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Lil Abner stars shine: Kaylin Parker, of Destrehan, a J.B. Martin Middle School student and Madeleine Daste, of Luling, a student of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School pose for the camera right before their performance. Herald-Guide celebrates Hollywood’s future performers
June 28, 2007 at 10:41 am
Kaylin Parker, 11, a J.B. Martin Middle School student, from Destrehan, and Madeline Daste, 12, a St. Borromeo Catholic School student from Luling, performed in the play, ‘Lil Abner’, Sunday, June 23, at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center.

Patriotic students: Heather Matthews, Logan Tauzain, Randi Holmes, Savannah Whitney, Dylan Roux and Eric Gros (standing bottom right) performing a musical tribute saluting America before a packed audience. Red, white and blue Mimosa kids pay tribute to America
June 28, 2007 at 10:39 am
Some 32 Mimosa Park Elementary students became drama club members for two weeks in June and sang a tribute to America with songs honoring our country on flag day. The four renditions were: “You’re a Grand Old Flag, American Tears, God Bless America and Let’s Keep America Great.” This was the second act of the Excerpts from Annie program performed in the Mimosa Park Elementary school to a packed auditorium.

Melissa Brezinsky is pictured as Miss Hannigan and Jacob Brezinsky is the orphan boy in this scene from Mimosa’s drama camp performs an excerpt from the musical ‘Annie’
June 28, 2007 at 10:34 am
Excerpts from Annie and a Tribute to America were presented by youngsters as two musical venues to a packed Mimosa Park Elementary auditorium in mid -June.

St. Charles Parish Historical Foundation and River Road Museum merge
June 28, 2007 at 10:06 am
The St. Charles Historical Foundation and The River Road Museum Shell Norco have merged.

Detectives probe possible Norco drug connection Detectives probe possible Norco drug connection
June 28, 2007 at 9:55 am
Six men were indicted June 21, on two counts in connection with the largest drug bust in St. Charles Parish history.

Million Dollar transit system to get rolling by year’s end say transit authorities Million Dollar transit system to get rolling by year’s end say transit authorities
June 28, 2007 at 9:52 am
Residents expecting the new transit service through St. Charles and St. John parishes to arrive this summer will have to look for a another ride as the River Parishes Transit Authority isn’t expected to get the service running until near the end of the year.

Sheriff’s Reports
June 28, 2007 at 9:49 am

Obituaries
June 28, 2007 at 9:47 am

Oil company to begin seismic survey through parish soon
June 28, 2007 at 9:46 am
A Houma based energy exploration firm will be conducting land surveys in the upcoming months over much of St. Charles parish to determine if untapped sources of natural gas or oil are afoot locally.

School board votes to demolish old Killona Elementary School School board votes to demolish old Killona Elementary School
June 28, 2007 at 9:40 am
St. Charles School Board members are expected to vote to tear down the Old Killona Elementary School at the July 2 meeting.

What's Happening?
June 28, 2007 at 9:21 am

Women pin down intruder
June 28, 2007 at 9:10 am
A St. Rose man was arrested and charged with aggravated burglary and sexual battery after he snuck into a Bonura Drive home and allegedly touched two women inappropriately while they slept.

Man’s body found in river
June 27, 2007 at 5:37 pm
A missing Houma inmate’s body was discovered in the Mississippi River near the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling, according to the St. Charles parish Sheriff’s Office.

Burst of Color in Luling: St. Charles Parish annual Fourth of July Independence Day Celebration will be held on Tuesday, July 3 at the West Bank Bridge Park. Spectacular fireworks, live band set for 4th
June 27, 2007 at 4:30 pm
St. Charles Parish will celebrate July 4th with spectacular fireworks and live music on Tuesday, July 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling. The fireworks will begin at 9 p.m.

Public input sought on KV landfill growth plan
June 27, 2007 at 4:28 pm
Killona Ventures, LLC a construction and demolition landfill located on Hwy 3127 in Killona, wants to nearly double in land size and accept more hazardous materials. A resolution to support increasing the size of the landfill from 75 acres to 144 acres was tabled at the June 4 council meeting after councilman Barry Minnich said the public should be given more time to comment on the proposed expansion. He also said the landfill smells bad. Councilman Brian Fabre expressed his concerns that KV landfill is located in one of the few areas in the parish left to develop. Desmond Hillaire, councilman for district 1 where the landfill is located, tabled the resolution and called for a town hall meeting in mid-July to discuss the expansion with all the parties involved.

Des Allemands seafood owner plans to rebuild after fire Des Allemands seafood owner plans to rebuild after fire
June 27, 2007 at 4:26 pm
Firefighters from four different departments in St. Charles Parish responded to a fire at South East Seafood in Des Allemands during the early morning hours of June 8.

St. Rose Travel Center Casino robbed at gunpoint
June 27, 2007 at 4:24 pm
The Rose Casino in the St. Rose Travel Center was robbed in the early morning hours of June 24, according to the St. Charles Sheriff’s Office who responded to the incident.

$60 million decision: $60 million decision:
June 27, 2007 at 4:02 pm
St. Charles Parish tax districts, are deciding whether or not to lower millages at meetings scheduled throughout the summer.

St. Charles Parish schools struggle to fill high-paying bus driver positions
St. Charles Parish schools struggle to fill high-paying bus driver positions
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St. Charles Parish Public Schools is facing continued struggles in getting replacement bus drivers to sign on with the school system.