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What is the plan for Louisiana?

In his column, Associated Press business writer, Alan Sayre, provides us with a very interesting analysis of the state’s economy. Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:10 am
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Residents can guide future of parish

Residents of St. Charles Parish will be able to help design the future of their parish as a master land use plan is rewritten in the weeks ahead. The original plan was drafted in 1991 to help guide parish leaders in making future land use and infrastructure decisions.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:08 am
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Neighborly love helps fight crime

Residents in almost every area of the parish gathered with their neighbors on Aug. 5 in order to celebrate the fight against crime.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:07 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Tyler Fisher, 19, of 15877 River Rd. in Hahnville was arrested on July 24, and charged with theft of $2,500 and criminal trespassing.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:07 am
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West Nile virus found in Destrehan mosquito sample

A mosquito sample from Destrehan tested positive for the West Nile virus and parish residents are urged to protect themselves against bites by wearing light-colored clothing and long sleeves and pants.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Parish DA inducted into justice hall of fame

St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel, who has served in his post for 31 years, was recently inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame.
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August 10, 2009 at 9:05 am
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Sheriff turns builder over to attorney general

Construction on a new 39,000 square-foot law enforcement complex should begin this month after Sheriff Greg Champagne signed a contract with Aegis Construction Company, who submitted the second-lowest bid for the project.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 9:04 am
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‘Fishing for Frankie’ Aug. 8 at Pier 90

AVONDALE - A benefit fishing tournament for Luling resident Frankie Champange, who is battling lung cancer, will be held on Aug. 8 at Pier 90 located at 10093 Highway 90 in Avondale.

Entry fees are $100 per boat - 2 persons per boat. There will be an optional $10 big bass pot that will pay back 100 percent.

Check in is from 4:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. Weigh in is at noon.
Registration is continuous through the day of the tournament. The payout will be 50 percent of the profit made, the other 50 percent will be donated to the Champagne family.

The number of entries will determine the number of pay-out places. All entries will also be entered to win door prizes on the day of the tournament.

Entry forms are available at Outcast Marine in Des Allemands, First National Bank in Boutte and Norco, Majoria’s in Boutte, Roussel’s Hunting and Fishing in LaPlace, Outdoor Express in Paradis and at Pier 90.
For more information, call Audrey Raziano at 985-758-8411 or 985-703-0135 or araziano@aol.com; April Sellers at 504-756-7020 or prilay@cox.net; or George - Harbor Master - at 985-665-7839.
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August 08, 2009 at 8:42 am
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Airline Drive now open after truck fire

Firefighters took on a truck fire early Wednesday that closed Airline Drive near Almedia Road. The road was reopened an hour later, but closed again at around 5 p.m. so that workers could clean up oil that had spilled from the truck.Read More...
August 06, 2009 at 8:46 am
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Airline Highway near Almedia Road closed

The St. Charles Parish EOC reports that Airline Highway near Almedia Road in St. Rose is closed entirely due to a vehicle fire.Read More...
August 05, 2009 at 9:43 am
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Time to plan Night Out Against Crime parties

ST. CHARLES PARISH - On Tuesday, Aug. 4 neighborhoods throughout St. Charles Parish are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 26th annual National Night Out Against Crime/Drug Prevention event.

National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by Sheriff Greg Champagne and the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support and participation in local anti-crime efforts, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community relations and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

This year’s theme is “Giving Crime & Drugs A Going Away Party.” From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 4, homeowners, apartment dwellers and businesses are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights for security and spend the evening with their neighbors and police outdoors demonstrating solidarity against crime.

National Night Out is an ideal opportunity for citizens and law enforcement nationwide to form powerful partnerships in the fight for a safer America. On August 4th, millions will join forces to Give Crime & Drugs A Going Away Party.

If your neighborhood is planning a Night Out Party, please call Susie Gauthier at 985-783-1355 to register.Read More...
August 04, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Future of crime fighting

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has chosen a builder for their new 39,000 square-foot law enforcement complex, Sheriff Greg Champagne said. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Tax holiday a boon to businesses

Furniture, school supplies, hurricane protection items and even alcohol and tobacco products are just a few of the many items that will be available tax free next weekend after the Parish Council, the School Board and the state suspended their sales taxes.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:54 am
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50 set to sue Dow

Fifty residents that say they were exposed to ethyl acrylate fumes after a leak at Dow have retained the legal services of New Orleans attorney Frank D’Amico, Jr. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:54 am
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Arrest, seizure of getaway car appear to stop rash of break-ins

Nine vehicles in the Willowdale, Willowridge and Lakewood Drive area were broken into last weekend, which continued a string of car burglaries that began in May but increased in June and July.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:54 am
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Survey shows independant voters taking a second look

Presidential campaigns are in some respects like a gruesome war. Large, well-financed armies of partisans slug it out in battles designed to rally their voters into action and to drive down the favorable impressions of the opposing candidate. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:40 am
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Destrehan aims to bounce back
Destrehan aims to bounce back
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After rolling past archrival Hahnville in its District 7-5A opener, Destrehan fell short of making it a 2-0 district start with a loss at home to Terrebonne Friday.