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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

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Keller: What is success, to God?

When speaking to groups, I usually say that most people want to be successful, without knowing what success is. The best definition I’ve heard is ... Read more

2 days ago by Harold Keller.

Handmade, Homemade & Vintage: The Ferry Landing provides home for crafters

LAPLACE – Crafters from age 6 to 86 have found a home for their handmade, homemade and vintage goods at The Ferry Landing in Lutcher. ... Read more

2 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Local children volunteer to fill sandbags

LAPLACE — Five local children took the initiative to help neighbors fill sandbags over the weekend in preparation for Hurricane Sally. Brandon Couste Jr., 17, ... Read more

5 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Drive in movie comes to Edgard this week

EDGARD — Locally produced film “The Perfect Mate” will be shown to audiences for the first time on a 40-foot inflatable screen with a 200-pound ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Michel: May your pressures and difficulties turn you toward God

My friend Amy’s mother loved owls so much that she started to collect anything bearing a picture of an owl. Word soon got out and ... Read more

5 days ago by Ronny Michel.

Brock: Preparing for Autumn planting

It’s been a long, crazy summer, but the end is in sight. At least as far as our plants are concerned, we can start planning ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

St. Peter School celebrates 90 years

RESERVE — St. Peter Catholic School in Reserve is Monsignor Jean Eyraud’s dream brought to life. Through hard work and prayer, Eyraud opened the school ... Read more

6 days ago by Special to.

River Parishes Staycation: Nautical by Nature itinerary explores natural wonders

LAPLACE — The River Parishes Tourist Commission invites neighbors and visitors alike to explore the natural wonders of the River Region that stretch along the ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to.

Rosenwald School building gets upgrade, thanks to Shell

DONALDSONVILLE – Shell has presented a $300,000 grant to the River Road African American Museum (RRAAM) in Donaldsonville, to support the restoration of the Museum’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Brooke Robichaux.

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