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Pair of fires occur hours apart in Luling Pair of fires occur hours apart in Luling
December 12 at 8:00 am
The Luling Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scene of two separate fires that occurred just hours apart last Tuesday, highlighting the need for parish residents to take extra precautions during the winter months.

New lunch joint will open on River Road in Luling New lunch joint will open on River Road in Luling
December 12 at 8:00 am
The former site of P.J.’s Po Boys in Luling will re-open in January as Fatty’s Shack, which will cater to a lunchtime crowd.

Haley Taylor performs in “Cinderella.” Destrehan student selected to perform at Carnegie Hall
December 12 at 8:00 am
The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland and Luciano Pavarotti all performed at New York’s Carnegie Hall, now Destrehan junior Haley Taylor will follow in those famous footsteps.

Destrehan senior offensive lineman Louis Kieffer rejoices after the Wildcats score a go-ahead touchdown that clinched a win over West Monroe. Destrehan will face Acadiana in the Superdome on Saturday at 7 p.m. for the Class 5A state championship. Dome Bound: Destrehan Wildcats seek third state title in 7 years
December 12 at 8:00 am
When Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux returned to lead the Wildcats in 2012, he knew that he faced a lot of pressure to quickly turn the football program around.

Larry Cochran and Carolyn Schexnaydre 2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
December 12 at 8:00 am
Even though the election is almost a year away, two St. Charles Parish Council members have already thrown their hats into the ring for the parish’s top executive post.

Congressional victors already have committee assignments
December 11 at 3:39 pm
The U.S. House Republican Steering Committee has already set aside committee seats for the victors of Louisiana’s recent congressional runoffs.

Louisiana politics take a turn
December 11 at 3:38 pm
Our state that used to be a part of the solid Democratic south has taken a definite change of face. When new statewide officials take over, every one of them will be Republican.

Arrests (Dec. 11)
December 11 at 3:36 pm
•Aiden J. Smith, 17, of 135 Pleasant Valley Drive in Des Allemands, was arrested on Dec. 1 and charged with two counts of burglary of a moveable.

3 justices  of the peace elected Saturday 3 justices of the peace elected Saturday
December 11 at 3:35 pm
Three St. Charles Parish justices of the peace were elected on Saturday, with two of the races decided by around 200 votes.

Motorcyclist killed in Hahnville wreck Motorcyclist killed in Hahnville wreck
December 11 at 3:35 pm
A 30-year-old motorcyclist was killed in Hahnville on Saturday after he struck a car and was ejected.

Destrehan quarterback Kohen Granier scrambles to pick up a first down. Destrehan advances to state title game with win over West Monroe
December 05 at 9:54 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats stormed out to a 21-3 lead over West Monroe - and held off a second half rally by the Rebels - to punch their ticket to the Class 5A state championship game with a 27-22 win on Friday.

Children who bring new toys to Luling park can meet Elsa from 'Frozen,' Santa Claus Children who bring new toys to Luling park can meet Elsa from 'Frozen,' Santa Claus
December 05 at 12:05 pm
Children who bring an unopened new toy to Luling’s Monsanto Park on Saturday will get to play fun games, visit with Elsa from the movie “Frozen” and meet Santa Claus.

Mongrue Mongrue
December 05 at 11:14 am
Earline Roux Mongrue, a resident of Luling born Oct. 8, 1918, passed peacefully into her eternal life on Nov. 28 at the age of 96.

Naquin Naquin
December 05 at 11:13 am
Emily Agnes Lyons Naquin, 92, a native of Chauvin and a resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Monday, Nov. 24.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the church cemetery.

We need to take responsibility for ourselves
December 05 at 11:13 am
When things go wrong, we sometimes begin to feel sorry for ourselves or we become envious of other’s success. It may be that we lost a job, we missed out on a promotion at work, or we wonder why we don’t have the big house with the swimming pool. We begin to make excuses, we wallow in self-pity, or we blame someone else for our plight. Let’s examine some of these situations.

State budget debacle only just beginning
December 05 at 11:12 am
How will lawmakers deal with a $1.4 billion budget hole next year?

Get ready to vote, visit Santa
December 05 at 11:10 am
This weekend in St. Charles Parish, there are two very important things residents can do.

Arrests (Dec. 4)
December 05 at 11:09 am
•Shanique Morgan, 25, of 240 Vidal St. in Ama, was arrested on Nov. 25 and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, not having a display plate and possession or distribution of a legend drug.

Lifestyles

Hahnville Volleyball gives back to senior community
Hahnville Volleyball gives back to senior community
Members of the Hahnville Volleyball team volunteered at Ashton Manor Assisted...
Book Review: ”Divergent”
Book Review: "Divergent"
Veronica Roth, author of Divergent, creates a perfectly balanced and structured...

Despite loss, future bright for Hahnville
Despite loss, future bright for Hahnville
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Hahnville’s football season ended last Friday with a 24-12 loss to Destrehan in the Class 5A quarterfinals, but preparation for next year began the following Monday, according to Tiger head coach Nick Saltaformaggio.

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