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Brooke Robichaux, Author at L'Observateur

Local

Summer Transition Institute prepares students for senior year

BOUTTE — The third annual St. Charles Parish Public Schools Senior Summer Transition Institute taught Destrehan and Hahnville’s Class of 2022 that this next chapter ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 24, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Adult volleyball is a hit in St. John Team; Throwbacks takes home championship title

RESERVE — Adult volleyball was a hit this summer in St. John the Baptist Parish. The sport was offered for the first time through the ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 24, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

‘More Than Athletics’ ; Former NFL player LaRon Byrd starts nonprofit program

LAPLACE — LaRon Byrd was 29 years old when he stopped playing football. His coming-of-age story was written on the field, first as a breakout ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Local man finds success in transportation services

LAPLACE — Derrius Taylor remembers sitting in a classroom at Lake Pontchartrain Elementary on April 22, 2019, the day he challenged himself to be greater. ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:00 am

News

LaPlace native graduates from West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. — LaPlace native James Perilloux has something in common with Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ulysses S. Grant, Douglas MacArthur, Omar Bradley and other ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:00 am

Local

The show must go on ;St. John Theatre returns to the stage with ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

RESERVE — After a year-long intermission, talented performers are returning to the stage for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic for ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Health & Human Services offers free educational & lifestyle classes

LAPLACE — The Department of Health and Human Services has planned a variety of programs to meet the needs of the St. John the Baptist ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 17, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Chris Taylor looks forward to capturing moments on the field

LAPLACE —L’OBSERVATEUR welcomes Christopher Taylor as a contributing writer for the 2021 football season. Taylor was named the Class of 2021 salutatorian for East St. ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 17, 2021 12:00 am

Edgard

Case against St. John School Board dismissed

EDGARD — Judge J. Sterling Snowdy dismissed a case against the St. John the Baptist Parish School Board during a hearing for a preliminary injunction ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 17, 2021 12:00 am

Local

‘Mississippi Mermaid’ breaks world record;River Parishes were a part of Martin’s journey

RESERVE — Traci Lynn Martin briefly stopped by the Port of South Louisiana in Reserve last week on day 52 of her Guinness world-record setting ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 12:00 am

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