|Gamblers spent $29 million in parish in last year
February 01 at 8:00 am
Gamblers in St. Charles Parish continue to dump loads of money into video gaming machines, with nearly $30 million spent on area slots in the last year.
|Family still hopeful that missing Boutte man will be found alive
February 01 at 8:00 am
Antoine Edmond Sr. lived on Magnolia Ridge Road in Boutte for 52 years before he vanished without a trace in what his son likens to something from a TV movie.
|Planned heliport stirs emotions in Luling
February 01 at 8:00 am
A local helicopter transport company is facing pushback from residents and a nearby business over their plan to build a heliport on a plot of land on Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling.
|Senate act delays most flood insurance rate increases for 4 years
January 30 at 2:00 pm
The U.S. Senate passed an act today that delays most flood insurance rate increases associated with the Biggert-Waters Act for four years. Under the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, all post-flood insurance rate map (FIRM) properties, including primary residences, will be covered for the full four-year delay.
|Man arrested after failing to disclose he had AIDS
January 29 at 12:14 pm
A 34-year-old Belle Chasse man is in jail after police say he failed to tell his partner that he was undergoing treatment for AIDS and ended up transmitting the disease to his boyfriend.
|Residents rally around life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
January 24 at 10:33 am
St. Charles Parish residents marched on River Road from the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling to the Eual J. Landry Alternative Program Center in Hahnville to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
|$820 million airport expansion will provide boost to local economy
January 24 at 10:31 am
After more than two years without representation, the St. Charles Parish Council made a new nomination to the aviation board just in time for the announcement of a massive $820 million expansion project at Louis Armstrong International Airport.
|Family finally set to move into Montz home after arson
January 24 at 10:29 am
A Montz family whose new home was destroyed in an arson last year is preparing to move into the newly rebuilt structure.
|Luling man convicted of rape after falling asleep in victim’s home
January 24 at 10:24 am
A Luling man is facing life in prison after a St. Charles Parish jury found him guilty of aggravated rape and aggravated burglary.
|Roofer’s sexual battery sentence reduced by 65 years
January 24 at 10:22 am
A Destrehan roofer who was sentenced to 75 years in jail for a sex crime before receiving a new trial due to a technicality will now only serve a 10-year sentence.
|HBO crime drama shows off St. Charles, local actors
January 24 at 10:18 am
As the new HBO series “True Detective” enters its third week, those who live in St. Charles Parish will notice familiar sights, and faces, from around the parish being showcased in each episode.
|St. Charles finally breaks ground on Luling levee
January 22 at 3:37 pm
Trees snapped and fell to the earth as excavators cleared an area in preparation for construction of the Willowridge Levee in Luling. In front of the work crews a crowd of over 100 St. Charles Parish residents and elected officials braved the chilly weather to officially break ground on the levee.
|Report: Deputy killed in Luling crash was traveling 90 mph, activated emergency lights right before impact
January 17 at 5:29 pm
A St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy who was killed in a wreck on Paul Maillard last year was traveling 90 miles per hour at the time of impact, not wearing his seat belt and did not have his emergency lights or sirens activated until .88 seconds before the crash, according to a report obtained from the Louisiana State Police through a public information request by The St. Charles Herald-Guide.
|Courthouse entrance closes to add X-ray machine, metal detector
January 17 at 10:06 am
The St. Charles Parish Courthouse entrance near the Tax Collector’s Office will close from Jan. 27 until May 27 for the creation of a security checkpoint.
|Rental rates set for meetings, parties at community center
January 17 at 10:05 am
Rental rates have been set for the new St. Charles Parish community center that allow the $10.5 million facility to be used by the public for wedding receptions, concerts and meeting space.
|Supreme Court rules that 3 locals serving life in jail will not have cases reviewed
January 17 at 10:04 am
The Louisiana Supreme Court has decided that those serving life sentences for crimes committed when they were juveniles will not receive a mandatory review of their cases.
|Plans underway to build heliport near Luling schools
January 17 at 10:02 am
Plans are underway for construction of heliport that would be located near I-310 in Luling.
|Teens booked with armed robbery after ambushing drug dealer, police say
January 17 at 10:01 am
Four teens were arrested on Jan. 7 and charged with armed robbery after they were accused of luring a Metairie drug dealer to a Norco park and attacking him, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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• Coleman donates land for Killona Community Center
• R.K. Smith Middle School teacher of the year
• Luling Living Center celebrates Mardi Gras
• Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshal Lupe Rojano Sweeney
• This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Chelsea”
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St. Charles Parish Public Schools was named the top mid-sized school district in the nation for innovative education programming by the National School Board Association.