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About Us

L’Observateur is published online twice a week, on Wednesday and Saturday, and distributed on Wednesday throughout the River Parishes area covering St. John the Baptist, St. Charles and St. James parishes. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

L’Observateur is located at 116 Newspaper Drive, LaPlace, LA 70068.

We can be reached by phone at 985-652-9545. Fax is 985-652-1633. Email the news department at brooke.robichaux@lobservateur.com.  Advertising information or requests can be sent to christine.browning@lobservateur.com.



L’Observateur is delivered by mail. Current charges are $51.06 annually in St. John Parish. Out of parish mail delivery is $74.91 annually.

Contact our circulation department at 985-652-9545 or for more information or email christine.browning@lobservateur.com.



L’Observateur locally distributes approximately 2,400 papers a week.  River Parishes Magazine is distributed quarterly. A variety of digital advertising is available including lobservateur.com and extended reach.


Staff List

Christine Browning : General Manager

Christine Browning

General Manager

Renee Tye : Advertising Sales Executive

Renee Tye

Advertising Sales Executive

Brooke Robichaux : News Editor

Brooke Robichaux

News Editor

Gary Wayne Dupré : Administrative Assistant

Gary Wayne Dupré

Administrative Assistant

New Account Representative Needed : Needed - Account Representative

New Account Representative Needed

Needed - Account Representative

We are looking for an advertising sales/account representative who works can work alone or in groups, with computer and web-based application, and uses people skills with co-workers, clients and the public at-large.

There is currently a $250 bounty on anyone who recommends an account representative who we actually hire.  The bounty is payable when the new employee is still employed after their first paycheck.


Debbie Bailey : Circulation

Debbie Bailey