|Parish settles lawsuit with New Orleans mayor
March 06 at 11:19 am
Resolving a contentious legal battle dating back to 2011 between the St. Charles Parish Council and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu over the parish’s appointee to the New Orleans Aviation Board, council members unanimously accepted a settlement agreement.
|Norco businesses are cutting hours, may be forced to layoff employees if strike lingers
March 06 at 11:13 am
A steady stream of workers trickled in at the deli counter of Gre’aud’s Fine Foods for a plate lunch buffet, but the line has gotten much shorter since more than 500 United Steelworker union workers at the Norco Manufacturing Complex went on strike nearly two weeks ago.
|Voters will decide whether to fork over cash to build levees
March 06 at 11:01 am
Despite an intense debate over whether a proposed 4-mill tax for levees was ready for the ballot, the St. Charles Parish Council unanimously voted to “let the people decide” the measure in May.
|New director works to get Housing Authority off HUD’s trouble list
February 27 at 2:41 pm
Since coming in as executive director of the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority after it was placed on HUD’s troubled agency list, Benjamin Bell has been a busy man.
|Humane Society Pet of the Week: Marlin
February 27 at 2:39 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Marlin, a three-month-old orange male tabby kitten.
|St. Charles Herald-Guide welcomes 2 reporters
February 27 at 2:35 pm
The St. Charles Herald-Guide announces the hiring of reporters Anna Thibodeaux and Thomas Baker.
|22nd peanut butter drive sets record for donations
February 27 at 2:31 pm
This year’s annual Krewe of Lul and Krewe of Des Allemands parades saw St. Charles Parish Hospital celebrate the 22nd Anniversary of its annual Peanut Butter Collection Drive.
|So who is responsible for wetlands damage?
February 27 at 2:31 pm
It was disturbing to learn that a judge has dismissed the suit by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East for compensation from oil and gas companies because of damages to our coast that occurred during their exploration and development. The law may give them the right to do their work under permits, but it appears that most of those permits required leaving the lands and wetlands they explored in good condition when finished that would not deteriorate the Louisiana coast.
|Legislative fight over union dues resurrected
February 27 at 2:24 pm
The reshuffling of embers and the chair on the House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee has given yet another life to the debate over union dues.
February 27 at 2:20 pm
Louie “Chookie” Schexnayder Sr., a lifelong resident of Hahnville, passed away Feb. 21. He is survived by his three children Sabrina Phillips (Marion), Deirdre Faucheux, and Louie Schexnayder Jr.; grandchildren Clayton Faucheux III (Vera), Cory Faucheux (Ali), Nicholas Phillips; and two great- grandchildren; Cole and Cailah Faucheux. He is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
|Speaking for the children
February 27 at 2:16 pm
Most nonprofits would, in a perfect world, want to pay their volunteers. But for Louisiana’s Child Advocacy Services, being unpaid is, in fact, a key part of the job.
February 27 at 2:14 pm
Edward Anthony Pendarvis passed away Feb. 17. He was a resident of St. Rose, La., for 43 years.
|Arrests (Feb. 26)
February 27 at 2:08 pm
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law
|548 Norco Manufacturing Complex workers join nationwide USW strike
February 27 at 1:57 pm
Local union workers at Shell and Motiva refineries in Norco went on strike after negotiations with the petrochemical giant broke down last Saturday, joining the first nationwide oil refinery strike in more than 30 years.
|Tiger wrestler pins down second straight state title
February 27 at 1:54 pm
When Hahnville wrestler Kendrick Jones won the LHSAA Division I state championship last year, one of the first things he said to Hahnville wrestling coach Dan Erwin was “alright coach, what’s next?”
|Arts, cooking and children’s classes top Community Ed’s spring schedule
February 27 at 1:48 pm
Registration is open until Feb. 28 for more than 150 classes with St. Charles Parish Public Schools Community Education.
|Future of 50-year Des Allemands parade in jeopardy after low support
February 27 at 1:44 pm
Despite low participation and negative comments, Des Allemands has become the town that refuses to give up its more than 50-year-old Mardi Gras parade.
|Boutte mother charged with child abuse after toddler suffers fractures
February 27 at 1:43 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a Boutte woman with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile on Friday.
Brad Frazier, an LSU College of Agriculture freshman from St. Rose, scoops a small...
Three St. Charles Parish Public Schools teachers were recently named the top...
• Norco students honored for caring, friendship in February
• LSU AgCenter expands research for most popular flower - the rose
• S.C. Parish summer camp registration is underway
• Longtime ‘Voice of the LaBranche Wetlands’ is Rotary of St. Charles’ Citizen of the Year
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats went 2-2 over last week playing in the Sulpher...
It was a good week for the Hahnville Lady Tigers, who picked up wins against H.L....
• DHS star makes history
• Lady Tigers blank East St. John, 15-0
• Lady Cats rout Central Lafourche in 14-0 shutout
• Tigers beat STM 17-10, but can’t hold on against Barbe, Evangel
• Wildcats rebound from Jesuit loss to knock off Lutcher, 3-0
Cashio’s Food Villa has new name, owner - 3155 views
Marked by an impressive historical mural telling St. Charles Parish’s history, Cashio Food Villa is now part of Destrehan’s story, too.
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