What's Happening

All are welcome to monthly meeting
August 09, 2006 at 11:10 am
The public is invited to the Down Syndrome Assn. of Greater New Orleans' monthly meeting Friday, Aug. 11 from 7-9 p.m. at Crane Rehab, 101 River Rd., Jefferson.

Football/cheerleader registration open
August 09, 2006 at 11:09 am
Destrehan Booster Club is accepting football and cheerleader registration at this time for the up coming season.

Calling all local republican women
August 09, 2006 at 11:08 am
The next Republican Women of St. Charles meeting/luncheon will be held on Thurs., Aug. 31 at Ormond Country Club at 11 a.m.

Parents, brush up on study skills & safety
August 09, 2006 at 11:06 am
Norco Elementary K-3/4-6 Schools are having a Family Day Conference on Sat., Aug. 12 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Blood drive to benefit local sick teen
August 09, 2006 at 11:05 am
Kyle Bergeron, a Luling resident with Leukemia, will have a blood drive in his honor at Mimosa Park Elementary School cafeteria on Aug. 10 at 3-8 p.m.

Save a life! Donate blood this Saturday
August 09, 2006 at 11:01 am
It is time once again for a blood drive. The drive will take place on Sat. Aug. 12 at 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall post 131, 103 Milling Ave., Luling.

51 Melrose Dr., Destrehan for $288,000 from GMAC Global Relocation Service, INC to Marietta Duncan on June 13 Real Estate Transactions
August 09, 2006 at 10:50 am
408 Good Hope St., Norco for $114,000 from Cassidy Cognevich to Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Miller on June 23

Sheriff's Reports
August 09, 2006 at 10:33 am
•Warren A. Sinceno, 43, of 524 Centanni Rd., Kenner, was arrested and charged with theft of goods and misapplication of contractors pay at Maple Ln., St. Rose, on July 28. Sheriff Champagne reports that the above subject was arrested on a warrant that was issued on March 18, 2004 for the above charges. On March 12, 2004, Sinceno allegedly signed a contract with a Destrehan man to replace his roof. Sinceno accepted $4,000 from the victim for materials to begin the work as stated in the contract. Sinceno never replaced the victim’s roof.

Sheriff's Reports
August 02, 2006 at 3:18 pm

Team Louisiana scores big at the National Special Olympics. Team Louisiana shines at National Special Olympics
August 02, 2006 at 11:14 am
In early July, the city of Ames, Iowa landed the role as host for the 2006 National Special Olympic Games, and this first ever event gave many talented athletes the opportunity to become a part of history by representing Louisiana in a variety of competitions.

Two of Whitney’s sons, Chad and Zack, operate the camera and record the sound for a scene with actor Michael Dardant. Lights, camera, action
August 02, 2006 at 11:10 am
While New Orleans has been getting nationwide recognition for its role in the film industry, one local resident, Richard "Doc" Whitney of Destrehan, is busy creating his own Hollywood right here in St. Charles Parish.

Senate bill would be little help to Louisiana
August 02, 2006 at 11:04 am
We would get about $2 billion a year thereafter. Problem with the House bill is that it could, in the end, allow drillling off the east and west coasts, which some states do not want.

Let’s give neighborhood crime 'a night out'
August 02, 2006 at 11:01 am
For decades, we here in St. Charles Parish have been blessed with a quite and safe community.

Vehicle theft sweeps through Willowdale subdivision Vehicle theft sweeps through Willowdale subdivision
August 02, 2006 at 10:59 am
Several vehicles in the Willowdale subdivision, Luling, were reported burglarized to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office on July 25.

Buying a new home?
August 02, 2006 at 10:57 am
Family resources of New Orleans will hold a first time homebuyer’s workshop on Aug. 19 at 10 a.m.

Outsiders come to parish to score prescription drugs Outsiders come to parish to score prescription drugs
August 02, 2006 at 10:56 am
Two subjects residing outside of St. Charles Parish have been arrested after attempting to obtain prescription drugs with fraudulent prescriptions.

MOPS registration to kick off Aug. 3
August 02, 2006 at 10:54 am
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) will hold a pre-registration kick-off night on Thurs., Aug. 3 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Mochaccino’s in Luling.

Destrehan residents attended a town hall meeting on July 26 that zeroed in on railroad operations at a nearby switchyard. Shake, rattle and roll
August 02, 2006 at 10:48 am
On July 26, at Harry Hurst Middle School in Destrehan, parish councilman Clayton "Snookie" Faucheux hosted a town hall meeting for concerned citizens that centered on a history of complaints regarding the railroad switching procedures at the local Canadian National Railway switchyard.

New director works to get Housing Authority off  HUD’s trouble list
New director works to get Housing Authority off HUD’s trouble list
Since coming in as executive director of the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority after it was placed on HUD’s troubled agency list, Benjamin Bell has been a busy man.