A body found in the Mississippi River around 6:57 a.m. today (Nov. 6) is believed to be a woman reported missing Nov. 2.
There may be good news ahead for the tourism business in southeast Louisiana and along the Mississippi River as the luxury river liner, Viking River Cruises, makes New Orleans the home port for its first North American cruises extending all the way up to Minnesota. […]
Colorful cruise ships such as those that have plied European waters for many years are expected to soon be travelling waters of the Mississippi River right between the east and west banks of St. Charles Parish. […]
The St. Charles Parish water intakes on the Mississippi River were temporarily shut off last weekend as a precaution after an oil spill in Vacherie threatened to pollute drinking water downstream. […]