|Does St. Charles need a paid fire department?
August 30 at 8:43 am
When Parish President V.J. St. Pierre first took office in 2008, he requested that the parish’s nine volunteer fire departments study the potential of transitioning from volunteer firefighters to a paid department.
|Some properties lose 30 percent of value in new assessment
August 30 at 8:42 am
During a break from an otherwise rainy day, Robert Taylor opened the mailbox in front of his home on Bayou Estates Drive in Bayou Gauche and pulled out a piece of mail containing his new flood insurance policy.
|Schools spent $22 million on retirement benefits last year
August 30 at 8:39 am
St. Charles Public Schools paid out over $22 million last year alone in pension payments and healthcare benefits for retired employees.
|Woman who jumped off bridge was former teacher
August 30 at 8:35 am
The woman who jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge last Thursday was a former St. Charles Borromeo kindergarten teacher.
|St. Charles Herald-Guide names new publisher
August 29 at 10:21 am
Jonathan Menard has been named publisher of the St. Charles Herald-Guide. In his new position, Menard will oversee all aspects of the newspaper in addition to his duties as managing editor.
|Former D.A. cleared in investigation, attorney says
August 29 at 8:43 am
According to his attorney, former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel has been cleared in an FBI investigation into abuse of power involving lowering criminal charges in return for sexual favors.
|New courthouse security upgrades call for one public entrance, bag X-ray
August 23 at 2:38 pm
As a result of over a year and a half of research and study aimed at putting in place security measures to make the St. Charles Parish courthouse safer, a courthouse security committee is preparing to make suggestions for security improvements to the building in the next few weeks.
|All St. Charles students given option to graduate early
August 23 at 2:36 pm
All incoming freshman to St. Charles Parish Public Schools have the option to graduate within three years as juniors.
|Police identify woman who jumped off Hale Boggs Thursday
August 23 at 11:15 am
The woman who jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge Thursday evening has been identified as Debbie Johnson, of Destrehan.
|Mt. Airy wins 20th annual Christian basketball tourney
August 23 at 9:48 am
Mt. Airy Baptist Church beat out seven other teams to win the 20th annual Christian Basketball Tournament. Mt. Airy defeated True Vine 75-58 in the championship.
|Person jumped off Hale Boggs Bridge last night
August 23 at 8:40 am
Less than a month after a New Orleans lawyer jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling, police have recovered the body of a person who jumped off the bridge Thursday night.
|Hahnville, Destrehan turf fields are defective, might need replacement
August 22 at 5:03 pm
The artificial turf fields at both Destrehan and Hahnville high schools are experiencing premature wear due to a manufacturer defect.
|Destrehan medicine man collects unique home remedies to fix what ails you
August 22 at 4:59 pm
The past few times Eddie Boyd has gone to the doctor’s office and had blood drawn, he reached in his pocket, pulled out a tangle of spider webs and asked the phlebotomist to place them on the puncture wound to stop the bleeding.
|St. Rose man gets life in prison for home invasion murder
August 22 at 4:58 pm
A 27-year-old St. Rose man will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to the murder of a Hammond woman who was shot to death in a home invasion in 2009.
|Woman involved in crash that killed 3 ruled unfit to stand trial
August 22 at 4:55 pm
A LaPlace woman, who police say was speeding and nearly twice over the legal alcohol limit when she caused a wreck in St. Charles that killed three people, has been found unfit to stand trial by St. Charles Parish District Court Judge Emile St. Pierre.
|Former St. Charles deputy pleads guilty to forging seatbelt tickets
August 21 at 1:37 pm
A former St. Charles Parish deputy will serve a year in jail after pleading guilty to forging seat belt tickets.
|LSU's Rickey Jefferson, 2 other former DHS students plead guilty to resisting arrest
August 19 at 11:45 am
Three former Destrehan students pleaded guilty to misdemeanor resisting arrest in connection with their Mardi Gras melee with a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy.
|New school superintendent won’t mess with success
August 15 at 11:34 am
After a change in leadership at St. Charles Parish Public Schools, not a whole lot else is expected to change in the school system.
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Former HHS QB named Freshman of the Year - 776 views
Former Hahnville High School quarterback Easton Melancon received a huge honor last week when he was named Freshman of the Year for the American Southwest Conference.
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