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School system seeks drivers to fill shortage School system seeks drivers to fill shortage
1 hour ago
To deal with a shortage of substitute bus drivers, St. Charles Parish Public Schools will hold an information session on March 31.

No plans to open Bonnet Carre Spillway despite rising Mississippi No plans to open Bonnet Carre Spillway despite rising Mississippi
2 hours ago
The river is rising in the Crescent City, at least until the end of the month.

Destrehan couple face felony charges for fraud, $151,000 in tax evasion
2 hours ago
A Destrehan tax preparer and her husband face multiple felony counts of fraud and tax evasion.

Destrehan man pleads guilty in $50 million Medicare bust Destrehan man pleads guilty in $50 million Medicare bust
2 hours ago
A Destrehan man has pleaded guilty in a $50 million medical clinic-accountant Medicare fraud scheme exposed by a federal Medicare Fraud Strike Force.

The historic building, at the time Des Allemands’ second school in 1931, and the look of the proposed museum. Historian seeks to save 92-year-old schoolhouse
2 hours ago
With a tan Stetson hat shading Roy Lunk’s eyes from the soft sunlight shining on Des Allemands Friday afternoon, he stepped onto the threshold of a dream.

Arc director says closure  possible without tax help Arc director says closure possible without tax help
2 hours ago
Hit by what Victoria Bryant called “the double whammy” – declining revenue and rising expenses, the Arc of St. Charles would have to start shutting down programs within three years without help.

The DHS Robotic Team won the new FRC Bayou Regional Robotic Championship on Sunday. Dow Chemical contributes $5,000 a piece to the Destrehan and Hahnville high school robotics teams. The funds ensure the schools can afford these programs. In addition to the grant, Dow also contributed materials and mentors to the robotics teams.
DHS beats 60 teams from 6 states, secures bid in robotics national championship
2 hours ago
Destrehan High School’s robotics team won the Bayou Regional for the first time in school history and will now head to the national championship.

Paradis man caught  after  attempted armed  robbery Paradis man caught after attempted armed robbery
3 hours ago
Just minutes after receiving an alert about an attempted armed robbery of a gas station in Edgard, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies pulled over a blue Ford Explorer fitting the description of the getaway vehicle on Highway 3127 and had three suspects in custody.

The ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ team Alligator Fest could be featured on CBS TV show
3 hours ago
It seems a little bit of St. Charles Parish culture could end up on TV this year. That is if Agent Dwayne Pride of the “NCIS: New Orleans” team has anything to say about it.

Standing in front of Hale Memorial Boggs Bridge, Amelia and Arthur Gassen of Luling are ready for the Bridge Run. Runners can register for the run at the United Way office at13207 River Road in Luling. Early registration fee is $35 until the day of the race when it is $45. Beat the Bridge - Elderly couple in great shape for 19th Bridge Run
3 hours ago
The United Way of St. Charles’ Bridge Run can expect some new faces this year, but two seasoned pros who have taken part in the race since its founding are eager to get started.

Monsanto outraged by Roundup  cancer claim Monsanto outraged by Roundup cancer claim
Yesterday at 11:31 am
Monsanto’s response to the World Health Organization (WHO) labeling its widely used weed killer, Roundup, as “probably” causing cancer in humans was swift – it’s junk science.

Parish closes Spillway Road due to high water Parish closes Spillway Road due to high water
Yesterday at 11:11 am
St. Charles Parish officials closed Spillway Road (St. Charles Parish Hwy. 12) Tuesday due to water over the road.

Cyclist passes through parish on nationwide journey to raise funds to fight cancer Cyclist passes through parish on nationwide journey to raise funds to fight cancer
March 20 at 11:26 am
Everyday is a winding road for Flynn Donoho and his dog, Diva, yet it has been in these wide, open spaces where he has found his purpose.

Destrehan library uses Skype to connect readers with authors Destrehan library uses Skype to connect readers with authors
March 20 at 10:51 am
Today’s lingering worry about technology is how it’s distancing people, but the East Regional Library Book Discussion Group is using Skype to bring people together in a more personal exchange between reader and author.

Luling couple take part  in bridge  ‘Super Bowl’ Luling couple take part in bridge ‘Super Bowl’
March 20 at 10:35 am
Only the truly skilled, determined and competitive can even aspire to one day be called lifemaster.
This is checkmate in a power game that players equate in skill to chess.

Lindsey LeBlanc 42 child pornography images found on Norco man’s computer, police say
March 20 at 10:32 am
A Norco man has been arrested and charged with one count of pornography involving juveniles.

Cashio’s Food Villa  has new name, owner Cashio’s Food Villa has new name, owner
March 20 at 10:27 am
Marked by an impressive historical mural telling St. Charles Parish’s history, Cashio Food Villa is now part of Destrehan’s story, too.

SCP will bill residents $150,000 for ‘free’ dumpster program SCP will bill residents $150,000 for ‘free’ dumpster program
March 20 at 10:14 am
Under threat of seeking another attorney general’s opinion on how to recoup $150,000 for dumpsters provided to residents at no charge to remove blighted property, the St. Charles Parish government agreed to bill residents who received the service.

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Former chief sues fire department over harassment, threats
Former chief sues fire department over harassment, threats
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In a bizarre case where Stanley Wajda accused certain members of the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department of threatening him for exposing FEMA fund fraud, the former fire chief has fired back with a lawsuit seeking damages.