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4-year-old girl dies in accidental shooting in Chalmette

CHALMETTE, La.– The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accidental shooting death of a four-year-old girl.

Deputies were called to a home in 500 block of Pierre Street in Chalmette around 9:30 p.m. 42 more words

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Former St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta found dead in his home

CHALMETTE – Former St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta has been found dead in his home.

Parish President Guy McInnis issued a statement on the St. 169 more words

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Fort Proctor

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Fort Practor also known as Fort Beauregard can be found  beyond any place we typically think of when describing “da parish”.

Accessible only by boat, Fort Practor makes for a great kayaking excursion for anyone seeking time away from the city without the hassle of driving to far. 207 more words

NOLA 300: Memories of wars past at Chalmette National Cemetery

CHALMETTE, La. — Chalmette National Cemetery is filled with the memories of wars past.

The cemetery sits next to the Chalmette Battlefield, where Andrew Jackson and his outnumbered troops defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. 323 more words

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Former St. Bernard Parish President Junior Rodriguez dies at 82

CHALMETTE – Former St. Bernard Parish President Henry “Junior” Rodriguez has died.

Rodriguez passed away at the age of 82 after a lengthy illness, according to St. 97 more words

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You've never seen sugar like this! A peek inside the Domino sugar refinery in Chalmette

CHALMETTE, La. — Domino Sugar Refinery in St. Bernard Parish opened its doors in 1909.

It is the second largest sugar refinery in the world. More than 7.5 million pounds of sugar is produced a day at the refinery. 158 more words

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Islenos keeping the culture of Spanish Louisiana alive

When New Orleans was under Spanish rule, Governor Bernardo de Galvez had a problem. The British were coming.

“The British, some 40 years before the Battle of New Orleans, had plans to invade Louisiana, conquer New Orleans, control access to the mouth of the Mississippi River and in that way control access to the Mississippi Valley,” says William Hyland, the historian for St. 480 more words

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