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St. Bernard, Louisiana is located in St Bernard Parish. Zip codes in St. Bernard, LA include 70085. The median home price in St. Bernard is $100,000.

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Local news for St. Bernard, LA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

9 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Arlene Meraux River Observation Center opens in Violet

The Meraux Foundation unveiled its new educational facility to the residents of St. Bernard - the Arlene Meraux River Observation Center, a four-story building and learning center that features office and classroom space, a community meeting room, and a fifth-floor observation deck, overlooking the Mississippi River.

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13 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Summer reading program in Chalmette comes to an end

Grand prize reader winners in the St. Bernard Library's summer reading program were back row from left, with Kiwanis member Anthony Cole with the tablet winners, Moises Perez Jr., April Liebert, Veronica Wilson and Stephen Hernandez Jr.: and front row from left, the bicycle winners, Catherine Wilson and Carly Jervay.

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17 hrs ago | NOLA.com

St. Bernard government seeking volunteers to serve on boards

The St. Bernard Parish Government is accepting applications to fill openings on volunteer boards and commissions, the Tourism Commission and the Library Board of Control.

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18 hrs ago | NOLA.com

St. Bernard youngsters attend Community Emergency Response Team program in Metairie

It was a good way for teenagers to break up the summer with three days of meeting people from several parishes in a setting which stressed leadership and organization skills, combined with disaster response training and learning CPR and the use of defibrillators.

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18 hrs ago | NOLA.com

St. Bernard Sheriff's Office deputies receive tourniquet training

Sixty-five St. Bernard Parish sheriff's deputies have been issued tourniquet kits and received training in an effort to prevent deaths in severe accidents by stopping uncontrolled bleeding, St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

NOLA.com

St. Bernard transit missing $98,000 in bus fare, audit says

St. Bernard Parish government records indicate that at least $98,105 in bus fares was collected but not deposited in the parish's bank account from January 2011 to March 2014, according to a state legislative audit report released this week.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

St. Bernard transit dept. missing bus fares

A state audit finds more than $98,000 worth of bus fares that should have been collected during a three-year period in St. Bernard Parish are missing.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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The Amistad Research Center was awarded a $98,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which awarded more than 37 grants totaling more than $2 million to museums throughout the U.S. The Amistad Research Center will hire a project archivist to organize its inventory of items from African-Americans in science, technology, ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

NOLA.com

St. Bernard water and sewer rate increases needed to 'maintain a healthy infrastructure,'...

The Times-Picayune, was given to the St. Bernard Parish Council on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in part states that current parish sewer and water rates "are inadequate to meet financial obligations and maintain a healthy infrastructure."

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NOLA.com

Campers enjoy St. Bernard Sheriff's Office equipment and meet deputies

Children at Christian Fellowship summer camp in Violet got to enjoy the St. Bernard Sheriff's Office robot, remote control car, airboat, motorcycles and trucks.

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NOLA.com

More than 500 children participate in St. Bernard Library's summer reading program

Grand prize reader winners in the St. Bernard Library's summer reading program were back row from left, with Kiwanis member Anthony Cole with the tablet winners, Moises Perez Jr., April Liebert, Veronica Wilson and Stephen Hernandez Jr.: and front row from left, the bicycle winners, Catherine Wilson and Carly Jervay.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Reuters

Louisiana man pleads guilty in 1985 pet cemetery slaying

A Louisiana man who had long been a suspect in the brutal 1985 slaying of woman at a secluded pet cemetery where he worked as a groundskeeper pleaded guilty on Friday to manslaughter in her death, authorities said.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

NOLA.com

Barbecue tips and fresh shrimp among highlights at Farmers Market in Arabi

Cook it low and slow. Use white pepper for taste and black pepper for show. Smoke will penetrate pockets of fat, but seasoning will not.

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NOLA.com

St. Bernard Sheriff's Office will begin Citizens Police Academy in August

There's no better way to learn about law enforcement than the St. Bernard Sheriff's Citizens Police Academy, which is free, held in Chalmette and participants learn about what police work entails in their parish, St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

NOLA.com

Violet man booked on attempted murder charge after firing 10 shots at feud rival, hitting once

Chad Davis, 27, of Jamie Court in Violet, was booked Sunday, July 13, 2014, with an attempted murder charge.

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NOLA.com

St. Bernard President Dave Peralta could get authority to approve some film industry leases

The St. Bernard Council in January met at the newly-renovated Old Beauregard Courthouse in eastern St. Bernard.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Advocate

Guilty plea ends bizarre murder saga in St. Bernard

After nearly three decades of intrigue, the saga of slain pet cemetery owner Dorothy Thompson came to an abrupt end Friday inside a St. Bernard Parish courtroom, as the shadowy con artist long suspected of suffocating Thompson and dumping her corpse in the Mississippi River accepted a plea bargain that authorities touted as a belated semblance of ... (more)

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The Times-Picayune

Garden contest winners announced by St. Bernard 4-H Program

The St. Bernard 4-H Program recently held its annual garden contest. Participants were required to grow tomatoes, cucumbers, some type of bean and some type of pepper.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

NOLA.com

St. Bernard pet cemetery murder defendant expected to plead guilty in nearly 30-year-old case

In a nearly 30-year-old murder case, set on an eerie, now-abandoned pet cemetery in eastern St. Bernard Parish, an Arabi man is expected to plead guilty Friday to an undisclosed charge, according to his attorney.

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NOLA.com

The eerie, murderous past of St. Bernard's closed pet cemetery: Timetable

Brandon Nodier of Arabi is expected to plead guilty Friday to a charge related to a 29-year-old murder in an abandoned St. Bernard pet cemetery that for three decades attracted animal lovers from throughout the South.

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