|Bill would prevent transportation of hazardous materials down Apple Street
May 06 at 9:02 am
A bill that would prevent the transport of hazardous materials along Apple Street in Norco has passed the State Senate.
|Woodruff wins District II seat by 20 votes
May 05 at 11:46 am
The runoff election for the District II council seat ended Saturday night with a very narrow margin of victory for William "Billy" Woodruff over Mary Clulee.
|Monsanto employee will receive national award for life-saving actions
May 05 at 10:10 am
A local Monsanto employee will receive a national award after his quick actions helped save the lives of a man who was struck by lightning while fishing on Lake Cataouatche.
|EOC studies Texas explosion to prevent similar disaster in parish
May 04 at 10:14 am
After an explosion at an industrial fertilizer facility in West, Texas two weeks ago that left 14 dead and nearly 200 injured, officials at the St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center (EOC) are studying the incident to see if they can learn anything to prevent a similar disaster from occurring in St. Charles Parish.
|Parish will begin appeal of flood insurance maps
May 03 at 10:54 am
St. Charles Parish officials are moving forward with plans to formally appeal preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps (DFIRMs) recently unveiled by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
|Town hall meeting will discuss construction of Willowridge levee
May 03 at 10:54 am
St. Charles Parish will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, May 9 to discuss construction of the Willowridge phase of the West Bank hurricane protection levee.
|Next council member will be decided Saturday
May 03 at 10:51 am
Voters will head to the polls on Saturday to decide the next St. Charles Parish District II council member.
|Food, fun reign at Little Red Church
May 03 at 10:07 am
Thousands of people will head to Destrehan this weekend to enjoy soaring fair rides, feast on jambalaya and crawfish pies and show off their target shooting skills.
|Board begins search for next school superintendent
May 02 at 10:57 am
The search for a new superintendent for St. Charles Parish Public Schools is on after Dr. Rodney Lafon publicly announced his resignation after 18 years in the position.
|Drugs connect rash of East Bank murders
April 28 at 9:29 am
After experiencing a long dry spell with no murders in the parish over a 13-month period from early 2011 to mid 2012, St. Charles Parish has seen four murders in the past 11 months–all of which have occurred on the East Bank. Three of those murders occurred in the first three months of 2013. and all of the murders reportedly involved the use of drugs.
|Killona mother forced out of home for 2 weeks after 18-wheeler hits power pole
April 27 at 9:27 am
A woman and her two daughters were without electricity for two weeks after an 18-wheeler tore down the power line in front of their home and damaged their electric meter and hookup.
|St. Pierre holds firm on decision not to sign lobbying contract
April 26 at 9:26 am
After saying last week that he had no intention of signing a contract with Tauzin Consultants, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre held firm despite pleas from residents who said a lobbying firm is needed to fight the prospect of high flood insurance.
|Man lured into robbery through Instagram
April 26 at 9:25 am
Police are searching for a robber who lured a Destrehan man to Carriage Lane with promises of a cell phone before pulling out a gun and taking the victim’s money.
|Schools believe flood insurance increases will not be as bad as predicted
April 25 at 9:24 am
After weeks of speculation on the potential rise in flood insurance rates, St. Charles Parish Public Schools launched their own inquiry on how increased flood insurance premiums will affect their properties and have come back with positive findings.
|Congresswoman who authored flood act protected own district from high insurance rates
April 25 at 9:23 am
The congresswoman who co-authored the Biggert-Waters Act boasts on her website that she helped a community of her constituents fend off new FEMA flood maps in areas that were never considered flood plains before their latest remap.
|West Bank property values could plummet
April 25 at 9:20 am
Even though parish property was reassessed only last year, West Bank residents may see lower property tax rates as early as July 31 if a reassessment goes through following a FEMA flood remap that may mean some have to pay tens of thousands of dollars more per year in flood insurance rates.
|St. Charles Parish Schools superintendent announces retirement
April 24 at 7:54 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Rodney Lafon has announced his retirement effective July 1, 2013.
|Herald-Guide awarded Newspaper of the Year
April 24 at 12:52 pm
The St. Charles Herald-Guide was named Newspaper of the Year by the Louisiana Press Association for the paper’s work in 2012. Overall, the Herald-Guide took home 14 awards including General Excellence, Best Sports Coverage and Best Front Page.
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Seventh grade whiz kid stuns teachers, parents with ACT score - 623 views
Most graduating seniors do not come close to scoring a 27 on the ACT test, but 13-year-old J.B. Martin Middle School 7th grader Lauren Watson did just that this school year.
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