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St. Charles Parish Council approves first major subdivision in 10 years

Described as St. Charles Parish's first major subdivision proposed in nearly 10 years, the Parish Council on Monday cleared the way to start building houses in Ashton Oaks Subdivision in Luling.Read More...
April 07 at 6:00 am

Des Allemands mother calls murder trial a nightmare

Jolene Dufrene released a butterfly in her daughter's memory Sunday on what would have been Lindsay Nichols' 33rd birthday. But nearly two years after her daughter’s brutal murder in New Orleans, Dufrene is still seeking justice after the murder trial was delayed for a fifth time.Read More...
April 07 at 5:10 am

Cypress Lakes aims to welcome more members

Cypress Lakes Country Club only wants to get bigger and better as the year rolls along. Read More...
April 06 at 9:51 am

Longtime state rep Ralph Miller remembered among legislative ‘Young Turks’ passes away

Attorney, lobbyist, civic leader, and former state representative, Ralph R. Miller, 82, died March 30 after a brief illness.Read More...
April 05 at 5:20 pm

Landry’s Outboard boasts 28 years of experience at keeping customers afloat

Born and raised in Bayou Gauche, Robert Landry knows his home region — and he knows full well how popular boating and fishing is around those parts.Read More...
March 30 at 10:27 am

St. Charles Parish real estate market ‘heating up’

Spring is a time of year when the real estate market tends to heat up, and Gardner Realtors’ Regina Allemand says 2017 has proven to be no exception so far.Read More...
March 30 at 10:25 am

Hahnville man charged with attempted murder is career criminal

The Hahnville man booked with attempted second-degree murder is still awaiting trial in St. Charles Parish, but his rap sheet portrays a violent man with repeat offenses that even included neglecting his animals.Read More...
March 30 at 10:13 am

With renovations done, library will celebrate re-opening in style

The St. Charles Parish West Regional Library is holding its grand re-opening festivities April 7 and 8, celebrating its return after being closed a year for renovations.Read More...
March 30 at 10:07 am

Security measures hitting the mark at St. Charles schools

A safety audit of the St. Charles Parish Schools System revealed a 16 percent reduction in items deemed “unsatisfactory” from 2014 to 2016, according to a presentation made at last week’s meeting of the parish’s School Board.Read More...
March 30 at 10:03 am

Hahnville man is a Jazz Fest Super Fan

When the schedule for this year’s Jazz Fest was released earlier this week, one can be almost certain Ellis Alexander cast a keen eye upon it and began making plans. Read More...
March 30 at 9:56 am

Neighbors rally around Grand Ridge golf course

Today's big story for the Grand Ridge Golf Club is buying back the swimming pool that had been sold in an attempt to save the site, but Robbie Gilbert says that's just the beginning of the club's comeback.Read More...
March 30 at 9:51 am

St. Charles schools rank 4th in nation for tech

For many students of St. Charles Parish Public Schools, learning now includes using a Chromebook in the classroom. But it's also a distinction that puts the system among the highest ranking in the nation for the use of technology in education.Read More...
March 30 at 9:47 am

After 65 years Bosco’s Cleaners says goodbye

When Frank Bosco started a new business in Luling, he had no inkling it would last 65 years. But his grandson, Joey, never thought he would have the sad responsibility of having to close the doors of a beloved landmark in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
March 30 at 9:44 am

Trial set for former HHS teacher

The former Hahnville High School teacher booked on multiple charges in connection with alleged inappropriate behavior with a student will go to trial on Aug. 15.Read More...
March 30 at 9:40 am

Thousands running to ‘beat the bridge’ on Saturday

The “bridge is back” for the 21st Annual United Way of St. Charles Bridge Run/Walk scheduled April 1 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Read More...
March 30 at 9:32 am

Charges dropped against man accused of shooting cat with arrow

Max the black cat’s luck was pretty good last year when he survived being shot with a bow and arrow, but the Luling man accused of doing it won’t be prosecuted for animal cruelty.Read More...
March 30 at 8:00 am

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When Sarah Taylor saw her cousin Irish dancing while visiting family in Belfast, she thought, "This is what I want to do."