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Defective turf will be replaced  at both Destrehan, Hahnville Defective turf will be replaced at both Destrehan, Hahnville
April 17 at 11:27 am
Five years after Destrehan and Hahnville high schools spent $2.6 million to install turf football fields, the turf failed and work will soon be underway to replace them.

Police: Destrehan woman runs down ex with car Police: Destrehan woman runs down ex with car
April 17 at 11:25 am
A Destrehan woman who got into an argument with her ex-boyfriend tried to resolve the conflict by hitting him with her car.

Civil War drama films in Paradis Civil War drama films in Paradis
April 17 at 11:23 am
Matthew McConaughey is back in St. Charles Parish filming his new movie, “The Free State of Jones.”
Filming in New Orleans and Lafayette will continue until late May and include scenes with McConaughey in Paradis that require swamp scenes.

St. Charles Parish Schools $43M tax measure  is ‘for our  children’ St. Charles Parish Schools $43M tax measure is ‘for our children’
April 17 at 11:19 am
St. Charles Parish school officials are working to persuade voters to pull the lever in favor of a $42 million bond issue on the May 2 ballot.

St. Charles Parish residents shocked that former DHS teacher will avoid jail St. Charles Parish residents shocked that former DHS teacher will avoid jail
April 17 at 11:15 am
“Disgusting! This is a proven case of ‘who you are and the pull you have with the system!’” Shannon Pugh Polizzi said of Shelley Dufresne’s plea agreement that avoided jail time and having to register as a sex offender.

John Paul Devillier charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer John Paul Devillier charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer
April 17 at 10:13 am
John Paul Devillier has been charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer in connection with Thursday's apparent ambush shooting of a St. Charles Parish deputy on U.S. Highway 90 in Paradis.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office releases name of suspect in deputy shooting St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office releases name of suspect in deputy shooting
April 16 at 3:08 pm
The man arrested in connection with the shooting of Corp. Burt Hazeltine has been identified as 56-year-old John Paul Devillier, of Gulfport, Miss.


Corp. Burt Hazeltine identified as Thursday's shooting victim in Paradis Corp. Burt Hazeltine identified as Thursday's shooting victim in Paradis
April 16 at 12:21 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has identified Corp. Burt Hazeltine as the shooting victim in an "apparent ambush" in Paradis.

Denise Rocco took this photo of deputies arresting a man accused of shooting a St. Charles Parish deputy Thursday morning. Witnesses describe chaos of St. Charles deputy shooting
April 16 at 11:01 am
Witnesses in Paradis heard gunshots and saw police arrest a man accused of shooting a St. Charles deputy by yanking him out of a silver truck.

St. Charles Parish deputy shot, school lockdowns lifted
April 16 at 9:06 am
A St. Charles Parish deputy that was directing traffic in the Paradis school zone was shot several times in an apparent ambush Thursday morning.

St. Charles Council talking trash - Say they were left in dark about change in garbage collection St. Charles Council talking trash - Say they were left in dark about change in garbage collection
April 10 at 10:56 am
A pilot program initiated in January by Progressive Waste Solutions had St. Charles Parish Council members questioning why they weren’t aware of it and whether they were signing off on a contract change.

Funding, plans ready to finish levee walkway Funding, plans ready to finish levee walkway
April 10 at 10:16 am
With funding and plans in hand, work is expected to start soon on completing the levee bike path system on both sides of the Mississippi River, said St. Charles Parish spokeswoman Renee Simpson.

Shoes for souls - A 10-year-old’s compassion reaches Africa Shoes for souls - A 10-year-old’s compassion reaches Africa
April 10 at 9:59 am
If doing for others defines the person, then Ascension Parish’s 10-year-old Katelyn Champagne is reaching out all the way to Africa.

The Finnish girl's basketball team with new friends from the St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation. Finnish girl's team wowed by Louisiana culture, go crazy for Walmart candy aisle
April 10 at 9:35 am
When 24 Finnish girl basketball players come into town – hide the Oreo cookies.

The extraordinary life of ‘Ole Man Wiggle’ The extraordinary life of ‘Ole Man Wiggle’
April 10 at 9:25 am
Better known as “Ole Man Wiggle,” Norman Almerian Wigle, longtime resident of St. Charles Parish, lived every moment of his life to its fullest until his death at age 103.


St. Charles Parish councilman irate in dumpster-gate St. Charles Parish councilman irate in dumpster-gate
April 10 at 9:18 am
A dispute over the St. Charles Parish government recovering nearly $150,000 in dumpster fees as part of a discontinued blight elimination program erupted into an angry showdown between Parish Councilman Paul Hogan and the parish administration at Monday’s council meeting.

1 million Hail Marys - SCB jumpstarts effort to pray  for Pope Francis 1 million Hail Marys - SCB jumpstarts effort to pray for Pope Francis
April 10 at 9:13 am
When ISIS threatened Pope Francis, calling him the “bearer of false truth,” the students of St. Charles Borromeo Elementary in Destrehan sprang to action by praying Hail Marys for his safety.

Indy Grand Prix gets green flag in Avondale Indy Grand Prix gets green flag in Avondale
April 10 at 9:09 am
Expected to draw an estimated 80,000 fans with a need for speed, NOLA Motorsports Park in nearby Avondale will offer three days of Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana racing for the first time.

Defective turf will be replaced  at both Destrehan, Hahnville
Defective turf will be replaced at both Destrehan, Hahnville
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Five years after Destrehan and Hahnville high schools spent $2.6 million to install turf football fields, the turf failed and work will soon be underway to replace them.