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Corps takes flood study to St. James
St. James Parish residents are getting a look at an Army Corps of Engineers plan to reduce storm-surge risk from area lakes.
Tue May 21, 2013
St. James residents wary of storm surge study
St. James Parish residents Tuesday voiced their concerns over U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans that aim to reduce storm surge risk from area lakes.
Mon May 20, 2013
Corps to discuss hurricane protection study
The Army Corps of Engineers will meet Tuesday with residents about a study that looks at ways to reduce the risks from hurricane and storm surge in St.
Thu May 16, 2013
St. James board votes to pay pension expenses
The St. James Parish School Board will pay nearly $1 million under protest after losing a lawsuit it filed to avoid paying pension expenses that school officials say are state responsibilities and not that of local education systems.
Wed May 15, 2013
Pipelines, trains both have risks
Pipelines in North America spilled three times as much crude oil as trains for comparative distances over an eight-year period, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday in a study it based on U.S. Department of Transportation data.
Thu May 09, 2013
Graduation is set for high schools in the River Parishes
Graduation marks a milestone in the lives of hundreds of high school seniors in the River Parishes, and the special day is right around the corner for schools in St.
Thu May 02, 2013
Bill address school pension costs
A state House panel Thursday gave a little relief to Pointe Coupee, Lafayette and St.
St. James addresses mosquito control, waste collection fees
James Parish Council agreed on 6-0 votes to hold several public hearings on proposals to create a new mosquito eradication program and to reduce fees on residential solid waste collection services.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
APSO: Two arrested in vehicle theft, burglaries
Sheriff's deputies arrested two people after investigators said they stole a vehicle from an Ascension Parish church parking lot, then abandoned it.