Storm leaves SCP dealing with outages, wastewater problems
15 hours ago
Today's violent storm hit St. Charles Parish residents with power outages and a parishwide alert to stop wastewater use until further notice.

SCP residents urged to discontinue wastewater use
15 hours ago
St. Charles Parish residents are urged to discontinue wastewater usage if possible due to heavy rain and power outages, especially in the areas of Paradis and Bayou Gauche until further notice.

The top winners: Emily Bergeron, 1st Overall for Advanced Math/Functions and Statistics; Amy Kugler, 1st Overall for Journalism; and Kylie Revere, 1st Overall for Art.
St. Charles Comets in LaPlace shine at district rally
April 24 at 2:27 pm
St. Charles Catholic High School was honored to send thirty students to the annual South Central Louisiana District Literary Rally 2015.

Myrtis Dishmond TGMC Honors Myrtis Dishmond as March 2015 Employee of Month
April 24 at 2:19 pm
Terrebonne General Medical Center’s (TGMC), nationally recognized medical center, honors Myrtis Dishmond as the March Employee of the month.

From left are Kerry Schaubhut, Paige Dunn and Austin Riley. In the background is Jason Riley (far right). R.J. Vial awareness month
April 24 at 2:12 pm
R. J. Vial Elementary school in Paradis welcomed a guest speaker from Canada who presented a “powerful message of inspiration” to the faculty, staff, students and visitors during a community morning meeting.

St. Rose man convicted of teen's murder St. Rose man convicted of teen's murder
April 24 at 1:54 pm
A St. Rose man has been convicted of murder in connection with the May 29, 2012 slaying of 19-year-old Jared Mealey in the Preston Hollow neighborhood.

Robot grant for Hahnville High School Robot grant for Hahnville High School
April 24 at 1:49 pm
Elaine Fitzgerald, adviser for the Hahnville Engineering and Robotics Club received a $4,000 grant from Entergy Corporation in March.

Lakewood Elementary fifth-grader wins state honors for letter about her mother Lakewood Elementary fifth-grader wins state honors for letter about her mother
April 24 at 1:26 pm
How one interprets the children’s book, “The Giving Tree,” depends on the reader

Sheriff’s Reports
April 24 at 1:22 pm

• William Savoie, 34, of 2351 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan, was arrested and charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling on April 13.

Roller derby team skates through St. Charles Parish on 2,800-mile trek Roller derby team skates through St. Charles Parish on 2,800-mile trek
April 24 at 1:17 pm
A roller derby team from Colorado skated through Louisiana this month as part of their 2,800 mile coast-to-coast, cross-country cause.

Norco Manufacturing Complex’s Seventh annual Date with Destiny program will be held April 30 at Hilton New Orleans Airport for area women interested in working in the area’s petrochemical industry. The program is free. Women sought for high-paying jobs
April 24 at 11:58 am
Norco Manufacturing Complex’s Date With Destiny program was created to literally build a pipeline for women to enter the petrochemical field – and it’s working.

Dr. Wilson P. Couch with his wife and nurse, Merele. Time moves on, but Dr. Couch is not forgotten
April 24 at 11:39 am
The small, orange brick building at 15160 U.S. Hwy. 90 in Paradis, where Dr. Wilson P. Couch practiced medicine for more than 40 years is getting a new tenant.

Suspected pusher busted in Luling Suspected pusher busted in Luling
April 24 at 11:29 am
An anonymous tip led the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office to the arrest of a suspected drug pusher in Luling and seizure of a stash including nearly 1,200 grams of raw marijuana.

Terry Authement Former councilman Authement running for parish president
April 24 at 11:10 am
After serving 12 years on the St. Charles Parish Council, Terry Authement has announced he’s running for parish president.

Sidney K. Smith New Sarpy murder suspect turns himself in
April 24 at 11:00 am
New Sarpy resident Sidney K. Smith, 22, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 28-year old Warren Sanders last Saturday night.

Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, former Gov. Edwin Edwards, Al Scramuzza and former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield. Crawfish cook-off will offer more celebrity judges, 3-day festival.
April 24 at 10:47 am
St. Charles Parish’s second annual crawfish cook-off will be bigger in nearly every way this year with three days of festivities, more celebrity judges, carnival rides and nearly 40 boil teams ready to light the fire.

Cpl. Burt Hazeltine embraces his mom on his return home. Deputy blessed by community support.
April 24 at 9:58 am
Just days after being shot three times while directing traffic in Paradis, Cpl. Burt Hazeltine is now home.

Hahnville senior Kendrick Hahnville wrestler named 2-time All-American
April 24 at 9:48 am
Kendrick Jones, Hahnville High School senior and back-to-back Class 5A state championship wrestler has also been named a two-time All-American and the third best wrestler in the nation.


Civil War drama films in Paradis
Civil War drama films in Paradis
Matthew McConaughey is back in St. Charles Parish filming his new movie, “The Free State of Jones.”
Filming in New Orleans and Lafayette will continue until late May and include scenes with McConaughey in Paradis that require swamp scenes.