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•William B. Powe Jr., 56, of 612 Oak St. in Norco, was arrested on May 11 and charged with registration of a sex offender (given false information).Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:39 am

Education reform strong this session

Although the state budget crisis has dominated most of the discussion this legislative session, bills are making their way through the process - - namely education reform legislation-that would keep Louisiana in the forefront nationally regarding innovative ideas and meaningful reform.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:38 am

Dead zone fromfertilizer still there

We’ve heard and read so much recently about the oil spill at the British Petroleum well in the Gulf of Mexico that we have forgotten all about another problem along the coast of Louisiana. It is the dead zone produced by fertilizers from farms in the mid-west floating down the Mississippi River.
They deprive our fish of the oxygen needed to live.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:37 am

Three things will restore and protect coast

saWe’ve pointed out many times in the past few decades there are three things needed to protect and restore the Louisiana coast. They are restoration of the barrier islands, diversion of fresh river water into the wetlands and pumping sediment from the bottom of the river into the wetlands.
May 21, 2010 at 9:36 am

Authorities step up patrols of parish railroad crossings

Louisiana State Troopers joined forces with law enforcement agencies throughout southeast Louisiana in an effort to educate residents about railroad safety.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:35 am

Parish will pick up lunch tab for children, teens this summer

Once again, St. Charles Parish is shelling out the dough to make sure children and teens 18 years and under receive a free, piping-hot meal for lunch during the summer.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:33 am

Davis Pond opened to full capacity to combat oil spill

The Davis Pond diversion was opened to full capacity last week in an attempt to minimize the impact of oil on the marshes and estuaries in the northern Barataria Basin, but there is still no plan to open the Bonnet Carre Spillway.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:32 am

Pedestrian run over in Des Allemands

A 62-year-old man was killed after he was struck by a dump truck while trying to cross Highway 90 in Des Allemands, according to the Louisiana State Police.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:32 am

From HHS student to principal, long journey ends for Gonzales

It is the end of an era for the St. Charles Parish school system.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:31 am

Ball fields, indoor gym part of $3.1 million plan to upgrade Montz park

The St. Charles Parish Council has hired an engineering firm to make improvements to Montz park that will initially include ball fields with covered dugouts.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:29 am

Man killed in Hwy. 90 wreck

A 73-year-old Metairie man was killed after his vehicle crossed the median on Highway 90 in Mozella and ran into a tractor trailer, according to the Louisiana State Police.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:23 am

Woman stabbed at Norco party

An 18-year-old New Sarpy woman was arrested for cutting a 4-inch gash across the face of another 18-year-old from St. Rose, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:21 am

Civic group president booked with stealing funds

The president of two civic associations in Montz was arrested for the second time on May 14 and charged with theft from the organizations.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:21 am

Tigers focus on the little things in spring game against Rummel

When Hahnville takes the field Thursday night for their spring game against Rummel, Tiger head man Lou Valdin will be completely focused on the field and not the score board.Read More...
May 20, 2010 at 12:44 pm

Destrehan’s fast-paced offense impresses against H.L. Bourgeois

Destrehan man-handled H.L. Bourgeois in their spring game on May 14, getting four scores from their offense while limiting the Braves to only one. But while the defense put up a good performance, Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux really liked what he saw from his offense.Read More...
May 20, 2010 at 10:37 am

HHS graduate, LSU All-American nets sac-a-laits in Salvador

One year ago, I fell out of my boat onto a dock and tore my rotator cuff in my left shoulder.
May 20, 2010 at 10:31 am

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Volunteers prep 94-year-old  schoolhouse for museum in Des Allemands
Volunteers prep 94-year-old schoolhouse for museum in Des Allemands
In a single pull, Roy Lunk yanked off crumbling paneling in the 93-year-old schoolhouse and revealed still solid cypress tongue and groove paneling beneath it.