|Hahnville grad led monks to victory in coffin lawsuit
April 18 at 1:33 pm
When the monks at St. Joseph Abbey began crafting cypress coffins in 2007, they did not know that the practice would cause a state association to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against their ability to engage in the craft.
|Schools named top 10 in country for digital learning
April 18 at 1:30 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools has been named one of the top school districts in the nation for digital education for the second year in a row.
|Bill would allow teachers to carry guns at school, events
April 18 at 1:18 pm
A bill that would allow teachers and school administrators with concealed carry permits to carry firearms in schools and at school events has been filed in this year’s legislative session.
|Shelter director saves horse
April 18 at 1:13 pm
A malnourished horse found wrapped up in rope in a desolate field has gotten a new lease on life thanks to St. Charles Parish Animal Control Director Angie Robert.
|Luling man faces 140 years in jail for sex crime
April 18 at 1:09 pm
A Luling man was convicted of sexual battery on a juvenile and attempted aggravated incest against his daughter, who was 8 years old at the time the crimes occurred.
|Who killed Hilda Mae?
April 18 at 1:04 pm
Nearly seven years after the 2007 murder of Hilda Mae Warren, family members are still awaiting justice because no one has been convicted in connection with her death.
|Suspect captured in attempted kidnapping in Boutte
April 17 at 12:37 pm
A man who is believed to have attempted to kidnap a 17-year-old girl from a Boutte parking lot at gunpoint has been captured.
|Man sought for attempted kidnapping in Boutte
April 16 at 6:11 pm
A Reserve man is being sought in the attempted kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint in Boutte on Saturday.
|Suspect arrested 16 months after Norco murder
April 16 at 5:46 pm
A suspect in the December 2012 murder of Norco resident Jay Bertucci was apprehended by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office today.
|Free program teaches kids how to escape from attackers
April 11 at 11:36 am
Around 50 children and their parents shuffled in through the doorway at the Hahnville High School gym to participate in a recent children’s self-defense class.
|29 vehicles up for grabs at sheriff’s auction
April 11 at 11:35 am
A 2002 BMW, 1999 Mercedes ML3 and a 2007 Ford F150 are among the 29 vehicles that will be auctioned off by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office on Saturday.
|Stroke victim who had to relearn to walk completes Bridge Run
April 11 at 11:32 am
Steve Todd may have been the last participant in Saturday’s Bridge Run to cross the finish line, but his accomplishment, doing so after recovering from a stroke, makes him stand out.
|Runoff will decide next at-large rep
April 11 at 11:30 am
Council Chairwoman Julia Fisher-Perrier and political newcomer Jarvis Lewis are headed into a May 3 runoff for the Division B at-large seat, which represents the entire West Bank of St. Charles Parish, after neither candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote.
|Suspects eyed in murder of Destrehan church volunteer
April 11 at 11:23 am
Nearly five months after 23-year-old Ramal Ellis was found shot to death behind the church where he volunteered his time, officials with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office say suspects have been identified in connection with the murder, though any arrests will have to wait until the evidence is fully processed.
|Gas poisoning victim was New Orleans scientist
April 04 at 11:21 am
A woman who died in an meticulously planned gas poisoning suicide in Paradis has been identified as a New Orleans scientist.
|Police seek suspicious man who approached young Luling girl
April 04 at 9:12 am
A Luling mother told police that a suspicious man approached her daughter on Post Drive in Luling before speeding off when the mother appeared.
|Undercover operation nets 41 suspected drug dealers
April 04 at 9:09 am
A year-long undercover operation by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has led to 34 arrests and warrants for seven more suspected drug dealers who are still at large.
|Voters will decide next West Bank at-large council member on Saturday
April 04 at 9:08 am
On Saturday, voters will decide between three residents who are vying to fill the St. Charles Parish Council seat that represents the entire West Bank. Each of the candidates for the Division B at-large seat say that hurricane protection is the most pressing issue facing the area, but have differing views on the best way to achieve that goal.
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