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River Region Chamber backs SCP Schools in vote
March 14, 2007 at 4:52 pm
The St. Charles Parish School System is asking the voters of St. Charles Parish to approve a renewal of two (2) millages on March 31, 2007.

Airport expansion into parish on hold
March 14, 2007 at 4:51 pm
Seeking to focus more on restructuring Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner, Interim Airport Director Sean Hunter said there are no immediate plans for expansion into St. Charles Parish.

Insects fear Doug Hanson, left, and James Dufrene of SCP’s mosquito control office. Parish SMACKDOWN on icky mosquitoes
March 14, 2007 at 4:48 pm
St. Charles Parish is taking aim at pesky mosquitoes this year with special bug-gobbling fish and new high-tech sprayers.

Facelifts for St. Rose & Mimosa schools
March 14, 2007 at 4:47 pm
Two structural additions were approved Monday night by the St. Charles Parish School Board’s Capital Improvement Committee, both jobs to be completed by Murray Architect.

RIPPED OFF: Audie Matherne & family. Con artist ‘scams’ families for $50Gs
March 14, 2007 at 4:32 pm
A man who goes by the name “Mr. Giggles” left a St. Charles Parish couple frowning after he allegedly ripped them off for $5,000.

Acting Lifestyles and Sports Editor Heather R. Breaux, seated, shares a witty comment with intern Megan Waters. Editors earn more than interns, less than publishers. How does YOUR salary stack up? Read our story and find out. WHAT PARISH PEOPLE EARN
March 07, 2007 at 3:31 pm
Editor’s note: Hourly and annual salaries listed below are averages for all occupations from CEO to secretary - and everything in between. Data is provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for the “Metropolitan Statistical Area” of St. Charles Parish, Kenner, Metairie & New Orleans. This is Part 2 in a fascinating 2-part series that you’ll find only in the Herald-Guide.

17 students shaken up in SCP school bus accident
March 07, 2007 at 2:57 pm
A man driving a pick-up truck plowed into the back of a St. Charles Parish school bus injuring 17 children, the school bus driver, and himself.

VIPs
March 07, 2007 at 2:54 pm
Abbey Mack has been named managing attorney of Crescent Title’s new River Parishes office in Destrehan.

Keep Louisiana Beautiful ...
March 07, 2007 at 2:51 pm
The volunteer group Keep Louisiana Beautiful is sponsoring its third annual anti-litter campaign weekend March 8 - 10, called “Zero Tolerance For Litter.” The effort is expected to send a strong message from enforcement agencies that litterbugs will be actively pursued and fined.

Top 20 states for tornadoes ... in March, Louisiana’s No. 10
March 07, 2007 at 2:48 pm
The VorTek weather-analysis company has named the Top 20 most tornado-prone states for the month of March - and Louisiana is smack No. 10.

Man charged with 8th DWI
March 07, 2007 at 2:47 pm
A 45-year old Des Allemands man booked in St. Charles Parish for his 8th DWI can add attempted bribery of an officer to the charges filed against him, according to police reports.

Chris Tregre joins race for parish president Chris Tregre joins race for parish president
March 07, 2007 at 2:44 pm
Chris Tregre's concerns that residents living in St. Charles Parish have no levee protection and properties being reassessed in 2008 will burden homeowners with soaring tax rates, convinced him that he should join the race for parish president.

PhD wants Jindal’s job
March 07, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Psychologist and mother-of-seven Gilda Werner Reed, Ph.D. has formally announcing her candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives, First Congressional District of Louisiana.

Grade A: SCP schools rank 6th in state
March 07, 2007 at 2:36 pm
District Performance Scores for Louisiana public schools were released Monday, with St. Charles Parish Schools ranked sixth out of 50 public school districts, a slight increase over last year's rankings.

Hospital addition ahead of schedule
March 07, 2007 at 2:34 pm
After a two year planning process and unexpected delays caused by Hurricane Katrina, the St. Charles Parish Hospital is on pace to open a $24 million addition slightly ahead of schedule in January of 2008.

20 FREE TV channels beat cable, satellite
March 07, 2007 at 2:32 pm
St. Charles Parish residents can get 20 to 25 TV channels on their home TVs for free - a price that beats the pants off monthly fees for cable and satellite services - with a special antenna available in discount department and electronics stores for $30.

BusinessFest and Health Fair - fun for the family & lots of free stuff
March 07, 2007 at 2:31 pm
“Showcasing St. Charles Parish” is the theme of this year's St. Charles Business Association's BusinessFest and Health Fair.

Kenner contractor jailed on $90G bond after $500G fraud bust
March 07, 2007 at 2:14 pm
The Louisiana State Attorney’s General Office has arrested Dana Abboud, owner of AB Coastal Construction, Inc., on:

Former HHS star scoresTD in NFL debut
Former HHS star scoresTD in NFL debut
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How about the opening NFL game in the career of former Hahnville High School and LSU running back Alfred Blue?