Archive for August 2010

BP Open House Expo to be held in St. Bernard

Aug 16th, 2010 | By

St. Bernard Parish, BP and the United States Coast Guard will host an Open House Expo in St. Bernard Parish on Thursday, August 19, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sigur Civic Center Ball Room, 3220 Jean Lafitte Parkway in Chalmette.



Nunez graduates class of new nurses

Aug 16th, 2010 | By
Nunez graduates class of new nurses

            The time-honored tradition of “capping and pinning” nursing students was held recently at Nunez Community College with 24 students completing the Practical Nursing Diploma program.             The students who successfully completed the program are:  Christopher Atkinson of Violet, Julie Bissel of Slidell, Krystle Braden of Kenner, Andreka Brooks of New Orleans, Shantelle Butler of […]



Deputies get training on Autism

Aug 16th, 2010 | By
Deputies get training on Autism

With the number of children diagnosed with autism on the rise across the country, the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is taking steps to help its officers be prepared to effectively engage those living with the developmental disorder.



Local churches announce new religion classes

Aug 16th, 2010 | By
Local churches announce new religion classes

With the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina just a few days away, two local parishes are marking the milestone by holding their first religion classes since the storm. Our Lady of Lourdes Church and St. Bernard Catholic Church are preparing to launch their first lineup of religion and confirmation preparation classes since Hurricane Katrina inundated […]