Yes for Education
Yes for Education
Yes for Education
Yes for Education

Yes for Education

Plaquemines Parish Schools teachers took to the street ahead of the Aug. 15 election, which featured six millage renewals for the school district totalling approximately $20 million per year.

Council honors Curley and Harvey

Council honors Curley and Harvey

The Plaquemines Parish Council issued two proclamations at its Aug. 13 meeting honoring two members of a prominent Plaquemines family who recently passed away. The council declared Aug. 13 as Germaine Ballay Curley Day and Aug. 14 as Kenneth Harvey Day in the parish. Curley was the parish’s first woman elected to the parish council. Harvey was a longtime employee of the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office.

DA and staff hold ribbon cutting for new offices

DA and staff hold ribbon cutting for new offices

Plaquemines Parish District Attorney Charles Ballay, holding scissors, and his staff gathered Friday morning to cut the ribbon on their new offices at the Plaquemines Governmental Complex on F. Edward Hebert Blvd. in Belle Chasse. The DA's staff has been settling into the newly renovated offices over the past month. Under state law, the local government is responsible for furnishing office space to the District Attorney's Office. The building is the first permanent setting provided for the office since a fire destroyed the parish courthouse in Pointe a la Hache in 2002.

Pages

Community

Article Image Alt Text

As many residents evacuated to escape the path of Hurricane Laura, many of them found temporary refuge in New Orleans. For those able to bring their pets, they struggled to find pet-friendly housing, and some hotels were only pet-friendly for a limited time. Being located in New Orleans, we know just how devastating and stressful hurricanes can be so we knew we had to do anything we could to h elp those in need.

Plaquemines Gazette

7962 Hwy 23
P.O. Box 700
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Phone: 504-392-1619
Fax: 504-392-7526