|Suspect in deadly crash has lengthy criminal record
April 02 at 12:57 pm
When 39-year-old Darlene Cortez of Des Allemands recently lost her life on Old Spanish Trail, she became the latest fatality on a road known for being hazardous and was killed by a man suspected of driving while intoxicated.
|Valero named among Forbes’ International Best Employers
April 02 at 12:48 pm
A month after making Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list, Valero Energy Corp. has been named on Forbes’ inaugural list of Best Employers.
|Motiva refining its system - Would rank in top 5 in N. America
April 02 at 12:19 pm
Motiva’s plan to integrate its two Louisiana refineries in Norco and Convent would create the Louisiana Refining System, a move that would rank it among the top five North American refineries in capacity.
|Man Sought in Destrehan Credit Card Theft
March 30 at 1:37 pm
Can you I.D. this person?
|School system seeks drivers to fill shortage
March 26 at 4:36 pm
To deal with a shortage of substitute bus drivers, St. Charles Parish Public Schools will hold an information session on March 31.
|No plans to open Bonnet Carre Spillway despite rising Mississippi
March 26 at 4:17 pm
The river is rising in the Crescent City, at least until the end of the month.
|Destrehan couple face felony charges for fraud, $151,000 in tax evasion
March 26 at 4:13 pm
A Destrehan tax preparer and her husband face multiple felony counts of fraud and tax evasion.
|Destrehan man pleads guilty in $50 million Medicare bust
March 26 at 4:08 pm
A Destrehan man has pleaded guilty in a $50 million medical clinic-accountant Medicare fraud scheme exposed by a federal Medicare Fraud Strike Force.
|Historian seeks to save 92-year-old schoolhouse
March 26 at 4:05 pm
With a tan Stetson hat shading Roy Lunk’s eyes from the soft sunlight shining on Des Allemands Friday afternoon, he stepped onto the threshold of a dream.
|Arc director says closure possible without tax help
March 26 at 3:39 pm
Hit by what Victoria Bryant called “the double whammy” – declining revenue and rising expenses, the Arc of St. Charles would have to start shutting down programs within three years without help.
|DHS beats 60 teams from 6 states, secures bid in robotics national championship
March 26 at 3:34 pm
Destrehan High School’s robotics team won the Bayou Regional for the first time in school history and will now head to the national championship.
|Paradis man caught after attempted armed robbery
March 26 at 3:31 pm
Just minutes after receiving an alert about an attempted armed robbery of a gas station in Edgard, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies pulled over a blue Ford Explorer fitting the description of the getaway vehicle on Highway 3127 and had three suspects in custody.
|Alligator Fest could be featured on CBS TV show
March 26 at 3:27 pm
It seems a little bit of St. Charles Parish culture could end up on TV this year. That is if Agent Dwayne Pride of the “NCIS: New Orleans” team has anything to say about it.
|Beat the Bridge - Elderly couple in great shape for 19th Bridge Run
March 26 at 3:23 pm
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.
|Monsanto outraged by Roundup cancer claim
March 25 at 11:31 am
Monsanto’s response to the World Health Organization (WHO) labeling its widely used weed killer, Roundup, as “probably” causing cancer in humans was swift – it’s junk science.
|Parish closes Spillway Road due to high water
March 25 at 11:11 am
St. Charles Parish officials closed Spillway Road (St. Charles Parish Hwy. 12) Tuesday due to water over the road.
|Cyclist passes through parish on nationwide journey to raise funds to fight cancer
March 20 at 11:26 am
Everyday is a winding road for Flynn Donoho and his dog, Diva, yet it has been in these wide, open spaces where he has found his purpose.
|Destrehan library uses Skype to connect readers with authors
March 20 at 10:51 am
Today’s lingering worry about technology is how it’s distancing people, but the East Regional Library Book Discussion Group is using Skype to bring people together in a more personal exchange between reader and author.
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By Kristen Higdon
In early May, Emile and Erica Broussard of Destrehan started what would turn out to be a long and trying road of uncertainty and shock.
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