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St. Charles UMC to hold Spring Craft Fair

LULING – The St. Charles United Methodist Church will hold its 4th annual Spring Craft Fair at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 12. The fair will feature a variety of concessions, a fun run-walk-bike marathon and an Easter egg hunt. The Luling library and Luling Volunteer Fire Station will also participate in the activities. Proceeds go the church’s Food Pantry, which is in partnership with Second Harvest. Last year, the church gave food that fed 8,347 people in the St. Charles Parish community. Please visit the church website at Also, indoor craft booths are available for $40, outdoor booths for $35 (bring a pop-up tent for shade).  Electricity is available for $10 and two 8-foot Tables are $10 for the set.  For more information and/or a booth application, contact Mary Anne Schindler at (985) 764-8386 or More...
March 12 at 10:38 am

Registration open for the Fun run-walk-bike

LULING – The Fun run-walk-bike online registration is open until March 6th at $15. per person or $50. per family.  After March 6th, Cost is $20 per person or $60 per family.  The event will start at 8:30 a.m. at the church located at 1905 Ormond Blvd, Destrehan, LA.  To pre-register, please go to More...
March 6 at 2:06 pm

Presidential Preference and Party Election

St. Charles Parish – The upcoming March 5th Presidential Preference Primary is a closed party primary by the choice of the Democrat and Republican parties in Louisiana. That means that only Democrats will vote for candidates on the Democratic Party Ballot and only Republicans will vote for Republican candidates on the Republican Party Ballot. If you are registered as: No Party, None, Other party, Green, Reform or Libertarian party member you will not be eligible to vote in the Presidential Preference Party Primary on March 5. You may verify your current information on your voter record by calling (985) 783-5120 or the website: More...
March 5 at 10:00 am

Fats Domino Tribute

Reserve – A Fats Domino tribute artist, Al “Lil Fats” Jackson, will perform music that made Fats Domino famous. The concert will take place on at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at St. John Theatre, 115 West 4th St., Reserve. Tickets are on sale now. For more information, contact Managing Director Crystal Faucheux (504) 676-4700.Read More...
February 20 at 2:07 pm

Hahnville Hi-Stepper tryout meeting

HAHNVILLE – A Hahnville Hi-Stepper tryout meeting for the 2016-17 team will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Hahnville High School Cafeteria. A parent or guardian should accompany those who compete in the tryout. Packets will be available at Hahnville High, J.B. Martin and R.K. schools after Feb. 18 for those who can not attend the meeting. For more information contact Robin Valdin at More...
February 18 at 2:08 pm

Women's Club Scholarship deadline

LULING – The St. Charles Women’s Club is offering scholarships to residents graduating high school. The scholarships will be awarded to students continuing their education in either a four-year program, two-year program, technical or vocational schools. Scholarship applications are available at Destrehan, Hahnville and St. Charles Catholic High Schools. Other High School seniors may obtain an application by emailing SCWC Scholarship Chairperson; Pam Shepard at The deadline to apply is Feb. 16.Read More...
February 16 at 3:38 pm

Bonnet Carre' Spillway fire is extinguished, trestles damaged

Following a multi-agency response, the fire that set ablaze train trestles on the Bonnet Carre' Spillway has been extinguished with “a few hot spots” remaining.
10 hours ago

Bonnet Carre' Spillway fire contained, train trestles still on fire

A fire started this morning (Feb. 13) that set one or more train trestles ablaze over the Bonnet Carre' Spillway has been contained by the multiple agencies that responded to the scene.
14 hours ago

The historic ‘chase hunters’

Pasttimes by TerryJones

Two hundred and fifty years ago, hunting was one of Louisiana’s most lucrative occupations. Read More...
Yesterday at 6:10 pm

Mardi Gras: Family, economy, community

“Show’em the wave, Tom!” a friend yelled to Nolan “Tom Poose” Boudreaux, king of this year’s Krewe of Lul as the St. Charles Parish Council expressed appreciation for the area’s Mardi Gras celebrations and observances.Read More...
Yesterday at 6:09 pm

Felons issue could surface in regular session

With the Louisiana Supreme Court siding with former state legislator Derrick Shepherd and ruling unconstitutional the provision barring convicted felons from running for office for 15 years after their sentences end, the question now becomes what’s next. Read More...
Yesterday at 6:07 pm


Alex Lee Oxford gained his angel wings on Jan. 22 at the age of 12. Read More...
Yesterday at 6:06 pm


Carrie Matherne Loupe passed away peacefully on Feb. 6.
Yesterday at 6:03 pm


Harry W. Daigle, 82, a native of Labadieville and resident of Luling passed away on Feb. 7.Read More...
Yesterday at 6:02 pm

Sheriff’s Reports (Feb. 11)


Kenneth Simoneaux, 55, of 2332 Church St. in Vacherie, was arrested Jan. 31 and charged with DWI, suspended driver’s license, open container, reckless operation, failure to use proper turn signal and no liability insurance.Read More...
Yesterday at 5:59 pm

Dow’s top Chemist competition sending two winners to state

Zachary Jaubert is still glowing about the IPad Mini he won as the grand champion of Dow’s St. Charles Parish “You Be the Chemist Challenge” and he’s equally thrilled over winning a competition he didn’t think he’d win.Read More...
Yesterday at 5:56 pm

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Thriller filmed in Hahnville gets Super Bowl treatment
Thriller filmed in Hahnville gets Super Bowl treatment
A thriller produced by J.J. Abrams that stars John Goodman and was partially filmed in Hahnville received prime time coverage during Sunday’s Super Bowl.