Residents do their part to help parish attract businesses
April 09, 2008 at 4:31 pm
Many St. Charles Parish residents may have been surprised when they were stopped after coming out of local businesses last weekend and asked questions about their work history and current skills.

Famous writer headed to parish
April 09, 2008 at 4:30 pm
The St. Charles Parish School System is showing their appreciation for their employees in a big way by bringing in Erin Gruwell, who was portrayed in the movie “Freedom Writers,” as a guest speaker.

Childhood friends take over historic restaurant
April 09, 2008 at 4:29 pm
Most childhood friendships dry up as the years drag on as fast as a puddle of rain water in the red-hot southern Louisiana heat.

Students get hosed at fire safety training class Students get hosed at fire safety training class
April 09, 2008 at 12:56 pm
Dennis Robbins instructed his students to take their time, move forward and keep it steady as they balanced a fire hose and shot water at a bucket suspended in mid-air during a hose safety training class at Hahnville High School.

Parents need to prepare now for rising tuition Parents need to prepare now for rising tuition
April 09, 2008 at 9:34 am
St. Charles Parish high school seniors are graduating and planning for their futures. but the cost of college tuition is steadily increasing.

Spillway Evacuated Spillway Evacuated
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
The opening of the Bonnet Carré Spillway might be a minor inconvenience to those that regularly take advantage of all the site has to offer, but it will prove to be a boon for the vegetation and fish that call the spillway home.

Taxes on the rise
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
Property taxes will increase for homeowners and business owners in St. Charles Parish again this year.

Deacons want preacher kept out Deacons want preacher kept out
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
Deacons of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Ama have retained an attorney to ensure that Reverend DeVairre B. Mollaire doesn't attempt to come back to the church as pastor again.

New Des Allemands park on hold
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
A plan for a new park in Des Allemands got put on hold after questions arose over whether or not a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit would be required for the additional property.

East Bank water plant corroding, new tanks must be built to fix it East Bank water plant corroding, new tanks must be built to fix it
April 09, 2008 at 9:22 am
An under-river pipe crossing currently under construction will help alleviate concerns about water infrastructure failure on the East Bank, says Department of Waterworks Director Robert Brou.

Dangerous fugitive captured in Destrehan
April 04, 2008 at 1:11 pm
A man that was wanted by Crimestoppers for two counts of attempted first degree murder, attempted armed robbery and aggravated burglary in Jefferson Parish was arrested in Destrehan yesterday.

Unusual approach to spring break Unusual approach to spring break
April 02, 2008 at 5:27 pm
Teenagers enjoyed spring break in many ways all across St. Charles Parish, but one group of involved Hahnville High School students spent time doing community service work.

Parish divorce rates soar since Katrina
April 02, 2008 at 5:21 pm
Many relationships couldn't endure the wrath of Hurricane Katrina, and parish counselor and relationship therapist Kathleen McGraw says since the storm divorce has been steadily increasing parishwide.

Sheriff’s Office still searching for armed and dangerous man
April 02, 2008 at 12:57 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's office has captured a wanted man charged with second degree murder, but is still searching for another man they consider armed and dangerous.

Woman saved from flasher by observant neighbor
April 02, 2008 at 12:53 pm
Some cities act as magnets for certain people.

The robots pushed 44-inch balls around a huge track to get points during the Bayou Regional Competitions. HHS students design, build own robot to take on world
April 02, 2008 at 11:40 am
Though it may have seemed out of the question even five years ago, several students at Hahnville High School got the chance to battle other schools from around the country with a robot they created in only five weeks.

Preacher orders church to stay away
April 02, 2008 at 9:16 am
Reverend DeVairr B. Mollaire, pastor of Ama’s Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, filed a temporary restraining order against his own church, saying that he was asked to step down as pastor without grounds for his dismissal.

Rathborne Park, shown above, will have a walking path around the park perimeter, fitness stations with benches, two baseball fields, a soccer/flag football field, a sand volleyball court, a mini basketball court, a playground area, pavilions with picnic t Here comes the park
April 02, 2008 at 9:16 am
The St. Charles Parish Recreation Department released the plans for a new Willowridge/Lakewood park during a public meeting at Lakewood Elementary School.

Hahnville rallies from 13 down to take down St. Amant, 55-33
Hahnville rallies from 13 down to take down St. Amant, 55-33
Hahnville quarterback Mike Neal scrambled, desperately buying time as the halftime horn sounded, voices from the sideline imploring him to throw the ball. But Neal waited, waited and waited, buying time with his legs until the last possible second for an opportunity—and his patience paid off.