Autistic son inspires family to help others with disorder

Earlier this year, Duke Rousse of Destrehan received a phone call — and potentially tragic news. Read More...
October 21 at 9:00 am

Parish Council approves land rezoning for commercial growth

Citing an increasing demand for commercial property in the Luling area, Cory Savoie successfully got Parish Council approval to rezone property in Mimosa Park Subdivision to make way for highway commercial development.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

State still evaluating bridge work

The aim is for the cones and barracades in place narrowing lanes approaching the bridge on Interstate 310 in both directions to be removed by the end of the year, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD). Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

Parish aims to boost general fund

It’s a conservative $117.2 million budget proposed for 2017, but the St. Charles Parish government is taking care to boost the general fund and buffer potential revenue shortfalls. Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

Greenwing chili cook-off offers kids fun-filled day

The second annual St. Charles Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Chili Cook-off will be held Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. at Wetland Watchers Park in Norco.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

Deaf St. Rose painter makes intricate masterpieces

As the crisp, alluring pen and ink drawings touched by soft watercolors pour onto Carol Zehner's pages, the world she sees comes together in a pictorial story.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

DHS alum finds new hope to follow in father's footsteps

After Destrehan High School alumnus Will Sirmon IV was sidelined by a serious shoulder injury at the beginning of his junior year, he thought his longtime hopes to become a third-generation college football player might be seriously compromised, if not outright dashed.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

Illegal ID scanners found in local ATMs

When a fourth of the card skimmers found in Louisiana were recently analyzed, it revealed they held personal information from at least 2,000 bank cards, representing an estimated $1 million in potential fraud.Read More...
October 21 at 7:00 am

Historic deal: Ormond Plantation is for sale

Anyone interested in buying a 229-year-old mansion that predates the Louisiana Purchase by more than a decade may want to take a look at Ormond Plantation.Read More...
October 21 at 6:00 am

Vet charged with attempted murder sent to mental hospital

Luling’s William Canada, a U.S. Army veteran charged with attempted murder of his estranged wife and her parents in August, was recently declared mentally incompetent to assist his legal defense and has been committed to a mental health institution before his trial.Read More...
October 21 at 5:00 am

Police keep close watch on sex offenders during Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, parents planning on taking their children trick or treating can perhaps rest a bit easier with the knowledge local police are taking extra precautions to create a safer experience. Read More...
October 18 at 4:02 pm

Neighbors take stand against crime at ‘Night Out’

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office encourages people in the community to join together Tuesday in recognition of the National Night Out Against Crime.Read More...
October 14 at 11:01 am

Volunteers prep 94-year-old schoolhouse for museum in Des Allemands

In a single pull, Roy Lunk yanked off crumbling paneling in the 93-year-old schoolhouse and revealed still solid cypress tongue and groove paneling beneath it.Read More...
October 14 at 10:59 am

Local trio create workout winner

Workout enthusiasts Dernell Murray, Lonnie Matherne and William Dempsey never planned to go into business together, but sometimes the best results are improvised. Read More...
October 14 at 10:56 am

Allemands principal reflects on 40 years of service

Be it as a teacher, administrator or principal, Marsha Walters has been educating students in St. Charles Parish for the past four decades - and she has no plans to slow down anytime soon. Read More...
October 14 at 10:54 am

China drug making heroin even more dangerous

An even more potent and deadly drug called Carfentanil is coming out of China and being used in heroin on the streets. Read More...
October 14 at 10:41 am

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New Sarpy man loses leg after cancer diagnoses
New Sarpy man loses leg after cancer diagnoses
When New Sarpy’s Jaris Griffin began having pain in his knee earlier this year, he and his wife Laticia thought it was nothing to be overly concerned about. But after visiting a few different doctors and health specialists in June, they received news they couldn’t possibly have been prepared for.