|Eating contest, Rebirth Brass Band highlight Andouille Fest
September 27 at 11:04 am
The annual Andouille Festival will be taking a second run at celebrating its 40th year. The festival began in 1972 and was prepared to celebrate 40 years in existence last year, but Hurricane Isaac caused its cancellation.
|Record number of teams will Battle for the Paddle
September 27 at 10:59 am
From the second they enter the gates, visitors to the United Way of St. Charles’ Battle for the Paddle will be enticed by 104 groups to try special jambalaya and gumbo recipes.
|Former HHS, LSU football player returns to open orthopedic clinic
September 27 at 10:56 am
Hahnville native and former Louisiana State University football lineman Dr. Keith Melancon has returned to St. Charles Parish and will soon open an orthopedic practice in Boutte despite his ongoing battle with brain cancer.
|Thieves target Social Concerns donations
September 27 at 10:54 am
Almost every night, Sue Candies says thieves pull up to Social Concerns in Luling and steal items that have been left for the charity.
|Destrehan boy receives national award for saving brother
September 27 at 10:52 am
A local cub scout has received a national award after his quick-thinking actions saved his little brother’s life last Easter.
|Splash park highlights Ormond field redesign
September 27 at 10:51 am
Ormond field in Destrehan is set to become a go-to spot for families in St. Charles and surrounding parishes after the St. Charles Parish Council approved a $925,200 renovation of the field. Not included in that cost total is one of the most anticipated additions – a splash park that will be constructed by way of a $350,000 donation.
|Teen found guilty in connection with ‘senseless’ St. Rose murder
September 27 at 10:48 am
A St. Rose teen was recently convicted in the shooting death of another teen last May.
|8 bands, tasty south Louisiana delicacies big draw to Alligator Fest
September 27 at 10:36 am
The more than 30,000 visitors expected at this weekend’s Alligator Festival will get to sample some of the best food in south Louisiana, browse unique arts and crafts and rock out to a wide variety of bands that will please any musical connoisseur.
|Judge refuses to step down from child rape case
September 24 at 5:51 pm
St. Charles Parish District Judge Michele Morel is being asked to step down in a criminal case concerning a local man who is accused of aggravated incest and rape against his minor daughter.
|Parish residents can report pollution to interactive map
September 20 at 10:07 am
A New Orleans-based environmental group is seeing an uptick in the use of one of their tools to combat environmental pollution.
|Deadly amoeba found in St. Bernard, St. Charles increases water sampling
September 20 at 10:07 am
After a 4-year-old boy died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba from the St. Bernard Parish’s water supply, St. Charles Parish Waterworks have increased sampling of the parish’s water system to ensure its continued safety.
|Proposed levee would protect Montz
September 20 at 10:06 am
The Corps of Engineers has released a recommendation on the construction of a levee covering the west shore of Lake Pontchartrain running from Montz through St. John Parish and part of St. James Parish.
|Schools say state manipulating tech reports
September 20 at 10:04 am
St. Charles Parish Public Schools administrators are saying that a technology report released by the state Department of Education is filled with inaccuracies.
|Deputy fired, another resigns after prisoner escapes from jail
September 20 at 10:02 am
One St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy lost his job and another resigned after a prisoner escaped from the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center in Killona in July.
|Man sentenced to 12 years for breaking into video poker machines
September 20 at 9:59 am
A 36-year-old Paradis man pled guilty to four counts of simple burglary after police say he broke into bars to steal money from video poker machines. According to court documents, when Steven A. Brumley was asked about the money by his ex-girlfriend, he said that it had been given to him by angels.
|Guided alligator hunts attract adventurers from across country
September 20 at 9:57 am
Arthur Matherne danced a jig on the bow of his airboat after finding the second big alligator of a busy morning of hunting.
|Conviction handed down in Mealey slaying
September 19 at 6:25 pm
A St. Rose teen was convicted Thursday in the shooting death of another teen last May.
|Montz man pleads guilty to home arson
September 19 at 9:31 am
A 25-year-old Montz man pled guilty to aggravated arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a home under construction.
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A woman who police say was drunk when she crashed into a car and killed the aunt and uncle of Tennessee Titan tight end Delanie Walker will serve six years in jail after pleading guilty to two counts of vehicular negligent homicide.
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