|Long ambulance delays are rare, hospital CEO says
November 27 at 2:10 pm
After a hit and run accident earlier this month resulted in a Des Allemands woman laying in the roadway on Old Spanish Trail for nearly an hour waiting for an ambulance, questions have been raised about how such a delay in medical service could occur.
|Council decides to lift sunken boat that drew 80 complaints
November 22 at 9:38 am
The St. Charles Parish Council has included funding in the 2014 budget to raise a sunken vessel in lac Des Allemands.
The vessel “Pretty Boy” has been partially submerged near the Highway 90 bridge in Des Allemands since it sank four years ago.
|‘Deadbeat dads’ sought with Most Wanted poster
November 22 at 9:36 am
The Department of Children and Family Services is using a “Most Wanted” poster to help track down men across the state who each owe at least $20,000 in child support.
|Former DHS football player shot to death in St. Rose
November 22 at 9:35 am
A 23-year-old Destrehan High School graduate, who was a member of the school’s 2007 state championship football team, was found shot to death in St. Rose on Sunday.
|Accidents highlight dangers of walking on Old Spanish Trail
November 22 at 9:33 am
A makeshift memorial of stuffed animals, balloons and a sign reading “R.I.P.” sit on the side of Old Spanish Trail in Boutte.
|Historic St. Rose Tavern will be forced to shut doors
November 22 at 9:30 am
After operating in the same spot for the past 91 years, it looks like the lights may be going out on a historic local eatery.
|Construction on Luling levee will begin in January
November 19 at 2:26 pm
A two decades-long wait has come to an end after the St. Charles Parish Council cleared the way for construction to begin on the first phase of the Willowridge Levee in Luling.
|Man found shot to death behind St. Rose church
November 18 at 11:02 am
A 23-year-old man was found shot to death in St. Rose on Sunday.
|Second person in 8 days killed while walking on Luling highway
November 15 at 10:31 am
For the second time in eight days, a pedestrian was struck by a car and killed while walking on a Luling highway.
|Cell phone theft on the rise in parish schools
November 15 at 9:23 am
The number of thefts of technological devices at local schools has shot up as smartphones have become more prevalent.
|Health center helps residents enroll in ‘Obamacare’ after website problems
November 15 at 9:20 am
When the Affordable Care Act was enacted on Oct. 1, requiring nearly everyone to have some sort of health insurance coverage or suffer a penalty, many questioned how the program worked. Others who wanted to sign up for a health care plan had trouble accessing a government website to do so.
|4 arrested after meth lab found in Luling home, police say
November 15 at 9:19 am
Four Luling residents were arrested for running a meth operation out of their home, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Miracle baby, mother survive despite emergency colon surgery
November 15 at 9:17 am
Lindsey Albarado was 25 weeks pregnant and in the hospital when the unthinkable happened.
|Clerk of Court remains positive during battle with throat cancer
November 15 at 9:15 am
Back in mid-August when St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court Lance Marino was shaving, his razor went over a bump in his neck. Little did he know that the small bump would have a huge impact on his life.
|Mother saves children before getting run over
November 15 at 9:11 am
As Merika Hill was walking to church with her two young children last Tuesday evening, she suddenly noticed a truck driving towards them at a high rate of speed along Old Spanish Trail in Des Allemands.
|New EOC loaded with technology, will be able to withstand 200 mph winds
November 14 at 1:55 pm
St. Charles Parish officials opened the doors to a new Emergency Operations Center on Thursday that drastically increases both the space and technology that will be utilized in emergency situations.
|Thief altering checks left in Luling mailboxes
November 14 at 9:05 am
Residents should think twice about sticking a check for their power, water or cable bills in their mailbox, especially if they live in Luling.
|Disqualified bidder wants parish to throw out approved Luling levee contract
November 12 at 2:05 pm
The construction company that turned in the lowest bid for the first phase of the Willowridge Levee, but was later disqualified, is calling for the parish to throw out a contract with another firm who was approved by the state for the work.
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Des Allemands man charged with home arson - 2161 views
A 43-year-old Des Allemands man was arrested and charged with an arson that destroyed a shed and caused extensive damage to a home on Matherne Drive last May.
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