|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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
|Anonymous tip leads to arrest of accused Boutte rapist
June 05 at 9:51 am
Kermit Washington, 37, was arrested and charged May 19 with three counts of aggravated rape of one victim on the West Bank, according to the St. Charles Sheriff’s Office.
|Blue Bell to occupy its Luling distribution center this year
June 05 at 6:57 am
Blue Bell Creameries production will likely be idle for months until life-threatening bacteria is removed from its plants, but the creamery says it’s looking ahead and plans are to occupy its Luling distribution building this year.
|Destrehan student rolling into parish on 4K-mile cycling trek to Alaska to fight cancer
June 05 at 6:07 am
When Ryan Terrebonne of Destrehan rolls into St. Charles Parish on Monday, he will only have just begun a more than 4,000-mile bike ride from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska, to raise money to fight cancer.
|Area program brings 3 new homeowners to Luling
June 05 at 5:21 am
Family Resources of New Orleans will celebrate National Homeownership Month by cutting ribbons on three newly built houses and breaking ground for two additional houses – all in Luling.
|St. Charles Parish’s EOC director warns ‘It only takes one storm’ so be prepared
June 05 at 4:14 am
Although a mild hurricane season is anticipated this year, St. Charles Parish’s emergency preparedness director warned every effort should be made to avoid residents developing a false sense of security.
|St. Charles Parish ranks 6th for retirement in Louisiana
May 29 at 3:12 pm
With St. Charles Parish ranking sixth in Louisiana in a recent survey’s “retirement readiness index,” a local wealth management firm says it’s considerably due to residents being thrifty savers.
|St. Charles Parish Hospital disagrees it misspent $6M in bond issue, but repaid the money
May 29 at 2:47 pm
Although a state Legislative Auditor’s report says otherwise, St. Charles Parish Hospital management maintains the public was informed about how it spent about $6 million on operational costs.
|St. Charles Parish domestic abuse cases rise, bill sought to aid victims
May 29 at 2:44 pm
Domestic violence cases have more than doubled in St. Charles Parish this year, although local officials say increasing public awareness and networking are more likely bringing the total reported closer to the actual number of cases occurring.
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United Way of St. Charles' Battle for the Paddle may draw record crowd - 900 views
Expected to draw more than 8,000 people, the 14th annual Battle for the Paddle Cook-off will again serve up a tasty competition with more than 100 teams vying as United Way of St. Charles’ gumbo and jambalaya champions.