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Instagram friendship leads to armed robbery Instagram friendship leads to armed robbery
April 25 at 11:49 am
A New Orleans man was robbed at gunpoint in Destrehan by a person he met through Instagram, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Residents will pay more for garbage service after lawsuit Residents will pay more for garbage service after lawsuit
April 25 at 11:47 am
The St. Parish Council and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre have reached a settlement with the parish’s waste disposal contractor that will extend the garbage contract by 14 months and will include increases in the monthly rate residents pay for the service.

Hahnville head coach Kenneth Vial, shown above giving signs to a base runner, has announced his retirement. Vial finished his Hahnville career with a 329-85 record. HHS softball coach retires after winning 74 percent of his games
April 25 at 11:46 am
After winning an astounding 74 percent of his games during his 12-year career as Hahnville’s head softball coach, Kenneth Vial will retire from the school where he has enjoyed monumental success.

A state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab has opened at St. Charles Parish Hospital. Physicians are now able to treat several heart conditions while quickly diagnosing heart problems with pictures of the heart and any blood vessel in the body. Hospital can treat, prevent heart attacks with $2.4 million cath lab
April 25 at 11:44 am
Doctors at St. Charles Parish Hospital are now able to diagnose and treat several heart conditions, and even prevent heart attacks from occurring, thanks to the completion of a $2.4 million cardiac catheterization lab.

Devin Donald Police: Cell phone used to track armed man who tried to kidnap teen
April 25 at 11:42 am
A man who police say tried to abduct a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint from a Boutte parking lot has been captured.

Parish’s first splash park should open in May
April 24 at 9:41 am
The redesign of Ormond field in Destrehan, which will add the parish’s first splash park along with a walking trail around the area, should be completed in May.

Father Carles Benoit (rear left) helps carry a cypress casket crafted by monks at St. Joseph Abbey out of a federal courtroom. Hahnville grad led monks to victory in coffin lawsuit
April 18 at 1:33 pm
When the monks at St. Joseph Abbey began crafting cypress coffins in 2007, they did not know that the practice would cause a state association to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against their ability to engage in the craft.

Students use a Promethean board as their math teacher looks on. Schools named top 10 in country for digital learning
April 18 at 1:30 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools has been named one of the top school districts in the nation for digital education for the second year in a row.

Bill would allow teachers to carry guns at school, events Bill would allow teachers to carry guns at school, events
April 18 at 1:18 pm
A bill that would allow teachers and school administrators with concealed carry permits to carry firearms in schools and at school events has been filed in this year’s legislative session.

Shelter director saves horse Shelter director saves horse
April 18 at 1:13 pm
A malnourished horse found wrapped up in rope in a desolate field has gotten a new lease on life thanks to St. Charles Parish Animal Control Director Angie Robert.

Luling man faces 140 years in jail for sex crime Luling man faces 140 years in jail for sex crime
April 18 at 1:09 pm
A Luling man was convicted of sexual battery on a juvenile and attempted aggravated incest against his daughter, who was 8 years old at the time the crimes occurred.

Hilda Mae Warren’s casket was taken through the streets of St. Rose by a horse-drawn carriage. Warren was killed on Aug. 13, 2007. Who killed Hilda Mae?
April 18 at 1:04 pm
Nearly seven years after the 2007 murder of Hilda Mae Warren, family members are still awaiting justice because no one has been convicted in connection with her death.

Devin Dwayne Donald Suspect captured in attempted kidnapping in Boutte
April 17 at 12:37 pm
A man who is believed to have attempted to kidnap a 17-year-old girl from a Boutte parking lot at gunpoint has been captured.

Devin Dwayne Donald Man sought for attempted kidnapping in Boutte
April 16 at 6:11 pm
A Reserve man is being sought in the attempted kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint in Boutte on Saturday.

Connor Dennies Suspect arrested 16 months after Norco murder
April 16 at 5:46 pm
A suspect in the December 2012 murder of Norco resident Jay Bertucci was apprehended by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office today.

Free program teaches kids how to escape from attackers Free program teaches kids how to escape from attackers
April 11 at 11:36 am
Around 50 children and their parents shuffled in through the doorway at the Hahnville High School gym to participate in a recent children’s self-defense class.

29 vehicles up for grabs at sheriff’s auction 29 vehicles up for grabs at sheriff’s auction
April 11 at 11:35 am
A 2002 BMW, 1999 Mercedes ML3 and a 2007 Ford F150 are among the 29 vehicles that will be auctioned off by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office on Saturday.

Stroke victim who had to relearn  to walk completes Bridge Run Stroke victim who had to relearn to walk completes Bridge Run
April 11 at 11:32 am
Steve Todd may have been the last participant in Saturday’s Bridge Run to cross the finish line, but his accomplishment, doing so after recovering from a stroke, makes him stand out.

IMTT sold for $1 billion
IMTT sold for $1 billion
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International-Matex Tank Terminals, which operates a terminal in St. Rose, will be purchased by Macquarie Infrastructure Company for $1 billion.