|Mother of disabled boy on mission to build all-inclusive playground
October 25, 2013 at 9:01 am
When Benjamin Sirmon was born twenty months ago, it was obvious early on that something was wrong.
|Woman charged with negligent homicide after Luling wreck
October 24, 2013 at 10:02 am
A 35-year-old Thibodaux woman was arrested and charged with negligent homicide after State Police say she caused a crash that led to the death of a Paradis man last night on Paul Maillard Road in Luling.
|$3 million, Kelly Clarkson concert up for grabs in school competition
October 18, 2013 at 9:36 am
St. Charles Parish high schools and State Farm are joining forces to help promote teenage driver safety through the nationwide competition “Celebrate My Drive.”
|Parish already using plenty of chlorine in water supply
October 18, 2013 at 9:35 am
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is requiring public water systems across the state that use chloramines to disinfect their water to increase chlorine levels throughout their distribution lines.
|St. Rose teen threatened to shoot students, police say
October 18, 2013 at 9:34 am
A 14-year-old St. Rose boy was arrested after police say he made threats in a chat room to shoot up a North Carolina school.
|Man who tried to teach officer how to snort cocaine gets 15 years
October 18, 2013 at 9:33 am
A Luling man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after police say he sold crack cocaine to an undercover officer and asked her several times to snort the drug in front of him.
|HHS grad killed on I-310 was not intoxicated at time of accident
October 18, 2013 at 9:30 am
The mother of a Hahnville High School graduate who was killed on I-310 last November wants to set the record straight about her daughter’s death, pointing to the fact that State Police incorrectly believed her daughter was intoxicated when she was struck by a car.
|Investigation into police credit card abuse ongoing
October 18, 2013 at 9:29 am
After the termination and arrest of two St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies last week over the alleged misuse of a credit card, officials said they are investigating whether other employees have also used the cards to buy gas for their personal vehicles.
|Future reality TV star takes wounded warriors on gator hunt
October 18, 2013 at 9:28 am
Future reality TV star Kip Benoit recently invited a few veterans for a weekend of alligator hunting as part of the Wounded Warriors program.
|Destrehan homeowners offended by Bunge offer of $500 gift cards
October 18, 2013 at 9:26 am
In their efforts to start a $50 million upgrade at their Destrehan grain facility, Bunge has offered $500 gift cards to the owners of each structure in the area near where construction is set to take place, but residents largely panned the offering.
|Des Allemands residents want ‘eyesore’ removed from bayou
October 18, 2013 at 9:23 am
Despite popular support from those in the immediate area, the attempt to get the parish government involved in the raising of a sunken shrimp boat near the Des Allemands Bridge in Lac Des Allemands has come to a standstill.
|Tax rebates offered for businesses that hire low income, uneducated workers
October 11, 2013 at 9:35 am
Local businesses will have a chance to receive tax incentives related to newly proposed enterprise zones throughout the parish that can be attained by building new infrastructure and adding jobs.
|Hospital cafe not trying to take business away from other restaurants, spokesman says
October 11, 2013 at 9:33 am
The St. Charles Hospital Parish cafeteria has become one of the more popular local lunch destinations due to their abundance of buffet options and low prices, but some have questioned whether the publicly-funded café is taking business from restaurants in the area.
|3 teens arrested after sheriff warns of crack down during rivalry week
October 11, 2013 at 9:31 am
The week leading up to the Destrehan and Hahnville football game is usually filled with shenanigans, but authorities say that three West Bank teens took it too far.
|St. Charles superintendent supports new Common Core standards
October 11, 2013 at 9:28 am
A transformation in performance expectations for public school children is underway as local school districts, such as St. Charles Parish Public Schools, begin their efforts to enact new academic standards.
|Probable cause found to charge man with 10 parish burglaries
October 11, 2013 at 9:26 am
A district court judge has found probable cause to charge a Marrero man with 10 home burglaries and several counts of theft that occurred during a crime spree on the West Bank.
|Widow of slain deputy turns emotional pain into motivation to lose nearly 100 pounds
October 11, 2013 at 9:24 am
Daniell Nielsen’s life changed forever the day her husband, Brandon, was gunned down in the line of duty last August, but she took that emotional pain and turned it into motivation to lose more than 80 pounds.
|Schwarzenegger zombie movie films in Hahnville
October 11, 2013 at 9:17 am
A zombie movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger filmed in Hahnville last week.
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• Lady Wildcats roar into quarterfinals against Walker
• HHS trio qualifies for indoor track championships
• Destrehan falls in second round after Acadiana comeback
• Destrehan, Hahnville wrestlers win district championships
• Destrehan marches into playoffs
Unique flair, fun big draw to Des Allemands parade - 867 views
With more than 50 years of history, the Krewe of Des Allemands parade will roll down its familiar route with 14 floats and more than 250 riders.