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Aucoin & Connor: Support Port of South Louisiana ‘State of Readiness’ capability

As Congress works to help airports, transit systems, and other transportation services impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Port of South Louisiana (PSL) and the ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

Keller: Remembering “Maw-Maw Jello”

My mother passed away 17 years ago at age 95. This past Tuesday, May 20, would have been her 112th birthday. When my dad died she ... Read more

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Hotard: COVID-19 has revealed our strengths

It has been difficult lately to deal with the deaths and economic destruction our country is suffering due to the coronavirus, especially as the deaths ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

Montegut: COVID-19 numbers improving dramatically

Since my last update in the newspaper on May 4, there has been a dramatic decrease in COVID-19 related deaths and cases of new infection ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

Michel: Keep all your little ducks in a row

Months before I ever heard of COVID-19 or social distancing, my daughter Victoria and her fiancé Timothy Boesen planned an intimate, outdoor wedding. The space ... Read more

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Keller: The keys to a successful &balanced life

Many years ago, while attending a 12-step peer support group to help me with my drinking problem, I was introduced to the Serenity Prayer. It ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Myers: Take the hassle out of watering container gardens

Growing flowers and vegetables in containers will allow you to expand planting space, grow plants right outside your door and elevate them for easier access ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Weekly Facebook poll engages locals

L’OBSERVATEUR began posting a weekly reader poll on its Facebook page to engage readers in issues important to our local community. The question for the ... Read more

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Guidry: ‘Hey, are you short of breath, or do you think it’s my anxiety?’

Dear World, The month of March started out promising. I had a birthday coming up, and it was finally time for crawfish boils and Hansen’s ... Read more

5 days ago by Gary Dupré.

Doctors, not insurers, should prescribe medications and treatment

As a kidney transplant surgeon and board member of the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana, I work to treat chronic kidney patients every day to ... Read more

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