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Published 6:58 pm Monday, December 29, 2014

L’Observateur is published online twice a week, on Wednesday and Saturday, and distributed on Wednesday throughout the River Parishes area covering St. John the Baptist, St. Charles and St. James parishes. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

L’Observateur is located at 116 Newspaper Drive, LaPlace, LA 70068.

We can be reached by phone at 985-652-9545. Fax is 985-652-1633. Email the news department at  Advertising information or requests can be sent to



L’Observateur is delivered by mail. Current charges are $51.06 annually in St. John Parish. Out of parish mail delivery is $74.91 annually.

Contact our circulation department at 985-652-9545 or for more information or email



L’Observateur locally distributes approximately 2,400 papers a week.  River Parishes Magazine is distributed quarterly. A variety of digital advertising is available including and extended reach.


Staff List

Christine Browning : General Manager

Christine Browning

General Manager
Renee Tye : Advertising Sales Executive

Renee Tye

Advertising Sales Executive
Brooke Robichaux : News Editor

Brooke Robichaux

News Editor
Gary Wayne Dupré : Administrative Assistant

Gary Wayne Dupré

Administrative Assistant
Debbie Bailey : Circulation

Debbie Bailey