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Contractor charged with bilking local resident after hurricanes
January 09, 2008 at 9:29 am
A St. John the Baptist Parish contractor is being sued for damaged condominiums he built for Hurricane Katrina victims in Orleans Parish, and is also fighting claims from some residents that he kept their deposit money without even building their homes.

HHS teacher makes documentary about explosion that killed 36 HHS teacher makes documentary about explosion that killed 36
January 09, 2008 at 9:29 am
Shedding much needed light on Louisiana's biggest tragedies is becoming somewhat of a specialty for Hahnville High School broadcast teacher Royd Anderson.

Numerous Christmas trees have already been dropped off at the West Bank Bridge Park. Parish residents have until Jan. 11 to drop off the trees at either the West or East Bank Bridge Parks or residents may leave them by the curb in front of their homes on Parish Christmas trees begin journey to wetlands
January 09, 2008 at 9:28 am
For the 18th consecutive year, the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources/Coastal Engineering Division will collect Christmas trees to help stop erosion of the state's wetlands.

St. Pierre announces his staff
January 09, 2008 at 9:24 am
St. Charles Parish, President-elect, V. J. St. Pierre names the following men and women to make up his administration:

St. Pierre's remarks over the line? St. Pierre's remarks over the line?
January 08, 2008 at 11:41 am
V.J. St. Pierre may only be in the infant stages of his parish presidency, but he is already facing controversy over some jokes he told at Albert Laque's retirement party.

'America's Most Wanted' fugitive dies from injuries sustained during suicide attempt
January 07, 2008 at 9:16 am
Ronald Lee Moore, one of “America’s Most Wanted” fugitives, died over the weekend from injuries he sustained after he hung himself in his jail cell on Jan. 2.

'America's Most Wanted' fugitive attempts suicide
January 03, 2008 at 3:23 pm
Ronald Lee Moore, one of “America’s Most Wanted” fugitives, who was captured by a St. Charles Parish deputy on Christmas Eve, tried to hang himself at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center on Jan. 2.

New lawsuit filed against the parish
January 02, 2008 at 3:15 pm
A councilman elect and an attorney have joined forces and filed a lawsuit against St. Charles Parish over the $27.4 million dollar bond issue that would bring hurricane levee protection to the West Bank.

Epilepsy counselor to visit area schools
January 02, 2008 at 3:10 pm
Kelly Aprill, a counselor for the Epilepsy Foundation of Louisiana, will be visiting elementary school classrooms in St. Charles Parish this January to educate teachers in the area about recognizing the signs of the illness.

'America’s Most Wanted' fugitive captured by parish deputy
January 02, 2008 at 3:03 pm
A convicted burglar and suspected rapist, who was one of America's Most Wanted Fugitives, was arrested on Ormond Boulevard after an alert sheriff's deputy interrupted the man during a home burglary.

Residents can forget early tax refund
January 02, 2008 at 2:57 pm
Residents that are expecting an early tax refund won't be able to get it.

St. Rose man robbed at gunpoint while heading to apartment
January 02, 2008 at 10:55 am
The holiday season did not get off to a good start for a 34-year-old St. Rose man, who was robbed at gunpoint as he headed towards his apartment just three days before Christmas.

UWSC changes strategy towards long-term success
January 02, 2008 at 10:52 am
With a new year comes new resolutions, and the United Way of St. Charles is taking full advantage of that fact by turning their community improvement strategy from short term success to long term improvement.

St. Pierre fills almost all of his staff positions
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
A boost in applications a week before the Dec. 26 deadline gave St. Charles Parish President-elect V.J. St. Pierre plenty of choices when it came to filling 11 of his top staff positions.

Legendary restaurant still being discovered
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
The famous 2,000 pound root beer mug lies on its side, relegated to an unnoticeable location on the far side of an Ormond Blvd. shopping center.

No go for Valero zone money because of executive order No go for Valero zone money because of executive order
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
Valero announced a $1.4 billion dollar expansion, but the company won't be able to use Go-Zone bond money.

2011 deadline for East Bank levee 2011 deadline for East Bank levee
January 02, 2008 at 9:45 am
Marti Lucore, project manager for the Lake Pontchartrain/St. Charles Hurricane Protection Project, says the East Bank levee will be complete by June 2011.

Top 10 intriguing Clontz headlines
December 26, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Derek Clontz, former editor for the Herald-Guide, worked with the National Enquirer Magazine for 20 years. And although readers complained about Clontz once he became a part of the newspaper, calling his headlines racy and outrageous, some people loved the changes.

Former DHS QB ruled ineligible for 2015 season
Former DHS QB ruled ineligible for 2015 season
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Former Destrehan quarterback Marquise Darensbourg transferred to East St. John in February but was recently ruled ineligible to play for the 2015-16 season by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.

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