As hunting season approaches, Jeff Roux is already hearing gunfire almost daily in the rustic community of Ama.“The people firing weapons don’t know the specifics of the applicable parish ordinance,” Roux said. “The same applies to other rules such as open fires and fireworks.” […]
It was soon after the nation’s War Department sought a new air defense system that Milton “Moon” Hill came on the scene with Bell Laboratories’ Project Nike to answer the call.
Standing in stately grandeur draped by ancient oaks, Destrehan Plantation is one of the great River Road mansions telling its whole story to visitors including its own chapter with slavery. […]
The recent decision by President Barack Obama to end federal transfer of military surplus weapons and items to local law enforcement agencies, and place restrictions on others, has been controversial — and St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne, for one, is counted among outspoken critics of the ruling. […]