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Warner brothers of St. Bernard honored at roast in Chalmette
For most people, the name Warner Brothers refers to the cinematic empire that has produced thousands of movie classics, but here in St. Bernard, the WB moniker refers to two gentleman and educators who have positively impacted the community for decades - Tommy and Wayne Warner.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Career Fair is April 24 at Nunez Community College in Chalmette
The College and Career Transitions Coordinator and Career Services Office at Nunez Community College will host its annual Career Fair April 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sigur Civic Center Ballroom in Chalmette.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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Gun bill shot down
Among the cache of Second Amendment bills under consideration by the Louisiana Legislature, House Bill 707 by state Rep. Ray Garofalo , R-Chalmette, was shot down by House Administration of Criminal Justice committee members April 16. The bill aimed to allow teachers with concealed carry permits to carry their firearms with them on school campuses.
Study finds cellulosic ethanol worse for environment than pure gasoline
The market for pure gasoline is so strong among boaters that many fuel stations near popular fishing ports are adding non-ethanol alternatives.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Ethics charges filed against St. Bernard chief deputy clerk
Former St. Bernard Chief Deputy Clerk of Court Lena Nunez stands accused of violating state ethics law for allegedly allowing her brother, a lawyer, to postpone paying more than $200,000 in court filing fees.
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.