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Chalmette High School’s Graduation Premiering June 12

Join the St. Bernard Parish School Board in celebrating the Class of 2020 this Friday, June 12, for the broadcasting of Chalmette High School’s 2020 Graduation. The Ceremony will be aired on Cox Channel 8 as well as streamed on the school’s social media platforms. Preshow will begin at 6 p.m., and the Ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. The prerecorded Ceremony will be available on YouTube following the premier. Family and graduates can join the celebration by sharing their special moments on Facebook using the hashtag #chsowls2020. Photo by Amber Prattini Wallo

Summer Reading Fun Continues with the parish library’s virtual program

We are still letting our imagination run wild for the St. Bernard Parish Library’s 2020 Imagine Your Story Virtual Summer Reading Program. Library friends of all ages are invited to visit the library’s summer reading webpage at to connect with all of our online activities. The programs may be virtual, but the fun is real!

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Remembering Those Who Served

A Memorial Day Celebration was held at St. Bernard Memorial Gardens on Sunday, May 25. The special event that honored fallen heroes was a first for St. Bernard Memorial Gardens and will be done every year for Memorial Day from here forward. Pictured above is the VFW Post of Gretna Color Guard during the rendering of military honors.

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office activates new criminal activity tip hotline

Citizens who want to share information with detectives about criminal activity pertaining to St. Bernard Parish or any of its residents, can do so anonymously through the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau’s new tip hotline, 504.271. TIPS or 8477, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

SBPG: Too soon for budget projections

Louisiana is predicting a $1 billion shortfall in its fiscal year 2021 budget due to the ailing oil and gas industry and sales tax lost to the coronavirus quarantine. Plaquemines Parish is predicting a $7.5 million shortfall and eyeing 7 mills in tax increases. But St. Bernard Parish is in no rush to predict a shortfall nor propose solutions to climb out of one.

Meraux Fnd. awards 60 St. Bernard graduates with scholarships

The Arlene and Joseph Meraux Charitable Foundation announced the Class of 2020 recipients of its annual scholarship program today. The charity awards 60 scholarships each year: fifty for academic achievement, four for artistic accomplishment, and six for Career Technical Education (CTE). To date, the Meraux Foundation has awarded some 900 scholarships to St. Bernard Parish public high school graduates.




Residents, Council deliver solutions to postal predicament

Besides the summertime humidity, the growing frustrations over the local postal delivery service continues to be a sizzling topic among St. Bernard Parish residents.

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