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St. Pierre: lobbyist on hold until after presidential election

Although the decision was removed from consideration at Monday night’s council meeting, St. Charles Parish President V. J. St. Pierre still plans to hire a lobbying firm. He just wants to wait until after the presidential election.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 6:14 pm
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Environmental groups oppose Entergy’s bid for coal power plant

Four separate groups of environmentalists met with St. Charles Parish Entergy spokesman Doug Rhodes on Sept. 23, to request that the company change its plans to convert its Little Gypsy plant to coal power.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 6:08 pm
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Council chairman says no to equal representation on Library Board

A plan to select residents from each district in the parish to sit on the library board won't get the support of the library's ex-officio member and Council Chairman Dennis Nuss. Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 6:05 pm
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Parish has delayed reaction to Ike surge

Multiple mini-basins delayed water from reaching several areas in St. Charles Parish for days after high winds from Hurricane Ike first roared through the area, according to Tab Troxler, the parish's Emergency Operations Center director.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 11:03 am
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69 teams battle it out for coveted paddle

The United Way of St. Charles is kicking off its 2008-09 campaign by giving residents the chance to get their fill of the best gumbo and jambalaya in the parish for only $5.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 11:01 am
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Neighbor says house has bat infestation, needs to be torn down

The 2,700-square-foot Willowridge eyesore that’s towered over Tupelo Court residents for years could soon face its demolition day.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 9:11 am
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West Jeff takes on Ochsner

St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO Fred Martinez seemed shocked to learn that the chief administrator of West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero wants a chance to present a proposal to parish officials before an agreement to partner with Ochsner Health System is finalized. Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 9:11 am
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Director wants employees safe from changes in administration

Kendall Stall, director of Information Services Technology for St. Charles Parish, wants his four employees to be given civil service employment status instead of being appointed by the parish president. Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 9:11 am
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No parking during games?

Councilwoman-at-large Carolyn Schexnaydre plans to reintroduce an ordinance next month that failed to get enough votes and was not supported by the council last week.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 9:11 am
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Complaints litter debris pickup

St. Charles Parish has received numerous complaints from residents that their yards were damaged during the debris pickup process, according to Renee Allemand, the parish's public information officer. St. Charles Parish has received numerous complaints from residents that their yards were damaged during the debris pickup process, according to Renee Allemand, the parish's public information officer. Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 8:55 am
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Spillway Road repairs underway

Work to repair the Spillway Road finally got underway last week after Hurricanes Gustav and Ike delayed the project, with the road set to be complete by mid-October or early November depending on weather conditions.Read More...
September 30, 2008 at 1:37 pm
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See all the action from Friday night's games

The Herald-Guide will now post more than a hundred photos from all home games right after they are over.Read More...
September 26, 2008 at 10:35 pm
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Registered voters rise steadily over last year

The number of registered voters has increased steadily in St. Charles Parish since last year. Registrar of Voters Brian Champagne believes that voter registration drives conducted at different areas in the parish are the reason for the spike in the numbers.
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September 24, 2008 at 7:33 pm
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Good deals can be found at sheriff’s sale, but so can risks

Each week the St. Charles Herald-Guide publishes properties that are currently up for bid at auction in the sheriff’s sales section of the newspaper.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:12 am
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Get your gator on

Hurricanes Gustav and Ike did their best to wreak havoc on St. Charles Parish, but they couldn't keep the Alligator Festival down. Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 8:44 am
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Boutte man charged in assisted suicide

A 55-year-old Boutte man was arrested for allegedly giving his girlfriend a gun to commit suicide and then waiting 45 minutes before calling the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office after she shot herself.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 8:44 am
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Longtime clerk of court dies
Longtime clerk of court dies
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Longtime St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court Charles Oubre passed away Tuesday morning at the age of 86.