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Killona man gets 5-year prison sentence for animal cruelty Killona man gets 5-year prison sentence for animal cruelty
August 07 at 4:23 pm
Rashard C. Poche, 37, got a five-year prison sentence after he plead guilty to one count of aggravated cruelty to animals for throwing a six-pound Chihuahua named Jojo against the wall.

Boutte family celebrates 50th anniversary in dental practice Boutte family celebrates 50th anniversary in dental practice
August 07 at 12:15 pm
Glaser Family Practice in Boutte is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and it certainly seems that kind of long term success is no accident.

Destrehan couple seeks child of their own Destrehan couple seeks child of their own
August 07 at 12:12 pm
Jamie Byrd has long spent her days caring for children, and those in the greatest of need at that. The Destrehan resident is a nurse in the oncology ward of Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, caring for those battling cancer.

Precautions taken against brain-eating amoeba in drinking water Precautions taken against brain-eating amoeba in drinking water
August 07 at 12:07 pm
While St. Charles Parish water has not been tested for the “brain-eating amoeba” found in four Louisiana parishes, precautions are being taken to make it an unlikely survivor in the local supply.

Raised median being installed in Paradis despite controversy Raised median being installed in Paradis despite controversy
August 07 at 12:04 pm
Black tire tracks left by vehicles rolling over newly laid asphalt along U.S. Highway 90 in Paradis mark the spot of a controversy – the start of work for a raised median in Paradis.

Viral meningitis ‘outbreak’ cases reported in St. Charles Parish
August 07 at 12:01 pm
St. Charles Parish did have viral meningitis cases related to a recent outbreak in the area, but a state official said an investigation determined the public was not at risk.

St. Charles Parish unaffected by massive, global Shell cuts St. Charles Parish unaffected by massive, global Shell cuts
August 07 at 11:58 am
Global oil giant Royal Dutch Shell’s recently announced cutbacks of 6,500 jobs and $7 billion in investment sent already shaken petroleum-dependent areas shuddering in the U.S. and world, but the news is actually good for at least one of them – St. Charles Parish.

Sharks found in Lake Salvador Sharks found in Lake Salvador
August 07 at 11:54 am
Locals were abuzz on social media with the news that sharks were recently found in Lake Salvador, again bringing into question the safety of those spending time near the water this summer.

Sales tax holiday underway Sales tax holiday underway
August 07 at 10:13 am
Families getting ready to send their kids back to school can save money during the 2015 Louisiana Annual Sales Tax Holiday today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday).

17-year-old injured in apparent drive-by shooting in Destrehan 17-year-old injured in apparent drive-by shooting in Destrehan
August 06 at 2:09 pm
A 17-year-old male was shot in an apparent drive-by shooting on Meadows Drive in Destrehan before midnight yesterday (Aug. 5).

Sheriff's Office seeking help in identifying suspect, vehicle in Luling burglary Sheriff's Office seeking help in identifying suspect, vehicle in Luling burglary
August 05 at 12:30 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help with identifying the vehicle and suspect connected with a recent burglary of a Luling residence.

Sheriff seeks help identifying suspected Walmart thieves Sheriff seeks help identifying suspected Walmart thieves
August 04 at 3:42 pm
St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men alleged to have committed a robbery at Walmart in Boutte.

Marino running for second term as clerk of court in St. Charles Parish Marino running for second term as clerk of court in St. Charles Parish
July 31 at 11:21 am
Lance Marino has announced he will seek a second four-year term as St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court.

P&Z member running for District 3 council seat in St. Charles Parish P&Z member running for District 3 council seat in St. Charles Parish
July 31 at 11:18 am
A Destrehan resident for more than 20 years, Dick Gibbs has announced he is seeking the District 3 seat on the St. Charles Parish Council.

Fisher-Perrier seeking re-election on St. Charles Parish Council Fisher-Perrier seeking re-election on St. Charles Parish Council
July 31 at 11:11 am
Julia Fisher-Perrier is seeking re-election of the District 7 seat on the St. Charles Parish Council.

Hahnville’s living legacy is over 300 years old Hahnville’s living legacy is over 300 years old
July 31 at 11:09 am
Nineteen years ago, Richard Whitney Jr. and his wife took a look at an, at the time, undeveloped property in Hahnville adorned by a plush landscape of oak trees, and they decided they just might stay awhile.

Job growth, new projects boost St. Charles Parish economy Job growth, new projects boost St. Charles Parish economy
July 31 at 11:05 am
Boosted by employment growth and higher-end wages, St. Charles Parish’s economic outlook is expected to be robust and expanding with new multi-million-dollar projects.

Bayou Gauche barrel-racing phenom  won’t rest until she reaches top Bayou Gauche barrel-racing phenom won’t rest until she reaches top
July 31 at 11:02 am
Many young girls receive gifts like jewelry for their first communion, but Madison Johnson received a new saddle. Many young girls have closets full of shoes. In Johnson’s case, it’s boots.

40 Luling AT&T workers join GNO area strike
40 Luling AT&T workers join GNO area strike
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Forty workers with AT&T’s Luling work center walked off their jobs at 7 a.m. today (Aug. 28) as part of a Greater New Orleans area strike over unfair labor practices.

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