News

Recreational riders beware

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office is cracking down on people riding recreational vehicles on public roads. They recently issued a statement warning people that if they are caught riding 4-wheelers, dirt bikes or other off-road vehicles on public roads, they will be issued a ticket and fined. The sheriff’s office is clamping down on the law due to a rise in complaints of children riding off road vehicles in neighborhoods. […]

News

Fire destroys 51 Willowdale golf carts

On Sunday evening, March 12, the golf cart barn at Willowdale Country Club burst into flames around 6:30 p. m. A neighbor of the club spotted the fire and called 911. The fire department responded and quickly gained control of the blaze. According to officials at Willowdale, the cause of the fire may have been electrical. […]

Crime

Abusers get jail time

Last Thursday, a Boutte woman received 10 years in the Louisiana Department of Corrections for maltreatment and theft of an elderly man in her care. On the same day, a Luling woman received 8 years for hurting a child. […]

Columns

A nasty surprise

As tens of thousands fled New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Katrina, they left behind jobs to which many of them expected to return a few days later-just as they did after Hurricane Ivan the year before. […]