Richard Meek, Author at L'Observateur

LaPlace

St. John Parish Council recap – 9/13 meeting

LAPLACE — Restoring trust in the school system was the message interim superintendent of St. John the Baptist Schools Rebecca Johnson delivered during the Parish ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, September 17, 2022 6:00 am

Edgard

Major strides made in the repair of Ida-damaged buildings

LAPLACE — Only days prior to the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Ida unleashing its fury on St. John the Baptist Parish, major strides were made ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, August 27, 2022 12:02 am

Edgard

Redistricting plans discussed at Parish Council meeting

LAPLACE — Redistricting in St. John the Baptist Parish has been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic and Hurricane Ida but potential plans should begin to ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 4:26 pm

LaPlace

Soaring Entergy bills may soon be on the downswing, supervisor says

LAPLACE — Soaring energy bills that have sapped the family budget may soon be on the downswing. Speaking before the St. John the Baptist Parish ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Friday, August 12, 2022 12:00 am

LaPlace

Proposed Elvina rezoning shot down

LAPLACE — Family members who share interest in the land that once housed the Elvina Plantation were once again rebuked in their efforts to have ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, July 30, 2022 12:24 am

LaPlace

Council votes down Elvina Plantation rezoning

LAPLACE — A proposal that has splintered residents along Old U.S. Highway 51 for more than a year was voted down by St. John Parish ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, July 16, 2022 12:02 am

Edgard

Ida repairs on Parish buildings still underway

LAPLACE — Hurricane season is in full swing, and with at least one tropical system having already skipped through the Gulf of Mexico’s warming waters, ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, July 2, 2022 12:02 am

LaPlace

Parish Council approves general obligation bonds, addresses mosquito control

LAPLACE — Mosquitos, roofs and fencing garnered attention from St. John the Baptist Parish Council members during their meeting this past Tuesday night in LaPlace. ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, June 18, 2022 12:00 am

LaPlace

Tara Lambeth named director of Planning & Zoning

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Planning and Zoning Department will have a new look with the hiring of Dr. Tara Lambeth. The ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, June 1, 2022 12:00 am

LaPlace

Veterans Construction awarded bids for Sheriff’s Office, St. John Theatre repairs

LAPLACE — Signs continue to point to St. John the Baptist Parish’s steady recovery from Hurricane Ida, providing much-needed hope for a parish still coping ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, May 14, 2022 12:01 am

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