|Louisiana Catfish Festival
June 21 at 9:48 am
DES ALLEMANDS - The Louisiana Catfish Festival will take place this year from June 21-23 at St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Church.
Festival hours will be 5 p.m.-11 p.m. on Friday, June 21; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 and 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 23.
The festival will feature pay-one-price rides, live bands, balloon animals, children’s games, food, a country store, a plant booth and Craft Booths will be open throughout the weekend.
|Council delays vote on Sunset Drainage levee projects
9 hours ago
The St. Charles Parish Council delayed a vote on an ordinance that would try to close the Sunset Drainage District Levee after cost estimates for the projects varied by nearly $30 million.
|Book Review: “Monster”
June 16 at 10:45 am
Monster, written by Walter Dean Myers, takes place in present day Manhattan, New York. Monster is a suspenseful fiction book about a teenage boy convicted for a crime he did not commit.
|Swamp Pop Dances
June 15 at 10:32 am
It’s a Sunday afternoon in Boutte and the traffic on Highway 90 is virtually nonexistent.
|This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Callie”
June 14 at 10:47 am
Callie is this week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet.
|Driver’s license or passport needed?
June 14 at 9:24 am
Recent federal law requires that in order to use one’s driver’s license as an I.D. for boarding a flight on a commercial airline the license must include certain information in the magnetic strip.
|Huey Long Bridge Run great way to spend Father’s Day
June 14 at 9:21 am
If you’re into running and sightseeing, there’s no better way to spend Father’s Day Sunday than to go to Bridge City and enter the first Huey P. Long Bridge Run. There will be a lot of memories revealed in the minds of at least the older folks in our community.
|We need less national, more local government
June 14 at 9:20 am
It’s time to start reconsidering the make-up of governments in the United States and produce a system where local people can have more control over the way they live. This will give them more freedom to do the things they want to do.
June 14 at 9:19 am
Al Mayeux, 66, of Roxie, Miss. passed away Wednesday, June 5 in Natchez, Miss.
June 14 at 9:18 am
EJ Aucoin, 73, a native of Belle River and longtime resident of Pierre Part and a resident of Patterson, passed away June 3 in Lafayette surrounded by his loving family.
|Arrests (June 13)
June 14 at 9:17 am
•Darryl Davis, 21, of 106 Louis the First St. in Luling, was arrested on June 8 and charged with second-degree murder and felon carrying an illegal weapon.
|Multiple pieces of legislation aim to fix Biggert-Waters Act
June 14 at 9:16 am
Several pieces of legislation and amendments sponsored by the Louisiana Congressional delegation should work to correct changes to the National Flood Insurance Program that have caused widespread panic in St. Charles Parish and around the country.
|Smith’s surrogate parent bill causes controversy
June 14 at 9:14 am
Gov. Bobby Jindal will have a chance to weigh in on a controversial bill passed by a local legislator that would provide expanded rights to the biological parents of a surrogate child.
|Council adopts plan that calls for creation of larger, strategically located parks
June 14 at 9:13 am
The St. Charles Parish Council has approved a new recreation master plan that calls for large-scale, strategically located community parks while eliminating some undersized, underutilized recreational sites in neighborhoods.
|Parish presidents complain about port dealings, cite lack of communication
June 14 at 9:00 am
With the upcoming change in leadership at the Port of South Louisiana, some local leaders are hoping for an improvement in communications with the port.
|Trio catch limit of redfish in Cocodrie
June 13 at 11:43 am
After limiting out on speckled trout in Cocodrie, Hunter McDonald, Jake Cologne and Taylor "TJ" Joyce headed back to try their luck again. This time they wanted to catch limits of redfish.
|4 Lady Tigers land on coaches’ All-State team
June 13 at 11:41 am
Four Hahnville High School softball players were selected to the coaches’ Class 5A All-State team.
|HHS track star selected to All-State squad
June 13 at 11:13 am
Hahnville track star Bryce Robinson was selected to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-State team.
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Car used in fatal crash stopped by St. John Sheriff’s deputies only hours before - 979 views
The St. John Sheriff’s Office apparently gave a LaPlace woman accused of killing three people, including a pregnant woman, in an accident on Airline Highway in Norco control of the car after arresting the car’s original driver only hours earlier.