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Man accused of failing to tell partner he has AIDS Man accused of failing to tell partner he has AIDS
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A 34-year-old man accused of failing to tell his partner that he has AIDS had his bond lowered so that he could attend a program that helps heal and empower people living with the disease.

New statewide smoking ban goes into effect, but parish has more stringent law New statewide smoking ban goes into effect, but parish has more stringent law
3 hours ago
A new state law took effect on Jan. 1 that bans smoking within 25 feet of a public entrance at all state office buildings, but St. Charles Parish has had a more stringent smoking law on the books since 1988.

New Sarpy heroin dealer sentenced to 2 years in jail New Sarpy heroin dealer sentenced to 2 years in jail
3 hours ago
A New Sarpy man was sentenced in federal court to two years in prison and three years of supervised released after being convicted of heroin distribution.

Thibodaux Regional Medical Center will build a new, $73 million Wellness Center that will include swimming pools, running tracks, a fitness center, gymnasium and medical facilities. $73 million health center features solar-heated pools, self-powering elevators
3 hours ago
Self-powering elevators, solar-powered water heaters and regenerative pool filters are just some of the “green” innovations coming to a new Wellness Center on the Thibodaux Regional Medical Center campus.

Two teens were arrested after a Willowdale resident saw someone run up to a home and steal a package left on the doorstep. Police: Teens follow delivery truck to steal packages
3 hours ago
Two teens are accused of following a delivery truck through Luling in order to steal packages from doorsteps.

Devin Donald Kidnapping case moves forward after court’s ruling
3 hours ago
The case against a 21-year-old Reserve man accused of trying to kidnap a Hahnville student at gunpoint will move forward after a ruling by the state’s 5th Circuit Court of Appeal.

The Satellite Center will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Jan. 30. Satellite Center students have gone on to become competitive chefs, theme park designers and television producers
3 hours ago
As it prepares to celebrate 10 years, it’s easy to forget that the Satellite Center did not get off to a smooth start.

Employees at First National Bank USA in Boutte hold up prom dresses that were donated by members of the community. On Feb. 28, students from Hahnville, Destrehan and Central LaFourche will be able to come to the Lord’s House Community Church in Luling to either swap an old dress or donate a non-perishable food item in exchange for a dress.
Pay it forward group trades prom dresses for food
3 hours ago
Two months ago, Luling resident Lisa Bilich stumbled upon several buy/sell/trade Facebook sites while trying to get rid of an old dryer. Though she soon found a prospective buyer, Bilich said God put it in her heart to give the dryer away for free.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said that synthetic marijuana is not a single chemical, but a regularly changing formula of chemicals sprayed onto a smokeable substance. Dangerous synthetic marijuana on the rise
3 hours ago
A new variant of synthetic marijuana may be coming to St. Charles Parish that could put emergency responders, and the public, in danger.

4 teens arrested in connection with 15 auto burglaries 4 teens arrested in connection with 15 auto burglaries
January 23 at 10:30 am
Four teens were arrested in connection with 15 auto burglaries that occurred last weekend in Destrehan, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.

Low gas prices offer little relief, residents say Low gas prices offer little relief, residents say
January 23 at 10:28 am
The falling price of oil has resulted in low prices at the pump—in some cases, less than half what they were only six months ago. For the average consumer, low prices mean a savings of $750 this year, according to the latest report from the federal Energy Information Association. But for many, the savings are a mixed blessing.

Joseph Riebow and his wife, Jennifer. Luling firefighter dies 2 months after being diagnosed with leukemia
January 23 at 10:27 am
Luling shift firefighter Joseph Riebow, 39, who’s fight against leukemia was documented in the Jan. 1 edition of the St. Charles Herald-Guide, died on Jan. 8.

Satellite Center Administrator Lasca Anderson shows off the upgraded high-definition television studio used by team members. Hahnville and Destrehan students use the studio to produce TV shows, and several of those students have gone on to work in the field. Satellite Center celebrates 10 years of preparing students for real world jobs
January 23 at 10:25 am
Originally opened in 2005, the Satellite Center will celebrate 10 years at a special ceremony on Jan. 30. But many residents don’t fully grasp how important the center is when it comes to preparing St. Charles students for today’s work force.

Schools seek OK to borrow $42 million Schools seek OK to borrow $42 million
January 23 at 10:24 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board will ask residents to approve up to $42 million in bonds at a special election this spring.

Two teens arrested in Baton Rouge may be responsible for the theft of 23 cell phones from the Boutte Walmart. Cell phone theft ring targets Walmart, 3 arrested
January 23 at 10:22 am
Three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars worth of cell phones from a Baton Rouge Walmart. St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are now looking into whether the same people could be involved in a similar theft that took place at the Walmart in Boutte.

Man indicted on 2 counts of aggravated rape Man indicted on 2 counts of aggravated rape
January 23 at 10:21 am
A 54-year-old Destrehan man was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of aggravated rape. The alleged victims are both under the age of 10–one is related to the man and the other was a family friend.

A Destrehan family was displaced from their home after a Christmas tree caught on fire in their River Oaks Drive residence. Destrehan mother, 2 kids lose everything when fire guts home
January 23 at 10:20 am
A blaze last Thursday on River Oaks Drive in Destrehan has displaced a mother and her elementary-aged daughter and son. No one was injured, as the family was out at the time.

Chad Robin sings Billy Joel’s “New York State of Mind” during his “American Idol” audition. The audition can currently be seen by visiting Robin’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/chadrobin1. Luling singer eagerly awaits national debut on ‘American Idol’
January 22 at 2:48 pm
St. Charles Parish residents might see a familiar face while tuning in to Thursday’s New Orleans round of popular singing competition “American Idol.”

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30,000 in state could lose jobs due to low oil prices
30,000 in state could lose jobs due to low oil prices
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Low oil prices could lead to the loss of 30,000 jobs throughout Louisiana, according to estimates from researchers at the Dallas Federal Reserve and the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. The impact, however, likely won’t be felt as hard in St. Charles Parish as in other parts of the state.