Wednesday Aug 20
St. James may form committee to address flooding, drainage
Councilman Jason Amato, who is preparing an ordinance to form the committee, said he hopes the tentatively named St. James Parish Flood Protection & Drainage Committee would help address drainage problems and develop a flood risk management system.
St. James Parish names new sugar queens
New sugar queens were crowned recently in St. James Parish during a pageant at Gramercy Elementary School.
St. James man found guilty of trying to kill pregnant ex-girlfriend
An Ascension Parish jury has found a St. James Parish man guilty in the attempted slaying of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and their unborn child last year, prosecutors said Friday.
Reserve men rescue woman from flood waters
Glady Banks of Reserve, a part-time caregiver, never imagined a routine trip to work one morning in May would turn into a harrowing experience in which she could have lost her life if it wasn't for two young men who rescued her from rising flood waters.
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In this June 16, 2008 file photo, a ship makes its way down the Mississippi River near the Veterans Memorial Bridge which connects Gramercy in St. James Parish and Wallce in St. John the Baptist Parish.