|Dow leak was reported within mandated hour time frame
August 15 at 11:33 am
Last Wednesday morning a hazardous chemical leak was reported at the Dow plant in Taft and workers were advised to shelter in place while the issue was handled by plant personnel.
|Hazing, shunning added to schools code of conduct
August 15 at 11:32 am
As the new school year kicks off, so do new policies regarding bullying and hazing.
|Spin-off of popular TV show is filming in St. Rose
August 15 at 11:30 am
Quixote Studios has captured their first large scale, long-term contract for a TV series to be produced at their newly constructed production facility in St. Rose.
|Parish worker fired after $34,000 theft
August 15 at 9:07 am
A St. Charles Parish wastewater employee, who had previously been arrested in connection with the theft of aluminum, was fired after parish officials say he stole $34,500 in electrical components and copper wiring.
|Council members question private flood meeting
August 15 at 8:55 am
Several St. Charles Parish Council members expressed concern over the fact that they were not invited to attend a meeting between the parish administration and National Flood Insurance Program chief David Miller last Friday.
|Hide your pets, coyotes on the prowl
August 15 at 8:52 am
Coyotes have been spotted across St. Charles Parish, which means residents should keep small pets indoors and secure their trash.
|Officers mourn fallen colleague known for building community relationships
August 15 at 8:48 am
Around 300 people gathered together last Thursday in the parking lot of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office headquarters to remember deputy Jeff Watson.
|How safe are our railways?
August 15 at 8:44 am
After a recent train derailment in St. Landry Parish resulted in the release of an estimated 43,000 gallons of chemicals and forced the evacuation of 250 area residents, railways in other areas of the state are receiving more scrutiny.
|Driver involved in crash that killed deputy suffered several broken bones
August 09 at 1:21 pm
A former Hahnville fire chief, who was involved in the four-vehicle collision that killed a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy last Sunday, broke several bones in the accident but is recovering.
|Teachers welcome final A.A. Songy class
August 09 at 10:53 am
When A.A. Songy Kindergarten Center opens its doors for the first day of school on Aug. 12, teachers will be welcoming the school’s last class.
|Council officially takes over Sunset Drainage District
August 09 at 10:51 am
The St. Charles Parish Council passed an ordinance at Monday’s meeting officially absorbing the Sunset Drainage District into the parish government.
|Chickens in Paradis, Norco and St. Rose test positive for West Nile
August 09 at 10:49 am
Chickens in Des Allemands, Paradis, St. Rose and Norco have tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.
|Great-grandfather undeterred by recent skydiving accident
August 09 at 10:47 am
After the recent news that a skydiving instructor was killed and the person he was jumping tandem with was injured over the weekend in Lumberton, Miss., a Norco great-grandfather is still determined to make his way to the town famous for regional skydiving to make a jump with his granddaughter.
|Sustainable garden, astronomy highlight new Community Ed offerings
August 09 at 10:15 am
The St. Charles Parish Public Schools Community Education Center is offering plenty of new courses this year for those seeking to further their educational opportunities, explore hobbies and develop new skills.
|Luling toddler battling ‘one in a million’ heart condition
August 08 at 11:53 am
It was not obvious at first that there was something wrong with 2-year-old Luling toddler Noah Townsend, the only child of Casey and Brad Townsend.
|Dow leaked forced evacuation of buildings on site
August 07 at 11:57 am
A leak of a highly flammable and poisonous gas was reported at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Dow Chemical facility in Taft and caused the evacuation of buildings downwind from the site, according to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.
|Police respond to possible kidnapping, witness suicide
August 06 at 2:46 pm
A Texas man killed himself in a field next to the Nicholas RV Park in Hahnville on Monday after St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene in response to a possible kidnapping.
|Council asks for permission to go out for bids for Willowridge levee
August 06 at 8:32 am
A decades-long wait is over after the St. Charles Parish Council officially asked the state for permission to go out for bids on the first phase of the Willowridge levee.
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Hahnville head football coach resigns - 2486 views
Hahnville head football coach Lou Valdin has resigned after 15 years with the program.
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