News

Mosquitoes swarm Luling, low numbers in rest of parish

One of the coldest winters on record has thrown off the mating habits of mosquitoes, which means many residents in St. Charles Parish have been able to venture out of their homes without having to constantly swat at the annoying insects.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:18 am
1768 Views

After hostile public meeting, corps calls off New Sarpy stockpiling

After hearing from outraged residents and officials at a public meeting in March, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided not to stockpile clay on a 42-acre vacant property located at Vans Lane and River Road in New Sarpy.
Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:17 am
1697 Views

New center to offer medical, dental care to East Bank students

A new school-based wellness center located between St. Rose Elementary and Albert Cammon Middle School will provide nearby students medical and dental care with no out of pocket cost to their parents.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:14 am
3489 Views

Businesses finally recover from fire

Itís been a long month for Linda Baxa and her daughter, Jennifer Dodson, after a fire at nearby East Island Chinese Restaurant on March 24 caused thousands of dollars of damage at their store, Itís All About You Interiors, and forced them to temporarily close their doors.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:12 am
2208 Views

4 captured after 10-hour manhunt

Four suspects in an armed robbery in Edgard were arrested in St. Charles Parish on May 4 after a 10-hour man hunt, according to authorities.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:06 am
1545 Views

Lady Tigers lose state title game in final inning

The Hahnville Lady Tigers tore through the 5A playoffs and marched all the way to the state championship game for the first time in school history.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 8:48 am
1477 Views

Destrehan engineer pleads guilty to bribery

Destrehan engineer Ray Davezac pled guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery after paying $5,000 to a car dealership to benefit former St. John Parish President Bill Hubbard. Read More...
May 01, 2010 at 11:25 am
2454 Views

Sparks fly at welding competition

Thirty-eight students from 11 schools, including both Destrehan and Hahnville, took part in an Associated Builders and Contractors welding competition in St. Rose.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:58 am
2378 Views

Schools allow students to carry life-saving medication

Students with severe, life-threatening allergies will now be allowed to bring their medications to school with them and self administer them if there is an emergency.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:55 am
1973 Views

$3.7 million Luling drainage project complete

Two pumping stations on the West Bank will function much more efficiently during heavy rainfall thanks to the installation of automatic bar screen cleaners. Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:54 am
1914 Views

Arrest made in rape of 8-year-old parish boy

A Gonazales man has been arrested and charged with raping an 8-year-old boy three times, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriffís Office.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:53 am
2285 Views

Now time to prepare for termite season

Termite season is upon St. Charles Parish and now is the time for residents to be on the look-out for infestations.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:52 am
1611 Views

Transit system off to speedy start

The new River Parishes transit system got off to a quick start in its first year, delivering 13,331 one way trips to residents in St. Charles, St. John and St. James parishes.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:51 am
1586 Views

Gretna officer booked with false imprisonment

A Luling man who served as a reserve Gretna police officer was arrested after pulling over a woman he believed was following him in regards to a child custody case and telling her to stay away, according to authorities.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:30 am
2484 Views

Principal perseveres after losing hands, legs

Most people donít even notice that there is something different about Merlyna Adams. Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:29 am
5657 Views

Parish auctions off vehicles, equipment

Cars, trucks, lawn mowers, computers and heavy equipment like excavators and tractors will be auctioned off on May 1 by St. Charles Parish. Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:27 am
1946 Views

featured merchant

BENT'S RV
BENT'S RV Bent's RV is a Full Service RV Dealership in Louisiana.

One of three suspects in Destrehan burglary turns self in
One of three suspects in Destrehan burglary turns self in
- 2734 views
Damani Wells, one of three New Sarpy men sought in connection with a Destrehan robbery and battering of the victims, turned himself in to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office today.