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Brooke Robichaux, Author at L'Observateur

Business

Nick’s Shooting Range & Gun Shop aims for success: Family-owned store has a lot to offer

LAPLACE — Nick Lasseigne III followed in his father’s footsteps and turned a hobby into a profession. Located at 5192 W. Airline Highway in Garyville, ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:05 am

COVID-19

Business Association hosts coroner & Court of Appeals judge: Information given on COVID-19, court processes

LAPLACE — It’s been a tumultuous year for Dr. Christy Montegut, elected coroner of St. John the Baptist Parish. By 6 a.m. on Jan. 1, ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:00 am

Education

St. John Public Schools offer virtual-only option; Riverside Academy plans to reopen face-to-face in August

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District will be offering students the option of virtual-only learning to start the 2020-21 school ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:00 am

COVID-19

COVID-19 cases continue to climb in St. John Parish: Death rate has declined, according to coroner’s report

`LAPLACE – COVID-19 related deaths are on the decline, but the number of cases is still rising in St. John the Baptist Parish. The parish ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:16 am

Crime

Judge Perilloux trial delayed for the 6th time

EDGARD – The indecent behavior trial of St. John the Baptist Parish Division B Judge E. Jeffrey Perilloux, slated to begin July 10 in Edgard, ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:13 am

Business

Southern Fixings Pralines bring unique flavors to the River Parishes

NORCO – Natasha Jones of LaPlace loves when people take a bite of her Southern Fixings pralines and reminisce on sweet memories shared with parents ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:44 am

COVID-19

Chateau St. James is COVID-19 free: Nurses & CNAs proud to reach milestone

LUTCHER — This week’s balloon release was a sign of celebration for the staff of Chateau St. James Rehab and Retirement Home in Lutcher. Thanks ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:05 am

LaPlace

Mike Tregre inaugurated for 3rd term as sheriff

LAPLACE — The beginning of Mike Tregre’s third term as St. John the Baptist Sheriff started the same as the last two — with a ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:05 am

LaPlace

BEAST training covers speed, agility & life lessons: Former NFL wide receiver Damaris Johnson positively impacts youth

LAPLACE — Damaris Johnson’s journey to becoming a wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles and Houston Texans was full of life lessons, and he wants ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:05 am

Faith & Values

Choice Marketplace fosters new business growth

LAPLACE — There are plenty of treasures to be found at Choice Marketplace, a safe environment where new businesses come to grow. In 2018, Bishop ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:05 am

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