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Destrehan quarterback Kohen Granier scrambles to pick up a first down. Destrehan advances to state title game with win over West Monroe
December 05 at 9:54 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats stormed out to a 21-3 lead over West Monroe - and held off a second half rally by the Rebels - to punch their ticket to the Class 5A state championship game with a 27-22 win on Friday.

Children who bring new toys to Luling park can meet Elsa from 'Frozen,' Santa Claus Children who bring new toys to Luling park can meet Elsa from 'Frozen,' Santa Claus
December 05 at 12:05 pm
Children who bring an unopened new toy to Luling’s Monsanto Park on Saturday will get to play fun games, visit with Elsa from the movie “Frozen” and meet Santa Claus.

Mongrue Mongrue
December 05 at 11:14 am
Earline Roux Mongrue, a resident of Luling born Oct. 8, 1918, passed peacefully into her eternal life on Nov. 28 at the age of 96.

Naquin Naquin
December 05 at 11:13 am
Emily Agnes Lyons Naquin, 92, a native of Chauvin and a resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Monday, Nov. 24.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the church cemetery.

We need to take responsibility for ourselves
December 05 at 11:13 am
When things go wrong, we sometimes begin to feel sorry for ourselves or we become envious of other’s success. It may be that we lost a job, we missed out on a promotion at work, or we wonder why we don’t have the big house with the swimming pool. We begin to make excuses, we wallow in self-pity, or we blame someone else for our plight. Let’s examine some of these situations.

State budget debacle only just beginning
December 05 at 11:12 am
How will lawmakers deal with a $1.4 billion budget hole next year?

Get ready to vote, visit Santa
December 05 at 11:10 am
This weekend in St. Charles Parish, there are two very important things residents can do.

Arrests (Dec. 4)
December 05 at 11:09 am
•Shanique Morgan, 25, of 240 Vidal St. in Ama, was arrested on Nov. 25 and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, not having a display plate and possession or distribution of a legend drug.

Boat floats will light up Bayou Gauche Island during Christmas parade Boat floats will light up Bayou Gauche Island during Christmas parade
December 05 at 11:08 am
Decorated boats will light up Bayou Gauche Island on Saturday during the annual Christmas on the Bayou parade.
The holiday-themed flotilla is scheduled to depart the Bayou Gauche pump station on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m.

Rezoning of Paul Maillard properties paves way for revitalization
December 05 at 11:07 am
The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously voted to rezone a series of lots encompassing much of the west side of Paul Maillard Road closest to River Road and another lot on the east side, in spite of opposition from the Planning and Zoning Department.

Man dies after he is ejected from car during crash on spillway bridge
December 05 at 11:06 am
A 56-year-old Franklinton man was killed after he was ejected from his vehicle while driving over the Bonnet Carre Spillway.

Operation Santa Paws seeks to lift spirits of shelter cats, dogs Operation Santa Paws seeks to lift spirits of shelter cats, dogs
December 05 at 11:05 am
St. Charles Parish residents can help the adoption chances of an abused or abandoned shelter animal by donating toys, treats, food and supplies at any parish library.

Reuben Tweedy has been an extra in several TV shows and movies. Destrehan retiree finds new life in ‘Hollywood South’
December 05 at 11:03 am
A Destrehan resident was on the set of a recent filming for the TV Series “American Horror Story: Freak Show.”
In the background, specifically.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will fly in by helicopter at 1:30 p.m., just in time for the Norco Christmas Parade’s 2 p.m. start. Rollin’ into Christmas: Santa, 12 floats will parade through Norco
December 05 at 10:19 am
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be joined by 12 unique floats as they usher in the Christmas season by parading through Norco on Sunday.

Voters will decide on 3 justices of the peace, U.S. senator on Saturday Voters will decide on 3 justices of the peace, U.S. senator on Saturday
December 05 at 10:17 am
In addition to contentious national and state races, St. Charles Parish voters will decide the next justices of the peace for three districts on Saturday. Though a number of candidates have been eliminated, turnout will likely be much lower than it was during the Nov. 4 primary.

St. Charles Parish Hospital sees spike in flu cases St. Charles Parish Hospital sees spike in flu cases
December 05 at 10:15 am
St. Charles Parish Hospital officials said that verified cases of the flu are already beginning to spike, and in the public schools, 32 cases have been reported.

Police searching for gunman who tried to kidnap woman from Destrehan home Police searching for gunman who tried to kidnap woman from Destrehan home
December 05 at 9:41 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a gunman who entered a Destrehan home, robbed a couple and attempted to kidnap a woman.

Members of the Hahnville boys’ swim team are: Bottom row (L-R) Coach Elizabeth Basta, Vincent Tamplain, Blaise Wise, Warren Massimini, Joe Foucha and Coach Sarah Grunblatt. Middle row (L-R) Matthew Landry, Seth Mullins, Jay Madden, Austin Burke and Destin Gilbert. Back Row (L-R) Tony Corley and Brice Soignier. Not pictured: Caleb Karling. Hahnville boys’ swim team sets record by finishing fourth in state
December 05 at 8:17 am
The Hahnville boys’ swim team put on quite a show at the LHSAA championship swim meet, finishing in fourth place to set a school record.

$5 million school expansion honors Norco Vietnam pilot killed in 9/11 attacks
$5 million school expansion honors Norco Vietnam pilot killed in 9/11 attacks
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A $5 million renovation of St. Charles Catholic High School will feature a memorial to a St. Charles Parish-raised Air Force pilot killed while valiantly trying to save a woman during the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon.