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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Terrific Kids and Teens will be honored by Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard-Arabi
The Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard-Arabi will honor the Terrific Kids and Terrific Teens from the 2013/2014 school year at the club's annual pancake breakfast May 10 from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Chalmette High School Ninth Grade Academy cafeteria, across the street from the main high school building,1100 E. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette.
Drug Take-Back Day will be held April 26 at St. Bernard Sheriff's Office sub-station
Sheriff James Pohlmann and Maj. Chad Clark are among officers from the Sheriff's Office, the U.S. Drug Administration and officials of the Walgreens pharmacy in Chalmette, holding up a box of medications received from the public during the last Drug Take-Back Day last October, held in the Walgreens parking lot.
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La. schools remain gun-free after weapons bill pulled
A Chalmette lawmaker on Wednesday shelved a proposal that would have let school employees who possess concealed- handgun permits bring their weapons to work.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
'Transcendence,' seven other newcomers look to unseat 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
The Christopher Nolan-produced "Transcendence" lands in theaters Friday, but it's got its work cut out for it if it wants to finish the weekend in the top spot.
Schools remain gun-free after weapons bill pulled
A Chalmette lawmaker shelved his proposal to let school employees who have a concealed handgun permit to go to work armed.
God's Closet clothing ministry to open at First Baptist Church of Chalmette
First Baptist Church of Chalmette is beginning a new ministry that should appeal to bargain hunters as well as those who have lost clothing due to various catastrophes.
Chalmette High and NOCCA senior looks towards bright future
Graduation time is approaching, and I believe Dr. Seuss in "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" sums up the feeling of young graduates.
Chalmette High presents 'The Glitter and Gloves' Gala
There was singing, dancing, flying and, of course, glitter and gloves when the Chalmette High School Voices recently presented its Broadway Revue, "The Glitter and Gloves" Gala.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Louisiana torm reform bill voted down by the state House
State Rep. Ray Garofalo, R-Chalmette , discusses his bill to zero out Louisiana's jury trial threshold earlier this month.
St. Bernard and Lake Borgne Basin Levee District begin joint community outreach effort
St. Bernard Parish government and the Lake Borgne Basin Levee District on Tuesday afternoon are scheduled to discuss construction and upgrades to the parish's interior drainage system.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
New Orleans should get rid of its "domicile rule": James Varney
So the City Council votes to suspend the anti-American notion it can dictate where someone lives, and former Mayor Marc Morial wades in with criticism.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
A legacy that's been compromised
Louisiana is a unique state -- and that is exactly the way we like it. We pride ourselves in being just a little bit different from every other state.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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PortaVision Medical has won the second annual JEDCO Challenge held by the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission and First NBC Bank.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Nunez author, historian and professor from Chamette receives honor in Washington D.C. Wash
Ron Chapman, historian, author, and Nunez Community College professor of history, recently received the Spirit of 1812 Award from the National Society United States Daughters of 1812.
Nunez's Business Department in Chalmette will hold early registration
The Business Department a t Nunez Community College in Chalmette will hold early registration for the summer and fall semesters April 14-16.
CHALMETTE, La. - When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons of spew that would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.
CHALMETTE, La. - As the fourth anniversary of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster approaches, workers who cleaned up oil in the Gulf of Mexico are able to file claims for medical problems they developed after the spill.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Man arrested in Michigan for 2008 burglary-turned-arson in Chalmette
Carl Kopietz, 39, had a warrant issued for his arrest in connection with a 2008 fire at Daiquiris of St. Bernard in Chalmette.