The head of a Belle Chasse company that capped a 15-year-old oil spill 12 miles off Plaquemines’ coast earlier this year may have convinced the Parish Council to seek legal recourse against the owners of the offending wells.
The Croatian American Society (CAS) purchased property on Wednesday, May 22, on Avenue G in Belle Chasse. The CAS plans to build a cultural center on the 3.5 acre site.
A Plaquemines Parish inmate walked out of a courthouse May 21, hopped in a race car and drove away and still couldn’t escape the parish. Herman Turlich, 42, of Gretna,
After 25 years in administration at Belle Chasse Middle School, Principal Joe Williamson is retiring to more relaxing endeavors. Williamson will stay on until mid-summer when he’ll turn the school
His Holiness Pope Francis and Bishop Chancellor Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences have extended a personal invitation to Plaquemines’ own Judge Joy Cossich Lobrano to
Sheriff Gerald A. Turlich Jr. is proud to announce the recipients of the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office (PPSO) Employees of the Quarter from January - March 2019. The program awards
On May 3, sixth graders from South Plaquemines Elementary School participating in the Plaquemines District Attorney’s Office’s Project LEAD program visited Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Joy Lobrano at
Robert Barnett did nothing but lose for the Plaquemines Parish Government, and now PPG wants its money back. On May 13 PPG filed a petition for damages in 25th Judicial
This spring all Plaquemines Parish YMCAs and Phillips 66 will provide every third grader in Plaquemines Parish the opportunity to participate in the YMCA’s Safety Around Water program. During this
Plaquemines Parish Government Assistant Attorney Bill Culver wasn’t on staff when the parish filed its lawsuit against former Parish Council member Keith Hinkley in 2016. But as the only PPG
Neither lung disease nor retirement can keep Plaquemines Army combat veteran Donald Sino Jr. from his traditional Memorial Day road march to honor fallen comrades. Sino, who is also a
A huge thank you to Plaquemines South Rotary Club for donating dictionaries to the third grade classes at Boothville Venice Elementary School. Mr. Bobby Thomas personally delivered the dictionaries to