Axiall Announces Selection of Louisiana for Potential $3 Billion Investment in Chemical Facilities
BATON ROUGE, La. , Dec. 19 -- Louisiana Economic Development issued the following news release: Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Axiall Corporation President and CEO Paul Carrico announced Axiall's selection of Louisiana as the location for a potential world-scale ethane cracker to be built in conjunction with a related ethylene derivatives plant.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Iberville deputies arrest three for purchasing stolen goods
The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office arrested and jailed three men accused of purchasing an array of stolen goods, including four guns, Sheriff Brett Stassi said Wednesday.
One dead after after 3 wrecks involving 21 vehicles on foggy La. 1
Thick fog played a major role in a 21-vehicle pileup Tuesday morning on La. 1 north of Donaldsonville that left one man dead and the road closed for eight hours while the vehicles were removed and investigators tried to determine what happened, State Police said.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Iberville Parish tightens up sick leave policy
The Iberville Parish council redefined "vacation" in the parish's employee policy handbook but did not change any requirements or benefits when it met Tuesday night.
3 multi-vehicle crashes, 1 death on foggy La. road
State police say three separate traffic accidents over a mile-long stretch of a foggy highway in south Louisiana involved 21 vehicles and left one person dead.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Smiley: Santa wannabe
A.J. Harris still enjoys the letter to Santa composed by his great-granddaughter Lily White, of Loranger, when she was in third grade .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
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Two Plaquemine business owners donate thousands of dollars to St. Vincent de Paul
Michael Acaldo stood outside two open deliver trucks at St. Vincent de Paul. "We have brand new tags in it and everything! That is fabulous!" he exclaimed.
Iberville board adopts redistricting plan, includes non-voting parish inmates
The Iberville Parish School Board adopted a new redistricting plan Monday that will drastically reduce the 15-member body down to nine members heading into the 2014 School Board elections.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Area residents remember Pearl Harbor at USS Kidd
Dozens of people, including a few hardy World War II veterans, headed downtown for the USS Kidd Memorial & Museum on Saturday to pay homage to the men and women who lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Iberville Parish Choir will present its fourth Annual Sounds of Christmas Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St., Plaquemine.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
BESE backs changes to ease Common Core transition
Trying to defuse criticism, the state's top school board Tuesday approved an array of changes that soften the impact of Louisiana's move to the national academic standards called Common Core.
New park parking plan welcomed by Plaquemine homeowners
The city's plan to increase parking options at Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park are finally getting traction as the Board of Selectmen gears up to spend $150,000 next year to convert a nearby 3-acre site into a parking lot for more than 200 vehicles.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Dow looks to sell 40 plants, including two in Plaquemine
Dow Chemical Co.' s Chlor-Alkali and Chlor-Vinyl facilities in Plaquemine are among 40 plants the company is looking at selling or spinning off, the company announced Monday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Arrest made in rape from 20 years ago
A man accused in a 20-year-old rape case was arrested late Monday night after DNA perfectly matched a rape kit from November of 1994.