Government

Water rate increase expected

At its May 15 meeting, the parish council will decide whether to increase the rates of water users in St. Charles Parish. If approved, the rate increase will pay for a $25 million plan to upgrade water treatment facilities on the east and west bank. […]

Government

Laque delivers State of the Parish address

Speaking in front of a host of business professionals and executives from the River Parishes, St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque delivered a speech outlining the conditions of the parish to the River Region Chamber of Commerce during a well-attended luncheon last week at Destrehan Plantation. […]

Crime

Fugitive sweep nabs 32

During a weeklong nationwide fugitive roundup, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 32 wanted individuals during a spree police officials designed to capture at-large individuals locally and nationally. […]