Representatives from two parish councils came together over one contentious issue at the Jan. 14 Plaquemines Parish Council meeting. The issue involved a portion of St. Bernard Parish’s 100-year flood protection system that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to build within Plaquemines Parish. The Corps will relocate the Caernarvon floodgate across Highway 39 [...]
Archive for January 2010
Led by Classic Most Valuable Player Patrick Swilling, Brother Martin captured the 2009 Murphy Oil – Chalmette High Christmas Classic with a win over Helen Cox in the championship game on Dec. 23 at the Owl gym. The Crusaders moved through the tournament with wins over Belle Chasse to open the Classic, then a semi-final [...]
Chalmette High School’s students of the week for Jan. 11-15 are, from left: Freshmen Kristen Dardar, Alexis Eady, Donald Ellis; sophomore Kristy O’Neil; junior Dylisia Rizzo and senior Jenna Andry.
The Sheriff’s Office and the Knights of Columbus will jointly hold a free bicycle safety course for St. Bernard Parish residents at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10 at the Knights’ Rummel Council 5747 Hall at 2107 Paris Road in Chalmette. Capt. Errol Schultz, who heads the bicycle safety program for the Sheriff’s Office, will [...]
Dogs and cats alike turned on the charm Jan. 11 as special guests poured into the new St. Bernard Animal Control Facility in Violet for the grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting. The new 6,500-square-foot facility, located at 5455 E. Judge Perez Drive in Violet, replaces the makeshift facility on Agriculture Street near Paris Road [...]