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New Orleans once again center of Landrieu universe
3 hours ago
Even though it had been rumored for months, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu finally pulled the trigger recently on a major campaign shakeup that moved control over to a few Big Easy insiders.

Togetherness needed around the world
3 hours ago
Is the world coming to an end of peaceful living as ISIS and other warring groups in the Middle East grow more and more unfriendly to people of the world who want to live a pleasant and purposeful life? The Muslims are often blamed for stirring up hatred and dislike among people of different religions and from different regions, but Pope Francis had a different opinion after visiting Albania, a Muslim country.

Meyer Meyer
3 hours ago
Claurette “Coopie” Autin Meyer, 81, died at home on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 12:45 p.m.

Early voting underway in St. Charles Parish
3 hours ago
St. Charles Parish voters will select a new judge, School Board member and several justices of the peace and constables on Nov. 4, but early voting is now underway.

Law making it harder for teachers to earn tenure ruled constitutional
3 hours ago
A law making it easier to fire tenured teachers and more difficult for new teachers to earn tenure has been ruled constitutional by the Louisiana Supreme Court, reversing an earlier ruling by a Baton Rouge district judge.

Luling woman tests positive for most severe form of West Nile Luling woman tests positive for most severe form of West Nile
3 hours ago
A Luling woman who contracted West Nile after being bitten by a mosquito tested positive for the most severe form of the virus, according to the Department of Health & Hospitals.

According to numbers provided by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, there were 24 and 34 heroin-related arrests in 2012 and 2013, respectively. Through August of 2014, only 16 such arrests have been made. Heroin use on decline in St. Charles Parish
3 hours ago
While heroin use appears to be on the rise across Louisiana, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said the drug is declining in the parish.

St. Charles Parish Hospital says they are prepared should Ebola case arise St. Charles Parish Hospital says they are prepared should Ebola case arise
3 hours ago
Though there are no suspected or confirmed cases of the virus in St. Charles Parish, St. Charles Parish Hospital is well prepared should an Ebola case arise, according to chief of nursing Jean Hill.

The new generator is part of a request from the Louisiana Public Service Commission to provide for growing energy needs in the River Parishes. Proposed generator would double energy production at Little Gypsy
3 hours ago
Entergy is seeking approval from St. Charles Parish leaders to build a generator that would more than double energy production at the Little Gypsy power plant in Montz.

St. John man found dead in Bonnet Carré Spillway St. John man found dead in Bonnet Carré Spillway
3 hours ago
A man was found dead in the Bonnet Carré Spillway on Friday after a night of partying, but police do not suspect foul play.

Lora Luquet and her family are hosting a blood drive at Harry Hurst Middle School on Friday from noon until 3:30 p.m. Luquet had major surgery to reverse scoliosis. Norco family gives back after daughter’s 7-hour scoliosis surgery
Yesterday at 10:22 am
After undergoing a seven-hour surgery to correct a severe case of scoliosis, 13-year-old Lora Leigh Luquet and her family are giving back to the community by sponsoring a blood drive on Friday at Harry Hurst Middle School.

Ormond Boulevard railroad crossing closes for 3 days Ormond Boulevard railroad crossing closes for 3 days
Yesterday at 8:43 am
The railroad crossing on Ormond Boulevard closest to River Road will be closed for three days for track replacement work.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office recovers body of man who jumped into Lake Pontchartrain
October 20 at 4:53 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has recovered the body of a 21-year-old man who jumped into Lake Pontchartrain this morning.

Hahnville Linebacker Stephen Cloud strips the ball from East St. John quarterback. Hahnville defense comes up big in defeat of East St. John
October 17 at 11:04 pm
Two of Hahnville’s six touchdowns came from the defense, leading the Tigers to a 42-26 win over the East St. John Wildcats Friday (Oct. 17) night.

Destrehan runs over Central Lafourche, 42-7 Destrehan runs over Central Lafourche, 42-7
October 17 at 9:49 pm
Destrehan used its powerful ground attack to cruise past Central Lafourche 42-7 on Friday.

Mimosa Park kindergartners Maleyah Williams and Nathaniel Ashby. Kindergarteners hard at work
October 17 at 3:59 pm
At Mimosa Park Elementary, the kindergarteners are hard at work.

Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mason” Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mason”
October 17 at 3:57 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Mason.

St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults
October 17 at 3:53 pm
Over 20 people attended an arts fair held by the St. Charles Art Guild Oct. 9 at the St. Charles United Methodist Church in Destrehan.

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Kindergarteners hard at work
Kindergarteners hard at work
At Mimosa Park Elementary, the kindergarteners are hard at work....
St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults
St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults
Over 20 people attended an arts fair held by the St. Charles Art Guild Oct. 9 at...

School would end earlier next year with 1-day fall break under proposed calendar
School would end earlier next year with 1-day fall break under proposed calendar
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School will begin earlier next year and end earlier as well if a newly proposed calendar is approved by the St. Charles Parish School Board.