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St. Charles Libertarians welcome marijuana law reform going to Jindal St. Charles Libertarians welcome marijuana law reform going to Jindal
June 19 at 10:52 am
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he’ll sign a marijuana sentencing reform proposal easing the state’s heavily punitive laws and reducing criminal penalties, a move long-sought by groups like the Libertarian Party of St. Charles Parish and ACLU of Louisiana.

Sheriff orders deputies to strictly enforce curfew for juveniles Sheriff orders deputies to strictly enforce curfew for juveniles
June 19 at 10:50 am
Four juveniles were arrested after they apparently slashed tires on vehicles in Luling. St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said he has ordered deputies to strictly enforce curfew after the incident.

Hahnville teens survive crash with 18-wheeler Hahnville teens survive crash with 18-wheeler
June 19 at 10:48 am
The driver and passenger of a 2009 Honda Accord received minor injuries after the vehicle they were in struck an 18-wheeler tractor trailer at the intersection of La. highways 3127 and 3160 in Hahnville, an area known for deadly crashes.

Des Allemands Catfish Festival offers bands, rides and lots of food Des Allemands Catfish Festival offers bands, rides and lots of food
June 19 at 10:46 am
Thousands of people will head to Des Allemands this weekend to pay tribute to the “Catfish Capital of the Universe” and its signature dish of fried catfish with white beans and rice.

TV series  with Kanye West music being filmed in Norco TV series with Kanye West music being filmed in Norco
June 19 at 9:45 am
St. Charles Parish is the scene of another television production, the 10-episode series “Underground,” with filming scheduled this month at the Bonnet Carre Spillway recreation area in Norco.

Former R.K. Smith teacher accused of molesting student will avoid jail Former R.K. Smith teacher accused of molesting student will avoid jail
June 19 at 7:40 am
A former R.K. Smith Middle School teacher who was arrested in 2012 and charged with molesting a 13-year-old student accepted a plea agreement that includes avoiding further jail time.

The one-stop medical shop comes to Luling The one-stop medical shop comes to Luling
June 15 at 2:36 pm
The newly opened Primary and Specialty Physicians of St. Charles in Luling offers services for the entire family, a concept following the national trend of one-stop medical shops.

Show off the veggie – enter it in the German Coast Farmers’ Market vegetable garden contest Show off the veggie – enter it in the German Coast Farmers’ Market vegetable garden contest
June 12 at 4:36 pm
As part of the German Coast Farmers’ Market’s 12th anniversary celebration, area home gardeners can show off their finest veggie in the Vegetable Garden Contest.

St. Charles Parish grants totaling nearly $4M will advance several public works projects St. Charles Parish grants totaling nearly $4M will advance several public works projects
June 12 at 4:23 pm
St. Charles Parish will receive nearly $4 million in grant funding to complete draining, flooding mitigation, wastewater and recreation projects on East and West banks.

More St. Charles Parish people on the hunt for gator More St. Charles Parish people on the hunt for gator
June 12 at 4:20 pm
Applications for this year’s alligator lottery hunt on Salvador-Timpkin wildlife management areas are expected to grow to nearly 100, but only 10 people can win the opportunity.

Suspected theft ring targets Luling vehicles Suspected theft ring targets Luling vehicles
June 12 at 4:18 pm
A theft ring operating out of New Orleans East is suspected of attempting to steal four vehicles over the weekend in St. Charles Parish.

Crew doubled to ease Mimosa traffic woes in Luling Crew doubled to ease Mimosa traffic woes in Luling
June 12 at 4:13 pm
When the swimming club meet traffic clogged the last road into a section of Mimosa Park Subdivision last Wednesday, residents went ballistic and furiously approached St. Charles Parish government officials for a solution to their perfect traffic storm problem.

St. Rose man accused of burning down home St. Rose man accused of burning down home
June 12 at 4:11 pm
Witnesses reported seeing a St. Rose man douse a house with gasoline that soon after was engulfed in flames last Wednesday, leading to area firefighters’ three-hour fight to bring the fire under control.

Convicted Destrehan sex offender sentenced  to 20 years for sexual battery Convicted Destrehan sex offender sentenced to 20 years for sexual battery
June 12 at 4:03 pm
A 54-year-old Destrehan man found guilty of oral sexual battery of two juvenile girls was sentenced to 20 years in state prison.

Auto burglaries remain on rise in SCP, Sheriff advises to ‘lock it up’
June 05 at 11:12 am
With auto burglaries on the rise in St. Charles Parish, Sheriff Greg Champagne is advising residents to be alert and lock the doors.

St. Charles Parish Council approves agreement for Ed Reed playground in St. Rose St. Charles Parish Council approves agreement for Ed Reed playground in St. Rose
June 05 at 11:02 am
It took some negotiating, but the St. Charles Parish Council came to a much welcomed agreement with the Elkinsville Cemetery Association and Ed Reed Foundation that will create a long desired playground.

St. Rose man sentenced in 2014 negligent homicide
June 05 at 10:00 am
A St. Rose man has been sentenced for the negligent homicide of a man who died when the two were involved in a fatal single-vehicle crash in November.

Norco crafter is Smithsonian bound Norco crafter is Smithsonian bound
June 05 at 9:54 am
When the invitation came to display her Native American crafts made from recycled materials at the Smithsonian Institute’s Living Earth Festival, Stephanie Escude’ of Norco was in dismay.

Former R.K. Smith teacher accused of molesting student will avoid jail
Former R.K. Smith teacher accused of molesting student will avoid jail
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A former R.K. Smith Middle School teacher who was arrested in 2012 and charged with molesting a 13-year-old student accepted a plea agreement that includes avoiding further jail time.