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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)
Implementation of St. Bernard Parish's first-ever master plan questioned
Reactions to St. Bernard Parish's first-ever master plan for development largely were positive at the Wednesday evening public hearing, with most speakers excited to finally have a roadmap to leave Hurricane Katrina recovery behind them.
Six St. Bernard residents arrested, handguns, pills and marijuana seized
Six St. Bernard Parish residents were arrested on an assortment of drug related charges that resulted in the St. Bernard Sheriff's Office seizing 1.5 pounds of marijuana, two loaded handguns, $1,635 in cash, 114 prescription pills and some cocaine, St. Bernard Sheriff Jimmy Pohlmann announced on Tuesday.