The following students were April Students of the Month for being respectful, responsible and safe all month long, a ceremony was held in their honor. Students received a certificate, a nice yard sign, and snacks provided by the PTO. Headstart: Jordyn Ancalade. PreK: Aaron Reyes. Kindergarten: Karlie Lord, Damyah Hawkins and Harmonie Antoine. First [...]
The Republican Women of Louisiana, RWL, recently held their March meeting at the Lakewood Golf Club in New Orleans. The guest speaker was Mr. [...]
Pictured from left, Steve Zimmer, Roy Robichaux and Veronica Alsalve of Plaquemines Parish Fire Department, Angele Kimble Rogers with FEMA, CPR VP Steve Bledsoe, CPR Treasurer Angela Howard, CPR Secretary Latasha Armstrong, and Member at Large Bishop Wilfret Johnson. The Committee for Plaquemines Recovery (CPR), a conglomerate of groups formed in order to further the [...]
OLPH CYO Flag Football team recently completed their season in 2nd place over the other CYO’s throughout the New Orleans area. Pictured from left is Coach Luke Bilich, Alec Guidry, Seth Harvey, Jordan Ortega, Corey Rosales, Barry Breaux, Justin Bauer, Cody Petrovich, Coach Ricky Becnel. Sitting: James Guidry, Gregory Ingraham, Justin Ortega and Wyatt Comeaux.
State Senator David R. Heitmeier, O.D., right, discusses a trial period of altering the hours that the Belle Chasse bridge opens for marine traffic with Belle Chasse resident Josette Seifert. The trial period runs Dec. 15 through Jan 17. Efforts are being made to identify if altering the curfew times in which the Belle Chasse [...]
After two incidents in one week of physical violence—both surrounding acts of bullying—Belle Chasse Middle School parents have begun asking questions about the level of bullying occurring at the school. Being bullied is a matter of life for some students. Intimidation, hazing, harassment all fall under the banner of bullying. And the practice goes beyond [...]
Plaquemines Parish saw its first instance of armed robbery in over a year this past week. However, officials now believe they have the suspects in custody. On Tuesday October 18, shortly before 10 p.m., a 49-year-old Belle Chasse woman was confronted at gunpoint by two black males between the ages of 14 and 17, in [...]
Louisiana shrimp and catfish producers may be eligible to participate in the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance program. The two commodities recently were certified as part of the program, according to LSU AgCenter economist Kurt Guidry. “To become certified, commodities have to show they have had a greater than 15 percent reduction in the price received [...]