Archive for September 2010

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 […]



AT&T donates school bags to Trist, Smith

Sep 20th, 2010 | By
AT&T donates school bags to Trist, Smith

Custodian Charlene Guerra from Trist Middle accepts 175 school bags filled with school supplies that have been donated to Trist Middle School from AT&T volunteers Wanda Cook and Larry Cook. Approximately 75 were also donated to W. Smith Elementary.