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Armstrong International releases passenger survey
April 11, 2007 at 1:12 pm
Things are looking up at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport -- in the most literal sense.

SCP emergency center dangerously outdated
April 11, 2007 at 1:10 pm
Construction of a spacious new five-story emergency operations center that’s been proposed for St. Charles Parish won’t come a minute too soon for emergency operations chief Tab Troxler.

1,000 really cool places to see before you die - starting right here in St. Charles Parish
April 11, 2007 at 1:08 pm
I was born in New Orleans, grew up in old Metairie and Kenner, and have lived in St. Rose for the past 23 years, but I’ve come to realize that there’s a lot about this area that I either don’t know or haven’t experienced.

HHS stadium expansion postponed because bids are ... out of bounds
April 11, 2007 at 1:06 pm
The expansion of Hahnville High’s football stadium was put on hold after the St. Charles Parish School Board voted to reject all bids for the job at a regular meeting at their administrative offices in Luling.

National zone safety awareness week
April 11, 2007 at 1:04 pm
In recognition of National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, Louisiana's TIMED program is launching "TIMED to drive safe," a public awareness campaign to educate and inform Louisiana's young drivers about the hazards associated with traveling through work zone areas.

V.J. & Snookie RIDING HIGH in Laque’s election forecast
April 11, 2007 at 1:02 pm
Outgoing parish president says five capable men are running for his office but these two are the guys to beat in Oct. vote.

Marathon Oil Company job fair set for April
April 11, 2007 at 1:00 pm
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is finalizing plans for a job fair for its Garyville Major Expansion (GME) project on Saturday, April 28.

What's Happening
April 11, 2007 at 12:53 pm
Come on down to the 2007 United Way 5K Bridge Run

Groundbreaking for church Katrina could not vanquish Groundbreaking for church Katrina could not vanquish
April 11, 2007 at 12:28 pm
Easter Sunday was cold, wet and dreary this year, but if the winds of Hurricane Katrina couldn't break the resolve of the congregation of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Ama, neither could a little rain when it came time to break ground for the site of their new place of worship.

Senator Vitter promises levee help
April 11, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Levee improvements were a hot topic when U.S. Sen. David Vitter hosted a "town hall meeting" attended by residents and public officials at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse in Hahnville on April 9.

LIttle Gypsy power plant in Montz. Montz power plant’s $1 billion expansion
April 11, 2007 at 12:23 pm
Entergy Louisiana is set to build a $1 billion generating unit at the "Little Gypsy" power plant in Montz, a project that will create 500 construction jobs in the short term, 35 plant jobs in the long term - and save customers a staggering $4 billion in monthly billings over the next 30 years, company officials say.

In the News
April 11, 2007 at 12:18 pm
How the Bonne Carre Spillway helps raise hurricane levees

The Bonnet Carre Spillway’s primary purpose is to defend New Orleans against Mississippi River flooding. But it also plays a little-known and “dirty” role in hurricane defense.

St. Charles Parish nets grant to help needy families
April 11, 2007 at 12:10 pm
In the ongoing effort to help needy citizens of St. Charles parish, a $35,234 grant has been awarded for emergency food and shelter needs, according to Timothy J. Vial, Chairman of the Local Emergency Food and Shelter Board.

113 Melrose Dr., Destrehan for $225,000 from Robert Pulliam to Mr. and Mrs. John Scanlan on Mar. 20 Real Estate Transactions
April 04, 2007 at 3:41 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 primarily during the month of March.

Obituaries
April 04, 2007 at 3:32 pm
Ducote
Cecile Daigrepont Ducote passed away on Wednesday, March 28 at 12:03 am in Luling. Beloved wife of the late Howard P. Ducote. Mother of Norman Ducote and wife Pam, Debra Ducote Thompson and her husband, Tony, Donna Ducote Harruff and her husband, Paul. Grandmother of Nicholas and Seth Ducote, Austin and Brittney Thompson. Great Grandmother of Kohl Howard Ducote. Daughter of the late Ferdinand and Josephine D. Daigrepont. Sister of Merlin, Alton, and Eddie Daigrepont, Agnea Daigrepont and the late Hazel Lachney. A native of Mansura and a resident of Luling. She was 75 years old. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church, 155 Holy Family Lane (off Lakewood Dr.) Luling on Saturday, March 31 at 10:00 am. Interment St. Charles Cemetery in Luling. Visitation from 8:30 am until funeral time at Holy Family Catholic Church. Falgout Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Hahnville High sports news
April 04, 2007 at 3:29 pm
Congratulations to HHS girls soccer players who were named to the All-River Parishes team.

Cammon Middle School's Henry Lenox Junior high track teams face off for first meet
April 04, 2007 at 3:20 pm
ON THE RUN. Henry Lenox (pictured right) from Cammon Middle School ran impressively at the first middle school track event of the season held Thursday, March 29 at Hahnville High.

HHS Sports Week with Megan Waters
April 04, 2007 at 3:15 pm
Girls Track

Season update: On March 23 and 24, the girls' track team traveled to compete in the Nokia Sugar Bowl Classic, held at the Tad Gormley stadium. This invitational meet is a two-day event and is the largest high school track meet in the south. Over 100 boys and girls come from Louisiana and surrounding states travel to compete. Hahnville placed 3rd overall and had many athletes win in individual events.

Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
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The body of a man who is believed to have jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling early Sunday morning has been found in Jefferson Parish.