A lot purchased by the Chaberts in 2005 still sits empty today. Builder’s arrest doesn’t end family’s nightmare
January 21, 2009 at 9:46 am
A contractor who built homes throughout the River Parishes was recently arrested in New York near the Hamptons and charged with misapplication of payments, which totaled more than $90,000, according to the Sag Harbor Village.

3 charged with DHS turf vandalism
January 21, 2009 at 9:46 am
Three teenagers have been arrested by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in connection with an ongoing criminal mischief investigation that centered around vandalism throughout the parish.

No more reservations along parade route
January 21, 2009 at 9:06 am
For the first time in years, residents will no longer be able to block off areas along parade routes in St. Charles Parish during the 2009 Carnival season.

St. Charles school bus hit on Highway 90
January 16, 2009 at 3:57 pm
A St. Charles Parish School bus was struck head-on by a car that went out of control about 2:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. 90 in Boutte.

Bottled water backlash has many drinkers turning to filtration systems
January 14, 2009 at 12:19 pm
The recent bottled water controversy has caused a ripple of doubt among consumers seeking filtered water for their families.

11 YEARS OF SERVICE. Pam Norfleet, center, was named St. Charles Parish Hospital’s “Manager of the Year.” Norfleet named SCPH ‘Manager of the Year’
January 14, 2009 at 12:18 pm
St. Charles Parish Hospital has named Pamela Norfleet “Manager of the Year” for 2008.

Keep your brain in shape as you age
January 14, 2009 at 12:16 pm
It's easy to forget that your brain, like the rest of your body, needs to be exercised to stay in shape.

Better New Year’s resolutions for men’s health include eating right Better New Year’s resolutions for men’s health include eating right
January 14, 2009 at 12:14 pm
Most men’s New Year’s resolutions sound the same: we all want to get healthier and make or save more money.

Are you doing all you can to live a healthy lifestyle?
January 14, 2009 at 12:11 pm
Most people think they are in good health, but the truth is we can all do things to improve. Even small lifestyle changes can make a big difference.

Take hard work out of choosing routine
January 14, 2009 at 12:09 pm
Everyone knows the benefits of being fit - but working out where to start your fitness journey can be tough - especially when you’re returning to exercise after injury or when you haven’t worked out for a while.

Working out can fit into your schedule with Anytime Fitness
January 14, 2009 at 12:08 pm
Why is it so hard for adults to stay in good terms with their fitness? One of the biggest reasons is lack of time and convenience of gym availability in their neighborhood.

Viking Fitness offers exercise variety
January 14, 2009 at 12:06 pm
“Let Viking Fitness be your place to get in shape in 2009. We’ll help you reach your personal goals whether it is to lose or gain weight. Our 10,000-square-foot facility is the largest in our area and offers you free weights, cardio equipment, machine, senior classes, tanning, kids hang-out area, and much more.

Ten minutes to feeling good Everyday Ten minutes to feeling good Everyday
January 14, 2009 at 11:59 am
As the days begin to grow shorter and shorter, it's likely you're finding your to-do list has reached a length of world-record length proportions. With so much on your plate, it is easy to forget to take care of yourself.

Losing weight made easy: Introducing the BodyBugg Losing weight made easy: Introducing the BodyBugg
January 14, 2009 at 11:56 am
As seen on the NBC hit show “The Biggest Loser,” The Fitness Club of Boutte, announces the introduction of Apex Fitness Group's BodyBugg™.

COLD DAYS. Adults can catch a cold two to four times a year, while younger children can have the virus up to 10 times annually. Natural remedies can provide relief from colds
January 14, 2009 at 11:55 am
The holidays are a season of giving, both in terms of gifts and cheer and in terms of viral infections. And while Christmas music has disappeared, the sounds of coughing, sneezing and blown noses have not.

Farmers’ Market relocates to Highway 90 to boost sales
January 14, 2009 at 10:05 am
The West Bank Farmers’ Market, which was located on River Road but has been closed since July, will move to a new location due to dwindling customers and vendors at its old spot.

Kristie Lucky, of Luling’s Hopscotch Consignment, examines one of the store’s many toys.  A new law means that second-hand retailers could face criminal or civil charges for selling recalled children’s toys or clothing. Confusing law causes panic among second-hand retailers
January 14, 2009 at 9:47 am
A new law that requires all toys and clothing sold to kids ages 12 and under be tested for lead and chemicals used to make plastics nearly clotheslined the way area thrift and consignment shops do business.

A screen shot from the parish’s new Web site, which features easier and more organized navigation, plus other services. New Web site will allow users to notify parish of any problems
January 14, 2009 at 9:47 am
Notifying the parish about sewage or drainage problems might get a lot easier with the introduction of St. Charles Parish’s new state-of-the-art Web site, which officially went live on Jan. 12.


Crafty Destrehan couple work together on art
Crafty Destrehan couple work together on art
Under the great oaks of Destrehan Plantation, Mary Alice Smith and her husband,...
Kids share their version of Thanksgiving recipes and blessings
Kids share their version of Thanksgiving recipes and blessings
Before they all left for Thanksgiving break, area elementary students were asked...

Hahnville surging at right time, ex-district foe Gators come to town for matchup
Hahnville surging at right time, ex-district foe Gators come to town for matchup
That Hahnville could turn things around after a major midseason slump, which was capped by a demoralizing 52-12 loss at St. Thomas More, wasn’t a huge stretch.