|Humane Society Pet of the Week: Gumbo
January 30 at 1:41 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Gumbo, a one-year-old mixed-breed female dog.
|Mimosa gets ‘snow’ for box tops drive
January 30 at 1:39 pm
The children in Mrs. Danielle LeBreton’s 1st grade class at Mimosa Park Elementary were treated to a snow party for sending in the most box tops for the 1st grade level.
|AgCenter: ‘Master Gardener’ course now available
January 30 at 1:32 pm
Residents of St. Charles and St. John parishes who are interested in becoming a Louisiana Master Gardener volunteer, are invited to participate in the 2015 LMG certification program beginning April 7.
|Picture worth a thousand purrs
January 30 at 1:28 pm
The St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter hopes to spur adoption rates with a new photo studio and camera equipment.
|Arrests (Jan. 29)
January 30 at 12:44 pm
•Mason Burrel, 26, of 4775 Viola St. in New Orleans, was arrested on Jan. 20 and charged with theft over $25,000.
|Removing uncertainty from the state budget
January 30 at 12:43 pm
A story in a Baton Rouge newspaper reports various proposed efforts to balance the state budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
|Public undecided on budget solutions
January 30 at 12:42 pm
“There’s no consensus.”
|Our coast needs a lot of attention
January 30 at 12:41 pm
Louisiana’s erosion along the coast needs more attention before it is too late. It’s time to speed up the process so our water wonderland doesn’t leave the land behind completely.
|Man accused of failing to tell partner he has AIDS
January 30 at 9:07 am
A 34-year-old man accused of failing to tell his partner that he has AIDS had his bond lowered so that he could attend a program that helps heal and empower people living with the disease.
|New statewide smoking ban goes into effect, but parish has more stringent law
January 30 at 9:06 am
A new state law took effect on Jan. 1 that bans smoking within 25 feet of a public entrance at all state office buildings, but St. Charles Parish has had a more stringent smoking law on the books since 1988.
|New Sarpy heroin dealer sentenced to 2 years in jail
January 30 at 9:05 am
A New Sarpy man was sentenced in federal court to two years in prison and three years of supervised released after being convicted of heroin distribution.
|$73 million health center features solar-heated pools, self-powering elevators
January 30 at 9:03 am
Self-powering elevators, solar-powered water heaters and regenerative pool filters are just some of the “green” innovations coming to a new Wellness Center on the Thibodaux Regional Medical Center campus.
|Police: Teens follow delivery truck to steal packages
January 30 at 9:01 am
Two teens are accused of following a delivery truck through Luling in order to steal packages from doorsteps.
|Kidnapping case moves forward after court’s ruling
January 30 at 9:00 am
The case against a 21-year-old Reserve man accused of trying to kidnap a Hahnville student at gunpoint will move forward after a ruling by the state’s 5th Circuit Court of Appeal.
|Satellite Center students have gone on to become competitive chefs, theme park designers and television producers
January 30 at 8:57 am
As it prepares to celebrate 10 years, it’s easy to forget that the Satellite Center did not get off to a smooth start.
|Pay it forward group trades prom dresses for food
January 30 at 8:53 am
Two months ago, Luling resident Lisa Bilich stumbled upon several buy/sell/trade Facebook sites while trying to get rid of an old dryer. Though she soon found a prospective buyer, Bilich said God put it in her heart to give the dryer away for free.
|Dangerous synthetic marijuana on the rise
January 30 at 8:49 am
A new variant of synthetic marijuana may be coming to St. Charles Parish that could put emergency responders, and the public, in danger.
|Urinetown, the musical
January 29 at 9:34 am
HAHNVILLE – The Hahnville theater will hold the opening night of the musical “Urinetown” at the Hahnville Auditorium on Thursday, Jan. 29, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
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Arrest made in savage dog beating - 612 views
A Killona man was arrested Thursday night after a warrant was issued for his arrest on a charge of cruelty to animals. Rashard C. Poche, 37, was released after posting $280. His bail is set at $2,500.
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