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Norco woman robbed
August 24, 2006 at 2:15 pm
A 30-year-old Norco woman was robbed Aug. 16 while retrieving belongings out of her vehicle at 41 Barreca St., Norco.

U.S. Representative Charlie Melancon address local issues at the St. Charles Operatons site for Dow Chemical. Dow invities U.S. Representative to luncheon
August 24, 2006 at 2:07 pm
On Aug. 18 the St. Charles Operations site for Dow Chemical hosted a noon meeting featuring commentary by 3rd District U.S. Representative Charlie Melancon.

Displaced thugs cause havoc in Red Church
August 24, 2006 at 1:48 pm
Meadows Drive, which is lined with Section 8 housing and criminal activity, has become a source of fear, crime and intimidation for the residents of Red Church subdivision, in particular, residents of Longview Drive who share back yards with the homes on Meadows Drive.

Hearing set for Luling doctor
August 24, 2006 at 1:45 pm
An Aug. 25 hearing has been set for David Sampognaro, 45, a Luling doctor who was indicted by the St. Charles Parish Grand Jury on March 29 for 21 counts of possession of child pornography.

Unrestrained child seriously injured in vehicle crash
August 24, 2006 at 1:42 pm
On Mon., Aug. 21, at 7:48 p.m., the Louisiana State Police investigated a serious injury crash on U.S. 90 near Willowdale Dr., at milepost 241.8.

MARK GAUTHREAU, 44, Gonzales Gonzales man booked for shooting Spillway anglers
August 24, 2006 at 1:24 pm
Mark Gauthreau, 44, of 42298 N. Wood St., Gonzales, was arrested and charged with two counts of first degree attempted murder and hate crimes on Aug. 21 after he allegedly shot and wounded two Hispanic men from Texas.

Property owners may get tax relief
August 24, 2006 at 1:21 pm
A vote by the St. Charles Parish Council will determine whether or not to reduce the millage rates on current property taxes by 0.47 mills.

BRANDON NAQUIN, 18, Waggaman (left) and RYAN HEBERT, 17, Waggaman (right) Burglars nabbed on Lakewood Drive
August 24, 2006 at 1:09 pm
Two Waggaman men were arrested by deputy David Hitzman, in the early morning hours on Monday, Aug. 21.

St. Charles Parish Schools give parents a little organizational help
August 17, 2006 at 11:19 am
Parents with children enrolled in St. Charles Parish Public Schools know that the first week of school can be an exciting time for both students and parents.

Carl Lewis, 25, New Sarpy Repeat offender arrested for animal cruelty
August 17, 2006 at 11:16 am
After repeat offences for animal cruelty, Carl Lewis, 25, of 835 E. Macadoo St., New Sarpy, was arrested and charged with animal cruelty on Aug. 10.

Deadline to register to vote is Aug. 30
August 17, 2006 at 11:15 am
Deadline for voter registration is Aug. 30 at the registrar of voters office in the courthouse in Hahnville. The open primary election for the St. Charles Parish school board and U. S. Congressmen will be held on Sept. 30, and the general election for both is scheduled for Nov. 7. Constitutional amendments will also be voted upon.

Jogger greeted by naked man
August 17, 2006 at 11:14 am
A 44 year-old Norco woman was unexpectedly greeted by a naked man on Spruce St., Norco.

Public School overhaul websites
August 17, 2006 at 11:12 am
Public schools in St. Charles Parish are in the mist of another exciting first week of a brand new school year. If you're a parent or student in the parish, chances are you have noticed a change in the district's website and the websites for individual public schools within the parish.

Congressman Bobby Jindal gets an earful from Cable Executive Steve Sawyer at last Wednesday’s Rotary meeting at Occasion’s Restaurant. Seen in the background are Kristi Brocato, Rotary President and Kim Allen, Communications Director in Congressman Jindal Jindal gives Rotary Club words to live by
August 17, 2006 at 11:09 am
Congressman Bobby Jindal gave St. Charles Parish Rotarians and their guests words of wisdom at last Wednesday’s Rotary meeting. He told the group that Louisiana and our nation as a whole should think about the right changes in government. His observations to the group were to the point and practical.

Carriage Lane, a long time source of frustration for local residents, is burdened with blighted apartment buildings and over-grown grass. Neighborhood eyesore
August 17, 2006 at 11:05 am
Residents of Ormond subdivision and neighboring streets know all too well the problem with trash, overgrown grass and irresponsible landlords that line the streets of Carriage Lane.

It doesn't take a hurricane to cause serious flood damage It doesn't take a hurricane to cause serious flood damage
August 10, 2006 at 11:58 am
Louisiana residents naturally think of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita when considering how they can protect their homes against wind-driven rain and flooding.

LSU AgCenter offers tips for a successful school year LSU AgCenter offers tips for a successful school year
August 10, 2006 at 11:56 am
The end of summer is quickly approaching, and the new school year is close at hand.

Lindsey Jeffers,23, Paradis Local arrested for fraudulent prescriptions
August 10, 2006 at 11:53 am
On Aug. 4, Lindsey Jeffers, 23, of 15212 U.S. 90, Paradis, was arrested on a warrant that was issued for three counts of writing a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance for a fictitious person.

Sheriff’s Office still searching for body of Hahnville grad who jumped off bridge
Sheriff’s Office still searching for body of Hahnville grad who jumped off bridge
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is still looking for the body of a man who jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling early Sunday morning.