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Outdoor extravaganza will draw hundreds of kids to Norco Outdoor extravaganza will draw hundreds of kids to Norco
Yesterday at 3:02 pm
The goal is to put a duck call (pink or camo) and a fishing pole – anything that’s not electronic - in every little hand Saturday at the first annual St. Charles Greenwing Day and Chili Cookoff.

St. Charles Parish receives Distinguished Budget Presentation award
August 21 at 2:56 pm
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded its Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to St. Charles Parish government for its budget.

All-Stars win USSSA Memorial All-Stars win USSSA Memorial
August 21 at 2:44 pm
The St. Charles Parish All-Star 7-year-old boys baseball team finished their season with a tournament win at the USSSA Dennis Estay Memorial Tournament.

Paul Aucoin, executive director, Port of South Louisiana; Geoff Green, senior legislative aide for Congressman Steve Scalise; Chassity McComack, executive director, River Region Chamber of Commerce; Jordan Tremblay, public affairs manager, Dow Chemical Co.; and, Brant DeLaune, Dow Chemical Co. Chamber hosts congressional ‘drive-in’ visit in River Region
August 21 at 1:53 pm
The River Region Chamber of Commerce, with presenting sponsor Dow Chemical Co., hosted a congressional drive-in visit on Aug. 11 at the Port of South Louisiana Guest House.

Patience and love help overcome stress in busy life
August 21 at 1:51 pm
For some of us, stress in our lives begins from the moment we wake up until the moment our heads hit the pillow at night.

Self-financing is becoming a trend in this election cycle
August 21 at 1:44 pm
It’s not unheard of to have a self-financed candidate in a major Louisiana campaign. But to see seven statewide candidates, including one incumbent and a regional officeholder, dipping into their own pockets during the same reporting period is somewhat unusual.

Get ready for elections and lots of choices
August 21 at 1:42 pm
Ahead of Louisianans lie a lot of politics in selecting holders of many local and state offices during the current year and next year when the thundering herd of at least 17 Republican candidates and one or two on the Democratic side intensify the race for our next president of the United States.

Brad Nolan Brad Nolan
August 21 at 1:40 pm
Brad Nolan, loving husband, devoted father and a good friend to many, passed away on Aug. 9 in Birmingham, Ala. following a tragic swimming accident that he suffered in Gulf Shores, Ala.

Alvin Peter “Champ” Champagne Alvin Peter “Champ” Champagne
August 21 at 1:37 pm
Alvin Peter “Champ” Champagne, a native of St. Charles Parish and a lifelong resident of Luling, passed away on Aug. 9, 2015, at the age of 88.

Alvin Peter “Champ”Champagne Alvin Peter “Champ”Champagne
August 21 at 1:37 pm
Alvin Peter “Champ” Champagne, a native of St. Charles Parish and a lifelong resident of Luling, passed away on Aug. 9, 2015, at the age of 88.

Sheriff’s Reports (Aug. 20)
August 21 at 1:33 pm
Arrests

• Brent Alexander, 31, of 82 Carriage Lane in Destrehan, was arrested Aug. 10 and charged with aggravated battery and domestic battery.

St. Charles Parish merchants question state’s tax holiday St. Charles Parish merchants question state’s tax holiday
August 21 at 1:29 pm
When numerous customers came into Stell Furniture Co. in Luling not knowing it was a sales tax holiday Aug. 7 - 8, owner David Stell couldn’t help but ask why.

Destrehan man allegedly stabs spouse with screwdriver Destrehan man allegedly stabs spouse with screwdriver
August 21 at 1:27 pm
A Destrehan man was arrested and charged with aggravated battery and domestic abuse battery for allegedly striking his girlfriend and stabbing her with a screwdriver.

Keep calm and chive on Keep calm and chive on
August 21 at 1:23 pm
A $70,000 handicap van and Comfee seat recently donated by Chive Charities came as enormous relief to Carissa Oxford of Luling, who is determined to stay the course on helping her son, Alex, deal with a rare debilitating disease.

I-310 flyover ramp proposed for St. Charles Parish I-310 flyover ramp proposed for St. Charles Parish
August 21 at 1:21 pm
Area residents will get to comment on a proposed I-310 flyover ramp aimed at easing traffic congestion on U.S. Highway 90 in St. Charles Parish.

Gators use Davis Pond  Diversion as a fish buffet Gators use Davis Pond Diversion as a fish buffet
August 21 at 1:16 pm
There are big, leathery prehistoric creatures with an intense gaze hanging out at the Davis Pond diversion structure near Ama.

NCIS: New Orleans scenes filmed  at Destrehan Plantation NCIS: New Orleans scenes filmed at Destrehan Plantation
August 21 at 1:11 pm
The wedding scene is dreamlike with a trellis surrounded by moss-draped oaks on the plush green grounds of one of Louisiana’s most epic locations when the murder victim is discovered.

Landowner cancels plans for controversial lake in Bayou Gauche Landowner cancels plans for controversial lake in Bayou Gauche
August 21 at 1:04 pm
Bayou Gauche community residents had barraged the St. Charles Parish Planning Commission with questions, a town meeting was scheduled to address them and then landowner Cecil Sumners withdrew his permit application Tuesday for the lake that drew all this attention.

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Proposed lake raised ire of residents
Proposed lake raised ire of residents
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Bayou Gauche area residents bombarded the St. Charles Parish Planning Commission with questions about a North Carolina landowner’s permit request to extract minerals on land in the area and turn the hole into a lake for a future residential development.