Monday Apr 21
Best of New Orleans
Bouqets and Brickbats
The Belle Chasse-based command, the U.S. Army Reserve's largest, was honored for its help delivering humanitarian aid to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Gulf Coast residents moving inland, more commuting to jobs
A new report confirms what anyone trying to get through Belle Chasse in the early morning or late afternoon already knows: Most people working in Plaquemines Parish don't live there.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
BP Oil spill four years later: Return to Barataria Bay and Cat Island
Four years ago, footage of oiled brown pelicans and the thousands of shorebirds nesting on Cat Island and the Barataria Bay went around the world in the aftermath of the 200 million gallons of thick crude that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico.Today there are no pelicans, no mangroves, and worse, much of Cat Island itself is washing away.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
3 rescued from ship taking on water in New Orleans
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Navy rear admiral from Slidell, former air station skipper in Belle Chasse, to be promoted
Rear Adm. Brian Brown, a Slidell resident, has been nominated to receive his second start, the Defense Department announced Tuesday.
WGNO-TV New Orleans
VooDoo Athlete of the Week: Katie Brignac
Katie Brignac of John Curtis Christian School tossed shutouts in three recent games, including Monday's fame against Belle Chasse.
Strong thunderstorms moving into New Orleans area Monday afternoon
A line of strong thunderstorms is moving slowly through the New Orleans area at mid-day Monday, according to a special weather statement of the National Weather Service.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Best of New Orleans
House Bill 1046 from state Rep. Chris Leopold , R-Belle Chasse, and the Louisiana Legislature's Oyster Task Force creates new regulations for the state's oyster industry in an effort to protect and preserve reefs.
Louisiana House committee approves $725 million budget for 2015 coastal plan, over protests from St. Bernard, Plaquemines
The proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion would receive $40.4 million for engineering and design work under the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority's proposed fiscal year 2015 annual plan.
Army reservists from New Orleans receive Superior Unit Award
The 377th Theater Sustainment Command , the largest command in the U.S. Army Reserve and whose headquarters is at the Belle Chasse air station, has another streamer to display with its unit flag.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Share your memories of makin' groceries at Casey Jones Supermarket and other mom-and-pop groceries
Casey Jones Supermarket in Gretna is closing on April 30 after 50 years. Patrons rave about the friendly staff and customer service.
Mount Carmel Academy announces West Bank honor roll
Mount Carmel Academy has announced its West Bank honor roll for the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Run/walk in Belle Chasse raises money for rare disease
Nicholas LaValla and Dominic Lincoln finished a recent 5K race in Belle Chasse a in a very close first and second place.
Plaquemines Parish Seafood Fest vendors, pageant contestants wanted
The Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival will be May 16-18 on the site of the old Metropolitan State School on F. Edward Hebert Boulevard in Belle Chasse.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Louisiana National Guard joins with agencies in disaster exercise
Members of the 167th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, of the West Virginia Air National Guard, instruct Airmen from the 159th Fighter Wing, of the Louisiana Air National Guard, carry simulated injured patients for medical transport during a disaster response exercise Saturday , at the Naval Air Station - Joint Reserve Base.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Women's organizations helps business owners find customers
Members of the business council often use that social matchmaking term to describe the networking process that has become a hallmark of their meetings.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
At Belle Chasse Naval Air Station, National Guard airmen to practice evacuation drills Saturday
Members of the Louisiana Air National Guard's 159th Fighter Wing practice loading patients onto an Air Force C-130 Hercules transport airplane in Belle Chasse last year, during the state's annual disaster response exercise.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Tue Apr 01, 2014
WDSU-TV New Orleans
High school students facing suspension over hairstyle
PLAQUEMINES PARISH AFTER SEVERAL HIGH STUDENTS THERE WERE TOLD THEY WILL BE SUSPENDED IF THEY DON'T CUT THEIR HAIR.