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Lul royalty ready to rule in krewe’s 40th anniversary

George and Lonnine Adamietz are excited about celebrating a special year for the Krewe of Lul, especially as its royalty.Read More...
February 23 at 2:02 pm

Krewe of Lul: The man who started it all

After riding in the Krewe of Des Allemands parade, Vernon Higgins decided it was time to turn talk into action about forming their own parade in Luling.Read More...
February 23 at 1:59 pm

Krewe of Des Allemands rolls Sunday with 10 floats

For the 62nd year, the Krewe of Des Allemands is set to roll Sunday (Feb. 26) before what organizers believe will be another strong crowd of revelers.Read More...
February 23 at 1:57 pm

Krewe of Lul rolling with 23 floats Saturday in Luling

Marking its 40th year of revelry in Luling, the Krewe of Lul will roll with 62 units and 23 floats this Mardi Gras season.Read More...
February 23 at 1:54 pm

La. Hwy. 631 closed in Paradis to remove truck in ditch

Louisiana Highway 631 is closed between Highway 306 and Highway 635 in Hahnville while St. Charles Parish officials remove a truck that is partially in a ditch. Read More...
February 23 at 9:22 am

Luling man who allegedly killed Metairie man for $80 cash charged by grand jury

Jerel Anthony Smith of Luling, accused of brutally shooting a Metairie man four times in the head for $80 cash, has been charged with second-degree murder and armed robbery by a St. Charles Parish grand jury.
February 22 at 1:39 pm

Ladycats battle Ouachita Thursday for trip to state semis

There’s a trip to the Class 5A semifinals on the line Thursday (Feb. 23) as third-seeded Destrehan hosts No. 6 Ouachita Parish in quarterfinal action, with tipoff slated for 6 p.m.Read More...
February 22 at 10:01 am

Hahnville, Curtis battle to stalemate in softball opener

Two traditional softball powers locked horns at Hahnville Tuesday as the Lady Tigers opened their season against visiting John Curtis, and the result was as close as one might expect — actually, as close as it could possibly be. Read More...
February 22 at 9:27 am

Cajun Dancers performance rescheduled

DESTREHAN – Due to inclement weather, the Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers perform at the German Coast Farmers Market at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11 instead of Jan. 21. This traveling group of second graders will perform authentic Cajun dances, handed down from the Acadians of the 18th century.  The German Coast Farmers Market is open every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until noon at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan and every Wednesday afternoon from 1 p.m. – 5 pm at the Winnwood Shopping Center on Paul Maillard Road in Luling.  To learn more about the Market, go to or follow them on Facebook.Read More...
February 21 at 10:35 am

Officials finally able to recover body of man killed in pipeline explosion

The worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis last Thursday is deceased and his body recovered from the scene, confirmed Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey Tuesday. Read More...
February 17 at 1:55 pm


Cecile M. Keller, a native of Gonzales and resident of Hahnville, passed away on Thursday, February 16, at the age of 67.Read More...
February 17 at 11:57 am

Luling man sought by police, allegedly fired handgun in Paul Fredrick St. altercation

A Luling man accused of firing a handgun from his vehicle during an altercation at a local business is being sought by police.Read More...
February 17 at 11:25 am

We are all looking for happiness; where are we looking?

Father Wilmer L. Todd

Bishop Sheldon Fabre wrote a Pastoral Letter during Advent entitled “A Reason to Hope.” The following is the first chapter of his Pastoral abbreviated for this column. Read More...
February 17 at 9:30 am

Parish breaking ground in economic growth

Economic growth is a hot topic for St. Charles Parish - and a much welcomed one.Read More...
February 17 at 9:24 am

Cooper: Bringing people together a ‘top priority’

In an interview last week, Mark Cooper said his most important task as Gov. John Bel Edwards’ incoming chief of staff will be to unite people. Read More...
February 17 at 9:22 am


Adalyne “Addie” Mercedes Bate became an angel on Feb. 6.Read More...
February 17 at 9:20 am

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