Lori Lyons, Author at L'Observateur


DA discusses community-building programs: Opportunities available for employment & rehabilitation

LAPLACE – After a three-month hiatus due to COVID-19, the St. John Business Association reconvened Wednesday night at Petra Restaurant and its members were offered ... Read more

by Lori Lyons, Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:05 am

East St. John

Coaches get green light to resume sports activities

RESERVE – After months of being stuck in neutral waiting out the COVID-19 pandemic, Louisiana’s coaches and athletic directors finally have a green light to ... Read more

by Lori Lyons, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:01 am


Kristin Roccaforte becomes elementary supervisor

RESERVE – Riverside Academy’s elementary school will be under new leadership for the 2020-2021 school year. Riverside alum Kristin Delaneuville Roccaforte will be the new ... Read more

by Lori Lyons, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:00 am


Jared Butler plans to enter NBA Draft

RESERVE – Former Riverside Academy basketball standout Jared Butler is ready to move on to bigger and better things – maybe. After two stellar seasons ... Read more

by Lori Lyons, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:01 am


St. Rose native Justin Jefferson selected in 1st round of NFL Draft

ST. ROSE — While there was no surprise about who would be the first pick in the 2020 NFL Draft (LSU quarterback Joe Burrow) or ... Read more

by Lori Lyons, Saturday, April 25, 2020 12:05 am


Coach Saltaformaggio bids Hahnville farewell

HAHNVILLE – Both St. Charles Parish high schools will go into the 2020 football season in the fall with new football coaches. One week after ... Read more

by Lori Lyons, Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:00 am

High School Sports

Marcus Scott is named head football coach

DESTREHAN — The Destrehan Wildcats will have a new head football coach next season. John Ehret head coach Marcus Scott was formally approved to be ... Read more

by Lori Lyons, Sunday, March 29, 2020 8:58 am


Coaches stuck at home long for the field

LAPLACE — Before Monday, St. Charles Catholic head baseball coach Wayne Stein had never heard of Zoom. Stein, who also is the football team’s defensive ... Read more

by Lori Lyons, Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:00 am


Senior seasons stolen? High school athletes react to COVID-19 closures

LAPLACE – While everyone is feeling the effect of social distancing due to the COVID-19 virus, one group of people is being hit especially hard ... Read more

by Lori Lyons, Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:05 am


Riverside Academy announces COVID-19 plan; school officials to reevaluate after March 30

RESERVE — While the area’s public schools must follow mandates from the state, local private schools like Riverside Academy must forge their own path through unprecedented ... Read more

by Lori Lyons, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 9:38 am

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