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Housing complaints, article cause residents’ eviction
October 04, 2007 at 7:07 am
Shawane Chopin got evicted from her sub-standard home in the Paul Frederick community after she complained about the poor conditions her family was forced to live in.

Students prepare for ACT
September 27, 2007 at 8:25 am
St. Charles Parish high school students are gearing up for ACT testing in the hopes of getting top scores to secure free college money from the state's scholastic and scholarship programs.

Love bugs good for parish
September 27, 2007 at 8:23 am
There is not doubt that love bugs can be annoying insects.

School employees get raises
September 27, 2007 at 8:22 am
The parish school board's decision to "roll up" the millage will pay off for school employees, who will all receive significant raises after the board approved the measure in last week's meeting.

Norco woman still remembers horrific Manchac bridge collapse Norco woman still remembers horrific Manchac bridge collapse
September 27, 2007 at 8:19 am
Norco resident Roxanna Colon is still haunted by the day she and her stepfather survived the Manchac bridge collapse, which occurred more than 31 years ago

J.B. Martin raises money for Leukemia J.B. Martin raises money for Leukemia
September 27, 2007 at 8:16 am
Students and teachers at J. B. Martin Middle School in Paradis recently held a "Jeans Day" to raise more than $430 for the Louisiana Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Students produce own sports show
September 27, 2007 at 8:07 am
While most of their classmates are sitting in desks and counting down the time until their next break, a handful of students from both Hahnville and Destrehan are busy putting on their own TV show.

Club using cell phones to correct vision
September 27, 2007 at 8:02 am
Because of the constant changes in cell phone technology, many users are forced to continually upgrade their phones, leaving several unused units scattered throughout St. Charles Parish.

Ethel Schoeffner students reap the benefits of successful program Ethel Schoeffner students reap the benefits of successful program
September 27, 2007 at 7:59 am
Destrehan's Ethel Schoeffner Elementary is one of five schools in St. Charles Parish that scored an exemplary rating according to the Louisiana Department of Education's accountability system for the 2006 to 2007 school year.

Detective injured during Luling purse-snatching
September 27, 2007 at 7:58 am
St. Charles Parish Sheriff's detective Renee Kinler was injured after trying to arrest a purse snatcher.

As long as  Willie Whitehead has the outstanding debt and lien against Brookshire, lots can't be purchased. The parish debt is a result of inspection fees and  the project’s contractor is owed  money. More subdivision delays in Hahnville
September 20, 2007 at 9:22 am
Brookshire Subdivision, located in Hahnville and spearheaded by former New Orleans Saints football player Willie Whitehead , has not come to fruition after three years of planning. Now, Whitehead owes St. Charles Parish and the projects' contractor money.

“Meet the Candidates” was filled more with candidates and their supporters than undecided voters. “Meet the Candidates” fails to draw much interest from public voters
September 20, 2007 at 9:17 am
The tables were lined with literature, the candidates were pacing the room, and their supporters were making their way around the LaMaison Magnolia Reception Hall.

Erin Smith and Jaranea Gordon students at Southern University in Baton Rouge, are the 2007 recipients of the Martin Luther King Jr., Commemorative Scholarship.  The students received the award at a banquet held Sept. 15, at the John L.Dorsey Multipurpose Organization awards scholarships to SU students, parish natives
September 20, 2007 at 9:07 am
The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Organization of St. Charles Parish hosted its 18th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Sept. 15, at the John L. Dorsey, Multipurpose Center.

Dow-sponsored tourney raises over $34,000 Dow-sponsored tourney raises over $34,000
September 20, 2007 at 9:02 am
By Tommy Faucheux

Dow St. Charles Operations recently raised over $34,000 for United Way of St. Charles at its sixth annual United Way Golf Tournament. The event was held at Willowdale Country Club on Sept. 10.

VIPs VIPs
September 20, 2007 at 8:59 am
River Parishes Hospital welcomes Charlotte Dupré as the Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Dupré joins us from Eunice, La where she most recently served as CEO of Acadian Medical Center, a newly constructed 50 bed facility owned by Lifepoint Hospitals, Inc.

Colette Lottinger poses for a picture wearing her alligator outfit. Memoirs of an alligator
September 20, 2007 at 8:57 am
It was, I think 1981 when I first became “the alligator” at West St. Charles Rotary Club’s Alligator Festival.

Teachers design plans to improve test scores
September 20, 2007 at 8:53 am
Parish schools are counting on new learning methods to improve student’s test scores in 2007.

White House offers to lower cost share for levee projects
September 20, 2007 at 8:52 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Louisiana would have to pay about a billion dollars less than first feared under a White House funding scheme for proposed levee and pump work in southeast Louisiana, the state's congressional delegation said Wednesday.

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Bonnet Carre’ Spillway overflows
Bonnet Carre’ Spillway overflows
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With the Mississippi River flush with the high waters of the Red River and heavy northern rains, Bonnet Carre’ Spillway Road was quickly flooded and closed.