|Killona playground designed by kids, built by volunteers
September 12, 2007 at 1:26 pm
Killona kids designed their own playground as part of a community service project spearheaded by Craig Howat, a Hahnville resident and Luling Elementary School teacher.
|Wetlands boosted by sewage
September 12, 2007 at 1:23 pm
Parish just one of many using treated wastewater to protect residents from stormsSt. Charles Parish is one of several parishes in Louisiana using treated wastewater to boost wetlands, providing residents with a first level of protection from dangerous storms.
|Police hit the streets in search of killer
September 12, 2007 at 1:20 pm
St. Charles Parish Sheriff's detectives scoured the St. Rose Community looking for clues and passing out Crime Stoppers’ flyers last week to help the department solve the third murder in the parish this year.
|Levee raising project gets early start
September 12, 2007 at 1:16 pm
The final construction phase of the Lake Pontchartrain, LA, & Vicinity Hurricane Protection Project got off to a four-year head start thanks to the cooperative efforts of parish officials, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Pontchartrain Levee District.
|Council recommends wage increase for civil service
September 12, 2007 at 1:14 pm
Civil service employees might soon find their wallets a little bit fatter after the St. Charles Parish Council passed a resolution asking the Civil Service Board to increase pay by 10 percent.
|Have a question for your next parish president?
September 12, 2007 at 12:48 pm
The St. Charles Herald Guide and the St. Charles Parish Bar Association will present a debate between the three candidates running for parish president on Oct. 3 at the Hahnville High school auditorium. The exact time will be announced in next week's issue.
September 06, 2007 at 11:00 am
Art and Artis Kelm are not in the art business, in spite of their names. They sell and service computers and associated products from their new location on U. S. 90 in Boutte.
|Dow awards $50,000 for community projects
September 06, 2007 at 10:43 am
By Tommy Faucheux
Dow Information Officer
St. Charles Dow Operations recently awarded more than $50,000 to 13 non-profit organizations for an array of projects that positively impact the parish with the site's 2007 Community Grant Program. This is the fifth year of Dow's Community Grant Program, which has cumulatively given more than $215,000 in funding to local organizations.
|Fatal accident along Airline leaves another person dead
September 06, 2007 at 10:40 am
A fatal car accident that occurred on the deadly stretch of Airline Highway on Sept. 2 leaves a family mourning the death of Leroy Williams, 35, of Garyville.
|Cox contract set to expire, parish looks at alternatives
September 06, 2007 at 10:25 am
With St. Charles Parish's contract with Cox Communications set to expire later this year, the parish council has begun plans to invite other companies to provide service for area residents.
|Mike Strain talks to Republican women
September 06, 2007 at 10:21 am
Rep. Mike Strain who hopes to unseat Bob Odom who has been at the helm for 28 years and become Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry paid a visit to St. Charles Parish last Thursday night.
|Grants available for promoting cajun french media products
September 06, 2007 at 10:19 am
Grants available for promoting cajun french media products Média-Louisiane and the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL) would like to help you create new media products in French.
|Sheriff decides against tax increase, can still offer raises, benefits
September 06, 2007 at 10:11 am
Though he decided to roll back property taxes for his department, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne can still afford to keep the raises and benefits that have led to recent employee retention.
|New voting machines make their appearance in St. Charles Parish
September 06, 2007 at 10:00 am
New voting machines have arrived in St. Charles Parish in compliance with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA).
|Hunt for a killer
September 06, 2007 at 9:55 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office held a press conference Wednesday morning to reassure the family and the St. Rose community that detectives are doing everything they can to solve the homicide of Hilda Mae Zeringue Warren, 70, on Aug. 13, which was the second murder in the parish this year.
September 06, 2007 at 9:42 am
Put Lions Club fest on your to-do list
LULING - The Luling Boutte Lions Club will hold its first Spring into Fall Festival on Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.
There will be crafts, a car show, a dunking booth, games, performances from Dance Unlimited and much, much more.
For information, call Denise Lirette at 985-785-9553 or Nancy Whann at 504-400-0289.
|Course offers students taste of the real world
September 05, 2007 at 2:42 pm
Thanks to a cooperative effort by local industry, high school students in St. Charles Parish have been given the chance to jumpstart their careers in the field of process technology.
|Port of South Louisiana Dedicates
August 29, 2007 at 2:18 pm
The Port of South Louisiana dedicated its newest security vessel, the PSL Responder, among hundreds of public officials, business representatives, and other guests at Globalplex Intermodal Terminal on the Mississippi River on August 15.
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Fertilizer company applies for permits for $1.2 billion Killona plant - 1088 views
Officials with a fertilizer company planning to build a $1.2 billion plant in Killona recently visited with parish leaders and said they are on track to finalize the deal within a year.
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