Thursday Apr 10
Dead womana s body found in Mississippi River in St. James Parish
A woman's body was found Thursday morning in the Mississippi River at the Convent Marine Terminal and St. James Parish sheriff's deputies are searching missing persons reports to identify the woman.
Teen pleads not guilty in St. James High shooting, also faces rape, assault charges
A Convent teen pleaded not guilty Monday to counts stemming from a Jan. 14 shooting outside St. James High School shortly after an evening boys varsity basketball game between St. James and Lutcher high schools, the youth's attorney said.
EPA opposes state air permit for Nucor iron plant in Convent
The objections, published in the Federal Register on Friday, were among several originally raised about the state permits by the Louisiana Environmental Action Network and the Sierra Club, in a series of petitions to EPA between 2010 and 2013.
Some residents urge St. James Council to adopt land use plan
Half a dozen residents voiced support at a public hearing Wednesday for the St. James Parish government's proposed land use plan.
Former Gramercy officer accused of misusing credit card
A former Gramercy patrol officer is facing felony theft after police officials and the town auditor said she charged personal purchases, amounting to about $7,500, to a town-issued credit card, according to an audit.