|School would end earlier next year with 1-day fall break under proposed calendar
October 17, 2014 at 9:51 am
School will begin earlier next year and end earlier as well if a newly proposed calendar is approved by the St. Charles Parish School Board.
|Owner of proposed Hahnville homeless housing says parish unfairly targeting complex
October 17, 2014 at 9:18 am
After nearly five years of planning, a homeless veterans apartment building in Hahnville has been stalled due to planning and zoning restrictions, prompting volunteers to spend the night out in the elements in solidarity with those left out.
|Hahnville students rally around autistic classmate, nominate him to homecoming court
October 10, 2014 at 3:05 pm
James Colly Jr. is in many respects an average teenager.
|Bayou Gauche woman helps change lives of New Orleans’ homeless
October 10, 2014 at 9:04 am
Three years ago, Bayou Gauche resident Jerri Cooper came across a homeless man begging for change on the side of a New Orleans street.
|Pilot program gives college students teaching experience in St. Charles
October 10, 2014 at 9:03 am
A pilot program to ensure student teachers are spending more hours in the classroom prior to graduation and are capable of handling the pressures of the job is in full swing in St. Charles Parish.
|Norco mom crippled after bike crash finishes second triathlon
October 10, 2014 at 9:00 am
After recovering from a disastrous bike ride two and half years ago that left her mangled with broken and dislocated bones, a Norco mom has gotten back on her bike and finished a triathlon after an arduous recovery.
|Cell phone seized as part of student-teacher sex probe
October 10, 2014 at 8:55 am
A week after two Destrehan High School teachers were arrested for allegedly having group sex with a male student, more questions are being raised about possible photographic and video evidence in the case.
|Hahnville needs offense to get back on track against Terrebonne
October 09, 2014 at 11:58 am
Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio is stunned that his team is 2-3 heading into the sixth week of the 2014 football season.
|Hahnville's coach says squad must play perfect game to knock off Wildcats
October 03, 2014 at 9:44 am
It is only four weeks into head coach Nick Saltaformaggio’s tenure as Hahnville’s new head coach and the team is already on the playoff bubble.
|Principal says anti-bullying program has changed culture of school
October 03, 2014 at 9:27 am
Students looked on intently at R.J. Vial Elementary School as teachers and administrators put on a play and pretended to be school children to show how students should act when encountering bullying.
|State reconsiders air monitors after group threatens rally
October 03, 2014 at 9:25 am
After environmental groups threatened to hold a rally at the International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) campus in St. Rose, St. Charles Parish and the state are now discussing plans to place air monitors in the area.
|Men clinging to ice chest rescued from spillway
October 03, 2014 at 9:23 am
Motorists traveling westbound on I-10 last week were treated to a strange site as two men clung to an ice chest next to a capsized boat in the Bonnet Carré Spillway.
|Second Destrehan teacher faces charges after being accused of having sex with student
October 01, 2014 at 12:18 pm
Two Destrehan High School teachers have been arrested after allegedly having a threesome with a student who was 16 at the time.
|Last minute comeback falls short as Hahnville upset by Thibodaux
September 26, 2014 at 10:20 pm
With 32 seconds left in the game Hahnville was poised to tie up the contest after recovering an onside kick only moments earlier.
|Arts, crafts and psychic shine unique light on interesting Alligator Festival merchandise
September 26, 2014 at 3:07 pm
Those attending this year’s Alligator Festival should be prepared to be met by a number of vendors, some from nearby and others from farther away, offering a wide-variety of items that include handcrafted artisan furniture, hats made of seagrass and a look into the future.
|New EPA regulation would have drastic effect on real estate market
September 26, 2014 at 9:42 am
The River Region Chamber of Commerce is being proactive about a proposed regulation that they say could have as negative affect on St. Charles Parish and surrounding areas as the Biggert-Waters Act.
|Levee that would protect Montz slated to get Corps approval
September 26, 2014 at 9:41 am
A levee that would protect St. John the Baptist Parish and Montz has taken the next step toward completion and is currently awaiting an Army Corps of Engineers chief’s report.
|Accounting mistake cost company $8 million
September 26, 2014 at 9:37 am
After failing to reapply for a state-provided tax exemption, a local latex manufacturer is getting hit with a nearly tenfold property tax increase.
|1,000 plan to protest at Shell over emissions
September 26, 2014 at 9:31 am
Around 1,000 protestors led by a former Army lieutenant general plan to picket the Shell asphalt plant in St. Rose after the state refused a request to implement air monitoring in the area.
|New QB will lead Tigers into district showdown with Thibodaux
September 25, 2014 at 11:17 am
After two nailbiters in a row in which Hahnville took their opponents to triple overtime, the Tigers are hoping for a change of pace when they go up against Thibodaux this week.
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Longtime educator reflects on works and changes - 1317 views
As a longtime educator in the St. Charles Parish School system and school board member, John L. Smith remains a staunch supporter of public education.