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Analysis: Insurance race has hefty issues for coast, but very few solutions
September 27, 2006 at 2:35 pm
BATON ROUGE -- In separate interviews this week, The St. Charles Herald-Guide asked the front-running Republican candidates for insurance commissioner what they would specifically do about the scarcity of home insurance in coastal Louisiana, the perceived ineffectiveness of the Insurance Rating Commission and the fledgling Citizens Property Insurance Corporation.

Companies partner for largest motion picture pact in Louisiana history
September 27, 2006 at 2:24 pm
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) SEPT. 14 -Sam Nazarian's Los Angeles based Element Films and New Orleans based LIFT Films are partnering in a new motion picture production financing agreement with the potential total production outlay to exceed $200 million in the state of Louisiana.

Unlocked vehicles pose as easy burglary targets
September 27, 2006 at 2:04 pm
On Sept. 19, Sheriff Greg Champagne issued a crime alert via email to all citizens urging them to be wary of a rash of automobile break-ins that occurred on Destrehan’s Ormond Meadows Drive.

Father Deogratias Ekisa with Rotary President Kirsti Brocato at the Alligator Festival. Africa's Father Deo in SC Parish seeking your help
September 27, 2006 at 1:56 pm
Uganda's big-hearted Father Deogratias Ekisa said all three Sunday Masses at Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling on Sunday. When I found out he had nothing scheduled between noon and his 6 p.m Mass, I asked him if he would like to try some alligator at the St. Charles' Rotary Club’s Alligator Festival.

Battle for the Paddle arrives
September 27, 2006 at 1:41 pm
The United Way of St. Charles will hold their annual jambalaya and gumbo cook-off on Thur., Oct. 5 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

Are our school buses too hot for kids?
September 27, 2006 at 11:58 am
On Wed., Sept. 30, the St. Charles Parish School Board voted on a resolution regarding the possibility of installing air conditioners on all of the parish’s school buses.

Parish President Albert Laque cuts the ribbon unveiling the new mobile medical unit. From left are: Yvonne Gaspard-Board of Directors of STCCHC, Gretchen Helmstetter, CFO STCCHC, Bishop Otis Kenner and Robert Hickman- Board of Directors of STCCHC, James C Mobile Medical Unit unveiled at St. Charles Community Health Center
September 27, 2006 at 11:49 am
The St. Charles Community Health Center displayed a new mobile medical unit to serve the New Orleans and Jefferson Parish region.

St. Charles Parish vanishes from U.S. map
September 27, 2006 at 11:37 am
By the way, did you know that we're not on the continent?

Indonesia reports possible human-to-human transmission of Avian influenza
September 20, 2006 at 1:28 pm
The Ministry of Health in Indonesia has reported a possible case of human-to-human transmission of avian influenza.

We win! Parish schools get national recognition; super kids, great teachers team for 'A' rating
September 20, 2006 at 1:21 pm
BATON ROUGE -- Local officials have been touting the fact for years and it's well-known on the state level as well, and now the school system in St. Charles Parish has been recognized on a national stage.

No speedy answer for new home businesses
September 20, 2006 at 1:14 pm
The main topic for the St. Charles Parish Council meeting at the courthouse on Monday was a proposal by Parish President Albert Laque's administration to amend the approval process and operational regulations for home occupations.

Luling’s Peter Church fights off swarming love bugs last weekend Love is in the air?
September 20, 2006 at 1:10 pm
Pesky love bugs were so thick in St. Charles Parish before cooler weather rolled in that drivers were seen busily cleaning their windshields at gas stations.

Rodney Smith, 39, St. Rose Outrageous: Pit bulls found starving, scarred and wounded, say cops
September 20, 2006 at 1:03 pm
On Sept. 11, officers for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Rodney Smith with two counts of cruelty to animals on a warrant that was issued in late August.

N.O. woman slugs parent at Hahnville football game
September 20, 2006 at 12:59 pm
A 19-year-old New Orleans woman was arrested following Hahnville's 34-28 victory over O. Perry Walker.

John Tyler, 28, Des Allemands was the sixth person arrested and charged with child pornography this year. As with all arrests, those charged are innocent until proved guilty. Child pornography arrests raise question: ‘Are parish kids safe?’
September 20, 2006 at 12:47 pm
A wave of child-pornography arrests in St. Charles Parish raises worrisome questions about the link between the obscene material and the sexual abuse of children, and concerned parents want to know: “Are our children safe?”

‘Zydeco Joeaux’ strumming a few sounds at the St. Charles Parish Alligator Festival. Rotary Club rolls out the red carpet for 'King of the Swamp'
September 20, 2006 at 12:38 pm
The St. Charles Parish Rotary Club is excited to get things under way for the 27th Annual Alligator Festival, scheduled to start Thurs., Sept. 21 at 6 p.m.

OUCH! St. Rose teen faces 96 years in prison for theft of cologne & CDs, say cops
September 20, 2006 at 12:33 pm
A St. Rose man could face up to 96 years in jail if convicted of simple burglary.

New Sarpy man shot dead
September 20, 2006 at 12:29 pm
According to the St. Charles Sheriff’s Office, the parish’s first homicide this year took place on Sun., Sept. 17 at 10: 30 p.m.

Hahnville suffers tough loss in triple overtime
Hahnville suffers tough loss in triple overtime
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The Hahnville Tigers left everything they had out on the field, but it was not enough to overcome the Rummel Raiders in a triple overtime loss.