Search Results

St. Pierre wants retired plant workers to fill foremen posts

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre might turn to a relatively untapped market when it comes to filling vacant public works' foremen positions this year - retired plant workers.Read More...
February 11, 2009 at 12:40 pm
1750 Views

Revised flood maps would have raised rates for over 60 percent of west bank

While the St. Charles Parish Council decided against adopting new FEMA flood maps, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre says that it’s still important for the public to view them to understand the importance of flood insurance.Read More...
February 11, 2009 at 12:39 pm
1644 Views

Domino’s driver still in coma

Destrehan resident Dennis Mahler couldn’t have predicted that an ordinary evening on his pizza delivery route would ultimately leave him bound to a hospital bed for 41 days and counting.Read More...
February 11, 2009 at 9:14 am
5432 Views

Council members differ on ethics decision

On Jan. 28, the state Board of Ethics confirmed an earlier advisory opinion that said that St. Charles Parish Councilman Marcus Lambert must either resign from his sales director job at Transload America or give up his council seat to avoid a conflict of interest.Read More...
February 11, 2009 at 9:14 am
1597 Views

Dump trucks spilling trash on way to Jefferson Parish landfill

The “No littering,” and “$3,000 fine” signs that ornament Highway 90 near Jefferson Parish’s landfills appear to go unnoticed, or at least unenforced, allowing the littered shoulders to remain trashed a little longer.Read More...
February 11, 2009 at 9:14 am
3119 Views

3.9 percent fall in crime leads to lowest number in over 12 years

Thanks to a roving task force and the fact that administrative officers hit the streets to assist patrol units in December, crime in St. Charles Parish fell by 3.9 percent in 2008, with the lowest number of crimes reported in over 12 years.Read More...
February 11, 2009 at 9:13 am
1457 Views

Doll show and sale in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE - The Bayou Bebes of Baton Rouge Doll Club is hosting a doll show and sale on Feb. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Milton J. Womack Park located at 6201 Florida Blvd. in Baton Rouge.

The day will include a sales room, a special display, door prizes and raffles.

For additional information contact George Orgeron at 985-386-4291 or email georgerorgeron@bellsouth.net.Read More...
February 07, 2009 at 11:31 am
1210 Views

Blood drive for firefighter’s mom

HAHNVILLE - The Hahnville Fire Department is inviting the community to rally their support for fellow firefighter Chris Boros’ mother, Susan Santangelo, by donating blood in her name at the department on Saturday, Feb. 7. Santangelo has severe bleeding and is using blood on a regular basis.

Donors must be in good health, weigh a minimum of 100 pounds and be at least 17 years old. Donors are also encouraged to eat a healthful meal prior to and after donating.

For more information, call The Blood Center at 1-800-86-BLOOD or visit www.thebloodcenter.org.Read More...
February 07, 2009 at 11:30 am
1019 Views

St. Rose blood drive set for Feb. 7

ST. ROSE - Ochsner Blood Bank will conduct a drive Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Post 366 Home located at 12188 River Rd. in St. Rose.

Donors will receive a T-shirt, mini-physical, cholesterol test and blood assurance package.

A picture identification is required. For more information, call Floyd Friloux at 985-764-6030 or email ffriloux@cox.net.Read More...
February 07, 2009 at 11:12 am
1044 Views

River Region Chamber of Commerce welcomes Gov. Bobby Jindal

KENNER - The River Region Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting and installation gala on Feb. 6 from 6p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hilton New Orleans Airport with special guest speakers Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and the executive direction of the Louisiana Workforce Commission, Tim Barfield.

Individual tickets are $65 per person with platinum, gold, silver and bronze table sponsorships available. Attire is formal/semi-formal. Cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. with the dinner and awards program following at 7 p.m.
The Hilton is located at 901 Airline Dr. in Kenner. For more information on tickets and sponsorships, contact the chamber office at 985-359-9777 or send email to chassity@riverregionchamber.org.Read More...
February 06, 2009 at 11:14 am
1082 Views

Masquerade ball Feb. 6 in Ormond

DESTREHAN - The community is invited to enjoy an enchanting winter-themed evening of dancing to music by DJ Justin Freitag as the Mexico Missions team at St. Charles United Methodist Church hosts their second annual Masquerade ball on Friday, Feb. 6 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall located at 1905 Ormond Blvd.

Tickets are $10 and are available by contacting Heidi Schindler at 985-764-8386.

Proceeds fund the Mexico mission trips and other Mexico missions which include sending medical and dental information and supplies as well as books, school supplies and basic health care items.
Read More...
February 06, 2009 at 11:11 am
1030 Views

Down economy forces Valero to delay $1.4 billion project

Valero’s $1.4 billion expansion of its St. Charles Parish refinery has been pushed back by two years due to the downtrodden economy, with construction set to begin in 2011.
Read More...
February 05, 2009 at 10:04 am
1694 Views

Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

The big buzz in fishing is the catch made by Steve Rockweiler last week.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 3:19 pm
2556 Views

Wildcat boys soccer embark to playoffs

The Destrehan High School boys soccer team snagged a playoff spot after they shut out parish rivals, Hahnville, 3-0 in the District 6-1 season closer on Jan. 30.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 3:09 pm
1932 Views

Wildcat boys soccer embark to playoffs

The Destrehan High School boys soccer team snagged a playoff spot after they shut out parish rivals, Hahnville, 3-0 in the District 6-1 season closer on Jan. 30.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 3:08 pm
2765 Views

You’ve got to read this!

15 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
February 04, 2009 at 2:23 pm
1562 Views

featured merchant

Landry's Outboard Motors & Repairs Service
Landry's Outboard Motors & Repairs Service Over 25 Years of Quality Sales, Service and Repairs on YAMAHA, MERCURY, EVINRUDE and JOHNSON Motors.

This one-eyed black cat is actually lucky
This one-eyed black cat is actually lucky
- 587 views
Jill Young wasn't looking for another pet when she heard Voodoo the one-eyed black kitten's story, but she knew what she had to do at that very moment.