Pictured: Lacoste Elementary School’s Jan. 2020 Terrific Kids. Kindergarten: Zoey Begnard, Talia Lee, Kade Nata, Aubrey Reilly, and Dreux Guidry. First Grade - Maria Nguyen, Tala Abdalfatah, Blake Therio, Caina Orihvela, and Lonnie Kersh. Second Grade - Autum Higginbotham, Jayden Forvendel, Vincent Gonzales, and Kaitlyn Gayle. Third Grade - Laniey Dominio, Jade Jamhour, Quentin James, and Bryer Johnson. Fourth Grade - Bree Gallo, Rylee Fayard, Tayla Russell, and Serenity Ruiz. Fifth Grade - Mhmood Yousef, Chloe Roussel, Emri Gagnard, Alexandria Amador, and Austin Findorff.
Andrew Jackson Middle School faculty members Robert Zanca, Meg Lancaster, and Madi Fogarty provided traditional English country music for the Battle of New Orleans Ball at the Cabildo on January 11. In addition to their usual teaching duties, they also run the parish’s only string program.
Water treatment in St. Bernard is going so well that the parish is winning awards for it. The same can’t be said for garbage pickup, but the government says improvements are on the way.
Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit, a free event that will be held at Kenner’s Pontchartrain Center on March 11, is the State’s premier commercial fishing and seafood event coming at a time when the $2.4 billion industry is seeking guidance on its future. “The world of seafood is rapidly evolving, and chang
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Teams Compete in Third Annual Cook-Off for the Coast to Raise Awareness, Funds for Coastal Restoration
Restore the Mississippi River Delta, in partnership with Vanishing Paradise, Meraux Foundation, St. Bernard Parish Tourist Commission and the St. Bernard Parish Coastal Department presented the third annual Cook-Off for the Coast at the Meraux Foundation’s Docville Farm on Saturday, Feb. 8. The family-friendly event featured a culinary competition highlighting wild game from Louisiana’s coastal wet-lands, while raising funds for the Chandeleur Sound Living e Shoreline Program, a local res- project that will con- -toration y struct oyster reef breakwaters o in St. Bernard Parish. Thirteen r-cook teams competed in the d. following categories — Water ll (fish, shellfish, reptiles, etc.), Air (duck, etc.), Land (game, r-deer, wild boar, etc.), Crowd s Favorite and Student Cook-Off c Team. -
A St. Bernard Parish teenager was killed Feb. 9 in an accident involving a gun.
BSA Troop 11, with the help of Cub Scout Pack 11, held a flag retirement ceremony at United Methodist Church on Paris Road on Feb. 9. The troop retired more than 40 worn and tattered flags. Pictured is Daniel Marchiafava removes the strips from the flag for burning. More photos on page 2.
The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E) has hired legal representation to renew its courtroom battle with St.
Three members of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office were awarded the Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard-Arabi Life Saver Award at a banquet hosted by Kiwanis on Jan.
They’re the first point of contact for a person in need, or the true first, first responders, but 911 operators are often overlooked and underrated among law enforcement and emergency response prof