Richard Meek, Author at L'Observateur

LaPlace

Change order approved for Carrollwood Drive project

LAPLACE — Motorists driving along Carrollwood Drive in LaPlace are not only in for a smoother ride but also one that will be a bit ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, May 31, 2023 10:22 am

LaPlace

Bid accepted for Multi-Purpose Complex

LAPLACE — Kurt Becnel did little to veil his excitement as he “proudly” made a motion during the St. John the Baptist Council meeting May ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, May 17, 2023 12:59 pm

LaPlace

Parish solicits bids for Ida repairs

LAPLACE — Lift stations, the St. John Community Center and even a utilities warehouse appear next in line for ongoing Hurricane Ida repairs. St. John ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, May 3, 2023 10:37 pm

LaPlace

Pastor Bernard honored for long-term recovery efforts

LAPLACE — A non-profit agency established in the wake of Hurricane Isaac in 2012 and re-engaged after Hurricane Ida is continuing to provide assistance to ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Tuesday, April 18, 2023 1:49 pm

LaPlace

Roughly 2,600 water meters still awaiting installation

LAPLACE—A long awaited and oft-delayed water meter project has once again been met with a setback even as it enters its final stages. Installation of ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, April 8, 2023 2:17 am

Edgard

St. John Council roundup

EDGARD—Candidates that are considering running in the upcoming fall elections now have a clear picture of voting districts and precincts after the St. John the ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, March 25, 2023 10:06 am

LaPlace

West Bank permit for levee dirt approved

  LAPLACE—A proposal to allow a company to dig a dirt pit in the Wallace area on the West Bank was narrowly approved by the ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, March 11, 2023 10:21 am

LaPlace

Council discusses animal shelter, amends ordinance for medical clinics on West Bank

LAPLACE — St. John the Baptist Parish’s existing animal shelter is ravaged with water damage, rotting wood and an odorous smell. Consequently, animals are being ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, February 22, 2023 12:00 am

LaPlace

Parish not considering amendment to reduce industrial buffer zones

  LAPLACE — Seeking to quash recent rumors the St. John the Parish Council is considering an ordinance that would erase buffer zones surrounding industrial ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 11:18 am

LaPlace

Parish Council recap

LAPLACE — During the most recent St. John the Baptist Parish Council meeting in Edgard, six council members voted to adopt a resolution expressing their ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 8:59 am

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