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Schools honor Week of the Young Child Schools honor Week of the Young Child
May 21, 2008 at 6:29 pm
Banners created by children from the east bank of St. Charles Parish went on display at the New Sarpy, St. Rose and Destrehan libraries in May to celebrate the Week of the Young Child.

Sheriff's Reports
May 21, 2008 at 4:36 pm
Arrests
•Lawrence Brooks, 29, of 209 Hawthorn Dr. in Luling was arrested on May 13 and charged with aggravated assault.

Maybe someday we’ll eliminate income taxes
May 21, 2008 at 4:35 pm
So Gov. Bobby Jindal got some credit - - and some blame - - for supporting and opposing tax cuts in the current legislative session. He at first opposed cutting the Stelly bill income tax increase but then capitulated and supported it when legislators were considering eliminating all state income taxes.

Parish hopping with activity
May 21, 2008 at 4:33 pm
By Renee Allemand
I'd like to thank everyone who has contacted my office to offer suggestions for the parish's new Web site. You want the site to be informative and constantly updated during emergencies. Those things are and have been in our plans.

Activities on tap for youth this summer
May 21, 2008 at 4:31 pm
Parents need the support of summer camps to keep their children busy all summer, especially if the alternative is to leave them home alone.

State to offer hurricane items tax-free on May 24-25
May 21, 2008 at 4:30 pm
Louisiana residents can purchase needed items free of sales tax as they prepare for the 2008 hurricane season.

Police track, arrest mom and pop burglar in Florida
May 21, 2008 at 4:29 pm
The long arm of the law finally caught up to Metairie resident and suspected burglar Nicholas P. Banta.

Men on ATVs lead police on high-speed chase through traffic
May 21, 2008 at 4:28 pm
Two men traveling on a pair ATVs led sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase through River Road traffic, reaching speeds of 80 mph as they evaded officers.

Parents cashing in on children’s clothes Parents cashing in on children’s clothes
May 21, 2008 at 4:27 pm
If you can barely close the door on your children’s closets because it’s stuffed to the max with clothes they have grown out of, then making a stop at Luling’s Hopscotch Consignment shop could be well worth it.

Bids too high for DHS improvement project Bids too high for DHS improvement project
May 21, 2008 at 4:24 pm
Destrehan High School may have to scrap plans for a covered basketball court after the lowest bid for the school's athletic facility relocation and improvement project came in at close to 30 percent above budget.

Hahnville High School golf player signs with Nicholls Hahnville High School golf player signs with Nicholls
May 21, 2008 at 1:42 pm
Congratulations to Hahnville High School senior, Werlien Prosperie, III, who signed a golf scholarship with Nicholls State University.

Vipers wipe out the competition at Paradis soccer tournament Vipers wipe out the competition at Paradis soccer tournament
May 21, 2008 at 1:41 pm
The Division 1, U-12 St. Charles Parish Vipers recently won the Plantation Cup Soccer Tournament held in Paradis.

Local boys compete in the 6th Annual St. Matthew Fishing Rodeo Local boys compete in the 6th Annual St. Matthew Fishing Rodeo
May 21, 2008 at 1:39 pm
Two local boys competed in the 6th Annual St. Matthew Fishing Rodeo May 16-17.

Little league baseball team starts season with 4-2 record Little league baseball team starts season with 4-2 record
May 21, 2008 at 1:37 pm
West St. Charles Little League’s 15-16 year old Rebels have begun the 2008 baseball season with a 4-2 record playing against teams from Baker and Amite, Louisiana.

Hahnville High School athletes receive merits for a job well done Hahnville High School athletes receive merits for a job well done
May 21, 2008 at 1:35 pm
Hahnville High School recently held an athletic awards ceremony in the auditorium for underclassmen who participated in the winter and spring sports.

St. Charles Cyclones defend title by winning division in state match up St. Charles Cyclones defend title by winning division in state match up
May 21, 2008 at 1:34 pm
The U-19 St. Charles Cyclones have successfully defended their 2007 state championship title by winning the 2008 Louisiana Divison 1 U-19 championship played in Alexandria last month.

BUZZ WORTHY BUZZ WORTHY
May 21, 2008 at 1:32 pm
The loud buzz that rocked the New Orleans Arena for the first two rounds of the NBA playoffs now sounds more like a distant hum.

Public encouraged to support Challenger baseball
May 21, 2008 at 1:32 pm
LULING - All baseball games need an audience, and St. Charles Parish is encouraging the public to attend upcoming Challenger baseball games, which give mentally and physically challenged youth a chance to play.

Fire destroys Ormond  family home
Fire destroys Ormond family home
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As flames engulfed Ray Tyree’s home of 20 years in Destrehan last Thursday all he could think about was the fire consuming their precious memories until he realized there were people gathering all around.

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