Montz residents question industrial growth’s impact on community

When Shannie Marie Borne saw St. Charles Parish's signs posted in Montz announcing a rezoning request that would clear the way for a gas compressor station in their residential community, she started circulating a petition opposing it.Read More...
June 14 at 6:00 am

Luling's ‘little warrior’ is fighting rare condition

For DeeDee Comardelle, finding out she was having twins was like having an out of body experience.Read More...
June 14 at 5:00 am

Echoe, where are you?

Vicki Matherne often looks up to the sky in hopes of catching a glimpse of her beloved, lost pet Echoe. Read More...
June 14 at 4:00 am

St. Charles citizens advised to stay vigilant entering hurricane season

In light of the start of hurricane season last week, St. Charles Parish has made a major effort to prepare its residents for any potential emergency it may cause. Read More...
June 14 at 3:00 am

ATV riders sought in damage to Willowdale levee

St. Charles Parish officials are advising residents to avoid using all terrain vehicles (ATVs) near the sites of the West Hurricane Protection Levee after sections were damaged near the Willowdale Pump Station in Luling this week.
June 09 at 1:21 pm

Family Dollar will open store in Hahnville

Hankins Development has broken ground for a Family Dollar Store in Hahnville.Read More...
June 07 at 2:37 pm

Trump’s proposed budget could cost parish $1.4M in revenue

If the Trump administration ends sharing Gulf of Mexico oil and gas royalties with Gulf states including Louisiana as proposed, St. Charles Parish could lose $1.4 million a year beginning next year.Read More...
June 07 at 2:35 pm

Teacher fighting leukemia in ‘high spirits’ with help from supporters

For the many people whose lives have been touched by Boutte Christian Academy teacher Lisa Barlow, her recent leukemia diagnosis was a devastating blow. Read More...
June 07 at 2:28 pm

Members team up to reopen Grand Ridge pool

It was a nostalgic and exciting day for the many people who took a dip in the sparkling waters of the newly reopened swimming pool at Grand Ridge Country Club on Memorial Day.Read More...
June 07 at 2:17 pm

Virus attacking crawfish crop, drives local prices higher

Crawfish and Louisiana are synonymous with one another, and it’s a relationship that runs much deeper than semantics: it’s estimated that more than 7,000 people depend, directly or indirectly, on the crawfish industry, which contributes more than $300 million to the state’s economy.Read More...
June 07 at 2:13 pm

New subdivision proposed for Hahnville

St. Charles Parish Council Chairman Terrell Wilson is busy trying to keep pace with Hahnville’s growth, particularly with a second subdivision recently proposed for the area.Read More...
June 07 at 2:08 pm

More walking and biking paths planned in St. Charles Parish, public input needed

Plans are underway to make St. Charles Parish more accommodating and accessible for walking and bicycling and in order to maximize those efforts, the parish and the Regional Planning Commission (RPC) are looking to the public to provide input. Read More...
June 06 at 9:31 am

Two charged with St. Rose kidnapping in alleged drug deal

Two people have been arrested and charged with aggravated kidnapping after allegedly holding a person hostage in St. Rose to collect a $600 payment for drugs.
May 31 at 5:03 pm

Manslaughter charge dropped in Destrehan shooting

The Destrehan man accused of shooting and killing 25-year-old Weston Keller over money was released after a grand jury did not indict him on manslaughter.Read More...
May 26 at 6:00 pm

Mississippi River expected to crest at 16.5 feet, but not enough to force opening of spillway

Heavy rains from the North and Midwest are expected to make the Mississippi River crest at 16.5 feet by May 28, just narrowly missing the “trigger” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers relies on to open the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway.Read More...
May 26 at 11:47 am

Destrehan missionary has led students into Mexico for 13 years

Mexico's Piedras Negras is a poverty-stricken "pure unconditional love" that has drawn Janeen Rodrigue back there as a missionary for 13 years.Read More...
May 26 at 9:00 am

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Echoe, where are you?
Echoe, where are you?
Vicki Matherne often looks up to the sky in hopes of catching a glimpse of her beloved, lost pet Echoe.