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Weekly Facebook poll upholds idea of presumptive innocence

L’OBSERVATEUR asked readers, “Are you in agreement with the concept of innocent UNLESS proven guilty?” Out of a total of 21 votes received, 81 percent ... Read more

2 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Quinn: Fun with Dick & Jane

Do you remember the books you read in first grade? I sure do. And I fondly recall spelling tests, recess, flavored milk and a girl ... Read more

2 hours ago by Gary Dupré.

Dupré: ‘Good night, Leslie’… ‘Gary! Quit practicing that damned trumpet!’

As I lay sleeping in that netherworld publicized by Rod Serling, I heard the dulcet tones of The Waltons on a commercial for MeTV. My ... Read more

3 days ago by Gary Dupré.

Keller: Drop out of the ‘Old School’

Years ago, as I was walking one morning, I was stopped by a young man whom I would see occasionally but didn’t know his name. ... Read more

3 days ago by haroldkeller.

Murphy: The Chamber is prepared for the second half of 2020

Half the year has already come and gone, and as the River Region Chamber of Commerce (RRCC)continues to advocate and provide resources to members, you ... Read more

3 days ago by Special to.

Reports of lice activity increasing

Lice Clinics of America in Louisiana, part of Lice Clinics of America (LCA) saw a 47 percent increase of lice activity in Lafayette and Lake Charles and ... Read more

3 days ago by Special to.

Michel: Look for the pearl

My daughter, Monique, once began a list entitled, “101 things that make me happy and 101 things that don’t.” I decided to write my own ... Read more

3 days ago by Ronny Michel.

Weekly Facebook poll: Readers are doubtful Phase 2 will end soon

L’OBSERVATEUR asked readers, “Do you believe we will still be at Phase 2 by the end of the Governor’s current resolution on August 7?” A ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Leslie: A safe return to sports

High school sports workouts around the state have started to resume in limited capacity with COVID-19-related restrictions. Here are some things to know to ease ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to.

Myers: Garden your way to better health 

Break out the tools and garden your way to a healthier mind, body and spirit.  Gardeners know, and research proves, that getting outdoors, digging in ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to.

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