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School board decides not to pursue illegal aliens
July 05, 2007 at 8:50 am
St. Charles School Board members have been weighing the option recently of whether to audit local contractors they employ to determine if all of their workers belong in this country legally and have decided against it.

Feral hogs gaining ground in Louisiana
July 05, 2007 at 8:48 am
By EMILE P. LeBLANC

DMAP Coordinator

What's Happening
July 05, 2007 at 8:43 am
Are you interested in becoming a foster parent or adoption?

The LA Dept. of Social Services is conducting an orientation/informative meeting for adults interested in becoming foster and adoptive parents on Thursday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. at 429 W. Airline Hwy, Suite M, in LaPlace. To register for orientation or for more information, call 1-800-748-7755 or 1-800-431-6801.


Marty Muller, parish council candidate. Muller announces candidacy for District 1 councilman’s race
July 05, 2007 at 8:39 am
Marty A. Muller, 38, a lifelong resident of St. Charles Parish will run for the District 1 councilman position currently held by Desmond Hilaire, in the October 20 race.

Council votes down Killona landfill expansion
July 05, 2007 at 8:37 am
St. Charles Parish council members voted against expanding a landfill in Killona at their July 2 meeting.

In the News
July 05, 2007 at 8:34 am
A box filled with a skull and some other skeletal remains that was brought to the attention of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office was not an immediate cause for concern according to Sheriff’s spokesperson Capt. Pat Yoes.

Suspected robber nabbed at crime scene
July 05, 2007 at 8:33 am
A trip back to the scene of a robbery he allegedly committed two weeks earlier at a Boutte gas station landed a Houma man in jail according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Legislators secure $4 million for west bank levee
July 05, 2007 at 8:32 am
Representative Gary Smith told the Herald-Guide they were able to secure $4 million for construction of a levee on the west bank side of the parish which currently has no protection from hurricanes and has been footing the bill on their own in an effort to build one.

Millages should not be permanent fixtures
June 28, 2007 at 2:38 pm
When millages are passed to finance government activities, they are usually designed for a specific amount of total revenue. Whatever they support, the amount of millage is determined by the amount of money it will produce on that day’s assessment roll.

Luling man accuses contractor of fraud, misuse of funds
June 28, 2007 at 2:35 pm
As St. Charles Parish resident and native Andy Rougeou and his wife Toni look upon what they say was once a beautiful home on 3 West Levert Dr. in Willowdale subdivision, he wonders if it will ever be close to what it once was.

Women pin down intruder
June 28, 2007 at 2:33 pm
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 28, 2007 at 2:32 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.

Des Allemands seafood owner plans to rebuild after fire
June 28, 2007 at 2:30 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 28, 2007 at 2:28 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.

Spectacular fireworks, live band set for the 4th
June 28, 2007 at 2:26 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 28, 2007 at 2:16 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.

$60 million decision
June 28, 2007 at 2:12 pm
St. Charles Parish tax districts, are deciding whether or not to lower millages at meetings scheduled throughout the summer.

504 Terri Dr., Luling for $248,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Odney Provance, Jr. to Angela Rice on June 4 Real Estate Transactions
June 28, 2007 at 12:02 pm
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions primarily took place during the month of May.


Fertilizer company applies for permits for $1.2 billion Killona plant
Fertilizer company applies for permits for $1.2 billion Killona plant
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Officials with a fertilizer company planning to build a $1.2 billion plant in Killona recently visited with parish leaders and said they are on track to finalize the deal within a year.