|Health center helps residents enroll in ‘Obamacare’ after website problems
November 15, 2013 at 9:20 am
When the Affordable Care Act was enacted on Oct. 1, requiring nearly everyone to have some sort of health insurance coverage or suffer a penalty, many questioned how the program worked. Others who wanted to sign up for a health care plan had trouble accessing a government website to do so.
|4 arrested after meth lab found in Luling home, police say
November 15, 2013 at 9:19 am
Four Luling residents were arrested for running a meth operation out of their home, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Miracle baby, mother survive despite emergency colon surgery
November 15, 2013 at 9:17 am
Lindsey Albarado was 25 weeks pregnant and in the hospital when the unthinkable happened.
|Clerk of Court remains positive during battle with throat cancer
November 15, 2013 at 9:15 am
Back in mid-August when St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court Lance Marino was shaving, his razor went over a bump in his neck. Little did he know that the small bump would have a huge impact on his life.
|Mother saves children before getting run over
November 15, 2013 at 9:11 am
As Merika Hill was walking to church with her two young children last Tuesday evening, she suddenly noticed a truck driving towards them at a high rate of speed along Old Spanish Trail in Des Allemands.
|New EOC loaded with technology, will be able to withstand 200 mph winds
November 14, 2013 at 1:55 pm
St. Charles Parish officials opened the doors to a new Emergency Operations Center on Thursday that drastically increases both the space and technology that will be utilized in emergency situations.
|Thief altering checks left in Luling mailboxes
November 14, 2013 at 9:05 am
Residents should think twice about sticking a check for their power, water or cable bills in their mailbox, especially if they live in Luling.
|Disqualified bidder wants parish to throw out approved Luling levee contract
November 12, 2013 at 2:05 pm
The construction company that turned in the lowest bid for the first phase of the Willowridge Levee, but was later disqualified, is calling for the parish to throw out a contract with another firm who was approved by the state for the work.
|Ormond crossing in Destrehan could be blocked by train for next hour
November 12, 2013 at 12:26 pm
The Canadian National Railroad crossing near River Road on Ormond Boulebard in Destrehan will be blocked by train traffic for the next hour due to a delay getting trains into the rail yard.
|School board ruse nets St. Rose scammer jail time
November 08, 2013 at 11:36 am
A St. Rose man was sentenced to 35 days in prison after pretending to be an employee of the St. Charles Parish School Board and ordering several laptops.
|Luling man arrested, charged with killing father
November 08, 2013 at 10:59 am
A 20-year-old Luling man was arrested Friday morning after police say he shot and killed his father.
|St. John finally accepts $247,000 payment from St. Charles housing
November 08, 2013 at 9:00 am
The St. John Housing Authority recently received a large payment from the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority to pay the living expense for former residents who have moved from St. Charles to St. John.
|Schools want to beef up lobbying efforts
November 08, 2013 at 8:58 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board is looking at increasing their lobbying efforts from a five-month period to year round under a contract that is currently being discussed with the school system’s lobbyist.
|Pedestrian dies after getting struck by truck near Pier 90
November 08, 2013 at 8:57 am
A North Carolina man was killed early Saturday morning after he was struck by a truck near Pier 90 in Luling while walking on Highway 90.
|Despite expected fall in revenues, parish sets aside $25M for levee
November 08, 2013 at 8:55 am
The St. Charles Parish Council has wrapped up the last of a series of meetings to discuss the proposed $131 million parish government budget for 2014.
|Antiques, arts and crafts will draw thousands to Destrehan Plantation
November 08, 2013 at 8:49 am
More than 120 artists and crafts vendors from throughout the country will peddle their pottery, jewelry, ceramics and fleur de lis items at the 42nd annual Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival this weekend.
|Christmas break extended to 12 school days in proposed calendar
November 08, 2013 at 8:48 am
Parish students will get more than two weeks of vacation during Christmas break, and fall break will take place on Monday instead of Friday, if a new school calendar is accepted by the St. Charles Parish School Board.
|16-year-old Destrehan student found unharmed
November 05, 2013 at 2:56 pm
A 16-year-old that had been missing since Oct. 29 has been recovered unharmed, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.
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Unique flair, fun big draw to Des Allemands parade - 919 views
With more than 50 years of history, the Krewe of Des Allemands parade will roll down its familiar route with 14 floats and more than 250 riders.