|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.
|Deputy killed in car crash while responding to call for back up
August 05 at 10:21 am
A St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy was killed in a four-car accident Sunday night on Paul Maillard Road in Luling while responding to a call for backup.
|Anatomy of a drug deal gone wrong
August 02 at 10:43 am
The discovery of a dead body in Destrehan in February set off a chain reaction that - with the help of a police informant - led to second-degree murder charges against one man and drug-related convictions against three other people.
|Assessor will open property tax rolls in light of Biggert-Waters Act
August 02 at 10:31 am
In the months following the bombshell announcement by FEMA that the Biggert-Waters Act may raise flood insurance rates thousands of dollars on some local property owners, St. Charles Parish Assessor Tab Troxler said his office was looking at new assessments for homes that would be negatively affected.
|106 families ordered to court to answer for school absences
August 02 at 10:28 am
In an effort to stem school absences, judges with the St. Charles Parish 29th Judicial Court have ordered 106 families to court and will make them sign an agreement that the students will attend school.
|Destrehan man survives cancer twice
August 02 at 10:17 am
Destrehan native Gabriel “Gabe” Smira was 16 when he first found out he had cancer.
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• Wildcats fall short in bid for state title
• Destrehan falls short of state championship appearance in semi-final loss to Acadiana
• Tigers try to make history
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• Trip to Dome at stake Wildcats battle No.1 Acadiana
$500 Bunge gift cards on hold until construction date set - 575 views
In order to ease the concerns of residents who live near Bunge North America in Destrehan, the grain elevator promised $500 gift cards to 100 residents if the St. Charles Parish Council approved a zoning change that would pave the way for a $50 million construction project. The council gave Bunge the OK in October, but the gift cards have yet to materialize.
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