August 02, 2006 at 3:18 pm
|Team Louisiana shines at National Special Olympics
August 02, 2006 at 11:14 am
In early July, the city of Ames, Iowa landed the role as host for the 2006 National Special Olympic Games, and this first ever event gave many talented athletes the opportunity to become a part of history by representing Louisiana in a variety of competitions.
|Lights, camera, action
August 02, 2006 at 11:10 am
While New Orleans has been getting nationwide recognition for its role in the film industry, one local resident, Richard "Doc" Whitney of Destrehan, is busy creating his own Hollywood right here in St. Charles Parish.
|Senate bill would be little help to Louisiana
August 02, 2006 at 11:04 am
We would get about $2 billion a year thereafter. Problem with the House bill is that it could, in the end, allow drillling off the east and west coasts, which some states do not want.
|Let’s give neighborhood crime 'a night out'
August 02, 2006 at 11:01 am
For decades, we here in St. Charles Parish have been blessed with a quite and safe community.
|Vehicle theft sweeps through Willowdale subdivision
August 02, 2006 at 10:59 am
Several vehicles in the Willowdale subdivision, Luling, were reported burglarized to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office on July 25.
|Buying a new home?
August 02, 2006 at 10:57 am
Family resources of New Orleans will hold a first time homebuyer’s workshop on Aug. 19 at 10 a.m.
|Outsiders come to parish to score prescription drugs
August 02, 2006 at 10:56 am
Two subjects residing outside of St. Charles Parish have been arrested after attempting to obtain prescription drugs with fraudulent prescriptions.
|MOPS registration to kick off Aug. 3
August 02, 2006 at 10:54 am
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) will hold a pre-registration kick-off night on Thurs., Aug. 3 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Mochaccino’s in Luling.
|Shake, rattle and roll
August 02, 2006 at 10:48 am
On July 26, at Harry Hurst Middle School in Destrehan, parish councilman Clayton "Snookie" Faucheux hosted a town hall meeting for concerned citizens that centered on a history of complaints regarding the railroad switching procedures at the local Canadian National Railway switchyard.
|Real Estate Transactions
August 02, 2006 at 10:26 am
•202 Tristan Ln., Hahnville for $283,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Mark Banks to Catherine Giarrusso on June 23
|TOPS program begins at health center
July 28, 2006 at 3:09 pm
The St. Charles Parish Community Health Center, 843 Milling, Ave., Luling, will host a new weight loss program "TOPS", Take Off Pounds Sensibly, every Sat. at 9 a.m. starting Aug. 5.
July 28, 2006 at 3:07 pm
• Vernon Breaux, 38, of 221 Clement St., New Sarpy, was arrested and charged with aggravated battery at LA 52, Luling, on July 16.
|Real Estate Transactions
July 28, 2006 at 3:01 pm
•122 Melrose Dr., Destrehan for $336,500 from Amy Nicora to Mr. and Mrs. Steven Muller on June 7
•41 Ormond Meadows Dr., Destrehan for $149,000 from Keith Hymel to Phu Van Le on June 2
•Lot 1400-C Villere Dr., Destrehan for $108,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Lyles to Gloria Mejia on June 7
•222 Ormond Meadows Dr., Destrehan for $196,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Duane Foret to Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lane, Sr. on June 9
•261 Meadows Dr., Destrehan for $37,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Guy Ranzino to Anthony Reynaud, Sr. on June 15
•268-70 Meadows Dr., Destrehan for $125,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Navorro to Yolanda Dupand on June 16
|A man with a plan
July 28, 2006 at 2:59 pm
Michael Leavitt knows the clock is ticking on his tenure as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Before he leaves in less than three years, there are certain things he is keen on accomplishing.
|Veto of stem cell bill right choice
July 28, 2006 at 2:57 pm
Pres. George W. Bush took the right action in vetoing the bill to provide federal financial support to stem cell research in which living embryos are killed. Such an embryo is a human life and should not be destroyed, even for the sake of science.
|Head'in south for the weekend
July 28, 2006 at 2:54 pm
This weekend is the one time of the year when literally hundreds of St. Charles Parish residents migrate south. They travel in groups to the small coastal town of Grand Isle and my family is no exception.
|Sheriff warns of recent thefts
July 28, 2006 at 2:48 pm
Several vehicles were broken into in the Willowdale area Tuesday night. Most of the vehicles were left unlocked and contained valuable items.
During the study of Native American literature, Deborah Unger’s English III...
Students at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan recently collected food items...
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Council decides to lift sunken boat that drew 80 complaints - 2517 views
The St. Charles Parish Council has included funding in the 2014 budget to raise a sunken vessel in lac Des Allemands.
The vessel “Pretty Boy” has been partially submerged near the Highway 90 bridge in Des Allemands since it sank four years ago.
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