About 400 guests and participants and hundreds more spectators lining the streets turned out for the Plaquemines Animal Welfare Association’s Pawdi Gras 2019 on March 10. Doggie police and first responders turned out in their best gear to Bark the Blue, the event’s theme.

The talk around town leading up to Family Gras 2019 was whether or not it would rain and perhaps cancel the event. The weather man predicted a 70 percent chance of rain that day, threatening the event. On Sunday, March 3, the weather conditions were dense fog and overcast skies.

The Royal Jewels Senior Level 4 cheer team from Royal Athletics in Belle Chasse claimed a national championship at NCA All-Star Nationals this month in Dallas.

Food Lions

Last week the Belle Chasse Lions Club donated carts full of non-perishable food items and toiletries to the popup Second Harvest Food Bank at First Baptist Church in Belle Chasse.

March for MLK

Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Jerry Turlich, second from right, joins local Vietnam veterans, from left, Joseph Williams, Leo Harvey, Clarence Brock and Alton Fredrick Jan.

COMMUNITY RECOGNITION

The Belle Chasse Rotary Club and Phillips 66 Alliance Refinery held their joint 2018 Community Recognition Program Dec. 19 at Woodland Plantation. The annual program recognizes exceptional first responders and

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Community

Emma Gauthier of Belle Chasse Elementary School and Kenan Harvey of Phoenix High School were on hand at the Plaquemines Public School Board’s March 11 meeting at South Plaquemines Elementary Sch

News

State Representative Christopher Leopold, R-Belle Chasse, will host a town hall meeting Wednesday, March 20, at the Belle Chasse Middle School Gymnasium (13476 Hwy 23, Belle Chasse) from 5:30 to 7:

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