Black and Gold Classic takes place this weekend in Grand Isle
Posted on 5/19/2017 2:36:00 AM.

Former and current Saints players will participate in a weekend of fishing, shooting and entertainment at the Black and Gold Classic in Grand Isle. Former Saints tackle Stan Brock hosts the event and says today teams will participate in a private shooting event and tomorrow the fishing rodeo begins at 6 a.m. He says all the proceeds go to the Green Beret Foundation and All American Caliber, groups which support veterans.

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LDWF opens oyster hatchery in Grand Isle
Posted on 8/13/2015 2:31:00 AM.

The State Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has cut the ribbon on a new $3 million  oyster hatchery in Grand Isle that will more than double production of the larvae used to seed oyster grounds. Statewide Oyster Program Manager Patrick Banks says they’ve seen major decreases in oysters since the BP oil spill and this will be an important component to boosting the oyster population.

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International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo this weekend
Posted on 7/24/2014 4:20:00 PM.
The annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo is underway and thousands of people are expected descend on coastal town to enjoy the festivities.  Anglers from across the area will compete to see who can catch the biggest fish in a number of categories. 
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Coastal Restoration Advocates to march from Grand Isle to Governor's Mansion
Posted on 6/18/2014 11:12:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
A group of environmentalists are planning a march from Grand Isle to the Governor's Mansion to protest new legislation that nullifies a lawsuit against oil companies for coastal damages. Gov. Bobby Jindal signed SB 469 into law. Mike Stagg, a march organizer, says they want to get the word out about the importance of coastal restoration.
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Waterspout Forms at Grand Isle
Posted on 6/19/2013 5:10:00 PM.
WWL TV in New Orleans reports a waterspout hit the town of Grand Isle today, doing some moderate damage. The twister stayed out over water, but strong winds downed a power line and did some shingle damage to a few structures.
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