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Driver charged with texting in Destrehan bus accident

The driver of a Nissan Xterra is accused of texting just before hitting and then pushing a Honda Accord under a school bus at a regular stop around 3:14 p.m. Monday (May 1) on Ormond Boulevard.Read More...
May 05 at 10:00 am
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Parish will seek state funding for 2 boat launches

The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously passed resolutions aimed at seeking state funding for two boat launches.Read More...
May 05 at 9:00 am
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Waterford 3 employee recovering from burns suffered in home fire

Ashley Loupe's injuries are healing, but her journey to get herself back to normal and pain-free has just begun. Loupe, who has worked at the Entergy Waterford 3 plant in Killona for the past six years, suffered major burns in a March 15 house fire that has required skin grafts to her affected areas, which included her face, ear, neck, leg and arms. Read More...
May 05 at 8:00 am
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Owners of historic plantation site oppose Highway 90 detour

Luling residents Greg and Phoebe Cellos oppose the proposed U.S. Highway 90 realignment, arguing it would put the roadway within a "stone's throw" of their historic home place and site of the original Mozella Plantation.Read More...
May 05 at 7:00 am
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Shell resumes control of Norco complex

In 1929, Shell purchased the refining company from which the city of Norco earned its name. And, in a sense, Monday marked a day where everything old became new again, and a community was reintroduced to its roots.Read More...
May 05 at 6:00 am
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St. Rose man at center of 2015 drug bust sentenced

A St. Rose man from whose residence police reportedly seized 78 pounds of marijuana, 19 firearms and more than $36,000 in 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read More...
May 05 at 5:00 am
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United Way’s ‘Aha’ moment on job training

It’s called the United Way Workforce Development Program, but its economic impact could be immeasurable to the people who get the help they need to improve their income.Read More...
May 05 at 4:00 am
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Get ready for more rides, food and fun at Little Red Church fest

With nearly 8,000 people expected to attend this weekend’s Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival in Destrehan, the fun can only get bigger and better with more rides, bands and a menu of tantalizing foods lined up for this free event.Read More...
May 05 at 3:00 am
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Medical Spotlight: St. Charles Parish Hospital

Since 1959, St. Charles Parish Hospital has been providing quality healthcare to the residents of this community and, as part of Ochsner Health System, now offers access to world-class care that is unmatched throughout the River Parishes. Read More...
April 28 at 3:00 pm
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Medical Spotlight: Destrehan Discount Pharmacy

With a brand new, larger building, extended business hours and the addition of a drive thru service, a trip to Destrehan Discount Pharmacy yields more convenience than ever for its customers.Read More...
April 28 at 1:40 pm
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Medical Spotlight: Ashton Manor Assisted Living & Memory Care

At Ashton Manor Assisted Living & Memory Care, the aim is far higher than the status quo.Read More...
April 28 at 1:37 pm
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Medical Spotlight: Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (POSM) has served patients in St. Charles Parish for more than 20 years.Read More...
April 28 at 1:33 pm
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Medical Spotlight: Physicians Medical & Rehab

Many are quite familiar with the pain, stress and limitations wrought by chronic back pain — and almost as many, seemingly, are familiar with the anxiety that comes with seeking a solution.Read More...
April 28 at 1:18 pm
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Medical Spotlight: Ochsner Health Center

Dr. Brian Brogle earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. Following graduation, he completed a General Surgery residency at Tulane University Medical Center and a Urology residency at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Brogle is board certified by the American Board of Urology. Dr. Brogle has been on staff at St. Charles Parish Hospital since 1999. Read More...
April 28 at 1:14 pm
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Boutte man killed in fatal wreck Friday

A Boutte man was killed Friday (April 28) in a fatal crash around 1:30 a.m. on Airline Highway.Read More...
April 28 at 11:20 am
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Parish could lose millions in federal dollars with Washington budget cuts

As construction begins on the Killona sewer extension project, St. Charles Parish Councilman Terrell Wilson sees work that will bring additional sewer capacity to the area.Read More...
April 28 at 10:00 am
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$9M Paul Maillard Road project to be awarded
$9M Paul Maillard Road project to be awarded
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It's been four years in the making, but the Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization Plan will come up for the final approval needed to start work.