|Montz man pleads guilty to home arson
September 19 at 9:31 am
A 25-year-old Montz man pled guilty to aggravated arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a home under construction.
|Ducks Unlimited banquet will be held in Destrehan on Sept. 18
September 14 at 9:20 am
The St. Charles Ducks Unlimited annual banquet will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18 and attendees will get a chance to win prizes that included prints, decoys, hunting gear and more.
|Assessor closes property tax rolls, appeals pending
September 12 at 1:56 pm
After being open for the required 15-day viewing period, the St. Charles Parish property tax assessment rolls officially closed today.
|Only 1 teacher in St. Charles school district receives ineffective grade
September 12 at 1:54 pm
Under a newly enacted state program, the first statewide teacher evaluations were released last week. In addition to providing a gauge for teacher performance, the evaluations are linked to pay increases.
|British kayakers stop in St. Charles during 2,400-mile trek
September 12 at 1:53 pm
Three British college graduates stopped in St. Charles Parish on the final leg of their 2,400-mile kayaking journey down the Mississippi River.
|Release of council emails upsets officials
September 12 at 1:51 pm
Several St. Charles Parish Council members discussed the need for their own computer server after discovering that their emails were disseminated without a public records request.
|Investigation into former D.A. appears ongoing, but attorney maintains charges were refused
September 12 at 1:49 pm
Two weeks ago, attorney Ralph Capitelli said that the U.S. Attorney’s Office had declined to press charges against his client, former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel, after being presented with evidence gathered by the FBI. However, Capitelli now says that the FBI appears to still be investigating the case.
|Meth lab discovered in dog house
September 12 at 1:48 pm
A 28-year-old Mobile, Ala. man was arrested and charged with creating a meth lab in St. Rose.
|Hahnville grad with Down syndrome becomes advocate for those with disabilities
September 12 at 1:47 pm
Craig Blackburn has a motto by which he lives.
|Police will participate in training exercise in Norco
September 12 at 8:50 am
The Norco Manufacturing Complex will be participating in a joint training exercise with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office from 8 a.m. until noon Sept. 12. The purpose of the exercise is to test the site and area agency responses to multiple emergencies.
|Norco woman purchased $1 million Powerball ticket
September 10 at 2:35 pm
Louisiana Lottery officials have announced that a 34-year-old Norco woman purchased a $1 million Powerball ticket in Destrehan.
|FEMA insurance rates not as high as projected, but still unaffordable
September 10 at 2:24 pm
After months of waiting and anxious anticipation, FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program have finally released newly proposed flood insurance rates that are set to go into effect under the Biggert-Waters Act beginning Oct. 1.
|ATV theft a growing problem across parish
September 06 at 9:20 am
St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne is warning ATV owners to be careful with their four-wheelers after seven of them were stolen in the last two months.
|Group wants to build new library in Norco
September 06 at 9:19 am
The Norco Civic Association is starting a push for the construction of a new Norco Library.
|Council votes to reimburse legal fees for public officials cleared of ethics violations
September 06 at 9:18 am
The St. Charles Parish Council has added a law that calls for the parish to reimburse legal expenses for some public officials who are cleared in an ethics investigation.
|$250 million Valero pipeline complete
September 06 at 9:17 am
A $250 million pipeline that delivers gas and diesel from Valero St. Charles Refinery in Norco to a Kinder Morgan terminal in Collins, Miss. has been completed.
|Coastal hero will step down after decades of leading restoration efforts
September 06 at 9:14 am
It was a mild summer day in August as Milton Cambre piloted his fishing boat down the Spillway Canal and toward Lake Pontchartrain.
|Hahnville native in good spirits despite Lou Gehrig’s diagnosis
September 06 at 9:12 am
It was 2008 when Hahnville-native Patricia Costa Hoffman, 44, began experiencing health issues.
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• Book review: “The Giver”
• River Regions Ballet brings Nutcracker to nursing home
• R.J. Vial student artist selected for Christmas card
• Norco Elementary visits Destrehan Plantation
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• Hahnville soccer team off to 2-0 district start
• HHS offensive lineman chosen for all-star game
• Playoff semifinals players of the week
• Wildcats fall short in bid for state title
• Destrehan falls short of state championship appearance in semi-final loss to Acadiana
Library director steps down after 15 years, feels system will thrive in ‘younger’ hands - 781 views
After 15 years, Mary desBordes will step down as director of the St. Charles Parish Library system on Dec. 20. As director, desBordes has spearheaded the addition of two new branches, one in Destrehan and another in Paradis.
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