St. Rose man shot to death in vacant lot
November 20, 2008 at 11:37 am
St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s officers found a man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds in an open lot in St. Rose.

DHS student arrested for threatening to shoot school
November 20, 2008 at 11:36 am
A 17-year-old Destrehan student was arrested after making threats against her school.

Don’t wait until it’s too late
November 20, 2008 at 11:32 am
While the first day of winter is not until Dec. 21, many homeowners could be caught off guard by dropping temperatures if they don’t take the necessary steps to prepare their homes for the cold.

Schools spend more in order to get air-conditioned buses
November 20, 2008 at 11:31 am
After moving ahead with plans to air condition nine Head Start buses back in July, the St. Charles Parish School Board has also decided to purchase seven new air-conditioned buses at a cost of $554,780.

Residents hope Obama can fix nation’s problems
November 20, 2008 at 11:30 am
By Lynda Menard
From record setting gas prices to a man having a baby, the year 2008 appears to be a historical one. However, nothing is as historically momentous as the United States electing the first African-American president, Barack Obama.

Réveillon will raise funds for first public nature trail in parish
November 20, 2008 at 9:01 am
The first public nature trail and outdoor classroom in St. Charles Parish will move one step closer to reality with “A Wetlands Réveillon,” which will help raise money for coastal preservation and reclamation projects.

Council questions appointee salaries
November 19, 2008 at 3:19 pm
St. Charles Parish Council members approved the parish’s proposed budget, which includes wage increases for all parish workers.

Bayou Gauche resident Gwen Dufrene has been hit with a defamation suit based on allegations she supposedly made on the forum. Bloggers beware
November 19, 2008 at 10:31 am
Anyone that logs onto the Internet to share their opinions on the River Parishes forum at might have seen posts from BGMAW, otherwise known as Gwen Dufrene.

District VI Councilman Marcus Lambert might have to choose between his council seat and his job with Transload America. Councilman must quit job or give up seat
November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am

The Louisiana Board of Ethics has ruled that District VI Councilman Marcus Lambert cannot be employed by the Transload America landfill in Killona and serve on the St. Charles Parish Council.

Getting rid of the gun shots
November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am
Narcotics activity, loud vulgar music blasting periodically in the neighborhood, random gun shots fired in the air, and out-of-control weekend parties are just a few of the concerns on a list from residents living in the Red Church community in Destrehan.

Filmmakers casting locals for movie Filmmakers casting locals for movie
November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am

Filmmakers are looking for residents in St. Charles Parish to interview about environmental issues for a new movie.

School ratings increase
November 15, 2008 at 10:58 am
St. Charles Parish public schools have improved their district performance rating for 2008, according to figures released by the Louisiana Department of Education.

Destrehan quarterback Wynrick Smothers ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead his team to a 29-7 win over Jesuit. Destrehan moves on, Hahnville falls
November 14, 2008 at 9:31 am
The Destrehan Wildcats systematically broke down Jesuit Friday night, scoring a single touchdown in each quarter on their way to a 29-7 first round victory.

The parish will upgrade eight lift stations because of sewer problems that have occurred when heavy rains pour into the area. Above is a list of the eight stations that will receive upgrades and their locations. Parish moves ahead with sewer upgrades
November 12, 2008 at 6:51 pm
Heavy rains cause sewer problems for some residents, and as the population continues to rise, that problem could become a lot worse.

Lista Gilfore has lived to be 100 years old by avoiding drinking and smoking and living a relaxed lifestyle. 100-year-old Ama cook still sharp as a tack
November 12, 2008 at 6:48 pm
Anyone who sits down to talk to ‘Mama’ Lista Gilfore of Ama wouldn’t think she’s 100 years old. Her mind is as sharp as a knife. Her speech is crystal clear. But what’s more remarkable than that, is the fact that her memory is excellent.

$2 million turns old Kmart into hi-tech learning center $2 million turns old Kmart into hi-tech learning center
November 12, 2008 at 11:37 am
After spending nearly $2 million to turn an old Kmart building into a training center for teachers, the St. Charles Parish public school system is already starting to see an “academic” return on their investment.

65-year-old shopper chases after Wal-Mart purse snatcher
November 12, 2008 at 10:32 am
A 65-year-old Luling woman that had her purse stolen at Wal-Mart chased the thief through the parking lot, yelling for help and alerting a witness who was able to follow the getaway car and get a good ID of the crooks.

Rev. Albert Bailey says he will lead a protest march if the New Sarpy boundaries are not returned to their original location. Bouncing sign irks New Sarpy residents
November 12, 2008 at 9:32 am
More than 500 residents living in New Sarpy have signed a petition asking St. Charles Parish President V. J. St. Pierre and the Parish Council to return the New Sarpy boundary lines to its original location.

Police seek suspects in Bent's RV robbery
Police seek suspects in Bent's RV robbery
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is using CrimeStoppers to aid detectives investigating a burglary that occurred Sept. 23 at Bent RV on Boutte along U.S. Highway 90.