St. Rose FD improves rating, cuts homeowner’s insurance

Raising St. Rose’s fire rating means improved protection, as well as lower homeowner’s insurance premiums.Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:38 am

$73M Wellness Center dedicated to preventive care

Louisiana ranks high on too many worst health lists in the U.S., but the $73 million Wellness Center of Thibodaux Regional represents a strong move toward much needed preventive care, Gov. John Bel Edwards told an estimated 3,000 people at the facility's dedication ceremony.Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:34 am

St. Rose senior is still 'joyful giver' at 80 years old

St. Rose's Mary Lee was a Christmas baby, born on Dec. 25. Perhaps, then, it's no surprise she turned out to be quite the giver.Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:31 am

West Bank Market plans move to Paul Maillard

A planned move for the German Coast Farmers' Market to a new nearby location is aimed at reviving the West Bank market, as well as boosting business on Paul Maillard Road.Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:29 am

Traffic delays expected with $1.2M River Road widening project

Destrehan area residents will begin seeing equipment arriving this week to start work on a $1.2 million River Road road-widening project.Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:25 am

Contentious race shatters parish early voter turnout records

A record-breaking 7,689 early voters cast ballots in St. Charles Parish in what's been described as one of the most contentious presidential elections in U.S. history.Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:22 am

After losing 4 children, Destrehan couple lends helping hand to others

It's been nearly 14 years since Allen and Sandra Washington lost their children in a single-vehicle accident where all four drowned, but for the first time since the unthinkable came into their lives the couple plan to spend the holidays at home again.Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:18 am

Julia Fisher-Perrier ensures her clients get best deal in insurance coverage

When Julia Fisher-Perrier started selling insurance with Riverlands Insurance, a serious commitment came with that move.Read More...
October 31, 2016 at 9:39 am

Destrehan Plantation purchases 8 acres for expansion

Destrehan Plantation expanding by eight acres will provide the needed area to grow its events and venues, as well as ensures the return of its popular fall festival.Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

Playground coming to Paradis

It’s a project nearly a year in the making, but Billy Woodruff is pleased with the creativity and cooperation that is bringing a playground to Paradis.Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

40 years later, disaster aftermath tough for survivors, victim families

Kenneth Songy was driving to work when he heard news of the SS Frosta colliding with the George Prince ferry in Luling, but wasn't concerned because he thought his son had crossed the Mississippi River earlier.Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

Elkinsville makes its historic return

When the historic marker went up bearing the name "Elkinsville," there was much to remember and celebrate in St. Rose.Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

Owner fights to save 300-year-old cypress

Hidden in a Des Allemands backyard is a towering cypress tree that's been described as a treasure, but its future is uncertain even though it bears a placard saying it's been alive since 1803.Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

Southern Latte Café: ‘You never know what our minds are brewing’

What makes Southern Latte Café better than other coffee shops such as PJs and Starbucks is the atmosphere.Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

Hartman’s growing with quality line of products

Keeping up with today’s more savvy consumer might be challenging to some stores, but not Hartman’s True Value that is flexible and eager to meet just about any need.Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

Maison Décor offers impressive mix of indoor, outdoor items

It was a long, winding road for Shane Matherne before establishing Maison Décor, his Boutte store that offers a rich mix of indoor and outdoor home décor items — and much more. Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

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