On December 23, 2011 some of the Webelos II from Pack 301 sponsored and enjoyed helping with the residents’ Christmas Bingo at Riverbend Nursing & [...]
Archive for January 2012
On January 6 – 8, thirty OLPH CYO headed to Tickfaw State Park for the annual winter retreat. The youth were spiritually guided by Fr. Gio Belanich, a Croatian priest from New Jersey, and Fr. Steve Bruno, Director of Vocations at the Archdiocese of New Orleans. During the retreat, the CYO celebrated Mass, Reconciliation and [...]
The latest draft of the Louisiana Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast has been made available to the public, and will be subject to public comments in the coming weeks. The 172 page document details the plans and commitment to Louisiana Coastal restoration and protection, and the projects that aim to attain that goal. [...]
As the Council was beginning it’s new year, Councilman P.V. Griffin’s resolution to move the biweekly meetings from the temporary courthouse on F. Edward Hebert to a meeting place on the Eastbank once again hit a road block. At the January 12 meeting, Griffin’s legislation was substituted before discussion even took place. His new version [...]
In special inaugural ceremonies in the Louisiana State Senate Chamber, members of the 2012-2016 State Senate took the oath of office and were officially seated as State Senators. After taking the oath of office from Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine “Kitty” Kimball, the members chose their leadership, and the collected Senators overwhelmingly chose District [...]
The Belle Chasse Lions Club recently held a girls basketball game fund raiser at the Belle Chasse High School Gym in Belle Chasse. The Belle [...]
BCA fifth grader Mackenzie Wisneski has read over 1.5 million words so far this year using the supplemental reading program, Accelerated Reader. The program keeps track of the number of words each student reads during the school year.
In memory of her Uncle Jack Callais, who recently lost his battle with cancer, Ella Serpas, a fifth grade student at Boothville Venice Elementary, cut her hair to donate to Locks of Love. Stylist Amanda Kennair Alfortish of Salon Jolie is pictured with Ella.
Plaquemines Parish Special Olympics hosted a Basketball Skills Competition on December 3 at Belle Chasse High School. Twenty-one athletes participated in individual basketball skills which included the target pass, ten-meter dribble, and spot shot. All athletes have qualified for the Special Olympics State Indoor Games to be held March 9-11 in Baton Rouge. Special thanks [...]
HOV Services Senior Project Manager Chris Barker hosted a tour of Plaquemines Parish School system construction projects for members of the Plaquemines Parish School Board last Friday. Several board members attended and were able to walk through construction sites and talk to each campus’ project manager. Woodlawn teacher apartments The original Woodlawn school sits upon [...]