|Parish will pick up Christmas trees for use in Bayou Gauche
January 10 at 9:03 am
Christmas trees that were nestled inside homes for the holidays will soon begin a new journey to the wetlands where they will help stop coastal erosion.
|Wife arrested in connection with husband’s shooting
January 10 at 9:02 am
A 53-year-old Destrehan woman was arrested and charged with second-degree attempted murder after police say she shot her husband during an argument on New Year’s Eve.
|State lawmakers look at pros, cons of legalizing marijuana
January 10 at 8:57 am
With the rollout of the country’s first recreational marijuana laws in Washington state and Colorado, some Louisiana lawmakers are taking a look at the positives and negatives of legalizing marijuana in Louisiana.
|Teen shoots 2 while trying to break up fight, police say
January 10 at 8:55 am
A Des Allemands teen tried to break up a fight between his friend and another Luling man and ended up shooting both in the process, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Residents joyfully ring in new year with fireworks, but noise irks some
January 10 at 8:52 am
For the first time in more than three decades, residents in St. Charles Parish were able to legally shoot fireworks during specific hours on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Thousands across the parish took advantage of the new law.
|Interviews set for Hahnville High School football top job
January 09 at 4:40 pm
Fourteen candidates will interview to replace Lou Valdin who stepped down as head football coach at Hahnville High School last month for health reasons.
|Parish Council picks interim nominee for Aviation Board
January 07 at 4:25 pm
St. Charles Parish’s ongoing saga concerning its long vacant seat on the New Orleans Aviation Board has entered a new chapter with an interim nomination by the Parish Council this week.
|Willowridge Levee groundbreaking set for Jan. 22
January 03 at 2:25 pm
A groundbreaking for the Willowridge reach of the St. Charles Parish West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee is scheduled for 1 p.m. Jan. 22 at the end of Lafayette Drive in Luling.
|Man charged with armed robbery in St. Rose
January 03 at 10:18 am
A St. Rose man was robbed at gunpoint by two people he had been chatting with in front of his home minutes earlier, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Answers sought in murder of church volunteer
January 03 at 10:11 am
More than 300 stunned members of the St. Rose community showed up for a meeting held by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office concerning the murder of 23-year-old Ramal Ellis.
|Flu sweeps into St. Charles
January 02 at 8:58 am
Louisiana is experiencing a particularly bad flu season this year and is one of 10 states nationwide with the highest estimated number of flu illnesses.
|School ends contract with workers’ comp administrator after lawsuit
December 27, 2013 at 9:15 am
St. Charles Parish Public Schools has decided to abruptly end a contract with a workers’ compensation claim administrator who attempted to negotiate a settlement for less than what is allowed under state statute.
|Residents will be able to legally shoot fireworks for first time in decades
December 26, 2013 at 2:40 pm
For the first time in more than 30 years, residents in St. Charles Parish will be able to legally shoot fireworks on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. While some residents are excited to pop the pyrotechnics, others are dreading the noise and potential for mayhem it will create.
|Keep home safe from burglars by following sheriff’s simple tips
December 20, 2013 at 9:10 am
Many thieves target homes during the holidays due to the likelihood that the homeowner is out of town visiting with friends and family. In order to help residents keep their homes safe, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne offered a few simple precautions people can take before going out of town.
|New school wings will be ready for students next school year
December 20, 2013 at 9:08 am
The construction of wing additions to three local schools are on track for completion by the 2014-15 school year. The additions, which are being funded by a $45 million bond issue that voters passed in 2012, are taking place at Destrehan High School, Hahnville High School and Mimosa Park Elementary.
|April election will decide next at-large council member
December 20, 2013 at 9:07 am
St. Charles Parish voters will head to the polls on April 5 to elect a new representative for the at-large Division B seat following the resignation of former Councilman Clayton “Snookie” Faucheux.
|D.A. will pursue felony charges against suspected hit and run driver
December 20, 2013 at 9:06 am
The St. Charles Parish District Attorney’s Office will pursue felony charges against a Des Allemands man suspected of running over a woman who was walking to church on Old Spanish Trail in Boutte.
|Maid stole $65,000 from family, police say
December 20, 2013 at 9:05 am
A housekeeper from St. Rose is accused of stealing checks from the family she worked for before forging and cashing them in for more than $65,000.
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Police: 4 injured in hammer, knife attack - 1779 views
A Kenner woman and her mother are accused of using a hammer and knife to attack and injure four St. Rose women inside their home. One of the victims says she was knocked unconscious by the hammer while another was stabbed three times, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.