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St. Charles Parish merchants question state’s tax holiday St. Charles Parish merchants question state’s tax holiday
August 21 at 1:29 pm
When numerous customers came into Stell Furniture Co. in Luling not knowing it was a sales tax holiday Aug. 7 - 8, owner David Stell couldn’t help but ask why.

Destrehan man allegedly stabs spouse with screwdriver Destrehan man allegedly stabs spouse with screwdriver
August 21 at 1:27 pm
A Destrehan man was arrested and charged with aggravated battery and domestic abuse battery for allegedly striking his girlfriend and stabbing her with a screwdriver.

Keep calm and chive on Keep calm and chive on
August 21 at 1:23 pm
A $70,000 handicap van and Comfee seat recently donated by Chive Charities came as enormous relief to Carissa Oxford of Luling, who is determined to stay the course on helping her son, Alex, deal with a rare debilitating disease.

I-310 flyover ramp proposed for St. Charles Parish I-310 flyover ramp proposed for St. Charles Parish
August 21 at 1:21 pm
Area residents will get to comment on a proposed I-310 flyover ramp aimed at easing traffic congestion on U.S. Highway 90 in St. Charles Parish.

Gators use Davis Pond  Diversion as a fish buffet Gators use Davis Pond Diversion as a fish buffet
August 21 at 1:16 pm
There are big, leathery prehistoric creatures with an intense gaze hanging out at the Davis Pond diversion structure near Ama.

NCIS: New Orleans scenes filmed  at Destrehan Plantation NCIS: New Orleans scenes filmed at Destrehan Plantation
August 21 at 1:11 pm
The wedding scene is dreamlike with a trellis surrounded by moss-draped oaks on the plush green grounds of one of Louisiana’s most epic locations when the murder victim is discovered.

Landowner cancels plans for controversial lake in Bayou Gauche Landowner cancels plans for controversial lake in Bayou Gauche
August 21 at 1:04 pm
Bayou Gauche community residents had barraged the St. Charles Parish Planning Commission with questions, a town meeting was scheduled to address them and then landowner Cecil Sumners withdrew his permit application Tuesday for the lake that drew all this attention.

Suspect in St. Charles Parish deputy shooting pleads not guilty by insanity Suspect in St. Charles Parish deputy shooting pleads not guilty by insanity
August 21 at 11:46 am
John Paul Devillier, who initially plead innocent, has changed his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity in the April 16 shooting of St. Charles Parish deputy Cpl. Burt Hazeltine.

Two-term St. Charles Parish council member is campaigning for at-large seat Two-term St. Charles Parish council member is campaigning for at-large seat
August 14 at 12:14 pm
After serving two terms as District III councilwoman, Wendy Benedetto has announced she will run for council-at-large to represent both sides of the river.

Longtime School Board president running for St. Charles Parish’s Clerk of Court Longtime School Board president running for St. Charles Parish’s Clerk of Court
August 14 at 12:12 pm
C. H. “Sonny” Savoie of Paradis has announced he is running for St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court.

St. Charles Parish schools boosting security with app St. Charles Parish schools boosting security with app
August 14 at 11:09 am
St. Charles Parish Public Schools has taken another step toward protecting its faculty and students, this time using a boost from technology to do so.

Army Corps’ $30K black drone tested on Bonnet Carre Spillway Army Corps’ $30K black drone tested on Bonnet Carre Spillway
August 14 at 11:06 am
St. Charles Parish was recently used as a testing ground by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a unmanned aircraft drone shot images of and around the Bonnet Carre Spillway.

More St. Charles students are college bound More St. Charles students are college bound
August 14 at 11:01 am
Following the state trend, St. Charles Parish students taking Advanced Placement courses for higher education more than doubled this year along with more of them having earned college credits.

St. Charles Parish aims to become part of ‘super region’ with high-speed rail St. Charles Parish aims to become part of ‘super region’ with high-speed rail
August 14 at 10:58 am
With plans made, efforts organized and funding being sought for the Baton Rouge-to-New Orleans rail, the question for St. Charles Parish is if it can get its piece of the “super region.”

St. Charles Parish DA made strong example of man who ‘stomped’ Chihuahua St. Charles Parish DA made strong example of man who ‘stomped’ Chihuahua
August 14 at 10:50 am
St. Charles District Attorney Joel Chiasson II said the five-year sentence handed down to Rashard C. Poche was intended to send a loud message to anyone who might even think of mistreating an animal in the future: it simply will not be tolerated.

Proposed lake raised ire of residents Proposed lake raised ire of residents
August 14 at 10:47 am
Bayou Gauche area residents bombarded the St. Charles Parish Planning Commission with questions about a North Carolina landowner’s permit request to extract minerals on land in the area and turn the hole into a lake for a future residential development.

Sheriff's Office looking for suspect in Waffle House robbery in Paradis Sheriff's Office looking for suspect in Waffle House robbery in Paradis
August 12 at 10:26 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help with identifying a man who recently took cash from a Waffle House in Paradis.

Access Health Louisiana marks National Health Center Week
August 11 at 1:30 pm
Access Health Louisiana (AHL) is marking National Health Center Week 2015 (NHCW) with a special Voter Registration Drive as well as a Coloring Contest for Children in all its Community Health Centers in seven parishes in south Louisiana.

St. Charles Parish merchants question state’s tax holiday
St. Charles Parish merchants question state’s tax holiday
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When numerous customers came into Stell Furniture Co. in Luling not knowing it was a sales tax holiday Aug. 7 - 8, owner David Stell couldn’t help but ask why.

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