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Darryl Davis Ex-con gets 12 years in connection with Luling death
February 21 at 2:59 pm
A Luling man will spend 12 years in jail in connection with the death of his sister’s boyfriend.

Nick Saltaformaggio was named Hahnville High School's new head football coach at the Feb. 19 school board meeting. New HHS coach brings discipline, high energy
February 21 at 2:57 pm
Nick Saltaformaggio will succeed Lou Valdin as head coach of Hahnville High School’s football program.

Legislature looks at reforming unconstitutional tenure law
February 14 at 1:37 pm
A 2012 law making it easier to fire tenured teachers and more difficult for new teachers to earn tenure was recently ruled unconstitutional by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Julian Charron, a junior at Destrehan High School, kneels next to a robot he and other students built. Robotics business sells machines to perform chores
February 14 at 1:35 pm
Destrehan High School student Julian Charron envisions a world where robots take over basic tasks, such as cutting grass, cleaning windows and mopping floors.

Robert Wingrove Luling man pleads guilty to operating meth lab
February 14 at 1:33 pm
A Luling man who was one of four people arrested for manufacturing meth in a Coronado Park home has pled guilty.

Last November, Taylor Waterfowl took Bryson Tabor, 10, of Houma, to Lake Cataouatche for his first duck hunt. Since their inception, Taylor Waterfowl has taken a dozen children on free duck hunts around the area. The organization is hoping to secure funds for a custom boat with wheelchair access for disabled hunters. Tragic murder inspires Paradis hunter to start charitable program
February 14 at 1:29 pm
Nathan Verdin’s love of hunting began at a young age when he shot his first deer as a 9-year-old. When a cousin was killed and another became disabled after an accident, Verdin turned to hunting to ease the pain.

Des Allemands woman burned down neighbor’s home, police say Des Allemands woman burned down neighbor’s home, police say
February 14 at 12:19 pm
A Des Allemands woman was so upset after getting into a fight with her neighbors that she took a can of gasoline, poured it under their home and lit it on fire, according to police.

Businessman charged with extortion Businessman charged with extortion
February 08 at 8:49 am
A Gonzales businessman was arrested last week and charged with extortion after police say he called a Destrehan contractor 23 times and threatened to harm the man’s family.

Win $100 in Herald-Guide’s Facebook contest Win $100 in Herald-Guide’s Facebook contest
February 07 at 10:16 am
The St. Charles Herald-Guide will give away $100 to one of our Facebook fans on Feb. 14 as a Valentine’s Day gift to a loyal reader.

St. Charles Parish crime hits 5-year low St. Charles Parish crime hits 5-year low
February 07 at 8:58 am
The number of reported crimes in St. Charles Parish dropped nearly 17 percent in 2013 when compared to 2012, according to a report compiled for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Another lawsuit filed against council over Aviation Board nominee
February 07 at 8:56 am
The St. Charles Parish Council is facing a lawsuit from former New Orleans Aviation Board nominee Neal Clulee.

State has fifth-highest rate of pedestrian deaths
February 07 at 8:55 am
Louisiana has the fifth-highest pedestrian death rate in the country, according to a new report that cites 13 fatalities alone in St. Charles Parish from 2003 to 2012.

Crawfish prices soar after cold spell Crawfish prices soar after cold spell
February 07 at 8:53 am
High prices slowed the local demand for crawfish Super Bowl weekend, but seafood vendors in St. Charles Parish expect a drop in prices as the weather warms.

HHS plans on picking new football coach next week HHS plans on picking new football coach next week
February 07 at 8:51 am
The committee in charge of recommending a new head football coach at Hahnville High School will select from five finalists next week.

Students, complete with fake blood and gunshot wounds, pretend to be victims of one of four school shooters who entered R.K. Smith Middle School during a drill. The active shooter drill mimics an assault on a school and serves as a training exercise for school staff, law enforcement, fire departments, hospital workers and other emergency agencies. Intense school shooting simulation tests nerves, emergency response
February 07 at 8:47 am
The sound of gunfire rang out through R.K. Smith Middle School on Friday as shooters made their way down hallways, sending shell casings skittering across the floor and leaving carnage in their wake.

Man sentenced to 20 years after West Bank burglary spree Man sentenced to 20 years after West Bank burglary spree
February 06 at 9:52 am
A Marrero man who was arrested after a string of burglaries that had the West Bank of St. Charles Parish on edge has been sentenced to 20 years in jail.

Crime in St. Charles falls by 17 percent
February 03 at 3:24 pm
The number of reported crimes in St. Charles Parish dropped nearly 17 percent in 2013 when compared to 2012, according to a report compiled for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

‘I’m gonna  whack him:’ Chilling confession sheds new light on St. Rose murder ‘I’m gonna whack him:’ Chilling confession sheds new light on St. Rose murder
February 03 at 10:28 am
A St. Rose teen who was convicted in connection with the shooting death of another teenager in 2012 is shedding new light on what appears to have been a random killing.

‘American Horror’ in St. Rose
‘American Horror’ in St. Rose
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One of TV’s biggest shows, “American Horror Story,” recently wrapped up a two-week shoot at St. Rose’s Quixote Studios.