On January 12, District Attorney Charles J. Ballay was sworn in by Robert White, First Assistant District Attorney, for a second term in office. The term is for six years.

Fifth, eighth, and twelfth grade Students of the Year from five schools in Plaquemines Parish competed on Wednesday, December 10, at the Woodland Central Office for the parish titles.

By Alex Galbraith

Laurie Ballay Dupuy

Laurie Ballay Dupuy, a longtime resident of Belle Chasse, passed away at her home in Opelousas, LA on January 6, 2015 at the age of 58. She was the beloved daughter of Emmett B.


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