News

Record percentage of 8th graders advance to high school

With the end of another school year comes the state testing results for St. Charles public schools, and on the whole, parish schools did better on iLEAP, LEAP and GEE tests across the board with a record number of eighth graders advancing to high school.
Read More...
June 02, 2011 at 3:06 pm
3011 Views

Parish picks up summer lunch tab for children, teens

Once again, St. Charles Parish is shelling out the dough to make sure children and teens under the age of 18 receive a free, piping-hot meal for lunch during the summer.
Read More...
June 02, 2011 at 2:51 pm
2849 Views

Police still searching for alleged credit card thief

Authorities are still searching for a woman they believe used a duplicated credit card at two Wal-Marts to charge more than $1,000 of merchandise.
Read More...
June 02, 2011 at 2:50 pm
2698 Views

Plantation will show off new attractions during Family Day

For the first time ever, Destrehan Plantation will host Family Day, billed as a way for residents to take a look at all the plantation has to offer for a low price while participating in free horse rides, games and giveaways.
Read More...
June 02, 2011 at 2:49 pm
2590 Views

Grandma tried to cover up dog attack, police say

A grandmother has been booked with second degree cruelty to a juvenile after authorities say she failed to seek treatment for her handicapped granddaughter, who had been attacked by a dog.
Read More...
June 02, 2011 at 2:46 pm
3782 Views

4 children left alone overnight placed with child services

A St. Rose woman was arrested last week after she allegedly left her four young children at home alone overnight.
Read More...
June 02, 2011 at 2:44 pm
3787 Views

Realtors lobby against new home taxes

Lawmakers and realtors across the state are taking preemptive action to stop the implementation of new taxation on real estate sales.
Read More...
June 02, 2011 at 2:43 pm
2604 Views

Workout warrior battles back from deadly bacteria

Four months ago, Bentley Louviere was as healthy as a man could be. He exercised regularly, ate right and took great care of his body.
Read More...
June 02, 2011 at 2:32 pm
5980 Views

Landrieu alarmed by levee gaps

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu visited St. Charles Parish last week to tour the West Bank hurricane protection levee system and said that the gaps in levee protection that leave 30,000 people at risk were alarming.
Read More...
June 02, 2011 at 2:30 pm
2053 Views

Police: St. Rose victim hit with brick, robbed while walking home

A 34-year-old St. Rose man is in jail after police say he allegedly hit another man in the back of the head with a brick, beat the man in the face and then fled the scene with the victim's money and keys.
Read More...
May 27, 2011 at 9:39 am
3521 Views

Alleged Luling voyeur booked on child pornography charges

A Luling man arrested earlier this month after authorities say he took lewd photographs of children has been booked with additional charges of child pornography.
Read More...
May 27, 2011 at 9:39 am
6023 Views

Student participation rises due to new attendance policy

Since new attendance requirements were implemented in Louisiana last August, attendance in St. Charles Parish public schools has consistently risen each quarter.
Read More...
May 27, 2011 at 9:37 am
2617 Views

Parish pays it forward to Smithville tornado victims

After tornadoes ripped through the south in April, leaving total destruction in parts of Mississippi and Alabama, several St. Charles Parish businesses and residents stepped up to help.
Read More...
May 27, 2011 at 9:36 am
3676 Views

Luling father recovering after receiving double lung transplant

Luling’s Michael Diaz Jr. has dedicated his life to helping others, serving as a United States Marine, protecting the country in the Army National Guard and keeping local streets safe as both a state trooper and police officer.
Read More...
May 27, 2011 at 9:34 am
5542 Views

Real estate market sees increase in buyers

With the future of the local real estate market still uncertain, local realtors say that buyers and sellers should move sooner rather than later.
Read More...
May 27, 2011 at 9:33 am
1337 Views

Brave teen remembered for breaking color barrier

Former Hahnville High School student-athlete Don Raymond accomplished many firsts in his short life. Not only was the trailblazer the first black athlete to play a sport at Hahnville, he was also the first black four-sport letterman in the state’s history and was the first black player named to Louisiana’s All-State football team.
Read More...
May 27, 2011 at 9:31 am
3497 Views

featured merchant

BENT'S RV
BENT'S RV Bent's RV is a Full Service RV Dealership in Louisiana.

Former St. Anthony of Padua church making comeback as landmark
Former St. Anthony of Padua church making comeback as landmark
- 3048 views
The sight of new life in the old St. Anthony of Padua Church in Luling getting new life is a welcome one for Cookie Gomez.