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Medicaid fraud ring busted Medicaid fraud ring busted
May 08 at 11:51 am
Four St. Charles Parish residents were arrested April 28 in connection with a Medicaid scam ring while the actual recipients were on a Caribbean cruise.

Luling girl fights rare disease with hope, strength Luling girl fights rare disease with hope, strength
May 08 at 11:46 am
Twelve-year-old Carlie Dalgo of Luling likes sports, school and hanging out with her friends.

St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO retiring St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO retiring
May 08 at 11:17 am
As Federico “Fred” Martinez counts down the months to retirement this year, he reflected on the foundation he helped lay for St. Charles Parish Hospital and its future.

50 vehicles up for grabs in St. Charles Parish auction 50 vehicles up for grabs in St. Charles Parish auction
May 08 at 10:56 am
The St. Charles Parish government will auction off a long list of vehicles, heavy equipment, office furniture and other miscellaneous items at 10 a.m. May 16 at the Winnwood Shopping Center in Luling.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office asking for help in identifying suspects at Splash Park St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office asking for help in identifying suspects at Splash Park
May 07 at 9:32 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying three males who apparently damaged and removed a security camera on April 22 at Splash Park in Destrehan.

SCP voters support all four tax proposals
May 02 at 8:23 pm
With 44 precincts reporting, all four tax proposals supporting hurricane levees, sewer system upgrades and expansion, school upgrades including a performing arts center and assistance for ARC of St. Charles have passed in St. Charles Parish.


Longtime St. Charles Hospital CEO is retiring Longtime St. Charles Hospital CEO is retiring
May 01 at 4:30 pm
Federico “Fred” Martinez, chief executive officer of St. Charles Parish Hospital (STCH), has announced today he will retire later this year, capping a 29-year career with the hospital.

Longtime Herald-Guide co-publisher passes away Longtime Herald-Guide co-publisher passes away
May 01 at 2:04 pm
The St. Charles Herald-Guide lost a co-founder, fellow writer and matriarch last Sunday.

Luling man’s ‘plarn’ helps homeless Luling man’s ‘plarn’ helps homeless
May 01 at 9:53 am
It was Wayne Abadie’s opportunity to work in “plarn,” but also to use this plastic yarn to make mats for homeless people.

Billionaire murder suspect transferred to Killona jail Billionaire murder suspect transferred to Killona jail
May 01 at 9:50 am
HBO documentary figure and murder suspect Robert Durst is coming to St. Charles Parish by way of Federal Marshall escort.

Lifting weights won’t hold Luling man down Lifting weights won’t hold Luling man down
May 01 at 9:33 am
At 93 years old, Ellis Verdin is an inspiration – literally.

4 bands rock Little Red Church Fest this weekend in Destrehan 4 bands rock Little Red Church Fest this weekend in Destrehan
May 01 at 9:29 am
Food, bands and carnival games will all be featured at this weekend’s Little Red Church Festival.

St. Charles Parish voters will decide millions in taxes St. Charles Parish voters will decide millions in taxes
May 01 at 9:20 am
It’s a crowded May 2 ballot with four tax propositions going before St. Charles Parish voters calling for sewer system improvements, a hurricane protection levee, school upgrades with a performing arts center and assistance for the financially-strapped ARC of St. Charles.

Bayou Gauche Rd. Storm leaves SCP dealing with outages, wastewater problems
April 27 at 4:30 pm
Today's violent storm hit St. Charles Parish residents with power outages and a parishwide alert to stop wastewater use until further notice.

SCP residents urged to discontinue wastewater use
April 27 at 4:11 pm
St. Charles Parish residents are urged to discontinue wastewater usage if possible due to heavy rain and power outages, especially in the areas of Paradis and Bayou Gauche until further notice.

St. Rose man convicted of teen's murder St. Rose man convicted of teen's murder
April 24 at 1:54 pm
A St. Rose man has been convicted of murder in connection with the May 29, 2012 slaying of 19-year-old Jared Mealey in the Preston Hollow neighborhood.

Roller derby team skates through St. Charles Parish on 2,800-mile trek Roller derby team skates through St. Charles Parish on 2,800-mile trek
April 24 at 1:17 pm
A roller derby team from Colorado skated through Louisiana this month as part of their 2,800 mile coast-to-coast, cross-country cause.

Norco Manufacturing Complex’s Seventh annual Date with Destiny program will be held April 30 at Hilton New Orleans Airport for area women interested in working in the area’s petrochemical industry. The program is free. Women sought for high-paying jobs
April 24 at 11:58 am
Norco Manufacturing Complex’s Date With Destiny program was created to literally build a pipeline for women to enter the petrochemical field – and it’s working.

St. Charles Parish merchants question state’s tax holiday
St. Charles Parish merchants question state’s tax holiday
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When numerous customers came into Stell Furniture Co. in Luling not knowing it was a sales tax holiday Aug. 7 - 8, owner David Stell couldn’t help but ask why.