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Unplanned Pregnancy?
February 20, 2008 at 11:26 am
A tragedy in New Sarpy left an infant dead and the St. Charles Parish community stunned, struggling to understand the tragic loss and how something like that could happen here or anywhere.

Learn about medicare SSI, social security
February 20, 2008 at 10:57 am
THIBODAUX - Bayou Land Families Helping Families and Maria Alverez with the social security administration will hold a seminar on Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bayou Region Supports and Services building located at 690 East First St. Thibodaux.

Topics include: social security and SSI disability benefits and Medicare Part D.

Destrehan robberies could be connected
February 20, 2008 at 10:00 am
A 29-year-old St. Rose man, who was arrested for robbing the Express Cleaners on Jan. 17, could have taken part in a pair of similar crimes that took place in Destrehan during that same week.

Council seeks local residents to help award huge contracts
February 20, 2008 at 9:18 am
A plan to change the structure of a board that helps the council decide which firm is the best company to win million dollar parish contracts received approval from the council at its legislative committee meeting Monday night.

Fire set at HHS
February 20, 2008 at 9:18 am
A fire set in the boy's bathroom in a building at Hahnville High School forced the administration to evacuate more than 1,200 students. The fire started in what students and faculty refer to as the Ďpurple building.'

Baloney cleared of most charges Baloney cleared of most charges
February 20, 2008 at 9:18 am
A man charged with snatching someone's purse at the CVS Pharmacy in Boutte and then entering the FEMA trailer of a man and assaulting him just days before the purse snatching incident had all charges dismissed, except for one - battery of a police officer.

CWS owes parish big
February 20, 2008 at 9:18 am
St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan is upset with the way Coastal Waste Services is treating its customers, and he's not going to take it anymore.

Community Ed sign-up begins Feb. 1
February 19, 2008 at 12:53 pm
LULING - St. Charles Parish Public Schools Community Education Spring 2008 registration will begin Feb. 1 and continue through Feb. 28.

The class brochure can be accessed on the school systemís website at www.stcharles.k12.la.us - Under Quick Links choose Community, then the Community Education link for the most current information.

Class brochures, which have a lot of new classes this semester, are being mailed out to all St. Charles Parish Residents the first week of February.
Brochures will also be available at the public library.
If you would like further information on the program please call 985-785-7268.

ACT preparation classes offered this month
February 14, 2008 at 11:12 am
High school students who are residents of St. Charles Parish are invited to attend a series of two help sessions to assist them in their preparation for taking the ACT.

The sessions include an overview of the ACT, practice tests, and test taking strategies specific to the ACT.

To receive the most benefit from the prep sessions, students should attend both sessions.

The sessions will be held at Destrehan Highís Technology Building on Sunday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 24.

Each session will be held from 2 p.m. until 5 pm.

A fee of $10 includes both sessions.

Students wishing to attend must register by noon on Thursday, Feb. 14 by contacting Sandra Zeller at the St. Charles Parish Schoolsí Central Office by calling 985-785-7265 or by emailing her at szeller@stcharles.k12.la.us. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Woman shares her abuse experience with area teens Woman shares her abuse experience with area teens
February 13, 2008 at 4:26 pm
Alicia Kozak, Ameri-Corps Vista representative for the United Way of St. Charles Parish, teaches teen girls and guys how to identify the signs that they're in an abusive relationship.

Rep. Smith helping Jindal with state ethics reform
February 13, 2008 at 4:21 pm
Ethics reform is a promise that Governor Bobby Jindal made to everyone in the state during his election campaign.

St. Pierre didnít want committee meetings on TV St. Pierre didnít want committee meetings on TV
February 13, 2008 at 4:12 pm
St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre says he's responsible for the ordinance requesting that committee meetings no longer be televised on Cox Channel 6.

Destrehan & Hahnville prepare for seasonís end Destrehan & Hahnville prepare for seasonís end
February 13, 2008 at 1:35 pm
After stomping rival Hahnville, the Destrehan Wildcats suffered a slight setback in a defensive struggle with Glen Oaks, falling 37-38. But Destrehan didn't stay down for long and was able to rebound with a 71-57 win over St. Amant and a 77-64 victory over East St. John.

SCP 8-yr-old All-Star basketball team takes second place in Kenner Invitational Tournament SCP 8-yr-old All-Star basketball team takes second place in Kenner Invitational Tournament
February 13, 2008 at 1:31 pm
The St. Charles Parish 8-year-old All-Star basketball team won 2nd place in the Kenner Invitational tournament held this weekend.

Des Allemands Booster Club honors the 2007 St. Charles Parish football champs Des Allemands Booster Club honors the 2007 St. Charles Parish football champs
February 13, 2008 at 1:28 pm
The Des Allemands Booster Club and team parents held a celebration to honor the 2007 7 and 8-year-old St. Charles Parish football champions.

LAST YEAR. Travis Burke (left) began his climb to the top at the 2007 LHSAA tournament. A DIAMOND in the rough
February 13, 2008 at 1:26 pm
St. Rose's Travis Burke has more than just a good reason to pat himself on the back. After all, this Archbishop Rummel High School senior snagged first place in the 189-pound category last weekend at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association's State Wrestling Tournament.

HHS soccer players named
February 13, 2008 at 1:26 pm
The following Hahnville High School soccer players were named to All-District teams. They are:

Youíve got to read this!
February 13, 2008 at 1:15 pm
17 new books are waiting for you at St. Charles Parish Libraries

40 Luling AT&T workers join GNO area strike
40 Luling AT&T workers join GNO area strike
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Forty workers with AT&Tís Luling work center walked off their jobs at 7 a.m. today (Aug. 28) as part of a Greater New Orleans area strike over unfair labor practices.

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