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LIfetime producer Sandra Alvarez, Royd Anderson, Cindy Obannion, Rylan Obannion and Evelyn Pourciau, an eyewitness to the Pan Am Flight 759 crash, pose for a picture. Former HHS teacher featured in reincarnation documentary on Lifetime
Yesterday at 9:37 am
Former Hahnville High School teacher Royd Anderson will appear in a Lifetime TV show about an Oklahoma girl whose mother thinks she is the reincarnated spirit of Jennifer Shultz, who was killed in Kenner during the Pan Am Flight 759 crash.

The owners of Pier 90 have entered into an agreement with the parish to build a public boat launch. Parish zeroes in on Pier 90 to construct public boat launch
Yesterday at 9:35 am
After years of searching for an ideal spot to build a public boat launch, St. Charles Parish officials have targeted a popular bar and launch located on Highway 90 in Luling that is set to undergo an expansion.

Jobs safe at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Ochsner official says Jobs safe at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Ochsner official says
Yesterday at 9:32 am
Despite the fallout of massive layoffs at River Parishes Hospital announced in conjunction with Ochsner Health System’s purchase of the facility, an Ochsner spokesman has said St. Charles Parish Hospital employees should not fear for their jobs.

Fertilizer company applies for permits for $1.2 billion Killona plant Fertilizer company applies for permits for $1.2 billion Killona plant
Yesterday at 9:31 am
Officials with a fertilizer company planning to build a $1.2 billion plant in Killona recently visited with parish leaders and said they are on track to finalize the deal within a year.

The DOTD has hired a subcontractor to install a median and turning lanes along the portion of Highway 90 running from Paul Maillard Road to Wal-Mart. 
Plan would drastically alter Highway 90 traffic
Yesterday at 9:25 am
Business owners and St. Charles Parish Council members have expressed concern over a comprehensive construction program currently underway on Highway 90 that will change the way the busy roadway functions.

Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade
September 18 at 2:22 pm
The Krewe of Zeus will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30 to gather community input on their plans to parade through Ormond subdivision.

Hazard mitigation plan meeting
September 16 at 10:00 am
HAHNVILLE – Residents are invited to provide input on the parish’s Hazard Mitigation Plan meeting to be held at 10 a.m. at the St. Charles Emergency Operations Center located at 15026 River Road in Hahnville.

Greater Mount Calvary Church expands to the River Parish area
September 14 at 5:00 pm
Pastor Terry Gullage, Sr. and Greater Mount Calvary Church of Marrero announces the opening of a new location – The Greater Mount Calvary River Center, located at 1001 Paul Maillard Rd. in Luling.

Regional aquatics invitational
September 13 at 10:00 am
LULING – A regional aquatics invitational will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Ellington Swim & Fitness Club located at 207 Angus Drive in Luling.

The Tigers defense swarm a ball carrier on their own goal line in overtime. Hahnville suffers tough loss in triple overtime
September 12 at 10:58 pm
The Hahnville Tigers left everything they had out on the field, but it was not enough to overcome the Rummel Raiders in a triple overtime loss.

Sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg threw for two touchdowns and ran for another in the opening half of Destrehan's 48-7 victory. Young QB leads Destrehan to blowout win over Helen Cox
September 12 at 9:28 pm
In only his second game as a starter, Destrehan sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg threw two touchdowns and ran for another in the first half of the Wildcats’ 48-7 win over Helen Cox on Friday.

New state tax tudy gets underway
September 12 at 11:08 am
By Jeremy Alford

When LSU economist and Revenue Estimating Conference member Jim Richardson conducted his first major tax study in 1987, he was pleased to discover it had a great shelf life.

New stadium raises spirits at Tulane
September 12 at 11:07 am
Tulane University, located only a few miles from the border of St. Charles Parish, has always been one of the best four-year colleges and graduate schools in the nation. And in the mid-1900s, it’s stadium on Willow Street was the scene of some of the best college football in the land.

Highway 90 between Barton Ave., Paul Maillard will have alternating lane closures
September 12 at 11:06 am
Both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 90 will have alternating lane closures between Barton Avenue and Paul Maillard Road, starting Sept. 14.

Vial
September 12 at 11:05 am
Margo Renee Harrison Vial, 59, of Osyka, Miss., died on Friday, Aug. 29 at her home.

Potter
September 12 at 11:04 am
Carl Benjamin Potter, 70, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Friday afternoon, Aug. 29.

Arrests (Sept. 11)
September 12 at 11:02 am
•Israel Williams, 30, of 129 James Lane in Des Allemands, was arrested on Aug. 25 and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of hydrocodone, possession of oxycodone, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of suboxone, possession of a handgun in the presence of a controlled substance, three counts of no pit bull registration, a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office attachment and as a fugitive from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office.

St. Charles Parish Courthouse visitors will have bags X-rayed
September 12 at 11:00 am
Starting Monday, visitors to the St. Charles Parish Courthouse will have to access a single entrance where they will be screened by a metal detector and have personal baggage X-rayed.

30 hazardous trees removed from popular Luling park
30 hazardous trees removed from popular Luling park
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Luling’s Rathborne Park remains closed until Saturday, Sept. 13 while St. Charles Parish removes 30 trees in the area that are considered a safety hazard.