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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.

Nurse Coordinator Darla Rebowe holds up a newspaper clipping that tells the story of a young football player whose life could have been saved if the school had an AED. The school district has an AED in every school and 35 overall. School system gears up to take down cardiac arrest
January 23, 2008 at 12:36 pm
The St. Charles Parish Public School System is going into battle with cardiac arrest with a stacked deck by becoming the first of its kind in the state to install automated external defibrillators in every school in the parish.

New appointees paid less
January 23, 2008 at 9:30 am
St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre may have restructured his administration, but he didn't have to change his budget to accommodate the salaries he's paying the new employees.

Pump pushed back
January 23, 2008 at 9:30 am
Opening the Magnolia Ridge pump station back up to bidding will result in at least a six month delay to the project, pushing the completion date from June or July of this year to the end of 2009.

Local businesses offered free training, consulting
January 23, 2008 at 9:30 am
Owning a small business can be a difficult task for anyone to handle.

California love California love
January 23, 2008 at 9:30 am
Lakewood Elementary cooked up Louisiana's best gumbo to feed students from the University of Berkley in Califorina who took a break to eat a hardy meal in Luling after a long day of rebuilding homes in New Orleans.

Rash of armed robberies cause deputies to increase patrols in Destrehan
January 18, 2008 at 11:33 am
Three armed business robberies over the past four days have led St. Charles Parish sheriff’s deputies to increase their presence in the Destrehan area.

Landrieu promises levee funding for River Parishes
January 16, 2008 at 2:17 pm
Senator Mary Landrieu plans to unite the River Parishes by making sure they get the funding they need to complete levee projects.

Voters who haven’t picked party will miss out on presidential primary
January 16, 2008 at 2:17 pm
St. Charles Parish residents that failed to update their voter's registration card by choosing a political party in January won't be able to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary on Feb. 9. That primary decides the front-runners for president.

Tigers off to perfect district start after brutal non-district schedule
Tigers off to perfect district start after brutal non-district schedule
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After going 8-8 against a tough non-district schedule to open the season, the Hahnville Tigers are 3-0 in league play after victories over Thibodaux, Destrehan and Terrebonne.