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50 march for Dr. King 50 march for Dr. King
January 23, 2008 at 5:08 pm
On a cold sunny morning, more than 50 children, teens, and adults met at the West Bank Bridge Park, in Luling to take part in a 24 year old tradition, marching to honor a king.

Two men steal pumps from barge, make getaway in taxicab
January 23, 2008 at 5:03 pm
Two men that allegedly stole a pump from a St. Rose barge company were caught on tape leaving in what a witness describes as a taxicab.

Planning and zoning hopes to refine web access for parish residents
January 23, 2008 at 5:00 pm
St. Charles Parish residents concerned about zoning can access some information on the GIS system upgraded last year by the parish, but there is still a ways to go before they can access actual planning features on the website.

Destrehan hosts Louisiana’s largest run Destrehan hosts Louisiana’s largest run
January 23, 2008 at 12:52 pm
ON THE RUN.Runners and walkers from all across the Louisiana traveled to Destrehan to participate in the state’s largest race, the “Wall - Louisiana State 30K Championship” In the end 25 people were awarded special plaques in honor of their performance in the marathon. See the 2008 results below.

Sheriff's Reports
January 23, 2008 at 12:49 pm
Arrests
•Terrie J. Hensley, 33, of 1211 Paul Fredrick St. in Luling was arrested on Jan. 15 and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, illegal possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor, possession of drug paraphernalia.

King march should not be a racial thing
January 23, 2008 at 12:48 pm
To the editor:
Doubtless, the great majority of the citizens of St. Charles Parish are familiar with the ideals put forth by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, so I won't re-state them here.

Super Bowl XLII:
January 23, 2008 at 12:47 pm
When the New England Patriots defeated the New York Giants 38-35 in the final week of the 2007 regular season very few people could have predicted that these two teams would be playing again and now it’s for the most important prize of all in pro football, the Vince Lombardi Super Bowl Trophy.

Governor has extra $2 billion in surplus
January 23, 2008 at 12:47 pm
In a few weeks, Governor Bobby Jindal will submit his first executive budget to the Legislature.

Big government means less freedom
January 23, 2008 at 12:46 pm
Is our federal government getting so big it is becoming a dictatorship?

SENIORS. They senior Lady Tigers are: front row -
Samantha May, Paige O’Malley and Carly Queen.
Back row - Jessica Lauland, Tara Mince, Ashley Eusea,
Maegan Watson and Mallory Watson.  <i>See individual photos of the girls below</i> Hahnville Lady Tigers salute soccer seniors
January 23, 2008 at 12:46 pm
On Friday, Jan. 18 the Hahnville High School Lady Tigers soccer team recognized their senior players before their district game against East St. John High School.

Iraq question not the big issue
January 23, 2008 at 12:45 pm
One of the big issues in this Presidential campaign should be our foreign policy. But just about all the candidates have said on the subject so far has been to get our troops out of Iraq or let them remain.

Tucker
January 23, 2008 at 12:43 pm
Alice Ruhl Tucker of Jacksonville, Florida, formerly of Luling, passed away after a lengthy illness on January 18, 2008. Ms. Tucker was 73 years old.

Jeffers
January 23, 2008 at 12:42 pm
Lillian B. Jeffers passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008 at 7:19 a.m. in Luling, LA.

Carroll
January 23, 2008 at 12:42 pm
Kelly Clifton Carroll passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007 at River Region Hospice.

Attempted murderer gets 20 years, burglars get 10
January 23, 2008 at 12:40 pm
A 21-year-old St. Rose resident, who was arrested for shooting a man in the neck on Dec. 4, received a 20-year sentence after pleading guilty to attempted second degree murder.

Video cameras captured the robber at the scene of the Express Cleaners robbery and getting into this car afterward. Sheriff’s department steps up patrols after crime spree
January 23, 2008 at 12:39 pm
Three armed business robberies over the past week have led St. Charles Parish sheriff's officials to increase their presence in the Destrehan area and warn residents to be on the lookout for suspicious activity.

Nurse Coordinator Darla Rebowe holds up a newspaper clipping that tells the story of a young football player whose life could have been saved if the school had an AED. The school district has an AED in every school and 35 overall. School system gears up to take down cardiac arrest
January 23, 2008 at 12:36 pm
The St. Charles Parish Public School System is going into battle with cardiac arrest with a stacked deck by becoming the first of its kind in the state to install automated external defibrillators in every school in the parish.

You’ve got to read this!
January 23, 2008 at 12:34 pm
15 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries

Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’
Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’
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With this week’s arrest of a New Orleans East man, Jolene Dufrene may have gotten the answers she sought about her daughter’s murder.