|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.
|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.
July 25, 2007 at 2:41 pm
Send your events to Heather R. Breaux at email@example.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
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
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.
|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.
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.
|Sign up TODAY for adult softball league
July 25, 2007 at 1:43 pm
We are just weeks away from the St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation's 2007 adult softball season and it is time for all of us to get organized.
|Grab your rod & reel
July 25, 2007 at 1:41 pm
The Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo will be held this year from July 26 through 28.
July 25, 2007 at 1:33 pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries added big exotic cats to the list of Potentially Dangerous Quadrupeds and Non-Human Primates on June 20.
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Young QB leads Destrehan to blowout win over Helen Cox - 1008 views
In only his second game as a starter, Destrehan sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg threw two touchdowns and ran for another in the first half of the Wildcats’ 48-7 win over Helen Cox on Friday.