|Proposed lake raised ire of residents
August 14 at 10:47 am
Bayou Gauche area residents bombarded the St. Charles Parish Planning Commission with questions about a North Carolina landowner’s permit request to extract minerals on land in the area and turn the hole into a lake for a future residential development.
|Sheriff's Office looking for suspect in Waffle House robbery in Paradis
August 12 at 10:26 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help with identifying a man who recently took cash from a Waffle House in Paradis.
|Access Health Louisiana marks National Health Center Week
August 11 at 1:30 pm
Access Health Louisiana (AHL) is marking National Health Center Week 2015 (NHCW) with a special Voter Registration Drive as well as a Coloring Contest for Children in all its Community Health Centers in seven parishes in south Louisiana.
|Sheriff's Office looking for suspects in Destrehan mailbox damage
August 10 at 11:44 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a silver sedan with two suspects in connection with Saturday’s (Aug. 8) damage of numerous mailboxes in Destrehan.
|Killona man gets 5-year prison sentence for animal cruelty
August 07 at 4:23 pm
Rashard C. Poche, 37, got a five-year prison sentence after he plead guilty to one count of aggravated cruelty to animals for throwing a six-pound Chihuahua named Jojo against the wall.
|Boutte family celebrates 50th anniversary in dental practice
August 07 at 12:15 pm
Glaser Family Practice in Boutte is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and it certainly seems that kind of long term success is no accident.
|Destrehan couple seeks child of their own
August 07 at 12:12 pm
Jamie Byrd has long spent her days caring for children, and those in the greatest of need at that. The Destrehan resident is a nurse in the oncology ward of Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, caring for those battling cancer.
|Precautions taken against brain-eating amoeba in drinking water
August 07 at 12:07 pm
While St. Charles Parish water has not been tested for the “brain-eating amoeba” found in four Louisiana parishes, precautions are being taken to make it an unlikely survivor in the local supply.
|Raised median being installed in Paradis despite controversy
August 07 at 12:04 pm
Black tire tracks left by vehicles rolling over newly laid asphalt along U.S. Highway 90 in Paradis mark the spot of a controversy – the start of work for a raised median in Paradis.
|Viral meningitis ‘outbreak’ cases reported in St. Charles Parish
August 07 at 12:01 pm
St. Charles Parish did have viral meningitis cases related to a recent outbreak in the area, but a state official said an investigation determined the public was not at risk.
|St. Charles Parish unaffected by massive, global Shell cuts
August 07 at 11:58 am
Global oil giant Royal Dutch Shell’s recently announced cutbacks of 6,500 jobs and $7 billion in investment sent already shaken petroleum-dependent areas shuddering in the U.S. and world, but the news is actually good for at least one of them – St. Charles Parish.
|Sharks found in Lake Salvador
August 07 at 11:54 am
Locals were abuzz on social media with the news that sharks were recently found in Lake Salvador, again bringing into question the safety of those spending time near the water this summer.
|Sales tax holiday underway
August 07 at 10:13 am
Families getting ready to send their kids back to school can save money during the 2015 Louisiana Annual Sales Tax Holiday today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday).
|17-year-old injured in apparent drive-by shooting in Destrehan
August 06 at 2:09 pm
A 17-year-old male was shot in an apparent drive-by shooting on Meadows Drive in Destrehan before midnight yesterday (Aug. 5).
|Sheriff's Office seeking help in identifying suspect, vehicle in Luling burglary
August 05 at 12:30 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help with identifying the vehicle and suspect connected with a recent burglary of a Luling residence.
|Sheriff seeks help identifying suspected Walmart thieves
August 04 at 3:42 pm
St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men alleged to have committed a robbery at Walmart in Boutte.
|Marino running for second term as clerk of court in St. Charles Parish
July 31 at 11:21 am
Lance Marino has announced he will seek a second four-year term as St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court.
|P&Z member running for District 3 council seat in St. Charles Parish
July 31 at 11:18 am
A Destrehan resident for more than 20 years, Dick Gibbs has announced he is seeking the District 3 seat on the St. Charles Parish Council.
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Cochran wins race for St. Charles Parish president - 572 views
Larry Cochran, D-St. Rose, took the lead and kept it for a win as St. Charles Parish president with 8,829 votes over opponent Terry Authement, R-Boutte, who got 6,914 votes in today's runoff race.
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