|Indy Grand Prix gets green flag in Avondale
April 10 at 9:09 am
Expected to draw an estimated 80,000 fans with a need for speed, NOLA Motorsports Park in nearby Avondale will offer three days of Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana racing for the first time.
|St. Charles Parish: Property tax only way to fund levee
April 10 at 8:42 am
St. Charles Parish officials pitched two millage tax proposals to fund sewage improvements and a hurricane protection levee system at Tuesday’s first parishwide community meeting, but area residents suggested imposing a convenience fee so everyone shares the cost.
|Former DHS teacher admits sex with student, will avoid jail
April 09 at 11:54 am
The St. Charles Parish District Attorney's Office announced today that Shelley Dufresne has plead guilty to one felony count of obscenity and has admitted to engaging in a prohibited sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student.
|Traffic alert: I-310 lanes to close April 12-17
April 09 at 10:28 am
Alternating closures of the right and left lanes northbound and southbound I-310 between U.S. Hwy. 90 and I-10 on/exit ramps will occur April 12 -16. Highway road crews will work on overhead sign replacements from 7:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.
|St. Charles Parish has increase in auto burglaries
April 02 at 1:44 pm
St. Charles Parish has had an increase in auto burglaries this past month and Sheriff Greg Champagne has taken to his Facebook page to inform the citizens of the parish.
|St. Charles Parish gets helicopter EMS
April 02 at 1:31 pm
While Flight Care EMS helicopter service has been in operation for 30 years, it has come to St. Charles Parish as of March 1 of this year.
|Local industry support new bill that subjects more chemicals to regulation
April 02 at 1:11 pm
Capitol Hill’s proposed Udall-Vitter bill aimed at overhauling the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act has drawn criticism from environmentalists and Congressional opponents, but the chemical industry considers it a move that’s long overdue.
|Area educators say they will fight state repeal of inventory tax credit
April 02 at 1:05 pm
Asked what the biggest challenge three area school superintendents faced in the coming months, St. Charles Parish Superintendent Felecia Gomez-Walker unhesitatingly replied making sure they were all aggressively involved in the legislative process.
|Des Allemands seafood expert calls 2015 "year of wild catfish"
April 02 at 1:00 pm
Harlon Pearce foresees 2015 as the year of the wild catfish.
|Suspect in deadly crash has lengthy criminal record
April 02 at 12:57 pm
When 39-year-old Darlene Cortez of Des Allemands recently lost her life on Old Spanish Trail, she became the latest fatality on a road known for being hazardous and was killed by a man suspected of driving while intoxicated.
|Valero named among Forbes’ International Best Employers
April 02 at 12:48 pm
A month after making Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list, Valero Energy Corp. has been named on Forbes’ inaugural list of Best Employers.
|Motiva refining its system - Would rank in top 5 in N. America
April 02 at 12:19 pm
Motiva’s plan to integrate its two Louisiana refineries in Norco and Convent would create the Louisiana Refining System, a move that would rank it among the top five North American refineries in capacity.
|Man Sought in Destrehan Credit Card Theft
March 30 at 1:37 pm
Can you I.D. this person?
|School system seeks drivers to fill shortage
March 26 at 4:36 pm
To deal with a shortage of substitute bus drivers, St. Charles Parish Public Schools will hold an information session on March 31.
|No plans to open Bonnet Carre Spillway despite rising Mississippi
March 26 at 4:17 pm
The river is rising in the Crescent City, at least until the end of the month.
|Destrehan couple face felony charges for fraud, $151,000 in tax evasion
March 26 at 4:13 pm
A Destrehan tax preparer and her husband face multiple felony counts of fraud and tax evasion.
|Destrehan man pleads guilty in $50 million Medicare bust
March 26 at 4:08 pm
A Destrehan man has pleaded guilty in a $50 million medical clinic-accountant Medicare fraud scheme exposed by a federal Medicare Fraud Strike Force.
|Historian seeks to save 92-year-old schoolhouse
March 26 at 4:05 pm
With a tan Stetson hat shading Roy Lunk’s eyes from the soft sunlight shining on Des Allemands Friday afternoon, he stepped onto the threshold of a dream.
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• Mimosa Dolphins dominate Bellemeade
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A Pride, La., woman was arrested and charged with theft after a Luling man accused her of running an Internet scam that cost him thousands of dollars in entry fees for fake lottery prizes.
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