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  • Former Brusly Police Chief pleads guilty

    April 17, 2014 5:50 PM

    BRUSLY- Former Police Chief, Jamie Whaley, pleaded guilty to a felony malfeasance charge. Jamie Whaley is sentenced to 18-months supervised probation and $500 in fines. He admits using a town credit-card to put fuel in his personal vehicle and boat. Whaley paid back more than $1,000 and turned in... more »
  • Plaquemine discusses indicted chief Play Video

    April 11, 2014 6:43 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - People in Plaquemine are not happy to have a man indicted on criminal charges patrolling their streets, and town officials said they're discussing his employment. Brusly Police Chief Jamie Whaley was indicted Thursday by a West Baton Rouge Grand Jury on one count of felony theft and... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Arrested officer still enforcing laws Play Video

    March 24, 2014 3:41 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Tonight, there are serious questions about why Brusly Police Chief Jamie Whaley is enforcing laws in another municipality. Whaley was arrested on charges of felony theft and malfeasance in January, after confessing to an FBI agent that he fraudulently used the town's credit card to gas up his... more »
  • Dozens of cats, dogs taken from home

    March 20, 2014 4:45 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Authorities removed dozens of dogs, cats and kittens from an Iberville Parish home Thursday after a complaint that some of the animals had gotten out. Mark Miglacio with the Iberville Parish Department of Public Works said 16 dogs and 20 cats and kittens were removed from the... more »
  • Low-hanging pants illegal in Iberville beginning next week Play Video

    March 18, 2014 7:15 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Despite a warning from the American Civil Liberties Union about doing so, the Iberville Parish Council approved a ban on sagging pants Tuesday night. The move outlaws pants that hang too low, revealing underwear. "I don't think that anybody should have to go to a store,... more »
  • Iberville Parish creates ferry landing with bridge closed

    March 6, 2014 12:17 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish leaders have started work on a plan to get people across the Intracoastal Canal while the Grosse Tete bridge remains closed. News 2 was shown the plan Thursday near Plaquemine. Crews are working on platforms and ramps on each side of the canal and... more »
  • Iberville, state working on bridge solution Play Video

    March 3, 2014 5:29 PM

    GROSSE TETE - Iberville Parish leaders said Monday they're making travel across the Intracoastal Canal their top priority. The heavily traveled bridge can no longer safely support vehicles after a barge struck it Friday night. A typically 20-minute drive into Plaquemine now takes some people more than an hour.... more »
  • People feel stuck after barge crashes into bridge Play Video

    March 2, 2014 5:49 PM

    GROSSE TETE - People in lower Iberville Parish feel stuck after a barge knocked out a bridge over the Intracoastal Canal. The barge struck the bridge Friday night near Grosse Tete. Now a typically 20 minute drive to cross the canal to Plaquemine will take more than an hour.... more »
  • Krewe of Comogo celebrates on Lundi Gras Play Video

    February 26, 2014 9:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Krewe of Comogo stopped by 2une In for the first time Wednesday to tell you when and where you can catch their second annual parade. The 2nd annual parade rolls on Lundi Gras (Monday, March 3rd) in Plaquemine. Watch the video to find out... more »
  • Sagging pants ban overwhelmingly introduced

    February 18, 2014 10:38 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Iberville Parish leaders overwhelming supported introducing an ordinance to ban sagging pants across the parish. The proposed law was only mentioned Tuesday, per procedure, and will be voted on next month. If it is passed, people could be fined $50 for a first violation, $100 for a second... more »
  • Iberville Parish: keep your pants up Play Video

    February 17, 2014 10:21 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Tuesday, Iberville Parish leaders will begin a discussion about if they want to ban sagging pants from the entire parish. It is been a trend in local governments for the past few years, and is on the books in places In Louisiana such as Washington, Terrebone, Acadia... more »
  • WBR, Iberville Parish crack down on warrants Play Video

    January 10, 2014 11:02 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Plaquemine Police Department served around 200 warrants Friday morning netting around 25 arrests, according to Plaquemine Police Assistant Chief Kenny Payne. Payne says the department is clearing outstanding warrants for anything from unpaid traffic violations to felonies. The Addis Police Department, Brusly Police, West Baton... more »
  • Local rapper killed in Iberville crash

    January 3, 2014 6:31 AM

    ST. GABRIEL- One man is dead in a single car accident that occured near the ferry landing on River. Rd west of LA Hwy. 327 in Iberville Parish Thursday night. Louisiana State Police say 24-year-old Cedrick D. Smith of Plaquemine wasn't wearing his seatbelt when the car he was... more »
  • Drivers worried about dark, dangerous highway

    December 18, 2013 10:29 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- There is a push to light a dark stretch of LA 1 through the Iberville Parish town. People believe part of the highway, from the American Legion to the Plaquemine Truck Stop is too dark and dangerous for drivers. "Having more street lights out here couldn't hurt... more »
  • Arrest made in rape from 20 years ago Play Video

    November 26, 2013 3:25 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A man accused in a 20-year-old rape case was arrested late Monday night after DNA perfectly matched a rape kit from November of 1994. Sheriff's deputies arrested Bernie Metrejean, 39, of St. Mary Parish on drug charges recently. Deputies fingerprinted, photographed and swabbed him for DNA as part... more »
  • Plaquemine pulls away from Washington-Marion Play Video

    November 15, 2013 11:17 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Green Devils are known as a second half team, and they needed some magic after halftime again, eventually pulling away from Washington-Marion 28-12. The Devils fell behind 12-7 at the half, but the Plaquemine defense stood tall in the final frames. Plaquemine would score a... more »
  • New health center coming to Iberville Parish Play Video

    November 7, 2013 4:14 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Capitol City Family Health Center received word today it will receive a $441,667 federal grant to open up a new health center in Iberville Parish. The center will provide services for about 3,000 patients per year, and will add about 15 new full time jobs. ... more »
  • Police: Deadly shooting may have been payback Play Video

    November 5, 2013 10:33 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Officers are investigating a murder that could be retaliation to a shooting last month. Plaquemine Police believe Darnell Paige, 39, was shot and killed by a man Monday night on Bourgeois Street. "He was hit three times," Captain Kenny Payne said. Six bullets entered the... more »
  • New sewer plant under construction soon

    October 30, 2013 7:55 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Officials say construction on a $12 million state-of-the-art sewer plant in this city could begin as early as this week. Mayor Mark Gulotta says the existing plant, built in 1960, was built to treat about 1 million gallons of wastewater a day but has been taking in... more »
  • Woman sentenced in Medicare fraud scheme

    October 11, 2013 8:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 51-year-old Plaquemine woman has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after admitting she led a $300,000 Medicare fraud scheme that also resulted in prison terms for her mother and daughter. Chief U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson ordered Linda Jackson, no relation, into immediate... more »
  • Suspects found passed out, high on fake pot Play Video

    October 7, 2013 9:29 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - With the help of a stolen device, deputies located two burglary suspects in a matter of hours. "This particular case was easily put together," Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi said. Monday morning, deputies responded to a burglary at the Shintech facility on River Road. Thieves... more »
  • Ribbon cutting for BRCC Westside Campus next week

    September 13, 2013 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Westside Campus in Plaquemine next week. The new $3.5 million dollar facility will be located at 25250 Tenant Road. It will be over 15,000 square feet and include four classrooms, plus industrial shops,... more »
  • East Ascension gets by Plaquemine, 38-34 Play Video

    September 6, 2013 11:24 PM

    GONZALES - The Spartans took care of business on their home field against the Green Devils, pulling out a 38-34 win. Plaquemine couldn't stop former Sports 2 Fans Choice award winner Sione Palelei, but the Spartans also put up plenty of point through the air as well in a... more »
  • Two arrested after girl shot with paintball gun at high school

    August 20, 2013 10:34 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A juvenile and a teenager were arrested late Tuesday after a girl was shot with a paintball gun at the high school here. Sheriff's deputies arrested Daryl Tillman, 18, and an unidentified person for firing at the girl while she left an after school event. The unnamed... more »
  • Man found guilty after courthouse breakout

    June 7, 2013 10:44 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A man who broke out of court and bolted was found guilty of manslaughter. Akeem Gailes was on trial for killing a man at a Mardi Gras parade. He was found guilty Friday evening. Thursday, he unlocked a holding cell at the courthouse and was able to... more »
  • Mistrial overturned after accused killer breaks free from court

    June 6, 2013 10:46 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- In a late decision, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower judge's mistrial after a man, accused of murder, broke out of court and made a run for it Thursday afternoon. Akeem Gailes was on trial for a shooting at a Mardi Gras parade earlier this... more »
  • Sheriff: Human, mechanical error led to escape Play Video

    June 6, 2013 5:42 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish's sheriff said human and mechanical errors could have helped an accused murderer escape from the courthouse in Plaquemine during his trial today. Deputies said Akeem Gailes, 26, got away during a lunch break by unlocking a holding cell. Once he got out of the cell... more »
  • Judge declares mistrial after murder suspect escapes

    June 6, 2013 1:06 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A judge declared a mistrial today in the trial of a murder suspect who escaped from the Iberville Parish Courthouse and was quickly caught. The trial for Akeem Gailes, 27, was underway when deputies said he escaped from his holding cell at the courthouse. He's accused of... more »
  • Plaquemine shooting suspect arrested

    May 20, 2013 9:17 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police say a teen wanted for a weekend shooting turned himself early Monday morning. 19-year-old Shannon Dale Holmes, Jr. of Addis is accused of firing shots into a crowd at a convenience store off Highway 1, injuring two people and damaging vehicles. Holmes faces several charges,... more »
  • Shooting suspect wanted in Plaquemine

    May 20, 2013 7:40 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police in Plaquemine are searching for a man they say shot two people over the weekend. Police are looking for 19-year-old Shannon Dale Holmes, Jr. of Addis. Holmes is accused of firing shots at a crowd at a convenience store off Highway 1, injuring two people... more »
  • Iberville council delays awarding clinic contract

    April 18, 2013 8:16 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Because the bids opened for the new Iberville Parish Ochsner Health Clinic were all higher than expected, the Parish Council delayed for at least two weeks awarding the project until further details can be worked out. The lowest bidder was Lincoln Builders of Baton Rouge at $19.6... more »
  • New billboards warn drivers at railroad crossings Play Video

    April 10, 2013 11:49 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - There are more warnings when crossing some area railroad tracks. New billboards going up along La. 75 in Plaquemine and one in West Baton Rouge Parish now remind drivers to expect a train. The locations were chosen because of the volume of traffic at those crossings. ... more »
  • 'Dangerous' man gets 75 years for series of crimes, jail break

    April 2, 2013 5:44 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A man pleaded guilty to rape, attempted murder, kidnapping, battery, and prison escape Tuesday. District Attorney Richard Ward said Stevenson Marshall was sentenced to 75 years after pleading guilty. Marshall was arrested in May 2010, but successfully orchestrated a violent escape from the jail in Iberville Parish... more »
  • Police cite drivers who try to beat trains Play Video

    March 27, 2013 5:57 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Drivers who failed to yield at train tracks in Iberville Parish were busted today. In an effort to crack down on drivers ignoring railroad signals and warnings, Plaquemine and Union Pacific police officers were out writing tickets. The officers rode along with the train and stopped... more »
  • Portion of La. 1 to shut down this weekend

    March 21, 2013 10:07 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Officials in Iberville Parish say the southbound lane on La. 1 will be closed Saturday between Court and Eden streets while crews work to repair a water line. The closure will take effect around 11 p.m. and should reopen Sunday afternoon. Traffic will be diverted to... more »
  • Coast Guard: No oil found after reports of inland spill

    March 11, 2013 11:47 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Coast Guard said they found no oil at the site of a reported spill near Plaquemine. Commander Quincy Davis said they were told Saturday an oil spill was spotted about 10 miles south of the Port Allen Locks. He also said the person who reported it... more »
  • Plaquemine gets new transformer

    January 30, 2013 7:33 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Work is under way in Plaquemine on installation of a new, $900,000 transformer designed to boost the city electrical system's voltage capacity and provide more stable electric service as part of a $4 million substation upgrade. Plaquemine Mayor Mark Gulotta says he hopes to have the new transformer... more »
  • One flown to hospital after motorcycle wreck

    January 18, 2013 2:46 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Emergency responders flew one person to the hospital after their motorcycle wrecked in Iberville Parish today. It happened on La. 1 near Plaquemine this afternoon just before 1 p.m. Investigators said the motorcycle struck another vehicle before sliding into the median. The motorcycle operator suffered moderate... more »
  • Tornado touches down in Iberville Parish

    January 10, 2013 5:31 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A tornado was caught on tape in Iberville Parish just outside of Plaquemine this morning. Employees at SNF Flopam say they're lucky to be alive after the twister damaged the plant near Ella Road around 7:30 a.m. Surveillance cameras at Flopam captured the twister as it moved... more »
  • Tornado at Iberville Parish plant caught on tape Play Video

    January 10, 2013 1:38 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A tornado damaged an industrial chemical plant in Iberville Parish as severe weather moved through southern Louisiana this morning. Surveillance cameras at the SNF Flopam plant caught footage of the twister as it moved through the area near the plant. The plant was staffed as the... more »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed west of Port Allen

    December 21, 2012 8:46 AM

    PORT ALLEN - State police say a 57-year-old Plaquemine man has died of injuries after being struck by a pickup on U.S. Highway 190. The accident happened shortly after 1:45 a.m. Friday west of La. Highway 1145 in West Baton Rouge Parish. Troopers say Nathan C. Tobias, Jr.... more »
  • Thousands get power restored after evening-long outage

    December 5, 2012 10:03 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- About two hours after a mysterious power outage, most people have had electricity restored. Something happened at a substation, leaving thousands along LA 1 in the dark. From Plaquemine to Brusly, people didn't have power Wednesday night. Crews were able to find the issue, and restore power... more »
  • Thousands lose power Wednesday evening

    December 5, 2012 7:39 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Thousands of people are without power after connectivity was lost between some power grids Wednesday night. Mayor Mark Gulotta said the issue is believed to be a connection problem with an Entergy line. Gulotta said crews are working to pinpoint which line is having an issue, and restore... more »
  • Iberville Parish unveils $41.6 million budget

    November 19, 2012 10:19 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Despite declining tax revenues, Iberville Parish's $41.6 million budget for 2013 reflects a 1.5 percent increase in spending compared to 2012. The Advocate reports nearly 30 percent of the $611,882 projected spending increase is attributed to more than $11 million in capital outlay projects reflected in the proposed... more »
  • Police: Shooter claims self-defense in killing

    November 7, 2012 3:33 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police arrested a man they said shot and killed a teen during a dispute at his home in Plaquemine, and said the shooter is claiming self-defense. Chief Orain Gulotta said Wilbert Myles, 17, of Plaquemine was shot and killed during an altercation with Cordias Walker, 22, at... more »
  • Two arrested in connection with cane field shootings

    September 28, 2012 12:22 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested two people in connection with the murders of two men found in a sugar cane field. Investigators arrested Harry Prater, 30, of Baton Rouge in suspicion of first-degree murder. They also arrested Brandi Singleton, 29, of Baton Rouge for obstruction of justice.... more »
  • Murder victims in Plaquemine identified Play Video

    September 24, 2012 3:51 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Investigators in Iberville Parish identified two men found shot to death inside a car Monday morning. The car was found on LA 1 near St. Louis Street. The men were identified as 38-year old Ronald Harrell and 46-year old Junius Dedrick III. According to investigators, someone... more »
  • Deputies: Shooting victims found in Plaquemine

    September 24, 2012 8:41 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Deputies said two bodies found in a vehicle that crashed into a Plaquemine sugarcane field this morning were the victims of a shooting. According the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department, two men's bodies were found around 6:30 a.m. on Highway 1 south of St. Louis Rd. They... more »
  • Iberville school board gets tougher on violence

    August 15, 2012 9:00 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Iberville Parish School Board has revised the district's Zero Tolerance Violence Prevention Program. The changes will impose stiffer penalties on students who get involved in fights on school grounds. The original zero tolerance policy, adopted in 1996, required students caught fighting on campus to attend... more »
  • Search for source of bayou gas bubbles continues

    July 2, 2012 1:14 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Emergency officials watching gas bubble up in Assumption Parish bayous said there's still no risk of explosion, but the release continues. The Assumption Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness said readings are being taken twice a day in Bayou Corne and other areas where residents... more »
  • Plaquemine to get nighttime Mardi Gras parade

    June 26, 2012 8:08 AM

    PLAQUEMINE- Plaquemine is planning its first nighttime Mardi Gras parade next year. The event is being organized as a tribute to Iberville Parish native Brenda Comeaux, a Mardi Gras enthusiast who died of cancer several years ago. Businessman Chris Daigle, president of the Krewe of Comogo, recently told... more »
  • Litter clogging Iberville bayous Play Video

    June 18, 2012 5:07 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Iberville Parish leaders are starting a campaign to stop littering in their bayous. Leaders fear litter in the city's streets and neighborhoods is winding up in nearby bayous, and could be detrimental to tourism as well as the ecosystem. "It makes the bayou look terrible and that's... more »
  • Busy day for firefighters along I-10

    June 7, 2012 1:32 PM

    WHISKEY BAY - Volunteer firefighters along I-10 in Iberville Parish said today has been the busiest day of the year for them so far. Chief Walter Bagot and the Blue Bayou Volunteer Fire Department responded to a large grass fire this afternoon at an exit off I-10 at the... more »
  • 2 killed in accident in Iberville Parish

    June 7, 2012 7:06 AM

    IBERVILLE PARISH - Two people, including a child, are dead following a late night crash in Plaquemine. Officials say a 67-year-old man was driving along Intracoastal Rd. near Hwy. 77 when the car suddenly went off the road into the woods, before flipping over. He, along with his... more »
  • Small leak reported, contained at plant Tuesday evening

    May 22, 2012 10:35 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A small chlorine leak has been reported at the Georgia Gulf plant on River Road, south of the town. News2 has been told the company dealt with the issue, and contained the leak. No word on how serious the leak was, or what emergency personnel are responding,... more »
  • Shintech to expand in Plaquemine

    April 30, 2012 2:15 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Chemical maker Shintech Inc. is planning to spend $120 million to build a plant making a key ingredient for latex paints. Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday that the plant will create 30 jobs. It will be built on Shintech's current site at Plaquemine. The plant currently employs 270. Shintech... more »
  • Police arrest man for Relax Inn murder

    April 6, 2012 3:36 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police have arrested a man wanted for a murder at the Relax Inn in Plaquemine. Port Allen police located Jerome Harden, 21, at a home on Atchafalaya St. and arrested him without incident Friday around 11:30 a.m. Harden is accused of murdering Brian Daly, 31, of... more »
  • Man shot, killed at Iberville motel

    March 30, 2012 8:43 AM

    A man in Plaquemine is dead this morning after being shot at a motel on La. 1, according to Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office Maj. Johnny Blanchard. The shooting occurred in between 4:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. at the Relax Inn. Police say four people, including the victim, were... more »
  • Suspect sought in Plaquemine motel shooting

    March 30, 2012 6:47 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police released the name of the suspect Thursday that they say shot and killed a man at a Plaquemine motel almost a week ago. Jerome Harden, 21, 58770 Allen Street is wanted for second degree murder in the killing of Brian Daly, 31 of Plaquemine. Police... more »
  • Mardi Gras shooting suspect surrenders

    March 1, 2012 8:40 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - A 25-year-old man wanted for the fatal shooting of another man during a Mardi Gras parade on Feb. 19 has surrendered to authorities. Capt. Kenny Payne of the Plaquemine Police Department tells The Advocate Akeem O. Gailes was arrested at his attorney's office around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Payne... more »
  • Mardi Gras Parade murder arrest

    February 29, 2012 3:25 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - An arrest has been made in connection with a murder at the annual Plaquemine Mardi Gras Parade. Akeem Gailes has been booked on charges of 2nd degreee murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, simple battery, and carrying a firearm at a parade used to commit... more »
  • Arrest in connection with WBR beating death

    February 17, 2012 10:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man has been arrested in connection with the beating death of another man. Charles Ray Burton is in the West Baton Rouge Parish jail charged with manslaughter. Robert Crowe was found dead in a Plaquemine ditch on Monday after he attended a... more »
  • Head Start facility to reopen after mold found Play Video

    January 24, 2012 2:58 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Workers gave the all-clear today for the largest Iberville Parish Head Start center to re-open after a small amount of mold caused supervisors to close it. The mold was found in a classroom on Monday, and officials chose to close the center today so a remediation specialist... more »
  • Two arrested for shooting out windows in Plaquemine

    December 30, 2011 10:05 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Plaquemine Police arrested two men they believe shot out dozens of windows in and around the Plaquemine area overnight. William LeBlanc and Trevor Landry, both 18, are charged by the city and parish with numerous accounts of criminal damage to property. Plaquemine PD Captain Kenny Payne... more »
  • Dozens of windows shot out in Iberville Parish Play Video

    December 29, 2011 12:59 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish and Plaquemine lawmen are looking for whomever shot out dozens of windows in and around Plaquemine overnight. Plaquemine PD Captain Kenny Payne tells News 2 more than twenty windows were shot out in Plauqemine city limits. He said eleven were shot out outside of... more »
  • Dow found responsible for water pollution

    July 9, 2011 1:03 PM

    PLAQUEMINE, La.- The Dow Chemical Co. has been found responsible for contaminating a water source in Iberville Parish. State District Judge Jerome Winsberg ruled that the Midland, Mich.-based company must clean up the Upper Plaquemine Aquifer. The Advocate of Baton Rouge said the groundwater supply has tested positive for... more »
  • Man sentenced to life for killing wife, stepdaughter

    July 7, 2011 4:08 AM

    PLAQUEMINE- A White Castle man who killed his wife and stepdaughter in 2007 was sentenced Wednesday to serve the rest of his life in prison. Ervin Allen Sr., 63, was convicted May 11 of two counts of second-degree murder. Prosecutors said Allen left divorce court proceedings in Plaquemine... more »
  • Two arrested for stealing crawfish traps in Iberville Parish

    June 16, 2011 7:03 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Two men from Iberville Parish were arrested after investigators said they were caught stealing crawfish traps. Deputies charged Darren DJ Smith and Jimmie Floyd with theft of crawfish last week. A group of fishermen who suspected their traps were being poached held a stakeout for the thieves... more »
  • Plaquemine ferry reopens

    June 6, 2011 3:13 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Plaquemine ferry has returned to service today after a three-week lapse. The Plaquemine landing was closed on May 11 because of the Mississippi River's high water levels. The Department of Transportation and Development have deemed the water levels safe for the boat to operate once... more »
  • Plaquemine ferry opens Monday

    June 3, 2011 5:51 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - It's been well over three weeks since the Plaquemine ferry crossed the Mississippi River. That all changes Monday as the Department of Transportation and Development have deemed it safe for the boat to operate once again. The ferry closed once the river hit 43 feet. Last week... more »

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