HAHNVILLE, La. (AP) - A motorcyclist has died as the result of an accident in St. Charles Parish. State police say it happened Friday evening on Louisiana Highway 18 near Airport Lane. The victim was 60-year-old William Ziebel of Waggaman. State police say he was heading east on Louisiana 18... more »
NORCO, La. (AP) - St. Charles Parish plans a parishwide push to clean litter off its streets on March 22. The Times-Picayune reports the parish is branding the push as the Trash Bash. The sweep will take place from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The parish is seeking volunteers. Individuals or teams... more »
HAHNVILLE, La. (AP) - The St. Charles Parish Courthouse reopens Tuesday for normal business after authorities evacuated the building when a judge's staff member opened an envelope and a white, flakey substance was found. The sheriff's office said staff in Judge Lauren Lemmon's office received the envelope from an inmate... more »
LULING, La. (AP) - Plans for a science lab at Luling Elementary School will be scaled back because all nine bids were over budget. The St. Charles Parish School Board got $934,800 from the Louisiana Recovery Authority to replace the lab destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. But The Times-Picayune reports that... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Fire Marshall H. "Butch" Browning says a 48-year-old St. Charles Parish woman has died of burns from a fire earlier in the week. He says investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire that killed Christine Loupe of Paradis (PAR-uh-dee), but believe... more »
St. Charles Parish officials say a marsh fire that was burning near Interstate 310 has moved away from the highway.
State police spokeswoman Melissa Matey said authorities closed a lane on the interstate Saturday evening, causing traffic to back up considerably.
By Sunday morning, however, the wind was... more »