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History lecture series begins

DESTREHAN – Destrehan Plantation, Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans and St. Charles Parish East Regional Library are holding a lecture series addressing history that has been overlooked in the classroom humanities. Beyond The History Books is open to the public and free of charge. All lectures take place in the large meeting room of the St., Charles Parish East Regional Library from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The presentation will feature Bureau of Refugees, Freemen and Abandon Land, “Rost Home Colony” by Judy Pinter and Rachel Allemand. […]

Fishing / Hunting

Fishing at the end of the world

The sky was darkening in the Gulf.

State Rep. Greg Miller, of Norco, was fishing with friends in the area east of Grand Isle.

The group started to boat back to Bridgeside Marina at Grand Isle but it was too late, the storm had moved into their path and there was no way around it.

“There was a big huge water spout probably about a mile away and the wind started whipping up. So we realized we weren’t going to be able to get back to the marina,” Miller said. […]