Archive for December 2013

Arabi landmark purposely burned

Dec 2nd, 2013 | By
Arabi landmark purposely burned

  Arabi resident Edwin Roy Jr. noticed something odd as he looked at the windows from his bed at his Mehle Street home at 2 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22. “There was a glow in the sky. At first, I though it was the streetlight across the street,” he said. Yet, the strange orange glow […]



Council to vote on 2014 budget Dec. 3

Dec 2nd, 2013 | By

Hearings on the St. Bernard Parish 2014 operating budget and the funding of departments were held the week of Nov. 18. Council members were given departmental budgets for the upcoming year and discussed and debated any changes to line items. Members may adjust some budget requests before taking a vote on the total and final […]



CHS Key Club actively serving during National Key Club Week

Dec 2nd, 2013 | By
CHS Key Club actively serving during National Key Club Week

The Chalmette High School (CHS) Key Club, a student led high school service organization, was extremely active in service during National Key Club Week, earlier this month. The leaders of the CHS Key Club attended the St. Bernard Parish Council Meeting on November 5 and was presented with a proclamation declaring November 4 – 9, […]



Parish CAO Jerry Graves Jr. resigns

Dec 2nd, 2013 | By
Parish CAO Jerry Graves Jr. resigns

After nearly a decade of service to St. Bernard Parish Government, Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Jerry Graves Jr. has turned in his resignation. He will be starting a new job in New Orleans next week. Council members were told about Graves’ departure at the Nov. 19 parish council meeting. Finance Director Ross Gonzales will take […]