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St. Charles Parish Hospital nurses Lisa Bourgeois, Roxanne Elliott and Dana St. Pierre recently earned the CNOR credential, a professional designation specifically designed for nurses whose practice emphasis is in providing nursing care in the surgical setting.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:42 am

Gift of life

On Aug. 6, 22-year-old Luke Zeringue of Destrehan will have his third cardiac surgery. Unlike others who’ve undergone this surgery, blood must be ready for Luke before and after the operation because of his two medical deficiencies - Factor I and Factor II. His family needs your help and your blood donations.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:39 am

‘Back to the Beach’ luau highlights senior events

The St. Charles Council on Aging has released its August calendar, which includes events open to St. Charles Parish seniors 60 years and older.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:37 am


John Bradley IV, resident of Norco, was killed in a work related accident on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 1:40 p.m. He was empoyed by BLD Services of Kenner as a construction worker. He was 20 years old and a graduate of Destrehan High School. Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:34 am


Nellie Louise McGinty passed away on July 27, 2009 at the Specialty Rehabilitation Hospital in LaPlace, at the age of 78. She was a native of Crocker, Missouri and had lived in Destrehan for the last 11 months with her daughter. McGinty loved to shop at WalMart, was an avid coin collector, and loved being a grandmother and great-grandmother.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:33 am


Roy Joseph Bergeron passed away on July 29, 2009 at the age of 61. He was born on January 7, 1948 and was a native of Des Allemands and resident of Thibodaux. Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:33 am


Captain Herman Joseph Fonseca, Sr. passed on July 30, 2009 at the age of 71. He was a longtime resident and native of Des Allemands, and a member of the Back to the 50’s Jamaican Club.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:31 am

Another win-win for Louisiana with carbon storing

While the national and international debate on climate change and reduction of green-house gases continues, Louisiana has surged ahead of most other states in its effort to capture and store carbon from utility power plants and industrial sites and to put the by-product to good use.
August 10, 2009 at 9:30 am

What is the plan for Louisiana?

In his column, Associated Press business writer, Alan Sayre, provides us with a very interesting analysis of the state’s economy. Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:10 am

Residents can guide future of parish

Residents of St. Charles Parish will be able to help design the future of their parish as a master land use plan is rewritten in the weeks ahead. The original plan was drafted in 1991 to help guide parish leaders in making future land use and infrastructure decisions.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:08 am

Neighborly love helps fight crime

Residents in almost every area of the parish gathered with their neighbors on Aug. 5 in order to celebrate the fight against crime.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:07 am

Sheriff's Reports

•Tyler Fisher, 19, of 15877 River Rd. in Hahnville was arrested on July 24, and charged with theft of $2,500 and criminal trespassing.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:07 am

West Nile virus found in Destrehan mosquito sample

A mosquito sample from Destrehan tested positive for the West Nile virus and parish residents are urged to protect themselves against bites by wearing light-colored clothing and long sleeves and pants.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:06 am

Parish DA inducted into justice hall of fame

St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel, who has served in his post for 31 years, was recently inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame.
August 10, 2009 at 9:05 am

Sheriff turns builder over to attorney general

Construction on a new 39,000 square-foot law enforcement complex should begin this month after Sheriff Greg Champagne signed a contract with Aegis Construction Company, who submitted the second-lowest bid for the project.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:04 am

‘Fishing for Frankie’ Aug. 8 at Pier 90

AVONDALE - A benefit fishing tournament for Luling resident Frankie Champange, who is battling lung cancer, will be held on Aug. 8 at Pier 90 located at 10093 Highway 90 in Avondale.

Entry fees are $100 per boat - 2 persons per boat. There will be an optional $10 big bass pot that will pay back 100 percent.

Check in is from 4:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. Weigh in is at noon.
Registration is continuous through the day of the tournament. The payout will be 50 percent of the profit made, the other 50 percent will be donated to the Champagne family.

The number of entries will determine the number of pay-out places. All entries will also be entered to win door prizes on the day of the tournament.

Entry forms are available at Outcast Marine in Des Allemands, First National Bank in Boutte and Norco, Majoria’s in Boutte, Roussel’s Hunting and Fishing in LaPlace, Outdoor Express in Paradis and at Pier 90.
For more information, call Audrey Raziano at 985-758-8411 or 985-703-0135 or; April Sellers at 504-756-7020 or; or George - Harbor Master - at 985-665-7839.
August 08, 2009 at 8:42 am

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J.B. Martin Middle School receives $1,600 grant from Cox Charities’ grant program
J.B. Martin Middle School receives $1,600 grant from Cox Charities’ grant program
Branded under the theme, “Give Where You Live,” Cox Charities is a unique, employee-giving campaign that was launched in 2015 in Cox’s Metro New Orleans Region and is totally funded by Cox employees. All money raised is given back locally to the four-parish service area.