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Carl Lewis, 25, New Sarpy Repeat offender arrested for animal cruelty
August 17, 2006 at 11:16 am
After repeat offences for animal cruelty, Carl Lewis, 25, of 835 E. Macadoo St., New Sarpy, was arrested and charged with animal cruelty on Aug. 10.

Deadline to register to vote is Aug. 30
August 17, 2006 at 11:15 am
Deadline for voter registration is Aug. 30 at the registrar of voters office in the courthouse in Hahnville. The open primary election for the St. Charles Parish school board and U. S. Congressmen will be held on Sept. 30, and the general election for both is scheduled for Nov. 7. Constitutional amendments will also be voted upon.

Jogger greeted by naked man
August 17, 2006 at 11:14 am
A 44 year-old Norco woman was unexpectedly greeted by a naked man on Spruce St., Norco.

Public School overhaul websites
August 17, 2006 at 11:12 am
Public schools in St. Charles Parish are in the mist of another exciting first week of a brand new school year. If you're a parent or student in the parish, chances are you have noticed a change in the district's website and the websites for individual public schools within the parish.

Congressman Bobby Jindal gets an earful from Cable Executive Steve Sawyer at last Wednesday’s Rotary meeting at Occasion’s Restaurant. Seen in the background are Kristi Brocato, Rotary President and Kim Allen, Communications Director in Congressman Jindal Jindal gives Rotary Club words to live by
August 17, 2006 at 11:09 am
Congressman Bobby Jindal gave St. Charles Parish Rotarians and their guests words of wisdom at last Wednesday’s Rotary meeting. He told the group that Louisiana and our nation as a whole should think about the right changes in government. His observations to the group were to the point and practical.

Carriage Lane, a long time source of frustration for local residents, is burdened with blighted apartment buildings and over-grown grass. Neighborhood eyesore
August 17, 2006 at 11:05 am
Residents of Ormond subdivision and neighboring streets know all too well the problem with trash, overgrown grass and irresponsible landlords that line the streets of Carriage Lane.

Jindal talks here, delivers own baby
August 17, 2006 at 11:02 am
When Cong. Bobby Jindal finished his very enlightening talk at the St. Charles Rotary Club meeting last week, he announced that his wife was expecting a baby.

A way of life many love to hate
August 17, 2006 at 10:59 am
These are truly some trying times for Americans. For most of us, it is also a very patriotic time filled with pride. For the rest of you, well, I guess it is a troubled time torn between your antiwar beliefs and hopefully being supportive of the thousands of our servicemen and women maintaining peace in a troubled region.

Fall session of lady’s Bible study begins
August 16, 2006 at 1:24 pm
The Bible Center Church in Luling will soon begin it’s fall session focusing on “Jesus the One and Only.”

Calling all cooks!
August 16, 2006 at 1:22 pm
Teams Invited to register for the 5th Annual United Way of St. Charles Battle for the Paddle Challenge to be held Oct. 5.

An afternoon off with the Red Hat Yahya’s
August 16, 2006 at 1:21 pm
Come join the YAHYA’S, for a leisurely afternoon social, on Aug.18 at the Hahnville Activity Center 626 Pine Street, 12-2 p.m.

Destrehan Booster Club registration
August 16, 2006 at 1:19 pm
Destrehan Booster Club will hold football, cheerleading and girls’ basketball registration on Mon., Aug. 21 from 6-8 p.m.

Let the recreation games begin!
August 16, 2006 at 1:17 pm
Early registration for football, cheerleading, girls’ biddy basketball and fall baseball will be held Sat., Aug. 19 at the St. Charles Parish Recreation Office from 10 a.m. till noon.

HHS Tigers announce upcoming scrimmage
August 16, 2006 at 1:12 pm
The HHS Tigers will host a scrimmage against L.W. Higgins starting at 5 p.m. on Thurs., Aug. 17.

Sheriff's Reports
August 16, 2006 at 1:01 pm
Arrests
• Rondell Batiste, 21, of 515 Paul Fredrick St., Luling, was arrested and charged with poss. of SCH II CDS and turn signal required in the 500 Blk. of Paul Fredrick St., Luling, on Aug. 7. Sheriff Champagne reports that the above subject was arrested after being stopped for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed the subject to be in poss. of crack cocaine.

For the love of the game For the love of the game
August 10, 2006 at 12:19 pm
For Wayne Baloney and A.M. Charles, providing an opportunity for young men to play a sport that they love was an easy endeavor. As members of the First Baptist Church of Paradis, these two men, thirteen years ago, made an idea come alive as they established their Annual Christian Basketball Tournament.

Starr Lewis and Brittany Watson model acceptable uniforms for St. Charles Parish. St. Charles Public Schools crack down on uniform policies
August 10, 2006 at 12:16 pm
It is back to school time in St. Charles Parish and this year the school board is continuing to tighten up on their policies.

Tools for Schools readies students with support
August 10, 2006 at 12:13 pm
Schools in the River Parishes will open in a few days, and again River Parishes Tools for Schools will provide needy students with the supplies they need for the academic year, according to founder and coordinator, Betty Coleman Clement.

Schools seek OK to borrow $42 million
Schools seek OK to borrow $42 million
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The St. Charles Parish School Board will ask residents to approve up to $42 million in bonds at a special election this spring.