|Ballet star elected first president of dance company
September 06, 2006 at 12:48 pm
DESTREHAN, La. - As the River Region Ballet’s Board of Directors prepared for their twelfth season, they elected their first president.
|New hospital construction to break ground
September 06, 2006 at 12:46 pm
On Aug. 30 the St. Charles Parish Hospital board members accepted a bid that will help pave the way for construction to begin this month on an expansion project that has been years in the making.
|Basketry shoppers help Katrina victim
September 06, 2006 at 12:35 pm
The Basketry of Luling held a cocktail party/fund raiser on Aug. 26 to raise money for a family affected by Hurricane Katrina.
|International transportation center could take flight next year
September 06, 2006 at 12:26 pm
The Louisiana Airport Authority board recently approved a resolution that allows the LAA and the Canadian Commercial Corporation to continue the project review of the Louisiana Transportation Center in an effort to speed up the building process.
|Sheriff’s crime alerts a success
September 06, 2006 at 12:22 pm
Sheriff Greg Champagne reports that his crime alert project has had a great response, especially within the past couple of weeks.
|Dynamite blasts send shock waves through Mimosa, Willowdale and Willowridge
September 06, 2006 at 12:18 pm
On Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, sonic booms heard every five minutes had residents of Willowdale, Willowridge and Mimosa subdivisions calling the parish office to find out what was happening.
|Council to consider extra tax for delinquent property owners on Sept. 18
September 06, 2006 at 12:15 pm
On Sept. 5, the parish council introduced an ordinance that if approved will create an additional tax on the tax bills for property owners that are delinquent in paying outstanding invoices for the removal of weeds and grass maintenance not in compliance with the parish code.
|Dangerous superbug on the rampage in St.Charles
September 06, 2006 at 12:09 pm
A dangerous strain of a superbug that can be caught as easily as getting a mosquito bite is sweeping through St. Charles Parish.
August 30, 2006 at 4:40 pm
•Gregory Brown, 47, of 162 Diamond Rd., Norco was arrested on Aug. 23 on Apple St., Norco, and charged with possession of a schedule two controlled dangerous substance to wit crack cocaine, possession of marijuana and speeding. The above subject was stopped for speeding and further investigation revealed the subject to be in possession of crack cocaine and marijuana.
August 30, 2006 at 4:36 pm
Hester “Tut” Lorraine Williams on Sat. Aug. 19, 2006 at Canon Hospice, Jefferson, La. Daughter of the late Lottie and Cornelius Williams. Sister of the late Mildred Williams, Clarence Howard and James Bush Williams. Aunt of Clarence Williams of Des Allemands, Leroy Terrell Williams of Atlanta, Ga., Veronica James Green and Rosa Bell Smith all of Bakersfield, Ca. Also survived by five great nieces, five great nephews, two great great nieces and a host of other relatives and friends. Age 74 years. A native and resident of Des Allemands. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of the Antioch Baptist Church and all neighboring churches were invited to attend the funeral service at Antioch Baptist Church, 16461 Old Spanish Trail, Des Allemands on Sat. Aug. 26, 2006 at 10 a.m. Rev. Mitchell Bolden, Pastor, officiating. Interment Shell Mound Cemetery, Des Allemands. Visitation at the above named church was from 9 a.m. until service started. Serviced by Robottom.
|Citizens complain about house in Mimosa
August 30, 2006 at 4:30 pm
Many citizens are becoming concerned with the occurrence of blighted property and lots that are located within St. Charles Parish because of the negative attention it draws to otherwise unblemished subdivisions and neighborhoods.
|Real Estate Transactions
August 30, 2006 at 4:23 pm
•2801 Highway 306, Des Allemands for $240,000 from Mr. and Mrs. James J. Daigle to CS Ventures Inc D/B/A Jims on July 14
|HHS Touchdown Club Meeting
August 30, 2006 at 4:21 pm
The HHS Touchdown Club will hold it's weekly meeting on Tues. Sept. 5 in the HHS school cafeteria.
|Free course offered
August 30, 2006 at 4:20 pm
The Boutte Assembly of God Church in Boutte will offer an Alpha course this fall.
|Officer to hold book signing
August 30, 2006 at 4:19 pm
Author Patrick Yoes will be signing copies of his book “Chest Deep & Rising” at the German Coast Farmers Market on Wed., Sept. 13, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sat., Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. to noon.
|Senior athletes invited to compete
August 30, 2006 at 4:18 pm
All citizens 50 years and older are invited to a table tennis and pickle ball tournament.
|Family and youth services begins self-esteem group
August 30, 2006 at 4:16 pm
Second-Step is a life skills group for girls ages 13-17. The goal of this program is to increase self-esteem, confidence and manage emotions.
|DHS counselors will hold parent nights
August 30, 2006 at 4:12 pm
Come join the Desterhan High School counselors on parent nights!
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Hahnville wrestler wins state championship - 595 views
Hahnville junior Kendrick Jones became the second wrestler in his school’s history to win a state championship when he claimed a 4-2 sudden victory over Daniel Relayson of Holy Cross in the finals of the 195-pound weight class.