Archive for 2010

Trist students study La. native animal pelts

Oct 26th, 2010 | By
Trist students study La. native animal pelts

Members of Trist Middle School’s 4-H Club had a chance to handle pelts of many animals that are native to Louisiana.



Three booked in four burglaries
 
 

Oct 26th, 2010 | By

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 […]



Chalmette lets it rain over Bonnabel with 33-10 district win

Oct 26th, 2010 | By

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 […]



Violet Oyster Festival returns to St. Bernard Parish 

Oct 26th, 2010 | By
Violet Oyster Festival returns to St. Bernard Parish 

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 […]



Council tells BP, Coast Guard not to leave boom anchors in wetlands

Oct 26th, 2010 | By

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 […]



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Oct 24th, 2010 | By

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Sheriff’s Office, DEA to collect old prescription pills

Sep 22nd, 2010 | By
Sheriff’s Office, DEA to collect old prescription pills

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 hosts 2nd Middle School Dodgeball Tournament 

Sep 20th, 2010 | By

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. 



Banks and defense carry Chalmette to key win over East Jefferson

Sep 20th, 2010 | By

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.



Labor Day refinery accident released more than spent catalyst, nonprofit group reports

Sep 20th, 2010 | By
Labor Day refinery accident released more than spent catalyst, nonprofit group reports

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 […]