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Sports writer dreams of job with ESPN

Asia Jupiter says ask any of her friends and they will say when it comes to the Saints and Pelicans, as well as players like the Cleveland Cavaliersí LeBron James, that she is vocal about her sports.Read More...
May 20 at 5:00 am

Luling bride diagnosed with cancer 10 days before wedding

Jennifer Becnel Burchett had committed to self-checking for breast cancer since 2012 when her mother in Luling and grandmother in Des Allemands had both been diagnosed with it.Read More...
May 20 at 5:00 am

HHS valedictorian wants to become surgeon, work with Doctors without Borders

For Savannah Whitney, learning she'd been named Hahnville High School's valedictorian represented achieving a goal she'd had since third grade.Read More...
May 20 at 4:00 am

BP money should be used for coast

As the Mighty Mississippi River flows through Southeast Louisiana, it passes through one of the areas washing away the most in our disappearing coastline. It comes from years of levees holding back the river waters from rebuilding our coastal marshes with the rich supply of sand and clay that the river pushes into the Gulf of Mexico.Read More...
May 19 at 11:00 am

Attorney generalís budget faces hurdles

The Louisiana House took a possibly unprecedented stance last week when it approved a standalone appropriations bill, apart from the state budget, for the attorney generalís Justice Department. Read More...
May 19 at 11:00 am

Mark Steven Smith

Mark Steven Smith, 54 of Luling, died May 12 in his home.Read More...
May 19 at 10:45 am

Welcome to the future

Itís graduation time in St. Charles Parish once again.

In simple language, itís time to tell many of our younger folks goodbye as they head off to college or jobs in other localities. Read More...
May 13 at 10:00 am

Chemistry-minded grad wants to design eco-friendly cosmetics

When news broke that Joriyan Lee had won a Posse scholarship, she quickly put her plans in motion.Read More...
May 13 at 10:00 am

Thereís a time to change our future

Financial planners often say, ďPeople do not plan to fail, they just fail to plan.Ē Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am

9-year-old with bone marrow transplant wants to be home by his birthday

Early indicators are good that Chad Grosch could meet his goal of returning home in Luling by May 26 for his 10th birthday.Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am

New Sarpy man charged with rape of 6-year-old

A New Sarpy man has been charged with rape of a 6-year-old family member.Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am

Sheriff's Report 5-12-16

May 13 at 8:00 am

Samaritan has burning desire to make world a better place

Hannah Boquet has spent much of her tenure at Destrehan High School helping others. And as she and her senior classmates move out into the world following graduation, she hopes to lend an even greater helping hand going forward.Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am

Robotics success guides DHS team captain in future pursuits

What was once a fun diversion for Clayton Harding turned him onto what he believes will be his future career path. Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am

Destrehan High School Salutatorian: Olivia Russell

Destrehan High School salutatorian Olivia Russell has a diverse set of interests ó and sheís pretty darned good at all of them. Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am

Valedictorian Grieshop heads Destrehan Class of 2016

After being named Louisiana's 12th grade Student of the Year, it seemed extremely likely Cole Grieshop would be named Destrehan High School's Valedictorian. That honor was made official this week, Grieshop earning the top distinction for the Class of 2016.Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am

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Joshua Magee of Hahnville and his new best friend Yellow the dog have both required a form of rescue. But the friendship the two have formed may ensure that neither will need it again.