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Volunteers needed to help abused children
February 27, 2008 at 1:04 pm
Abused children in St. Charles Parish need someone to speak up for them, and by volunteering to serve as a court appointed advocate, members of the community will get that chance.

Family sees opportunity as a ‘sign’ to fundraise
February 27, 2008 at 1:02 pm
A lot has changed for Lori Templet since she began selling Christmas signs with a picture of the nativity and a message that read “This House Believes.”

Joe Medina works on resoleing a shoe. Besides, serving as a cobbler, Medina also offers several shoe supplies. Lost art -- Cobbler makes living for almost 40 years
February 27, 2008 at 1:00 pm
When you first step inside Joe Medina’s cobbler shop on Paul Maillard Road in Luling, it’s as though you’ve gone back in time to a place where the stitching and resoleing of shoes was big business.

TV segments to highlight local issues, keep public in the loop
February 27, 2008 at 9:39 am
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre may not have wanted the parish's committee meetings on TV, but he is hoping that the medium will help him accomplish a goal he made upon taking office.

Contract probe deepens
February 27, 2008 at 9:39 am
The parish has hired an engineering firm to examine all of their contracts to help determine if the firms that received them were the most qualified.

Sheriff’s Office sends one of their own to top FBI post
February 20, 2008 at 12:45 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has had one of their members named as president of the Louisiana Chapter FBI National Academy Associates.

Early voting begins Saturday
February 20, 2008 at 12:40 pm
Early voting begins on Feb. 23 for the 1st Congressional Party Primary and will be the first chance voters get to fill Gov. Bobby Jindal's vacated seat.

25-year-old opening trendy boutique in Luling
February 20, 2008 at 12:37 pm
At 25, most people have gingerly stepped foot into the workplace and are gradually easing into what is often referred to as the “real world”

Avoid high power bills by exposing meter
February 20, 2008 at 12:36 pm
If Entergy customers don't want to have their bills averaged out, they need to make sure that their meters are in a location where the reader can get to it.

Council plans to redesign website
February 20, 2008 at 11:41 am
Plans to upgrade parish computers and the parish web page took top priority at the St. Charles Parish council meeting on Monday night.

Unplanned Pregnancy?
February 20, 2008 at 11:26 am
A tragedy in New Sarpy left an infant dead and the St. Charles Parish community stunned, struggling to understand the tragic loss and how something like that could happen here or anywhere.

Destrehan robberies could be connected
February 20, 2008 at 10:00 am
A 29-year-old St. Rose man, who was arrested for robbing the Express Cleaners on Jan. 17, could have taken part in a pair of similar crimes that took place in Destrehan during that same week.

Council seeks local residents to help award huge contracts
February 20, 2008 at 9:18 am
A plan to change the structure of a board that helps the council decide which firm is the best company to win million dollar parish contracts received approval from the council at its legislative committee meeting Monday night.

Fire set at HHS
February 20, 2008 at 9:18 am
A fire set in the boy's bathroom in a building at Hahnville High School forced the administration to evacuate more than 1,200 students. The fire started in what students and faculty refer to as the ‘purple building.'

Baloney cleared of most charges Baloney cleared of most charges
February 20, 2008 at 9:18 am
A man charged with snatching someone's purse at the CVS Pharmacy in Boutte and then entering the FEMA trailer of a man and assaulting him just days before the purse snatching incident had all charges dismissed, except for one - battery of a police officer.

CWS owes parish big
February 20, 2008 at 9:18 am
St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan is upset with the way Coastal Waste Services is treating its customers, and he's not going to take it anymore.

Woman shares her abuse experience with area teens Woman shares her abuse experience with area teens
February 13, 2008 at 4:26 pm
Alicia Kozak, Ameri-Corps Vista representative for the United Way of St. Charles Parish, teaches teen girls and guys how to identify the signs that they're in an abusive relationship.

Rep. Smith helping Jindal with state ethics reform
February 13, 2008 at 4:21 pm
Ethics reform is a promise that Governor Bobby Jindal made to everyone in the state during his election campaign.

Outdoor extravaganza will draw hundreds of kids to Norco
Outdoor extravaganza will draw hundreds of kids to Norco
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The goal is to put a duck call (pink or camo) and a fishing pole – anything that’s not electronic - in every little hand Saturday at the first annual St. Charles Greenwing Day and Chili Cookoff.

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