St. James schools safe for now

Published 3:40 pm Friday, March 22, 2013

St. James Parish Fifth Ward resident Dianne Spencer voices her concerns about the proposed closing of Fifth Ward Elementary School at a recent community meeting held in the gymnasium there. The St. James School Board said Friday because of the outpouring of community support shown at the community meetings that it is no longer considering closing Fifth Ward or Lutcher Elementary at this time. (Staff photo by David Vitrano)