West Nile spraying increased in wake of positive West Nile testing
October 10 at 1:18 am
With the West Nile Virus alert expanded to include Mimosa in Luling, mosquito spraying has been increased and the state Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) recommending precautions.

Absentee, early voting coming up for Oct. 24 election primary
October 10 at 1:17 am
As the Oct. 24 election primary fast approaches, St. Charles Parish voters can opt to vote early Saturday, Oct. 10, and Oct. 12 – 17.

VFW forum will feature parish prez, clerk, at-large council seats
October 10 at 1:14 am
With major leadership change coming, the West St. Charles Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3750 is hosting a political forum Tuesday so the public can ask their candidates questions about their plans for office.

Getting a taste of dozens of jambalaya and gumbo dishes drew a record crowd to the Battle for the Paddle. UW’s Battle for the Paddle wins with record crowd, teams
October 10 at 1:11 am
With people pouring into United Way of St. Charles’ 14th annual Battle for the Paddle competition last Thursday, it’s no surprise that one of the parish’s largest fundraisers drew a record 7,356 people and 135 teams.

$7.5M work OK’d to raise Willowridge levee
October 10 at 1:09 am
Work has begun on the second phase of the Willowridge levee and $7.4 million allocated for the third phase of the project.

Tougher EPA air rule hits refineries
October 10 at 1:06 am
St. Charles Parish refineries are among those nationally affected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new tighter air emission rules aimed at cutting contaminants.

Bayou Gauche firefighter rescuing Ally Gator near where she was tossed off I-310. Pit bull tossed into swamp likely bitten by alligator
October 10 at 1:03 am
Since being rescued from the swamp where she was thrown from Interstate 310 last Tuesday, Ally Gator the pit bull is doing much better.

Hahnville's Davonte Clark. Hahnville snaps back to form, beats Terrebonne 41-10
October 09 at 11:35 pm
Hahnville needed a victory in the worst way coming into its Friday night district matchup at Terrebonne, and the Tigers answered the bell and then some.

Destrehan's Dakota Torbert raises his arms to celebrate a touchdown. Destrehan rocks East St. John, 62-27
October 09 at 11:23 pm
For the second straight meeting between the two teams, Destrehan scored over 60 points in a dominating victory over East St. John.

Cody Schaffer (DHS), Warren Massiminni (HHS) and Joe Foucha (HHS) face off in the 50 freestyle.  DHS, HHS swim teams excel at UNO dual meet
October 09 at 11:55 am
The Destrehan and Hahnville swimming teams each competed in a dual meet last week at UNO in the Metro New Orleans High School Swim League, and both teams found plenty of success.

Pet of the Week: Dayton Pet of the Week: Dayton
October 09 at 10:02 am
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Dayton.

Paul Triche of Hahnville grabbing groceries in the recent Winn-Dixie shopping spree that he gave to Project Kingdom to help the homeless in the New Orleans area. Hahnville businessman is cool with pink to help others
October 09 at 9:59 am
When the Winn-Dixie shopping spree that Paul Triche of Hahnville had won was over, Triche’s two baskets just happened to be full of items that homeless people need.

Lady Tigers split two, will face DHS in district play
October 09 at 9:54 am
These are uncharted waters for Hahnville.

Hahnville's Drew Dunn Hahnville seeks rebound performance
October 09 at 9:49 am
These are uncharted waters for Hahnville.

Destrehan's John Williams Destrehan set for matchup with East St. John, former QB
October 09 at 9:41 am
Much has changed at East St. John since the last time it faced off with Destrehan.

Police seek help identifying shooter of Destrehan teen
October 08 at 2:37 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office said that a group of individuals were loitering outside a residence in the 200 block of Meadows Drive when a maroon or burgundy colored Taurus drove by traveling southbound on Meadows Drive Aug. 5 at around 11:45 p.m.

Kristian Mosley looks for a hole. Destrehan stays unbeaten, blasts Terrebonne 47-21
October 02 at 11:25 pm
Destrehan could have had a letdown game coming off of its rivalry win over Hahnville last week. But the Wildcats made sure that wasn’t in the cards.

Hahnville quarterback Mike Neal releases a pass (Paul Kieu/The Advertiser) Hahnville can't contain St. Thomas More in 52-12 loss
October 02 at 10:52 pm
Week 5 at St. Thomas More always promised to be one of the most challenging games on Hahnville’s schedule from both a physical and mental standpoint — the 4A Cougars are a perennial state contender, and the game would entail a Tiger road trip to Lafayette one week after facing archrival Destrehan.

Minister makes stop in  St. Charles on nationwide tour
Minister makes stop in St. Charles on nationwide tour
A man kneeled alongside U.S. Highway 90 last Wednesday in Boutte as cars whirred past, cars that undoubtedly held drivers and passengers who turned their heads to see the image he painted for them: dressed in red, from head to toe, and carrying a giant red cross to match.