|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.
|Proposed Bunge upgrade draws ire of Destrehan residents
August 02 at 10:08 am
Bunge is exploring an upgrade at their Destrehan grain elevator that would result in the construction of a new dock, but the plans received poor reception from local residents who attended a town hall meeting concerning the project.
|No sales tax Friday, Saturday
August 01 at 12:57 pm
Shoppers in St. Charles Parish will get some relief at the cash registers this weekend with the removal of all sales tax on purchases up to $2,500.
|Caught on camera: Burglar smashes through business door, makes off with cell phones
August 01 at 10:39 am
Brandon Guillory sits in his office watching video of a burglar smash through his business’s front door with a baseball bat and then help himself to thousands of dollars worth of merchandise.
|Toothpaste forces evacuation of courthouse
July 29 at 1:15 pm
The suspicious substance that forced the evacuation of the St. Charles Parish Courthouse was determined to be toothpaste.
|Courthouse evacuated after judge receives letter with suspicious powder
July 29 at 11:52 am
The St. Charles Parish Courthouse in Hahnville has been evacuated after an envelope mailed to Judge M. Lauren Lemmon contained a white powdery substance.
|Hahnville courthouse evacuated due to suspicious package
July 29 at 11:16 am
The St. Charles Parish Courthouse in Hahnville was evacuated at around 11 a.m. due to a suspicious package.
|Chicken tests positive for West Nile virus in Des Allemands
July 29 at 10:01 am
Following news that a person in Caldwell Parish was the first in the state to test positive for the West Nile virus, St. Charles Parish has reported the parish’s first positive test of the virus found in a chicken in Des Allemands.
|Board member says $200 million suit caused by ‘money hungry lawyers’
July 28 at 12:00 pm
St. Charles Parish School Board member John Smith is calling the filing of a $200 million class-action lawsuit against the Louisiana Department of Education by the St. John the Baptist Parish School Board and the Louisiana Association of Educators a maneuver by "money hungry lawyers."
|New law could grant parole hearing in parish’s most infamous murder
July 27 at 2:00 pm
Gary Tyler, a St. Rose man who has been imprisoned for 38 years and is serving a life sentence for the parish’s most infamous murder, may be eligible for a parole hearing under a law passed in the state legislature this year.
|Activist questions superintendent selection process
July 26 at 12:00 pm
Felecia Gomez-Walker, the newly selected superintendent for St. Charles Parish Public Schools, officially took over administration of the school system as of 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, July 18.
|More St. Charles students pass ACT due to mandatory testing
July 26 at 9:00 am
St. Charles Parish Public Schools class of 2013 showed an increase over the class of 2012 in meeting the minimum entry level college score on the ACT standardized test.
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• Hahnville head football coach resigns
• Destrehan knocks off Dutchtown, advances to state semifinals
• Hahnville, Destrehan soccer teams will face off in Steve Gleason fundraiser
• Playoffs week two players of the week
• 7 Tiger wrestlers place in top 3 at Rebel Open
Bicyclist from Florida struck by car, killed on Highway 90 in Luling - 2151 views
A bicyclist was killed after getting hit by a car at the intersection of Barton Avenue and Highway 90 in Luling at 8 p.m. Monday night.
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