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Luling Man accused of killing father suffers from hallucinations, doctors say
July 25 at 10:40 am
A Luling man who is charged with killing his father has been found unfit to stand trial because he suffers from auditory hallucinations and religious delusions, according to a psychiatrist who examined him.

The East St. Charles Volunteer Fire Department was recently upgraded to Class 3, which will save an average of $150 a year in property insurance for residents in Destrehan and New Sarpy. Property insurance rates lowered for Destrehan, New Sarpy residents
July 25 at 10:39 am
East Bank residents in the communities of Destrehan and New Sarpy will see a reduction in their property insurance bills this year after East St. Charles Volunteer Fire Department’s fire protection grading was upgraded.

Every step is taken to make sure that the active shooter drill seems as real as possible, which includes having murdered or injured students. School shooting simulation wins national award
July 25 at 10:37 am
A drill that mimics a school shooting – complete with students covered in fake blood and SWAT team members armed with weapons – has received a national award.

The audit also found that several Section 8 properties were unsafe. In all, inspections of 14 units found 13 did not meet HUD standards and had 191 health and safety violations combined. Jobs on the line following housing fiasco
July 25 at 10:35 am
The chairwoman of the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority said that no one’s job is safe after an audit revealed that more than $600,000 in housing payments were processed without verifying the income of those receiving the money.

Report sought on hospital’s management, viability Report sought on hospital’s management, viability
July 25 at 10:34 am
Councilman Paul Hogan wants to have a third party look into the management and long-term viability of St. Charles Parish Hospital.

St. Rose Tavern owner Pat Elfer and her daughter, Elizabeth, stand inside the restaurant’s new location in New Sarpy. The family was evicted from their St. Rose location, which they had called home for 60 years, in January. St. Rose Tavern relocates to historic New Sarpy landmark
July 25 at 10:32 am
The historic St. Rose Tavern is preparing to reopen in New Sarpy after the family that ran the restaurant was evicted from the building that served as their home in St. Rose for 60 years.

Arthur Tregre returned home a year after suffering severe injuries in an accident in Luling. Fire chief involved in fatal crash finally returns home
July 25 at 10:30 am
Former Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Arthur Tregre has returned home after being hospitalized since last August following a head-on collision with St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Watson, who died in the accident.

‘American Horror’ in St. Rose ‘American Horror’ in St. Rose
July 25 at 10:28 am
One of TV’s biggest shows, “American Horror Story,” recently wrapped up a two-week shoot at St. Rose’s Quixote Studios.

River Parishes Hospital community blood drive
July 24 at 12:30 pm
LAPLACE – The River Parishes Hospital is holding a community blood drive on Thursday, July 24 from 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Krewe of Zeus alters route, will resubmit permit to parade through Ormond Krewe of Zeus alters route, will resubmit permit to parade through Ormond
July 24 at 9:22 am
The Krewe of Zeus will resubmit an application to parade through Ormond Boulevard after making changes to the route, according to krewe's captain.

Sports Camp
July 23 at 9:00 am
ST. ROSE – The First Baptist Church of St. Rose is hosting a sports camp beginning Wednesday, July 23 and going through Friday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond
July 22 at 3:26 pm
The Krewe of Zeus has withdrawn a permit application that would have allowed the organization to parade through Ormond Subdivision in Destrehan.

Ormond residents concerned about property damage, traffic that would come with parade Ormond residents concerned about property damage, traffic that would come with parade
July 22 at 9:07 am
After rolling through the streets of Metairie for more than 50 years, the Krewe of Zeus has now set its sights on a parade through Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan.

Ormond residents concerned about property damage, traffic that would come with parade
July 22 at 9:00 am
After rolling through the streets of Metairie for more than 50 years, the Krewe of Zeus has now set its sights on a parade through Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan.

NFL player host ‘Family Day in the Park’
July 19 at 8:00 pm
LULING – LaRon Landry’s Leadership for Life Foundation is hosting its 2nd Annual Family Day in the Park at West Bank Bridge Park in Luling on Saturday, July 19 from noon to 8 p.m.

Preserve contest, live music at Destrehan market
July 19 at 8:00 am
DESTREHAN – The German Coast Farmers market will present
an LSU AgCenter preserve contest, a St. Charles Parish Library display and live music by Blanch Newsome at their Destrehan market on Saturday, July 19 at its East Bank location at Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan.

Enjoy supper while watching play ‘Anything Goes’
July 18 at 5:45 pm
RESERVE – An opening night supper and show will be held before St. John Theater’s opening performance of “Anything Goes” on Friday, July 18 at 5:45 p.m. that will also feature repeat performances on July 19, 23, 24, 25 and 26.

Derek Walker Book review: “Cosmos by Carl Sagan ”
July 18 at 10:36 am
The Cosmos is a book written by Carl Sagan in 1985-1986.

Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond
Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond
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The Krewe of Zeus has withdrawn a permit application that would have allowed the organization to parade through Ormond Subdivision in Destrehan.