|Closures set for bridge work
October 30 at 8:01 am
As work continues toward the $24 million upgrade for Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge, the road closures have begun and the bridge closures will soon follow.
|Nov. 21 is ‘a new election’ to win over voters
October 30 at 8:00 am
After taking a 2,136-vote lead in Saturday’s election primary for St. Charles Parish president, Larry Cochran said he’s going to continue pushing his message to sway voters.
|Residential construction is driving St. Charles Parish real estate market
October 30 at 7:23 am
Aided by low interest rates, USDA Rural Development loans and restored consumer confidence since Hurricane Katrina, area Realtor Regina Allemand said this year is adding up to her best year in real estate deals in St. Charles Parish.
|Ama’s Harris chasing dreams of Olympic GOLD
October 30 at 7:13 am
For the busiest among us, it’s often said that “there aren’t enough hours in the day” to accomplish their daily goals.
|Des Allemands man waits for heart transplant, focused on quality of life
October 30 at 7:08 am
Michael Chaisson lives on standby with a backpack and constant ear out for the telephone call that it’s his time to get a heart.
|Luling drug dealer pleads guilty to charges
October 30 at 7:00 am
A suspected drug pusher in Luling from whom police seized a stash of nearly 1,200 grams of marijuana in April recently pleaded guilty to the charge of possession with intent to distribute Schedule I controlled dangerous substances.
|St. Charles sheriff suggests trick-or-treating Friday to avoid inclement weather
October 29 at 1:58 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is advising residents with young children to advance trick-or-treating to Friday to avoid inclement weather anticipated with Saturday's approaching cold front.
|Public hearing scheduled on St. Charles Parish’s $77.2M budget
October 29 at 9:04 am
St. Charles Parish officials have kicked off talks on a proposed $77.2 million budget for 2016.
|Cochran, Authement in runoff for St. Charles Parish president
October 24 at 10:15 pm
With all precincts reporting, Larry Cochran, D-St.Rose, and Terry Authement, R-Boutte, will be in a runoff for St. Charles Parish president on Nov. 21, and Lance Marino, R-Norco, has been re-elected as clerk of court.
|Smith is facing Bridges in District JOP race
October 23 at 2:47 pm
Aleshia J. Smith is running for justice of the peace in District 1, a position that drew attention earlier this year when Henry Wolfe won the slot even after he was told not to run because of his age.
|Incumbent, challenger face off in District 6
October 23 at 2:46 pm
The race for the District 6 councilman seat will come down to incumbent Traci Ackerman-Fletcher, an independent candidate, and Democrat Keith Schexnayder, both of Norco.
Ackerman-Fletcher says her hope is to continue efforts to improve the quality of life of constituents in her home district.
|3 political newcomers eye District 5 seat
October 23 at 2:44 pm
The Councilman District 5 race pits Democrats Keith Adams and Marilyn Bellock and Republican Bobby J. Ducote in competition for the seat.
|Former councilman faces fire chief in District 4
October 23 at 2:42 pm
Billy Woodruff is seeking re-election to the St. Charles Parish Council, but this time in the District 4 race facing opponent Oliver G. Dufrene Jr. in the Oct. 24 election.
|Planning chairman, civic association prez seek District 3 seat
October 23 at 2:40 pm
The St. Charles Parish Council District 3 race pits a pair of Destrehan residents against one another as Republicans Dick Gibbs and Webb Jay IV battle it out for votes.
|3 Republicans vie to lead District 2
October 23 at 2:37 pm
Republicans Mary Keller Clulee, Monique Gros and Bryce Steinlage will compete to earn the District 2 Councilman seat.
|DOTD announces closures for U.S. 90 and River Road
October 23 at 2:20 pm
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced road closures for U.S. Highway 90 and River Road next week.
|Maison Décor offers more than meets the eye
October 23 at 1:46 pm
Adorning the sign above the doorway into Maison Decor is a line that reads, “Come inside … you’ll be surprised!”
|Roussel’s Fine Jewelry and Gifts a 40-year success story
October 23 at 1:41 pm
It’s been a great year for Roussel’s Fine Jewelry and Gifts.
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Patrick the cat....
Cottages for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is kicking off its playhouse...
For the first time since 2012, Destrehan lost a game on its home field — and with...
The Hahnville cross country boys and girls teams each recently won the 7-5A...
BP Oil Spill money going to flood protection in St. Charles Parish - 1215 views
St. Charles Parish’s share of the BP and Transocean settlements from the Deep Water Horizon disaster may not be large, but plans are to leverage those dollars into millions for flood protection.
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