Plaquemines Parish took on some water during Hurricane Barry over the weekend, but saw no catastrophic failures.
The Belle Chasse Garden Club (BCGC) would like to acknowledge the following residences and business as recipients of Garden of the Month Awards for June 2019.
Public reaction to a Plaquemines Gazette poll on the proposed toll for a new Belle Chasse Bridge continues to roll in online, and the second wave of reactions is more
Our office will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5, due to the Fourth of July holiday. All display advertisements, public notices and news submissions for the
The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a Mississippi woman last week for a May 30 home invasion in Buras. Tyeshia Thomas, 25, of Hattiesburg, was arrested for
A Plaquemines Parish jury returned guilty verdicts on eight of ten sex crime charges against an Ironton man last week. On June 19, Jonathan Jason, 39, was found guilty as
Westbank Jefferson Parish communities continued their drumbeat of opposition in recent weeks to potential rail construction aimed at carrying oil to the proposed Plaquemines Liquids Terminal. Rio Grande Pacific Corp.,
The westbank’s delegation of state senators and representatives from Jefferson and Plaquemines Parish converged in Harvey June 12 at Boomtown Casino for the Plaquemines Association of Business & Industry and
Newly appointed Plaquemines Parish Government Public Information Officer Jade Duplessis is a native of Plaquemines and an alumna of Ursuline Academy. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from
Gov. John Bel Edwards has requested a federal disaster declaration for Louisiana’s coast to recoup money lost by the commercial fishing industry. On June 13 Edwards sent a letter to
Support for a new Belle Chasse Bridge has dropped precipitously since the state Department of Transportation’s May 29 meeting announcing a $.45 toll, each direction, for Plaquemines residents to cross
The members of the Plaquemines Parish Council gritted their teeth and made some deeply uncomfortable decisions during their June 13 meeting in Belle Chasse. Just a few moments after the
The Plaquemines Recreation Department wrapped up its youth teeball, softball and baseball program for 2019 June 27 at Cypress Park. More than 30 teams competed this year. Champions and Runners
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