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St. Charles Parish School Board School millage renewal: it’s a smart investment in our children’s future
March 14, 2007 at 5:09 pm
School millage renewal: it’s a smart investment in our children’s future

VIPs
March 14, 2007 at 5:07 pm
Danielle Simon has been named Employee of the Month at St. Charles Parish Hospital. She is a supervisor in the Health Information Department and has worked at the hospital since 2001.

Free dental clinic set to open in a few weeks
March 14, 2007 at 5:06 pm
The St. Charles Parish Community Health Center will open a dental clinic in June.

Read how fate made a writer of St. Rose’s Farrah Rochon Read how fate made a writer of St. Rose’s Farrah Rochon
March 14, 2007 at 5:03 pm
Farrah Rochon grew up in Edgard and credits her aunt for instilling in her a love of reading. The daughter of an English teacher, Farrah received her Masters in Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University and was pursuing her Ph.D. with the intent to become a teacher herself. Somewhere along the way, fate stepped in.

Man hurt in fall off St. Patrick’s float
March 14, 2007 at 5:02 pm
A 19 year old was listed in critical condition at University Hospital after he fell from a float in a St. Patrick's Day parade.

Summertime means gator-time for parish
March 14, 2007 at 5:00 pm
In any other part of the country it may sound odd to find a fully grown alligator catching a tan on someone’s front lawn, but in St. Charles Parish, it simply means summer is around the corner and alligator nuisance officer Kenny Schmill has work to do.

Deputy’s hit-and-run horror ends on high note: he’s O.K.
March 14, 2007 at 4:59 pm
A Luling man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder of a police officer after his run in with a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy last Wednesday in which the man tried to run the officer over with his car.

What's Happening
March 14, 2007 at 4:56 pm
let gets their dance on

DESTREHAN- The River Region Ballet will present their Spring Concert "Celebrating Diverse Cultures" on Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 25 at 2 p.m. at Destrehan Auditorium. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door or in advance by contacting River Region Ballet at 985-764-7678.

Child with leukemia needs your help
March 14, 2007 at 4:55 pm
Ten-year-old Angel Gordon, a student at St. Rose Elementary School, was diagnosed with leukemia in January.

New teacher education program at River Parishes CC up for approval
March 14, 2007 at 4:54 pm
The River Parishes Community College in Sorrento is set to offer an Associate of Science in Teacher Education Degree if the program meets approval by the State Board of Regents, according to a press release from the RPCC.

River Region Chamber backs SCP Schools in vote
March 14, 2007 at 4:52 pm
The St. Charles Parish School System is asking the voters of St. Charles Parish to approve a renewal of two (2) millages on March 31, 2007.

Airport expansion into parish on hold
March 14, 2007 at 4:51 pm
Seeking to focus more on restructuring Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner, Interim Airport Director Sean Hunter said there are no immediate plans for expansion into St. Charles Parish.

Insects fear Doug Hanson, left, and James Dufrene of SCP’s mosquito control office. Parish SMACKDOWN on icky mosquitoes
March 14, 2007 at 4:48 pm
St. Charles Parish is taking aim at pesky mosquitoes this year with special bug-gobbling fish and new high-tech sprayers.

Facelifts for St. Rose & Mimosa schools
March 14, 2007 at 4:47 pm
Two structural additions were approved Monday night by the St. Charles Parish School Board’s Capital Improvement Committee, both jobs to be completed by Murray Architect.

RIPPED OFF: Audie Matherne & family. Con artist ‘scams’ families for $50Gs
March 14, 2007 at 4:32 pm
A man who goes by the name “Mr. Giggles” left a St. Charles Parish couple frowning after he allegedly ripped them off for $5,000.

Hahnville High’s AFJROTC competes in drill
March 14, 2007 at 4:30 pm
Hahnville High School Junior Varsity AFJROTC Drill Team competed in the Franklinton Drill Meet.

GOOD CATCH. Aaron Cortez of Des Allemands says he’s been catfishing ever since he can remember ... it’s a family tradition. Catfishing is a labor of love for Des Allemands teen
March 14, 2007 at 4:26 pm
Louisiana catfishing seems to be a dying trade. But Aaron Cortez, 17, of Des Allemands, is standing strong against the winds of change.

Kudos to H-ville’s All-District players
March 14, 2007 at 4:25 pm
The following HHS Girl Soccer Players were named to the All-District Soccer Teams: 1st Team All District -Chelsi Bourgeois, Ashley Eusea, Leslie Jefferson, Tara Mince, Raven Scott, Megan Waters, 2nd Team All-District - Jessica Lauland, Samantha May, Courtney Speice, Honorable Mention All-District - Annie Kinler, Carly Queen, District Offensive MVP - Ashley Eusea.

Board fed up with school choice law
Board fed up with school choice law
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St. Charles Parish School Board members are decrying a new law that will allow students attending failing schools in outside parishes to attend St. Charles Parish Public Schools this year.