|Widow of slain deputy turns emotional pain into motivation to lose nearly 100 pounds
October 11, 2013 at 9:24 am
Daniell Nielsen’s life changed forever the day her husband, Brandon, was gunned down in the line of duty last August, but she took that emotional pain and turned it into motivation to lose more than 80 pounds.
|Schwarzenegger zombie movie films in Hahnville
October 11, 2013 at 9:17 am
A zombie movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger filmed in Hahnville last week.
|Grassless Cataouatche no fun to fish, frustrated anglers say
October 11, 2013 at 9:15 am
Lake Cataouatche in Luling was 98 percent covered by hydrilla in 2007 and that mass of vegetation fueled a big-bass fishery that grabbed world attention when Kevin VanDam won the Bassmaster Classic by seining those grass beds for more than 69 pounds in 2011.
|Bids for Willowridge Levee come in much lower than expected
October 10, 2013 at 8:53 am
Several construction bids for the first phase of the Willowridge Levee in Luling came in much lower than expected on Tuesday, including two bids that were around 40 percent lower than cost estimates for the project.
|Police searching for missing Destrehan student
October 05, 2013 at 2:06 pm
Police are searching for a 16-year-old Destrehan student who never returned home from school after being dropped off by her mother on Oct. 29.
|St. Charles Parish declares state of emergency
October 04, 2013 at 3:20 pm
St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre Jr. has declared a state of emergency as the Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor and respond to Tropical Storm Karen as she nears the coast.
|Businesses built before ‘83 could see big rise in insurance
October 04, 2013 at 9:02 am
After months and months of debate and lobbying on behalf local homeowners, the enaction date for the Biggert-Waters Act came and went on Oct. 1 with little fanfare.
|Expansion of Panama Canal will increase traffic in St. Charles
October 04, 2013 at 9:01 am
The transportation infrastructure in St. Charles Parish is in questionable shape when it comes to handling up to three times more freight traffic that is expected to be shipped through the area after the expansion of the Panama Canal is completed.
|Thousands of TV shows, movies can be streamed for free with library card
October 04, 2013 at 9:00 am
St. Charles Parish residents who have a library card now have access to thousands of movies and television shows that can be streamed to computers, phones or tablets.
|Couple sought in Destrehan pet store bird heist
October 04, 2013 at 8:58 am
After Facebook pictures helped track down a man who made off with a fish from Bayou Pets in Destrehan, the store is hoping a similar tactic will help capture a couple who stole a cockatiel.
|New History Channel series focuses on Boutte outdoor store
October 04, 2013 at 8:56 am
St. Charles Parish is keeping up its reputation as a perfect rural shooting location for New Orleans area media production companies.
|Complaints of neglect leveled at nursing home
October 04, 2013 at 8:53 am
Complaints of neglect, poor treatment and rude behavior by staff members have been leveled at a local nursing home by family members of residents living at the facility.
|Karen's impacts will be felt in St. Charles on Saturday
October 04, 2013 at 8:38 am
St. Charles Parish remains under a tropical storm watch. The current forecast has Karen drifting to the north northwest before interacting with a cold front and then turning eastward with an eventual landfall in Plaquemines Parish. Wind speeds at landfall are expected to be near hurricane strength.
|Fire, smoke at airport will be part of emergency exercise
October 02, 2013 at 9:44 am
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport will hold its tri-annual full-scale emergency exercise on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to noon. This emergency exercise, which may include open fire and smoke, tests the response capabilities of the airport, its stakeholders and surrounding mutual aid responders’ ability to respond to an emergency incident.
|Judge steps down from rape case, cites threats
September 30, 2013 at 4:16 pm
St. Charles Parish District Judge Michele Morel has stepped down from a juvenile rape case after reporting that she and a family member have received threatening phone calls and messages due to attention garnered from her outburst in court.
|Eating contest, Rebirth Brass Band highlight Andouille Fest
September 27, 2013 at 11:04 am
The annual Andouille Festival will be taking a second run at celebrating its 40th year. The festival began in 1972 and was prepared to celebrate 40 years in existence last year, but Hurricane Isaac caused its cancellation.
|Record number of teams will Battle for the Paddle
September 27, 2013 at 10:59 am
From the second they enter the gates, visitors to the United Way of St. Charles’ Battle for the Paddle will be enticed by 104 groups to try special jambalaya and gumbo recipes.
|Former HHS, LSU football player returns to open orthopedic clinic
September 27, 2013 at 10:56 am
Hahnville native and former Louisiana State University football lineman Dr. Keith Melancon has returned to St. Charles Parish and will soon open an orthopedic practice in Boutte despite his ongoing battle with brain cancer.
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• Norco Elementary student chosen for district honor choir
• Mimosa Park names Mardi Gras royalty
• This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Woody”
• New season of Community Education offers a variety of fun and enlightening classes
• Luling Living Center celebrates Mardi Gras
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The Destrehan Lady Wildcats refuse to lose and now find themselves two wins away...
• Hahnville wrestler wins state championship
• Tigers must control tempo to knock off Comeaux
• Lady Wildcats roar into quarterfinals against Walker
• HHS trio qualifies for indoor track championships
• Destrehan falls in second round after Acadiana comeback
Family begs for justice after young mother killed - 1203 views
Family and friends gathered on Sunday to celebrate the first birthday of Jade Mejia-Fequier, but it was a solemn occasion because one important person was missing.