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Ronny Michel, Author at L'Observateur

Health

Breast Cancer Awareness: JoAnn Morris Alexander’s story

Although it’s been 27 years, JoAnn Morris Alexander remembers the day she discovered a dimpled knot on her breast. “It was purple and red and looked ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:09 am

Columnists

Michel: Parents are a treasure, even during election season

I wanted to vote early this year; however, every time I passed the parish building, the long line of voters outside discouraged me. I decided ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:04 am

Celebrations

New Pastor named at First Baptist Church in LaPlace

LAPLACE — On October 1, following a yearlong search, Shane Newton was named Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in LaPlace. He, his wife Anna, and their ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:10 am

Faith & Values

Smoothing out the rough edges

There are a few things in the Bible that cause me to wonder.  For instance, who’s the guy who streaked in the garden? (Mark 14:51-52) ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:01 am

Uncategorized

Breast Cancer Awareness: Kimbur Lee Moore

Kimbur Lee Moore’s symptoms started in 2017. “I began to have tiny, sharp pain from my breast to my back,” she said. “I thought it was too ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:01 am

Lifestyle

Reserve woman becomes a co-host for the Black Girls in Media podcast

RESERVE–Raykael Morris ended 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Louisiana State University in her hand and the dream of hosting a national ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 am

Columnists

Usher in the changing seasons with beauty and grace

I spent last Saturday afternoon picking up what the winds of Hurricane Delta tossed around in my backyard. Humbled and grateful to have been spared ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:17 pm

Columns

Michel: Smiles are one size fits all – wear one!

You’ve probably heard the adages, “A smile can brighten the darkest day,” and “The shortest distance between two people is a smile.” Or maybe you’ve ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Friday, October 9, 2020 12:05 am

Columns

Michel: Use your time & talents wisely

Emanuel Nenger bought the highest quality bond paper he could find. He cut the paper, soaked it in a diluted coffee solution, carefully placed this ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:55 am

Columns

Michel: Jesus leads the way when we feel lost in life

I wish I had a pack of Lysol wipes for every time I’ve called out, “I’ll be there as soon as I find my purse,” ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:00 am

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