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Proposed site of AM Agrigen Industries plant. $1.2 billion Killona plant would create 1,175 new jobs
May 23 at 8:00 am
After a nationwide search, AM Agrigen Industries has zeroed in on a 650-acre site in Killona for the construction of a $1.2 billion fertilizer production facility that would use the Port of South Louisiana to ship their product internationally.

Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis, Saints head coach Sean Payton and Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson pose for a photo after Devon Walker was awarded with a one-day contract by the Saints. Saints surprise DHS grad with NFL contract
May 22 at 9:47 am
Former Destrehan and Tulane University football player Devon Walker fulfilled a lifelong dream last week when he was signed to a one-day contract to the New Orleans Saints.

Mary Rosalie Palmisano-Lovetro creates these exquisite handmade rag dolls and raffles them off for charity. Cancer survivor creates handmade dolls to raise funds for American Legion
May 22 at 8:00 am
A St. Rose cancer survivor who created rag dolls by hand in order to raise money for those fighting the disease is now hoping proceeds from three new dolls will help generate funds for the American Legion.

Police: Cell phone tech stole woman’s private pics Police: Cell phone tech stole woman’s private pics
May 20 at 11:33 am
A former employee of a cell phone repair store in Luling was arrested after police say he downloaded pictures from a customer’s phone while fixing it and shared them with friends.

Residents in Willowdale, Willowridge will be without power for 4 hours Wednesday
May 20 at 8:39 am
Residents living in the Willowdale and Willowridge subdivisions in Luling will be without power from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21.

Sandra Knowles Scruggs New leads sought years after naked body dumped by river
May 16 at 3:17 pm
The discovery of a naked woman who was murdered and dumped on the banks of the Mississippi River in Destrehan 13 years ago is getting another look by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Lance Marino celebrates Mother’s Day with his mom. Clerk of Court wins battle against throat cancer
May 16 at 8:50 am
An extensive barrage of radiation and chemotherapy treatments have combined to drive throat cancer from St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court Lance Marino’s body.

Mosquitoes swarming parish have little chance of transmitting viruses Mosquitoes swarming parish have little chance of transmitting viruses
May 16 at 8:48 am
While cold weather delayed this year’s mosquito outbreak, the pesky vampires are out with a vengeance now due to mid-April showers.

Des Allemands man sentenced to  7 years for Matherne Drive arson Des Allemands man sentenced to 7 years for Matherne Drive arson
May 16 at 8:47 am
A 43-year-old Des Allemands man was sentenced to seven years in jail in connection with an arson that occurred on Matherne Drive in May of 2012.

Police: Kenner man stole cars left on I-310
May 16 at 8:46 am
A Kenner man was arrested after he was caught stealing cars off interstates throughout the region, including St. Charles Parish, according to the Louisiana State Police.

Law could stem tide of  heroin epidemic Law could stem tide of heroin epidemic
May 16 at 8:43 am
A proposed law that would introduce a mandatory two-year prison sentence for heroin possession and a minimum mandatory sentence of 10 years for heroin dealers is poised to pass the state legislature and become law later this year.

A witness told State Police that the driver of an 18-wheeler ran this car off the road on I-310, causing it to roll several times. Miraculously, the driver and passenger of the vehicle, who were wearing their seat belts, survived. Police search for 18-wheeler that caused horrific crash in Luling
May 16 at 8:42 am
State Police are searching for the driver of an 18-wheeler that ran a car off the road on I-310 last week, causing the vehicle to flip several times and injure the two passengers inside.

Kip Benoit bags a big gator during filming of the new Animal Planet series “American River Renegades.” Most of the footage for the show was shot in the Paradis marshland. Boutte alligator hunter stars in Animal Planet reality show
May 16 at 8:40 am
A Boutte alligator hunter is one of four outdoorsmen from across the nation who will be featured in “American River Renegades,” a reality TV series premiering on Animal Planet about those who make a living surviving off the land.

Dr. Rodney Lafon As superintendent, Lafon made district one of state’s best
May 14 at 9:01 am
Longtime St. Charles Parish Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Rodney Lafon died on Monday from congestive heart failure.

HHS among top schools in state for college prep HHS among top schools in state for college prep
May 12 at 4:03 pm
Hahnville High School was recently named one of the top schools in Louisiana for college preparation by U.S. News and World Report.

In January 2013, the FBI seized 1,200 records from the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court's Office. This time, the FBI wanted records concerning Errol Falcon Jr., who was arrested in connection with a 2009 burglary. FBI seizes more records from St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court's Office
May 09 at 5:20 pm
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken possession of court records concerning a criminal case that occurred during former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel’s final term in office.

Suspect in deadly DWI crash found competent for trial
May 09 at 10:24 am
Jennifer Englade, who is accused of driving drunk and causing a wreck that killed three people and an unborn baby last year, was ruled competent to stand trial last week.

Jarvis Lewis (right), who won Saturday’s election for the St. Charles Parish Council’s at-large Division B seat, stands in front of the St. Charles Parish Courthouse with his campaign manager, Leslie Carter. Political newcomer wins historic election
May 09 at 10:22 am
Jarvis Lewis became the first African-American elected to a parishwide office in nearly 140 years when he narrowly clinched the St. Charles Parish Council’s at-large Division B seat by 125 votes.

Parish’s first splash park opens in Destrehan
Parish’s first splash park opens in Destrehan
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As the water rained down onto a motion-controlled blue pad, dozens of children excitedly leapt through the area, becoming the first kids to step foot inside St. Charles Parish’s splash park.