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Larry Cochran and Carolyn Schexnaydre 2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
December 12 at 8:00 am
Even though the election is almost a year away, two St. Charles Parish Council members have already thrown their hats into the ring for the parish’s top executive post.

3 justices  of the peace elected Saturday 3 justices of the peace elected Saturday
December 11 at 3:35 pm
Three St. Charles Parish justices of the peace were elected on Saturday, with two of the races decided by around 200 votes.

Motorcyclist killed in Hahnville wreck Motorcyclist killed in Hahnville wreck
December 11 at 3:35 pm
A 30-year-old motorcyclist was killed in Hahnville on Saturday after he struck a car and was ejected.

Children who bring new toys to Luling park can meet Elsa from 'Frozen,' Santa Claus Children who bring new toys to Luling park can meet Elsa from 'Frozen,' Santa Claus
December 05 at 12:05 pm
Children who bring an unopened new toy to Luling’s Monsanto Park on Saturday will get to play fun games, visit with Elsa from the movie “Frozen” and meet Santa Claus.

Boat floats will light up Bayou Gauche Island during Christmas parade Boat floats will light up Bayou Gauche Island during Christmas parade
December 05 at 11:08 am
Decorated boats will light up Bayou Gauche Island on Saturday during the annual Christmas on the Bayou parade.
The holiday-themed flotilla is scheduled to depart the Bayou Gauche pump station on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m.

Rezoning of Paul Maillard properties paves way for revitalization
December 05 at 11:07 am
The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously voted to rezone a series of lots encompassing much of the west side of Paul Maillard Road closest to River Road and another lot on the east side, in spite of opposition from the Planning and Zoning Department.

Man dies after he is ejected from car during crash on spillway bridge
December 05 at 11:06 am
A 56-year-old Franklinton man was killed after he was ejected from his vehicle while driving over the Bonnet Carre Spillway.

Operation Santa Paws seeks to lift spirits of shelter cats, dogs Operation Santa Paws seeks to lift spirits of shelter cats, dogs
December 05 at 11:05 am
St. Charles Parish residents can help the adoption chances of an abused or abandoned shelter animal by donating toys, treats, food and supplies at any parish library.

Reuben Tweedy has been an extra in several TV shows and movies. Destrehan retiree finds new life in ‘Hollywood South’
December 05 at 11:03 am
A Destrehan resident was on the set of a recent filming for the TV Series “American Horror Story: Freak Show.”
In the background, specifically.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will fly in by helicopter at 1:30 p.m., just in time for the Norco Christmas Parade’s 2 p.m. start. Rollin’ into Christmas: Santa, 12 floats will parade through Norco
December 05 at 10:19 am
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be joined by 12 unique floats as they usher in the Christmas season by parading through Norco on Sunday.

Voters will decide on 3 justices of the peace, U.S. senator on Saturday Voters will decide on 3 justices of the peace, U.S. senator on Saturday
December 05 at 10:17 am
In addition to contentious national and state races, St. Charles Parish voters will decide the next justices of the peace for three districts on Saturday. Though a number of candidates have been eliminated, turnout will likely be much lower than it was during the Nov. 4 primary.

St. Charles Parish Hospital sees spike in flu cases St. Charles Parish Hospital sees spike in flu cases
December 05 at 10:15 am
St. Charles Parish Hospital officials said that verified cases of the flu are already beginning to spike, and in the public schools, 32 cases have been reported.

Police searching for gunman who tried to kidnap woman from Destrehan home Police searching for gunman who tried to kidnap woman from Destrehan home
December 05 at 9:41 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a gunman who entered a Destrehan home, robbed a couple and attempted to kidnap a woman.

John Goodman and Mary Elizabeth Winstead 'Explosive' thriller set to rock Hahnville
December 01 at 2:15 pm
Residents living in Hahnville may hear explosions and see smoke and fire as a thriller starring John Goodman films in the area.

A map showing the well's location. Company plans to drill for gas near Willowdale
November 27 at 12:28 pm
A company’s plans for an exploratory well have hit a wall after residents of the Willowdale subdivision in Luling expressed concerns over the noise and affect to property values.

Joe Lamb Homeless man caught with meth lab in stolen car sentenced to 10 years
November 27 at 12:25 pm
A homeless man who was caught driving a stolen vehicle in Norco filled with the chemicals and equipment needed to make methamphetamine will serve 10 years in jail.

Bailey Leon (left) and Meghan Schexnayder Hahnville cancer survivor bonds with young girl fighting for her life
November 27 at 12:23 pm
After surviving cancer, a Hahnville makeup artist has forged a special relationship with an 11-year-old now fighting her own long-standing battle against the disease.

St. Rose woman killed in Thanksgiving hit-and-run
November 27 at 9:30 am
A 25-year-old St. Rose woman was killed early Thanksgiving morning when she was hit by a vehicle on St. Rose Avenue. The driver who hit the woman fled and is being sought by state police.

Lifestyles

New Sarpy announces Teacher of the Year
New Sarpy announces Teacher of the Year
New Sarpy Elementary announced Mrs. Lauren Celeste Benefield as the 2014-2015 New...
Norco Elementary announces Teacher of the Year
Norco Elementary announces Teacher of the Year
Norco Elementary announced Kayla Vujnovich as the 2014 - 2015 Teacher of the Year...

Book Review “The Hit”
Book Review “The Hit”
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Do you want the ultimate high? One week with nothing to lose, but there is one catch. After the amazing week, the victim dies a slow painful death. That is the great adventure that Adam and Lizzie take. With all of that comes the ups and downs of young love with a few bizarre twists in between.