Jul 25, 2013
WWL-TV New Orleans
Deputies: Repeat burglar caught in second break-in
POINTE A LA HACHE, La. -- Authorities made an arrest in a Davant house burglary late Tuesday months after the suspect was caught for committing a similar crime in Plaquemines Parish, according to authorities.
Irene "Mathilda" Encalade
Irene "Mathilda" Encalade, a native of Davant and resident of Patterson, died April 18, 2013, at the age of 55.
NBC Bay Area
"Catch Shares" Squeezes Small Fisherman
Commercial fisherman Villere Demolle paints another fisherman's boat in preparation for possible work on the oil spill July 14, 2010 in East Pointe a La Hache, Louisiana.
State seeks volunteers for Plaquemines, St. Bernard crab-trap removal
So-called "ghost" traps continue to kill crabs and fish, and otherwise detract from the natural beauty of the South Louisiana marshes.
The Daily Advertiser
Plaquemines gets Isaac FEMA grant to fix road
<![CDATA[POINTE A LA HACHE, La. (AP) -- Plaquemines Parish will receive nearly $1.3 million from the federal government to help fix roads damaged by Hurricane Isaac. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Monday the $1,280,209 grant, is part of the $195.5 million in total public assistance recovery dollars approved for the state since the Aug. 29 federal disaster declaration for Isaac. So far, Plaquemines Parish has received about $75 million. The Times-Picayune reports between Aug. 26 and Sept. 10, Hurricane Isaac produced high winds, rain and flooding that hit Plaquemines particularly hard. FEMA says the elevated road on the parish's secondary levee required repairs after the water receded. FEMA coordinating officer Gerard M. Stolar, in a statement Monday, said reimbursing the repairs of the levee road puts the parish a step closer to normalcy after Isaac.