MRGO Rock Dam Decreasing Salinities

In a recently published report, the MRGO Must Go Coalition—an environmentalist group founded in 2006 whose stated goal is “to ensure that the ecosystem impacted by the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) is restored”—outlined how the MRGO rock dam has positively assisted coastal restoration in recent years.

Underage Car Thieves Stopped by Sheriff’s Office

Two teenage girls, ages 15 and 11, were arrested on Friday, Sept. 25 after a one day long spree of car theft that occurred on Thursday, Sept. 24. Officially, the two girls, not even old enough to drive, were booked for “simple robbery, two counts of theft of a motor vehicle, and one count of the theft.” The older of the two girls was also booked for a July warrant of theft of a motor vehicle in Arabi. According to a press release

	St. Bernard Parish partners with Valero Meraux Refinery and Nunez Community College in Hurricane Laura Drive

St. Bernard Parish partners with Valero Meraux Refinery and Nunez Community College in Hurricane Laura Drive

St. Bernard Parish teamed up with Valero Meraux Refinery and Nunez Community College in a true community partnership to collect items for Hurricane Laura victims in Southwest Louisiana. The focus of the drive was to collect baby items to replenish those that families lost during the recent devastation in Lake Charles. Items collected included diapers, formula and other gear parents need to make their babies comfortable during this difficult time. In addition to collected items, some also wrote checks which will be donated to the Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana in Lake Charles.

Coastal Restoration Coming to St. Bernard

St. Bernard Parish could be set to begin two coastal restoration projects in the next year. While these projects have the same goal in mind, they are separate from one another and would be funded by two different government entities. One project will receive a huge sum of money from the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG), a “joint effort of the State of Louisiana and federal trustees” attempting to “heal Louisiana from the injuries caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill,” while the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) will provide funding for the other project.

St. Bernard Chamber to host Political Forums on October 7

The St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce will host an evening of political discussion on Wednesday, October 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the St. Bernard Parish Council Chambers at 8201 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, in preparation for the upcoming elections in which parish residents will choose from candidates running for St. Bernard Parish Judge seats in Divisions A and E. In addition, residents will hear from candidates running for Justice of the Peace for Wards B, F, H, and J and for Constable Justice of the Peace for Wards B, C, I, and J.

Remembering Dr. Woody Gagliano
Remembering Dr. Woody Gagliano
Remembering Dr. Woody Gagliano

Remembering Dr. Woody Gagliano

Rarely in the course of time do we meet and get to appreciate an outstanding person. This person actually has helped to change the face of the planet Earth. He was not a giant of a man but in his short stature could move a mountain if needed or rebuild the great Mississippi Delta. So, who was this man? We knew him by his nicknames Woody, Dr. G, and Chief. Formally Ph.D. LSU Professor and founder of Coastal Environments, Inc. When we speak of a person that was true to his heart this was our friend Woody.

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