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Breach forces council to act
February 06, 2008 at 9:29 am
Plans to stop the televising of parish committee meetings got pulled from the agenda after the preliminary draft of the proposal was sent out to several residents in the parish.

Victim shot, another forced to give up credit cards in pair of Luling armed robberies
January 31, 2008 at 3:02 pm
One man was shot and another was forced to give up cash and credit cards in a pair of armed robberies that occurred early this morning in Luling.

Parents of 11-year-old speed racer sentenced to weekend in jail, probation
January 30, 2008 at 2:00 pm
The parents of an 11-year-old boy that led police on a high speed chase on Oct. 5 each received six months in prison for allowing the child to use the car to run errands and drive his disabled father around town.

The 12 selected students of the year are: Kristen Yent: Ethel Schoeffner, Elise Brown: Lakewood, Ashlyn Frahm: Norco, Sasha Hernandez: Luling, Hailey Robert: St. Rose, Julian Turner: R.J. Vial, Lea Trusty: Albert Cammon, Taylor Borne: R.K. Smith, Michelle Students of the year shine both in and out of school
January 30, 2008 at 1:37 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools named their 2007-08 students of the year last week and three of the 12 selected students will go on to compete in regionals.

This picture allowed police to locate Conrad. Car Wash not a safe place to hide for armed robber
January 30, 2008 at 1:31 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 29-year-old St. Rose man for allegedly robbing the Express Cleaners in Destrehan. The arrest was made exactly a week after the crime took place.

The Federal Trade Commission estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. A great number of those thefts occur during the holiday season. Technology makes identity theft easy, leads to more ruined lives
January 30, 2008 at 1:29 pm
Advances in technology, like the internet revolution in the 90s, have made life easier on everyone, including identity thieves.

Artificial turf is made with synthetic fibers sewn together with rubber granules. Bidding war begins for artificial surface at Hahnville, Destrehan
January 30, 2008 at 9:36 am
The St. Charles Parish school district is now accepting bids for the installation of an artificial turf system at both Hahnville and Destrehan High Schools.

Elaine Fabre (bottom left) designs a float with family members and friends over the weekend. Fabre, who turns 60 on Fat Tuesday, will be on one of 30 floats that will take to the streets in the Krewe of Lul Mardi Gras parade on Feb. 2 at 12 p.m. Mardi Gras parades finally here
January 30, 2008 at 9:36 am
After months of preparation, the Luling and Des Allemands Mardi Gras parades will finally get the chance to roll through their respective towns this weekend, tossing out beads and other collectibles as they go.

St. Pierre, staff moving into old courthouse jail St. Pierre, staff moving into old courthouse jail
January 30, 2008 at 9:36 am
In an effort to consolidate his offices, parish president V.J. St. Pierre plans to renovate the third floor of the courthouse to create more space for both him and his executive staff.

Parish looks to cut cost
January 30, 2008 at 9:36 am
St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre, and his executive staff are looking at ways to reduce spending in the parish so that he can reward hard-working employees and bring in new workers.

Davis Pond not diverting fair share
January 30, 2008 at 9:35 am
There's still a whole lot of work left to be done on the Davis Pond Diversion Project before people in the area will see the kinds of results the project was supposed to create.

UWSC director Brodsky resigns UWSC director Brodsky resigns
January 30, 2008 at 9:29 am
United Way of St. Charles parish is in need of a new director.

Arrest made in Destrehan armed robbery
January 25, 2008 at 1:54 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 29-year-old St. Rose man for allegedly robbing the Express Cleaners in Destrehan. The arrest was made exactly a week after the crime took place.

50 march for Dr. King 50 march for Dr. King
January 23, 2008 at 5:08 pm
On a cold sunny morning, more than 50 children, teens, and adults met at the West Bank Bridge Park, in Luling to take part in a 24 year old tradition, marching to honor a king.

Two men steal pumps from barge, make getaway in taxicab
January 23, 2008 at 5:03 pm
Two men that allegedly stole a pump from a St. Rose barge company were caught on tape leaving in what a witness describes as a taxicab.

Planning and zoning hopes to refine web access for parish residents
January 23, 2008 at 5:00 pm
St. Charles Parish residents concerned about zoning can access some information on the GIS system upgraded last year by the parish, but there is still a ways to go before they can access actual planning features on the website.

Attempted murderer gets 20 years, burglars get 10
January 23, 2008 at 12:40 pm
A 21-year-old St. Rose resident, who was arrested for shooting a man in the neck on Dec. 4, received a 20-year sentence after pleading guilty to attempted second degree murder.

Video cameras captured the robber at the scene of the Express Cleaners robbery and getting into this car afterward. Sheriff’s department steps up patrols after crime spree
January 23, 2008 at 12:39 pm
Three armed business robberies over the past week have led St. Charles Parish sheriff's officials to increase their presence in the Destrehan area and warn residents to be on the lookout for suspicious activity.

Hahnville murder suspect on the run
Hahnville murder suspect on the run
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Police are searching for a Boutte man in connection with a deadly shooting that took place in Hahnville Friday morning.