Woman Imprisoned in Training Scam
A Gulf Coast con artist who faked federal credentials to peddle worthless "training" to unemployed immigrants has been sentenced to 57 months in prison.
Mandeville teen booked for having sex with Belle Chasse girl
John Arceneaux, 19, of Mandeville, was booked with carnal knowledge of a juvenile for allegedly twice having sex with a 14-year-old Belle Chasse girl he met online, according to the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office.
Tue May 21, 2013
Ursuline Academy announces West Bank graduates
Olivia Stricklin, a resident of Belle Chasse, is the daughter of Gregory and Celeste Stricklin.
Mon May 20, 2013
OSHA Impostor Gets Prison Term
A Louisiana woman will serve nearly five years in prison for impersonating a federal safety trainer to profit off of displaced members of the Gulf of Mexico's fishing community, many of whom spoke little or no English.
Fri May 17, 2013
Plaquemines Parish sheriff to withdraw traffic camera proposal after public outcry
Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Lonnie Greco says he will ask the Parish Council to withdraw his proposed ordinance allowing traffic cameras in the parish.
Thu May 16, 2013
Belle Chasse HS students face drug charges
Plaquemines Parish sheriff's deputies say a Belle Chasse High School sophomore was booked with illegal possession of prescription pills and two other sophomores were booked with distributing pills at the school.
Wed May 08, 2013
Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office asks public's help in identifying car burglary suspect
The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in identifying a car burglary suspect.
Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival, Westwego Crawfish Cook-off both coming up
West Bankers will have at least two festivals to choose from this month: the Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival and the Westwego Farmers & Fisheries Market's fourth annual Crawfish Cookoff.
Thu May 02, 2013
New Orleans Jazz Fest volunteers serve up beer, have fun, make lifelong friends
At Jazz Fest, the group at the Algiers Sports Booster Club beer booth has been together so long that they practically finish each others' sentences.
Wed May 01, 2013
Greco urges Plaquemines voters to oppose Crescent City Connection tolls
Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Lonnie Greco became the latest public official to oppose a continuation of tolls on the Crescent City Connection.
The Town Talk
Louisiana College lineman signs with Green Bay
When the weekend's NFL draft ended and his name was not among the 254 called, Louisiana College senior offensive tackle Jeremy Vujnovich was disappointed, but that disappointment didn't last long.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
U.S. Department of Defense
Contracts for April 30, 2013
Science and Engineering Services LLC, Huntsville, Ala., ; and Support Systems Associates Inc., Melbourne, Fla., ; were awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award, firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value or $1,500,000,000 for services in support of Army Aviation program management.
Major fundraiser for Operation Southern/Northern Comfort is this weekend
The walls inside Reisie Murchison's new home in Arabi, La., are filled with the signatures of Operation Southern Comfort volunteers who built the structure.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Rep. Christopher Leopold submits two bills for CCC state funding
Belle Chasse State Rep. Christopher Leopold has filed two bills to divert state funds to maintain the Crescent City Connection without tolls.