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David J. Saucier, 61, a native and resident of Raceland, La., passed away on May 17.Read More...
Yesterday at 9:14 am


Earline Dufrene Gaudet, 85, a native of Des Allemands and resident of Raceland passed away May 21. Read More...
Yesterday at 9:11 am

Parish seeking housing options for juveniles with Assumption detention center closing

The May 31 closure of the Assumption Parish Youth Detention Center has left St. Charles Parish among dozens of agencies in the state looking for alternatives on where to house juveniles delinquents with pending charges.Read More...
Yesterday at 9:03 am

J.B. Martin teacher, students combine for marriage proposal to remember

Joshua Martin knew he wanted to marry Brittany Weimer, his girlfriend of six years. Martin also knew he wouldn’t be satisfied if the proposal was anything less than extraordinarily memorable.Read More...
Yesterday at 9:00 am

Retailers: Reduction of sales tax holidays will hurt sales, force cuts

The annual Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday typically held the last weekend of May is this year’s latest casualty to Louisiana’s budget crunch – and more crunching may be coming.Read More...
Yesterday at 8:57 am

St. Charles Hospital gets new CEO

Bringing previous experience as a hospital administrator to the position, Ritchie J. Dupre has been named St. Charles Parish Hospital’s CEO effective May 30.Read More...
Yesterday at 8:53 am

Residents flock to new gun course to defend themselves

Dawn Ortego isn’t willing to become a statistic.
Yesterday at 8:49 am

Torching wife’s Luling house will cost man $20K

A Kenner man was recently convicted of simple arson for setting fire to his wife’s Luling home. Read More...
Yesterday at 8:45 am

School Board set to tackle trans bathroom law

The St. Charles Parish School Board has stepped up its next move on a federal mandate that allows transgender students to use a bathroom based on their chosen sex, but it’s doing it amid a growing political firestorm nationally.Read More...
Yesterday at 8:39 am

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Vincent

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Vincent the dog.Read More...
Yesterday at 8:00 am

Anthony ‘Pooka’ Williams of HHS visits R. K. Smith Middle

Anthony “Pooka” Williams of Hahnville High School recently visited R. K. Smith Middle School to speak to students about motivation, determination and pursuing their dreams.Read More...
Yesterday at 8:00 am

Coach Saltaformaggio visits R. K. Smith

Hahnville High School Football Coach Nick Saltaformaggio, better known as Coach Salt and DeVonte Cravin, graduating slot receiver, recently visited R. K. Smith Middle School to meet with eighth grade boys.Read More...
Yesterday at 8:00 am

Des Allemands chef aims to earn Mr. Louisiana Seafood title this weekend against top chefs in the state

With the glistening waters of Des Allemands showing through a window in the kitchen of Spahr’s Seafood restaurant, Chef Ryan Gaudet readied ingredients for his blackened catfish recipe.Read More...
Yesterday at 8:00 am

Destrehan tandem earns coaches’ All-State honors

Destrehan nearly shocked the world in February, when its boys soccer team came close to upending second-seeded Mandeville in round two of the Division I soccer playoffs. Mandeville was nationally ranked and dominated most of its competition this season, but the Wildcats nearly came away with the road win to advance. Read More...
Yesterday at 8:00 am

Wildcats use spring to evaluate, retool

Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux calls spring an evaluation period, and given the Wildcats need to replace six starters on offense and nine on defense going into next season, it wasn’t a time he, nor his coaching staff, would take lightly.Read More...
Yesterday at 8:00 am

HHS alum, walk-on catcher thrives after injury

In more ways than one, Jared Vial’s story was quite unlikely, one made a reality thanks to serious drive and determination.Read More...
Yesterday at 8:00 am

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HHS welders are eager to forge their careers
HHS welders are eager to forge their careers
Dalton Comardelle and Manuel Medina have big plans.
As Hahnville High School graduates, the two have just completed the school’s welding program and plan to go into business together as welders. They are among the school’s trade career success stories.