|Parish hires former St. John CAO
January 14 at 9:43 am
Buddy Boe, though still a young man at age 27, is not a political newcomer.
|Man sentenced to 5 years in jail for role in Paradis vehicular homicide
January 14 at 8:38 am
A New Iberia man who was involved in a fatal crash on Highway 90 in Paradis was sentenced to five years in jail for his role in a vehicular homicide.
|Boutte company shines light upon top musical acts
January 13 at 9:50 am
Almost eight years ago, Boutte resident Toney Corley and his wife had saved some money and were trying to figure out how to best invest it.
|Parish receives $2.4M hurricane grant
January 13 at 9:48 am
BATON ROUGE – St. Charles Parish will receive a nearly $2.4 million federal grant to help the parish recover from Hurricane Isaac, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said Friday.
|Rigid criteria keep most chain eateries from settling in SCP
January 12 at 9:45 am
Former sports bar and restaurant owner Corey Savoie knows the difficulty of setting up and running a small family-owned restaurant in St. Charles Parish.
|Destrehan engineer pleads guilty to bribery
January 12 at 8:00 am
A Destrehan engineer who recently pled guilty to bribing former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has connections to the St. Charles Parish School Board.
|Police searching for Boutte man missing since Dec. 25
January 11 at 9:49 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating Ronald Miller Sr. Miller was last seen on Dec. 25 at 5:30 p.m. after being dropped off at his Boutte Estates home by his mother.
|Destrehan girl battles rare brain cancer
January 11 at 9:41 am
A little more than a year ago, 11-year-old Caryn Tucker, of Destrehan, was a successful gymnast who competed on the balance beam and uneven bars and had just won a first-place ribbon for her efforts. But last November, Caryn was diagnosed with a deadly brain cancer that has an average survival time of a year.
|Council will once again tackle fireworks legalization
January 11 at 9:36 am
After St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies issued 113 citations for discharging fireworks during the New Year’s holiday, Councilman Paul Hogan will reintroduce legislation to legalize the pyrotechnics.
|Veterans memorial that honors parish’s soldiers in danger of being forgotten
January 07 at 9:50 am
At the south end of St. Charles Parish, just before Highway 90 crosses over into Lafourche Parish, a little known Veterans Memorial stands in front of St. Gertrude Catholic Church.
|Police say man armed himself, threatened to kill responding deputies
January 06 at 9:54 am
A Des Allemands man was arrested after police say he threatened to kill himself and any deputy who arrived at his home to stop him.
|Air monitor did not register excessive pollution during recent Norco flaring
January 06 at 9:47 am
St. Charles Parish’s lone air monitor did not register high levels of emissions during the most recent prolonged flaring incident at the Shell/Motiva campus in early December, according to Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality officials.
|Brain-injured man still in jail after making threat to blow up Waterford 3
January 05 at 9:51 am
A man who is being held at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center for threatening to blow up the Waterford 3 nuclear plant is awaiting a sanity evaluation.
|Police: Man threatened to shoot St. Rose co-workers
January 05 at 9:46 am
An employee of International-Matex Tank Terminals in St. Rose was arrested after co-workers said that he threatened to shoot people at work with an AK-47.
|113 citations given out for shooting fireworks
January 04 at 9:35 am
Despite repeated warnings that included phone calls, emails and Facebook messages reminding residents that fireworks were illegal, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies still found plenty of violators.
|Heroin use on rise in St. Charles
January 03 at 9:50 am
Kim McElwee has been an assistant district attorney since 1985 when she began her career with the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office.
|Shelley Tastet resigns from council
December 28, 2012 at 1:40 pm
Shelley Tastet, who has served as councilman for District 2 in St. Charles Parish since 2007, has resigned due to medical reasons.
|Task force will enforce fireworks ban
December 28, 2012 at 9:52 am
A special task force will patrol St. Charles Parish this weekend in order to enforce the parish’s fireworks ban, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.
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Hidden Oaks neighbors claim new homes are falling apart - 1566 views
Homeowners in the second block of the Hidden Oaks subdivision in Luling say their new homes are falling apart and they want something done about it.