Archive for April 2010

Wanna Wrestle?

Apr 19th, 2010 | By
Wanna Wrestle?

St. Bernard residents Collin Guerra, 13, and Christian Guerra, 7, recently competed in the Ascension Titans USA Wrestling Tournament in Baton Rouge. Collin, left, won second place and Christian, right, won third place. Collin is a student at Holy Cross School and Christian attends OLPS.



Hartney and Dorsey garner Field MVP honors and Lady Owls win CHS Invite

Apr 19th, 2010 | By

Chalmette’s Jordan Hartney and André Dorsey were selected the girls’ and boys’ Most Valuable Performer in the field events and the Lady Owls captured the team championship of the Chalmette Invitational track and field meet on a windy and cold Thursday at Bobby Nuss Stadium. Battling back and forth with Belle Chasse from the start […]



Get a gander at the Jack and Jill Players

Apr 19th, 2010 | By
Get a gander at the Jack and Jill Players

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of—wait, wait, wait!  That’s not right.   Jack and Jill went to St. Bernard to tell a tale or two.  Jack needed help and so did Jill and that’s where we come in!  Join the St. Bernard Parish Library as the Jack and Jill Players […]



Council may restrict minors riding in taxis

Apr 19th, 2010 | By

Youngsters may soon have a harder time catching a cab during the late-night hours if the St. Bernard Parish Council approves an amendment to the ordinance that governs taxi operation in the parish. The council’s Executive/Finance Committee at its April 14 meeting voted to recommend to the full council an amendment to the ordinance that […]



Size matters: Debate over medical office building continues

Apr 19th, 2010 | By

With the pieces falling into place for the parish’s future hospital, one persisting point of debate concerns the square footage of the medical office building to be built adjacent to the hospital. Current plans call for a medical office building of 30,000 square feet to house both hospital administrative offices and physicians’ offices. That square […]



Chalmette High athletes selected all-district in basketball and soccer

Apr 6th, 2010 | By

Jim Bickford Contributing Writer trackmic@juno.com Chalmette High athletes were honored by being named to all-district teams in boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball as well as boys’ and girls’ soccer and Haley Smith added an all-metro basketball honor to her résumé, announced CHS Athletic Director David Brossette. Junior guard Bryant Griffin was selected to the boys’ all-District […]



St. Bernard celebrates crawfish and redfish at annual festival

Apr 6th, 2010 | By

Last weekend, people from St. Bernard and surrounding parishes got to celebrate two of their most beloved seafood – crawfish and redfish – at the annual Louisiana Crawfish Festival. Chalmette’s Louisiana Crawfish Festival, held at Torres Park in Chalmette, ran from March 25 through March 28. Mudbug enthusiasts had their pick of dozens of crawfish […]



DHH closes St. Bernard oyster harvesting area

Apr 6th, 2010 | By

The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) recently issued a precautionary closure of oyster harvesting Area 3 in eastern St. Bernard Parish. The closure, which affects much of the Biloxi Marsh area, took effect at sunset March 25. State Health Officer Dr. Jimmy Guidry ordered the precautionary closure after receiving word of a possible Norovirus […]



Parish breaks ground on Aycock Barn redevelopment in Old Arabi

Apr 6th, 2010 | By

Parish leaders broke ground on a project March 29 that will transform the Aycock Barn, located at 409 Aycock Street in Old Arabi, into a multi-use open air market. The $2.1 million project is scheduled to be completed by August or September of this year. “I think this will be a great space for the […]