St. James Parish http://wwno.org en Ascension, St. James Want To Be Part Of Levee Plan http://wwno.org/post/ascension-st-james-want-be-part-levee-plan <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Residents and parish officials are lobbying the Army Corps of Engineers to include Ascension and St. James parishes in a massive hurricane protection project.</p> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 01:39:58 +0000 The Associated Press 45411 at http://wwno.org Christmas Eve Bonfires Unaffected by Coming Storm http://wwno.org/post/christmas-eve-bonfires-unaffected-coming-storm <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Nasty weather, including a chance of strong tornadoes and howling thunderstorms, is forecast on Christmas Day along the Gulf Coast from east Texas to north Florida. But officials say it will hold off long enough for Christmas Eve bonfires to light the way for Pere Noel along the Mississippi River northwest of New Orleans.</p> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 21:50:17 +0000 The Associated Press 25684 at http://wwno.org Isaac damage reported to St. James schools http://wwno.org/post/isaac-damage-reported-st-james-schools <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Officials say Hurricane Isaac caused no catastrophic damage to St. James Parish public schools, but the district needs to spend $500,000 to $750,000 for storm repairs.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 18:26:02 +0000 The Associated Press 19955 at http://wwno.org