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 Fugitive in New Sarpy murder in custody Fugitive in New Sarpy murder in custody
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Sidney K. Smith, wanted in connection with Saturday's murder of Warren Sanders of LaPlace, turned himself in to the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center this evening.

Fugitive is on the run after murder in New Sarpy Fugitive is on the run after murder in New Sarpy
Yesterday at 3:16 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for Sidney K. Smith in connection with a homicide that occurred Saturday (April 18) in the 800 block of East Terrace Street in New Sarpy.

Area groups setting up funds to help Cpl. Burt Hazeltine and his family Area groups setting up funds to help Cpl. Burt Hazeltine and his family
April 17 at 2:55 pm
Three area organizations have set up funds to accept donations for St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office's Cpl. Burt Hazeltine who was shot Thursday (April 16) in an apparent ambush shooting while directing school traffic.

St. Charles Parish clerk responds to audit findings St. Charles Parish clerk responds to audit findings
April 17 at 1:26 pm
A state audit cites the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s office for failing to return lawsuit funds, and lacking adequate controls on credit card expenditures and cash receipts.

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Cody Humane Society Pet of the Week: Cody
April 17 at 12:56 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Cody the dog.

United Way of St. Charles  holds largest  campaign in 60-year history, raises  $2.8 million United Way of St. Charles holds largest campaign in 60-year history, raises $2.8 million
April 17 at 12:37 pm
United Way of St. Charles announced at their Victory Celebration on March 12, having raised $329,614 more than this time last year.

German Coast Farmer’s Market annual Spring Plant Exchange German Coast Farmer’s Market annual Spring Plant Exchange
April 17 at 12:30 pm
The German Coast Farmer’s Market will hold its annual Spring Plant Exchange.

Luling student wins national award Luling student wins national award
April 17 at 12:24 pm
Gabrielle Cantelli of Luling will receive national recognition as a winner of a Scholastic Art & Writing award.

Food for thought Food for thought
April 17 at 12:14 pm
With every bag of food given to those in need at the Matthew 23:35 Food Pantry, Mary Anne Schindler kept thinking about ways to help those in need help themselves even more.

St. Charles Parish - Public wants accountability  on the parish’s tax proposals St. Charles Parish - Public wants accountability on the parish’s tax proposals
April 17 at 12:11 pm
With 6.2 mills of property taxes proposed for a levee protection system and wastewater system upgrades, St. Charles Parish residents told parish officials they acknowledged the need but wanted more accountability before they’d pull the lever for the referendums at the May 2 election.

Hahnville junior Eric Gilmore at Don Raymond Relays Hahnville boys win Don Raymond Relays
April 17 at 12:04 pm
The Hahnville boys track and field team won the Don Raymond Relays. Tiger senior Brandon Singleton led the way, winning the 100 meter and 300 meter hurdles.

St. Charles Parish - Shelter’s deaf mascot is no ‘Grumpy Cat’ St. Charles Parish - Shelter’s deaf mascot is no ‘Grumpy Cat’
April 17 at 11:46 am
He’s white, fluffy as a toy and gets his picture taken with admirers who want to feature him on their Facebook page.

Meet Razah – the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter mascot who has his own fans and Facebook page.

St. Charles Parish Schools rank 3rd in nation St. Charles Parish Schools rank 3rd in nation
April 17 at 11:44 am
Ranking among top school systems in the nation for use of technology in the classroom, the St. Charles School System accepted the award as confirmation that it’s preparing the “21st century student.”

Hahnville pitcher Lauren Beadle is a workhorse inside the circle recording wins in the last four games. Lady Tigers take down HLB, South Lafourche and Thibodaux
April 17 at 11:43 am
Hahnville was on a roll last week winning four in a row thanks in part to the arm of senior pitcher Lauren Beadle, who’s been “Miss Automatic” in the circle for the Lady Tigers.

Louisiana House Ministry of Propaganda
April 17 at 11:41 am
As I have noted before, the Louisiana Lege has one of the best websites in the country for getting information about what our leges are doing, especially during lege sessions.
Recently, while searching for some information I saw the “News Link” page of the House Communications Office.

Opening of session ignites race for House speaker
April 17 at 11:37 am
Although the governor has traditionally enjoyed tremendous influence over whom the House selects as its leader — and even though the gubernatorial contest is far from being decided — there are already 10 representatives who tell LaPolitics they are either running for speaker or are considering the internal race.

Should we consider a flat tax again?
April 17 at 11:35 am
Income tax time has come and gone again with few expressions being uttered publicly about the unpopularity of the way we collect taxes. Maybe folks have given up on finding a better way to do it.

Second baseman senior Morgan Foret fields a ground ball for the Destrehan LadyCats Lady Cats extend win streak to 7
April 17 at 11:34 am
Destrehan stayed strong last week with wins over H.L. Bourgeois, North shore, East. St. John and Terrebonne, improving their district record to 11-2.

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Shoes for souls - A 10-year-old’s compassion reaches Africa
Shoes for souls - A 10-year-old’s compassion reaches Africa
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If doing for others defines the person, then Ascension Parish’s 10-year-old Katelyn Champagne is reaching out all the way to Africa.