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SCC Class of 2020 breaks records with scholarship earnings

LAPLACE — St. Charles Catholic High School has long been a leader of academics in the River Parishes, but this year, the Class of 2020 ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to.

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

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Rodrigue earns a place in the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame

LAPLACE — St. John 4-H volunteer Patti Rodrigue will be formally inducted into the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame in October. Rodrigue served as a ... Read more

3 days ago by Special to.

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

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

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

3 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Fire Department responds to reports of smoke

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Office of Fire Services responded to two fire calls in LaPlace on Tuesday, June 30. No injuries ... Read more

3 days ago by Special to.

Activism shines light on 2017 police shooting of Marc Davis

PETAL, Miss. — An outcry against police brutality and excessive force has swept the nation and brought new attention to a 2017 case involving a ... Read more

5 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

St. John Parish reflects on Juneteenth

LAPLACE – Derron C. Cook, community educator and advocate, submitted the following reflections to L’OBSERVATEUR. “The success of our inaugural Juneteenth celebration for St. John ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Justin Dumas works both sides of the field

LAPLACE – Justin Dumas has been a name heard for a long time in St. John the Baptist Parish. A 2020 St. Charles Catholic graduate ... Read more

6 days ago by Special to.

WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER: Parish leaders meet for roundtable discussion on fairness & equality

LAPLACE — When it comes to making sure St. John the Baptist Parish residents are treated fairly, our leaders are all in this together. Parish ... Read more

6 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

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