Friday Aug 29
St. Andrew the Apostle in Algiers gets another new principal
Patience Clasen, far left, is the new principal of St. Andrew the Apostle School in Algiers.
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Margaret Orr: Looking back, looking ahead 9 years after Katrina
It's still painful to think about Hurricane Katrina. I've put those memories in a box and I rarely bring them out.
ACLU contests Rastafari student's suspension for wearing dreadlocks in Plaquemines school
The ACLU of Louisiana sent a letter this week to Plaquemines Parish school officials contesting a Rastafari student's suspension in Port Sulphur for having dreadlocks that extend beyond the top of his shirt collar.
Plaquemines district attorney and two judges re-elected without opposition
Plaquemines Parish District Attorney Charles J. Ballay and the parish's two 25th Judicial District Court judges, Kevin Conner and Michael D. Clement, were re-elected without opposition on Friday as qualifying closed with those three incumbents receiving no competition in the Nov. 4 election.
Plaquemines council and school board candidates trickle in during second day of qualifying
Several Plaquemines Parish Council and School Board candidates trickled in on Thursday, the second day of qualifying for the Nov. 4 election.
Port Sulphur man booked on drug distribution, eight counts of possession in presence of children
A Port Sulphur man was booked this week on charges of distributing cocaine and of possessing about 40 grams of cocaine and a small amount of marijuana in the same residence as eight children.
A Port Sulphur man, Albert "A.J." Vereen, Jr., was booked on Aug. 6, 2014, for selling drugs out of his residence.