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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 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.

This KKK picture was part of an incendiary unsigned flyer sent out to Killona residents. 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

DRUG COURT: graduates look forward to a second chance at life
August 02, 2007 at 5:16 pm
Eight people in St. Charles Parish are getting a second chance at living a clean, drug-free life. They graduated from Drug Court on July 25, after spending the last year and a half in the parish rehabilitation program.

IT’S OFFICIAL: Brian Champagne sworn in as registrar of voters
August 02, 2007 at 5:14 pm
Brian Champagne, a graduate of Nicholls State University and lifelong Luling resident was sworn into the Registrar of Voters position on July 26, at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse in Hahnville.

Burglars bust through roof but steal nothing from the Luling Pit Stop
August 02, 2007 at 5:09 pm
On the morning of July 23, when store manager Connie Gainer arrived at the Luling Pit Stop, she found someone had broken into the Hwy 90 convenience store.

Gunmen force their way into DA home looking for drugs
August 02, 2007 at 5:08 pm
Two Des Allemands residents were robbed at gunpoint July 19, and the unknown assailants were looking for drugs that they believed the couple had in somewhere in their home.

St. Rose man charged with electricity theft
August 02, 2007 at 5:07 pm
Franz Archundia, 33 of 136 Eisenhower St., Lot 9, in St. Rose was arrested July 25 after an Entergy employee, Kirk Derokey discovered tampering of Archundia’s electrical box.

Shoppers can save big bucks on tax free weekend
August 02, 2007 at 5:05 pm
St. Charles Parish, in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Revenue, announces the 2007 Sales Tax Holiday, which will be from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 3, through 12 midnight on Saturday, August 4.

Law enforcement officers and seniors discuss crime prevention Law enforcement officers and seniors discuss crime prevention
July 25, 2007 at 3:05 pm
Members of SALT (seniors and lawmen working together) met to discuss crime prevention and how to keep the eldest members of the parish informed about safety programs available to them.

Mystery plane lands in cane field Mystery plane lands in cane field
July 25, 2007 at 3:02 pm
A Cessna 150 E airplane owned by John Devaull of Wildwood, Fl made an emergency landing on July 15 in the sugarcane field across from RK Smith Middle School in Luling. Attempts to contact Mr. Devaull were unsuccessful.

Delapidated house in Ama. Abandoned cars and houses an eyesore in Ama
July 25, 2007 at 2:46 pm
Ama residents want delapidated houses and abandoned junk cars cleared from the community.

In the news
July 25, 2007 at 2:37 pm
St. Charles Parish council voted eight to one to allow Entergy Louisiana's Little Gypsy power plant in Montz to store open-air solid fuel on the site.

Lifestyles

Applications due soon for Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship
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Honoring our veterans
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Cajun-Creole restaurant will open in Luling in former Sailfish location
Cajun-Creole restaurant will open in Luling in former Sailfish location
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A Cajun-Creole hybrid restaurant will soon offer up hearty portions of red beans and rice, white beans and catfish and seafood platters in Luling.