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Cops: Gal ran up big shopping bill in another woman’s name
May 23, 2007 at 12:19 pm
A Luling woman was arrested by Louisiana State Police and charged with three counts of identity theft after allegedly charging several items from a television-shopping channel in another woman’s name.

Armed robbers arrested in Boutte after car chase
May 23, 2007 at 12:17 pm
Two LaPlace men were arrested and charged with armed robbery after holding up two Hahnville men at gunpoint, according to reports from the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Schools choose firms to help them recover after a disaster
May 23, 2007 at 12:04 pm
When FEMA asked the St. Charles Parish School board to develop a plan that would help them “expedite recovery” following a natural disaster, members responded by voting to accept proposals for emergency construction and restoration services. And the winners are: Frickey Brothers Construction and Quality Wholesale and Janitorial Supply.

Lawmen killed in the line of duty are remembered in emotional ceremony
May 23, 2007 at 12:03 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office held its annual memorial service at the courthouse for law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

HHS report card: school ‘shows progress’
May 23, 2007 at 12:00 pm
In her “school report card” for Hahnville High, principal Barbara Fuselier stressed how attendance affects students scores for better and for worse - and also the need for a solution to the dropout problem.

Council puts brakes on Norco speed limit changes
May 23, 2007 at 11:57 am
St. Charles Parish Council members agreed to table two proposals at a regular bi-monthly meeting - an ordinance to decrease speed limits in Norco, and a proposal to give a company permission to expand a landfill in Killona.

Day care costing you too much? State can help
May 16, 2007 at 3:03 pm
Some Louisiana families can get assistance with the cost of child care through programs administered by the state, according to LSU AgCenter child care associate Cheri Gioe.

Pinuccia Paraboni, leader, and Marco Trozzi enjoy crawfish at Judge Edward Dufresne’s camp. Now THAT’S Italian! SCP Rotary Club hosts Group Study Exchange from ‘the old country’
May 16, 2007 at 2:24 pm
The first woman to be a Group Study Exchange leader from Italy arrived in St. Charles Parish earlier this month with four others to be hosted by local Rotarians.

State bans sale of Chinese food with ANTIBIOTICS in it
May 16, 2007 at 2:14 pm
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is adding China to the list of countries that must test seafood for a banned substance before it can be sold in Louisiana, Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Bob Odom said Friday.

Help cops find fugitive who killed New Sarpy man
May 16, 2007 at 2:13 pm
A New Sarpy man was shot and killed on Mother’s Day in LaPlace and police are still searching for a suspect, according to the St. John Sheriff’s Office.

$3.2M port-security grant will make Louisiana safer
May 16, 2007 at 1:55 pm
U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon has announced that ports in south Louisiana would receive over $3.2 million in federal grants to assist with improving port security.

VIPS
May 16, 2007 at 1:48 pm
Army Pvt. Andre Arceneaux has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of LeRoy Arceneaux of Norco. Arceneaux is a 2005 graduate of Destrehan High School.

ROTC units pick up $500 checks from Rotary ROTC units pick up $500 checks from Rotary
May 16, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Three area high school ROTC units were presented with $500 checks by St. Charles Rotary Club.

SCP Hospital’s awards banquet for volunteers
May 16, 2007 at 1:45 pm
St. Charles Parish Hospital hosted an awards banquet for members of its staff of volunteers in order to express the hospital’s appreciation.

SCP Schools STRUT THEIR STUFF at national excellence convention
May 16, 2007 at 1:41 pm
St. Charles Parish Schools were featured in the National School Boards Association's Walk of Excellence at the NSBA's 67th Annual Conference in San Francisco.

Sheriff’s K-9 specialist named TOP DOG in DC awards ceremony Sheriff’s K-9 specialist named TOP DOG in DC awards ceremony
May 16, 2007 at 1:39 pm
St. Charles Sheriff's canine specialist Sgt. Paul Finn was named the 2006 United States Marshals Service Law Enforcement Officer of the Year at the Director's Awards Ceremony held in Washington, DC.

In the news
May 16, 2007 at 1:02 pm
Other newspapers are now reporting that SCP schools could be the first in the state to put heart-starting defibrillators in every school from kindergartens through high schools.

Off to college? Start now for financial aid
May 16, 2007 at 1:01 pm
The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance announced today that processing of new applicants for Tuition Opportunity Program for Students scholarship awards for the 2007-2008 academic year has begun.

Police: 2 busted selling liquid marijuana out  of Luling store
Police: 2 busted selling liquid marijuana out of Luling store
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The owner and business manager of a convenience store in Luling were both arrested for selling synthetic liquid marijuana that is ingested using electronic cigarettes, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.