|Proposed government tax would raise taxes $1.5 million
August 15, 2007 at 10:49 am
The districts controlled by parish government could collect $1.5 million more dollars from taxpayers if proposed 2007 property tax rates being considered at the Aug. 20 council meeting are approved, Parish Assessor Rock Gisclair told the Herald-Guide.
|Cost of fighting mosquitos doubles under new contract
August 08, 2007 at 11:33 am
Costs, for controlling mosquito’s in the parish have skyrocketed, surpassing the $924,000 in millage budgeted annually and forcing the parish to dig into the general fund to make up the difference.
|Parish proposes millage reduction
August 08, 2007 at 11:32 am
Parish President Albert D. Laque submitted his proposed 2007 Ad Valorem tax ordinances to the Parish Council for their consideration on Aug 20.
|Sheriff reports decline in crime during second quarter
August 08, 2007 at 11:28 am
Sheriff Champagne reports that crime in St. Charles Parish fell by .03% during the second quarter of 2007 when compared to the same period in 2006.
August 08, 2007 at 11:22 am
Congratulations to Sergeant Paul Finn, a resident of St. Charles Parish, and a 15 year veteran of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, and his canine companion for receiving top honors at the council meeting Monday, August 6.
|Hahnville firefighters celebrate 40 years of saving lives
August 08, 2007 at 11:08 am
Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department held its 40-year celebration Saturday, August 4.
|Schools get a summer facelift
August 08, 2007 at 10:48 am
ROAD CREW. Trustees Darryl Clay, Sashara Gilmore and Terrell Ingram are part of a 6-man team that worked hard all summer painting our public schools.
|Judge to Odom: stop seizing seafood imports for tests
August 08, 2007 at 10:47 am
BATON ROUGE - The state agriculture commissioner must stop confiscating imported seafood for antibiotic testing until a judge decides whether that is a job only for the health department.
|Federal appeals courts to hear key Katrina insurance lawsuit
August 08, 2007 at 10:45 am
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN
Associated Press Writer
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court is poised to review a judge's verdict last year in the first trial among hundreds of lawsuits that Mississippi homeowners filed against insurance companies in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath.
|Police searching for armed robbery suspect
August 08, 2007 at 10:44 am
On June 24, 2007, an Armed Robbery took place at the Rose Casino, 10405 U.S. 61 St. Rose, Louisiana at approximately 8:06 a.m. During the robbery an unknown black male entered the business and robbed three cashiers at gunpoint.
|Coastal Waste manager says rape suspects weren’t employees
August 08, 2007 at 10:41 am
Mark Fridge, division manager of Coastal Waste Services said neither of the men arrested and charged with aggravated rape of a 14 year-old Destrehan girl, July 25, worked directly for his company.
|In the news
August 08, 2007 at 10:39 am
Candidates wishing to post free announcements in the St. Charles Herald-Guide must submit them before August 17.
|Carolyn Schexnaydre announces candidacy for councilman-at-large-division A
August 08, 2007 at 10:34 am
Carolyn K. Schexnaydre, a lifelong resident of Destrehan, announces her candidacy for council-at-large division A.
|Killona meeting: St. Pierre tackles anonymous racial allegations
August 08, 2007 at 10:21 am
V.J. St. Pierre, a candidate for St. Charles Parish President, addressed an audience of Killona residents, August 2, concerning rumors that he beat-up an African American Destrehan male more than threedecades ago, when he worked as a deputy for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Garbage collectors charged with aggravated rape of 14-year-old girl
August 02, 2007 at 5:36 pm
Two garbage-men are accused of aggravated rape of a 14-year-old Destrehan girl they met while working their route. Both could face life imprisonment without the benefit of parole if proven guilty.
|Cox Cable Contract Ends
August 02, 2007 at 5:34 pm
Parish officials are asking Cable TV viewers to voice their opinions about the service and programming that Cox Cable is providing to residents.
|Terry Authement joins the race for councilman-at-large
August 02, 2007 at 5:32 pm
Terry Authement, Boutte resident and former St. Charles Parish Councilman, will enter the election race in October as a candidate for councilman-at-large division B.
|In the news
August 02, 2007 at 5:30 pm
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Group demands halt to public School Board prayers - 1508 views
A Wisconsin organization has sent another letter demanding the St. Charles Parish School Board stop praying before their public meetings.
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