Custodian Charlene Guerra from Trist Middle accepts 175 school bags filled with school supplies that have been donated to Trist Middle School from AT&T volunteers Wanda Cook and Larry Cook. Approximately 75 were also donated to W. Smith Elementary.
Archive for 2010
St. Bernard Parish, BP and the United States Coast Guard will host an Open House Expo in St. Bernard Parish on Thursday, August 19, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sigur Civic Center Ball Room, 3220 Jean Lafitte Parkway in Chalmette.
The time-honored tradition of “capping and pinning” nursing students was held recently at Nunez Community College with 24 students completing the Practical Nursing Diploma program. The students who successfully completed the program are: Christopher Atkinson of Violet, Julie Bissel of Slidell, Krystle Braden of Kenner, Andreka Brooks of New Orleans, Shantelle Butler of [...]
With the number of children diagnosed with autism on the rise across the country, the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is taking steps to help its officers be prepared to effectively engage those living with the developmental disorder.
With the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina just a few days away, two local parishes are marking the milestone by holding their first religion classes since the storm. Our Lady of Lourdes Church and St. Bernard Catholic Church are preparing to launch their first lineup of religion and confirmation preparation classes since Hurricane Katrina inundated [...]
Gov. Bobby Jinal said he sees progress being made on the sand berms under way just outside the Chandeleur Islands. He said work crews have made two important achievements.
The St. Bernard Council this week offered its support for the LSU AgCenter and its local 4-H program in response to sweeping budget cuts that threaten the sustainability of the program. Local 4-H agent Wayne Burgess was on hand to explain the AgCenter’s difficult financial position. “At the beginning of July, the president of the [...]
Most teenagers run for the hills when high school is over, but not Rashelle Vandenborre. The 18-year-old Chalmette High graduate is making a bid to become the St. Bernard Parish School Board’s youngest member and aims to bring what some say is a welcomed new perspective.
Remaining undefeated in two distance races during the summer track season, 11-year-old Brock Silva continued to spearhead the St. Bernard Flyers at the district qualifier for the AAU Junior Olympic Games set for Virginia at the end of July.
Parish Emergency Management Officials and oil spill contractors have hammered out a hurricane evacuation plan for St. Bernard’s oil spill response effort. Officials say the plan is designed to cause minimal interference with the parish’s overall hurricane evacuation plan.