Search Results

Parish officials steaming over nonprofit group's water study

The parish's waterworks director criticized a recent study stating the water has cancer-causing contaminants as really being aimed at creating "mistrust and fear of public water supplies."Read More...
August 23 at 7:56 am
4272 Views

New Sarpy woman wants safer road after four decades of waiting

Sherry Howard has asked for help to curb the constant wrecks that have injured and even taken lives on Airline Highway.Read More...
August 23 at 7:46 am
2566 Views

Parish rolls back taxes, passing on $600K savings

The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously approved rolling back taxes by more than $600,000 to taxpayers at Monday's meeting.Read More...
August 23 at 7:36 am
2998 Views

Seniors' ACT scores above state average

St. Charles Parish Public Schools testing of 2017 exceeded the state average in meeting the minimum entry level college score on the ACT standardized test. Read More...
August 23 at 6:50 am
2195 Views

Planned dog park gets a paw up

Efforts are underway for the much-anticipated dog park for St. Charles Parish.Read More...
August 23 at 6:44 am
3901 Views

From Lakewood Elementary to ancient Israel

As Erika Spengler digs and sifts through the history of the city of Gezer, she is helping to retell the story of ancient structures dating back 2000 to 1550 B.C. in Israel.Read More...
August 23 at 4:48 am
1679 Views

Sheriff's Report - Aug. 10, 2017

Arrests

• David Hodges, 45, of 107 Touchard Lane in Des Allemands, was arrested Aug. 1 and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and resisting an officer. Read More...
August 18 at 7:27 pm
1442 Views

DHS teacher strives for elite robotics program

When ITT of St. Rose approached Destrehan alumnus Brian Young about leading a robotics team at his high school alma mater, he likely knew that simply creating a stable, lasting program would be satisfactory to those entrusting him with the project.Read More...
August 18 at 7:06 pm
1222 Views

Paradis native marks historic role in nation’s anti-missile defense

It was soon after the nation’s War Department sought a new air defense system that Milton “Moon” Hill came on the scene with Bell Laboratories’ Project Nike to answer the call.
Read More...
August 18 at 7:01 pm
1366 Views

Pastalaya cook-off fundraiser set for Saturday

There will be plenty of great food, company and competition at West Bank Bridge Park Saturday — and all of it for a great cause. Read More...
August 17 at 10:35 am
5877 Views

Destrehan Plantation tells the whole story of slavery at the antebellum home

Standing in stately grandeur draped by ancient oaks, Destrehan Plantation is one of the great River Road mansions telling its whole story to visitors including its own chapter with slavery.Read More...
August 16 at 7:53 am
2698 Views

Destrehan speed knitter starts worldwide contest for Doctors without Borders

Sarah Bordelon never expected this. Read More...
August 16 at 7:49 am
2289 Views

Wonder kid sparks effort to remove invasive hyacinths

When Grace Rawls learned hyacinths were not good for wetlands as a junior keeper at the Audubon Zoo, this 13-year-old wonder kid jumped to action.Read More...
August 16 at 6:52 am
1841 Views

How a Destrehan businessman found a way to 'Kidnap' Halle Berry

While superstar Halle Berry was promoting the action thriller film "Kidnap" in New York, Todd Trosclair and Joey Tufaro have been celebrating what their anticipated first big hit will do for their independent film company in LaPlace and Metairie.Read More...
August 16 at 6:46 am
6707 Views

Paul Maillard revitalization moving ahead with Monsanto

The Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization project got Council approval, and St. Charles Parish has announced that Monsanto has become a strong partner in helping make it happen.Read More...
August 16 at 6:35 am
2449 Views

85% of motorists drove over limit on I-310, study says

The newly posted 70 mph speed limit on the elevated portions of Interstate 310 in St. Charles Parish marks a statewide trend aligning motorists' apparent need for speed, but it's also considered safer.Read More...
August 16 at 5:45 am
2322 Views

featured merchant

BENT'S RV
BENT'S RV Bent's RV is a Full Service RV Dealership in Louisiana.

Fireman uses 'mouth-to-snout' to save poodle
Fireman uses 'mouth-to-snout' to save poodle
- 3127 views
All Barry Minnich knew as he crawled into a smoldering house in Luling last Thursday was "I gotta find this dog" and then he saw Angel lying on the floor under the kitchen table.