Editorial




Do you know what true hunger is?
November 14 at 9:46 am
How many of us have ever been on a diet? We start off the first day with a light breakfast. (So far, so good. We knew we could do this.) About mid-morning we get the urge for a snack. (We pass on this. We’ve got will power.) It’s getting to 11:30. We begin to wonder, “Isn’t it about time for lunch?”

Removal of Berlin Wall one of most significant developments in history
November 14 at 9:45 am
Twenty-five years ago, one of the most significant developments in world history occurred. It was the reuniting of the east and the west along the Berlin Wall in Germany where a line had been drawn to separate communism and democracy.

State legislators had rough time on ballot
November 14 at 9:43 am
Of the eight state legislators who ran for other offices on the primary ballot this year, only two are leaving the Legislature for sure, another is facing a runoff and five others were handed defeats.

Loupe Loupe
November 14 at 9:42 am
Jacob A. Loupe, 30, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 9 at his home.

Schmill Schmill
November 14 at 9:41 am
Olive Matherne Schmill, 56, a native of Des Allemands and a resident of Sandy Hook, Miss., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26.

Arrests (Nov. 13)
November 14 at 9:39 am
•Kyrain Kenner, 26, of Luling, was arrested on Nov. 4 at the 600 block of Paul Federick and charged with attempted distribution of a schedule I CDS to wit marijuana.

River Parishes Fall Festival will rock Norco this weekend River Parishes Fall Festival will rock Norco this weekend
November 14 at 9:38 am
Fresh seafood po-boys, pastalaya and jambalaya are usually enough to draw most to the River Parishes Fall Festival, but there will also be plenty of rides, games and rocking music this weekend.

$400,000 grant will fund training programs to help unemployed find work
November 14 at 9:37 am
A $400,000 grant could put unemployed in the River Parishes back to work by helping employers fund training programs.

Clifford Bailey, owner of Pierre’s Restaurant Bar and Grill. Cajun-Creole restaurant will open in Luling in former Sailfish location
November 14 at 9:36 am
A Cajun-Creole hybrid restaurant will soon offer up hearty portions of red beans and rice, white beans and catfish and seafood platters in Luling.

Ormond Plantation will serve as backdrop for ABC series Ormond Plantation will serve as backdrop for ABC series
November 14 at 9:34 am
Destrehan’s Ormond Plantation will serve as the backdrop for an episode of an ABC network drama that is being filmed in St. Charles Parish.

An artist’s rendering of what Luling Elementary will look like after the new wing is constructed. Nearly $3 million wing expansion gets approval
November 14 at 9:33 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board has accepted a $2.75 million bid to construct an addition to Luling Elementary.

New chemical plant will be built in Luling New chemical plant will be built in Luling
November 14 at 9:32 am
Momentive Specialty Chemicals will build a new production facility in Luling while upgrading their plant in Geismar.

Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton Political drama starring A-listers films in Norco
November 14 at 9:31 am
A political drama produced by George Clooney and starring Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton recently filmed in Norco’s Bonnet Carré Spillway.

Betty Jo Dasch graduated from a law enforcement training academy for the second time. She poses at her graduation with her two daughters. ‘Mama Dasch’ graduates from police academy after 25-year hiatus
November 14 at 9:29 am
Officer Betty Jo “B.J.” Dasch is no stranger to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

An example of a Eureka Math problem for fifth graders. Parents want ‘confusing’ math taken out of classrooms
November 14 at 9:27 am

When Telesia Batte’s middle child was diagnosed with a learning disability, she chose to move her from the parochial school she loved to a St. Charles Parish public school where greater resources were available to help her. What she did not expect was for her daughter to suffer a sharp drop in math grades.

Esther Maloney Fisher Obituary: Esther Maloney Fisher
November 11 at 9:58 am
Esther Maloney Fisher, 94, passed away peacefully at home in Luling, LA on Nov. 7.

Hahnville attempts to recover a South Lafourche ball that was later ruled not a fumble. Hahnville triumphant in frigid fumble fest
November 07 at 10:32 pm
Big plays and cold temperatures defined the Tigers’ end-of-season 42-13 victory against South Lafourche.

Destrehan's Kirk Merritt scored two second half touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 28-14 win over East St. John. Destrehan storms back in second half to beat ESJ, remain undefeated
November 07 at 9:43 pm
Destrehan trailed throughout the first half Friday night against East St. John, but the Wildcats bounced back in the third quarter, with an 84-yard touchdown run by Kirk Merritt giving his team a lead they would not relinquish.

New chemical plant will be built in Luling
New chemical plant will be built in Luling
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Momentive Specialty Chemicals will build a new production facility in Luling while upgrading their plant in Geismar.