Last Saturday’s special election for an expansion and five year millage renewal for St. Charles Parish Hospital passed with only a small percentage of voters turning out to vote. Both measures on the agenda passed with 65% of the vote. […]
A seminar to address business incentives offered through the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act is scheduled for Wednesday, May 24 at the Houma Civic Center. […]
Numerous state and local officials attended a colorful and unique ceremony at Dow St. Charles Operations on April 28 to celebrate the start-up of Dow’s new state-of-the-art latex facility. […]
The Dow Chemical Company Biocides business has announced plans to build a new, integrated Vinyl Methyl Ether (VME) facility at St. Charles Operations in Hahnville, La., which will replace the existing VME capacity manufactured in South Charleston, W.Va. […]
When St. Charles Parish teachers Barry Guillot, Craig Howat and Daniel Martin along with local environmentalist Milton Cambre surveyed the damage from Hurricane Katrina to their proposed site for the region’s first public nature trail, they were encouraged by the lack of erosion from the tidal surge.
Over the years, the site of the old Amoco Refinery in Destrehan has stood undeveloped and unoccupied. Located next door to Destrehan Plantation and adjacent to the I-310 ramp in Destrehan, the site has been restricted for decades due to reports of pollution in the area. In recent weeks, residents of the parish may have noticed a significant change. […]