Archive for September 2011

Post Service, suffering from lost profits, seeks Congressional aid

Sep 30th, 2011 | By

The U.S. Postal Service has been seeing a sharp decline in profitability the last few years, forcing cuts and other drastic measures to try and stay afloat. Now, as the clock on the 90-day extension for a more than $5 billion payment, the Postal Service is appealing to customers and Congress to reform and improve […]



Remember and Rejoice

Sep 12th, 2011 | By
Remember and Rejoice

The pageantry of the annual Day of Reflection Breakfast took place on the six year anniversary of Katrina‚Äôs landfall, one day after the solemn ceremony at Shell Beach commemorating that event. On the beach, the monument for the over 160 parish residents lost in the storm was rededicated. Loved ones of those lost were present, […]



Qualifying ends for Oct.22 elections

Sep 12th, 2011 | By
Qualifying ends for Oct.22 elections

Qualifying for the October 22 election began on Tuesday, September 6, and continued through Thursday, September 8. The St. Bernard Voice goes to press on Thursday mornings to meet our Friday publication date. The list of candidates below reflect those who have qualified for election by Wednesday, September 7. Please see The St. Bernard Voice […]



Council says bayou bridge will finally come down

Sep 12th, 2011 | By

The Parish Council voted favorably on the latest version of a resolution to remove a bridge along Bayou Terre aux Bouef, a bridge proving more than a nuisance at this point, but a potential safety hazard. The bridge that crosses from the main stretch of St. Bernard Highway, allowing access to private properties across the […]