|Destrehan girl battles rare brain cancer
January 11 at 9:41 am
A little more than a year ago, 11-year-old Caryn Tucker, of Destrehan, was a successful gymnast who competed on the balance beam and uneven bars and had just won a first-place ribbon for her efforts. But last November, Caryn was diagnosed with a deadly brain cancer that has an average survival time of a year.
|Council will once again tackle fireworks legalization
January 11 at 9:36 am
After St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies issued 113 citations for discharging fireworks during the New Year’s holiday, Councilman Paul Hogan will reintroduce legislation to legalize the pyrotechnics.
|Veterans memorial that honors parish’s soldiers in danger of being forgotten
January 07 at 9:50 am
At the south end of St. Charles Parish, just before Highway 90 crosses over into Lafourche Parish, a little known Veterans Memorial stands in front of St. Gertrude Catholic Church.
|Police say man armed himself, threatened to kill responding deputies
January 06 at 9:54 am
A Des Allemands man was arrested after police say he threatened to kill himself and any deputy who arrived at his home to stop him.
|Air monitor did not register excessive pollution during recent Norco flaring
January 06 at 9:47 am
St. Charles Parish’s lone air monitor did not register high levels of emissions during the most recent prolonged flaring incident at the Shell/Motiva campus in early December, according to Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality officials.
|Brain-injured man still in jail after making threat to blow up Waterford 3
January 05 at 9:51 am
A man who is being held at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center for threatening to blow up the Waterford 3 nuclear plant is awaiting a sanity evaluation.
|Police: Man threatened to shoot St. Rose co-workers
January 05 at 9:46 am
An employee of International-Matex Tank Terminals in St. Rose was arrested after co-workers said that he threatened to shoot people at work with an AK-47.
|113 citations given out for shooting fireworks
January 04 at 9:35 am
Despite repeated warnings that included phone calls, emails and Facebook messages reminding residents that fireworks were illegal, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies still found plenty of violators.
|Heroin use on rise in St. Charles
January 03 at 9:50 am
Kim McElwee has been an assistant district attorney since 1985 when she began her career with the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office.
|Shelley Tastet resigns from council
December 28, 2012 at 1:40 pm
Shelley Tastet, who has served as councilman for District 2 in St. Charles Parish since 2007, has resigned due to medical reasons.
|Task force will enforce fireworks ban
December 28, 2012 at 9:52 am
A special task force will patrol St. Charles Parish this weekend in order to enforce the parish’s fireworks ban, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.
|Watchdog group says flare caused health issues
December 24, 2012 at 10:16 am
The Louisiana Bucket Brigade (LABB) says that a majority of the residents they surveyed who live near the Shell/Motiva complex complained of health issues due to flaring at the plant.
|Schools say safety priority following mass shooting
December 23, 2012 at 10:15 am
Parents of children who attend St. Charles Parish Public Schools received a voice message from Superintendent Dr. Rodney Lafon on Monday concerning the mass school shooting that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. last week.
|Parish names new director of Emergency Preparedness
December 23, 2012 at 10:14 am
The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously confirmed Ron Perry as the parish’s new director of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
|Destrehan man reportedly had sex with 3-year-old, 16-year-old
December 22, 2012 at 10:17 am
A 30-year-old Destrehan man was arrested after police say he had inappropriate sexual contact with a 3-year-old and a 16-year-old.
|Fisher-Perrier will replace Nuss as District 7 council member
December 22, 2012 at 10:12 am
Julia Fisher-Perrier has been chosen by the St. Charles Parish Council to replace Dennis Nuss as the District 7 representative.
|Killona Family mourns grandma, granddaughter killed in fire
December 21, 2012 at 10:10 am
A 55-year-old woman and a 3-year-old girl died in a house fire in Killona last Friday.
|Port of South Louisiana signs Sister Port agreement with Haiti
December 20, 2012 at 10:22 am
Officials with the Port of South Louisiana and National Port Authority (APN) of Haiti signed a Sister Port agreement, marking local port’s first agreement with a Caribbean port.
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Trio charged with arson in 3 Montz fires - 833 views
Two juveniles and a 25-year-old man have been arrested in connection with two separate Friday fires in Montz – one of which destroyed a home.
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