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Free medical & dental help for HOMELESS VETS
May 09, 2007 at 1:16 pm
Homeless veterans from throughout Louisiana are being invited to Hammond to participate in “Stand Down 2007,” Louisiana’s first statewide event to provide them with medical and social services.

Board may equip EVERY SCHOOL with a heart-startin’ defibrillator
May 09, 2007 at 1:15 pm
The St. Charles Parish School Board may become the first in Louisiana to put a heart-starting defibrillator in each of its schools in case somebody has a heart attack.

Destrehan’s Baby Caroline home after near drowning
May 09, 2007 at 1:11 pm
Baby Caroline Detillier received a surprise welcome from St. Charles Borromeo Students on May 3 upon her return home from the hospital after nearly drowning four days earlier in a friend’s swimming pool.

Jazzfest proves New Orleans is back
May 09, 2007 at 1:04 pm
If Mardi Gras, Spring Fiesta and French Quarter Festival didn’t show that New Orleans is coming back, Jazzfest 2007 sure did.

Our View
May 09, 2007 at 1:01 pm
It’s time to buckle up if you live in St. Charles Parish or anywhere else in Louisiana.

110 year old N.O. business moves to St. Rose
May 09, 2007 at 12:58 pm
St. Charles Parish Council approved $8 million in Gulf Opportunity Zone bonds to allow Prager Inc. to relocate its offices from New Orleans to St. Rose by July 2008, creating 15 to 20 new jobs for machinists.

Beating stress is a cinch when you get professional help - FREE
May 09, 2007 at 12:56 pm
Several months ago a local TV station aired a news show about the shortage of mental health workers in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Hospital CEO Federico Martinez SCP Hospital’s BIG PLANS for 2007 & beyond
May 09, 2007 at 12:52 pm
Not only is a $24 million expansion of St. Charles Parish Hospital right on schedule, an assisted-living center in Ashton Plantation is also in the works.

Big 3 winners Michelle Ruppert, Joey Brady, Kelley Toups. These teachers aren’t just good, they’re ... DYNAMITE
May 09, 2007 at 12:47 pm
St. Charles Parish teachers gathered at the Ormond Plantation Manor House to honor the best of the best when it comes to shaping the minds of the parish’s youth - read on to find out who they are, and why they’re tops.

Oil worker says he’ll make a good sheriff Oil worker says he’ll make a good sheriff
May 09, 2007 at 12:43 pm
Destrehan’s Dennis Roussel announced his candidacy for the office of Sheriff of St. Charles Parish in a prepared statement while declining an interview request, playing his campaign - at least so far - remarkably close to the vest.

Club wants skateboard park in SCP
May 09, 2007 at 12:36 pm
Brian and Julie Schmalz want St. Charles Parish Council members to put a skateboard park in Destrehan to give kids who participate in the sport a safe place to enjoy it.

West Jeff. criminals cause local crime surge
May 09, 2007 at 12:32 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested three suspects believed to have been involved in a purse snatching in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart in Boutte, Sheriff Greg Champagne said in an e-mail to parish residents.

Destrehan High’s Air Force JROTC gets Distinguished Unit Award for
May 02, 2007 at 4:04 pm
The Air Force Junior ROTC Unit LA-932 at Destrehan High School has been selected as one of 321 units to receive the 2006-2007 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.

Pictured left to right: (front row) Caleb Lampert, Paul Hymel, Dayton Bordelon, (back row) Andrew Noto, Matthew Jewell, Derek Bonvillain and Coach Ronnie Cantrelle.
Fore! Hahnville GOLF TEAM tees off for state championships
May 02, 2007 at 4:02 pm
The Hahnville High Boys Golf Team hosted the Division I Region III Class 5-A Regional Tournament at Willowdale Country Club on Tuesday, April 24 and did so with an outstanding performance by the entire team.

Pictured in the photo left to right: Leah Alday, Clint Alday - volunteer, Daniel Morgan, Julia Caro, Nic Alday, Justin Houston, Cody Duhe, Kaylon Taylor. 
4-Hers have a blast at sports-shooitng workshop
May 02, 2007 at 4:00 pm
Seven St. Charles 4-H members accompanied by three adult volunteers and 4-H Agent, David Pichon, attended a Shooting Sports Workshop at Regalia Park in Reserve.

Easy recipes for people who catch & kill their own food
May 02, 2007 at 3:57 pm
Buy How Sportsman Cook at Louisiana Publishing’s Outdoor Store: www.lasmag.com

Hahnville announces 2007- 08 dance team
May 02, 2007 at 3:56 pm
Congratulations to the following Hahnville High School students who were chosen for the 2007-2008 HHS Hi-Steppers.

HHS soccer players make parish team
May 02, 2007 at 3:55 pm
Congratulations to the Hahnville High School Boys Soccer players who were named to the "All-River Parishes" soccer team.

From snowstorms to ‘da swamp, North Pole couple defrosts after moving to Montz
From snowstorms to ‘da swamp, North Pole couple defrosts after moving to Montz
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The Lescault family has had a drastic change of scenery since relocated from North Pole, Alaska to Bayou Gauche.