The St. Bernard Parish Council’s Executive/Finance Committee has referred two long-discussed issues back to the full council for possible final action. One issue deals with the former site of the parish library, while the other involves ongoing conflicts at Violet Park #2.
Archive for 2010
Barely two weeks ago, Ray Guenther’s crab traps were baited, set and full of crabs, and he had already started outfitting his boat in hopes of trawling soon.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced May 11 that maintenance work on the Judge Seeber Bridge has been extended until June 1.
With the failure of the first containment dome to stem the flow of crude oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico and a second device on the way down, BP is left with few options. But the dispersant chemicals that have become a staple in the effort to contain the spill have recently come under public scrutiny.
About a month before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to release its draft ecosystem restoration plan for habitat destroyed by the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet, the MRGO Must Go Coalition released a report April 27 that names eight priority projects and lays out a rigorous implementation timeline. The report, titled “Mister Go Isn’t [...]
St. Bernard Parish residents and property owners now have a new surveying tool at their disposal, thanks to a donation from the Arlene and Joseph Meraux Foundation to the parish. The Meraux Foundation recently presented St. Bernard Parish with a full set of Tobin Ownership Survey Maps, a well-known line of maps that depict the [...]
Nearly two weeks into the temporary relocation of St. Bernard Parish courthouse operations from the historic 70-year-old building on St. Bernard Highway to a string of offices in the Village Square strip mall on West Judge Perez Drive, the sounds of hammers and drills still outnumber the sounds of gavels and court proceedings. But as [...]
A 63-year-old man has been arrested in Houston on a warrant alleging he sexually abused a juvenile girl in St. Bernard Parish starting in 1986 when she was 4-years-old until she was 12, say St. Bernard Parish authorities. Richard Gerdes was arrested Tuesday, April 20, on a warrant issued by a judge in February charging [...]
By Jim Bickford Contributing Writer Trackmic@juno.com Even though they didn’t win this year’s girls’ District 9-5A track and field championship, Chalmette High’s Lady Owls proved they will be a team to be reckon with at next year’s district championship meet. Coach Tanesha Sanchez’s girls scored 119.50 points, second to district champion L.W. Higgins with 130 [...]