|Krewe of Lul hopes third times a charm
February 08 at 10:49 am
For more than three decades, the Krewe of Lul rolled through Luling without a hitch. Inclement weather put an end to that run for two straight years and organizers, riders and attendees are anxious to put the recent string of bad luck behind them.
|Parish's appointee to airport board sues St. Pierre for defamation
February 08 at 10:35 am
Luling businessman Neal Clulee has filed a defamation lawsuit against St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre alleging that St. Pierre has spread malicious information that has kept Clulee from serving on the New Orleans Aviation Board.
|Destrehan woman found dead in living room
February 07 at 10:21 am
Police are investigating the death of a 27-year-old Destrehan woman who was found unresponsive by her boyfriend on Saturday.
|New $7.9 million DHS art wing will add 23 classrooms
February 07 at 10:12 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board has indicated they will accept bids adding up to just over $11.3 million for four capital improvement projects throughout the school system.
|Warm winter spurs crawfish crop, keeps prices low for Mardi Gras
February 07 at 10:11 am
A warm winter has produced a plentiful crop of crawfish, which is a huge plus for local dealers considering the demand brought by the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras.
|$3 million renovation could shutter Luling library for 7 months
February 07 at 10:02 am
The St. Charles Parish West Regional Library in Luling will undergo an estimated $3 million renovation that could shutter the building for seven months.
|Aggressive redesign planned for Paul Maillard
February 07 at 9:49 am
It’s hard to imagine what an area will look like 20 years from now, but if St. Charles Parish has their way Paul Maillard Road in Luling could be lined with shopping centers, sidewalks and bike paths after an aggressive redevelopment project slated to begin next year.
|St. Rose woman has seen plenty of changes in 105 years
February 02 at 11:01 am
A St. Rose woman turned 105 this week, making her the oldest person in the parish.
|Former clerk employee pleads guilty to falsifying records
February 02 at 7:55 am
A former employee of the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office who police say pocketed money given to her to pay speeding tickets will avoid jail time after pleading guilty to a reduced charge.
|St. Charles students perform during halftime of Super Bowl
January 31 at 11:00 am
Around 75 St. Charles Parish students from the Satellite Center will participate in the Super Bowl halftime show at the Super Dome on Feb. 2.
|$2 billion Valero projects will be completed in ‘13
January 31 at 10:59 am
The Valero refinery in Norco is expecting some big changes this year.
|Super Bowl boosts St. Charles businesses
January 31 at 10:58 am
A majority of the parish’s hotels are sold out for Super Bowl weekend, but other businesses in the area have also received a bump in business because of the big game.
|Former councilman’s wife chosen as District 2 rep
January 31 at 10:57 am
In the end, the St. Charles Parish Council didn’t have to look too far when it came to finding a replacement for former District 2 Councilman Shelley Tastet. The council unanimously voted in Tastet’s wife, Mary, on Tuesday night after failing to agree on three previous nominees.
|4 arrested in connection with St. Rose murder
January 31 at 10:50 am
Four men have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 11 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael McCray in St. Rose.
|Preston Hollow residents fed up with violence
January 31 at 9:52 am
A small area consisting of only a few streets has seen a concentration of some of the most violent crimes in the parish over the past few years and residents living there say they are fed up with the senseless murders that have taken teen lives.
|Board discusses eliminating certification for teachers
January 28 at 8:30 am
Members of the St. Charles School Board’s legislative committee said efforts by the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to make it unnecessary for teachers to be certified may not be the best path for public education.
|All St. Charles officers receive intensive training to deal with school shootings
January 27 at 8:00 am
Numerous representatives of the St. Charles Parish school and law enforcement communities attended a Homeland Security Committee meeting in Baton Rouge largely in response to the December mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
|Fireworks vote will be delayed until spring
January 26 at 8:00 am
St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan asked the rest of the council to delay a vote on legalizing fireworks until the election of two new members.
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Legislators vow to help parish fight huge insurance increases - 557 views
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre, along with eight other parish presidents and representatives from five other parishes, visited Washington, D.C. to talk to officials about the potential spike in local flood insurance premiums should large portions of the Biggert-Waters Act be allowed to take effect in October.
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