Volume 133 Number 33 - Aug 17, 2006


Deadline to register to vote is Aug. 30
Deadline for voter registration is Aug. 30 at the registrar of voters office in the courthouse in Hahnville. The open primary election for the St. Charles Parish school board and U. S. Congressmen will be held on Sept. 30, and the general election for both is scheduled for Nov. 7. Constitutional amendments will also be voted upon.

Jogger greeted by naked man
Subject still on the loose
A 44 year-old Norco woman was unexpectedly greeted by a naked man on Spruce St., Norco.

Neighborhood eyesore
Carriage Lane, a long time source of frustration for local residents, is burdened with blighted apartment buildings and over-grown grass. Ormond's Carriage Lane home to deadbeat landlords and crime
Residents of Ormond subdivision and neighboring streets know all too well the problem with trash, overgrown grass and irresponsible landlords that line the streets of Carriage Lane.

Public School overhaul websites
School websites get a face lift in effort to better assist parents and students
Public schools in St. Charles Parish are in the mist of another exciting first week of a brand new school year. If you're a parent or student in the parish, chances are you have noticed a change in the district's website and the websites for individual public schools within the parish.

Repeat offender arrested for animal cruelty
Carl Lewis, 25, New Sarpy After repeat offences for animal cruelty, Carl Lewis, 25, of 835 E. Macadoo St., New Sarpy, was arrested and charged with animal cruelty on Aug. 10.

St. Charles Parish Schools give parents a little organizational help
Parents with children enrolled in St. Charles Parish Public Schools know that the first week of school can be an exciting time for both students and parents.


Bass fishing has never been better in Lake Salvador and surrounding waters
Staff Report
Before the storm, Des Allemands, Lake Salvador and Lake Cataouatche had the reputation as a good place to go during the spring to catch a bunch of bass.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
M. Susanne Hinkle
Arrests Rondell Batiste, 21, of 515 Paul Fredrick St., Luling, was arrested and charged with poss. of SCH II CDS and turn signal required in the 500 Blk. of Paul Fredrick St., Luling, on Aug. 7. Sheriff Champagne reports that the above subject was arrested after being stopped for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed the subject to be in poss. of crack cocaine.


Where are they now?
Heather R. Breaux
Each spring many high school graduates from St. Charles Parish bid farewell to family and friends, and move on to college, preparing themselves for the real world. Yet, as time passes, old friends and classmates may wonder, "Where are they now?"