The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office unveiled the latest tool in the department’s arsenal in maritime security and safety – a 27-foot boat that can be used for search and rescue in the mighty Mississippi.
It would have been a much easier job to restore the coast of Louisiana many years ago not long after the leveeing of the Mississippi stopped the river from overflowing and leaving the sediment to build up the wetlands. Not so today. […]
Children’s reactions to disaster depend on their age and maturity. Their responses also are affected by how close they are to the event, their level of exposure to it through TV and how they see their parents react. […]
Because they serve as a lifeline to returning residents, many parish businesses did their best to open up as quickly as possible after Hurricane Gustav left 90 percent of the parish without power. […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The route to the moon and perhaps to Mars now goes through New Orleans – and the detour could not come at a better time in the city’s struggle to rebuild its shattered economy after Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane season is upon Louisiana once again and the St. Charles Parish School Board are crossing the t’s and dotting the i’s on their hurricane disaster preparedness and recovery plan, a work that has been in constant progress since the storm hit nearly two years ago. […]
Increased business and new customers in St. Charles Parish are helping Cox cable get back on its feet after Katrina devastated the communications giant’s infrastructure and drove 200,000 people – including 74,000 subscribers – to new homes outside of the New Orleans area. […]
Many believe Gov. Kathleen Blanco’s call for a special legislative session beginning Friday to be premature and an opportunity to give away Christmas gifts from the state government. Hopefully that will not be the case. […]