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Triangle Food Store will soon reopen as Luling Discount and will sell seafood po-boys. Triangle Food Store set to reopen following liquid marijuana bust
November 21 at 10:26 am
The Triangle Food Store at the intersection of Paul Maillard and River roads in Luling will reopen soon under the name Luling Discount. The store closed two months ago following the arrests of the former owner and manager for selling liquid marijuana.

Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, stars of History Channel TV show “American Pickers,” are looking for St. Charles Parish residents who have odd, unique and interesting antiques. Residents with odd antiques could be featured on TV show
November 21 at 10:25 am
St. Charles Parish residents with barns, warehouses or buildings full of odd, unique and interesting antiques could get the chance to be featured on a History Channel TV show.

Destrehan man accused of raping 2 young girls Destrehan man accused of raping 2 young girls
November 21 at 10:24 am
A 54-year-old Destrehan man was arrested after he was accused of raping two young girls - one of whom was related to him and another who was a family friend.

Restoring a legend: Destrehan students help rebuild WWII PT boat Restoring a legend: Destrehan students help rebuild WWII PT boat
November 21 at 10:22 am
A piece of south Louisiana naval history is one step closer to reliving its glory days with the help of Destrehan High School students.

Lajoan M. Fiffie, 39, was arrested after she received a package from China containing $90,000 worth of an illegal drug known as bath salts. Police: Destrehan woman arrested after ordering 2 pounds of bath salts from China
November 18 at 2:29 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office arrested a Destrehan woman after she accepted a package containing more than 1,000 grams of the illegal drug known as bath salts.

River Parishes Fall Festival will rock Norco this weekend River Parishes Fall Festival will rock Norco this weekend
November 14 at 9:38 am
Fresh seafood po-boys, pastalaya and jambalaya are usually enough to draw most to the River Parishes Fall Festival, but there will also be plenty of rides, games and rocking music this weekend.

$400,000 grant will fund training programs to help unemployed find work
November 14 at 9:37 am
A $400,000 grant could put unemployed in the River Parishes back to work by helping employers fund training programs.

Clifford Bailey, owner of Pierre’s Restaurant Bar and Grill. Cajun-Creole restaurant will open in Luling in former Sailfish location
November 14 at 9:36 am
A Cajun-Creole hybrid restaurant will soon offer up hearty portions of red beans and rice, white beans and catfish and seafood platters in Luling.

Ormond Plantation will serve as backdrop for ABC series Ormond Plantation will serve as backdrop for ABC series
November 14 at 9:34 am
Destrehan’s Ormond Plantation will serve as the backdrop for an episode of an ABC network drama that is being filmed in St. Charles Parish.

An artist’s rendering of what Luling Elementary will look like after the new wing is constructed. Nearly $3 million wing expansion gets approval
November 14 at 9:33 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board has accepted a $2.75 million bid to construct an addition to Luling Elementary.

New chemical plant will be built in Luling New chemical plant will be built in Luling
November 14 at 9:32 am
Momentive Specialty Chemicals will build a new production facility in Luling while upgrading their plant in Geismar.

Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton Political drama starring A-listers films in Norco
November 14 at 9:31 am
A political drama produced by George Clooney and starring Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton recently filmed in Norco’s Bonnet Carré Spillway.

Betty Jo Dasch graduated from a law enforcement training academy for the second time. She poses at her graduation with her two daughters. ‘Mama Dasch’ graduates from police academy after 25-year hiatus
November 14 at 9:29 am
Officer Betty Jo “B.J.” Dasch is no stranger to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

An example of a Eureka Math problem for fifth graders. Parents want ‘confusing’ math taken out of classrooms
November 14 at 9:27 am

When Telesia Batte’s middle child was diagnosed with a learning disability, she chose to move her from the parochial school she loved to a St. Charles Parish public school where greater resources were available to help her. What she did not expect was for her daughter to suffer a sharp drop in math grades.

Around 15,000 people are expected at this year’s Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival. Crafts, food draw thousands to Destrehan fest
November 07 at 9:41 am
More than 150 crafts vendors from throughout the country will set up shop at Destrehan Plantation this weekend for the storied plantation’s fall festival.

Madere's Garage was in business for 90 years before closing in September. St. Charles Parish plans to purchase Madere’s Garage for $670,000
November 07 at 9:39 am
The St. Charles Parish Council voted Nov. 3 to sign a lease with the owners of the former Madere’s Garage on River Road in Hahnville for $20,000 through Jan. 5. The parish says they will use the property to perform maintenance on vehicles and equipment.

Denise Keller and her daughter, Alexis. Months after mammogram, former DHS coach discovers she has breast cancer
November 07 at 9:37 am
Denise Keller was climbing waterfalls and traversing sky bridges when she discovered a lump in her breast that would drastically change her life.

Tim Marcel embraces his daughter after winning the judgeship. Marcel handily defeats Morel for judgeship
November 07 at 9:36 am
Destrehan attorney Tim Marcel overwhelmingly defeated incumbent Judge Michele Morel in the Nov. 4 election to become division “E” judge in the 29th Judicial District that serves St. Charles Parish.

2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
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Even though the election is almost a year away, two St. Charles Parish Council members have already thrown their hats into the ring for the parish’s top executive post.

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