2 years, 370 safety violations: Feds cite Louisiana plant for caustic spills, other dangersNOLA.com17 HOURS AGO
Authorities in Louisiana Identify and Are Asking for Help Locating Suspect Who Fled the Scene After a Vehicle-Train Crash in St John the Baptist ParishCalcasieu Parish News3 HOURS AGO
Louisiana worker fired, arrested after video shows him pee in drinking water supplyWKRG News 523 HOURS AGO
Activist Sharon Lavigne explains suit to halt industrial development in St. James
One week ago today in solemnness we filed a lawsuit against our parish, the St. James Parish Council, and the St. James Parish Planning Commission. We love our community and work 7 days a week to find ways to heal our community. Our identity, the environment, and our existence are at risk due to (12) twelve toxic industrial sites within a 10-mile radius of our homes, schools, and places of worship.
2 years, 370 safety violations: Feds cite Louisiana plant for caustic spills, other dangers
Federal regulators have ordered an alumina production plant in St. James Parish to remove two workers over training issues and hit the company with 36 new health and safety citations. The new violations are the latest leveled by the Mine Safety and Health Administration against the Atalaco Gramercy plant, which...
Authorities in Louisiana Identify and Are Asking for Help Locating Suspect Who Fled the Scene After a Vehicle-Train Crash in St John the Baptist Parish
Authorities in Louisiana Identify and Are Asking for Help Locating Suspect Who Fled the Scene After a Vehicle-Train Crash in St John the Baptist Parish. St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana – Authorities in Louisiana have identified and are now asking for help locating a suspect who fled the scene after a vehicle-train crash in St John the Baptist Parish.
New burger joint set to open in Thibodaux: Kajun Kidd Burger and Wings
What started as a ten-year-old's passion for cooking burgers for his brother led him to the Ritz Carlton. Now, 22 years later, he's back in Thibodaux. Cordell Smith, 32, was cooking burgers on the stove before he could actually see the burners. As he grew, his venues did too, and before he knew it he was cooking at the Ritz Carlton and on Food Network. Now he's completing his circle, returning home to Thibodaux and to burgers.
Louisiana worker fired, arrested after video shows him pee in drinking water supply
ASCENSION PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – An employee at the Donaldsonville water plant was fired after he was caught on video surveillance urinating into the water supply, officials say. Parish officials said authorities learned about the incident on Wednesday, March 22 and the employee was terminated by 2:45 p.m. that afternoon and arrested by the Ascension […]
Convicts with life sentences are up for parole; district attorney says it makes no sense
GONZALES- Ascension Parish District Attorney Ricky Babin said he recently had two cases involving convicts who were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole come up for parole hearings. "I don't understand it," Babin said. "I don't understand how someone is convicted of a crime, is sentenced...
Meth operation in Powerade bottles found in St. Charles Parish
ST. CHARLES PARISH, La. — The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested three people accused of making meth in Powerade bottles in the parish. Wayne Arabie, 47, of Norco, Kim T. Shaffett, 59, of Norco, and April R. Frisch, 45, of Laplace, were all arrested in connection with the operation.
Amplify Events presents Downtown Sounds concert and block party!
Amplify Events is proud to present their second ever Downtown Sounds block party event on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in Thibodaux! Come out and enjoy food, drinks, and live music by bands Snapper and the Fishsticks and Flow Tribe. The event is also sponsored by ThiboGrow and AMO Trial Lawyers and Title Services.
Wait for the Shake: Watch Water Company Worker Wizz in the Water Supply [VIDEO]
An employee of the water company in Donaldsonville, Louisiana took… er…’matters‘ into his own hands when he decided to wizz in the town’s water supply. Why? Because it was there? He was lazy? The bathroom was too far away?. No reason was given by 57-year...
2 arrested following chase that reached speeds in excess of 100 mph, deputies say
PAINCOURTVILLE, La. (WAFB) - Two suspects have been arrested following a chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said Sebastian West, 20, of Convent, and Kendall Albert, 24, of Laplace, were taken into custody. According to the Assumption Parish...
APSO: 2 suspects wanted for attempted murder, kidnapping
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for two suspects in connection to a shooting that happened on Monday, March 27, officials said. Calvin Adams III, of Convent, and Kevin Ross Jr., of Monroe is charged with Attempted first-degree murder, Illegal use of weapons, Armed Robbery, Armed robbery with a firearm, Second-degree kidnapping, Criminal street gangs and patterns of criminal street gang activity, officials added.
Man booked on homicide charge in son's death
A man from Raceland faces charges after the shooting death of his young son. “Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the father of a six-year-old, who was shot by his brother in February, has been charged with negligent homicide,”
Bayou Industrial Group accepting 2023 scholarship applications
Each year, Bayou Industrial Group awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the Bayou Region for enrollment at Nicholls State University and Fletcher Technical Community College. The BIG Scholarship Fund is supported by contributions from members with annual dues, the BIG Seafood Social for Scholarships, and other scholarship fundraising activities that may be held throughout the year.
Lafourche Parish invested $1.5 million to The Nicholls State University Data Refinery at the Coastal Center
Lafourche Parish invested $1.5 million to The Nicholls State University Data Refinery at the Coastal Center - Powered by HEWMEN®, in partnership with BALANCED Media and Technology. “Lafourche Parish is proud to partner with Nicholls State University on this new endeavor with BALANCED Media and Technology. As we look...
School Board to interview two candidates for Superintendent of Schools
On Tuesday the Ascension Parish School Board voted to invite Ernest “Buddy” Reed, Jr. and Edith Walker, Ed.D. to interview for Superintendent of Schools. “We are excited about moving forward in the search process,” said Board President Taft Kleinpeter. “This is one of the biggest decisions our board makes, and we want to do our due diligence for the future of Ascension Public Schools.”
St. Amant man dies in two-vehicle crash
ST. AMANT---Early Tuesday morning, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two-vehicle crash on LA 431 near Ruby Gonzales Lane in Ascension Parish. The crash ultimately claimed the life of 76-year-old Steven Delaune of St. Amant. The preliminary investigation revealed that Delaune was driving a 1992 Ford...
Two Die in 3-Vehicle Nighttime Crash in Louisiana After Colliding with Disabled Tow Truck on I-10
Two Die in 3-Vehicle Nighttime Crash in Louisiana After Colliding with Disabled Tow Truck on I-10 St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana – Two people died in a three-vehicle nighttime crash in Louisiana after colliding with a disabled tow truck on I-10. Louisiana State Police (LSP) reported on March...
Local restaurant puts the customer first with its delicious dishes
A local restaurant in Raceland has now been serving our community delicious meals for more than 2 years. Those with the local business want customers to know that they are appreciated and why the business has plans to continue on into the future. Coco’s Mexican Grill is located at 4876...
Former history and geography professor at Nicholls under investigation
A former member of the Nicholls State University staff is being investigated on sexual harassment allegations. According to the Nicholls Worth, Assistant Professor of Geography Joseph Tokosh was suspended on March 25 from Nicholls State University. A statement from Jerad David, Director of Communications, was emailed to students, faculty and...
APSO’s 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt (Saturday)
The APSO annual Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Saturday April 1, from 1pm to 4pm at the Sheriff’s Wag Center in Donaldsonville. Bring the family out for great food, activities and fellowship. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
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