A couple in Algiers has spent the past 13 years researching the Dobard family history, much of it centered in Jesuit Bend, Louisiana. Lloyd Bennett, great grandson of Cesare and Ernest Dobard, and his wife, Katherine, have recently concentrated their efforts on the Dobard Family Cemetery located along Hwy. 23 in Jesuit Bend.

The Mississippi River Bank gathers board members for a celebration of the 35th anniversary of their 1981 ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the landmark “Hodge House” in Belle Chasse. Front row, from left: W. Eric Lundin, III, Frank J. Patti, Charles L. McCarty, Lisa Works, David L. Waltemath. Back row, from left: Lawrence M.

Kicking off a picture perfect Saturday at the Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival, the directors congratulate the newly crowned 2016 Seafood Queen. From left: Festival Directors Ernie Kientz and Skip Vix, Seafood Queen Natalija Cogenvich, and  Director Keith Hinkley.




A bald eagle recovered from Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NAS JRB) New Orleans was released May 9 at the Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center in Algiers, La.

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