Monday Aug 11
Interpreter accused of soliciting bribes from illegal immigrants
The U.S. attorney in New Orleans says a Spanish-language interpreter for the Terrebonne Parish public defender's office is accused of soliciting bribes from immigrants who arrived in this country without legal permission.
World War II veterans to be honored Sunday
The public is invited to attend and thank World War II veterans and veterans of other wars who have defended the U.S. Sponsor is Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, participating member of the "Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive" campaign.
Recycling efforts stunted by lack of support
In spite of a nationwide increase in environmental consciousness, recycling efforts in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes have not had widespread public support.
Illegal immigrant scammed by interpreter who worked in two parishes, feds say
Trina Marie Bourg, 45, who worked as a translator for courts in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes, is accused of scamming illegal immigrants.
Terrebonne Parish worker accused of extortion
Authorities say a Spanish language interpreter employed by the Terrebonne Parish Office of the Public Defender is accused of soliciting payments from the illegal immigrants she worked with.