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State of emergency declared in St. Charles Parish

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran declared a state of emergency as a precautionary measure with further rainfall anticipated this week.Read More...
August 29 at 11:07 am
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Tornado alert issued for St. Charles Parish

The National Weather Service (NWS) in New Orleans has issued a tornado warning for St. Charles and Lafourche parishes until 1:30 p.m. today (Aug. 28).

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August 28 at 12:52 pm
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Alleged slasher of police vehicle tires arrested

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Aaron Rogers today (Aug. 26) for allegedly slashing tires on three police cars in Luling.Read More...
August 26 at 8:42 pm
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Sheriff's Office seeking suspect who slashed 3 police car tires

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying a suspect believed to have slashed tires of three police cars.Read More...
August 26 at 12:23 pm
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Parish officials steaming over nonprofit group's water study

The parish's waterworks director criticized a recent study stating the water has cancer-causing contaminants as really being aimed at creating "mistrust and fear of public water supplies."Read More...
August 23 at 7:56 am
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New Sarpy woman wants safer road after four decades of waiting

Sherry Howard has asked for help to curb the constant wrecks that have injured and even taken lives on Airline Highway.Read More...
August 23 at 7:46 am
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Parish rolls back taxes, passing on $600K savings

The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously approved rolling back taxes by more than $600,000 to taxpayers at Monday's meeting.Read More...
August 23 at 7:36 am
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Seniors' ACT scores above state average

St. Charles Parish Public Schools testing of 2017 exceeded the state average in meeting the minimum entry level college score on the ACT standardized test. Read More...
August 23 at 6:50 am
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Planned dog park gets a paw up

Efforts are underway for the much-anticipated dog park for St. Charles Parish.Read More...
August 23 at 6:44 am
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From Lakewood Elementary to ancient Israel

As Erika Spengler digs and sifts through the history of the city of Gezer, she is helping to retell the story of ancient structures dating back 2000 to 1550 B.C. in Israel.Read More...
August 23 at 4:48 am
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Sheriff's Report - Aug. 10, 2017

Arrests

• David Hodges, 45, of 107 Touchard Lane in Des Allemands, was arrested Aug. 1 and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and resisting an officer. Read More...
August 18 at 7:27 pm
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DHS teacher strives for elite robotics program

When ITT of St. Rose approached Destrehan alumnus Brian Young about leading a robotics team at his high school alma mater, he likely knew that simply creating a stable, lasting program would be satisfactory to those entrusting him with the project.Read More...
August 18 at 7:06 pm
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Paradis native marks historic role in nation’s anti-missile defense

It was soon after the nation’s War Department sought a new air defense system that Milton “Moon” Hill came on the scene with Bell Laboratories’ Project Nike to answer the call.
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August 18 at 7:01 pm
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Pastalaya cook-off fundraiser set for Saturday

There will be plenty of great food, company and competition at West Bank Bridge Park Saturday — and all of it for a great cause. Read More...
August 17 at 10:35 am
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Destrehan Plantation tells the whole story of slavery at the antebellum home

Standing in stately grandeur draped by ancient oaks, Destrehan Plantation is one of the great River Road mansions telling its whole story to visitors including its own chapter with slavery.Read More...
August 16 at 7:53 am
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Destrehan speed knitter starts worldwide contest for Doctors without Borders

Sarah Bordelon never expected this. Read More...
August 16 at 7:49 am
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Parent Teacher Tech Night at St. Charles Parish Library
Parent Teacher Tech Night at St. Charles Parish Library
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The St. Charles Parish Library and St. Charles Parish Public Schools are partnering to present Parent Teacher Tech Night, an event that to highlight the best free online resources for middle and high school students, on Tuesday (Sept. 26) at 6 p.m. at the East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Dr. in Destrehan.