• 70°

LaPlace

Latest 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

15 mins ago by Staff Reports.

River Parishes Tourist Commission welcomes new appointee

LAPLACE — Last month, the River Parishes Tourist Commission welcomed Robert Taylor, Sr., a new St. John the Baptist Parish appointee representing the Economic Development ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to.

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

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Louisiana FCU goes digital with school supplies drive

LAPLACE – COVID-19 can’t stop Louisiana Federal Credit Union (FCU) from launching its fourth annual Pack the Pirogue school supplies drive, a program that has ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to.

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

2 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

LSU researchers analyze wide-ranging impacts of hurricanes

BATON ROUGE – Throughout human history, the tracks and impacts of tropical storms and hurricanes have been notoriously difficult to predict and measure. With stronger ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to.

LHSAA releases COVID-19 action plan

LAPLACE — With high school teams in the River Parishes easing into fall sports, families must stay abreast of steps that should be taken if ... Read more

2 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

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.

St. John boasts top DA’s Office in the state, gets $25K award

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish District Attorney’s Office was recognized as the most impactful district attorney’s office in Louisiana during the inaugural ... Read more

5 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.

| Older >