|Schools given more time to comply with law that could lead to longer bus trips
August 15 at 9:56 am
St. Charles Parish Public Schools will have more time to comply with a new law that prevents students from crossing the street to enter or exit a school bus. Officials have said the law could increase the time it takes some bus drivers to complete their routes.
|Destrehan wing completed in nick of time
August 15 at 9:55 am
After a delay that pushed completion of the project back four months, the new $7.9 million wing at Destrehan High School is finally ready for students and faculty.
|Too old to serve? New law kicks several longtime public officials out of office
August 15 at 9:51 am
As qualifying for parish and state elections takes place this week, a few longtime elected officials are being removed from the ballot for no reason other than their age.
|Luling toddler thrives year after heart transplant
August 15 at 9:49 am
At this time last year, toddler Noah Townsend was near death.
|Donation clears way for bed and breakfast at Destrehan Plantation
August 15 at 9:46 am
Destrehan Plantation has received a major donation that will go toward construction of a nearly $1.8 million renovation that includes the creation of a bed and breakfast on the property.
|Group demands halt to public School Board prayers
August 15 at 9:44 am
A Wisconsin organization has sent another letter demanding the St. Charles Parish School Board stop praying before their public meetings.
|Board wants more cameras in schools
August 15 at 9:42 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board wants to install a comprehensive video surveillance system that would cover every school campus and tie into local law enforcement switchboards.
|FBI seizes more records in Morel probe
August 15 at 9:40 am
The FBI has seized more records from the St. Charles Parish courthouse that appear to be connected to an ongoing investigation of former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel.
|Man startles would-be burglar trying to break in to Mimosa Park home
August 11 at 5:05 pm
A resident who lives in the 400 block of Perryl Lane in Mimosa Park startled a would-be burglar who was trying to break in to his home this morning.
|Rolling road block in both directions of Hale Boggs Bridge Saturday
August 08 at 12:59 pm
There will be a rolling road block on both the southbound and northbound lanes of the Hale Boggs Bridge on Saturday from 6 a.m. until noon because a car commercial is being filmed in the area.
|Sheriff's Office searching for suspect who stole credit card, went on shopping spree
August 08 at 9:32 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a man who they say stole a credit card from a parish resident and went on a spending spree in Metairie and Kenner.
|Des Allemands man struggles to regain memory after ATV crash
August 08 at 9:19 am
After a particularly cold winter, Richard “Bud” Crochet was excited to get back outside and enjoy spring. Little did he know that a fun day riding four-wheelers on April 9 would have tragic consequences.
|St. Charles Parish students will learn dangers of social media, bullying at first parish youth rally
August 08 at 9:18 am
For the first time, hundreds of students from across St. Charles Parish will gather at a youth rally to hear about the importance of education, the negative effects of bullying and the dangers of social media.
|St. Charles Parish losing farmland at alarming rate
August 08 at 9:16 am
Louisiana is losing farmland at an alarming rate and the pace of that land loss is faster in St. Charles Parish than almost any other area of the state, according to Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain
|Luling golf club will sell pool
August 08 at 9:14 am
Three years ago the Willowdale swimming pool was abandoned when the country club that owned it declared bankruptcy. Now, the new owners of the property are selling the popular summer spot.
|Cow slobber to treat ringworm? Local author delves into strange world of folk medicine
August 08 at 9:12 am
After decades of research into the strange world of folk medicine, former pharmacy professor Eddie Boyd has released a book filled with unique African-American home remedies that have been passed down from generation to generation.
|Luling man sentenced to 99 years for sexually abusing daughter
August 08 at 9:10 am
A Luling man was sentenced to 99-and-a-half years in jail after he was convicted of sexual battery on a juvenile and attempted aggravated incest against his daughter, who was 8 years old at the time the crimes occurred.
|Investigation into cause of Diamond Green Diesel fire underway in Norco
August 04 at 9:35 am
An explosion at the Diamond Green Diesel facility in Norco Sunday night startled residents across St. Charles Parish, rattling windows as far away as Luling.
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Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe - 783 views
A pipe malfunction is reportedly behind a powerful explosion that was felt throughout the parish and caused a fire at the Diamond Green Diesel Refinery in Norco in early August.
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