|Oil company to begin seismic survey through parish soon
June 28, 2007 at 9:46 am
A Houma based energy exploration firm will be conducting land surveys in the upcoming months over much of St. Charles parish to determine if untapped sources of natural gas or oil are afoot locally.
|School board votes to demolish old Killona Elementary School
June 28, 2007 at 9:40 am
St. Charles School Board members are expected to vote to tear down the Old Killona Elementary School at the July 2 meeting.
|Women pin down intruder
June 28, 2007 at 9:10 am
A St. Rose man was arrested and charged with aggravated burglary and sexual battery after he snuck into a Bonura Drive home and allegedly touched two women inappropriately while they slept.
|Man’s body found in river
June 27, 2007 at 5:37 pm
A missing Houma inmate’s body was discovered in the Mississippi River near the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling, according to the St. Charles parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Spectacular fireworks, live band set for 4th
June 27, 2007 at 4:30 pm
St. Charles Parish will celebrate July 4th with spectacular fireworks and live music on Tuesday, July 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling. The fireworks will begin at 9 p.m.
|Public input sought on KV landfill growth plan
June 27, 2007 at 4:28 pm
Killona Ventures, LLC a construction and demolition landfill located on Hwy 3127 in Killona, wants to nearly double in land size and accept more hazardous materials. A resolution to support increasing the size of the landfill from 75 acres to 144 acres was tabled at the June 4 council meeting after councilman Barry Minnich said the public should be given more time to comment on the proposed expansion. He also said the landfill smells bad. Councilman Brian Fabre expressed his concerns that KV landfill is located in one of the few areas in the parish left to develop. Desmond Hillaire, councilman for district 1 where the landfill is located, tabled the resolution and called for a town hall meeting in mid-July to discuss the expansion with all the parties involved.
|Des Allemands seafood owner plans to rebuild after fire
June 27, 2007 at 4:26 pm
Firefighters from four different departments in St. Charles Parish responded to a fire at South East Seafood in Des Allemands during the early morning hours of June 8.
|St. Rose Travel Center Casino robbed at gunpoint
June 27, 2007 at 4:24 pm
The Rose Casino in the St. Rose Travel Center was robbed in the early morning hours of June 24, according to the St. Charles Sheriff’s Office who responded to the incident.
|$60 million decision:
June 27, 2007 at 4:02 pm
St. Charles Parish tax districts, are deciding whether or not to lower millages at meetings scheduled throughout the summer.
|Luling man accuses contractor of fraud, misuse of funds
June 27, 2007 at 3:56 pm
As St. Charles Parish resident and native Andy Rougeou and his wife Toni look upon what they say was once a beautiful home on 3 West Levert Dr. in Willowdale subdivision, he wonders if it will ever be close to what it once was.
|Ooh la la! TV workshop for people who, well ... ‘parlez vous francais’
June 21, 2007 at 5:38 pm
The Council for the Development of French in Louisiana and Média-Louisiane are offering a free television production workshop for French speakers in Louisiana of all ages on Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23, at Acadiana Open Channel in Lafayette.
June 21, 2007 at 5:25 pm
Heather R. Breaux’s BEST BET
Wal-Mart Supercenter holds health fair for women this weekend
BOUTTE - Wal-Mart Supercenter in Boutte will be hosting it’s Fourth Annual Women’s Health Fair Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Some of the services offered by the various sponsors will include vision screening, blood and glucose screening, mammography information, healthy cooking demonstration, self defense instructions, cardiopulmonary resuscitation information, early child care information, mental health information, power walk and fitness workout demonstrations, fire safety demonstrations, with various other health related activities.
|Parish-to-parish bus line won’t run in July as planned, says official
June 21, 2007 at 5:21 pm
While the original date for the new $1 million transit system to start operating was by July, The River parishes Transit Authority said it would probably be a couple more months before the buses get rolling.
|Kid's ride out fires, storms in VFD's safety house
June 21, 2007 at 2:16 pm
If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to ride through a tornado in a travel trailer or find your way out of a burning room, the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department has a training vehicle that demonstrates what both scenarios are like. The best part is it’s free for all to try and it didn’t cost a dime of taxpayer money.
|There’s a lot to like about this year’s catch of Catfish Queens
June 21, 2007 at 2:11 pm
The Louisiana Catfish Festival Queens were chosen June 9, 2007 during the annual pageant held at J.B. Martin in Paradis.
|Biggest cocaine bust in parish history
June 21, 2007 at 2:07 pm
St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies along with DEA agents and deputies in other sheriff's offices, arrested six foreign nationals and seized nearly 200 pounds of cocaine June 13, in Norco.
|Luling Living Center’s plans to keep residents safe in a storm
June 21, 2007 at 2:04 pm
Luling Living Center held a hurricane evacuation meeting for patient family members Tuesday, June 19 at 6:45 p.m. to discuss the center’s plans for the 2007 hurricane season.
|Hahnville subdivision WILL be finished ...
June 21, 2007 at 1:50 pm
Former New Orleans Saints defensive lineman Willie Whitehead wants to dispel rumors and speculations that he is not going to complete a subdivision he started developing in Hahnville.
Harry Hurst students in Melanie Zeringue’s eighth grade Louisiana History class use...
Victoria Bryant was surrounded by friends and family alike when a surprise...
• Miss Little Red Church Children’s Coronation annual pageant
• Ballet performs at nursing home
• St. Charles Parish Hospital holds annual pre-sports physicals
• Non-profit expands to serve parish’s drug court participants
• Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Brody””
The Hahnville Tigers will get their first taste of live action this Friday as they...
The Destrehan Wildcats will get one final tune-up for the regular season when they...
• Des Allemands angler pioneers psychic sac-a-lait bait
• New HHS coach surrounds himself with familiar faces
• Redfish invade Lake Salvador
• Sophomore QB handed reins of high-powered DHS offense
• Tigers overhaul offense, defense under new head coach
Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe - 793 views
A pipe malfunction is reportedly behind a powerful explosion that was felt throughout the parish and caused a fire at the Diamond Green Diesel Refinery in Norco in early August.
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