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Could Jefferson West Bank levee flood St. Charles?

While St. Charles Parish inches closer to receiving a permit to start Phase II of the West Bank Hurricane Protection levee, there are concerns that it won't be finished fast enough to offset potential problems caused by the Western Tie-in.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am

Sign up for theater workshop

NORCO - The River Region Drama Guild will hold its “Free Youth Theater Workshop” on July 13 through 16 and July 20 through 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center located at 15146 River Road in Norco.

The workshop is open to students 10 to 18 years old and will teach them acting skills and the chance to participate in a play. The final evening will be a public performance demonstrating the skills learned in the workshop.

For more information, call Henry Sorbet at 504-904-1129.
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am

Meeting ‘King of Pop’ leaves lasting impression on St. Rose man

It was the year 1973. Page after page of high-end fashion magazines printed glossy images of young, hip models sporting bell-bottom jeans and clog heels. The Dodge Charger was one of the largest and most popular muscle cars to hit the streets, and the Jackson 5 - lead by then child star Michael Jackson - were topping the charts on radio stations across the country.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am

Guide starts online biz directory

A new, free online directory designed specifically for St. Charles Parish residents makes it much easier to find area businesses than flipping through the yellow pages.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am

Dow vapor sends at least 30 to hospital

When Pam Butler awoke in her River Park apartment at 5:45 a.m. on June 7, she was greeted with a headache and dizziness.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am

Childhood obesity one of most serious problems

By Harold Keller
We hear it from the medical profession, the insurance industry, and see the evidence in our communities that people today are living longer. What never follows those findings is that people who take care of themselves live longer. Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:07 am

Where is the benefit for Louisiana citizens?

The leges can’t seem to get the hang of who it is that they represent.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:06 am

Is it really too late to save our coast?

We’ve spent a lot of time emphasizing that if we don’t get major work underway to save the Louisiana coast within the next 10 years, it will be too late. It will all disappear into the Gulf of Mexico.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:03 am


JoEllen Marie Mire died on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at River Parishes Hospital at the age of 50. She was a longtime resident of Norco.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:00 am

Sheriff's Reports

•Jonathan Ryan, 25, of 106 Kaylee Dr. in Hahnville was arrested on July 1, and charged with theft over $500.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 8:59 am

3-way stop sign down for the count

The debate over the legality of a 3-way stop sign at Willowdale Boulevard and East Heather is over for good after the Parish Council decided to delete a 1984 ordinance that called for the sign’s installation.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 8:57 am

‘Sweat equity’ goes long way towards home ownership

Last week, Tanisha Love cut the red ribbon to her new home, making her a proud first-time homeowner. But there’s something particularly special about this homeowner - she’s been one of the main participants building her own home for the last five months. Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 8:54 am

Farmers’ market preserves contest

DESTREHAN - The German Coast Farmers’ Market’s “Best of Preserves Contest” is scheduled for Saturday, July 11 at the market at Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan.
The contest will be divided into different categories, allowing each contestant to enter more than one division.

Judging criteria includes the quality and appearance of the product. Products must be labeled to include the name of the preserve along with the month and year that the preserve was made.

Entries must be self-preserved by the contestant and participants must sign up for the event prior to the contest date.

The East Bank market hours are 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday.
For more information, call 985-764-9762.
July 12, 2009 at 9:13 am

Warbird's on the Bayou

The Crescent City Remote Control Club is putting on their first Annual "WARBIRDS on the Bayou". Come fly your warbird or just visit and see all of the planes from yesteryear in the sky in Edgard. All sizes are welcome. For more information, contact Ray Miller @ 504-393-1559 or you can view the group online:

We are lookinig forward to seeing you there. July 11th and 12th
July 11, 2009 at 1:18 pm

Women’s ministry presents youth seminar

BOUTTE - The Women of the Word Ministries of Changing A Generation presents “Girl Talk: Let’s Talk About It” - a real talk dealing with real issues that adolescents and teen girls face - on Friday, July 10 at 7 p.m. at 14271 Highway 90 in Boutte. Girls ages 11 to 18 are welcomed to attend. RSVP at 504-994-6102.Read More...
July 10, 2009 at 9:15 am

Dow odor could linger for several more days

The odor of ethyl acrylate could continue to linger in the parish for several more days as Dow continues work to contain the vapors, Dow spokesman Tommy Faucheux said.Read More...
July 09, 2009 at 4:46 pm

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Councilman says 4 sites will be considered for boat launch
Councilman says 4 sites will be considered for boat launch
Following intense public scrutiny over the Hwy. 90 Boat Launch deal, the St. Charles Parish Council’s special projects committee will meet Monday to discuss at least four options that could lead to the development of a boat launch.