Archive for July 2011

Entergy updates Chamber on hurricane prep

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By
Entergy updates Chamber on hurricane prep

The Chamber of Commerce luncheon for the month of July was held at the Entergy Building on Liberaux Drive in Chalmette. Presenting at the meeting were Entergy customer service manager Molly Buckley and Chalmette Service Center supervisor Glenn Jallans. They showed off the updated facility, while informing the local businesses of Entergy’s new initiatives, such […]



School supplies give-away July 31

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By

For the fourth consecutive year, school supplies donated by individuals and a group will be given away to St. Bernard Parish children, this year at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, at Violet Park No. 2 on East St. Bernard Highway in Violet, near Willie Smith Elementary School. Supplies for up to 1,000 children, including […]



The Harry Potter Generation says its good-byes

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By
The Harry Potter Generation says its good-byes

I was a sophmore in high school when everyone I knew became absolutely obsessed with the Harry Potter series. Even the English teacher had hung a poster up of Harry facing down the three headed dog that advertised the advent of the first movie, and usually the last ten minutes of class drifted from talk […]



Chalmette bank robber apprehended

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By
Chalmette bank robber apprehended

A Chalmette man who called his wife and told her he was about to do something stupid robbed a bank near his residence, implying he had a gun, and was later arrested by sheriff’s deputies as he walked a highway carrying most of the stolen money. Michael Sextion, 35, of 216 8th St., robbed the […]



Provident fines repealed by court

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By

On Thursday, July 14, 5th Circuit Federal Court Judge Helen Berrigan issued her decision finding St. Bernard Parish not liable for the recent fines, totaling $40,000, according to Parish President Craig Taffaro. The fines had been imposed following Berrigan’s order for St. Bernard Parish to issue any and all documents necessary for utilities to be […]



Council honors Special Olympians

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By
Council honors Special Olympians

The council honored a group of Special Olympics athletes from the parish, who all participated and earned medals in the state held events. Athletes present included Bryan “B.J.” Schultz, Brandon Olivieri, Christal Bernabel, Brynn Plaiscia, Adam Jones, Brittany Carlisle, Matthew Davis, Nicholas Gobuzzi, Kordell Hart and Jessie Allen. Sewage problems addressed In light of the […]