A map showing the well's location. Company plans to drill for gas near Willowdale
November 27 at 12:28 pm
A company’s plans for an exploratory well have hit a wall after residents of the Willowdale subdivision in Luling expressed concerns over the noise and affect to property values.

Dixie Todaro (left) accepts a gift basket from Mimosa Park principal Michele deBruler. Mimosa Park Elementary selects Teacher of the Year
November 27 at 8:00 am
Mrs. Michele deBruler, principal of Mimosa Park Elementary, announced Dixie Todaro as the 2015 Mimosa Park Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

Shown seated: Laura Taylor, William Donovan, Rashanda Jones, LaToria Temple, Angela Jordan, Trishan Charles and Hope Gullage.  Standing are:  Nathalie White-Vigne, Angel Canselo-Sparks, Nakeil Watson, Principal, Mr. Blood, Dottie Young, Dwayne White, Sandra Dee Washington, Shawanda Custard and Darlene Cortez. Bus driver breakfast seeks to improve transportation in schools
November 27 at 8:00 am
R. K. Smith held a “get to know our bus drivers” breakfast for administration.

Vitter, Nungesser lead early 2015 poll
19 hours ago
Voters, obviously, are not yet tuned into the 2015 ballot, despite the intriguing races it will host.

It’s time to give thanks
19 hours ago
Though there are many disturbances around the world this day and age, there is still very much to be thankful for. That is what we should concentrate on as we enjoy our turkey and dressings this Thanksgiving.

Arrests (Nov. 27)
19 hours ago
•John A. Paul, 28, of 604 E. Club Drive in St. Rose was arrested on Nov. 17 and charged with aggravated battery and simple battery.

ADM files lawsuit over genetically modified corn
19 hours ago

Archer Daniels Midland Co. has sued a Swiss agribusiness because they say that company’s genetically engineered corn has tainted much of the regular corn crop in the United States. That has caused China has rejected shipments of corn from ADM, resulting in “tens of millions of dollars” in losses, ADM said.

Teens charged with vandalizing Ormond Park
19 hours ago
Two juveniles are accused of causing $3,500 in damage at Ormond Park.

The Destrehan High School band performs at UL-Lafayette. DHS band will perform in oldest Thanksgiving parade
19 hours ago
The Destrehan High School band will perform a New Orleans medley as part of the nation’s oldest Thanksgiving parade in Philadelphia this Thursday.

Van T. Bell Early life of Des Allemands Navy aquanaut shrouded in secrecy
19 hours ago
Though much of his work for the Navy remains classified, a former Des Allemands resident finally received some long-overdue recognition for his contributions in the private sector as a deep sea diver.

Emily Naquin Obituary: Emily Naquin
Yesterday at 4:02 pm
Emily Agnes Lyons Naquin, 92, a native of Chauvin, La. And a resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Monday, Nov. 24.

Shelley Dufresne Destrehan teacher pleads not guilty to sex with student
Yesterday at 1:20 pm
Destrehan High School English teacher Shelley Dufresne, who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student, pled not guilty to carnal knowledge of a juvenile on Tuesday in St. Charles Parish.

Hahnville storms back in fourth quarter to beat Haughton Hahnville storms back in fourth quarter to beat Haughton
November 21 at 10:36 pm
With Hahnville trailing Haughton 14-13 late in the fourth quarter, linebacker Peyton Robert scooped up a fumble and rumbled into the end zone to give the Tigers their first lead of the game.

Destrehan routs ESJ to advance to quarterfinals Destrehan routs ESJ to advance to quarterfinals
November 21 at 9:48 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats made a statement Friday night by running all over East St. John in a 68-14 victory. With the win, the Wildcats advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 5A playoffs where they will face parish rival Hahnville.

Des Allemands holds service for fallen soldiers Des Allemands holds service for fallen soldiers
November 21 at 11:16 am
On Nov. 11, 2014, a memorial service for Fallen Soldiers was held at the monument in Des Allemands, La.

Harry Hurst Choir Concert Harry Hurst Choir Concert
November 21 at 11:12 am
The St. Charles Parish Public Schools recently held their Parish Honor Choir Concert.

Keiko Bernard Book Review: “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”
November 21 at 11:07 am
Ned Vizzini’s “It’s Kind of A Funny Story” follows fifteen-year-old Craig Gilner of New York in his battle with depression. When Craig reaches his last cry for help, he lands in a mental hospital.

Zip Humane Society Pet of the Week: Zip
November 21 at 11:04 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Zip, a one-year-old Aussie mix breed dog.


Volunteers breathe new life into park by helping replace cut-down trees
Volunteers breathe new life into park by helping replace cut-down trees
Nearly 30 hazardous trees were removed from Luling’s Rathborne Park in September, but an industrial gasses company stepped in to make sure that residents will enjoy plenty of shade in the future.