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Brooke Robichaux, Author at L'Observateur

LaPlace

School Board votes to close Milesville building, relocate employees

  LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board voted Thursday night to relocate all Milesville employees and close the building. The decision ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

High School Sports

Lady Comets end regular season as District champs

LAPLACE — The St. Charles Catholic Lady Comets are ready to soar into the Division III softball playoffs. SCC ended its regular softball season this ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

Edgard

Jury trials return to St. John Parish

EDGARD — After a year of stagnation during the COVID-19 pandemic, civil and criminal trials have finally returned to the 40th Judicial District Court. The ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Idol’s keeping the Faith; River Parishes native gets chance to return to the American Idol stage

DESTREHAN — Just over one year ago, Destrehan native Faith Becnel was in CBS Television City in Los Angeles as she prepared to take the ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Lions Club holds Poker Walk fundraiser

LAPLACE — While Krewe Du Monde and its associated activities are not cancelled forever, the cancellation of this year’s Mardi Gras activities meant the LaPlace ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Community meetings welcome input on Reserve Library project

RESERVE — The public will have an opportunity to engage with St. John the Baptist Parish Library leaders and give input on the upcoming construction ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:43 am

LaPlace

911 dispatchers celebrated this week

LAPLACE — National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, observed April 11-17, recognizes the “first” first responders who are rarely seen but always heard. Day in and ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:34 am

LaPlace

St. John participates in Prescription Drug Take Back Day

LAPLACE — St. John the Baptist Parish residents will have an opportunity to turn in expired and unused prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:23 am

Local

Gorgeous mural details Norco’s history

NORCO — A once-empty brick building exterior facing Apple Street in Norco has been totally transformed into a 100-foot-long mural that beautifully illustrates the small ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Throw Me Something, Mister!; Arc of St. Charles opens beads, gifts & décor store in Norco

NORCO — Shopping for beads, gifts and décor at the Arc of St. Charles Throw Me Something Mister Mardi Gras Merchandise Store helps secure paid ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:00 am

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