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Mystery plane lands in cane field Mystery plane lands in cane field
July 25, 2007 at 3:02 pm
A Cessna 150 E airplane owned by John Devaull of Wildwood, Fl made an emergency landing on July 15 in the sugarcane field across from RK Smith Middle School in Luling. Attempts to contact Mr. Devaull were unsuccessful.

RELIGION IN THE NEWS
July 25, 2007 at 3:00 pm
When to Let Go? Medicine's Top Dilemma

Hospitals are grappling with ethical decisions about the end of life as medical advances increasingly enable doctors to extend the lives of the terminally ill. - Reuters

Pope Benedict XVI urges an end to all wars, calling them “useless”
July 25, 2007 at 2:59 pm
By TRISHA THOMAS

Associated Press Writer

LORENZAGO DI CADORE, Italy (AP) _ Pope Benedict XVI called Sunday for an end to all wars, describing them as ``useless slaughters'' that bring hell to Earth.

Two measures would help protect us
July 25, 2007 at 2:57 pm
So much attention is paid to the need for levees these days that the best means of hurricane protection are almost forgotten.

Gambling revenue may not be permanent
July 25, 2007 at 2:55 pm
Louisiana may be in more trouble in the years ahead financially after the Legislature passed a record budget this past year. Some of the money that paid for it was increased state income from the gambling business when gamblers in the state lost $3.06 billion during the 2005-06 fiscal year, according to an Associated Press report by Alan Sayre.

First Preseason game- Aug 11
July 25, 2007 at 2:53 pm
Of all the preseason games in the run-up to the GOP nomination, none is more crucial than the Iowa Straw Poll.

Recovery czar wants to turn New Orleans East into a fish farm
July 25, 2007 at 2:51 pm
In a published news story, the Recovery Czar of New Orleans, Dr. Ed Blakely, made what I thought was a ridiculous suggestion for economic development in New Orleans.

Get ready with this candidate questionnaire
July 25, 2007 at 2:49 pm
Whether we like it or not, election season is here. Yard signs and billboards are popping up all over the landscape, and a few early television commercials are airing, with smiling-faced candidates saying little about issues but trying to convince us that they deserve our trust, support—and money.

Delapidated house in Ama. Abandoned cars and houses an eyesore in Ama
July 25, 2007 at 2:46 pm
Ama residents want delapidated houses and abandoned junk cars cleared from the community.

What's Happening
July 25, 2007 at 2:41 pm
Send your events to Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com.

In the news
July 25, 2007 at 2:37 pm
St. Charles Parish council voted eight to one to allow Entergy Louisiana's Little Gypsy power plant in Montz to store open-air solid fuel on the site.

Ama RV park owner forced to close after violating temporary ban Ama RV park owner forced to close after violating temporary ban
July 25, 2007 at 2:28 pm
Ama RV park owner, Ritchie Stanley, must have 33 trailers removed from his property within 30 days following a cease and desist order placed on the property July 24 by the planning and zoning department.

Changing the face of Killona Changing the face of Killona
July 25, 2007 at 2:24 pm
The hot weather and muggy temperatures didn’t stop Killona residents from hosting a community back to school drive Sunday, July 22.

Woman, charged with stabbing husband, pepper sprayed by deputy
July 25, 2007 at 2:22 pm
A Boutte woman was arrested and charged with aggravated battery after she stabbed her ex-husband in the chest with an ink pen and struck him several times, official reports said.

Flood map of St. Charles Parish. Tab Troxler warns residents: get flood insurance
July 25, 2007 at 2:19 pm
St. Charles Parish Council members listened intently to a presentation by the director of the emergency operations center about the number of residents and business owners in the parish, without flood insurance at its Monday night meeting.

Sweet! Two locals are Honeybees
July 25, 2007 at 2:19 pm
Two local women were picked to be Honeybees for the New Orleans Hornets 2007-2008 basketball season.

Softball team places in Babe Ruth tourney
July 25, 2007 at 2:11 pm
WAY TO GO. The St. Charles 12-U All-Stars finished 3rd in the Babe Ruth Softball State Tournament.

Dig it! Dig it!
July 25, 2007 at 2:08 pm
DIG IT. The Sacred Heart Volleyball team attended camp in July at St. Joan of Arc in LaPlace to improve their skills.

New site connects job seekers with thousands  of open positions
New site connects job seekers with thousands of open positions
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A new online job connection program that seeks to match the skill set of job seekers with the needs of potential employers is expected to be a great help to St. Charles Parish residents and local industry alike.