Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

To meet Jewel, Jazzy, or any of the other wonderful pets at the LA/SPCA, you will need to make an appointment to visit their Belle Chasse location (455 F Edward Hebert Blvd). With the outbreak of COVID-19, the LA/SPCA has moved their adoption process to appointment only. Fill out the adoption application on their website, and a staff member will call you back within 24 hours to schedule your appointment. For more information, 504.934.6931.

D.A. Ballay announces opening of new location

D.A. Ballay announces opening of new location

Charles J. Ballay, District Attorney for the Parish of Plaquemines, announced the opening of a new location on July 10. The new location in the Plaquemines Parish Government Complex at 333 F. Edward Hebert Boulevard, #201, in Belle Chasse, is the first standalone state-of the-art office of the District Attorney since a fire destroyed the original office.

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Second Term

Plaquemines Sheriff Jerry Turlich and Clerk of Court Kim Turlich-Vaughan were both sworn in to begin their second terms at separate ceremonies late last month. Sheriff Turlich was sworn in by Fourth Circuit Judge Joy Cossich Lobrano June 28 at Woodland Plantation. Clerk of Court Turlich-Vaughan was sworn in by 25 Judicial District Court Judge Michael Clement at the Pointe a la Hache Courthouse June 30. Both officials’ new terms began July 1.



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The students and staff at the Plaquemines Parish Learning Center celebrate Black History Month and Mardi Gras by decorating coconuts, learning about the history of Mardi Gras and the African American experience that is connected to it. The students and staff genuinely enjoyed being creative in their focus on experiencing Mardi Gras while participating in Black History Month activities during this challenging COVID-19 pandemic.


Plaquemines Gazette

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Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Phone: 504-392-1619
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