Plaquemines Parish officials & business leaders gathered in Baton Rouge last Tuesday for the annual Plaquemines Parish Day at the state legislature. The event allows […]
Archive for June 2010
BC baseball players selected to Class 4-A All State, All Metro, and All District Teams for this 2010 season. Nick Flair, a junior third baseman, hit .422 for the season to include six home runs with 32 RBI’s. Nick Thurman, a sophomore catcher, hit .433 for the season to include four home runs with 27 […]
B.C. townhouse project moves one step closer to reality A large tract of land along Highway 23 in Belle Chasse moved a step closer toward being developed into townhouses June 16, thanks to a narrow 5-4 vote by the Plaquemines Parish Development Board to grant a zoning change from R-1 (residential) to RM-2 (multi-family residential). […]
Coast Guard temporarily sidelines vacuum barges amid safety concerns U.S. Coast Guard officials approached a group of vacuum barges June 16 that were removing oil near Barataria Bay on the Westbank of Plaquemines, and ordered the vessels back to dock, citing safety concerns and improper certification documents. The vacuum barges sat inactive until the next […]
Every person listed a multitude of reasons why he or she would rather go through another Hurricane Katrina instead of this spill.
A recent report from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor claims Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser and the administration may have violated the parish charter and local ordinance when it entered into two hurricane recovery projects in 2007. The study also details three other potential legal and ethical violations: failure to include grants from the Federal Emergency […]
Tears choked up Cheri Pete as she started to address the Plaquemines Parish Council at last Thursday’s meeting. She owns Maw’s, a restaurant in Boothville that is about to close its walk-up window.
Thirty-two acres in Venice has already been cleared in order to construct “Venice Responders Village,” which will have its own medical center and will house an estimated 2,000 people involved with clean up efforts.
Crutchfield was not fired, as was expected to accompanying a guilty verdict. Instead the board voted to suspend the popular coach from teaching for 30 days without pay at the beginning of the 2010-2011 school year and from driving the bus for five days, also without pay. He had already been relieved of his coaching duties.