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Business Expo

This coming Friday and Saturday, St. Charles residents will be treated to a showcase of local goods and services as the St. Charles Business Expo and Health Fair gets underway in the Hahnville High School Gym.
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Trash on highways unsightly, dangerous

I bet in a post Katrina world, there isn’t a single driver in southeast Louisiana who doesn’t have at least one story about debris falling from a trash truck either striking their vehicle, caused them to take dangerously evasive actions, or striking something on the roadway. With tons and tons of Hurricane Katrina trash being hauled to landfills, most all of which are located on the west bank just over the Jefferson and St. Charles Parish lines, it seems as though all roads to the landfills lead through St. Charles Parish, even from parishes far to our east. All of this has local residents experiencing a much larger percentage of driving challenges than any other community. […]

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Making good communities great

During a victory celebration on February 23 at Destrehan Plantation, the United Way of St. Charles will announce the results of the 2006 campaign that will fund the many agencies that contribute so much to our quality of life. After a year of tremendous demands on the non-profit service providers, the success of this year’s pledges will have great impact on a post-Katrina St. Charles Parish. […]

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133 years of taking notes

Much has happened in St. Charles Parish in the more than thirteen decades. We have gone from a sparsely populated agricultural community to being one of the largest ports in the world. And during that time, one business has witnessed this evolution first hand. […]

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Apology Accepted… Lets Move On

In a post-Katrina world, there are two things that should be obvious by now: One, you can’t ask for billions in recovery aide from the federal government without expecting to be under a public microscope, and, two, you can’t fake leadership in such a demanding environment as the pressure will surely expose your weaknesses.
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Apology Accepted… Lets Move On

In a post-Katrina World, there are two things that should be obvious by now. One, you can’t ask for billions in recovery aide from the federal government without expecting to be under a public microscope and, two, you can’t fake leadership in such a demanding environment as the pressure will surely expose your weaknesses. […]