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Get spooky with October art workshops

RESERVE — St. John the Baptist Parish is hosting October art workshops for children ages 8 to 12 in partnership with teacher Karin Douroux. Classes ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to.

SJSO seeks public’s help searching for missing child

Detectives with the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are seeking the public’s help to locate Ana Rodriguez, 13, of LaPlace. Ana was ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

LaPlace woman arrested for bank fraud in COVID-19-related scheme

LAPLACE — Cherry Roberts-Matherne, 45, of LaPlace was arrested Friday, Sept. 18 for bank fraud and other counterfeit actions resulting in more than $16,200 in ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Candidate spotlight: Lewis urges data-driven change

*Editor’s note: Division B candidate Leandre Millet will be featured in the next Wednesday edition of L’OBSERVATEUR. LAPLACE — Nghana Lewis, candidate for Division B ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Flood insurance premiums to decrease in 2021

LAPLACE — St. John the Baptist Parish residents will soon save more money on their monthly flood insurance premiums. As part of an annual review of floodplain ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Veterans Home reopens outdoor visitation for 1st time since March

RESERVE — After more than six months of being separated from family, residents of the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Home can finally see their loved ones ... Read more

5 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Project Pillow: Heartfelt donations comfort hurricane survivors

LAPLACE — With help from a network of local and nationwide supporters, a LaPlace family is making a difference in the lives of Hurricane Laura ... Read more

5 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

SCC awarded STEM grant

LAPLACE — St. Charles Catholic High School has long been a leader of educational technology in the River Parishes, but a recent grant from the ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

St. John Parish hosts successful ‘Team Up to Clean Up’ event

LAPLACE — Despite the rainy weather, a host of volunteers including residents, community organizations, government agencies, churches, schools and businesses joined St. John the Baptist ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Cold Case: Nuccio, McCrory deaths anger Manchac mob (PART 2)

* Part one of this story was published in the Sept. 16 edition of L’OBSERVATEUR. On Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1936, headlines in The New Orleans ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

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