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NEW ORLEANS -- Unused or expired medications are a safety issue, and flushing them down the sink could send trace levels of drugs into our rivers, lakes, and drinking water. If you've got any prescriptions lying around the house, you can take them to one of several drop off locations on Saturday (April ...
The Plaquemines Parish Council will take up several potentially signifi cant ordinances this week, with a move to reorganize the PROWM and Recreation Departments at the top of the list. District 2 council member Beau Black will introduce an ordinance at the April 26 meeting to move seven grass cutters ...

Belle Chasse United Methodist Church held it's annual Fundraiser BBQ to send several children to Summer Camp at Camp Istrouma. With the help of these wonderful men from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office, the president of Belle Chasse Methodist Men's Group, Donald Hazel stated they have raised ...
Governor John Bel Edwards was in Gretna April 20 to announce LA SAFE will build a harbor of refuge and fund mental health and substance abuse programs in Plaquemines Parish. The Plaquemines projects are just two of 10 total projects spread across six parishes, all scheduled for completion by 2022, ...
This month Plaquemines Parish fourth graders concluded their final lesson in Woodland's Conservancy's Seeds to Saplings Service Learning Program. Thanks to support from Chevron Oronite and the Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation, 113 students from Belle Chasse Primary and Phoenix ...
Early on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office began investigating a simple burglary in Belle Chasse. The victim advised that three dirt bikes, valued at approximately $12,500, were stolen from a shed on their property. After viewing several videos and photographs from ...

The Louisiana Sheriff's Law Enforcement Program also paid Martiny & Associates about $82,000 for representing the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office from 2014 to 2016, according to data obtained through a public records request filed by The Advocate. That money did not have to be reported — and ...
A select group of Plaquemines Parish students is learning about Louisiana coastal restoration concepts as participants in "The 300 Coastal Warriors" program sponsored by the Coalition To Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL). Thanks to corporate sponsors Phillips 66, Chevron and LA Safe, groups of five ...
BELLE CHASSE -- It was late Wednesday night around 10:30 pm when Retired Army Major Tracy Riley returned home to her house in Plaquemines Parish. She noticed a suspicious vehicle coming from her long driveway. Tracy says she walked inside her home and alerted her husband. "I know we've ...
Plans are to develop a huband- spoke transportation system for container transport vessel shipments from Plaquemines Port, to the St. Louis region and back. Discussions have focused on operations at a terminal to be constructed on the lower Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, connecting to ports ...
That possibility was discussed Tuesday at the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the St. Louis Regional Freightway and four St. Louis area port agencies with a port authority in Plaquemines Parish, La. The agreement involves joint marketing efforts and an exchange of data between the ...
A man accused of repeatedly raping a girl over an eight-year period has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the assaults that occurred in Plaquemines Parish. But Phillip Constanza, 57, is still awaiting trial in Jefferson Parish on a charge of aggravated rape for the criminal acts that investigators say ...
Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier III believes he can do a better job of steering the Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District than its current management. “Sandy (PPHTD Executive Director Sanders) is doing a good job. But I think I can do better,” Cormier told the Plaquemines Association of ...
This image shows the proposed route, in green, of the Phillips 66 crude oil pipeline that would begin in St. James Parish, connect to the company's Alliance Refinery on the West Bank of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, and then cross the river and turn north into St. Bernard Parish to service ...
The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office made five arrests in connection with a drug-related shooting in the Ironton subdivision that happened on Saturday. Officers were called to Giraud St. around 5:55 p.m. Responding deputies observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed matching the description ...
Cascio is one of hundreds of students at the Plaquemines Parish school, expected to participate in Wednesday's 17-minute National School Walkout. The event will honor those who died in the Florida shooting and focus on making a difference here at home. "During the walkout, it shows that our community ...
Plaquemines Parish deputies said they have arrested several people involved in a drug transaction Saturday evening in Ironton, and the Sheriff's Office is investigating what led to the gunfire that injured at least three people. All of the shooting victims are expected to recover. The Sheriff's Office released the ...

PORT SULPHUR, La. -- Twelve years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, leaders in Plaquemines Parish broke ground Friday on a new multi-million dollar state-of-the-art public library in Port Sulphur. “When I was a child, I learned how to read at the public library in Port Sulphur,” says ...
A former Belle Chasse volunteer firefighter accused in an armed burglary at a Terrytown fire station is also suspected of stealing bolt cutters from a Belle Chasse fire station, according to the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office. Sean Ulbrich, 26, was arrested Feb. 23 in connection with the Feb. 8 burglary at ...
Entergy Louisiana says it has completed a key portion of a project in Plaquemines Parish that will improve the reliability of service to customers there. The company on March 16 put into service a new 10.5 mile-long transmission line between the Oakville substation off Walker Road in Belle Chasse and the ...
A stormwater diversion in Mandeville, a mental health and substance abuse program in Plaquemines Parish and a wetlands educational center in Jefferson Parish. Those projects may not have much else in common, but they were announced Friday as three of the first 10 initiatives the state will tackle as ...


 

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