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While the Arc’s Cajun Village thrift store relies on volunteers like the ones pictured, they also employ several disabled people. Arc must hire more non-disabled employees or risk losing funding
January 09 at 9:14 am
A new federal rule will force the Cajun Village thrift store in Boutte to hire non-disabled employees if it wishes to continue to receive funding from Medicaid.

3 Walmart cashiers accused of giving away merchandise 3 Walmart cashiers accused of giving away merchandise
January 09 at 9:13 am
Three Walmart employees were arrested after they allowed some customers to receive huge discounts, and others to get free merchandise, during the Christmas rush, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Christopher Lymous St. Rose man charged in fatal crash
January 09 at 9:12 am
A St. Rose man has been charged with negligent homicide in connection with a crash in November that killed the man’s passenger.

Stephen and Brandi Cortez, who live in Hahnville, are currently fostering two young children. Hahnville couples’ struggle shows challenges, rewards of foster parents
January 09 at 9:10 am
On Dec. 29, a pile of unopened, nicely-wrapped gifts remained beneath a Christmas tree in the living room of Brandi and Stephen Cortez’s Hahnville home.

(From L-R) Winchell Delano, Daniel Flynn, Jarrad Moore, Luke Kimmes and Adam Trigg gather equipment at their staging area in Des Allemands before heading out on a 5,200-mile canoe journey from the Mississippi River to the Artic Ocean. From Des Allemands to the Arctic Ocean: Friends set out on 5,200-mile journey
January 09 at 9:08 am
Six Midwesterners recently began a 5,200-mile canoe journey through 10 states with a little help from an old friend in Des Allemands.

Anyone who knows the identity of the three suspects, or who has any information on the incident, are asked to contact Det. Jody Weems at (985) 783-1135 or (985) 783-6807. 3 sought after theft of $13,600 from Walmart
January 06 at 10:34 am
Two boys are being sought by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in connection with the theft of 12 cell phones from Walmart in Boutte.

Chad Robin poses with family members Allison, Denise and Glenn before auditioning for “American Idol” in New Orleans. Luling native is contestant on ‘American Idol’
December 31, 2014 at 9:26 am
A Luling native will be a contestant on the new season of “American Idol” on Fox.

Suspect in fatal Hahnville bar shooting arrested in Kenner Suspect in fatal Hahnville bar shooting arrested in Kenner
December 29, 2014 at 12:18 pm
A 35-year-old Boutte man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and another person injured early Friday morning.

Larry Thompson Hahnville murder suspect on the run
December 26, 2014 at 9:38 am
Police are searching for a Boutte man in connection with a deadly shooting that took place in Hahnville Friday morning.

2 plead guilty following undercover drug sting
December 25, 2014 at 8:07 am
Two men caught selling liquid synthetic marijuana from the Triangle Food Store in Luling both pled guilty in connection with the crime.

Kathy Blahut, a regular attendee of the German Coast Farmer’s Market, said she would love to have her strawberries used by an entrepreneur at Edible Enterprises. New partnership connects farmers with food entrepreneurs
December 25, 2014 at 8:05 am
A new partnership will connect food entrepreneurs with local farmers in an effort to expand food production in St. Charles Parish.

State police released two images of the vehicle, which is either a truck or SUV. Police release images of vehicle involved in fatal St. Rose hit-and-run
December 25, 2014 at 8:03 am
Police have released surveillance footage of a vehicle sought in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that caused the death of a St. Rose mother early Thanksgiving morning.

Cherie LaGrange Woman accused of poisoning husband won’t face charges
December 25, 2014 at 8:02 am
A St. Rose woman accused of poisoning her husband’s drink will avoid jail after the husband asked the St. Charles Parish District Attorney’s Office to drop the charge.

Gas drilling rig near Willowdale clears first hurdle Gas drilling rig near Willowdale clears first hurdle
December 25, 2014 at 8:01 am

The Coastal Zone Advisory Committee of St. Charles Parish offered no objection to one of many permits needed to commence drilling for natural gas near the Grand Ridge Golf Club in Luling.

This trailer home on Hollywood Park Drive in Montz burned down on Saturday, leaving a family of five homeless. Montz family loses everything in fire
December 25, 2014 at 8:00 am
Donated toys and clothes are pouring in for a Montz family whose home was destroyed in a fire on Saturday.

The Nelson family began lighting a large bonfire in their backyard in 1990. St. Rose family has lit the way for Santa Claus for last 24 years
December 24, 2014 at 8:06 am
Glen Nelson was 16 years old when he first got the idea to build a bonfire for the holidays. At that time, it was supposed to be a small bonfire in the backyard for Halloween.

Administration needs more time to finalize $670,000 purchase of Madere’s Garage Administration needs more time to finalize $670,000 purchase of Madere’s Garage
December 19, 2014 at 9:51 am
The St. Charles Parish administration asked the council to table a proposal to formally buy the Madere’s Garage property across the street from the Hahnville courthouse.

Flu vaccine not as effective against season’s dominant strain Flu vaccine not as effective against season’s dominant strain
December 19, 2014 at 9:50 am
The flu vaccine may not be as effective against this season’s most dominant strain of the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

4 teens arrested in connection with 15 auto burglaries
4 teens arrested in connection with 15 auto burglaries
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Four teens were arrested in connection with 15 auto burglaries that occurred last weekend in Destrehan, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.