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  • Plaquemines Parish Plaquemines Parish is Louisiana's southernmost Parish where the great Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico. The Parish is a region of ecological wonder with its many waterways, fishing and hunting grounds, and the best Citrus in the Country.
  • Plaquemines Sky ViewFrom the Empire Highrise you get a great view of the Delta Marina and the Mississippi River.
  • Woodland PlantationWoodland Plantation, in West Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana, is the mansion depicted in A Home on the Mississippi, an 1871 lithograph which later was licensed for use on the label of Southern Comfort after prohibition ended.
  • Orange FestThis year we are celebrating the 66th Anniversary of the Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival held annually the first full weekend of December. The festival will be held at Historic Fort Jackson in Buras, Louisiana, THE HOME OF THE ORANGE FESTIVAL.
  • Seafood IndustryWith the seafood industry being one of the leading sources of income and highest employers in Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish produces millions of pounds of shrimp, oysters, crabs and fish annually.
  • Plaquemines Parish Seafood FestivalThe Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival celebrates the rich heritage of the people of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Visitors will enjoy great local seafood and other unique, local food specialties. The festival offers continuous live music from popular local bands, and traditional Cajun music. Visitors will also enjoy crafts from local artisans, carnival rides, sandbagging contests, and the Seafood Queen Pageant. And there are helicopter rides that offer a view of the region and the Mississippi River.
  • OystersPlaquemines has a significant seafood industry. The parish exports millions of pounds of shrimp, crab, oysters, and fish annually.
  • Local MarketsPlaquemines Parish is well known for the finest in fresh seafood, fruits and vegetables, available through local commercial outlets and numerous roadside outlets lining the major highways in the corridor. Small neighborhood commercial areas serve the communities along Highway 23 to Venice, and Highway 39 to Bohemia.
  • Old Belle Chasse FerryThe Belle Chasse – Scarsdale Ferry is a ferry across the Mississippi River in the U.S. state of Louisiana, connecting Belle Chasse and Scarsdale. The ferry opened in August 1959 and was originally free. Today, it carries a $1 toll for 2-axle vehicles, $2 for vehicles with at least 3 axles, and $.50 for motorcycles. The ferry is maintained by Plaquemines Parish.
  • A Sportman's ParadiseCatch big fish and big fun in Plaquemines Parish Louisiana. Just 30 minutes south of New Orleans, Plaquemines Parish known for its world-class fishing.
  • Fort JacksonFort Jackson is a decommissioned masonry fort located some 40 miles (64 km) up river from the mouth of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. It was constructed as a coastal defense of New Orleans between 1822 and 1832, and was a battle site in the American Civil War.[3] It is a National Historic Landmark. It was damaged in Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and its condition is threatened.
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news Plaquemines Parish Government and LCJC to Provide Free Legal Clinic to the Residents of Plaquemines Parish
Are you in the process of applying for a federal grant and have legal issues surrounding your property ownership? Would you like to better understand how to clear the title to property you have inherited and/or share with siblings or other relatives? Plaquemines Parish Government, in conjunction with the Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC), will be conducting two free legal clinics for the residents of Plaquemines Parish.
Posted:Wed, Aug 27 2014 03:10 pm
 
news Belle Chasse Bridge Closure
BELLE CHASSE, LA-The Belle Chasse Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic in both lanes on Wednesday, August 27th and Thursday, August 28th from 9 p.
Posted:Tue, Aug 26 2014 12:09 pm
 
news East Third Street Drainage Road Closure
BELLE CHASSE, LA – There will be a street closure for the installation of a drain line on East Third Street.
Posted:Tue, Aug 26 2014 10:20 am
 
news Protect Yourself from Heat Related Problems
BATON ROUGE (August 22, 2014) – The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is urging everyone to take extra precaution as heat indices remain in triple digits for much of the state.
Posted:Fri, Aug 22 2014 02:31 pm
 
news Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary LaCerte Invites Veterans to Share Their Experiences with the VA Healthcare System at Town Hall Meetings to be held in September
The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) today announced a September schedule of town hall meetings with LDVA Secretary David LaCerte to be held across the state.
Posted:Thu, Aug 21 2014 03:12 pm
 
news Buras Shoreline Protection Project
BURAS, LA - Plaquemines Parish has begun work on the second phase of the Buras Boat Harbor Shoreline Protection Project which involves the creation of a new matting product to be placed on the shoreline.
Posted:Thu, Aug 21 2014 12:14 pm
 
news Plaquemines Parish Housing Assistance Program APPLICATIONS
The Plaquemines Parish Government is accepting applications from Parish residents affected by Hurricane Isaac to secure funding to rehabilitate their homes under its “Plaquemines Housing Assistance Program (PHAP).
Posted:Thu, Aug 21 2014 10:13 am
 
news Author Coming to Belle Chasse Library!
BELLE CHASSE, LA -- Author and historical research aficionado, Bob Rogers is returning to the New Orleans area in early September for lively discussionswith book-lovers, about his new murder mystery, The Laced Chameleon.
Posted:Thu, Aug 21 2014 10:10 am
 
 
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Port and Council Meeting

The port meeting will begin at 1:00 pm followed by the council meeting on Thursday, August 28th at the Temporary Magnolia Center, 17563 Highway 15, Pointe-a-la-Hache, La.
Event Date:Thu, Aug 28 2014
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Plaquemines Parish Public Meeting at Lake Hermitage Fire Station

The meeting will address the concerns of local residents of Plaquemines Parish in the surrounding community on the Dredging Project in the area.
Event Date:Tue, Sep 09 2014
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