St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Partners with New Orleans Mission in the Fight Against Addiction

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Partners with New Orleans Mission in the Fight Against Addiction

The New Orleans Mission and the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office have formed new partnership that they hope will help struggling addicts in St. Bernard Parish find recovery instead of ending up behind bars. During a special event today at the New Orleans Mission’s Giving Hope Retreat in Lacombe, St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann announced the department’s participation in the New Orleans Mission’s Operation Angel initiative. St. Bernard is the third law enforcement agency in the Greater New Orleans area to adopt this program in partnership with the New Orleans Mission.

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Lacoste Elementary’s Terrific Kids

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.

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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. -

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FLAGS LAID TO REST

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.

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