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Brooke Robichaux, Author at L'Observateur

Columns

Robichaux: Dogs are more than their stereotypes – so are people

One year ago, I never imagined myself owning a Chihuahua. Those are nasty, mean little creatures that bite ankles and growl when people look at ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 26, 2020 6:47 am

High School Sports

Scrappy Rebels volleyball team runs past Comets

RESERVE — After two weeks of ups and downs, the Riverside Academy varsity volleyball team brought it all together on the court Thursday night for ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:05 am

Celebrations

Chamber hosts Session 2 of Women’s Empowerment Conversations

LAPLACE — The River Region Chamber of Commerce held Session Two of its Women’s Empowerment Conversations Wednesday, focusing on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:05 am

Business

Acadiana Cinemas closes in LaPlace

LAPLACE — COVID-19 closures and insufficient community support contributed to Acadiana Cinemas of LaPlace shutting down earlier this week. In a statement released on social ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:05 am

LaPlace

School Board health insurance sees small increase

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board Insurance Committee recently renewed dental insurance and health insurance plans for employees. While the dental ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:00 am

COVID-19

Veterans Home reopens outdoor visitation for 1st time since March

RESERVE — After more than six months of being separated from family, residents of the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Home can finally see their loved ones ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:49 am

Faith & Values

Project Pillow: Heartfelt donations comfort hurricane survivors

LAPLACE — With help from a network of local and nationwide supporters, a LaPlace family is making a difference in the lives of Hurricane Laura ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:47 am

East St. John

ESJ athletes team up to clean up

RESERVE — “The E” is building a new standard that is bigger than just football. Coaching staff and student athletes are achieving excellence not only ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:09 am

Business

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit coming to the River Parishes

LAPLACE — River Parishes residents will get a taste of authentic slow-smoked Texas style barbecue when United States Marine Corp. veteran Robert Dunning brings Dickey’s ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:01 am

LaPlace

RPTC launches Andouille Trail

LAPLACE — Instead of cutting a ribbon, the River Parishes Tourist Commission is cutting a link of Andouille to celebrate the launch of a new ... Read more

by Brooke Robichaux, Saturday, September 19, 2020 7:11 am

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