[StBernard] St. Bernard 4 p.m. update

Westley Annis Westley at da-parish.com
Thu Sep 4 17:41:51 EDT 2008

Updates on services in St. Bernard Parish

Update on government, major industries and utilities:

Parish government sewer hauling: 20 trucks on the street today and working

St. Bernard Water Plant: Producing potable, drinking water.

Entergy: Timeline has not been released to the Parish President yet.

Phones: Land lines are working in most areas.

Murphy Oil Refinery: May have power today.

Domino Sugar Refinery: Should be open Saturday.

Targa Gas Plant: Not open yet, but it should be working soon.

Animal Control: Animals are scheduled to be brought back to St. Bernard
Parish on Saturday.

Leaners and Hangers: Please report any downed branches or trees to (504)

Debris: All hurricane Debris will be picked up on Monday September 8, 2008.

Update on schools:

Public schools: Superintendent Doris Voitier is planning to reopen the
public schools if Entergy can supply power by Monday.

Our Lady of Prompt Succor School: The only Catholic school in Chalmette will
open on Monday whether or not Entergy has restored power because Principal
Sharon Coll says she has generated power available.

Update on curfew:

Sheriff Jack Stephens: The amended curfew is from 11 p.m. until 6 a.m.

Update on business openings:

-Chevron in Arabi at the corner of Perrin and Judge Perez. This is the store
only; there is no gasoline available.

-Murphy Gas Station in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Judge Perez in Chalmette.

-Home Depot on Judge Perez in Chalmette.

-Main's Market on Judge Perez in Chalmette.

-Walgreen's at the corner of Judge Perez and Paris Road.

-Waffle House on Paris Road.

-Hoffer's Discount Store at the intersection of Paris Road and Judge Perez.
Hoffer's is not selling gas at this time.

Tune to the local media for information. Also, St. Bernard Parish Government
will be issuing updates on its website at www.sbpg.net
<http://www.sbpg.net/> <http://www.sbpg.net/ <http://www.sbpg.net/> > , on
its cable access station at channel 76 for Cox Communications customers and
on its emergency communications radio station at 1680-AM.


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