Lora Luquet and her family are hosting a blood drive at Harry Hurst Middle School on Friday from noon until 3:30 p.m. Luquet had major surgery to reverse scoliosis. Norco family gives back after daughter’s 7-hour scoliosis surgery
October 23, 2014 at 10:22 am
After undergoing a seven-hour surgery to correct a severe case of scoliosis, 13-year-old Lora Leigh Luquet and her family are giving back to the community by sponsoring a blood drive on Friday at Harry Hurst Middle School.

Ormond Boulevard railroad crossing closes for 3 days Ormond Boulevard railroad crossing closes for 3 days
October 23, 2014 at 8:43 am
The railroad crossing on Ormond Boulevard closest to River Road will be closed for three days for track replacement work.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office recovers body of man who jumped into Lake Pontchartrain
October 20, 2014 at 4:53 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has recovered the body of a 21-year-old man who jumped into Lake Pontchartrain this morning.

Judge Michele Morel and attorney Tim Marcel Loads of cash raised in race for judge
October 17, 2014 at 10:13 am
Judge Michele Morel and attorney Tim Marcel have combined to raise more than $200,000 in their race for the Division E judgeship of the 29th Judicial District Court.

Byron Joseph Sr. sits in his scooter outside of an apartment complex on Byrd Lane in Hahnville. The owner of the apartments, Lisa Carey, wants to house homeless veterans there. Disabled war veteran one of 25 waiting for a home at Hahnville homeless complex
October 17, 2014 at 10:03 am
Byron Joseph Sr., 56, is not a homeless stereotype.

Jacob Bielanski Herald-Guide hires new reporter, editor
October 17, 2014 at 9:57 am
The St. Charles Herald-Guide has hired a new reporter/lifestyles’ editor.

Aisha Howard Police: Woman arrested for stealing credit cards in Destrehan
October 17, 2014 at 9:56 am
A 37-year-old New Orleans woman has been arrested after authorities say she used a ruse in order to gain entry into a Destrehan home and steal credit cards.

Vandals apparently used a pellet gun to shoot out these lights at a Norco park. Vandals destroy Norco park lights
October 17, 2014 at 9:54 am
Vandals apparently shot out several lights at the Norco ball field on Fifth Street, leading St. Charles Parish officials to ask anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

School would end earlier next year with 1-day fall break under proposed calendar School would end earlier next year with 1-day fall break under proposed calendar
October 17, 2014 at 9:51 am
School will begin earlier next year and end earlier as well if a newly proposed calendar is approved by the St. Charles Parish School Board.

Cell phone tech accused of stealing woman’s private pics will avoid jail
October 17, 2014 at 9:50 am
A former cell phone technician accused of stealing a woman’s private pictures from her cell phone will avoid jail after all charges against him were dismissed.

Bruce Bourgeois Destrehan murder suspect found competent despite insanity plea
October 17, 2014 at 9:49 am
A Destrehan man claiming insanity in connection with the stabbing death of his live-in girlfriend has been found competent to assist his counsel by St. Charles Parish Judge Emile St. Pierre.

Pedro Raygoza shows off a closet housing the clothes of his girlfriend's two daughters. He believes he and Natividad Alvarez were arrested because school officials did not think the two girls lived in St. Rose. Mom arrested for using fake ID to register school children
October 17, 2014 at 9:42 am
By Jacob Bielanski

A St. Rose mother and her boyfriend were arrested after authorities say they used a fake ID when registering two girls for St. Rose Elementary School.

The Wetland Watcher Park nature trail will transform into a haunted walk through history on Saturday. Ghosts invade nature trail on haunted hike
October 17, 2014 at 9:41 am
The ghosts of Native Americans, French explorers and pirates will inhabit Norco’s Wetland Watcher Park on Saturday, transforming the serene nature trail into an eerie walk through history.

Homeless veterans and others slept outside of a proposed homeless veterans apartment building in Hahnville to raise awareness about the struggles the owner of the facility says has faced with St. Charles Parish. Owner of proposed Hahnville homeless housing says parish unfairly targeting complex
October 17, 2014 at 9:18 am
After nearly five years of planning, a homeless veterans apartment building in Hahnville has been stalled due to planning and zoning restrictions, prompting volunteers to spend the night out in the elements in solidarity with those left out.

Jerri Cooper Bayou Gauche woman helps change lives of New Orleans’ homeless
October 10, 2014 at 9:04 am
Three years ago, Bayou Gauche resident Jerri Cooper came across a homeless man begging for change on the side of a New Orleans street.

Pilot program gives college students teaching experience in St. Charles
October 10, 2014 at 9:03 am
A pilot program to ensure student teachers are spending more hours in the classroom prior to graduation and are capable of handling the pressures of the job is in full swing in St. Charles Parish.

Stanley Robinson Luling man can now face charge of killing father
October 10, 2014 at 9:02 am
A Luling man who doctors say suffers from psychosis has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of his father.

Ann Schexnaydre crashed her bike after an unleashed dog ran in front of her. She suffered a broken hand, dislocated knee and a concussion. Norco mom crippled after bike crash finishes second triathlon
October 10, 2014 at 9:00 am
After recovering from a disastrous bike ride two and half years ago that left her mangled with broken and dislocated bones, a Norco mom has gotten back on her bike and finished a triathlon after an arduous recovery.


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