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St. Charles Public Schools ranked 4th best in state

Ranking as the fourth best performing public school district in Louisiana, St. Charles Parish Schools Superintendent Felecia Gomez-Walker said their success is partly based on how students scored on major tests like the ACT.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 9:00 am

Marilyn Richoux's love for the past helped set St. Charles Parish's future

Although Marilyn Richoux has been recognized for her many accomplishments in St. Charles Parish, she readily explains they were only made possible with the help of people equally passionate about preservation.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 9:00 am

Destrehan man is thankful for the donor who saved his life

Enio Roquel had been signed up as an organ donor for the past 25 years.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 7:00 am

St. Rose man who led police on chase gets 6 months in jail

A St. Rose man who led police on a high-speed car chase and was accused of attempting to run an officer’s car off the road in February was sentenced to six months in St. Charles Parish prison.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 7:00 am

Luling pilot's WWII ring coming home after 73 years in Italy

A fortunate encounter between a Luling pilot and 10-year-old Italian boy in World War II gave rise to a 73-year-old story.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 7:00 am

Bringing the party back to the Krewe of Lul

It's been more than 10 years since the Krewe of Lul had a Mardi Gras ball, but that will change this coming year to highlight its 40th anniversary.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 6:00 am

Voters to decide on tax renewal for parks, Council on Aging

Following a vote by the St. Charles Parish Council in favor of renewing property taxes that in large part funds the parish's Department of Parks and Recreation and Council on Aging, St. Charles Parish residents will decide whether to make that a reality on the Dec. 10 ballot.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 5:00 am

Rotary Club Thanksgiving baskets called a blessing

Roy Clements of Montz didn’t expect the Rotary Club of St. Charles’ Thanksgiving basket of food that came to his family’s door last Wednesday, but he was visibly appreciative of getting it.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 4:00 am

Car Care giving back

As we approach the heart of the holiday season, Today’s Car Care is looking to spread a little holiday cheer to a lucky recipient.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 4:00 am

Entergy gets approval to build $869M power station in Montz

The Louisiana Public Service Commission approved construction of Entergy's $869 million power station in Montz on Wednesday (Nov. 16).Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 11:08 am

HHS students honored by president for volunteer work

Hahnville High School student Gillian Hebert was thrilled to earn a Presidential Volunteer Service Award for her volunteer efforts with Wetlands Watchers — and was just as pleased, in fact, to do the work that earned her that honor. Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:59 am

Destrehan mentor says God keeps putting him in position to help kids

John Emery’s world took many directions in his younger years, but it seemed all the important roads in his life kept taking him to or back to situations where he helped children.Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:45 am

Luling man remembers loved ones at his own chapel

Amid the statues of Jesus, angels and disciples on Ray Kern's altar, which fills an entire room in his Luling residence, also rests his strong religious devotion.Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:43 am

Engineer hits jackpot with unique invention

In 1992, Pedal Valves Inc. founder Pete Gilbert could not have known where his little invention would take him. Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:41 am

Businesses have positive outlook with Trump

At Bayou Boat Rentals in Des Allemands, owner Sid Landry outright says he believes President-elect Donald Trump will grow the economy.Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:39 am

Destrehan teens hit it big with rock band 'Remedy'

When Destrehan's Jared Viola and Ross Browning were fourth- grade Cub Scouts, the two picked up instruments and took aim at earning their respective music badges. Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:37 am

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Longtime educator reflects on works and changes
Longtime educator reflects on works and changes
As a longtime educator in the St. Charles Parish School system and school board member, John L. Smith remains a staunch supporter of public education.