News

Covington man charged with pointing gun at driver on I-310

A Covington man who believed he was cut off in traffic allegedly brandished a handgun on I-310 and pointed it at another driver before being arrested a short time later on Highway 90, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Read More...
May 05, 2011 at 2:34 pm
2275 Views

Parents of wiz kid praise iPad as unique learning tool

As technology improves every year, children seem to be getting a head start on learning. Twenty-month-old Raylon Palmer of Montz is no exception - he cannot even talk yet but he already uses technology on a daily basis.
Read More...
May 05, 2011 at 2:34 pm
3243 Views

Parish air passes test for first time in 15 years

For the first time since 1996, residents can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to the parish’s air quality, according to the American Lung Association.
Read More...
May 05, 2011 at 2:32 pm
2086 Views

Police: Luling man took voyeuristic photos of children

A 33-year-old Luling man has been arrested after authorities say he took photos of children while zooming in on parts of their body.
Read More...
May 05, 2011 at 2:30 pm
2618 Views

Voters KO hospital tax

Seventy percent of voters rejected two St. Charles Parish Hospital propositions in the April 30 election that would have raised taxes to provide for operational costs and capital improvements.
Read More...
May 05, 2011 at 2:29 pm
1991 Views

Corps asks to open spillway

With water levels in the Mississippi River expected to rise to 17 feet this month, the Army Corps of Engineers has officially made a request to the Mississippi River Commission that the Bonnet Carre Spillway be opened no earlier than May 9, according to Chris Brantley, project manager at the spillway.
Read More...
May 05, 2011 at 9:32 am
1448 Views

Hahnville's season ends with 8-0 loss to Ehret

The Hahnville Tigers were eliminated from the Class 5A state baseball playoffs after falling 8-0 to John Ehret on Wednesday.

Read More...
May 05, 2011 at 9:29 am
1192 Views

Hahnville blasts STM 8-0, heading to semis

The Hahnville Lady Tigers blew past STM on Friday, knocking off the defending champions 8-0 to reach the semifinals.

Read More...
April 29, 2011 at 1:42 pm
1462 Views

Red Church fest expected to draw thousands

Thousands of people will head to Destrehan this weekend to enjoy soaring fair rides, chow down on crawfish pies and onion mums and show their skills in target shooting or putt putt golf.
Read More...
April 29, 2011 at 10:43 am
3324 Views

New culverts increasing water flow in Bayou Gauche

BAYOU GAUCHE - Two new in-house culvert installations are upgrading water flow down the No. 10 Canal in anticipation of a larger set of replacements expected to begin later this year.
Read More...
April 29, 2011 at 9:29 am
2213 Views

St. Marks holds special Divine Mercy Sunday celebration

In the 1930’s Jesus appeared to St. Faustina, and among the messages asked that a Feast Day be established in the Church the Sunday after Easter in honor of His Divine Mercy.
Read More...
April 29, 2011 at 9:28 am
2757 Views

Drainage project could cause delays in Ormond

A four-month long project to improve drainage under Ormond Boulevard got underway last week and could cause traffic delays until its scheduled completion in July.
Read More...
April 29, 2011 at 9:27 am
1622 Views

Des Allemands man booked with attempted second degree murder

A 55-year-old Des Allemands man has been arrested and charged with attempted second degree murder after authorities say that he shot at a man with a 12-gauge shotgun after an argument.
Read More...
April 29, 2011 at 9:26 am
2709 Views

Toddler with rare skin disease still beating the odds

Two years ago, doctors told Courtney and Randy Roth that their newborn son, Tripp, would not live to see his first birthday. Now Tripp is approaching his second birthday on May 14 and he and his family are still fighting.
Read More...
April 29, 2011 at 9:25 am
7568 Views

Schedules changing at middle schools

Most St. Charles Parish middle school students can say good-bye to their current schedules next year. Starting this fall, all parish middle schools will have six, 60-minute periods each day.
Read More...
April 29, 2011 at 9:23 am
2507 Views

Increased hospital tax, veteran homestead exemption in voters' hands

Parishioners heading to the polls on Saturday will decide whether or not to approve an increase in taxes for St. Charles Parish Hospital and if disabled veterans can double their homestead exemptions.
Read More...
April 29, 2011 at 9:21 am
2202 Views

featured merchant

BENT'S RV
BENT'S RV Bent's RV is a Full Service RV Dealership in Louisiana.

Cancer awareness activist says early diagnosis saved her life
Cancer awareness activist says early diagnosis saved her life
- 4559 views
Knowing that breast cancer runs in her family, Anedra Coleman started earlier than most with taking the tests for early detection of the disease.