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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.

Pick up your copy of our graduation issue at news stands round the parish. A SENIOR MOMENT 562 graduate in SC Parish
May 16, 2007 at 12:57 pm
Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools will graduate 562 seniors this week as the school year comes to an end in St. Charles Parish.

YMCA program manager Lou Johnson welcomes everyone to the new facility. YMCA set to open doors in Luling just weeks from now
May 16, 2007 at 12:55 pm
The River Parishes YMCA will open in June, offering youth activities for St. Charles Parish middle school and high school students.

$44M in upgrades for SCP student athletes
May 16, 2007 at 12:53 pm
The St. Charles Parish School board has released a master plan for the final two phases of an estimated $44 million revamping of the school’s athletic facilities.

Man, 37, killed in motorcycle crash
May 09, 2007 at 1:18 pm
Louisiana State Troopers investigated a fatal accident in Boutte on the afternoon of May 6. According to Troop B Spokesman Joseph Piglia.

Free medical & dental help for HOMELESS VETS
May 09, 2007 at 1:16 pm
Homeless veterans from throughout Louisiana are being invited to Hammond to participate in “Stand Down 2007,” Louisiana’s first statewide event to provide them with medical and social services.

Board may equip EVERY SCHOOL with a heart-startin’ defibrillator
May 09, 2007 at 1:15 pm
The St. Charles Parish School Board may become the first in Louisiana to put a heart-starting defibrillator in each of its schools in case somebody has a heart attack.

Destrehan’s Baby Caroline home after near drowning
May 09, 2007 at 1:11 pm
Baby Caroline Detillier received a surprise welcome from St. Charles Borromeo Students on May 3 upon her return home from the hospital after nearly drowning four days earlier in a friend’s swimming pool.

St. Rose family has lit the way for Santa Claus for last 24 years
St. Rose family has lit the way for Santa Claus for last 24 years
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Glen Nelson was 16 years old when he first got the idea to build a bonfire for the holidays. At that time, it was supposed to be a small bonfire in the backyard for Halloween.