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Port of South Louisiana will maintain, restore ‘landmark’ jet fighter

The Blue Angel aircraft that has become a true landmark at the entrance of the Port of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport isn’t going anywhere — though that was anything but certain until a recent deal was brokered. Read More...
June 17 at 9:35 am

A survivor of neglect and animal cruelty, this little Shihtzu is enjoying 'post-rescue life'

Neglected, pregnant and mostly left to fend for herself, Mocha has already proven herself a survivor. Read More...
June 17 at 9:29 am

Chamber discusses flood insurance with Congressional delegation at Fly-In

On top of mounting worry that Congress could substantially increase flood insurance rates again next year also comes the fear that private insurers getting into the business will cause them to rise even more.Read More...
June 17 at 9:26 am

Truck carrying bleach overturns on Paul Maillard Road in Luling

A truck carrying concentrated bleach overturned this morning at the corner of Canal Street and Paul Maillard Road in Luling.Read More...
June 17 at 9:24 am

Luling child actress working for big break

Like a high-suspense movie keeping the audience on the edge of its seat, Haylee Manning’s pursuit of her dream would already fill an exciting script about her life.Read More...
June 17 at 9:18 am

Sheriff readies for 6th term, touts lower crime, police complex as legacy

As Greg Champagne prepares to be sworn in to his sixth consecutive term as St. Charles Parish Sheriff on June 21, he has no plans to call it quits anytime soon — even if, interestingly, he didn’t aspire to take that role as a young man at all. Read More...
June 17 at 9:13 am

‘Scream’ very loud - again: Filming returns to area for the TV series

A “Scream: The TV Series” film crew re-appeared in Luling last week to continue filming the MTV slasher series.
June 17 at 9:10 am

Luling woman recounts horror of cat shot with arrow

For a black cat, Max has incredible luck although what happened to him has evoked outrage and a Luling man charged with animal cruelty.Read More...
June 17 at 9:06 am

Hahnville man gives kidney to brother, saves his life

The bond between brothers is often spoken of, but rarely could you find it exemplified more than in the story of Hahnville's Alexander and Jordan Hamilton - one of love and sacrifice. Read More...
June 17 at 9:01 am

Entergy targets August to start building $869M power plant

In a move to increase Entergy Louisiana's power supply for a growing market, the electricity provider expects to break ground in August for an $869 million power station in Montz.Read More...
June 17 at 8:55 am

100 years and counting: Destrehan Post Office marks longevity while others are closed

At a time when the U.S. Postal System has closed thousands of locations as part of downsizing nationally, the Destrehan Post Office celebrated its 100th anniversary.Read More...
June 10 at 9:43 am

St. Charles School Board awards $28M bid for construction of performing arts center

The St. Charles Parish School Board accepted a $28.3 million bid for the third phase of construction of the Rodney R. Lafon Performing Arts Center, with Lamar Contractors LLC taking on the project. Read More...
June 10 at 9:40 am

'Ali’s biggest fan': Ama historian celebrates 'the greatest of all time'

It's a bittersweet time in the life of Glenn Singleton, the well-known Muhammad Ali historian, enthusiast and Ama resident - he lost a hero, but has witnessed a world of people celebrating the life and legacy of the man many consider "the greatest of all time."Read More...
June 10 at 9:34 am

Deputy peddles 250 miles in memory of friend who died in line of duty

For Sgt. Rickie Marlowe Jr., peddling 250 miles from Fort Smith, Va., to Washington, D.C., is a matter of life and death.Read More...
June 10 at 9:29 am

Early Childhood Network prepping children for kindergarten in St. Charles Parish

As Celeste White approaches age 4, this once shy child has found her place with confidence at George Washington Carver Early Learning Center in Hahnville.Read More...
June 10 at 9:24 am

Council debates $180K contract to hire lobbyist in state budget crunch

Rehiring Tauzin Consultants as a lobbyist for the St. Charles Parish government drew spirited debate among council members who questioned the need for one when the state of Louisiana is struggling in one of its worse budget crunches in history.Read More...
June 10 at 9:14 am

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Paul Maillard Road open again after truck accident
Paul Maillard Road open again after truck accident
The portion of the road that was closed due to an overturned truck at the corner of Canal Street and Paul Maillard Road in Luling has now been reopened.