|Residents will pay more for garbage service after lawsuit
April 25 at 11:47 am
The St. Parish Council and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre have reached a settlement with the parish’s waste disposal contractor that will extend the garbage contract by 14 months and will include increases in the monthly rate residents pay for the service.
|HHS softball coach retires after winning 74 percent of his games
April 25 at 11:46 am
After winning an astounding 74 percent of his games during his 12-year career as Hahnville’s head softball coach, Kenneth Vial will retire from the school where he has enjoyed monumental success.
|Hospital can treat, prevent heart attacks with $2.4 million cath lab
April 25 at 11:44 am
Doctors at St. Charles Parish Hospital are now able to diagnose and treat several heart conditions, and even prevent heart attacks from occurring, thanks to the completion of a $2.4 million cardiac catheterization lab.
|Police: Cell phone used to track armed man who tried to kidnap teen
April 25 at 11:42 am
A man who police say tried to abduct a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint from a Boutte parking lot has been captured.
|Parish’s first splash park should open in May
April 24 at 9:41 am
The redesign of Ormond field in Destrehan, which will add the parish’s first splash park along with a walking trail around the area, should be completed in May.
|Hahnville grad led monks to victory in coffin lawsuit
April 18 at 1:33 pm
When the monks at St. Joseph Abbey began crafting cypress coffins in 2007, they did not know that the practice would cause a state association to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against their ability to engage in the craft.
|Schools named top 10 in country for digital learning
April 18 at 1:30 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools has been named one of the top school districts in the nation for digital education for the second year in a row.
|Bill would allow teachers to carry guns at school, events
April 18 at 1:18 pm
A bill that would allow teachers and school administrators with concealed carry permits to carry firearms in schools and at school events has been filed in this year’s legislative session.
|Shelter director saves horse
April 18 at 1:13 pm
A malnourished horse found wrapped up in rope in a desolate field has gotten a new lease on life thanks to St. Charles Parish Animal Control Director Angie Robert.
|Luling man faces 140 years in jail for sex crime
April 18 at 1:09 pm
A Luling man was convicted of sexual battery on a juvenile and attempted aggravated incest against his daughter, who was 8 years old at the time the crimes occurred.
|Who killed Hilda Mae?
April 18 at 1:04 pm
Nearly seven years after the 2007 murder of Hilda Mae Warren, family members are still awaiting justice because no one has been convicted in connection with her death.
|Suspect captured in attempted kidnapping in Boutte
April 17 at 12:37 pm
A man who is believed to have attempted to kidnap a 17-year-old girl from a Boutte parking lot at gunpoint has been captured.
|Man sought for attempted kidnapping in Boutte
April 16 at 6:11 pm
A Reserve man is being sought in the attempted kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint in Boutte on Saturday.
|Suspect arrested 16 months after Norco murder
April 16 at 5:46 pm
A suspect in the December 2012 murder of Norco resident Jay Bertucci was apprehended by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office today.
|Free program teaches kids how to escape from attackers
April 11 at 11:36 am
Around 50 children and their parents shuffled in through the doorway at the Hahnville High School gym to participate in a recent children’s self-defense class.
|29 vehicles up for grabs at sheriff’s auction
April 11 at 11:35 am
A 2002 BMW, 1999 Mercedes ML3 and a 2007 Ford F150 are among the 29 vehicles that will be auctioned off by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office on Saturday.
|Stroke victim who had to relearn to walk completes Bridge Run
April 11 at 11:32 am
Steve Todd may have been the last participant in Saturday’s Bridge Run to cross the finish line, but his accomplishment, doing so after recovering from a stroke, makes him stand out.
|Runoff will decide next at-large rep
April 11 at 11:30 am
Council Chairwoman Julia Fisher-Perrier and political newcomer Jarvis Lewis are headed into a May 3 runoff for the Division B at-large seat, which represents the entire West Bank of St. Charles Parish, after neither candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote.
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Destrehan regroups in second half to knock off Dutchtown - 534 views
It wasn’t always pretty, especially in the first half, but the Destrehan Wildcats regrouped in the third quarter to put away Dutchtown for a 20-10 victory on Friday.