Brooke Robichaux, Author at L'Observateur

Local

Already Gone comes to St. John Theatre; Houston-based band has surprising local connection

RESERVE — St. John Theatre’s grand re-opening continues Saturday night with the second installment of the 2023 concert series following a year-long intermission post-Hurricane Ida. ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 11:13 am

LaPlace

LaPlace PJ’s is so much more than coffee

LAPLACE — To members of the St. John the Baptist Parish community, PJ’s in LaPlace represents so much more than coffee. The quaint coffee shop ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 11:02 am

News

Backpack, Hoodie & Sneakers Town Hall event bridges the gap between youth & community leaders

NEW ORLEANS — When homicide sergeant and NEX Metropolitan founder Robert Walsh responded to an active school shooting in Texas, the subject description that came ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 10:49 am

Local

Accuity5 Solutions celebrates grand opening

Editor’s Note: An extended version of this story appeared in the January 14 e-edition prior to the grand opening. BOUTTE — Shawnya Williams has always ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 10:07 am

High School Sports

Lady Rebels win district championship

RESERVE — The Riverside Academy girls basketball team did exactly what head coach Darrion Cook asked of them in last Friday’s district championship against St. ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 8:22 am

Local

Krewe du Market children’s wagon parade returns

DESTREHAN — The German Coast Farmers Market’s “Krewe du Market” children’s wagon parade is returning for the first time since 2019 on Saturday, February 11. ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, January 28, 2023 9:38 am

LaPlace

River Region Chamber rooted in spirit of regionalism

LAPLACE — When the River Region Chamber of Commerce was formed in 2004, it was difficult to imagine that 19 years later, the organization would ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, January 28, 2023 9:17 am

LaPlace

Cajun Comfort celebrates 35 years in the River Parishes

LAPLACE — Cajun Comfort Inc. started out 35 years ago inside Keith L’Hoste’s garage in Norco as he and his wife raised their young children. ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, January 28, 2023 8:48 am

Garyville

West Shore Levee construction to ramp up in 2023

LAPLACE — A three-foot sand base will exist along the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Levee alignment by the end of this year, paving the way ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Friday, January 27, 2023 5:15 pm

LaPlace

LaPlace Library to partially reopen this spring

LAPLACE — A wing of the Central Branch Library on U.S. 51 in LaPlace is expected to reopen to the community by this spring, according ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 9:57 am

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