Monday Dec 16
Bonfires will light the sky Christmas Eve in St. James Parish
About 100 bonfires are set to go up in flames, weather permitting, on Dec. 24 in Gramercy, Lutcher and Paulina.
SLU confers more than 1,200 degrees
University of Louisiana System President Sandra K. Woodley was the keynote speaker at the 10 a.m. ceremony in the University Center arena.
St. James steps closer to adopting parish master plan
St. James Parish's proposed master plan, the document offering guidelines on how to direct and provide for parish growth over the next 20 years, moved closer to adoption Wednesday.
Two men arrested in fatal stabbing at Convent bar
Two men remained in St. James Parish Jail Tuesday after their arrests in a fatal stabbing at a Convent bar late last week, sheriff's deputies said.
Christmas Eve levee bonfires a family tradition in St. James Parish
Mahlon PochA©, who turns 75 on Dec. 6, has been helping build Christmas Eve bonfires along the Mississippi River levee since he was a child in the 1940s.
St. James council goes on record against terminal site
The St. James Parish Council endorsed a resolution Wednesday opposing the proposed site of Wolverine Terminals LLC's crude oil terminal and blending operation in Paulina after residents objected to industry operating in a residential area.