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The Wetland Watcher Park nature trail will transform into a haunted walk through history on Saturday. Ghosts invade nature trail on haunted hike
October 17 at 9:41 am
The ghosts of Native Americans, French explorers and pirates will inhabit Norco’s Wetland Watcher Park on Saturday, transforming the serene nature trail into an eerie walk through history.

Homeless veterans and others slept outside of a proposed homeless veterans apartment building in Hahnville to raise awareness about the struggles the owner of the facility says has faced with St. Charles Parish. Owner of proposed Hahnville homeless housing says parish unfairly targeting complex
October 17 at 9:18 am
After nearly five years of planning, a homeless veterans apartment building in Hahnville has been stalled due to planning and zoning restrictions, prompting volunteers to spend the night out in the elements in solidarity with those left out.

Jerri Cooper Bayou Gauche woman helps change lives of New Orleans’ homeless
October 10 at 9:04 am
Three years ago, Bayou Gauche resident Jerri Cooper came across a homeless man begging for change on the side of a New Orleans street.

Pilot program gives college students teaching experience in St. Charles
October 10 at 9:03 am
A pilot program to ensure student teachers are spending more hours in the classroom prior to graduation and are capable of handling the pressures of the job is in full swing in St. Charles Parish.

Stanley Robinson Luling man can now face charge of killing father
October 10 at 9:02 am
A Luling man who doctors say suffers from psychosis has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of his father.

Ann Schexnaydre crashed her bike after an unleashed dog ran in front of her. She suffered a broken hand, dislocated knee and a concussion. Norco mom crippled after bike crash finishes second triathlon
October 10 at 9:00 am
After recovering from a disastrous bike ride two and half years ago that left her mangled with broken and dislocated bones, a Norco mom has gotten back on her bike and finished a triathlon after an arduous recovery.

Gina Gaubert said she tested positive for the West Nile virus after being bitten by mosquitoes last month. Woman contracts West Nile virus in Luling
October 10 at 8:59 am
Gina Gaubert celebrated her 51st birthday in a hospital bed after contracting the West Nile virus from a mosquito in Luling.

Councilwoman Julia Fisher-Perrier (above) stressed to the state that adding a median on Highway 90 through Boutte would create a safety hazard and could be detrimental to some of the businesses in the area. The state Department of Transportation and Development agreed and will keep a mile-long center turning lane in tact. State cancels plan for Highway 90 median
October 10 at 8:56 am
Following public outcry from residents, business owners and state and local officials, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has canceled plans to install a median with four turning lanes on Highway 90 through Boutte.

Cell phone seized as part of student-teacher sex probe Cell phone seized as part of student-teacher sex probe
October 10 at 8:55 am
A week after two Destrehan High School teachers were arrested for allegedly having group sex with a male student, more questions are being raised about possible photographic and video evidence in the case.

Joseph Fountain Teen sentenced to 15 years for St. Rose murder
October 10 at 8:54 am
A New Orleans teen pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the death of 21-year-old St. Rose resident Richard Bailey.

Anyone who can identify the women in this photo is asked to contact Det. Joseph Dewhirst at (985) 783-1135 or (985) 783-6807. 2 women take advantage of elderly Destrehan citizen to steal credit cards, checkbook
October 06 at 8:46 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for two women who used an elderly citizen’s kindness against her in order to steal credit cards and a checkbook from a Destrehan home.

Ormond residents express concerns about planned parade at meeting Ormond residents express concerns about planned parade at meeting
October 03 at 9:39 am
By Mason Miller

After a town hall meeting on Tuesday night in Ormond, Krewe of Zeus members met with much backlash from Ormond residents who are against plans for a proposed parade that will run through Ormond Boulevard.

4 charged with terrorizing Luling 4 charged with terrorizing Luling
October 03 at 9:31 am
Four people were arrested after they allegedly rode around Luling and flashed guns at civilians, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Teachers at R.J. Vial act out a skit where they pretended to be students bullying a classmate. Principal says anti-bullying program has changed culture of school
October 03 at 9:27 am
Students looked on intently at R.J. Vial Elementary School as teachers and administrators put on a play and pretended to be school children to show how students should act when encountering bullying.

State reconsiders air monitors after group threatens rally State reconsiders air monitors after group threatens rally
October 03 at 9:25 am
After environmental groups threatened to hold a rally at the International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) campus in St. Rose, St. Charles Parish and the state are now discussing plans to place air monitors in the area.

Men clinging to ice chest rescued from spillway Men clinging to ice chest rescued from spillway
October 03 at 9:23 am
Motorists traveling westbound on I-10 last week were treated to a strange site as two men clung to an ice chest next to a capsized boat in the Bonnet Carré Spillway.

More than 120 teams will cook gumbo and jambalaya for thousands of people at the West Bank Bridge Park. All-you-can-eat jambalaya, gumbo draws thousands to Battle for Paddle
October 02 at 9:44 am
Thousands of hungry people will head to Luling’s West Bank Bridge Park on Thursday to stuff themselves with all the gumbo and jambalaya they can eat.

Shelley Dufresne (left) and Rachel Respess Second Destrehan teacher faces charges after being accused of having sex with student
October 01 at 12:18 pm
Two Destrehan High School teachers have been arrested after allegedly having a threesome with a student who was 16 at the time.

New chemical plant will be built in Luling
New chemical plant will be built in Luling
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Momentive Specialty Chemicals will build a new production facility in Luling while upgrading their plant in Geismar.