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SCP Hospitalís awards banquet for volunteers
May 16, 2007 at 1:45 pm
St. Charles Parish Hospital hosted an awards banquet for members of its staff of volunteers in order to express the hospitalís appreciation.

R - U - CAR-azy?
May 16, 2007 at 1:42 pm
A recent news story reported that Washington is the first state to ban text messaging while driving. Text messaging while driving?! You would think that common sense would have that one covered, but then common sense isnít exactly common anymore, is it?

SCP Schools STRUT THEIR STUFF at national excellence convention
May 16, 2007 at 1:41 pm
St. Charles Parish Schools were featured in the National School Boards Association's Walk of Excellence at the NSBA's 67th Annual Conference in San Francisco.

Sheriffís K-9 specialist named TOP DOG in DC awards ceremony Sheriffís K-9 specialist named TOP DOG in DC awards ceremony
May 16, 2007 at 1:39 pm
St. Charles Sheriff's canine specialist Sgt. Paul Finn was named the 2006 United States Marshals Service Law Enforcement Officer of the Year at the Director's Awards Ceremony held in Washington, DC.

What's Happening
May 16, 2007 at 1:17 pm
YOUR 15 minutes of fame? Film company needs extras

DESTREHAN - Grey Door Films needs movie extras for their first feature film, In Purgatory. Twenty-five extras 21 years of age and older are needed on May 19 to be part of a barroom scene and 53 extras 18 years of age and older are needed on May 27 to be part of a daytime talk show audience scene. For more information, call David Kirtland at 985-210-9895 or Mary Childs at 504-628-1310.

In the news
May 16, 2007 at 1:02 pm
Other newspapers are now reporting that SCP schools could be the first in the state to put heart-starting defibrillators in every school from kindergartens through high schools.

Off to college? Start now for financial aid
May 16, 2007 at 1:01 pm
The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance announced today that processing of new applicants for Tuition Opportunity Program for Students scholarship awards for the 2007-2008 academic year has begun.

Pick up your copy of our graduation issue at news stands round the parish. A SENIOR MOMENT 562 graduate in SC Parish
May 16, 2007 at 12:57 pm
Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools will graduate 562 seniors this week as the school year comes to an end in St. Charles Parish.

YMCA program manager Lou Johnson welcomes everyone to the new facility. YMCA set to open doors in Luling just weeks from now
May 16, 2007 at 12:55 pm
The River Parishes YMCA will open in June, offering youth activities for St. Charles Parish middle school and high school students.

$44M in upgrades for SCP student athletes
May 16, 2007 at 12:53 pm
The St. Charles Parish School board has released a master plan for the final two phases of an estimated $44 million revamping of the schoolís athletic facilities.

It was raining cats and dogs ...
May 10, 2007 at 2:16 pm
Itís safe to wager that nobody has ever seen cats and dogs fall from the heavens during a rainstorm, yet whenever thereís a heavy downpour, the common phrase we all use is ďitís raining cats and dogs.Ē

Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries News Briefs
May 09, 2007 at 1:38 pm
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission officially proclaimed June 9 and 10 "No License Required" fishing days for Louisiana citizens and visitors during May 3 meeting proceedings.

Fishermen Ďreelí in the BIG one at Bayou Gauche fishing tourney
May 09, 2007 at 1:36 pm
The annual Bayou Gauche Fishing Tournament was held the last weekend of April with a total of three groups competing for first place.

HHS state golf results
May 09, 2007 at 1:32 pm
Hahnville High School golf coaches Ronnie Cantrelle and Jarrett Walker would like to congratulate the HHS boys and girls golf team on a successful season.

LWFC sets dove seasons & dove hunting zones
May 09, 2007 at 1:29 pm
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the tentative dates for the 2007-08 hunting season for mourning doves, white-winged doves, Eurasian collared-doves and ringed-turtle doves at their May 3 meeting.

MoneyTalk
May 09, 2007 at 1:27 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: Iím 13-years-old and Iím saving my money so I can buy a car when I turn 18. I earn $60 a month babysitting for neighbors.

EDUCATION FIRST. Alajza Woods, 3, of Killona and the youngest student in the school, recites the alphabet for teacher Rosalind Johnson. Pre-K teacher honored for 40 years of service
May 09, 2007 at 1:22 pm
Rosalind White Johnson "treats" her students to reading, writing and arithmetic like any other teacher, but she also works extra hard to help them to build character and learn the importance of self-discipline - all before they enter kindergarten.

Man, 37, killed in motorcycle crash
May 09, 2007 at 1:18 pm
Louisiana State Troopers investigated a fatal accident in Boutte on the afternoon of May 6. According to Troop B Spokesman Joseph Piglia.

Sports

Jordan did Mavericks wrong
I might as well weigh in on that bizarre DeAndre Jordan situation that broke out...
In memory of a star
In memory of a star
Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992...

Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car
Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car
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A 30-year-old Eastern New Orleans man as been arrested and accused of murdering Des Allemands resident Lindsay Nichols, who was found shot to death June 21 in the trunk of her black Honda Accord when firefighters and police responded to a car fire at the intersection of Lake Forest and Michoud boulevards.