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Bring on the ‘Dirty Birds’
September 20, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Who would have thought of it, the New Orleans Saints have won two consecutive road games to start the season for the first time in franchise history. Yes, I know that there are the eternal optimists who feel as though the Saints will win the first two games of every season, but this season was different.

Indonesia reports possible human-to-human transmission of Avian influenza
September 20, 2006 at 1:28 pm
The Ministry of Health in Indonesia has reported a possible case of human-to-human transmission of avian influenza.

Joshua Victorian (#6), Durrell Bell (#56) and Dwayne Dewey (#90) swarm on the Terrebonne running back. Destrehan 3-0 going into weak Tarpon matchup
September 20, 2006 at 1:28 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats came into last Friday night's game on a scoring rampage. The team had scored 82 points in their first two games. Their opponent, the Terrebonne Tigers, had not scored any points in their first two games, and although the Wildcats were unable to keep the Tigers out of the endzone, the game ended with Destrehan taking a lopsided 41-14 victory.

We win! Parish schools get national recognition; super kids, great teachers team for 'A' rating
September 20, 2006 at 1:21 pm
BATON ROUGE -- Local officials have been touting the fact for years and it's well-known on the state level as well, and now the school system in St. Charles Parish has been recognized on a national stage.

A host of Tiger defenders swarm over an O. Perry Walker runningback last Friday night.  Hahnville won the game 34-28. Hahnville hangs on
September 20, 2006 at 1:19 pm
From the outset of the game it was apparent that O. Perry Walker possessed the ability to make the big plays and the quick scores. The Chargers stunned the home crowd, taking just 1:22 to march 57-yards in three plays to become the first regular season team to score against the Tigers this year. Chargers quarterback Larry Young found receiver Tyler Stradford on the first play of the game for a 47-yard pass play. Two plays later Young again went up top, this time to Ronnie Carter for an 11-yard touchdown pass. After Hahnville blocked the extra point the Chargers were up 6-0.

No speedy answer for new home businesses
September 20, 2006 at 1:14 pm
The main topic for the St. Charles Parish Council meeting at the courthouse on Monday was a proposal by Parish President Albert Laque's administration to amend the approval process and operational regulations for home occupations.

The cats are able to get to the outside room via this cat ladder that leads to a small wall opening. Movin’ on up... from cluttered cages to kitty oondo
September 20, 2006 at 1:13 pm
The St. Charles Parish Humane Society has gone to great lengths to ensure that the cats who are brought to their shelter can check in with style by creating a space that allows the furry felines to roam freely.

Luling’s Peter Church fights off swarming love bugs last weekend Love is in the air?
September 20, 2006 at 1:10 pm
Pesky love bugs were so thick in St. Charles Parish before cooler weather rolled in that drivers were seen busily cleaning their windshields at gas stations.

Rodney Smith, 39, St. Rose Outrageous: Pit bulls found starving, scarred and wounded, say cops
September 20, 2006 at 1:03 pm
On Sept. 11, officers for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Rodney Smith with two counts of cruelty to animals on a warrant that was issued in late August.

N.O. woman slugs parent at Hahnville football game
September 20, 2006 at 12:59 pm
A 19-year-old New Orleans woman was arrested following Hahnville's 34-28 victory over O. Perry Walker.

John Tyler, 28, Des Allemands was the sixth person arrested and charged with child pornography this year. As with all arrests, those charged are innocent until proved guilty. Child pornography arrests raise question: ‘Are parish kids safe?’
September 20, 2006 at 12:47 pm
A wave of child-pornography arrests in St. Charles Parish raises worrisome questions about the link between the obscene material and the sexual abuse of children, and concerned parents want to know: “Are our children safe?”

‘Zydeco Joeaux’ strumming a few sounds at the St. Charles Parish Alligator Festival. Rotary Club rolls out the red carpet for 'King of the Swamp'
September 20, 2006 at 12:38 pm
The St. Charles Parish Rotary Club is excited to get things under way for the 27th Annual Alligator Festival, scheduled to start Thurs., Sept. 21 at 6 p.m.

OUCH! St. Rose teen faces 96 years in prison for theft of cologne & CDs, say cops
September 20, 2006 at 12:33 pm
A St. Rose man could face up to 96 years in jail if convicted of simple burglary.

New Sarpy man shot dead
September 20, 2006 at 12:29 pm
According to the St. Charles Sheriff’s Office, the parish’s first homicide this year took place on Sun., Sept. 17 at 10: 30 p.m.

Ama’s own Laron Landry has been nothing short of sensational. LSU vs Auburn
September 13, 2006 at 2:53 pm
It is just three weeks into the college football season, but one of the most important games of the 2006 season will occur this coming Saturday when the LSU Tigers face the Auburn Tigers.

Hahnville linebacker Roshon Thomas drags down Central Lafourche quarterback Neil Adams in the first quarter of last weeks game. Valdin candid about his team’s lack of running game
September 13, 2006 at 2:50 pm
Hahnville came out on a mission last Friday evening handing their former 6-5A district rivals a 38-point shellacking. The Tigers (2-0 overall, 0-0 5-5A) got off to a shaky start as they won the toss and elected to receive -- only to fumble the kickoff. The defense took the field and forced Central Lafourche to a three and out, and for the second week in a row, the defensive front four found themselves in the opposing teams backfield frequently.

Quarterback Jordan Jefferson threw for 270 yards and four touchdowns in the Walker game, giving him eight touchdown passes in his first two starts. Wildcats cruise into Homecoming week 2-0
September 13, 2006 at 2:44 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats will take on the Terrebonne Tigers tomorrow at 7 p.m. at home for their homecoming game. Last week, the Wildcats cruised to a 48-28 victory over the O. Perry Walker Chargers.

The sunflowers drawing attention in Norco are the result of Adam Duhe’s love to watch plants grow. Towering sunflowers call Norco garden home
September 13, 2006 at 2:40 pm
Adam Duhe loves to watch plants grow and flowers bloom in his grandmother, Brenda Duhe’s, garden, and recently he decided to try his hand at gardening by planting sunflower seeds.

IMTT sold for $1 billion
IMTT sold for $1 billion
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International-Matex Tank Terminals, which operates a terminal in St. Rose, will be purchased by Macquarie Infrastructure Company for $1 billion.