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The DOTD has hired a subcontractor to install a median and turning lanes along the portion of Highway 90 running from Paul Maillard Road to Wal-Mart. 
Plan would drastically alter Highway 90 traffic
September 19 at 9:25 am
Business owners and St. Charles Parish Council members have expressed concern over a comprehensive construction program currently underway on Highway 90 that will change the way the busy roadway functions.

Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade
September 18 at 2:22 pm
The Krewe of Zeus will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30 to gather community input on their plans to parade through Ormond subdivision.

Hazard mitigation plan meeting
September 16 at 10:00 am
HAHNVILLE – Residents are invited to provide input on the parish’s Hazard Mitigation Plan meeting to be held at 10 a.m. at the St. Charles Emergency Operations Center located at 15026 River Road in Hahnville.

Greater Mount Calvary Church expands to the River Parish area
September 14 at 5:00 pm
Pastor Terry Gullage, Sr. and Greater Mount Calvary Church of Marrero announces the opening of a new location – The Greater Mount Calvary River Center, located at 1001 Paul Maillard Rd. in Luling.

Regional aquatics invitational
September 13 at 10:00 am
LULING – A regional aquatics invitational will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Ellington Swim & Fitness Club located at 207 Angus Drive in Luling.

The Tigers defense swarm a ball carrier on their own goal line in overtime. Hahnville suffers tough loss in triple overtime
September 12 at 10:58 pm
The Hahnville Tigers left everything they had out on the field, but it was not enough to overcome the Rummel Raiders in a triple overtime loss.

Sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg threw for two touchdowns and ran for another in the opening half of Destrehan's 48-7 victory. Young QB leads Destrehan to blowout win over Helen Cox
September 12 at 9:28 pm
In only his second game as a starter, Destrehan sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg threw two touchdowns and ran for another in the first half of the Wildcats’ 48-7 win over Helen Cox on Friday.

New state tax tudy gets underway
September 12 at 11:08 am
By Jeremy Alford

When LSU economist and Revenue Estimating Conference member Jim Richardson conducted his first major tax study in 1987, he was pleased to discover it had a great shelf life.

New stadium raises spirits at Tulane
September 12 at 11:07 am
Tulane University, located only a few miles from the border of St. Charles Parish, has always been one of the best four-year colleges and graduate schools in the nation. And in the mid-1900s, it’s stadium on Willow Street was the scene of some of the best college football in the land.

Highway 90 between Barton Ave., Paul Maillard will have alternating lane closures
September 12 at 11:06 am
Both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 90 will have alternating lane closures between Barton Avenue and Paul Maillard Road, starting Sept. 14.

Vial
September 12 at 11:05 am
Margo Renee Harrison Vial, 59, of Osyka, Miss., died on Friday, Aug. 29 at her home.

Potter
September 12 at 11:04 am
Carl Benjamin Potter, 70, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Friday afternoon, Aug. 29.

Arrests (Sept. 11)
September 12 at 11:02 am
•Israel Williams, 30, of 129 James Lane in Des Allemands, was arrested on Aug. 25 and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of hydrocodone, possession of oxycodone, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of suboxone, possession of a handgun in the presence of a controlled substance, three counts of no pit bull registration, a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office attachment and as a fugitive from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office.

St. Charles Parish Courthouse visitors will have bags X-rayed
September 12 at 11:00 am
Starting Monday, visitors to the St. Charles Parish Courthouse will have to access a single entrance where they will be screened by a metal detector and have personal baggage X-rayed.

Kip Benoit poses with an alligator he recently killed. TV series starring Boutte outdoorsman is canceled
September 12 at 10:59 am
After only one season, Boutte-resident Kip Benoit’s reality TV series about hunting and living off the land has been canceled.

This large tree in Rathborne Park fell last week onto bleachers and a fence near the baseball field. 30 hazardous trees removed from popular Luling park
September 12 at 10:57 am
Luling’s Rathborne Park remains closed until Saturday, Sept. 13 while St. Charles Parish removes 30 trees in the area that are considered a safety hazard.

St. Charles Parish schools struggle to fill high-paying bus driver positions St. Charles Parish schools struggle to fill high-paying bus driver positions
September 12 at 10:55 am
St. Charles Parish Public Schools is facing continued struggles in getting replacement bus drivers to sign on with the school system.

90-year-old Hahnville business shutting doors 90-year-old Hahnville business shutting doors
September 12 at 10:53 am
After nearly 90 years in business, during which time only one family has owned and operated it, Madere’s Garage in Hahnville is closing.

Ghosts invade nature trail on haunted hike
Ghosts invade nature trail on haunted hike
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The ghosts of Native Americans, French explorers and pirates will inhabit Norco’s Wetland Watcher Park on Saturday, transforming the serene nature trail into an eerie walk through history.