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Geaux get tested: Free COVID-19 testing sites coming to St. John & St. James

LAPLACE — Free COVID-19 self-swabbing tests are being offered in St. John the Baptist and St. James parishes through a community service partnership between the ... Read more

8 hours ago by Special to.

Parish Council approves multiple drainage measures: Reopening bars, new parks & rec director highlight other Council news

LAPLACE — Significant advancements in solving St. John the Baptist Parish’s pesky drainage challenges appear to be on the way. With little fanfare, Parish Council ... Read more

8 hours ago by Richard Meek.

Chamber hosts Session 2 of Women’s Empowerment Conversations

LAPLACE — The River Region Chamber of Commerce held Session Two of its Women’s Empowerment Conversations Wednesday, focusing on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. ... Read more

8 hours ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Acadiana Cinemas closes in LaPlace

LAPLACE — COVID-19 closures and insufficient community support contributed to Acadiana Cinemas of LaPlace shutting down earlier this week. In a statement released on social ... Read more

8 hours ago by Brooke Robichaux.

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

8 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Citizen’s Academy returns to St. John Sheriff’s Office this fall

LAPLACE — Community involvement plays a crucial role in fighting crime and developing relationships between citizens and law enforcement. To strengthen partnerships between the community and the ... Read more

8 hours ago by Special to.

VFW resumes bingo

LAPLACE — VFW Post 3337 will resume bingo on Oct. 19, 2020. All patrons are required to wear a mask and must comply with the ... Read more

8 hours ago by Special to.

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

8 hours ago by Staff Reports.

School Board health insurance sees small increase

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board Insurance Committee recently renewed dental insurance and health insurance plans for employees. While the dental ... Read more

8 hours ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Registrar of Voters releases important dates for Nov. 3 election

LAPLACE — Russell Jack, registrar of voters for St. John the Baptist Parish, wants the public to be aware of upcoming important dates for the ... Read more

8 hours ago by Special to.

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