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Troopers Step Up Patrols Troopers Step Up Patrols
June 18, 2008 at 9:26 am
Two Louisiana State Troopers stand in the ready position on Highway 90 in Boutte everyday to catch unsuspecting drivers who might be speeding.

Not too late to cash in on that government rebate
June 18, 2008 at 9:25 am
Many people have already received their economic stimulus payments, but the Internal Revenue Service wants residents to know that it’s still not too late to file and receive the payment.

Hidden leaks might cause bills to rise
June 18, 2008 at 9:25 am
Water bills across the parish seem to be getting higher for some residents, while others say that their bills are about the same.

HHS, DHS stadiums could get wider seats this year HHS, DHS stadiums could get wider seats this year
June 11, 2008 at 3:03 pm
Next year, football fans in St. Charles Parish might have a little extra room as they settle in to watch Destrehan and Hahnville compete for the 2008 state title.

Rolling classroom offers businesses free seminars
June 11, 2008 at 12:30 pm
Business owners in St. Charles Parish will get the unique opportunity to hear free seminars on topics vital to their success on a custom-designed 18-wheeler trailer.

Inside of school buses can reach 92 degrees in May Inside of school buses can reach 92 degrees in May
June 11, 2008 at 12:29 pm
During the piping-hot month of May, temperatures in parish school buses can reach as high as 92 degrees, which leaves school board members searching for a way to lower the heat.
One of those options could include adding air conditioning to all 133 buses.

‘Fusion’ of talent, friendship sparks young entrepreneurs ‘Fusion’ of talent, friendship sparks young entrepreneurs
June 11, 2008 at 11:36 am
A love of technology and a fascination with the mechanics of computers helped launch not only a career for two Hahnville High School friends, but the start of a brand new business in St. Charles Parish.

Teens help beautify parish Teens help beautify parish
June 11, 2008 at 11:33 am
Blake Champagne, Paul Loupe and Brent Simmons plan to keep busy all summer long by working to help beautify St. Charles Parish.

More Administrators resign
June 11, 2008 at 10:10 am
Two more parish administrators are following in the footsteps of former finance director Lorrie Toups by resigning from their positions with St. Charles Parish.

Priest shortage affects parish Priest shortage affects parish
June 11, 2008 at 10:10 am
Mass services continue right on schedule at four Catholic churches in St. Charles Parish, though a big change is coming soon because of a lack of priests in the area.

Shopping centers moving in Shopping centers moving in
June 11, 2008 at 10:09 am
It’s taken close to a year of planning, but a new 7,500-square-foot strip mall is inching towards completion.

Parish finds 78 leaks in sewer Parish finds 78 leaks in sewer
June 11, 2008 at 10:09 am
Smoke billowing up from yards and ditches this month in St. Charles Parish indicated that the contractor responsible for testing sewer lines found leaks in the sewer system.

West Nile Virus found in Ormond, Montz and Norco
June 05, 2008 at 9:50 am
Residents living in Destrehan, Norco and Montz have been warned that mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus were discovered in their communities in May.

Club shows the heart of a lion by helping others succeed Club shows the heart of a lion by helping others succeed
June 04, 2008 at 4:08 pm
The Luling-Boutte Lions Club members work hard to help residents keep and maintain a high quality of life by offering life-saving services that most people take for granted.

Council to have final say after Ama study Council to have final say after Ama study
June 04, 2008 at 4:06 pm
The parish council will have the final say so in determining whether or not Ama is able to change their zoning laws to restrict more mobile homes from moving into the area.

Harry Hurst science teacher Barry Guillot is honored as the Louisiana Wildlife Federation Conservation Educator of the Year. 
Science teacher named LWF educator of the year
June 04, 2008 at 11:33 am
Harry Hurst science teacher Barry Guillot was recently honored as the Louisiana Wildlife Federation Conservation Educator of the Year for his innovations in environmental service learning with the nationally recognized LaBranche Wetland Watchers Program.

Schools’ crisis plan one of the most sophisticated in area
June 04, 2008 at 11:31 am
Parents, teachers and administrators have a high level of confidence in the St. Charles Parish Public Schools’ Crisis Management and Emergency Response Plans, though they would like a little more information on the process.

Teen drivers make summer dangerous
June 04, 2008 at 11:30 am
The halls are empty, the final bell has rung and now those students are barreling into their vehicles in search of summer fun.

Sports

Jordan did Mavericks wrong
I might as well weigh in on that bizarre DeAndre Jordan situation that broke out...
In memory of a star
In memory of a star
Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992...

Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer
Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer
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Becky Savage recently received a dose of amazing news when doctors informed the Luling resident that she was officially cancer-free. Savage was diagnosed with breast cancer on Dec. 15, 2014, and has been undergoing intense treatment ever since.