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Staff Reports, Author at L'Observateur

Celebrations

Army awards returned to Vietnam hero

LAPLACE — Harry Sanders visited the L’OBSERVATEUR office Thursday afternoon to pick up his awards for meritorious service and heroism in the Vietnam War. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:05 am

Crime

Destrehan man charged with wire fraud

DESTREHAN — United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that Joseph Meisch, 45, of Destrehan was charged on Sept. 23 in a bill of information with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:00 am

LaPlace

SJSO seeks public’s help searching for missing child

Detectives with the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are seeking the public’s help to locate Ana Rodriguez, 13, of LaPlace. Ana was ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:55 am

Crime

LaPlace woman arrested for bank fraud in COVID-19-related scheme

LAPLACE — Cherry Roberts-Matherne, 45, of LaPlace was arrested Friday, Sept. 18 for bank fraud and other counterfeit actions resulting in more than $16,200 in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:59 am

High School Sports

FOOTBALL WEEK ONE

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by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:16 am

LaPlace

St. John Road Closure; I-55 ramps at Ruddock

I-55- Ramps @ Ruddock – St. John the Baptist Parish Closure Details: I-55 Northbound and Southbound on and off ramps will have a full road ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 21, 2020 10:44 am

Celebrations

VIETNAM AWARDS FOUND IN LAPLACE

LAPLACE — Janice Fraisse discovered two Vietnam War awards laying in the road on Arlington Street in LaPlace. She turned the awards into the L’OBSERVATEUR ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 19, 2020 7:17 am

Education

PHOTO FEATURE: St. John has first day of school

Last week, youngsters throughout St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools reported for their first day of school. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:00 am

LaPlace

Sandbags still available

In an announcement made at 7 a.m. this morning, the following St. John Parish sandbag sites will re-open at 8 a.m. Self-Serve Sandbag Locations: John ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 14, 2020 8:08 am

Local

Storm plans in St. John Parish for Sally

LAPLACE – With the approach of Tropical Storm Sally, several agencies have made announcements regarding evacuation and closures. Early on Sunday, Governor John Bel Edwards ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, September 13, 2020 7:45 pm

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