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UWSC names top donaters
March 12, 2008 at 11:03 am
The United Way of St. Charles completed another successful annual campaign, raising $2,378,034.35 thanks to the help of local industry and businesses, and the support of the community.

Destrehan man returns state trooper’s semi- automatic rifle
March 12, 2008 at 11:02 am
A 51-year-old Destrehan man returned a rifle he found on the side of I-10 after the weapon fell out of the trunk of a state trooper’s vehicle.

School board searches for new carrier due to high costs
March 12, 2008 at 11:01 am
In what John “Jay” Robichaux says could be the “biggest decision” the school board will make since he has been a member, the insurance committee has begun looking at other healthcare providers as possible alternatives to UnitedHealthcare.

Home invasions on the rise across nation, but crimes can be prevented
March 12, 2008 at 11:00 am
Home Invasions may be the scariest of all crimes for a person to face, not just because they may lose precious valuables in their home, but because the robbers want you to be home when they break in.

St. Pierre, council  share priority projects with D.C. St. Pierre, council share priority projects with D.C.
March 12, 2008 at 9:56 am
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the council traveled to the NACO conference in Washington, D.C. last week on a mission to enhance St. Charles Parish and share their priority projects with Senators Mary Landrieu and David Vitter, along with Rep. Charlie Melancon.

Take a Hike FEMA Take a Hike FEMA
March 12, 2008 at 9:39 am
Residents living in St. Rose want FEMA trailers that were permitted after Hurricane Katrina to be removed from their community.

Patrick Spencer’s map shows all of the stops he has made so far on his 167 day journey. Footprints of Faith
March 12, 2008 at 9:39 am
Getting fired from a job can be a traumatic experience for almost anybody.

New West Bank park unveiled
March 12, 2008 at 9:39 am
The St. Charles Parish Recreation Department will hold a public meeting to discuss plans for a park slated for the South Lakewood, Willowridge and Willowdale communities.

Developer plans to build affordable housing in Ama
March 05, 2008 at 3:47 pm
A developer is waiting for a moratorium to be lifted in Ama this August so he can begin building affordable homes.

Students meet virtual employers
March 05, 2008 at 3:28 pm
ITT Technical Institute in St. Rose hosted career day and students had an opportunity to interact with 28 prospective employers and three virtual companies. Students were able to fill out applications and learn about the company's history through the virtual employers that attended.

Design already in place for park in Willowridge, Lakewood Design already in place for park in Willowridge, Lakewood
March 05, 2008 at 3:23 pm
There are many places for kids to play in St. Charles Parish, but the Luling subdivisions of Lakewood and Willowridge aren’t one of them, even though both subdivisions have a very healthy population of school-aged children.

Armed robbers wait around for deputies
March 05, 2008 at 2:04 pm
A Boutte resident was struck with a weapon several times during a home invasion in which men ransacked her home searching for money.

Business ‘Simply Sweet’ for new Boutte bakery
March 05, 2008 at 1:56 pm
For most businesses, there is a long grace period before the owner or owners begin to see a noticeable return on their investment.

Construction spending falls to lowest level in 5 years
March 05, 2008 at 1:54 pm
Residential construction spending continued to fall across the nation last month, which was the 21st consecutive monthly decline, putting that spending level at its lowest mark since September of 2003.

Flood heights could rise
March 05, 2008 at 9:53 am
Residents in St. Charles Parish will soon find out if the Federal Emergency Management Agency will change the base flood elevations for the area.

Company says it has the solution for Airline deaths Company says it has the solution for Airline deaths
March 05, 2008 at 9:53 am
Nucor Steel Marion Corporation says they know exactly how to end deadly car crashes on Airline Highway (U.S. 61) in St. Charles Parish.

Grocery costs skyrocket due to gas, corn prices
March 05, 2008 at 9:53 am
High gas prices may seem like they only affect a person's vehicle, but the increase is also causing havoc on everyday items that most residents need to survive.

Davis Pond Diversion pumping at full force
March 05, 2008 at 9:52 am
A recent test run of the Davis Pond Diversion Project proved that the structure and ponding area can now accommodate the large capacity of river water it was designed to, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Movie credits  cap stalls studio expansion in St. Charles Parish
Movie credits cap stalls studio expansion in St. Charles Parish
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A multi-million-dollar expansion planned at Quixote Studios in St. Rose is on hold indefinitely while the film industry sorts out bills Gov. Bobby Jindal signed last week capping tax credits that has lured hundreds of film productions to Louisiana.

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