Archive for January 2010

Plaquemines Parish Council consents to St. Bernard levee project

Jan 27th, 2010 | By

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 […]



Br. Martin captures 2009 Chalmette Christmas Classic over Helen Cox

Jan 27th, 2010 | By

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 […]



Students of the Week

Jan 27th, 2010 | By
Students of the Week

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.



Sheriff, Knights of Columbus to hold bike safety course

Jan 27th, 2010 | By

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 […]



Parish dedicates new animal shelter in Violet

Jan 27th, 2010 | By
Parish dedicates new animal shelter in Violet

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 […]