Friday Aug 29
Another Gretna man arrested in Walgreens robbery in Chalmette
A Gretna man, accused of dropping off the men charged with armed robbery of the Walgreens in Chalmette earlier this week, is the fourth and likely final person to face armed robbery and aggravated kidnapping charges in the incident.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, St. Bernard looking to grow population, tax base
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina , St. Bernard Parish officials are looking for a way to pay for public services in the long run without making life in the parish so expensive that it pushes residents away.
St. Bernard Parish struggles to recover from Katrina
Jennifer Thompson, 27, takes a walk with her 1 1/2-year-old daughter Eliana near their home in Chalmette, Thursday, August 28, 2014.
Comedy show will benefit animal rescue center, Knights of Nemesis meet
GGs 504 Comedy Tour will host a stand-up comedy show fundraiser Sept. 9 from at 8 p.m. at Tahyo Tavern, 2029 Paris Road, in Chalmette.
Barry Lemoine will be honored as St. Bernard's Man of the Year during gala in Chalmette
Barry Lemoine, a Chalmette High educator and one of the "Men of PENN TV," has been named by the St. Bernard Business and Professional Women's Club as its Man of the Year.
St. Bernard Sheriff's Reserve Division receives $2,000 for KC Rummel Council
The Knights of Columbus Archbishop Rummel Council 5747 in Chalmette has given a $2,000 donation to the St. Bernard Sheriff's Office Reserve Division as part of more than $50,000 it gave to St. Bernard groups churches, schools and individuals.
Full slate of newcomers target 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and its top...
The low-budget thriller "As Above/So Below" would appear to be the frontrunner among this week's slate of new releases due in theaters Friday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Hurricane Katrina's 9th anniversary will be remembered with plays, rallies and more
The ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is Friday , and a handful of groups in the New Orleans area are planning theatrical events, rallies, benefits, days of service, and celebrations of recovery to mark the occasion.
God's Closet clothing ministry offered at First Baptist of Chalmette
The Rev. John Dee Jeffries has been pastor of First Baptist Church of Chalmette for more than two decades, and the New Orleans native and former New Orleans firefighter has dedicated his life to helping meet the physical and spiritual needs of people in St. Bernard Parish.
Chalmette High's cheerleaders wins awards and Owl Band prepares halftime show
The Chalmette High School cheerleading team recently won several awards at this year's Universal Cheer Association summer cheer clinic.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Walgreens employee in Chalmette arrested for aiding in store's robbery
Quinita "Peaches'' Harris, 30, an employee since May of the Walgreens at the corner of Judge Perez Drive and Paris Road , was not physically at the store when Leonard Gibson, 43, and Ben Amos, 27, both of Gretna , attempted to rob it and herd a customer and two employees into a back room there, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
After Walgreens robbery in Chalmette, two Gretna men booked with aggravated kidnapping
Two Gretna on Monday were booked on charges of armed robbery and aggravated kidnapping after attempting to rob a Walgreens in Chalmette and herding a customer and two employees into a back room at the store, according to the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office .
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Suspected cooking oil bandits hit same Chalmette restaurant twice; get arrested
St. Bernard police arrested two men Thursday accused of stealing 150 gallons of used cooking oil from a Chalmette restaurant early Thursday morning when they returned to the crime scene.
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August 22 Parish by Parish
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Fri Aug 22, 2014
St. Bernard District Attorney Jack Rowley's reign to end after more than three decades
For the first time in more than three decades, St. Bernard Parish will elect a new district attorney this fall as incumbent Jack Rowley did not sign up for the Nov. 4 race.
Hit and run suspect clocked in at 100 mph before crashing into dump truck, cops say
Christopher Ballard, 32, of Chalmette, was booked with vehicular negligent injuring, hit and run and other charges after State Police say he crashed into the back of a dump truck on Interstate 10 in Metairie on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Ryan Fink of Chalmette brings the movie business to St. Bernard
The film and television industry is booming in Southeast Louisiana, and especially in St. Bernard Parish .
Wed Aug 20, 2014
St. Bernard incumbent judges all qualify for their seats
During the first day of qualifying in St. Bernard Parish for the Nov. 4 election, all four remaining incumbent judges in the 34th Judicial District Court qualified for their seats.
Chalmette Toastmasters Club forms for St. Bernard residents
When Tina Guillot decided she wanted to improve her speaking and communication skills three years ago, she turned to Toastmasters Club to assist her.