|St. Charles students perform during halftime of Super Bowl
January 31 at 11:00 am
Around 75 St. Charles Parish students from the Satellite Center will participate in the Super Bowl halftime show at the Super Dome on Feb. 2.
|$2 billion Valero projects will be completed in ‘13
January 31 at 10:59 am
The Valero refinery in Norco is expecting some big changes this year.
|Super Bowl boosts St. Charles businesses
January 31 at 10:58 am
A majority of the parish’s hotels are sold out for Super Bowl weekend, but other businesses in the area have also received a bump in business because of the big game.
|Former councilman’s wife chosen as District 2 rep
January 31 at 10:57 am
In the end, the St. Charles Parish Council didn’t have to look too far when it came to finding a replacement for former District 2 Councilman Shelley Tastet. The council unanimously voted in Tastet’s wife, Mary, on Tuesday night after failing to agree on three previous nominees.
|4 arrested in connection with St. Rose murder
January 31 at 10:50 am
Four men have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 11 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael McCray in St. Rose.
|Preston Hollow residents fed up with violence
January 31 at 9:52 am
A small area consisting of only a few streets has seen a concentration of some of the most violent crimes in the parish over the past few years and residents living there say they are fed up with the senseless murders that have taken teen lives.
|Board discusses eliminating certification for teachers
January 28 at 8:30 am
Members of the St. Charles School Board’s legislative committee said efforts by the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to make it unnecessary for teachers to be certified may not be the best path for public education.
|All St. Charles officers receive intensive training to deal with school shootings
January 27 at 8:00 am
Numerous representatives of the St. Charles Parish school and law enforcement communities attended a Homeland Security Committee meeting in Baton Rouge largely in response to the December mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
|Fireworks vote will be delayed until spring
January 26 at 8:00 am
St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan asked the rest of the council to delay a vote on legalizing fireworks until the election of two new members.
|All staff members at Luling assisted living center trained to care for Alzheimer's, dementia
January 25 at 1:55 pm
More than 100 dignitaries, executives and guests showed up for the official grand opening of Ashton Manor Assisted Living & Memory Care, a brand new assisted living community in Ashton Plantation.
|Body of missing Boutte man found floating in river
January 25 at 1:51 pm
A body that was found floating in the Mississippi River has been identified as that of a Boutte man who has been missing since Christmas, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Morel retires from D.A.’s office
January 25 at 1:35 pm
After just over six months as an assistant district attorney, Harry Morel has retired from the office for good. Morel officially filed his retirement paperwork on Friday, Jan. 11.
|FBI launches investigation into St. Charles Parish DWI records
January 24 at 9:04 am
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has subpoenaed around 1,200 records from the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office involving driving while intoxicated cases during former District Attorney Harry Morel’s final term in office.
|Flu cases on rise in St. Charles
January 20 at 1:28 pm
Flu levels continue to rise across the nation, with Louisiana being particularly hard hit this season. And while getting vaccinated is the best protection against the flu, shortages of the vaccine mean that residents must act now if they hope to get the flu shot.
|Drug court credited with saving life
January 20 at 10:30 am
Tarik Flot feels like he has been given a second chance at life following his graduation from the St. Charles Parish drug court last week.
|74 percent of parish’s 2010 high school grads attended college
January 19 at 1:31 pm
According to enrollment data gathered by the National Student Clearinghouse, 74 percent of graduates from St. Charles Parish’s class of 2010 enrolled in college within two years with 50 percent going to four-year programs and 24 percent going to two-year programs.
|Arming teachers a bad idea, School Board members say
January 19 at 8:29 am
Following the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. in December that left 20 children and six staff members dead, schools across the country have begun to reassess school safety and some officials are calling for drastic measures such as arming teachers.
|Christmas trees used to protect Bayou Gauche shoreline
January 18 at 1:34 pm
Christmas trees from around the parish, which were nestled inside homes and decorated with lights a couple of weeks ago, will soon move on to another purpose - stopping erosion of the Bayou Gauche wetlands.
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Dr. Rodney Lafon boiled down his decision to announce his retirement last month to a simple factor. With 40 years accumulated in the school system he had come to a point in his career where he would make nearly the same yearly salary as a retiree as if he chose to continue working.
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