April 11, 2007 at 12:53 pm
Come on down to the 2007 United Way 5K Bridge Run
|Groundbreaking for church Katrina could not vanquish
April 11, 2007 at 12:28 pm
Easter Sunday was cold, wet and dreary this year, but if the winds of Hurricane Katrina couldn't break the resolve of the congregation of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Ama, neither could a little rain when it came time to break ground for the site of their new place of worship.
|Senator Vitter promises levee help
April 11, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Levee improvements were a hot topic when U.S. Sen. David Vitter hosted a "town hall meeting" attended by residents and public officials at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse in Hahnville on April 9.
|Montz power plant’s $1 billion expansion
April 11, 2007 at 12:23 pm
Entergy Louisiana is set to build a $1 billion generating unit at the "Little Gypsy" power plant in Montz, a project that will create 500 construction jobs in the short term, 35 plant jobs in the long term - and save customers a staggering $4 billion in monthly billings over the next 30 years, company officials say.
|In the News
April 11, 2007 at 12:18 pm
How the Bonne Carre Spillway helps raise hurricane levees
The Bonnet Carre Spillway’s primary purpose is to defend New Orleans against Mississippi River flooding. But it also plays a little-known and “dirty” role in hurricane defense.
|St. Charles Parish nets grant to help needy families
April 11, 2007 at 12:10 pm
In the ongoing effort to help needy citizens of St. Charles parish, a $35,234 grant has been awarded for emergency food and shelter needs, according to Timothy J. Vial, Chairman of the Local Emergency Food and Shelter Board.
|King of the road - Gators cruise the parish
April 04, 2007 at 2:19 pm
For a couple of minutes on a summer-warm Wednesday afternoon in Boutte, this 8-foot gator ruled Hwy 90, backing up traffic while he made an unsteady, stop-and-go crossing from one marshy spot to another.
|Need Help? Dial 2-1-1
April 04, 2007 at 1:58 pm
We are all familiar with the 9-1-1- emergency phone system, but dialing 2-1-1 quickly links residents to a connected, integrated, state wide system of free community services.
|Keeping parish kids on the straight & narrow
April 04, 2007 at 1:55 pm
A Boutte couple and a friend who is studying to become a pastor are working hard to keep parish kids active in sports - and out of trouble.
|No car? Need a ride? The United Way’s ‘limo service’ can help you
April 04, 2007 at 1:51 pm
St. Charles Parish residents had no taxicabs, city buses or any other kind of public transportation before Hurricane Katrina.
|SCP needs flood of cash to protect citizens from storm
April 04, 2007 at 1:48 pm
St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque won’t take no for an answer when it comes getting the money needed to complete the work on the levees before hurricane season starts this year.
|St. Charles Parish redesigned from public safety to housing
April 04, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Louisiana Speaks has helped guide many plans in the works specifically to make St. Charles safer and help it develop including:
|In the news
April 04, 2007 at 1:37 pm
St. Charles Parish Council filled the vacancy of Registrar of Voters at its April 2, meeting.
|Schools boss Rodney Lafon is NOT running for parish prez
April 04, 2007 at 1:35 pm
Rumors are flying that St. Charles Parish Superintendent of schools Dr. Rodney Lafon, (right), is retiring from that position so he can run for the office of parish president to replace Albert Laque when his term expires later this year.
|Herald-Guide’s Heather R. Breaux named Editor of Lifestyles & Sports
April 04, 2007 at 1:30 pm
Last summer, St. Charles Parish resident Heather R. Breaux joined the staff at the Herald-Guide as a rookie reporter fresh out of college - and eight months later - she is working her way to the top and has been named Lifestyles and Sports Editor.
|Bicentennial celebration: a party 200 years in the making
April 04, 2007 at 1:23 pm
Even with the looming threat of showers, the crowds came out to witness the St. Charles Parish Bicentennial celebration at the courthouse in Hahnville.
|Valero funds bus upgrades for SC Parish
April 04, 2007 at 1:22 pm
At least 26 St. Charles Parish school buses are are going to retrofitted with special filters that will help them meet higher emission standards thanks to a special grant from Valero St. Charles Refinery.
|$70M gas plant brings 315 jobs to SC Parish
April 04, 2007 at 1:20 pm
A $70 million bio-gas company that is expected to generate 300 temporary construction jobs and 15 full-time industrial positions for St. Charles Parish is scheduled to open in Taft in Dec. 2008, a company spokesman says.
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Brazen St. Rose break-in may be linked to Destrehan home invasion - 1785 views
Police are searching for a man who attempted to break into a St. Rose home and could also be involved in a Destrehan home invasion that took place the week before.