Volume 141 Number 25 - Jun 19, 2014


$7.9 million DHS wing in jeopardy of not being ready when teachers report
A long-awaited addition to Destrehan High School appears to be at least three and a half months behind its initially schedule completion date and is in danger of not being ready when faculty return from summer break in early August.


16U All-Stars win Governor’s Games
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles 16U All-Stars have started their summer season with a 9-0 record, winning the 2014 ASA 16U Class B Governor’s Games Championship in Hammond.

Our View

Iraq needs our support
As time moves forward, it seems we are going backward to the times in the first half of the 1900s when we were faced with two world wars that brought more destruction than we had ever experienced.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (June 19)
From staff and wire reports
•Chanell Ingram, 33, of 1318 Paul Fredrick St. in Luling, was arrested on May 30 and charged with DWI, driver not licensed and as a fugitive from another agency.


St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office detective promoted to major
From staff and wire reports
Sheriff Greg Champagne has announced the promotion of Gil Schmidt to the rank of major.
“Murphy” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Murphy.
Student graduates from Latter-Day Saint seminary
From staff and wire reports
Destrehan High School graduate Isaiah Harding accepted his graduation certificate May 25 for completing four years of early-morning scripture study classes from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seminary program.
United Way scholarships
From staff and wire reports
United Way of St. Charles recently awarded LIVE UNITED scholarships to eight St. Charles Parish graduating high school seniors.


Dean Barry Jiles Jr., former resident of Goodbee and a resident of Paradis, passed away at University Hospital in New Orleans on May 17.
Honor, love, integrity and family summarize well the life of Harvey O. Wylie, 86, devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend, who passed away comfortably in his sleep on June 13.