Schools’ crisis plan one of the most sophisticated in area
June 04, 2008 at 11:31 am
Parents, teachers and administrators have a high level of confidence in the St. Charles Parish Public Schools’ Crisis Management and Emergency Response Plans, though they would like a little more information on the process.

Teen drivers make summer dangerous
June 04, 2008 at 11:30 am
The halls are empty, the final bell has rung and now those students are barreling into their vehicles in search of summer fun.

As many as nine hurricanes could form this year, with anywhere from two to five of them being Category 3 or higher. Now is the time to prepare
June 04, 2008 at 9:51 am
It could be a rough six months for St. Charles Parish if predictions by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration prove to be accurate.

'Dustrehan' 'Dustrehan'
June 04, 2008 at 9:50 am
‘Dustrehan’ and ‘Cancer Alley’ are two names that are all too familiar for residents living in four subdivisions between the Bunge and ADM Grain Elevators.

For the second time, family finds themselves in way of progress For the second time, family finds themselves in way of progress
June 04, 2008 at 9:50 am
For the second time in nearly a decade, the Matherne family of Luling could be asked to move off of their beautiful waterfront property on Highway 90 to make way for government progress.

Employees’ move into jail may come cheap Employees’ move into jail may come cheap
June 04, 2008 at 9:50 am
Converting the old parish jail into office space for St. Charles Parish workers won’t be as difficult or as costly as some might think.

Transplant doesn’t keep Oubre from employee of year Transplant doesn’t keep Oubre from employee of year
June 04, 2008 at 8:43 am
Charlie Oubre III, who has served as a dedicated, hardworking public servant for 25 years, has been named employee of the year for St. Charles Parish.

ABC Title’s Angel Karliegh helps Derick Barre with his title needs. ABC Title first opened up in December of 2004 and is owned by Lee Fabre. The store can perform many of the same duties as the DMV. Avoiding waiting lines at DMV as easy as ABC Title
May 28, 2008 at 3:22 pm
A trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles to get a tag or title usually means taking a day off of work to spend time waiting in line with other frustrated people.

 Students chosen to represent their respective schools at the Character Links banquet are (Back Row L-R) Tracy Hilaire, Remington Burkhardt, Joe Kerry, Crystal Quintero, Megan Schexnaydre, Micah Cesar (Middle Row L-R) Caitlin Mikesell, Heather Atchley, Di Program ‘links’ academics with virtue to improve character
May 28, 2008 at 3:04 pm
Developing a child's character is an important part of their upbringing and usually determines how successful that child becomes later in life.

Residents will have to wait a little longer to see bus signs like this spring up across the parish. Still, once the bus transit system is in place, it will provide curbside service to residents. Bus transit system delayed
May 28, 2008 at 3:00 pm
The developers of a bus transit system that would provide much needed transportation both around the parish and even into New Orleans hope to present their proposal to the River Parishes Transit Authority on June 4.

High gas prices hit residents hard High gas prices hit residents hard
May 28, 2008 at 11:57 am
St. Charles Parish residents, like many across the nation, are watching gas prices skyrocket. Many are being cautious, counting every penny spent at the pumps while they wonder when they will get some relief.

Biodiesel plant back on track
May 28, 2008 at 11:50 am
A ray of hope in a dismal financial market came in the form of $100 million bonds for a firm planning to get things up and running again in St. Charles Parish.

What about the kids? What about the kids?
May 28, 2008 at 9:50 am
Some families living near the East Regional Library can't afford Internet services, and many don't even own computers. Because of that, some of the parish's youngest residents have come to rely on the public library to get important classwork done.

Nuss: Council not breaking the law
May 28, 2008 at 9:50 am
Residents concerned over whether or not the council has violated the Sunshine Law, which are rules that assure public access to government meetings, can relax. Council Chairman Dennis Nuss says that the council has not met in groups of five, which would be considered a violation and an illegal meeting because a majority of the council members would be present.

First-quarter crime totals drop to lowest level in more than 12 years
May 28, 2008 at 9:50 am
So far, so good for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.

During the first quarter of 2008, crime fell by 2.38 percent when compared to the same period in 2007.That was a reduction from 474 total crimes to 463 and is the lowest first quarter total in more than 12 years.

Rain, Rain, Go Away Rain, Rain, Go Away
May 23, 2008 at 1:21 pm
The wrath of Mother Nature descended upon St. Charles Parish last night as heavy downpours caused widespread street flooding throughout the area.

Sheriff’s camp looking for a few good kids Sheriff’s camp looking for a few good kids
May 21, 2008 at 6:31 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has openings for its Operation First Class Sheriff's Camp for boys ages 12 through 16. The camp, which features activities like archery, rifle range shooting, gun safety, swimming, team building and leadership building, is scheduled for July 6 through July 11.

Schools honor Week of the Young Child Schools honor Week of the Young Child
May 21, 2008 at 6:29 pm
Banners created by children from the east bank of St. Charles Parish went on display at the New Sarpy, St. Rose and Destrehan libraries in May to celebrate the Week of the Young Child.

Hahnville High valedictorian devoted to caring for others
Hahnville High valedictorian devoted to caring for others
Being named Hahnville High School (HHS) valedictorian for the class of 2015 came as a surprise to Jessica Becnel, but she realized it’s an honor that affirmed years of hard work.