

Renee Tye, née Harrall, made her first sale when she was only 12 years old. Her father told her that if she sold a used ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:02 pm

Health

LaPlace Lions Club offers free vision screening for children

LAPLACE — The American Optometric Association reported that one in four children will need or wear corrective lenses by the time they begin school, and ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:33 pm

Faith & Values

St. John African American Cemetery restoration begins

RESERVE — Segregation extended to the grave in a post-Civil War America, and the cemeteries in St. John the Baptist Parish were no exception. When ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:24 pm

Garyville

Officers undergo CPR & Stop the Bleed training

LAPLACE — The St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office has been conducting cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification training as well as Stop the Bleed training at Patrol Headquarters ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:42 am

High School Sports

RA sophomore qualifies for all 8 swim events, makes school history

LAPLACE — Riverside Academy sophomore MaKayah Larose became the first swimmer in her school’s history to individually qualify in all eight events for the State ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, October 10, 2020 12:05 am

LaPlace

Local teen’s animation featured on Conan O’Brien Show

LAPLACE – Raised on Disney cartoons and animated films, Riverside Academy senior Zach Vicknair had no doubt from a young age that he wanted to ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, October 10, 2020 12:05 am

Celebrations

Boy Scouts of America honors St. Charles Parish President Matthew Jewell

DESTREHAN — The Boy Scouts of America, Southeast Louisiana Council announced St. Charles Parish President Matthew Jewell as the 2020 Golden Eagle Award Recipient for ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, October 10, 2020 12:05 am

Faith & Values

Church Meets Government: The Judge’s Seat

LAPLACE — Choice International Ministries of LaPlace hosted the second annual “Church Meets Government” event last week, pairing church leaders with local judicial candidates for ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:05 am

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