|Witnesses say alleged thief beaten by deputies
December 05, 2007 at 12:53 pm
On Sept. 21, at 11:30 a.m., a woman leaving the CVS Pharmacy in Luling had her purse snatched from her shoulder while she was attempting to load merchandise into the trunk of her car. Police quickly apprehended Charles Baloney, 20, but his arrest led to a police officer being injured and allegations of police brutality.
|Sneaky scoundrel steals several snakes from store
December 05, 2007 at 12:33 pm
On either late Sunday night or early Monday morning, the Tropical Fish and More pet shop in Boutte experienced a break in. The owner suffered the loss of $700 from the previous day's earnings, and 10red-tailed baby boas worth about $100 dollars each.
|Luling woman killed in 3 vehicle crash on I-10 east
December 05, 2007 at 12:32 pm
A three vehicle crash over the Thanksgiving holiday claimed the life of Luling resident Meghan Stabile, who was ejected from the passenger side seat of a Toyota Celica on Nov. 26.
|UWSC launches early childhood development partnership, Success By 6
December 05, 2007 at 12:23 pm
The United Way of St. Charles is launching a new early childhood development parternership to enhance support for parents and improve early learning for children in the area.
|Cafe Landry takes alternative approach to food business
December 05, 2007 at 12:19 pm
In an attempt to teach students valuable skills while they complete their community service requirements, the Landry Alternative Programs Center has opened Café Landry, which serves both breakfast and lunch throughout the week.
|Melancon recounts successful year in Washington, touches on future
December 05, 2007 at 12:17 pm
Congressman Charlie Melancon has had a busy year.
Louisiana’s representative for the 3rd District, which covers a majority of the southern part of the state, is currently trying to help the state rebuild, while also making it his goal to lower health care cost and home insurance.
December 05, 2007 at 12:14 pm
After an undefeated regular season assured the Destrehan Wildcats of the No.1 playoff seed in 5A, the team decided to take advantage of their lofty status.
|Homeless family faces crisis
November 28, 2007 at 5:18 pm
Claudia Mitt, 31, of Boutte, starts her day off with her usual routine, walking the streets of St. Charles Parish, asking people for food and money to help her get back the life she once knew before her drug addiction forced her to lose her home, job and family.
|Veto override imminent
November 28, 2007 at 5:13 pm
Six St. Charles Parish council members plan to cast their votes against Parish President Albert Laque's veto, which will permanently close the Luling Video Bingo Palace.
|Yard signs send right message during holidays
November 28, 2007 at 2:44 pm
Parish residents will soon have an affordable way to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas by purchasing unique yard signs that showcase a picture of the nativity and read, “This House Believes!”
|Outdoor Express staying busy by offering large selection of items
November 28, 2007 at 2:42 pm
For lifelong hunter and fisher Will Waldrop, getting to spend his days at Outdoor Express is something that he wouldn't change for anything.
|Former Destrehan star, current NFL Charger holds bear drive for children
November 28, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Former Destrehan Wildcat and current San Diego Charger Mike Scifres is doing what he can to make a difference in the lives of young children that are currently forced to remain in the hospital during the holidays.
|Council’s new faces say parish ready for change
November 28, 2007 at 2:38 pm
Residents of St. Charles Parish spoke loud and clear about the direction they want the area to head by electing several new faces to the council.
|Morel hosts Thanksgiving dinner for senior citizens
November 21, 2007 at 1:45 pm
St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel sponsored a Thanksgiving dinner for senior citizens on Nov. 14 at the Shriner's Jerusalem Temple in Destrehan.
|Norco plant to shut down by years end, will impact 60 employees
November 21, 2007 at 1:44 pm
Dow Chemical Company recently announced that Union Carbide Corporation will suspend production at its polypropylene manufacturing facility at St. Charles Operations in Norco in anticipation of an expected decision to shut down the plant's facility by years end.
|R.K. Smith puts students on fast track to careers
November 21, 2007 at 1:35 pm
Raymond K. Smith Middle school sponsored its first annual career day on Nov. 15 for more than 300 of the school's students.
|Borromeo students learn about Native American heritage
November 21, 2007 at 1:31 pm
St. Charles Borromeo students participated in an event called the potlatch that centered on Native American culture and included a historical depiction of events right before the Thanksgiving holiday.
|Housing and zoning issues pit residents against parish council
November 21, 2007 at 1:28 pm
St. Charles Parish's planning and zoning administration faces heated challenges when it comes to issuing permits and often finds that residents are puzzled over the process.
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Oil ban lift could hurt jobs in St. Charles Parish refinery business - 1893 views
As efforts continue with Congress to lift restrictions on U.S. crude oil exports, so are those by the United Steelworkers union (USW) to stop it, arguing it could hurt jobs and the refinery business in areas like St. Charles Parish.
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