Allen Lottinger

So who is responsible for wetlands damage?

It was disturbing to learn that a judge has dismissed the suit by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East for compensation from oil and gas companies because of damages to our coast that occurred during their exploration and development. The law may give them the right to do their work under permits, but it appears that most of those permits required leaving the lands and wetlands they explored in good condition when finished that would not deteriorate the Louisiana coast. […]

Obituaries

Louie “Chookie” Schexnayder Sr.

Louie “Chookie” Schexnayder Sr., a lifelong resident of Hahnville, passed away Feb. 21. He is survived by his three children Sabrina Phillips (Marion), Deirdre Faucheux, and Louie Schexnayder Jr.; grandchildren Clayton Faucheux III (Vera), Cory Faucheux (Ali), Nicholas Phillips; and two great- grandchildren; Cole and Cailah Faucheux. He is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews. […]