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Donnell Miner Truck heist leads to 7 years in jail
August 01 at 10:05 am
A New Orleans man linked to a stolen St. Rose truck through a poached credit card that he used at Waffle House has been sentenced to seven years in jail.

Sam Wheeldon (right) was diagnosed with leukemia last year and needs to find a bone marrow donor. Community bands together to find bone marrow doner
August 01 at 10:03 am
St. Charles Parish residents have come together to attempt to find a bone marrow donor for a 12-year-old Arizona boy who suffers from leukemia.

Magnolia Companies spent $4.8 million to finance the film St. Rose company goes Hollywood
August 01 at 10:00 am
One of the area’s most diverse companies has been quietly building towards a unique goal over the past few years - that of making and producing major films right here in St. Charles Parish.

Sean Lewis Justice sought after nightmare bus ride
August 01 at 9:58 am
A Luling mother is hoping that the owner of a fraudulent limo service is finally brought to justice after she was promised a luxury bus for her daughter’s homecoming and instead received an unlicensed, uninsured and battered school bus.

Even though Blue Bell is only available in about 26 percent of the nation’s supermarkets, it ranks as one of the top three best-selling ice creams in the country. Blue Bell breaks ground on Luling distribution center
August 01 at 9:57 am
Blue Bell Creameries has broken ground in Luling on a distribution hub for their popular ice cream products.

Bruce Bourgeois Jr. and Mia Waite Suspect in Destrehan murder has been arrested
July 31 at 8:06 pm
Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, has been arrested in Independence, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.

Bruce Bourgeois and Mia Waite Suspect in Destrehan murder has been arrested
July 31 at 7:48 pm
Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, has been arrested in Independence, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.

A picture of Bruce Bourgeois and Mia Waite taken from Waite's Facebook page. Suspect in Destrehan murder has lengthy arrest record in St. Charles Parish
July 31 at 3:09 pm
A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death before attacking her mother has a lengthy criminal record in St. Charles Parish.

Carmelina and Mia Waite Mother stabbed to death in Destrehan was set to graduate beauty school this week
July 31 at 12:30 pm
Mia Waite was going to graduate from beauty school this week. Instead, the 35-year-old mother was stabbed to death on Wednesday morning in her home.

Mia Waite Police identify Destrehan woman who was stabbed to death
July 30 at 8:36 pm
The woman found stabbed to death Wednesday morning in Destrehan has been identified as Mia Waite. Waite, 35, was discovered dead in her bathroom at 318 Madewood Drive at 9 a.m.

Have fun at church youth extravaganza
July 30 at 1:00 pm
KILLONA – The Canaan Baptist Church of Killona will hold its 5th Annual Youth Extravagnaza Wednesday, July 30 through Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. each night.

Bruce Bourgeois, 34, is wanted for questioning in the stabbing death of his live-in girlfriend. Woman stabbed to death in Destrehan, her mother rushed to hospital
July 30 at 11:59 am
A woman was found stabbed to death in her Destrehan home Wednesday morning and her mother, who walked in on the attack, was rushed to the hospital with what appears to be stab wounds.

Deputies on scene of Destrehan murder Deputies on scene of Destrehan murder
July 30 at 10:57 am
A woman was found stabbed to death in her Destrehan home and her mother, who walked in on the attack, was rushed to the hospital with what appears to be stab wounds.

Food and fellowship event
July 27 at 10:30 am
ST. ROSE – A food and fellowship event will be held at The First Baptist Church of St. Rose on Sunday, July 27 following church services at 10:30 a.m.

Get registered to hunt at field day class
July 26 at 8:00 am
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is teaching a field day only hunter education class on Saturday, July 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Arc charity golf tournament
July 26 at 8:00 am
LULING – The Arc will be hosting a charity golf tournament at Grand Ridge Golf Club in Willowdale on Saturday, July 26 at 8 a.m.

The pictured St. Charles Parish Public School teachers completed summer internships at local industries:  
Sitting from left to right are: Kelsey Rosales, Stefanie Ward, Joanna Welch and Shandra Clark; standing on the second row are: Nancy Ponder, Denise Robichaux, Pat Chevalier, Connie Cheramie and Amanda Meyer; standing in the back row are: James Bertrand, Joey Brady and Eric Scott. Not included in the photograph is Linda Taylor. Teachers undergo intensive summer training
July 25 at 11:01 am
Thirteen teachers from St. Charles Parish Public Schools recently completed school-to-career summer internships at several local industries in order to bring their experiences back into their classrooms.

Retired Major Sam Zinna accepts a donation to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, on behalf of Sheriff Greg Champagne, from Reverend Wayne Taylor, pastor of New Life Community Church, to be used towards the purchase of bullet-proof vests. Also pictured is Brad Thompson. Local church celebrates “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day”
July 25 at 10:59 am
New Life Community Church, the joint ministries of Luling United Methodist Church and First Union Presbyterian Church, recently hosted a special “Law Enforcement Appreciation” Sunday service.

Redfish invade Lake Salvador
Redfish invade Lake Salvador
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Redfish have invaded Lake Salvador, making it easy for anglers to catch their five-fish limit.