(Left) Jillian Shnowski with her sister, Megan, who passed away when she was 5 years old. (Right) Jillian, now 18, used her sister as inspiration for her senior project, which created a prom for disabled residents. Sister inspires teen to create prom for disabled
March 14 at 11:25 am
A Destrehan teen who lost her sister to a rare genetic disorder is on a mission to make sure that all of those who have disabilities have a night to remember.

The 2014 Louisiana Sportsman Show offers one-stop shopping for all your outdoor needs. Sportsman show has something for everyone
March 14 at 10:06 am
The 35th Annual Louisiana Sportsman Show and Festival, Louisiana’s largest outdoor and boat show, will be held March 13-16 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

(Kneeling from l to r):Tiara James, Deanna Guarino, Laisha Harris, Jenevieve Bourgeois, Jala LaFleur, Skie Matherne, Johnika Jackson, John Radcliffe. (Standing l to r): Jyde Stroud, Sierra Cain, Sampson Matthews, Jacob Johnson, Xariah Parquet, Kaela Schiro, Troynitria Evans, Danae’ Lathers, Gabryn Taylor, Zachariah Johnson, Nia Stewart, Tiera Walker, Diamond Miller, Gilbrea Thomas.
Hurst “Green Team” receives state leadership award
March 10 at 11:48 am
Seventh grade teacher Julie Rexford and the Green Team were recently named the Louisiana U.S. Green Build Council’s Community Champion of the 2013 Sustainability Leadership Awards for their work in promoting recycling on the school campus and within the community.

Mt. Carmel sophomore guard Kristen Nuss takes a rebound away from Destrehan junior center Lamitra Wells as she tussles with Mt. Carmel freshman center Lauren Bodino. Lady Wildcats fall to Mt. Carmel in state championship game
March 08 at 9:13 pm
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats lost only their second game all season when they fell to the Mt. Carmel Cubs 69-60 in the 5A state championship game.

Industries face stricter regulation of flaring systems Industries face stricter regulation of flaring systems
March 07 at 9:16 am
The release of toxic, potentially hazardous gases into the atmosphere through local industrial flares, such as those at local refineries, may face stricter regulation after a successful push by a local environmental group.

Police: Mimosa Park burglar caught with stolen vehicle
March 07 at 9:15 am
A Boutte man suspected of stealing items out of several cars in Mimosa Park was caught with a truck stolen from the area where the crimes occurred, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Professional auto theft ring targets Chevy trucks, SUVs Professional auto theft ring targets Chevy trucks, SUVs
March 07 at 9:13 am
An auto theft ring operating in St. Charles Parish is targeting Chevrolet trucks and SUVs that are five to 10 years old, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.

Charlie and Jerri Bush have used dead fish to help grow cypress trees from saplings to trees that stretch to nearly 40 feet above the street. Dead fish are secret behind fast cypress tree growth
March 07 at 9:11 am
Over the past six years, a local couple has been transplanting saplings into the neutral ground of their Luling street and using fish remains to make the trees grow healthy and tall.

Father faces 198 years in jail for molesting daughter Father faces 198 years in jail for molesting daughter
March 07 at 9:10 am
A Luling father who has been convicted of molesting his daughter twice in the last 10 years is facing up to 198 years in jail.

Jonathon Gordon Police search for missing Hahnville grad
March 07 at 9:08 am
A 31-year-old Hahnville graduate has gone missing in Hammond and police are asking for the public’s help in locating him.

Romishe Mejia-Fequier (left) poses with her sister, Rossyni. Mejia-Fequier, along with three other people, was killed when a drunk driver crashed into her car. Family begs for justice after young mother killed
March 07 at 9:06 am
Family and friends gathered on Sunday to celebrate the first birthday of Jade Mejia-Fequier, but it was a solemn occasion because one important person was missing.

Destrehan advances to state championship game Destrehan advances to state championship game
March 06 at 4:01 pm
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats are on their way to the Class 5A state championship game after beating No. 15 Helen Cox 70-57.

Brooke Falgout and Bailey Flores paint during the a past Arts Awareness Festival. St. Charles Parish tops country in innovative education
March 05 at 12:58 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools was named the top mid-sized school district in the nation for innovative education programming by the National School Board Association.

Inspection will determine if $2.6 million high school fields need turf replacement
February 28 at 10:43 am
After signs of premature wear were discovered last year, the artificial turf fields at both Hahnville and Destrehan highs schools were recently inspected to assess whether warranties on the fields had been breached by the company who installed them.

Drinking water safe despite river oil spill
February 28 at 10:42 am
The St. Charles Parish water intakes on the Mississippi River were temporarily shut off last weekend as a precaution after an oil spill in Vacherie threatened to pollute drinking water downstream.

JP McGraw, who graduated from Hahnville in 2009, is using a crowdfunding website to try and fund his college education. HHS grad takes unique approach to funding college  Video Included
February 28 at 10:40 am
A Luling college student who is following his dreams to become an animator is looking for help in funding his education through a unique method called crowdfunding.

Burglar sniffed out by K-9 pleads guilty Burglar sniffed out by K-9 pleads guilty
February 28 at 10:37 am
A 24-year-old Luling man who was tracked down by a K-9 officer has pleaded guilty to two counts of simple burglary.

Ed Wahden was inducted into the Loyola Wolf Pack Hall of Fame after an illustrious baseball career in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Luling slugger inducted into Loyola Hall of Fame
February 28 at 10:34 am
A pillar of the St. Charles Parish community was recently inducted into the hall of fame at a local university on the merits of his baseball play in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Undercover operation nets 41 suspected drug dealers
Undercover operation nets 41 suspected drug dealers
A year-long undercover operation by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has led to 34 arrests and warrants for seven more suspected drug dealers who are still at large.

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