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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.

Devonte Cravin finds a seam and cuts upfield in 2014 action. Tigers will face ‘rugged’ schedule
August 07 at 11:49 am
Hahnville head football coach Nick Saltaformaggio believes wholeheartedly that good football teams should test themselves regularly against strong competition. The Tigers 2015 schedule shows him to be a man who practices what he preaches.

Winners Nicole Hue, Don Montgomery and Mona Smith. Winners named in Farmers’ Market first preserves contest
August 07 at 10:59 am
For Janice Hymel of Hahnville, the secret to winning the German Coast Farmers’ Market’s first preserves contest was really just common sense.

Louisiana College’s Easton Melancon scans the field. Former HHS QB earns milestone
August 07 at 10:45 am
Former Hahnville quarterback Easton Melancon has excelled at the collegiate level, and he was recognized for his efforts once again recently.

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).

Pets of the Month: Cats Pets of the Month: Cats
August 07 at 12:04 am
The St. Charles Humane Society is offering a special discount through Aug. 24 where all cats can be adopted for $30.

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.

Ready Set Robots at St. Charles Parish Library Ready Set Robots at St. Charles Parish Library
July 31 at 3:00 pm
The St. Charles Parish Library held a series of robotics mini camps as part of its summer reading program.

Derrell Wilright From St. Rose to Tanzania, Derrell Wilright is living his dream in Africa
July 31 at 2:44 pm
When Derwin and Valerie Wilright’s young son became obsessed with the movie, “The Lion King,” and he pretended he was Simba all of the time, they indulged his fascination.

2nd annual youth rally will be held Saturday in parish
July 31 at 2:01 pm
The second annual “Acquire, Aspire and Achieve” youth rally for children throughout St. Charles Parish will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food will be provided at no charge.

Destrehan quarterback Kohen Granier is expected to enter the coming football season as starter. Destrehan will be put to the test throughout 2015 football season
July 31 at 12:15 pm
Destrehan hasn’t lost many games over the past two seasons. In fact, the Wildcats haven’t tasted on-field defeat at all in each of the past two regular seasons, en route to semifinalist and finalist finishes, respectively, in Class 5A.

Pet of the Week Pet of the Week
July 31 at 11:58 am
The St. Charles Humane Society is offering a special discount through Aug. 24 where all cats can be adopted for $30.

Next year’s U.S. Senate race revving up already
July 31 at 11:35 am
With senior U.S. Sen. David Vitter running for governor, and leading the polling and fundraising wars, three high-octane Republican politicians are already sounding like likely candidates, including Congressmen Charles Boustany and John Fleming and state Treasurer John Kennedy.

Gators use Davis Pond  Diversion as a fish buffet
Gators use Davis Pond Diversion as a fish buffet
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There are big, leathery prehistoric creatures with an intense gaze hanging out at the Davis Pond diversion structure near Ama.