Representatives from British Petroleum and the U.S. Coast Guard tried to reassure concerned St. Bernard residents Monday night that they are doing what they can to stop the massive oil leak and compensate fishermen and business owners suffering because of the disaster
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St. Bernard Parish officials are calling on St. Bernard Parish commercial fishermen who have a vessel that meets the following specifications…
Flyovers conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed the presence of emulsified oil in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 2 miles from the southern end of the Chandeleur Islands
Dorothy Hills and Elizabeth Ellison-Frost, public and government affairs representatives, assist the Kiwanis Club in presenting bicycles to Terrific Kids and Teens.
Third grade students partnered with kindergarteners at Gauthier to celebrate Earth Day. Third grade students assisted their younger buddies by helping them plant trees and making bird feeders. Pictured is third grader Jaheim Miller digging a hole for a tree while being watched by several kindergarten and third grade students.
The St. Bernard Business and Professional Women’s Club held their Officers Installation on April 19. They are Jenifer Heintz, Secretary; Bethanne Trahan, Vice-President; Lauren Gibson, President; and Suzanne Sweeney, Tresurer.
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.
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.
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 [...]