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Challenge the 'Ghostly Peach'

Bright as roses and curling like petals, ghost peppers dangle on lush green plants growing in Elizabeth Hosey's front yard in Paradis.Read More...
September 13 at 6:40 am

Destrehan family pays it forward

When Brandi LeBlanc saw Hurricane Harvey's devastation in Houston, she readily recalled the generosity they got in an equally destructive storm called Katrina.Read More...
September 13 at 6:33 am

Alligator season opens

Alligator hunting seems to gain in popularity each and every year, and those who hunt them both recreationally and commercially are hitting the water as the season is finally back in full swing. Read More...
September 13 at 5:37 am

Des Allemands fights for a traffic light

L.J. Frickey recounted the near miss he experienced at the very spot an estimated 100 people told officials at Wednesday's town meeting to place a traffic signal.Read More...
September 13 at 5:30 am

St. Charles school salaries rank among highest in Louisiana

Calling it a necessary competitive edge to retain best talent, St. Charles Parish Public Schools' teachers, principals and administrators are among the highest earners in Louisiana systems.Read More...
September 13 at 5:00 am

Destrehan's regular season win streak snapped at SCC

It had been 39 regular season games since Destrehan had lost on the football field before the Wildcats faced off with St. Charles Catholic Friday night — and that streak has come to an end.Read More...
September 09 at 12:16 am

Ehret denies Hahnville payback, wins in shootout

A potential late go-ahead drive by Hahnville came up short at Hoss Memtsas Stadium Friday night as John Ehret captured a victory in a shootout, 46-41.Read More...
September 08 at 11:17 pm

Parish will seek to cancel boat launch deal

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran announced that the parish will introduce a new ordinance seeking council approval to cancel the Gator Cove Marina II lease. Read More...
September 08 at 5:55 pm

United Way cook-off got pretty hot

Happiness is a bowl of gumbo or jambalaya, but ecstasy is having all you can eat.Read More...
September 06 at 8:00 pm

St. Charles named 2nd best school system in state

St. Charles Parish Public Schools ranked as the second best school district statewide by the national website Niche's 2018 Best School Districts in Louisiana ranking.Read More...
September 06 at 10:33 am

Accused slasher of three St. Charles police car tires charged with criminal damage

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Aaron Rogers on Saturday for allegedly slashing tires on three police cars in Luling.Read More...
September 06 at 10:31 am

Football star opens cafe'

Jerico Nelson has served up plenty of highlights during his time as a football star. These days, the Destrehan High School alumnus is serving things up in a more traditional sense. Read More...
September 06 at 10:25 am

Destrehan man pleads guilty in bizarre shooting

The strange case of Destrehan man Chad Guillot, charged with chasing an apparent house guest of his friend out of her Montz residence and then shooting him in the chest, has concluded with Guillot pleading guilty to aggravated battery.Read More...
September 06 at 10:21 am

St. Charles Council approves 'world-class' marina, boat launch

St. Charles Parish councilmembers approved an estimated $3 million "world-class" marina and boat launch for the West Bank despite being challenged about the terms of the land deal.Read More...
September 06 at 10:20 am

Tigers ready for rematch against talented John Ehret

Hahnville hits the road for the first time this season on Friday — and they're seeking some payback. Read More...
September 06 at 10:02 am

Wildcats clash with St. Charles Catholic in River Region battle

It's a showdown of River Parish top contenders as Destrehan travels to face St. Charles Catholic Friday night in LaPlace.Read More...
September 06 at 9:59 am

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This weekend's festival will feature Cajun fiddler Amanda Shaw
This weekend's festival will feature Cajun fiddler Amanda Shaw
Anticipating a crowd of nearly 25,000 people, this weekend’s Alligator Festival will feature South Louisiana delicacies, crafts and a rocking entertainment lineup featuring Louisiana’s sweetheart Amanda Shaw.