|90-year-old Hahnville business shutting doors
September 12, 2014 at 10:53 am
After nearly 90 years in business, during which time only one family has owned and operated it, Madere’s Garage in Hahnville is closing.
|Retired Army general threatens parish protest
September 12, 2014 at 10:51 am
Retired U.S. Army Lt. General Russel Honoré is front and center in the brewing discussion over how to handle toxic emissions he says were released throughout the month of June from the IMTT facility in St. Rose.
|Destrehan man accused of stabbing girlfriend to death pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
September 11, 2014 at 2:23 pm
Destrehan resident Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is accused of stabbing his live-in girlfriend to death before severely injuring her mother, has been indicted by a grand jury on three charges in connection with the case.
|Drunk driver pleads guilty to causing crash that killed 3
September 05, 2014 at 10:57 am
A LaPlace woman who was nearly twice over the legal alcohol limit when she caused a crash that killed three people faces up to 100 years in jail after pleading guilty to charges stemming from the wreck.
|Damaged playground equipment draws ire of Des Allemands parents
September 05, 2014 at 10:12 am
Parents bringing their students to Des Allemands Elementary got an unwelcome surprise when they noticed that a jungle gym in the school’s playground had been marked off with caution tape.
|$400,000 grant will help locals get free on-the-job training in high-demand fields
September 05, 2014 at 10:11 am
St. Charles Parish job seekers with little to no work experience will get a lift after a $400,000 grant was provided to the River Parishes office of the Louisiana Workforce Commission for on-the-job training.
|Strange modular units stored at Pier 90 are part of $850 million plant
September 05, 2014 at 10:09 am
Motorists traveling along Highway 90 last week noticed a strange site in the parking lot of Pier 90 where a number of very large metal modular units were being stored.
|Ochsner reconsiders termination of 12 St. Charles hospital nurses
September 05, 2014 at 9:55 am
Only a week after Ochsner Health System officials made a blindsiding announcement that they would terminate 21 nurses after taking over management of St. Charles Parish Hospital, 12 of those employees have been invited to stay.
|100-foot-long mural nearly complete on River Road
September 05, 2014 at 9:53 am
After eight years in the making, an expansive mural depicting 300 years of settlement in St. Charles Parish is nearing completion in an unlikely spot.
|SCP: No reason to believe deadly amoeba in St. Charles water
September 05, 2014 at 9:51 am
After a brain-eating amoeba was found in St. John the Baptist Parish’s water supply, St. Charles Parish says there is no reason to believe the local water system is at risk for the deadly organism.
|Fed up St. Rose residents take action in aftermath of chemical release
September 05, 2014 at 9:41 am
A group of St. Rose residents have banded together in the wake of a 10-day noxious chemical release from IMTT’s St. Rose facility in June that left more than 130 people in the area feeling sick.
|Second suspect arrested after teen was kidnapped, raped in Montz
September 02, 2014 at 3:33 pm
A second man has been arrested after a 19-year-old woman told police she was kidnapped in New Orleans, driven to a wooded area in Montz and raped repeatedly.
|Parish secures permit for Magnolia Ridge levee
August 29, 2014 at 1:05 pm
St. Charles Parish can move ahead with construction of an 8.3-mile stretch of levee between the Davis Pond Diversion and the Paradis Canal after receiving a permit for the Magnolia Ridge reach last week.
|Federal court rules that elderly public officials can seek re-election
August 29, 2014 at 1:03 pm
Several longtime public officials over the age of 70 will be allowed to run for public office despite a state amendment that says they are too old to serve.
|Crime drops by 20 percent in St. Charles
August 29, 2014 at 1:01 pm
The number of reported crimes in St. Charles Parish dropped by an astounding 20 percent in the first six months of the year when compared to the same period in 2013.
|Lack of participation forces weekday closure of new splash park
August 29, 2014 at 12:59 pm
A splash park in Ormond that opened in June to much fanfare has now closed from Monday through Friday due to lack of participation.
|Morel, Marcel ready for Round 2
August 29, 2014 at 12:52 pm
After narrowly defeating attorney Tim Marcel for the Division E judgeship in a 2012 special election, Judge Michelle Morel will face Marcel once again with her seat on the line.
|St. Rose woman accused of poisoning husband’s drink
August 29, 2014 at 12:17 pm
A St. Rose woman is in jail after authorities say she poisoned her husband’s drink on Saturday.
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