|St. Rose man sentenced in 2014 negligent homicide
June 05 at 10:00 am
A St. Rose man has been sentenced for the negligent homicide of a man who died when the two were involved in a fatal single-vehicle crash in November.
|Norco crafter is Smithsonian bound
June 05 at 9:54 am
When the invitation came to display her Native American crafts made from recycled materials at the Smithsonian Institute’s Living Earth Festival, Stephanie Escude’ of Norco was in dismay.
|Anonymous tip leads to arrest of accused Boutte rapist
June 05 at 9:51 am
Kermit Washington, 37, was arrested and charged May 19 with three counts of aggravated rape of one victim on the West Bank, according to the St. Charles Sheriff’s Office.
|Sheriff’s Reports (June 4)
June 05 at 8:17 am
• Sandy Folse, 32, of 804 Fonda St., in Paradis was arrested on May 27 and charged with SCH-II amphetamine and b, possession of SCH III Diazepam, possession of SCH IV –Zolpidem Tartrate, possession of drug paraphernalia, and three counts of illegal use of a CDS in presence of a juvenile.
|Blue Bell to occupy its Luling distribution center this year
June 05 at 6:57 am
Blue Bell Creameries production will likely be idle for months until life-threatening bacteria is removed from its plants, but the creamery says it’s looking ahead and plans are to occupy its Luling distribution building this year.
|Destrehan student rolling into parish on 4K-mile cycling trek to Alaska to fight cancer
June 05 at 6:07 am
When Ryan Terrebonne of Destrehan rolls into St. Charles Parish on Monday, he will only have just begun a more than 4,000-mile bike ride from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska, to raise money to fight cancer.
|Louisiana House of Reps is schizophrenic on taxes
June 05 at 5:31 am
This is another in a series of interim reports on the taxing frenzy by legislators to increase our taxes.
|Experiencing joy in our lives
June 05 at 5:29 am
How often in life do we feel a true sense of joy, not only a moment of happiness, such as when we’ve been recognized for doing something good or our favorite team has won a big game, but rather a feeling that deeply touches our hearts, such as the birth of our child?
|Hurricane season is here. Are you ready?
June 05 at 5:27 am
As you have heard, hurricane season has arrived. And it is up to us to calm it down.
|Area program brings 3 new homeowners to Luling
June 05 at 5:21 am
Family Resources of New Orleans will celebrate National Homeownership Month by cutting ribbons on three newly built houses and breaking ground for two additional houses – all in Luling.
|St. Charles Parish’s EOC director warns ‘It only takes one storm’ so be prepared
June 05 at 4:14 am
Although a mild hurricane season is anticipated this year, St. Charles Parish’s emergency preparedness director warned every effort should be made to avoid residents developing a false sense of security.
|Zoning open house
June 03 at 9:19 am
HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Parish Planning and Zoning Department will host an open house from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 4 in the Courthouse Council Chambers, 15045 River Road, to discuss proposed changes to the parish’s zoning ordinance completed as part of Phase I of an ongoing modernization project.
Those interested in reviewing the proposed changes can download them from the news section of the parish website at www.stcharlesparish-la.gov/news beginning May 28. To view the current code, log on to www.stcharlesparish-la.gov and click on ‘Code of Ordinances.’ The zoning ordinance is labeled Appendix A.
|Children’s Theater Workshop
June 01 at 9:18 am
RESERVE – The St. John Theatre presents its Children’s Theater Workshop from June 1 – 12, 2015 at the theater, 115 West 4th Street in Reserve. Director Greer M. Millet will introduce the children to musical theater by directing Cinderella KIDS. Registration forms can be downloaded at www.stjohntheatre.com. The two-week workshop is $75. Mail the form and a check to St John Theatre, P.O. Box 188, Reserve LA 70084. Walk-up registration will be permitted if space is available. For more information, call (985) 536-6630.
|Rep. Jim Fannin misleads House colleagues - welcome to ‘a fiscal abyss’
May 29 at 3:29 pm
I’ve often wondered where the legislators get such outrageous information they give their constituents.
|Analysis: Field for governor may not be settled
May 29 at 3:26 pm
Tony Clayton, a special prosecutor for the 18th Judicial District Court, is considering a run for governor as speculation grows about the impact an African-American Democrat would have on the early, all-white field.
|Pontchartrain Beach on its way back
May 29 at 3:24 pm
Years ago, when older folks of today were enjoying their youth, there was a thrilling place to go not far away from St. Charles Parish on Lake Pontchartrain.
|Bernadette Hymel Zeringue
May 29 at 3:22 pm
Bernadette Hymel Zeringue went to be with the Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 12, at the age of 94.
|Mark Douglas Farr
May 29 at 3:19 pm
Mark Douglas Farr, 52, of Sulphur, La. passed away at his residence on Tuesday, May 19, surrounded by family and friends.
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Serving St. Charles Parish more than 20 years, Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (POSM) opened a new location in Boutte in October 2013.
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