Since the old Pointe a la Hache Courthouse burned in 2002, the District Attorney’s Office for the 25th Judicial District has been on a journey to find a permanent home.
COVID-19 couldn’t stop the 2020 Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo from being the best rodeo yet.
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.
The citizens of Plaquemines Parish overwhelmingly approved six millage renewals for the Plaquemines Parish School District and one millage renewal for Plaquemines Medical Center on Aug. 15.
After a comprehensive two-week training course and final exam, Sheriff Gerald A. Turlich, Jr.