On Friday, May 8, St. Bernard Parish Government's Public Information Officer, Lenor Duplessis, retired after completing 34 years with SBPG.
Elyse Clare Dysart, daughter of David and Nicole Diecidue Dysart of Meraux, has been named the Louisiana Non-Public Student of the Year’s District Winner for the Fifth Grade Division by the Archdiocese of New Orleans’s Office of Catholic Schools. On Thursday, May 7, the Archdiocese Superintendent, Dr. RaeNell Houston, presented Elyse with her award in front of her home alongside her family members, friends, teachers and principal in attendance. Dysart attends Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Chalmette. Photos by Amber Prattini Wallo
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development began the LA Highway 47 (Paris Road) overlay project extending from the Intracoastal Bridge (Green Bridge) to the St. Bernard Highway intersection in mid-March. St. Bernard Parish residents can expect daytime, alternating lane closures throughout this week from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. as the milling and overlay work continues. The project cost a total of $3.274 million dollars, and is anticipated to last approximately seven months. Photos by Amber Prattini Wallo
St. Bernard President Guy McInnis’ plan to restructure the way the parish Public Information Officer gets paid survived the May 5 Parish Council meeting.
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