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West St. John Volleyball ready for fantastic year

EDGARD — Football is usually the big sport that symbolizes the beginning of the school year for high school sports. But, over in Edgard, the ... Read more

4 days ago by Tara Williams.

Health & Human Services launches questionnaire: Summer Feeding, other services support families through pandemic

LAPLACE — Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the St. John Parish Department of Health and Human services has continued to provide critical assistance to clients via ... Read more

4 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Raise the Roof: RPCT raising money with live stream showcase

LAPLACE — River Parish Community Theatre is establishing storage space and saving a historic building in the process. The generous donation of the original RTC ... Read more

4 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Column explores unsolved St. John Parish mystery: Audrey Moate’s fate unknown 64 years after disappearance

LAPLACE — Nearly 64 years have passed since the chilly November morning 46-year-old Thomas Hotard was discovered dead and blood-soaked on the back seat of ... Read more

4 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Council discusses size & scope of proposed drainage crew

LAPLACE — Establishing a crew in the St. John the Baptist Parish Utilities Department charged with maintaining and clearing the parish’s drainage canals and ditches ... Read more

4 days ago by Richard Meek.

Weekly Facebook poll: Readers are doubtful Phase 2 will end soon

L’OBSERVATEUR asked readers, “Do you believe we will still be at Phase 2 by the end of the Governor’s current resolution on August 7?” A ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Free COVID testing in St. John next week

LAPLACE–St. John the Baptist Parish – Parish President Jaclyn Hotard announced St. John Parish has partnered with Ochsner Health to provide free COVID-19 testing at ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

July 11 shooting suspects arrested; investigation continues

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office announced that Brandon Fleming, 16, and Ramon Patterson Jr., 15, are suspects in a shooting ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Man Arrested After Standoff with Police and Escape from Behavioral Facility

LAPLACE – Sheriff Mike Tregre announced a man who fired a gun inside a local business, fled the scene, then barricaded himself, threatening to commit ... Read more

6 days ago by Special to.

Jeff Perilloux qualifies for re-election, maintains innocence on all charges

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7 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

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