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Presbyterian Church to hold open house
September 06, 2006 at 2:03 pm
The First Union Presbyterian Church will hold a open house on Sept. 24 on church grounds located at 134 Lakewood Dr. in Luling.

MLK scholarship banquet set for Sept. 16
September 06, 2006 at 2:00 pm
The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Organization of St. Charles Parish presents “The Dreamers’ Dream,” the thirteenth annual scholarship banquet on Sat., Sept. 16 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the John L. Dorsey Multipurpose Center located at 13635 Old Spanish Trail in Boutte.

Vieux Carre meeting Sept. 9
September 06, 2006 at 1:58 pm
The first meeting of the year for the Vieux Carre Chapter will be held on Sept. 9 at the St. Charles Library in St. Rose at 1 p.m.

9 Palmer Dr., Luling for $227,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gassin to Thomas Hutchinson on July 18 Real Estate Transactions
September 06, 2006 at 1:48 pm
Good Hope
•Lot 5, Block C Good Hope St., Good Hope for $35,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Errol Falterman to Annie Rios on July 21

Ellington Mortgage Company now open in Boutte
September 06, 2006 at 1:44 pm
Ellington Mortgage Company is proud to announce the opening of a new location to better assist their customers.

At a recent luncheon at the St. Charles Operatons site for Dow Chemical, U.S. Representative Charlie Melancon said that when duty calls and he travels to Washington, he goes there to represent his district and to convey to the government what is needed fo MELANCON VS ROMERO
September 06, 2006 at 1:39 pm
BATON ROUGE -- With qualifying finished and the Nov. 7 election date nearing, the race for the 3rd Congressional District is under way and it promises to be as contentious as it is telling.

A year later
September 06, 2006 at 1:36 pm
The mainstream media were loaded with stories recently about the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. It almost seems insensitive for me to admit that I felt pain again while watching the replays of the nation's worst natural disaster.

AP editorial puts Louisiana in bad light -- again
September 06, 2006 at 1:29 pm
Thanks to fellow "Internet Kook" and real free-lance journalist, Emily Metzgar we get the following taste of how we in LA are viewed by others.

Ormond builder says he's not to blame for low income housing
September 06, 2006 at 1:27 pm
In response to the article written by Keirsten Williams, I would like to interject the facts in the midst of the obvious emotional outburst that Ms. Williams displayed in her letter to the editor for the week of August 31, 2006.

Vast new oil production in Gulf should help save
September 06, 2006 at 1:20 pm
There’s good news out in the Gulf of Mexico at a time when our coastal restoration efforts need it.

Our View
September 06, 2006 at 1:14 pm
Soon after Hurricane Katrina passed and people returned to the area, St. Charles Parish was the scene of much frenzied activity.

Norco robbery investigation continues
September 06, 2006 at 1:09 pm
On Aug. 28, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office reported that they are still pursuing the investigation regarding a 30-year-old Norco woman who said that she was attacked by an unknown man while attempting to retrieve belongings out of her vehicle.

Rev. George Fischer at left is proud of his daughter, Betsy Fischer, who spoke at last Wednesday’s Rotary meeting. Betsy is the excectutive director of the No.1 rated Sunday morning news show “Meet the Press.” National TV show executive has local roots
September 06, 2006 at 12:55 pm
Betsy Fischer, executive producer of NBC’s Meet the Press that airs on Sundays, was guest speaker at the St. Charles Rotary Club last Wednesday.

Seated: Lisa Wursteisen, Sarah Comiskey, Diana Blancarte-Ball, Angela Amedee. Standing: Henry Sorbet, Sherri Blanchard, Johanna Raymond, Anne Candies, Paul Ory 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.

The 51,000 square-foot addition will stand three-stories high and take 15 months to complete. 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.

Pictured (l-r) Rhonda Perrin, her daughter in law and the person who wrote in about Mrs. Perrin, Stanley Perrin, her son, Mrs. Mildred Perrin, and Kristi Brocato, owner of The Basketry. 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.

If built, the LTC would help to open up St. Charles Parish businesses to direct international trade. 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.

St. Charles Women’s Club raise $5,000 at charity auction
St. Charles Women’s Club raise $5,000 at charity auction
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The St. Charles Women’s Club raised over $5,000 as part of its annual autumn auction for Charity.