Editorial




Louisiana lawmakers preparing for more fiscal work in 2016
May 15 at 11:55 am
Lawmakers can only create new taxes or increase them in odd-numbered years, leaving even-numbered years to host their regular sessions. But a constitutional amendment by Rep. Harold Ritchie, D-Bogalusa, would move their fiscal sessions, like the one being held now, to even-numbered years instead.

Hahnville grad beats language barrier at HHS Hahnville grad beats language barrier at HHS
May 15 at 11:52 am
Imagine being 9 years old in a foreign country and attending school without knowing the language.

Hahnville student chose not to see the world  as dark place after losing mother Hahnville student chose not to see the world as dark place after losing mother
May 15 at 11:49 am
Earl Poole compares his life to morphing like a cocoon metamorphosing into a butterfly, although he’s quick to clarify it’s a “manly butterfly.”

Hahnville grad’s desire to serve country leads her to U.S. Air Force Hahnville grad’s desire to serve country leads her to U.S. Air Force
May 15 at 11:42 am
April Hood of Luling had her choice of the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., or Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

HHS ball player beats the odds HHS ball player beats the odds
May 15 at 11:38 am
There are young men and women from small towns all over the country dreaming of becoming professional athletes one day and it’s no different in Luling.

United Way of St. Charles receives School Backpack Program donation United Way of St. Charles receives School Backpack Program donation
May 15 at 11:37 am
United Way of St. Charles received a check from its School Backpack Program by local senior mortgage specialist Tasha Bourgeois, who also offered the organization use of her custom Team Tasha moving truck on an as-needed basis.

Luling businessman chosen to observe  foreign election Luling businessman chosen to observe foreign election
May 15 at 11:34 am
It had been a long 18-hour day observing a presidential election in the Republic of Kazakhstan on April 26 when Garrett Monti realized this was pretty exciting.

St. Rose woman charged with  vehicular homicide St. Rose woman charged with vehicular homicide
May 15 at 11:31 am
A St. Rose woman has been arrested in connection with the alleged hit-and-run death of a LaPlace bicyclist around 11 p.m. last Thursday.

What's Happening
May 15 at 11:28 am
Volunteer service hours

LULING – For high school students who need volunteer service hours as a school or organization requirement, have an interest in health care careers or would like to give back to the community, St. Charles Parish Hospital’s Summer Volunteer Program is available as a summer activity. The program will run June 8 through August 7.

Luling Volunteer Fire Department President Dean Bergeron, Ann Minnich, Barry Minnich, Chief Craig Petit and Asstant Chief Armond Bourque. Minnich is still a member of the department and has also served as chief and president. Fight the fire: Luling man recounts new strategies, equipment, buildings
May 15 at 11:07 am
In the many years that Barry Minnich has been with the Luling Volunteer Fire Department, he quickly came to realize his job extended far beyond the fire.

Left to right; Mark Kleinpeter, Tamesia Preston, Ricky Preston, Denyse Keller and Nick Saltaformaggio Hahnville's Ricky Preston signs with the Green Wave
May 15 at 10:50 am
Hahnville senior receiver Ricky Preston will continue his football career after signing with Tulane University.

Brandon Singleton Hahnville senior leaps to state championships
May 15 at 10:39 am
Hahnville’s Brandon Singleton won both the 110-and 300-meter hurdle events in the Class 5A LHSAA’s Outdoor Track and Field State Championships on Saturday.

Spring practice is underway and the Wildcats are looking forward to facing Covington on the road. Robicheaux says spring game will be good measuring stick for Destrehan
May 15 at 10:16 am
The Destrehan Wildcats are looking to answer some questions about their upcoming season this spring and find out how the team will adjust to losing nine key players that helped lead the squad to an appearance in the state championship game last year.

Quarterback Mike Neal scrambles from a Hahnville defensive rush as he looks down field for a reciever Tiger offense squeaks by ‘D’ in annual Hahnville Burger Bowl
May 15 at 9:54 am
The purple and gold pitted themselves against each other under overcast skies in the annual Burger Bowl intrasquad scrimmage last Saturday at Hahnville High School.

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Joe Humane Society Pet of the Week: Joe
May 08 at 1:15 pm
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Joe the dog.

Free lunch for children this summer in St. Charles Parish
May 08 at 12:49 pm
The St. Charles Parish of Community Services will offer free lunch this summer at several local schools for children under age 18 between June 1 and July 9.

Inventory tax repeal equals biz tax increase
May 08 at 12:44 pm
You have to wonder how much thought the business community has given to the impact of repealing the ad valorem tax on inventories.

PAR: Cut legislative, judiciary budgets
May 08 at 12:40 pm
There are only two areas of state government that have standstill budgets for the next fiscal year: the legislative and judicial branches, with $108 million and $176 million proposed, respectively.

St. Charles Parish splash park will  open full-time in June
St. Charles Parish splash park will open full-time in June
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Opened last year, St. Charles Parish’s Ormond Spray Park appears to be a splashing success.