Editorial




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 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 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.

Destrehan residents attended a town hall meeting on July 26 that zeroed in on railroad operations at a nearby switchyard. 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.

135 Pleasant Valley Dr., Des Allemands for $235,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Clifton McNeely to Mr. and Mrs. David Tregre on June 23 Real Estate Transactions
August 02, 2006 at 10:26 am
Hahnville
•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.

Sheriff Reports
July 28, 2006 at 3:07 pm
Arrests
• Vernon Breaux, 38, of 221 Clement St., New Sarpy, was arrested and charged with aggravated battery at LA 52, Luling, on July 16.

708 Sugarhouse Rd., Luling for $150,000 from Sonia Lee to Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Douglas on June 14 Real Estate Transactions
July 28, 2006 at 3:01 pm
Destrehan
•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 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.

River Region Drama Guild holds Summer Theater Workshop
July 28, 2006 at 10:20 am
The River Region Drama Guild held its Summer Theater Workshop on July 10-13 and July 17-20 at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Good Hope.

Summertime lemonade offers kids life lessons Summertime lemonade offers kids life lessons
July 28, 2006 at 10:16 am
ARA- This summer parents are finding clever ways to teach their kids valuable life lessons -- through lemonade. Instead of letting your kids waste away their summer vacations playing video games, encourage them to start up a small business by running a good old-fashioned lemonade stand.

Council approves property purchase Council approves property purchase
July 28, 2006 at 10:10 am
On Monday, the St, Charles Parish council unanimously passed an ordinance to approve and authorize the execution of an act of sale for the purchase of a 35,000-square-foot lot adjacent to the offices of the Department of Planning and Zoning.

Dennis Hugle,Jr., 30, New Orleans New Orleans man charged with aggravated assault
July 27, 2006 at 1:58 pm
On July 17, Dennis Hugle Jr., 30, of 2420 Spain St., New Orleans, was arrested on a warrant issued by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office and charged with aggravated battery, aggravated assault and simple battery.

Too old to serve? New law kicks several longtime public officials out of office
Too old to serve? New law kicks several longtime public officials out of office
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As qualifying for parish and state elections takes place this week, a few longtime elected officials are being removed from the ballot for no reason other than their age.