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Administration needs more time to finalize $670,000 purchase of Madere’s Garage Administration needs more time to finalize $670,000 purchase of Madere’s Garage
22 hours ago
The St. Charles Parish administration asked the council to table a proposal to formally buy the Madere’s Garage property across the street from the Hahnville courthouse.

Flu vaccine not as effective against season’s dominant strain Flu vaccine not as effective against season’s dominant strain
22 hours ago
The flu vaccine may not be as effective against this season’s most dominant strain of the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Exercise equipment similar to the press shown above will be built at both bridge parks. New exercise equipment coming to bridge parks
22 hours ago
New fitness stations that will include bench presses, leg presses, elliptical trainers and rowing machines will be built at both of St. Charles Parish’s bridge parks.

Recent pit bull controversy highlights breed-specific laws Recent pit bull controversy highlights breed-specific laws
22 hours ago
Officials in St. Charles Parish defend their own restrictions on pit bulls after national pressure forced the town of Moreauville to repeal its own ordinance banning anyone from owning the breed.

Hahnville student Hollie Comardelle organized the run for her senior project. Tacky Christmas sweater run held in Luling Saturday
22 hours ago
Residents looking to spend some time in the crisp winter air should don their tackiest Christmas sweater and head to Monsanto Park in Luling on Saturday for a 2-mile run that will raise funds to fight human trafficking.

Earl Collins shows off his Darth Vader toy. Christmas comes early as 1,000 kids receive donated toys
22 hours ago
The St. Charles Parish Toy Drive delivered a day of games, food, toys and plenty of smiles to roughly 1,000 parish children on Saturday.

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office released a photo of a man who attempted to break into a St. Rose home last Thursday. They are asking for help identifying the suspect. Brazen St. Rose break-in may be linked to Destrehan home invasion
22 hours ago
Police are searching for a man who attempted to break into a St. Rose home and could also be involved in a Destrehan home invasion that took place the week before.

Robert Hymel, a Vietnam pilot who was killed while working for the Defense Intelligence Agency during the 9/11 attacks, will be memorialized with a 60-foot brick tower at St. Charles Catholic High School. $5 million school expansion honors Norco Vietnam pilot killed in 9/11 attacks
22 hours ago
A $5 million renovation of St. Charles Catholic High School will feature a memorial to a St. Charles Parish-raised Air Force pilot killed while valiantly trying to save a woman during the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon.

Stanley Robinson Charge dropped against Luling man accused of killing father
22 hours ago
Due to a lack of evidence, a Luling man accused of killing his father is no longer facing charges in connection with the crime.

Though it is hard to make out the vehicle in this image, police are asking anyone with information on a Thanksgiving morning hit-and-run to come forward. Police release image of vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run
Yesterday at 9:13 am
Surveillance footage has been released of a vehicle suspected of running over a St. Rose mother on Thanksgiving morning before driving off.

Police arrested Rodric J. Shorts, 27, of New Sarpy (right) and charged him with being principle to attempted burglary of an inhabited dwelling and driving under suspension. They are still looking for another suspect that fled the scene (left). Sheriff arrests burglary suspect in St. Rose, another on the loose
December 12 at 2:43 pm
Police said they arrested a man during a botched robbery in St. Rose Thursday evening, Dec. 11, who may have also been connected to an armed robbery in Destrehan the week prior.

Currently, there are no turning lanes on the Paradis portion of Highway 90. Raised median planned for Paradis, councilman says
December 12 at 8:03 am
The state wants to make changes to Highway 90 through Paradis similar to those recently proposed—and subsequently cancelled—for Boutte.

Police: Grocery store flasher targeted 2 women in Luling Police: Grocery store flasher targeted 2 women in Luling
December 12 at 8:03 am
An Ama man was arrested after he was accused of exposing himself to two women at Winn-Dixie in Luling.

Pair of fires occur hours apart in Luling Pair of fires occur hours apart in Luling
December 12 at 8:00 am
The Luling Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scene of two separate fires that occurred just hours apart last Tuesday, highlighting the need for parish residents to take extra precautions during the winter months.

New lunch joint will open on River Road in Luling New lunch joint will open on River Road in Luling
December 12 at 8:00 am
The former site of P.J.’s Po Boys in Luling will re-open in January as Fatty’s Shack, which will cater to a lunchtime crowd.

Haley Taylor performs in “Cinderella.” Destrehan student selected to perform at Carnegie Hall
December 12 at 8:00 am
The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland and Luciano Pavarotti all performed at New York’s Carnegie Hall, now Destrehan junior Haley Taylor will follow in those famous footsteps.

Destrehan senior offensive lineman Louis Kieffer rejoices after the Wildcats score a go-ahead touchdown that clinched a win over West Monroe. Destrehan will face Acadiana in the Superdome on Saturday at 7 p.m. for the Class 5A state championship. Dome Bound: Destrehan Wildcats seek third state title in 7 years
December 12 at 8:00 am
When Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux returned to lead the Wildcats in 2012, he knew that he faced a lot of pressure to quickly turn the football program around.

Larry Cochran and Carolyn Schexnaydre 2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
December 12 at 8:00 am
Even though the election is almost a year away, two St. Charles Parish Council members have already thrown their hats into the ring for the parish’s top executive post.

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Turnovers plague Destrehan championship loss
Turnovers plague Destrehan championship loss
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The Destrehan Wildcats fell 23-7 to the Acadiana Rams Friday (Dec. 13) in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s Class 5A football championship at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome.