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Breaux family ... Family copes with tragic loss by starting scholarship fund
March 21, 2007 at 1:40 pm
On a Sunday afternoon, Denise Breaux was excited to be traveling with her six-year -old daughter to see her first musical concert featuring her favorite singer Hillary Duff, in Baton Rouge - two hours later the event turned tragic.

Sheriff says daytime burglaries connected
March 21, 2007 at 1:38 pm
Two suspects believed to be behind a recent string of daylight robberies in St. Charles have been arrested.

Parish President Albert Laque and council members. SCP Council approves building permit fees
March 21, 2007 at 1:34 pm
St. Charles Parish Council approved a proposal to set permanment fees for residential and commercial building projects.



Parish gears up for bus line
March 14, 2007 at 5:33 pm
As St. Charles Parish nears the reality of a largely federally funded mass transit system that would run throughout the parish and into the farthest reaches of St. John, concerned residents have been asking what will happen in three years when the federal money allocated runs out?

Unemployment at 4.6 percent
March 14, 2007 at 5:28 pm
The January seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment for Louisiana was estimated at 1,892,800, an increase of 82,700 jobs since January 2006, the Louisiana Department of Labor announced.

Have we got 4-H Club news for you ...
March 14, 2007 at 5:26 pm
Food drive and sewing camp top the list of activities these guys are involved in

Spirit Happenings
March 14, 2007 at 5:23 pm
LIVING WAY OF THE CROSS

LULING - Holy Family 9th and 10th grade students will present the Living Way of the Cross on Friday, March 16 at 6:30 pm at Holy Family Church. Walk with Jesus to his Crucifixion during this 45-minute meditation.

Absentee voting and polling places ...
March 14, 2007 at 5:13 pm
March 31 is an important day for the St. Charles School Board.

VIPs
March 14, 2007 at 5:07 pm
Danielle Simon has been named Employee of the Month at St. Charles Parish Hospital. She is a supervisor in the Health Information Department and has worked at the hospital since 2001.

Free dental clinic set to open in a few weeks
March 14, 2007 at 5:06 pm
The St. Charles Parish Community Health Center will open a dental clinic in June.

Man hurt in fall off St. Patrick’s float
March 14, 2007 at 5:02 pm
A 19 year old was listed in critical condition at University Hospital after he fell from a float in a St. Patrick's Day parade.

Summertime means gator-time for parish
March 14, 2007 at 5:00 pm
In any other part of the country it may sound odd to find a fully grown alligator catching a tan on someone’s front lawn, but in St. Charles Parish, it simply means summer is around the corner and alligator nuisance officer Kenny Schmill has work to do.

Deputy’s hit-and-run horror ends on high note: he’s O.K.
March 14, 2007 at 4:59 pm
A Luling man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder of a police officer after his run in with a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy last Wednesday in which the man tried to run the officer over with his car.

Child with leukemia needs your help
March 14, 2007 at 4:55 pm
Ten-year-old Angel Gordon, a student at St. Rose Elementary School, was diagnosed with leukemia in January.

New teacher education program at River Parishes CC up for approval
March 14, 2007 at 4:54 pm
The River Parishes Community College in Sorrento is set to offer an Associate of Science in Teacher Education Degree if the program meets approval by the State Board of Regents, according to a press release from the RPCC.

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.

Brazen St. Rose break-in may be linked to Destrehan home invasion
Brazen St. Rose break-in may be linked to Destrehan home invasion
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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.