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Improving the wetlands one student at a time
April 16, 2008 at 10:43 am
Barry Guillot's hands have just been pricked by an albino hedgehog.

Spillway to open today Spillway to open today
April 10, 2008 at 9:26 am
Heavy rain in the Mississippi Valley is prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to open the Bonnet Carré Spillway on Friday, April 11 at noon for the first time in 11 years.

Dangerous man caught in Destrehan
April 09, 2008 at 4:32 pm
A man that was wanted by Crimestoppers for two counts of attempted first degree murder, attempted armed robbery and aggravated burglary in Jefferson Parish was arrested in Destrehan on April 6.

Residents do their part to help parish attract businesses
April 09, 2008 at 4:31 pm
Many St. Charles Parish residents may have been surprised when they were stopped after coming out of local businesses last weekend and asked questions about their work history and current skills.

Famous writer headed to parish
April 09, 2008 at 4:30 pm
The St. Charles Parish School System is showing their appreciation for their employees in a big way by bringing in Erin Gruwell, who was portrayed in the movie “Freedom Writers,” as a guest speaker.

Childhood friends take over historic restaurant
April 09, 2008 at 4:29 pm
Most childhood friendships dry up as the years drag on as fast as a puddle of rain water in the red-hot southern Louisiana heat.

Students get hosed at fire safety training class Students get hosed at fire safety training class
April 09, 2008 at 12:56 pm
Dennis Robbins instructed his students to take their time, move forward and keep it steady as they balanced a fire hose and shot water at a bucket suspended in mid-air during a hose safety training class at Hahnville High School.

Parents need to prepare now for rising tuition Parents need to prepare now for rising tuition
April 09, 2008 at 9:34 am
St. Charles Parish high school seniors are graduating and planning for their futures. but the cost of college tuition is steadily increasing.

Spillway Evacuated Spillway Evacuated
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
The opening of the Bonnet Carré Spillway might be a minor inconvenience to those that regularly take advantage of all the site has to offer, but it will prove to be a boon for the vegetation and fish that call the spillway home.

Taxes on the rise
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
Property taxes will increase for homeowners and business owners in St. Charles Parish again this year.

Deacons want preacher kept out Deacons want preacher kept out
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
Deacons of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Ama have retained an attorney to ensure that Reverend DeVairre B. Mollaire doesn't attempt to come back to the church as pastor again.

New Des Allemands park on hold
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
A plan for a new park in Des Allemands got put on hold after questions arose over whether or not a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit would be required for the additional property.

East Bank water plant corroding, new tanks must be built to fix it East Bank water plant corroding, new tanks must be built to fix it
April 09, 2008 at 9:22 am
An under-river pipe crossing currently under construction will help alleviate concerns about water infrastructure failure on the East Bank, says Department of Waterworks Director Robert Brou.

Dangerous fugitive captured in Destrehan
April 04, 2008 at 1:11 pm
A man that was wanted by Crimestoppers for two counts of attempted first degree murder, attempted armed robbery and aggravated burglary in Jefferson Parish was arrested in Destrehan yesterday.

Unusual approach to spring break Unusual approach to spring break
April 02, 2008 at 5:27 pm
Teenagers enjoyed spring break in many ways all across St. Charles Parish, but one group of involved Hahnville High School students spent time doing community service work.

Parish divorce rates soar since Katrina
April 02, 2008 at 5:21 pm
Many relationships couldn't endure the wrath of Hurricane Katrina, and parish counselor and relationship therapist Kathleen McGraw says since the storm divorce has been steadily increasing parishwide.

Sheriff’s Office still searching for armed and dangerous man
April 02, 2008 at 12:57 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's office has captured a wanted man charged with second degree murder, but is still searching for another man they consider armed and dangerous.

Woman saved from flasher by observant neighbor
April 02, 2008 at 12:53 pm
Some cities act as magnets for certain people.

Deputy blessed by community support.
Deputy blessed by community support.
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Just days after being shot three times while directing traffic in Paradis, Cpl. Burt Hazeltine is now home.