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Paul Maillard revitalization moving ahead with Monsanto

The Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization project got Council approval, and St. Charles Parish has announced that Monsanto has become a strong partner in helping make it happen.Read More...
Yesterday at 6:35 am

85% of motorists drove over limit on I-310, study says

The newly posted 70 mph speed limit on the elevated portions of Interstate 310 in St. Charles Parish marks a statewide trend aligning motorists' apparent need for speed, but it's also considered safer.Read More...
Yesterday at 5:45 am

Public meeting on millages

The St. Charles Parish Council will hold a public meeting on adopting millages at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at St. Charles Parish Courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville.Read More...
August 14 at 8:36 am

Pre-sports physicals

St. Charles Parish Hospital Middle School Pre-Sports Physicals will be available Saturday, Aug. 12, at the following school locations: J.B. Martin - 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. for last names beginning A-M and 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., last names N-Z; Harry Hurst - 10:30 a.m. - noon; R.K. Smith - noon - 2 p.m.; Albert Cammon - noon - 2 p.m. at St. Charles Parish Hospital Medical Office Building (enter at north entrance), 1057 Paul Maillard Road, Luling. A physical will cost $15 in cash or checks only. A signed physical form is required. Parent attendance is mandatory. For more information, contact Donna Palahang at More...
August 12 at 9:48 am

Blood drive

American Legion Post 131 will host a “Mr. Charlie Oubre Jr.” Memorial Blood Drive with the Ochsner Blood Bank 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 103 Milling Ave., Luling. Donors are encouraged to eat a good meal before donating and can donate while taking medications for high blood pressure or cholesterol. Donors must bring a photo ID. For more information, contact Richard Bordner at (504) 343-5092.
August 12 at 9:44 am

Sheriff seeking information on missing man's whereabouts

Sheriff Greg Champagne is asking for public assistance in locating Melvin Greely Jr. Read More...
August 10 at 8:05 pm

Ensemble members

The Louisiana Ovation Vocal Ensemble is looking for new members as it begins its 2017 Fall season of “Christmas In The Movies”. The chorus, under the direction of Brian Martinez Jr., is open to all, from middle school age to adults. Rehearsals are held on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month, 7 – 9 p.m., at Lakewood Elementary School, 501 E. Heather Drive, Luling. No auditions or previous experience necessary. For more information, call (985) 652-0162, or email or visit or The first rehearsal will be held Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. Read More...
August 10 at 9:47 am

Luling Elementary named among 3 schools statewide for Don’t Quit! Fitness winners

Luling Elementary School was among three schools announced to receive a $100,000 fitness center.Read More...
August 09 at 2:27 pm

Being alone with the Lord each day can help us get our priorities straight

Father Wilmer Todd

In one of his daily meditation Bishop Sam Jacobs make a distinction between aloneness and loneliness. Read More...
August 09 at 2:17 pm

Supporting local preparedness

Joshua Joachim is chief executive for the American Red Cross of LouisianaRead More...
August 09 at 2:15 pm

There’s good and bad in St. Charles Parish

There has been good news and bad news about the safety of being in St. Charles Parish lately. Read More...
August 09 at 2:11 pm

Is race for Senate president starting early?

One of the more substantive issues looming over the next term of the Louisiana Legislature is who will succeed Senate President John Alario to lead the upper chamber. Read More...
August 09 at 2:06 pm


Capt. Jules John Tarullo left this earth on July 24, 2017 to join his precious family who has gone before him. Read More...
August 09 at 2:05 pm


Betty Jane Alexander Brown, 69, a native of Texas City, Texas, and resident of Paradis, passed away on July 26, 2017.Read More...
August 09 at 1:51 pm

Sheriff's Report - Aug. 3, 2017


• Preston Payne, 23, of 14368 Moore Ave. in Walker, was arrested July 19 and charged with principal to armed robbery.
August 09 at 1:47 pm

Parish postpones $525K site purchase for P&Z relocation

Although the St. Charles Parish government had advertised its intent to buy a 5.6-acre site in Hahnville to expand government services, the move was reversed at Monday’s council meeting.Read More...
August 09 at 1:36 pm

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