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Monsanto outraged by Roundup  cancer claim Monsanto outraged by Roundup cancer claim
March 25 at 11:31 am
Monsanto’s response to the World Health Organization (WHO) labeling its widely used weed killer, Roundup, as “probably” causing cancer in humans was swift – it’s junk science.

Parish closes Spillway Road due to high water Parish closes Spillway Road due to high water
March 25 at 11:11 am
St. Charles Parish officials closed Spillway Road (St. Charles Parish Hwy. 12) Tuesday due to water over the road.

Cyclist passes through parish on nationwide journey to raise funds to fight cancer Cyclist passes through parish on nationwide journey to raise funds to fight cancer
March 20 at 11:26 am
Everyday is a winding road for Flynn Donoho and his dog, Diva, yet it has been in these wide, open spaces where he has found his purpose.

Destrehan library uses Skype to connect readers with authors Destrehan library uses Skype to connect readers with authors
March 20 at 10:51 am
Today’s lingering worry about technology is how it’s distancing people, but the East Regional Library Book Discussion Group is using Skype to bring people together in a more personal exchange between reader and author.

Luling couple take part  in bridge  ‘Super Bowl’ Luling couple take part in bridge ‘Super Bowl’
March 20 at 10:35 am
Only the truly skilled, determined and competitive can even aspire to one day be called lifemaster.
This is checkmate in a power game that players equate in skill to chess.

Lindsey LeBlanc 42 child pornography images found on Norco man’s computer, police say
March 20 at 10:32 am
A Norco man has been arrested and charged with one count of pornography involving juveniles.

Cashio’s Food Villa  has new name, owner Cashio’s Food Villa has new name, owner
March 20 at 10:27 am
Marked by an impressive historical mural telling St. Charles Parish’s history, Cashio Food Villa is now part of Destrehan’s story, too.

SCP will bill residents $150,000 for ‘free’ dumpster program SCP will bill residents $150,000 for ‘free’ dumpster program
March 20 at 10:14 am
Under threat of seeking another attorney general’s opinion on how to recoup $150,000 for dumpsters provided to residents at no charge to remove blighted property, the St. Charles Parish government agreed to bill residents who received the service.

Students enjoying a science experiment at one of the many events Dow holds at local high schools 69,000 state job vacancies expected in tech field by ‘18
March 20 at 10:10 am
Anticipating growing competition for skilled workers, Dow stepped up efforts with a program called STEM – science, technology, engineering and math education – to literally create a K-12 pipeline to fill these highly sought jobs.

Stranded on the roadside, an 18-wheeler rear-ended three vehicles on U.S. Highway 90 in Boutte Tuesday morning. Below, State Police arrest the truck driver, who is later charged with DWI. Truck driver crashes into three vehicles in Boutte, charged with DWI
March 20 at 9:47 am
A truck driver was arrested and charged with a DWI after crashing into three cars and injuring three people in Boutte on Tuesday morning, according to the Louisiana State Police.

Strike over: Louisiana members OK deal, returning to work Strike over: Louisiana members OK deal, returning to work
March 20 at 8:53 am
By Wednesday, more than 500 strikers put down their signs and will start going back to work on Monday at the Norco Manufacturing Complex, ending the first nationwide oil refinery strike in more than 30 years.

$3.6M Norco Elementary wing nearing completion $3.6M Norco Elementary wing nearing completion
March 13 at 12:46 pm
Work is substantially complete on the $3.6 million wing at Norco Elementary School.

U.S. Attorney busts Destrehan mother- daughter team in $1M tax return scam U.S. Attorney busts Destrehan mother- daughter team in $1M tax return scam
March 13 at 12:45 pm
Lashanda Vinnett, 30, of Destrehan has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiracy to defraud the United States and the Internal Revenue Service.

Improvements underway at intersection of La. highways 3127 and 3142 Dow fights for light at dangerous intersection
March 13 at 10:31 am
How many people have to die or get injured to get a traffic light erected at a dangerous intersection on the highways of Louisiana? It’s a question on the minds of some who travel to work along Louisiana Highway 3127 between Luling and Killona.

Surveillance camera shot of truck speeding away from the scene. Sheriff seeking driver who damaged drainage ditch
March 13 at 10:27 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a four-wheel pickup truck caught on video vandalizing the drainage ditches on East Heather and Willowdale Boulevard in Luling.

Hahnville justice of the peace resigns post Hahnville justice of the peace resigns post
March 13 at 10:09 am
Anyone looking to get married by the justice of the peace in Hahnville anytime soon is going to have to find another way to tie the knot - at least in District 1.

Dufrene nets a white catfish, the few he’s catching in one of the worst seasons at this time of year that he’s seen in his more than 50 years fishing in Des Allemands. Cold weather chills catfish catch
March 13 at 9:46 am
It’s was a cold, dreary morning on Dufrene Ponds in Des Allemands and another disappointing one for fisherman Dennis Dufrene as he continued to find few catfish on his lines.

Former chief sues fire department over harassment, threats Former chief sues fire department over harassment, threats
March 13 at 9:32 am
In a bizarre case where Stanley Wajda accused certain members of the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department of threatening him for exposing FEMA fund fraud, the former fire chief has fired back with a lawsuit seeking damages.

Luling writer’s work  of life is no fantasy - it’s all sci-fi
Luling writer’s work of life is no fantasy - it’s all sci-fi
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With a sly smile, Lee Stephen admits writing is a way of creating his own adventure.