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Budget cuts will hurt adult ed programs

Because of budget cuts made by Gov. Bobby Jindal, the state has cut funding to many St. Charles Parish Schools programs.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 8:55 am

Parish: Planning commissioner violates zoning regulations

St. Charles Parish has ruled that Neal Clulee, a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission, was in violation of the zoning code when he allowed Phylway Construction, LLC to store trucks, fuel tanks and job trailers on two tracts of land he owns.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 8:55 am

Growth rate doesn’t bode well for more retail

When parish planners asked residents what they would like to see occur in the area over the next 20 years, more commercial development was near the top of most people’s list. But because the parish is experiencing a growth rate of under 1 percent, it’s unlikely the parish could support more retail.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 8:55 am

Community Ed helps make life better here

There’s something for everybody in Community Education classes this spring in St. Charles. Like art in many forms - - watercolor, acrylic, calligraphy. Or one can learn about computers, from the basics on up.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 8:55 am

Are Dems backing down on healthcare?

Now that a Republican has been elected to the Senate from Massachusetts, considered a political impossibility in the past, the Democrats want to reconsider or reconstruct the elements of their health care bill.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 8:55 am

Oysters a tasty alternative with duck, deer season continuing to disappoint

This is the week all hunters hate to have arrived. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 4:00 pm

How Bout Them Saints...

The three game slide late in the 2009 regular season put some doubt in minds of the 'Who Dat' faithful, but Saturday's 45-14 win over the Arizona Cardinals in the divisional round of the playoffs put away any doubt that the 2009 version of the New Orleans Saints were indeed a special football team.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 3:57 pm

Hahnville boys struggle in 5-0 loss to No. 6 ranked Dutchtown

The Dutchtown Griffins, the No. 6 ranked boys soccer team in the state, made quick work of the HHS Tigers, beating them 5-0 last Friday. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 3:56 pm

HHS receiver commits to UL-Lafayette

Hahnville High School wide receiver James Butler verbally committed to the University of Louisiana-Lafayette this past weekend.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 3:55 pm

Lady Tigers come up short in upset bid of district-leading Griffins

In a game more suitable for duck hunting, the Lady Tigers were on the prowl to upset the District 6-leading Dutchtown Griffins at Hahnville High School. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 3:53 pm

Girl Scout cookie sale began Jan. 15

The annual Girl Scout cookie sale started on Jan. 15 and cookie deliveries will start on Feb. 26.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 3:51 pm

First Baptist Church in Paradis will have a new pastor on Jan. 30

The First Baptist Church Family of Paradis will have a new pastor next month. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 3:50 pm

Krewe of Des Allemands keeps tradition alive with annual Mardi Gras dance

The Krewe of Des Allemands held its annual Mardi Gras dance on Jan. 16 and celebrated, despite the fact that participation in the krewe's parade is dwindling.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 3:49 pm

Police: Dollar General employee robs different branch

A 21-year-old Luling man was arrested after he allegedly robbed the Paul Maillard Dollar General while wearing a Dollar General uniform, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 1:09 pm

Ormond culvert replacement on horizon

By Renee Simpson

The parish is preparing to replace an existing 60-inch corrugated metal culvert under Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan, a project that will force traffic detours on the major thoroughfare.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 1:08 pm

Time for country to make resolution of restoring economy

The New Year is a time for resolutions-resolutions we commit to as a means to better ourselves and the communities around us. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 11:51 am

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A man faces a charge of attempted first-degree murder after allegedly attacking his friend with a knife at a St. Rose gas station, resulting in the victim being transported to a hospital for critical care.