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Voters will decide on 3 justices of the peace, U.S. senator on Saturday Voters will decide on 3 justices of the peace, U.S. senator on Saturday
December 05, 2014 at 10:17 am
In addition to contentious national and state races, St. Charles Parish voters will decide the next justices of the peace for three districts on Saturday. Though a number of candidates have been eliminated, turnout will likely be much lower than it was during the Nov. 4 primary.

St. Charles Parish Hospital sees spike in flu cases St. Charles Parish Hospital sees spike in flu cases
December 05, 2014 at 10:15 am
St. Charles Parish Hospital officials said that verified cases of the flu are already beginning to spike, and in the public schools, 32 cases have been reported.

Police searching for gunman who tried to kidnap woman from Destrehan home Police searching for gunman who tried to kidnap woman from Destrehan home
December 05, 2014 at 9:41 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a gunman who entered a Destrehan home, robbed a couple and attempted to kidnap a woman.

John Goodman and Mary Elizabeth Winstead 'Explosive' thriller set to rock Hahnville
December 01, 2014 at 2:15 pm
Residents living in Hahnville may hear explosions and see smoke and fire as a thriller starring John Goodman films in the area.

A map showing the well's location. Company plans to drill for gas near Willowdale
November 27, 2014 at 12:28 pm
A company’s plans for an exploratory well have hit a wall after residents of the Willowdale subdivision in Luling expressed concerns over the noise and affect to property values.

Joe Lamb Homeless man caught with meth lab in stolen car sentenced to 10 years
November 27, 2014 at 12:25 pm
A homeless man who was caught driving a stolen vehicle in Norco filled with the chemicals and equipment needed to make methamphetamine will serve 10 years in jail.

Bailey Leon (left) and Meghan Schexnayder Hahnville cancer survivor bonds with young girl fighting for her life
November 27, 2014 at 12:23 pm
After surviving cancer, a Hahnville makeup artist has forged a special relationship with an 11-year-old now fighting her own long-standing battle against the disease.

St. Rose woman killed in Thanksgiving hit-and-run
November 27, 2014 at 9:30 am
A 25-year-old St. Rose woman was killed early Thanksgiving morning when she was hit by a vehicle on St. Rose Avenue. The driver who hit the woman fled and is being sought by state police.

Known for producing NFL talent, Hahnville, Destrehan meet in epic quarterfinal Known for producing NFL talent, Hahnville, Destrehan meet in epic quarterfinal
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
There are only eight football teams left in the Class 5A playoffs and two of those teams hail from St. Charles Parish, which is a remarkable feat considering the fact that 32 teams began their playoff journey three weeks ago.

ADM files lawsuit over genetically modified corn
November 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm

Archer Daniels Midland Co. has sued a Swiss agribusiness because they say that company’s genetically engineered corn has tainted much of the regular corn crop in the United States. That has caused China has rejected shipments of corn from ADM, resulting in “tens of millions of dollars” in losses, ADM said.

Teens charged with vandalizing Ormond Park
November 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm
Two juveniles are accused of causing $3,500 in damage at Ormond Park.

The Destrehan High School band performs at UL-Lafayette. DHS band will perform in oldest Thanksgiving parade
November 26, 2014 at 12:32 pm
The Destrehan High School band will perform a New Orleans medley as part of the nation’s oldest Thanksgiving parade in Philadelphia this Thursday.

Van T. Bell Early life of Des Allemands Navy aquanaut shrouded in secrecy
November 26, 2014 at 12:27 pm
Though much of his work for the Navy remains classified, a former Des Allemands resident finally received some long-overdue recognition for his contributions in the private sector as a deep sea diver.

Shelley Dufresne Destrehan teacher pleads not guilty to sex with student
November 25, 2014 at 1:20 pm
Destrehan High School English teacher Shelley Dufresne, who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student, pled not guilty to carnal knowledge of a juvenile on Tuesday in St. Charles Parish.

Early voting begins Saturday
November 21, 2014 at 10:32 am
Starting Saturday, St. Charles residents can vote early to decide three local justices of the peace and a U.S. senator.

St. Charles Parish detective catches 4 men trying to steal street sign
November 21, 2014 at 10:31 am
Four out-of-towners were arrested Thursday night after they were caught removing a street sign by a detective who happened to be driving in the area.

Candidate thinks opponent should  be disqualified Candidate thinks opponent should be disqualified
November 21, 2014 at 10:30 am
A justice of the peace candidate might face censure, or worse, pending a ruling from the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Judiciary Commission.

Volunteers who were a part of a Praxair leadership program planted 15 trees in Rathborne Park last week. Volunteers breathe new life into park by helping replace cut-down trees
November 21, 2014 at 10:28 am
Nearly 30 hazardous trees were removed from Luling’s Rathborne Park in September, but an industrial gasses company stepped in to make sure that residents will enjoy plenty of shade in the future.

Beat the Bridge - Elderly couple in great shape for 19th Bridge Run
Beat the Bridge - Elderly couple in great shape for 19th Bridge Run
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The United Way of St. Charles’ Bridge Run can expect some new faces this year, but two seasoned pros who have taken part in the race since its founding are eager to get started.