|Early signs point to rough flu season
December 15, 2012 at 8:33 am
Parish residents are urged to get flu vaccines after officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that this year’s flu season is off to its earliest start in a decade.
|Police offer free rides to holiday drinkers
December 14, 2012 at 1:48 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is making sure residents have no excuse to drink and drive this holiday season.
|Ex-con tried to run over cops while evading capture, police say
December 14, 2012 at 1:28 pm
A St. Rose man was arrested and charged with two counts of attempted murder after police say he tried to run over deputies to evade capture.
|5 simple ways to pay it forward during the holidays
December 14, 2012 at 10:00 am
With all of the commotion surrounding Christmas, the gift lists with names yet to be crossed off and family events to attend, it is sometimes easy to forget that the holidays are a "Season of Giving."
|Christmas comes early for prisoners' children
December 14, 2012 at 8:31 am
Valero St. Charles Refinery and Alpha Daughters of Zion are teaming up to make sure the children of inmates in St. Charles will not miss Christmas this year.
|Neighbors defend elevated flaring at Shell
December 13, 2012 at 1:24 pm
Excessive flaring was reported at the Shell/Motiva campus as a result of an equipment failure followed by a power failure, but some Norco residents who live near the refinery say they are not worried about the incident.
|Norco sidewalk project will make school trek safer
December 10, 2012 at 9:29 am
Through a $250,000 grant, St. Charles Parish will be able to build a sidewalk on Norco’s heavily traveled 5th Street to keep children safe while they walk to school.
|Students plan Promapalooza to combat underage drinking
December 10, 2012 at 9:24 am
Students at Hahnville and Destrehan high schools are proposing to give their peers an alternative to booze-filled after-prom activities this year by offering a "Promapalooza."
|Boutte woman charged with Paul Fredrick carjacking
December 09, 2012 at 9:30 am
A 23-year-old Boutte woman was arrested and charged with carjacking after police say she attacked another woman on Paul Fredrick Street before driving off in the victim’s car.
|Hahnville, Destrehan fans say high ticket prices keeping them at home
December 09, 2012 at 9:25 am
St. Charles Parish Public Schools officials said attendance at home football games has dropped since the late 90s.
|Man caught with his pants off outside of grocery store
December 09, 2012 at 9:20 am
A 48-year-old Killona man was arrested after authorities say he was found standing outside of a grocery store with his pants off.
|Battle rages on over school voucher program
December 08, 2012 at 9:17 am
In their first public meeting after the state’s controversial Louisiana Scholarship Program was ruled unconstitutional by a Baton Rouge judge last week, St. Charles Parish School Board members were pleased with the result.
|How to land a job in TV, film
December 07, 2012 at 9:09 am
Despite the national recession that has been ongoing for years, one sector of the state’s economy doesn’t seem to have been affected much – Louisiana’s burgeoning TV and film industry.
|Home surveillance used to track down hit and run driver
December 07, 2012 at 8:27 am
Surveillance equipment hooked up to a home in Luling was used by police to track down a hit and run driver, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Parish CAO Vial will step down after 32 years
December 06, 2012 at 9:01 am
In June of 1980, Tim Vial started his job as chief administrative officer with the parish government as the local government charter was changing from a police jury to the parish council and parish president setup the area has today.
|Elevated flaring at Shell continues after equipment failure
December 03, 2012 at 3:31 pm
An equipment failure at the Shell in Norco caused the release of unknown amounts of butadiene, hydrogen sulfide and benzene, according to a report submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard National Response Center.
|St. Pierre vetoes another ordinance concerning Aviation Board nominee
December 03, 2012 at 8:56 am
For the second time in a little more than a month, St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre has vetoed an ordinance that concerns the parish’s appointment to the New Orleans Aviation Board.
|Women sentenced to a day in prison for role in Christmas parade brawl
December 02, 2012 at 10:52 am
Most charges were dropped against two women who each resisted arrest at the Norco Christmas parade last year, which police said led to a mini riot and the injury of two deputies.
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Vitter in Bayou Gauche to speak about action on flood insurance rate hikes - 1082 views
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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