|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.
|Thieves target Social Concerns donations
September 27, 2013 at 10:54 am
Almost every night, Sue Candies says thieves pull up to Social Concerns in Luling and steal items that have been left for the charity.
|Destrehan boy receives national award for saving brother
September 27, 2013 at 10:52 am
A local cub scout has received a national award after his quick-thinking actions saved his little brother’s life last Easter.
|Splash park highlights Ormond field redesign
September 27, 2013 at 10:51 am
Ormond field in Destrehan is set to become a go-to spot for families in St. Charles and surrounding parishes after the St. Charles Parish Council approved a $925,200 renovation of the field. Not included in that cost total is one of the most anticipated additions – a splash park that will be constructed by way of a $350,000 donation.
|Teen found guilty in connection with ‘senseless’ St. Rose murder
September 27, 2013 at 10:48 am
A St. Rose teen was recently convicted in the shooting death of another teen last May.
|8 bands, tasty south Louisiana delicacies big draw to Alligator Fest
September 27, 2013 at 10:36 am
The more than 30,000 visitors expected at this weekend’s Alligator Festival will get to sample some of the best food in south Louisiana, browse unique arts and crafts and rock out to a wide variety of bands that will please any musical connoisseur.
|Judge refuses to step down from child rape case
September 24, 2013 at 5:51 pm
St. Charles Parish District Judge Michele Morel is being asked to step down in a criminal case concerning a local man who is accused of aggravated incest and rape against his minor daughter.
|Parish residents can report pollution to interactive map
September 20, 2013 at 10:07 am
A New Orleans-based environmental group is seeing an uptick in the use of one of their tools to combat environmental pollution.
|Deadly amoeba found in St. Bernard, St. Charles increases water sampling
September 20, 2013 at 10:07 am
After a 4-year-old boy died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba from the St. Bernard Parish’s water supply, St. Charles Parish Waterworks have increased sampling of the parish’s water system to ensure its continued safety.
Three Norco Elementary students who were chosen for District Honor Choir and...
As part of their winter lesson, students at St. Charles Borromeo School in...
• 2014 Mardi Gras Royalty
• Des Allemands man named Grand Champion in Mardi Gras parade
• Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshal Lupe Rojano Sweeney
• Students’ science acumen on display at St. Charles Parish Science Fair
• River Region Drama Guild children’s theater workshop
The Hahnville Lady Tigers (3-1) cruised past Assumption and Dominican in the...
The Destrehan baseball team got off to a great start during opening weekend,...
Destrehan advances to state championship game - 520 views
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats are on their way to the Class 5A state championship game after beating No. 15 Helen Cox 70-57.