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Luling man sentenced to 15 years for distributing child pornography
May 02 at 9:27 am
A 28-year-old Luling man was sentenced to 15 years in jail after pleading guilty to producing and distributing child pornography.

Safety improvements coming to Hwy. 3127 Safety improvements coming to Hwy. 3127
May 02 at 9:24 am
Long-awaited changes are on the way to increase safety on Louisiana Highway 3127 between Luling and Killona.

Council chairwoman, political newcomer battle for at-large seat Council chairwoman, political newcomer battle for at-large seat
May 02 at 9:22 am
St. Charles Parish voters will head back to the polls on Saturday to decide the parish’s next at-large council member from the West Bank. Candidates Jarvis Lewis, 24, and District VII Councilwoman Julia Fisher-Perrier, 33, will face off in the runoff election.

St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO Federico Martinez speaks at a groundbreaking for a new medical complex on the East Bank. Voters will decide fate of ‘critical’ hospital tax
May 02 at 9:19 am
On Saturday, voters will decide whether or not to renew a St. Charles Parish Hospital tax that will generate $2.6 million per year and allow the addition of a third ambulance shift during peak service hours. Officials say funds from the renewal would also support an expanded emergency room, operations of a recently unveiled cardiac catheterization lab and operating expenses of an urgent care center in Destrehan now under construction.

Topcats, tasty food and games big draw to Little Red Church Fest Topcats, tasty food and games big draw to Little Red Church Fest
May 02 at 9:17 am
Delicious food, rock ‘n roll bands and carnival games will keep thousands entertained and content during this weekend’s Little Red Church Festival, which will be held behind St. Charles Borromeo Church in Destrehan from Friday, May 2 until Sunday, May 4.

Steve Crovetto, who served on the St. Charles Parish School Board for 12 years and as a head coach for Hahnville High School, passed away on Friday. Longtime School Board member, coach passes away from cancer
May 02 at 9:14 am
A pillar of the St. Charles Parish community known for his role in shaping the local public education system, as well as his coaching success and authoring a book on the southeast Louisiana way of life, has died.

Prank double murder call was part of online game Prank double murder call was part of online game
May 02 at 9:11 am
St. Charles Parish deputies were called to the scene of a reported double murder in St. Rose on Saturday, but when they arrived they discovered that the call was a prank designed to draw SWAT team members and officers to the area as part of an online game.

Flood protection for Montz highlights state bills aimed at St. Charles Flood protection for Montz highlights state bills aimed at St. Charles
April 25 at 11:51 am
Several legislative items are on the horizon for St. Charles Parish as the 2014 legislative session reaches its halfway point.

Solar panel company under fire for ‘unfair trade practices’
April 25 at 11:50 am
After a local solar panel installation company was named in a class action lawsuit this February, it appears many St. Charles Parish residents may be affected by what attorneys who brought the suit are calling unfair trade practices.

Instagram friendship leads to armed robbery Instagram friendship leads to armed robbery
April 25 at 11:49 am
A New Orleans man was robbed at gunpoint in Destrehan by a person he met through Instagram, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Residents will pay more for garbage service after lawsuit 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.

Hahnville head coach Kenneth Vial, shown above giving signs to a base runner, has announced his retirement. Vial finished his Hahnville career with a 329-85 record. 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.

A state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab has opened at St. Charles Parish Hospital. Physicians are now able to treat several heart conditions while quickly diagnosing heart problems with pictures of the heart and any blood vessel in the body. 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.

Devin Donald 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.

Father Carles Benoit (rear left) helps carry a cypress casket crafted by monks at St. Joseph Abbey out of a federal courtroom. 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.

Students use a Promethean board as their math teacher looks on. 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 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.

Former HHS teacher featured in  reincarnation documentary on Lifetime
Former HHS teacher featured in reincarnation documentary on Lifetime
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Former Hahnville High School teacher Royd Anderson will appear in a Lifetime TV show about an Oklahoma girl whose mother thinks she is the reincarnated spirit of Jennifer Shultz, who was killed in Kenner during the Pan Am Flight 759 crash.