The Important Role of Voluntary Efforts and Partnerships in Port Sustainability – a New Orleans Perspective

Monday, 31 August 2015 17:35 Written by
Image credit: Tracie Morris Schaefer, courtesy of the Port of New Orleans By Amelia Pellegrin, Port of New Orleans Environmental Services Manager The Port of New Orleans is working to shift the discussion from ports as sources of pollution, to ports as generators of solutions that engage not just the maritime industry and freight stakeholders, but the communities we border and the workers that make their living at the Port.
Fall Movie Preview 2015: From James Bond to 'Peanuts,' get the scoop on 66 new films on tap at theaters Featured
Monday, 31 August 2015 17:33 Written by
As hot as it was outside during the summer of 2015, it was almost just as hot at the box office. Fueled by rampaging dinosaurs, mischievous Minions and the standard raft of Marvel superheroes, this year's summer slate is expected to finish tied with that of 2011 for the second highest-grossing summer all-time (Summer 2012 is still the record-setter).
Lafayette Crime Blotter for Aug. 30, 2015
Monday, 31 August 2015 17:27 Written by
Arrests posted Aug. 30, 2015, on the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s web site: CODY DONALD ARCENEAUX: 26, of the 100 block of Frank Street, Lafayette. He was booked on aggravated battery; two counts of fugitive; and three counts of warrant/bench warrant. BRANDY L. BIENVENU: 37, of the 200 block of Genevieve Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on warrant/bench warrant. DAVON BROWN: 26, of the 100 block of Picket Street, New Iberia. He was booked on obscenity…
Sam Houston State baseball releases 2016 schedule
Monday, 31 August 2015 17:25 Written by
HUNTSVILLE – When Sam Houston State baseball coach Matt Deggs helped put together the 2016 Louisiana-Lafayette schedule as an assistant with the Ragin’ Cajuns, it probably never dawned on the Bearkats’ second-year head man he’d be in the opposing dugout for the matchup.
Family of murdered SUNO student makes plea for information
Monday, 31 August 2015 17:22 Written by
As investigators in Jefferson Parish attempt to develop a suspect description and motive following the death of 22-year-old Davon Leggett, his family is pleading with the community. Related Man accused of stealing car from Fair...Sheriff's Office files contempt of...Louisiana files response to Planned.
Courts rule differently on federal water rule, making status unsettled Featured
Monday, 31 August 2015 17:22 Written by
WASHINGTON – Three separate federal court rulings have left unsettled the status of the Obama administration's controversial plan to expand federal Clean Water Act authority over streams and wetlands. A federal judge in North Dakota last week granted a preliminary injunction against implementation of the rule, but two other federal judges declined to do the same.
Snead makes his case
Monday, 31 August 2015 17:17 Written by
Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ-- Saints wide receiver Willie Snead stiff arms Houston Texans safety Lonnie Ballentine and makes a 23-yard -- 18 after the catch -- on Sunday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.Willie Snead’s performance against the Houston Texans could have been even better.
Obama arrives in Alaska on historic trip aimed at sounding alarm on global warming Featured
Monday, 31 August 2015 17:16 Written by
By JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama is opening a historic trip to Alaska that will make him the first sitting president to visit the Alaska Arctic. The president arrived on Monday afternoon at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, just outside of Anchorage. He'll spend three days in the state in an aggressive effort to build support for fighting climate change. Obama's first stop is a listening session with Alaska Natives. Later…
Meet the street artist New Orleans keeps mistaking for Banksy
Monday, 31 August 2015 17:14 Written by
New Orleans police take a trash can into evidence (after the body of a woman found in it was removed) from an alleyway off Danneel Street on Nov. 26. (UptownMessenger.com file photo by Robert Morris) Around Thanksgiving of 2014, police made the gruesome discovery of a woman’s body stuffed into a Central City trash can.
Music in New Orleans for Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015: Wolfman Washington at d.b.a. Featured
Monday, 31 August 2015 17:13 Written by
On a quiet Wednesday, Sept. 2, the options for live music in New Orleans include an array of local favorites. The Hill Country Hounds stop off at the Maple Leaf. It's Swing Night with saxophonist Jerry Embree at Rock 'n' Bowl.

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