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It doesn't take a hurricane to cause serious flood damage It doesn't take a hurricane to cause serious flood damage
August 10, 2006 at 11:58 am
Louisiana residents naturally think of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita when considering how they can protect their homes against wind-driven rain and flooding.

LSU AgCenter offers tips for a successful school year LSU AgCenter offers tips for a successful school year
August 10, 2006 at 11:56 am
The end of summer is quickly approaching, and the new school year is close at hand.

Lindsey Jeffers,23, Paradis Local arrested for fraudulent prescriptions
August 10, 2006 at 11:53 am
On Aug. 4, Lindsey Jeffers, 23, of 15212 U.S. 90, Paradis, was arrested on a warrant that was issued for three counts of writing a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance for a fictitious person.

Parish levees continue to improve Parish levees continue to improve
August 10, 2006 at 11:51 am
The progress of levee protection on both the east and west banks of St. Charles Parish are continuing to improve.

Men charged with indicent behavior with juveniles Men charged with indicent behavior with juveniles
August 10, 2006 at 11:50 am
In recent days, three St. Charles Parish men were arrested and charged with indecent behavior with juveniles.

Re-taking the LEAP test proved beneficial to Louisiana students Re-taking the LEAP test proved beneficial to Louisiana students
August 10, 2006 at 11:47 am
Almost 6,000 Louisiana fourth and eighth grade students succeeded in passing the LEAP test after taking summer school courses and retaking at least a portion of the test, according to results released last Monday.

Won't you be my neighbor? Won't you be my neighbor?
August 10, 2006 at 11:45 am
The parish's Special Projects Committee met on Aug. 2 at the council chambers in Hahnville to continue discussion on an ordinance that, if approved, would allow for the development of patio homes in St. Charles Parish.

Crime in St. Charles rise in second quarter
August 10, 2006 at 11:43 am
Sheriff Greg Champagne of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office reports that crime in St. Charles Parish rose by 2.4 percent in the second quarter of 2006 when compared to the same period last year. However, crime fell by .2 percent in the first half of 2006 when compared to the first six months of 2005.

All are welcome to monthly meeting
August 09, 2006 at 11:10 am
The public is invited to the Down Syndrome Assn. of Greater New Orleans' monthly meeting Friday, Aug. 11 from 7-9 p.m. at Crane Rehab, 101 River Rd., Jefferson.

Football/cheerleader registration open
August 09, 2006 at 11:09 am
Destrehan Booster Club is accepting football and cheerleader registration at this time for the up coming season.

Calling all local republican women
August 09, 2006 at 11:08 am
The next Republican Women of St. Charles meeting/luncheon will be held on Thurs., Aug. 31 at Ormond Country Club at 11 a.m.

Parents, brush up on study skills & safety
August 09, 2006 at 11:06 am
Norco Elementary K-3/4-6 Schools are having a Family Day Conference on Sat., Aug. 12 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Blood drive to benefit local sick teen
August 09, 2006 at 11:05 am
Kyle Bergeron, a Luling resident with Leukemia, will have a blood drive in his honor at Mimosa Park Elementary School cafeteria on Aug. 10 at 3-8 p.m.

Save a life! Donate blood this Saturday
August 09, 2006 at 11:01 am
It is time once again for a blood drive. The drive will take place on Sat. Aug. 12 at 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall post 131, 103 Milling Ave., Luling.

51 Melrose Dr., Destrehan for $288,000 from GMAC Global Relocation Service, INC to Marietta Duncan on June 13 Real Estate Transactions
August 09, 2006 at 10:50 am
Norco
408 Good Hope St., Norco for $114,000 from Cassidy Cognevich to Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Miller on June 23

Sheriff's Reports
August 09, 2006 at 10:33 am
Arrests
•Warren A. Sinceno, 43, of 524 Centanni Rd., Kenner, was arrested and charged with theft of goods and misapplication of contractors pay at Maple Ln., St. Rose, on July 28. Sheriff Champagne reports that the above subject was arrested on a warrant that was issued on March 18, 2004 for the above charges. On March 12, 2004, Sinceno allegedly signed a contract with a Destrehan man to replace his roof. Sinceno accepted $4,000 from the victim for materials to begin the work as stated in the contract. Sinceno never replaced the victim’s roof.

Sheriff's Reports
August 02, 2006 at 3:18 pm
Arrests

Team Louisiana scores big at the National Special Olympics. 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.

4 arrested in connection with St. Rose murder
4 arrested in connection with St. Rose murder
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A New Orleans man was shot to death on Kennedy Street in St. Rose on Monday morning in what St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne called a drug deal gone bad.