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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
19 hours ago
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
20 hours ago
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
21 hours ago
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
21 hours ago
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
21 hours ago
The German Coast Farmer’s Market will hold its annual Spring Plant Exchange.

Luling student wins national award Luling student wins national award
21 hours ago
Gabrielle Cantelli of Luling will receive national recognition as a winner of a Scholastic Art & Writing award.

Food for thought Food for thought
21 hours ago
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
21 hours ago
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
22 hours ago
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’
22 hours ago
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
22 hours ago
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
22 hours ago
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
22 hours ago
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
22 hours ago
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?
22 hours ago
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
22 hours ago
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.

Sheriff’s Reports (April 16)
22 hours ago
Arrests

• Marvin R. King, 58, of 915 Carbona Dr. in Dallas, Texas. was arrested on St. Martin St. on April 10 for a warrant issued on March 17 and charged with simple burglary.


DHS junior Brandon Wild held Terrebonne to six hits in 4-0 shutout Thursday. Destrehan gets ‘Wild’ win over Terrebonne before falling to HHS
22 hours ago
Destrehan’s week got off to a good start last Thursday when the Wildcats picked up a 4-0 victory over Terrebonne.

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St. Charles Parish councilman irate in dumpster-gate
St. Charles Parish councilman irate in dumpster-gate
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A dispute over the St. Charles Parish government recovering nearly $150,000 in dumpster fees as part of a discontinued blight elimination program erupted into an angry showdown between Parish Councilman Paul Hogan and the parish administration at Monday’s council meeting.