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West Nile virus found in Destrehan mosquito sample

A mosquito sample from Destrehan tested positive for the West Nile virus and parish residents are urged to protect themselves against bites by wearing light-colored clothing and long sleeves and pants.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Parish DA inducted into justice hall of fame

St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel, who has served in his post for 31 years, was recently inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame.
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August 10, 2009 at 9:05 am
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Sheriff turns builder over to attorney general

Construction on a new 39,000 square-foot law enforcement complex should begin this month after Sheriff Greg Champagne signed a contract with Aegis Construction Company, who submitted the second-lowest bid for the project.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:04 am
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‘Fishing for Frankie’ Aug. 8 at Pier 90

AVONDALE - A benefit fishing tournament for Luling resident Frankie Champange, who is battling lung cancer, will be held on Aug. 8 at Pier 90 located at 10093 Highway 90 in Avondale.

Entry fees are $100 per boat - 2 persons per boat. There will be an optional $10 big bass pot that will pay back 100 percent.

Check in is from 4:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. Weigh in is at noon.
Registration is continuous through the day of the tournament. The payout will be 50 percent of the profit made, the other 50 percent will be donated to the Champagne family.

The number of entries will determine the number of pay-out places. All entries will also be entered to win door prizes on the day of the tournament.

Entry forms are available at Outcast Marine in Des Allemands, First National Bank in Boutte and Norco, Majoria’s in Boutte, Roussel’s Hunting and Fishing in LaPlace, Outdoor Express in Paradis and at Pier 90.
For more information, call Audrey Raziano at 985-758-8411 or 985-703-0135 or araziano@aol.com; April Sellers at 504-756-7020 or prilay@cox.net; or George - Harbor Master - at 985-665-7839.
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August 08, 2009 at 8:42 am
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Airline Drive now open after truck fire

Firefighters took on a truck fire early Wednesday that closed Airline Drive near Almedia Road. The road was reopened an hour later, but closed again at around 5 p.m. so that workers could clean up oil that had spilled from the truck.Read More...
August 06, 2009 at 8:46 am
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Airline Highway near Almedia Road closed

The St. Charles Parish EOC reports that Airline Highway near Almedia Road in St. Rose is closed entirely due to a vehicle fire.Read More...
August 05, 2009 at 9:43 am
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Time to plan Night Out Against Crime parties

ST. CHARLES PARISH - On Tuesday, Aug. 4 neighborhoods throughout St. Charles Parish are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 26th annual National Night Out Against Crime/Drug Prevention event.

National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by Sheriff Greg Champagne and the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support and participation in local anti-crime efforts, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community relations and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

This year’s theme is “Giving Crime & Drugs A Going Away Party.” From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 4, homeowners, apartment dwellers and businesses are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights for security and spend the evening with their neighbors and police outdoors demonstrating solidarity against crime.

National Night Out is an ideal opportunity for citizens and law enforcement nationwide to form powerful partnerships in the fight for a safer America. On August 4th, millions will join forces to Give Crime & Drugs A Going Away Party.

If your neighborhood is planning a Night Out Party, please call Susie Gauthier at 985-783-1355 to register.Read More...
August 04, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Future of crime fighting

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has chosen a builder for their new 39,000 square-foot law enforcement complex, Sheriff Greg Champagne said. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Tax holiday a boon to businesses

Furniture, school supplies, hurricane protection items and even alcohol and tobacco products are just a few of the many items that will be available tax free next weekend after the Parish Council, the School Board and the state suspended their sales taxes.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:54 am
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50 set to sue Dow

Fifty residents that say they were exposed to ethyl acrylate fumes after a leak at Dow have retained the legal services of New Orleans attorney Frank D’Amico, Jr. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:54 am
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Arrest, seizure of getaway car appear to stop rash of break-ins

Nine vehicles in the Willowdale, Willowridge and Lakewood Drive area were broken into last weekend, which continued a string of car burglaries that began in May but increased in June and July.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:54 am
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Survey shows independant voters taking a second look

Presidential campaigns are in some respects like a gruesome war. Large, well-financed armies of partisans slug it out in battles designed to rally their voters into action and to drive down the favorable impressions of the opposing candidate. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:40 am
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Is Time Magazine confirming Catholic teaching on marriage?

By Christopher West

There has been less chatter in the Catholic press than I had expected about Time magazine’s July 13 cover story. Above a wedding cake with plastic bride and groom sinking below the icing, the headline read: “Unfaithfully Yours - Infidelity is eroding our most sacred institution. How to make marriage matter again.” Inside, the five-page piece by Caitlin Flanagan was titled “Why Marriage Matters.”Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:39 am
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‘White Noise’ could help end our racial problems

Pres. Barrack Obama tried to quell the racial uproar he helped create over the arrest of a black Harvard professor. He had said police “acted stupidly” when they arrested Henry Louis Gates Jr. for breaking into his own house.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:37 am
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Hands-on expertise nets DHS prestigious award

Destrehan High School students are being prepared for their future more than ever before, with unique classes that teach them to design blueprints, create videos and weld at a level that would qualify them for a job right out of school.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:36 am
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Bollinger Shipyards will remain in St. Rose

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. (BSI) and Sealy & Company announced the execution of a long-term deal to extend its lease for 9,959 square feet of office space in the One James Park Office Building in James Business Park, located in St. Charles Parish. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:35 am
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Valedictorian Grieshop heads Destrehan Class of 2016
Valedictorian Grieshop heads Destrehan Class of 2016
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After being named Louisiana's 12th grade Student of the Year, it seemed extremely likely Cole Grieshop would be named Destrehan High School's Valedictorian. That honor was made official this week, Grieshop earning the top distinction for the Class of 2016.