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100-year-old Belle Chasse man remembers seeing German U-boat while fishing on the Mississippi
Emile Bowers celebrated his 100th birthday with a party given by his family at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Belle Chasse on July 26. He has plenty of memories to share, back to World War II days.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Former interim Plaquemines Councilman Irvin Juneau to seek Parish Council seat
Former interim Plaquemines Parish Councilman Irvin Juneau has announced he will run for the 4th District seat on the Parish Council in the Nov. 4, 2014, election.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
WDSU-TV New Orleans
I-Team: LDEQ finds problems at Plaquemines dump
The internal report has concerns from exposed waste to liquid runoff making its way into waterways to unlined over filled parts of the dump.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Vitter: Border Surge Has Impact on Louisiana
Having failed to get a response to a series of questions he posed recently to the nation's Secretary of Homeland Security, Senator David Vitter says he has had to "dig around" to find out how Louisiana is being impacted by the surge of children from Central America crossing the U.S. border.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Attorney for Bourbon Street shooting suspect seeks to fast-track key hearing
The attorney for Bourbon Street shooting suspect Trung Le will again ask a judge Friday to fast-track his client's next key court date, which would force investigators and prosecutors to present evidence nearly a month sooner than scheduled.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Calm winds, moisture in the air and temps dropping to near 70 to the low to mid 70s will cause some fog to develop in the morning.
Bourbon Street shooting suspect Trung Le to appear in court Wednesday morning
Trung Le, a 20-year-old from Belle Chasse, remains the only suspect arrested in the wake of the June 29 Bourbon Street shootings that killed one person and wounded nine others.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Plaquemines Parish crime down first half of 2014, Sheriff's Office reports
The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced overall crime was down about 10 percent for the first half of the year.
The Town Talk
Two incurable citrus diseases spreading in Louisiana
Two incurable citrus diseases continue to spread in Louisiana, but neither citrus greening nor citrus canker has been found in commercial orchards, says the director of the LSU AgCenter's Plant Diagnostic Center, Raj Singh.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
2 incurable citrus diseases spreading in La.
Two incurable citrus diseases continue to spread in Louisiana, but neither citrus greening nor citrus canker has been found in commercial orchards, says the director of the LSU AgCenter's Plant Diagnostic Center , Raj Singh .
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Belle Chasse woman who accused ex-boyfriend of stealing her car is booked with lying
Melissa Lynn Bond, 37, of Sigma Street, was booked on a theft of a motor vehicle charge on July 10, 2014, accused of falsely reporting her car stolen.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Belle Chasse slugger Charlie Belair signs baseball scholarship with William Carey University
Belle Chasse shortstop Charlie Belair gathered with coaches, family and friends Thursday night as he signed his Letter of Intent to play baseball at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Discovery: Beasts of the Bayou
For hundreds of years, the marshes of Louisiana have been plagued by mysterious creatures intent on causing mass destruction.
Buras High School alumni gather to remember glory days
Barney Schoenberger is pleased after reading the new plaque that will hang on the wall of the Buras Auditorium in memory of Buras High School.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
July 23 hearing for suspect in Bourbon Street shootings
NEW ORLEANS -- A hearing date of July 23 has been set in New Orleans for a suspect in the Bourbon Street gunfight that killed one person and wounded nine others.
Belle Chasse oil spill - ES&H vacuum truck
A ES&H vacuum trucks is at the spill site removing pooled liquids after about 160 barrels of crude oil and water mixture spilled on Monday, July 14, 2014, near a residential community Belle Chasse.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Christian Harris seeks 5th District Plaquemines Parish Council seat
Christian Harris has announced his candidacy for the Plaquemines Parish Council 5th District race this fall.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
State will send Bourbon Street shooting suspect back to Louisiana
This photo provided by the New Orleans Police on Friday, July 4, 2014 shows Trung T. Le.
Miss. Lt. Governor signs warrant to return Bourbon Street shooting suspect to La. authorities, FOX8/WVUE reports
Mississippi Lt. Governor Tate Reeves has signed an extradition warrant that will return Bourbon Street shooting suspect Trung T. Le to Louisiana.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Severe thunderstorm warning for Jefferson, Plaquemines parishes until 5:15 p.m. Friday
A bolt of lightning accompanying a severe thunderstorm hits the West Bank beyond the Huey P. Long Bridge on Friday afternoon, July 11, 2014.