|Mosquitoes swarming parish have little chance of transmitting viruses
May 16 at 8:48 am
While cold weather delayed this year’s mosquito outbreak, the pesky vampires are out with a vengeance now due to mid-April showers.
|Des Allemands man sentenced to 7 years for Matherne Drive arson
May 16 at 8:47 am
A 43-year-old Des Allemands man was sentenced to seven years in jail in connection with an arson that occurred on Matherne Drive in May of 2012.
|Police: Kenner man stole cars left on I-310
May 16 at 8:46 am
A Kenner man was arrested after he was caught stealing cars off interstates throughout the region, including St. Charles Parish, according to the Louisiana State Police.
|Law could stem tide of heroin epidemic
May 16 at 8:43 am
A proposed law that would introduce a mandatory two-year prison sentence for heroin possession and a minimum mandatory sentence of 10 years for heroin dealers is poised to pass the state legislature and become law later this year.
|Police search for 18-wheeler that caused horrific crash in Luling
May 16 at 8:42 am
State Police are searching for the driver of an 18-wheeler that ran a car off the road on I-310 last week, causing the vehicle to flip several times and injure the two passengers inside.
|Boutte alligator hunter stars in Animal Planet reality show
May 16 at 8:40 am
A Boutte alligator hunter is one of four outdoorsmen from across the nation who will be featured in “American River Renegades,” a reality TV series premiering on Animal Planet about those who make a living surviving off the land.
|As superintendent, Lafon made district one of state’s best
May 14 at 9:01 am
Longtime St. Charles Parish Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Rodney Lafon died on Monday from congestive heart failure.
|HHS among top schools in state for college prep
May 12 at 4:03 pm
Hahnville High School was recently named one of the top schools in Louisiana for college preparation by U.S. News and World Report.
|FBI seizes more records from St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court's Office
May 09 at 5:20 pm
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken possession of court records concerning a criminal case that occurred during former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel’s final term in office.
|Suspect in deadly DWI crash found competent for trial
May 09 at 10:24 am
Jennifer Englade, who is accused of driving drunk and causing a wreck that killed three people and an unborn baby last year, was ruled competent to stand trial last week.
|Political newcomer wins historic election
May 09 at 10:22 am
Jarvis Lewis became the first African-American elected to a parishwide office in nearly 140 years when he narrowly clinched the St. Charles Parish Council’s at-large Division B seat by 125 votes.
|Parish voters overwhelmingly support $2.6 million tax
May 09 at 10:21 am
Voters overwhelmingly approved a St. Charles Parish Hospital tax that will generate $2.6 million per year and allow the addition of a third ambulance shift during peak service hours.
|Activist has purrr-fect plan to save feral cats
May 09 at 10:18 am
A Destrehan woman is on a mission to bring down the feral cat population in St. Charles Parish by trapping the felines and spaying or neutering them before retuning them to their outdoor homes.
|Skeletal remains of HHS grad found in field
May 09 at 10:17 am
Skeletal remains discovered near a Hammond home have been identified as those of a 31-year-old Hahnville graduate who was reported missing in January.
|Longtime J.B. Martin teacher drowns while fishing in Bayou Gauche canal
May 09 at 10:15 am
A longtime J.B. Martin teacher was found dead on Friday, her body floating in a canal off of Bayou Gauche Road.
|Detectives search for motive behind random drive-by murder
May 09 at 10:12 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is still seeking information in a seemingly random drive-by shooting that led to the death of 17-year-old Luling resident Jeffrey Mendez in 2008.
|Two survive horrific crash in Luling
May 07 at 10:21 am
A car traveling along I-310 this morning lost control, went off the road and rolled several times in the median before coming to a stop.
|Voters approve hospital tax, Jarvis Lewis elected councilman at-large
May 03 at 9:26 pm
Residents in St. Charles Parish overwhelmingly renewed a St. Charles Parish Hospital tax for 10 years and narrowly voted political newcomer Jarvis Lewis into office on Saturday.
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• Book review: “The Time Keeper”
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Board wants more cameras in schools - 819 views
The St. Charles Parish School Board wants to install a comprehensive video surveillance system that would cover every school campus and tie into local law enforcement switchboards.
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