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St. Charles Parish: Property tax only way to fund levee St. Charles Parish: Property tax only way to fund levee
April 10 at 8:42 am
St. Charles Parish officials pitched two millage tax proposals to fund sewage improvements and a hurricane protection levee system at Tuesday’s first parishwide community meeting, but area residents suggested imposing a convenience fee so everyone shares the cost.

Shelley Dufresne Former DHS teacher admits sex with student, will avoid jail
April 09 at 11:54 am
The St. Charles Parish District Attorney's Office announced today that Shelley Dufresne has plead guilty to one felony count of obscenity and has admitted to engaging in a prohibited sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student.

Traffic alert: I-310 lanes to close April 12-17 Traffic alert: I-310 lanes to close April 12-17
April 09 at 10:28 am
Alternating closures of the right and left lanes northbound and southbound I-310 between U.S. Hwy. 90 and I-10 on/exit ramps will occur April 12 -16. Highway road crews will work on overhead sign replacements from 7:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.

St. Charles Parish has increase in auto burglaries
April 02 at 1:44 pm
St. Charles Parish has had an increase in auto burglaries this past month and Sheriff Greg Champagne has taken to his Facebook page to inform the citizens of the parish.

Dr. Jeffery Kuo, Flight Care medical director St. Charles Parish gets helicopter EMS
April 02 at 1:31 pm
While Flight Care EMS helicopter service has been in operation for 30 years, it has come to St. Charles Parish as of March 1 of this year.

Local industry support new bill that subjects more chemicals to regulation Local industry support new bill that subjects more chemicals to regulation
April 02 at 1:11 pm
Capitol Hill’s proposed Udall-Vitter bill aimed at overhauling the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act has drawn criticism from environmentalists and Congressional opponents, but the chemical industry considers it a move that’s long overdue.

Area educators say they will fight state repeal of inventory tax credit Area educators say they will fight state repeal of inventory tax credit
April 02 at 1:05 pm
Asked what the biggest challenge three area school superintendents faced in the coming months, St. Charles Parish Superintendent Felecia Gomez-Walker unhesitatingly replied making sure they were all aggressively involved in the legislative process.

Des Allemands seafood expert calls 2015 Des Allemands seafood expert calls 2015 "year of wild catfish"
April 02 at 1:00 pm
Harlon Pearce foresees 2015 as the year of the wild catfish.

Suspect in deadly crash has lengthy criminal record Suspect in deadly crash has lengthy criminal record
April 02 at 12:57 pm
When 39-year-old Darlene Cortez of Des Allemands recently lost her life on Old Spanish Trail, she became the latest fatality on a road known for being hazardous and was killed by a man suspected of driving while intoxicated.

A Valero operator at the company’s hydrocracker unit at its St. Charles Refinery in Norco, one of 600 employees who contributed to the company being named a Forbes Best Employer. Valero named among Forbes’ International Best Employers
April 02 at 12:48 pm
A month after making Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list, Valero Energy Corp. has been named on Forbes’ inaugural list of Best Employers.

Motiva refining its system - Would rank in top 5 in N. America Motiva refining its system - Would rank in top 5 in N. America
April 02 at 12:19 pm
Motiva’s plan to integrate its two Louisiana refineries in Norco and Convent would create the Louisiana Refining System, a move that would rank it among the top five North American refineries in capacity.

I.D. this suspect Man Sought in Destrehan Credit Card Theft
March 30 at 1:37 pm
Can you I.D. this person?

School system seeks drivers to fill shortage School system seeks drivers to fill shortage
March 26 at 4:36 pm
To deal with a shortage of substitute bus drivers, St. Charles Parish Public Schools will hold an information session on March 31.

No plans to open Bonnet Carre Spillway despite rising Mississippi No plans to open Bonnet Carre Spillway despite rising Mississippi
March 26 at 4:17 pm
The river is rising in the Crescent City, at least until the end of the month.

Destrehan couple face felony charges for fraud, $151,000 in tax evasion
March 26 at 4:13 pm
A Destrehan tax preparer and her husband face multiple felony counts of fraud and tax evasion.

Destrehan man pleads guilty in $50 million Medicare bust Destrehan man pleads guilty in $50 million Medicare bust
March 26 at 4:08 pm
A Destrehan man has pleaded guilty in a $50 million medical clinic-accountant Medicare fraud scheme exposed by a federal Medicare Fraud Strike Force.

The historic building, at the time Des Allemands’ second school in 1931, and the look of the proposed museum. Historian seeks to save 92-year-old schoolhouse
March 26 at 4:05 pm
With a tan Stetson hat shading Roy Lunk’s eyes from the soft sunlight shining on Des Allemands Friday afternoon, he stepped onto the threshold of a dream.

Arc director says closure  possible without tax help Arc director says closure possible without tax help
March 26 at 3:39 pm
Hit by what Victoria Bryant called “the double whammy” – declining revenue and rising expenses, the Arc of St. Charles would have to start shutting down programs within three years without help.

Hahnville’s living legacy is over 300 years old
Hahnville’s living legacy is over 300 years old
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Nineteen years ago, Richard Whitney Jr. and his wife took a look at an, at the time, undeveloped property in Hahnville adorned by a plush landscape of oak trees, and they decided they just might stay awhile.

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