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Parish holds elections for political committees
January 09, 2008 at 2:33 pm
Elections for St. Charles Parish Democratic and Republican Committee members will be held Feb. 9. Selected members will keep their posts from 2008 through 2011.

Rusted cables get a $30 million facelift
January 09, 2008 at 1:33 pm
When the Minnesota Bridge collapsed last year, bridges all over the country, including the Hale Boggs Bridge that spans the Mississippi River in Luling, took the spotlight. Residents began to express concerns and ask questions about the safety of the bridge.

Wanted: Red Cross Director
January 09, 2008 at 9:29 am
The American Red Cross Chapter in Luling has been without a director since October when Eric Zammit, former head of the organization, resigned from his position with the nonprofit organization.

When vandals attack
January 09, 2008 at 9:29 am
Teen vandals have wreaked havoc in Destrehan during the past two months by damaging public property.

Contractor charged with bilking local resident after hurricanes
January 09, 2008 at 9:29 am
A St. John the Baptist Parish contractor is being sued for damaged condominiums he built for Hurricane Katrina victims in Orleans Parish, and is also fighting claims from some residents that he kept their deposit money without even building their homes.

HHS teacher makes documentary about explosion that killed 36 HHS teacher makes documentary about explosion that killed 36
January 09, 2008 at 9:29 am
Shedding much needed light on Louisiana's biggest tragedies is becoming somewhat of a specialty for Hahnville High School broadcast teacher Royd Anderson.

Numerous Christmas trees have already been dropped off at the West Bank Bridge Park. Parish residents have until Jan. 11 to drop off the trees at either the West or East Bank Bridge Parks or residents may leave them by the curb in front of their homes on Parish Christmas trees begin journey to wetlands
January 09, 2008 at 9:28 am
For the 18th consecutive year, the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources/Coastal Engineering Division will collect Christmas trees to help stop erosion of the state's wetlands.

St. Pierre announces his staff
January 09, 2008 at 9:24 am
St. Charles Parish, President-elect, V. J. St. Pierre names the following men and women to make up his administration:

St. Pierre's remarks over the line? St. Pierre's remarks over the line?
January 08, 2008 at 11:41 am
V.J. St. Pierre may only be in the infant stages of his parish presidency, but he is already facing controversy over some jokes he told at Albert Laque's retirement party.

'America's Most Wanted' fugitive dies from injuries sustained during suicide attempt
January 07, 2008 at 9:16 am
Ronald Lee Moore, one of “America’s Most Wanted” fugitives, died over the weekend from injuries he sustained after he hung himself in his jail cell on Jan. 2.

'America's Most Wanted' fugitive attempts suicide
January 03, 2008 at 3:23 pm
Ronald Lee Moore, one of “America’s Most Wanted” fugitives, who was captured by a St. Charles Parish deputy on Christmas Eve, tried to hang himself at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center on Jan. 2.

New lawsuit filed against the parish
January 02, 2008 at 3:15 pm
A councilman elect and an attorney have joined forces and filed a lawsuit against St. Charles Parish over the $27.4 million dollar bond issue that would bring hurricane levee protection to the West Bank.

Epilepsy counselor to visit area schools
January 02, 2008 at 3:10 pm
Kelly Aprill, a counselor for the Epilepsy Foundation of Louisiana, will be visiting elementary school classrooms in St. Charles Parish this January to educate teachers in the area about recognizing the signs of the illness.

'America’s Most Wanted' fugitive captured by parish deputy
January 02, 2008 at 3:03 pm
A convicted burglar and suspected rapist, who was one of America's Most Wanted Fugitives, was arrested on Ormond Boulevard after an alert sheriff's deputy interrupted the man during a home burglary.

Residents can forget early tax refund
January 02, 2008 at 2:57 pm
Residents that are expecting an early tax refund won't be able to get it.

St. Rose man robbed at gunpoint while heading to apartment
January 02, 2008 at 10:55 am
The holiday season did not get off to a good start for a 34-year-old St. Rose man, who was robbed at gunpoint as he headed towards his apartment just three days before Christmas.

UWSC changes strategy towards long-term success
January 02, 2008 at 10:52 am
With a new year comes new resolutions, and the United Way of St. Charles is taking full advantage of that fact by turning their community improvement strategy from short term success to long term improvement.

St. Pierre fills almost all of his staff positions
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
A boost in applications a week before the Dec. 26 deadline gave St. Charles Parish President-elect V.J. St. Pierre plenty of choices when it came to filling 11 of his top staff positions.

4 teens arrested in connection with 15 auto burglaries
4 teens arrested in connection with 15 auto burglaries
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Four teens were arrested in connection with 15 auto burglaries that occurred last weekend in Destrehan, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.