3 hrs ago
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.
11 hrs ago
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.
15 hrs ago
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
ACADEMY. 40- PEOPLE ATTENDED. ITS A 10-WEEK CLASS AT THE PORT SULPHUR YMCA THAT WILL GIVE PARTICIPANTS A NEW PERSPECTIVE OF WHAT DEPUTIES DO, HOW CRIMES ARE HANDLED AND THE CHALLENGES MANY OFFICERS FACE.
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.
BESE backs Battle of New Orleans curriculum
Photo by A.J. Sisco -- Outfitted in the costume of 1815, a boy follows adult re-enactors at the Battle of New Orleans event at the Chalmette Battlefield in this December 2013 Advocate file photo.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
St. Bernard council introduces charter amendment, creates new code enforcement officer
St. Bernard Parish Council logo as seen on St. Bernard Parish Council Chambers' door off W. Judge Perez Dr. in Chalmette.
Back to school 2014: Chalmette Elementary kindergarteners start school
Summer vacation is over for most New Orleans area schools, and it's time to return to the classroom.
St. Bernard School Board will host Day of Reflection breakfast in Chalmette
The St. Bernard Parish School Board will host a parishwide Day of Reflection breakfast on August 29 in remembrance of the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
St. Bernard Parish Council meeting Tuesday, Aug. 19: See the full agenda
A snapshot of the St. Bernard Parish Council agenda for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, as posted on the council's webpage.
St. Bernard authorities identify man found in ditch Aug. 7, after notifying family
St. Bernard Parish sheriff's detectives and deputies look at an area where a man's body was removed from a ditch on the west side of Paris Road, at Agriculture Road, in Chalmette on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 7, 2014.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann accepts Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS
Surrounded by deputies on the steps of the St. Bernard Parish Courthouse in Chalmette Aug. 15, St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge to promote awareness of ALS, allowing a bucket of ice and water to be poured over his head.