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Sheriff’s Reports
August 29, 2007 at 2:03 pm
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law

Website unites property owners with residents searching for affordable housing
August 29, 2007 at 2:00 pm
BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana citizens searching for affordable housing in the state and landlords wanting to list available properties are coming together online on www.LAHousingSearch.org, a free, state-sponsored housing website, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.

National bridge poll: Many see national bridge safety problem but remain confident in local spans National bridge poll: Many see national bridge safety problem but remain confident in local spans
August 29, 2007 at 1:56 pm
By: ALAN FRAM - Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- With tens of thousands of U.S. bridges considered structurally deficient, Gary Bowen figures the Minneapolis span that collapsed last week can't be the only one with big problems. Joyce Davis isn't quite so worried.

Purse snatcher targets VFW Hall in Luling
August 29, 2007 at 1:53 pm
A Luling woman was leaving the VFW Hall, 146 Angus Drive, August 18, at 11:00 p.m. when a black male riding on a bicycle snatched her purse.

Everybody’s welcomed at the Luling YMCA: James Poole, (job service director), Anthony Coleman, Jr. (YMCA director), Lou Johnson, (YMCA senior director) and Kathy Adams, (board member) couldn’t wait to open the doors at the Luling center. Luling YMCA now open
August 29, 2007 at 1:50 pm
The Luling YMCA opened its doors Aug. 27, for children parish-wide.

Egle new CASA supervisor
August 29, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Child Advocacy Services (CAS) welcomes Miranda Egle' to the Luling Madere Center as the new CASA Advocate Supervisor. Miranda Egle' is a lifelong resident of St. Charles Parish, with a strong understanding of the local culture and history. Having grown up on the Eastbank and currently residing on the Westbank, Miranda has a deep connection to the community and strives to do her part in giving back to the children and families.

Herald-Guide Business News Herald-Guide Business News
August 29, 2007 at 1:40 pm
Dougie V’s Esperanza Plantation Restaurant, has brought back steak night by popular demand along with a change of menu in 2007.

Lance Marino, clerk of court candidate Lance Marino announces candidacy for Clerk of Court
August 29, 2007 at 1:17 pm
By Lance Marino

My name is Lance Marino and I am a candidate for St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court. I am 45 years old.

Greg Champagne Sheriff Greg Champagne announces for re-election
August 29, 2007 at 1:13 pm
By Sheriff Greg Champagne

I have been honored to serve as the chief law enforcement officer of St. Charles Parish for the past eleven years. On October 20th, I will again be candidate for Sheriff in one of the state's fastest growing parishes. The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has been in existence for over 150 years. It has been during my tenure that some of our most important milestones have occurred. As a result, your sheriff's office has become one of the most progressive and respected in the State of Louisiana.

State veterinarian Dr. Henry Moreau said an unusually high number of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been reported in St. Charles, Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes. Equine Encephalitis strikes St. Charles parish and vicinity
August 29, 2007 at 1:08 pm
As of Aug. 20, 23 horses in St. Charles and surrounding parishes have been infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), according to reports received by state veterinarian Dr. Henry Moreau. This total is more than the entire state saw in 2006.

Gary T. Norman Sex offender arrested
August 29, 2007 at 1:03 pm
*Editor's Note: The orignal address listed for Gary T. Norman in the print version of the Herald-Guide was incorrect. He is NOT a resident at 105 Choctaw in Luling and never has been. He currently resides in Kenner.

A Westwego man, who recently moved to Luling and is a convicted sex offender, attempted to lure St. Charles Parish school children into his vehicle while they waited for the school bus on the morning of Aug. 17 on Magnolia Ridge Road in Boutte.

Caravan of drivers shot at on Meadows Drive in Destrehan
August 29, 2007 at 1:01 pm
St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that took place on Meadows Drive in Destrehan, Sunday night.

Teen arrested in connection with Ormond burglaries
August 29, 2007 at 12:57 pm
A 16-year-old juvenile was arrested Tuesday in connection with a string of Ormond burglaries.

How to prepare for a flood
August 22, 2007 at 3:49 pm
If a flood is imminent, you still have time to protect yourself and property. When a flood watch or warning goes into effect, consider taking these last minute steps:

Evaucation Map. See recommended routes in article. Troxler gives best evacuation routes and times for east and west bank
August 22, 2007 at 3:36 pm
If a mandatory evacuation is ordered this hurricane season, Emergency Operation Center Director Tab Troxler has specific route recommendations for residents of St. Charles Parish.

Workers forced to live outside Parish
August 22, 2007 at 3:32 pm
Young professionals being relocated to St. Charles Parish are having a tough time moving into the area because of a lack of rental properties.

Marcus Lambert joins the race for District 6 councilman Marcus Lambert joins the race for District 6 councilman
August 22, 2007 at 3:29 pm
I, Marcus M. Lambert, am a candidate for Councilman in district six.

Oubre seeks ninth term as St. Charles Parish clerk of court Oubre seeks ninth term as St. Charles Parish clerk of court
August 22, 2007 at 3:28 pm
St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court, Charles J. Oubre Jr., a lifelong resident of Hahnville seeks his ninth term in office.

4 arrested in connection with St. Rose murder
4 arrested in connection with St. Rose murder
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A New Orleans man was shot to death on Kennedy Street in St. Rose on Monday morning in what St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne called a drug deal gone bad.