|Destrehan deputy killed in action is honored at memorial
June 01 at 9:31 am
On a sweltering morning amid the first heat wave of the year, Daniell Nielsen dabbed at tears in the corners of her eyes with a tissue as her husband’s name was added to the St. Charles Parish Fallen Heroes Memorial.
|St. Charles students see LEAP scores jump
June 01 at 9:30 am
The results of standardized tests for the 2012-13 school year are back and St. Charles Parish students increased their overall scores once again.
|Police searching for man seen taking items from Luling home
May 31 at 2:24 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who was photographed Thursday afternoon loading up items into his car from a Barton Avenue home.
|State legislature honors Herald-Guide's Newspaper of the Year selection
May 31 at 9:36 am
The Louisiana legislature has honored the St. Charles Herald-Guide for the newspaper’s selection as Newspaper of the Year for Division 4.
|Local judges having trouble filling jury pools
May 31 at 9:35 am
It is not uncommon for registered voters and licensed drivers to get a summons in the mail requesting their presence at the local courthouse to sit for jury duty, however, it is becoming less and less common for St. Charles Parish residents to actually show up.
|Residents vigilant after string of burglaries
May 31 at 9:28 am
Residents on the West Bank are taking extra precautions after a rash of home burglaries have occurred within miles of each other in less than three weeks. Almost all of the burglaries happened in Luling and one took place in Ama.
|Driver in fatal crash was intoxicated, had three prior DWI convictions
May 30 at 12:01 pm
A LaPlace woman accused of killing three people, including a pregnant woman, in a crash on Airline Highway in Norco on Sunday morning had three prior DWI convictions and was in the process of having her probation revoked at the time of the accident.
|FEMA may recognize Sunset Drainage levee
May 28 at 9:44 am
In a meeting with Sen. David Vitter and officials from FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), parish officials were told levees currently not recognized under the newly proposed FEMA flood maps will be reevaluated and may be taken into account when calculating future flood insurance premium rates.
|Termites thriving in warmer weather
May 24 at 6:48 pm
For homeowners, late spring and early summer are a time to look out for termite swarms and this year, although swarms are arriving a little later than in years past, they are arriving in force.
|Grassroots effort underway to curb St. Rose violence
May 24 at 2:39 pm
On a Friday afternoon, community activists and young girls stand in a circle in a driveway of a home in the Preston Hollow neighborhood in St. Rose.
|Council: Civil service employees should keep jobs if forced to relocate due to Biggert-Waters
May 24 at 2:38 pm
The St. Charles Parish Council has asked the parish government to allow employees to keep their jobs if they have to move to another area due to financial hardship associated with the Biggert-Waters Act.
|Gun, cash stolen in rash of Montz car burglaries
May 24 at 2:36 pm
Last week, five vehicles were burglarized in Montz and robbers made off with items including wallets, a gun, cell phones, cameras and even cash.
|FEMA letter touts low cost of flood insurance
May 24 at 2:34 pm
The Federal Emergency Management Agency sent out a letter to local residents asking them to renew their flood insurance rates, touting the low cost.
|Richmond, Waters introduce bill to reform flood insurance
May 23 at 3:01 pm
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), along with Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), introduced The Flood Insurance Implementation Reform Act of 2013. This bipartisan legislation aims to improve the National Flood Insurance Program by ensuring that the implementation of new rates do not burden homeowners or slow the recovery of the nation's housing market.
|Burglars strike 7 Luling homes during daytime
May 23 at 9:32 am
Brazen burglars have broken into seven Luling homes in less than two weeks, making off with electronics and jewelry during the daytime heists.
|Trio charged with arson in 3 Montz fires
May 21 at 3:03 pm
Two juveniles and a 25-year-old man have been arrested in connection with two separate Friday fires in Montz – one of which destroyed a home.
|Unusually cold spring makes crabs hard to find
May 18 at 11:14 am
In the still darkness of the morning, three crabbers in a pickup truck arrived at Lac Des Allemands before dawn.
|Vitter in Bayou Gauche to speak about action on flood insurance rate hikes
May 17 at 3:11 pm
Little more than a week after officials from 14 parishes took a trip to Washington, D.C. to lobby against potential flood insurance rate hikes, some of those same officials convened with Sen. David Vitter at the home of a Bayou Gauche couple.
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Arrest made in connection with West Bank burglary - 2448 views
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 29-year-old Waggaman man they believe could be responsible for up to nine home burglaries that took place in Luling and Ama in the last month.