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Unusual approach to spring break Unusual approach to spring break
April 02, 2008 at 5:27 pm
Teenagers enjoyed spring break in many ways all across St. Charles Parish, but one group of involved Hahnville High School students spent time doing community service work.

Parish divorce rates soar since Katrina
April 02, 2008 at 5:21 pm
Many relationships couldn't endure the wrath of Hurricane Katrina, and parish counselor and relationship therapist Kathleen McGraw says since the storm divorce has been steadily increasing parishwide.

Sheriff’s Office still searching for armed and dangerous man
April 02, 2008 at 12:57 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's office has captured a wanted man charged with second degree murder, but is still searching for another man they consider armed and dangerous.

Woman saved from flasher by observant neighbor
April 02, 2008 at 12:53 pm
Some cities act as magnets for certain people.

The robots pushed 44-inch balls around a huge track to get points during the Bayou Regional Competitions. HHS students design, build own robot to take on world
April 02, 2008 at 11:40 am
Though it may have seemed out of the question even five years ago, several students at Hahnville High School got the chance to battle other schools from around the country with a robot they created in only five weeks.

Preacher orders church to stay away
April 02, 2008 at 9:16 am
Reverend DeVairr B. Mollaire, pastor of Ama’s Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, filed a temporary restraining order against his own church, saying that he was asked to step down as pastor without grounds for his dismissal.

Rathborne Park, shown above, will have a walking path around the park perimeter, fitness stations with benches, two baseball fields, a soccer/flag football field, a sand volleyball court, a mini basketball court, a playground area, pavilions with picnic t Here comes the park
April 02, 2008 at 9:16 am
The St. Charles Parish Recreation Department released the plans for a new Willowridge/Lakewood park during a public meeting at Lakewood Elementary School.

Rain ruins festival Rain ruins festival
April 02, 2008 at 9:16 am
Just like the survivors the event honors, Relay For Life will go on despite a delay caused by unforeseen events.

Gas prices are expected to rise above $4 a gallon this summer, making it more important than ever to increase a vehicle’s gas mileage. With gas prices set to rise above $4 a gallon, get some bang for your buck
April 02, 2008 at 9:16 am
Though many people now consider the price of gas outrageous, just wait until the summer when consumers could be paying an extra $10 to $20 per fill-up.

Former sheriff wants public pools back
April 02, 2008 at 9:15 am
A former sheriff and Hahnville resident wants the parish to consider opening public swimming facilities for families living on both sides of the river.

Drainage study planned to rid parish of street flooding
March 26, 2008 at 3:16 pm
Sam Scholle, director of public works and wastewater, plans to redo a master drainage study of St. Charles Parish this year because the one currently in place is seriously outdated. Scholle says flooding in subdivisions needs to be corrected and it's a problem that's decades old.

Friendly Cuts owner Amanda Cameron has found success since opening her own salon five years ago. Stylist cuts into competition by updating Luling salon
March 26, 2008 at 2:36 pm
When Amanda Cameron of Des Allemands had her fill of working as a hair stylist on someone else’s clock and managing other people’s salons, she decided to take matters into her own hands and start a business.

Program lets families save money by building own home
March 26, 2008 at 1:43 pm
Families in St. Charles Parish are finding out that the cheapest way to move into a new home may just be by building it themselves.

Auditor: Cochran broke law Auditor: Cochran broke law
March 26, 2008 at 9:17 am
Ronald Dawson, the certified public accountant who conducted an audit of the St. Rose Fire Station in 2006, says that Councilman and Fire Chief Larry Cochran broke a state law by allowing his mother to live at the station.

Council ‘intelligent’ enough to award contracts without board approval
March 26, 2008 at 9:17 am
St. Charles Parish officials and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre are looking at a plan that would do away with the Quality Based Selection Review Board, a group of professionals from outside the parish that determine which engineering and architectural firms get contracts.

Echoes of the past brought into the present Echoes of the past brought into the present
March 26, 2008 at 9:17 am
Chef Ed Rhinehart keeps a diary loaded with the tidbits and food recipes that have helped him become a local star in the Louisiana culinary scene. Little did he know that journal marks he made seven years ago would in fact turn into a prophecy of sorts.

Parish may hire inmates to help fill labor needs Parish may hire inmates to help fill labor needs
March 26, 2008 at 9:16 am
A shortage of workers is greatly impacting the amount of parish projects that are completed on time. That's why Sam Scholle, director of the parish's public works and wastewater department, along with Parish President V.J. St.

Parish air too dirty
March 26, 2008 at 9:16 am
The federal government has announced that the air in St. Charles Parish, as well as in 345 other counties and parishes across the nation, is too dirty to breathe, putting residents at risk for heart and asthma attacks.

Sports

Jordan did Mavericks wrong
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In memory of a star
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SCP residents will see new water and sewer rates
SCP residents will see new water and sewer rates
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The St. Charles Parish Council approved restructuring water and sewer fees for 2015-18.