|Ama Marine Corps wife volunteers to cope with husband’s deployment to Iraq
July 12, 2007 at 8:14 am
AMA- When Kattie Troxler, 22, of Ama and her one-year-old son Alex found out her husband Joey would be leaving for Iraq in October, the family immediately became part of a support group for marine wives and their children at the Belle Chase Naval Airbase.
|Well-equipped burglars target area food stores
July 12, 2007 at 8:10 am
St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office is monitoring small businesses in the area very closely due to 5 sophisticated burglaries of local food stores on the east and west banks of the parish, resulted in missing safes and some.
|Luling couple fights to save 19-yr-old bingo hall
July 12, 2007 at 8:08 am
LULING - John and Juanita Landry, owners of the St. Charles Bingo Hall in Boutte believe that a public hearing should be held before a second bingo hall, Bingo Palace, featuring video bingo machines opens in 60 days. “When I opened my business in the 80’s I had to go through two public hearings, have surveys drawn up to make sure I had adequate parking and basically had to follow every step to the letter,” Landry told the Herald-Guide.
|Ama RV park owner cited with violations
July 05, 2007 at 9:15 am
The Ama Recreational Vehicle trailer park owned by Des Allemands resident and State Trooper Ritchie Stanley, could be shut down after 30 days if he doesn’t comply with the parish requirements and guidelines.
|Judge rules shrimpers must do their part to help red snapper recover
July 05, 2007 at 9:00 am
The most significant bycatch reduction measures ever imposed on the Gulf of Mexico shrimp fleet were announced last month, paving the way for a steady recovery of Gulf red snapper stocks.
|FEMA trailers staying close to St. Charles just in case, officials say
July 05, 2007 at 8:58 am
Just across the St. Charles parish line a white sea of FEMA trailers appeared about a month ago along Highway 90 in Lafourche parish where they are currently being reconditioned and sent back into the FEMA system to help someone when the next disaster happens.
|Coastal Restoration gets $14 million boost
July 05, 2007 at 8:52 am
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that $14 million in federal funding for the Louisiana Coastal Area Ecosystem Restoration project was included in the U.S. Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, which passed out of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee last week.
July 05, 2007 at 8:51 am
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that $778,000 in federal funding for a West Shore-Lake Pontchartrain feasibility study was included in the U.S. Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, which passed out of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee last week.
|School board decides not to pursue illegal aliens
July 05, 2007 at 8:50 am
St. Charles School Board members have been weighing the option recently of whether to audit local contractors they employ to determine if all of their workers belong in this country legally and have decided against it.
|Feral hogs gaining ground in Louisiana
July 05, 2007 at 8:48 am
By EMILE P. LeBLANC
|Muller announces candidacy for District 1 councilman’s race
July 05, 2007 at 8:39 am
Marty A. Muller, 38, a lifelong resident of St. Charles Parish will run for the District 1 councilman position currently held by Desmond Hilaire, in the October 20 race.
|Council votes down Killona landfill expansion
July 05, 2007 at 8:37 am
St. Charles Parish council members voted against expanding a landfill in Killona at their July 2 meeting.
|In the News
July 05, 2007 at 8:34 am
A box filled with a skull and some other skeletal remains that was brought to the attention of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office was not an immediate cause for concern according to Sheriff’s spokesperson Capt. Pat Yoes.
|Suspected robber nabbed at crime scene
July 05, 2007 at 8:33 am
A trip back to the scene of a robbery he allegedly committed two weeks earlier at a Boutte gas station landed a Houma man in jail according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Legislators secure $4 million for west bank levee
July 05, 2007 at 8:32 am
Representative Gary Smith told the Herald-Guide they were able to secure $4 million for construction of a levee on the west bank side of the parish which currently has no protection from hurricanes and has been footing the bill on their own in an effort to build one.
|Luling man accuses contractor of fraud, misuse of funds
June 28, 2007 at 2:35 pm
As St. Charles Parish resident and native Andy Rougeou and his wife Toni look upon what they say was once a beautiful home on 3 West Levert Dr. in Willowdale subdivision, he wonders if it will ever be close to what it once was.
|Women pin down intruder
June 28, 2007 at 2:33 pm
A St. Rose man was arrested and charged with aggravated burglary and sexual battery after he snuck into a Bonura Drive home and allegedly touched two women inappropriately while they slept.
|Man’s body found in river
June 28, 2007 at 2:32 pm
A missing Houma inmate’s body was discovered in the Mississippi River near the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling, according to the St. Charles parish Sheriff’s Office.
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Retired Army general threatens parish protest - 2398 views
Retired U.S. Army Lt. General Russel Honoré is front and center in the brewing discussion over how to handle toxic emissions he says were released throughout the month of June from the IMTT facility in St. Rose.