The Belle Chasse High School Cross Country team is congratulated by the Plaquemines Parish Council at the council’s March 8 meeting for winning its second consecutive state title. Responding to comments and compliments from council members, BCHS Head Coach Micah Simoneaux spoke to the extraordinary mindset of his athletes.

By Jason Browne


A combination celebration/ ceremony was held March 9 as the first dirt was turned for a new, full-size Port Sulphur Library, the last of the public buildings lost to Hurricane Katrina in Plaquemines Parish to be replaced. But the story of how that building was funded remains a mystery to many who were on hand.

The Croatian American Society held its 22nd annual dinner dance on Saturday, March 3 at The Landmark Hotel in Metairie. A buffet dinner was served with Croatian music performed by The Bravo Band. All who attended the event had a wonderful evening! Pictured from left:

First Floor

Concrete for half of the first floor of the new Plaquemines Parish Courthouse in Pointe a la Hache was poured last week.


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