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Maybe someday we’ll eliminate income taxes

So Gov. Bobby Jindal got some credit - - and some blame - - for supporting and opposing tax cuts in the current legislative session. He at first opposed cutting the Stelly bill income tax increase but then capitulated and supported it when legislators were considering eliminating all state income taxes.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:35 pm

Parish hopping with activity

By Renee Allemand
I'd like to thank everyone who has contacted my office to offer suggestions for the parish's new Web site. You want the site to be informative and constantly updated during emergencies. Those things are and have been in our plans.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:33 pm

Activities on tap for youth this summer

Parents need the support of summer camps to keep their children busy all summer, especially if the alternative is to leave them home alone.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:31 pm

State to offer hurricane items tax-free on May 24-25

Louisiana residents can purchase needed items free of sales tax as they prepare for the 2008 hurricane season. Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:30 pm

Police track, arrest mom and pop burglar in Florida

The long arm of the law finally caught up to Metairie resident and suspected burglar Nicholas P. Banta.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:29 pm

Men on ATVs lead police on high-speed chase through traffic

Two men traveling on a pair ATVs led sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase through River Road traffic, reaching speeds of 80 mph as they evaded officers.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:28 pm

Parents cashing in on children’s clothes

If you can barely close the door on your children’s closets because it’s stuffed to the max with clothes they have grown out of, then making a stop at Luling’s Hopscotch Consignment shop could be well worth it.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:27 pm

Bids too high for DHS improvement project

Destrehan High School may have to scrap plans for a covered basketball court after the lowest bid for the school's athletic facility relocation and improvement project came in at close to 30 percent above budget.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:24 pm

Hahnville High School golf player signs with Nicholls

Congratulations to Hahnville High School senior, Werlien Prosperie, III, who signed a golf scholarship with Nicholls State University.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:42 pm

Vipers wipe out the competition at Paradis soccer tournament

The Division 1, U-12 St. Charles Parish Vipers recently won the Plantation Cup Soccer Tournament held in Paradis. Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:41 pm

Local boys compete in the 6th Annual St. Matthew Fishing Rodeo

Two local boys competed in the 6th Annual St. Matthew Fishing Rodeo May 16-17.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:39 pm

Little league baseball team starts season with 4-2 record

West St. Charles Little League’s 15-16 year old Rebels have begun the 2008 baseball season with a 4-2 record playing against teams from Baker and Amite, Louisiana.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:37 pm

Hahnville High School athletes receive merits for a job well done

Hahnville High School recently held an athletic awards ceremony in the auditorium for underclassmen who participated in the winter and spring sports. Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:35 pm

St. Charles Cyclones defend title by winning division in state match up

The U-19 St. Charles Cyclones have successfully defended their 2007 state championship title by winning the 2008 Louisiana Divison 1 U-19 championship played in Alexandria last month.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:34 pm


The loud buzz that rocked the New Orleans Arena for the first two rounds of the NBA playoffs now sounds more like a distant hum.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:32 pm

Public encouraged to support Challenger baseball

LULING - All baseball games need an audience, and St. Charles Parish is encouraging the public to attend upcoming Challenger baseball games, which give mentally and physically challenged youth a chance to play.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:32 pm

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St. John sheriff's deputy arrested on drug, weapon charges
St. John sheriff's deputy arrested on drug, weapon charges
A St. John the Baptist Parish deputy was arrested in St. Charles Parish Wednesday morning and charged with possession of drugs and a weapon.