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Trooper injured by impaired driver while responding to fatal crash on Spillway

A Louisiana State Police Trooper was injured while responding to a fatal auto crash on the Bonnet Carre Spillway bridge early Sunday morning, according to Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey. Read More...
June 05 at 11:05 am

River Region Drama Guild presenting musical

Boutte – The River Region Drama Guild will present Disney’s High School Musical on June 2 - 4 at 7:30 p.m. and June 5 at 2 p.m. at Hahnville High Auditorium, 100 Tiger Drive, Boutte. Tickets are $15 in advance for reserve seating and are available at or for general admission balcony seating from any cast member. Online ticket sales end May 28 and, if available, at the door for $20 cash or check only.Read More...
June 05 at 10:22 am

Bayou Gauche absorbs rash of auto burglaries

Over 15 unlocked vehicles were burglarized in the Bayou Gauche area near Edna Drive between the hours of Thursday night and early Friday morning, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.Read More...
June 03 at 2:16 pm

A nice first catch on the Bayou

Madden Paul Mayeux catches his first speckle trout on his very first salt water trip with his dad, Skylar Paul Mayeux, and grandfather, Quinton Paul Mayeux. He caught the fish in Four Bayou with his uncle, Captain Jimmy Whitfield. Read More...
June 03 at 2:05 pm

The wreck of the El Nuevo Constante

In 1979, Curtis Blume, a shrimper out of Port Bolivar, Texas, was trolling his nets off the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish when he snagged some unusual copper ingots. Read More...
June 03 at 9:21 am

Louisiana’s U.S. senators gearing up to aid Trump

Roughly four weeks after endorsing Donald Trump’s bid for president, Louisiana’s two U.S. senators are standing ready to help the presumptive GOP nominee. Read More...
June 03 at 9:19 am

Nuclear war should not be in our future

President Barack Obama made a welcomed address Friday during a visit to Hiroshima, Japan, about the nuclear bombings that took place at the end of World War II on Aug. 6, 1945 when America dropped a bomb on that city that killed some 170,000 people and three days later on Nagasaki where 70,000 more perished. Read More...
June 03 at 9:17 am


Murphy “Jay” LaBranche Jr. passed away May 27.
June 03 at 9:13 am

Sheriff concerned medical marijuana law could pave way for legalization

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ recent signing of a bill allowing patients in Louisiana to access medical marijuana has been a lightning rod for debate.Read More...
June 03 at 9:13 am

Sheriff's Report 6-2-16

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June 03 at 9:01 am

Grants officer who helped secure $100 million resigns

After bringing in millions of dollars of grants into St. Charles Parish, Holly Fonseca has announced she is leaving the parish government after serving nearly nine years as grants officer.Read More...
June 03 at 9:00 am

Destrehan student goes 12 years without missing a day of school

After his mother got a few speeding tickets, sickness seem to strike like clockwork on holidays and he survived a major smack in the head by a foam sword in a prank on the last day of high school, Andrew Abadie was golden.Read More...
June 03 at 8:56 am

Stand-alone donut shop would be built in St. Charles Plaza

Errol Malbrough has a round dream with a hole in it.Read More...
June 03 at 8:52 am

Zydeco's owners vow 'We'll return' after fire guts restaurant

A simple sign stands tall in front of the charred remains of Zydeco's Cajun Restaurant. In large block letters, the owners use the sign to thank family, friends, patrons and the community for their support following a blaze that gutted the popular eatery.Read More...
June 03 at 8:48 am

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Anastasia

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Anastasia the cat.Read More...
June 03 at 8:00 am

St. Charles students signing up for summer camps in record numbers

It’s 525 and counting, but it’s already a record year in student registration for the St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation’s summer camps.Read More...
June 03 at 8:00 am

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State championship the goal for well-rounded Candies squad
State championship the goal for well-rounded Candies squad
Hahnville High School-based Otto Candies has made state tournament runs before during American Legion season. But while Otto Candies has come close to winning the crown a number of times — at one point, the team placed second, second and third in state over a three year span — it has never quite captured that top spot.