Members of Trist Middle School’s 4-H Club had a chance to handle pelts of many animals that are native to Louisiana.
Archive for 2010
Three arrests have been made in four recent burglaries, including a man found in his underwear inside someone’s car, a teenager who had property stolen from two other vehicles and a woman who stole a wallet from a neighbor’s trailer home, said Chief Deputy Sheriff James Pohlmann. Mark Glossop, 27, 2806 Valor Drive, Chalmette, was [...]
James Banks rambled for a career-best 219 yards rushing and Donald Harris established his own rushing record with 112 yards, while Craig Sylvera threw for two touchdowns and 100 yards as Chalmette unleashed its season best offensive output and a dominating defense that gave up just a field goal in a 33-10 District 9-5A victory [...]
The last few months have been hard for oysters and the people who live off them. The BP oil spill and the subsequent freshwater diversion openings have put the entire oyster industry in a limbo that could last for years. But some of those anxieties were laid aside last weekend with the return of the [...]
The St. Bernard Parish Council passed a resolution asking the Coast Guard and BP to remove all of their unused oil spill cleanup assets after learning from Parish President Craig Taffaro that boom anchors would be left in the wetlands. “All we need is for some commercial fishermen to go retrieve these anchors, which they [...]
The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office, which has collected more than 5,000 old or unneeded prescription pills during its Operation Medicine Cabinet drives, will join with the US Drug Enforcement Agency to accept old medication Saturday.
Fuel, the youth activities program from St. Bernard Parish President Craig Taffaro’s office, will kick off the school year with its first event September 25. The event will be a dodgeball tournament for sixth- to eighth-grade students.
After jumping out to a 28-7 lead with less than six minutes before halftime, Chalmette fought off a strong and steady East Jefferson running assault in the last 30 minutes of action to earn a playoff-like, hard-fought 35-20 non-district victory at Bobby Nuss Stadium last Friday.
About a week after the Labor Day power outage at Chalmette Refining that caused a ton of spent catalyst to spew into the air and blanket the surrounding area, a local advocacy group is drawing attention to several other chemicals that were released as well. The Louisiana Bucket Brigade cites a report from the refinery [...]