Obituaries




Virgil Cecile Troxler Robert Virgil Cecile Troxler Robert
May 08 at 12:37 pm
Virgil Cecile Troxler Robert passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at the age of 79.

Sheriff’s Reports (May 7)
May 08 at 12:32 pm
Arrests

• Candy Maurer, 44, of 13874 Highway 441 Greensburg, La., was arrested on April 28 and charged with DWI (second offense), traffic control signal, open alcohol container in vehicle.

Retired St. Charles Parish teacher shares personal African-American art collection Retired St. Charles Parish teacher shares personal African-American art collection
May 08 at 12:28 pm
Offering a glimpse of African-American culture, Joyce Wilderson’s art collection will be on exhibit at the St. Charles Parish’s East Regional Library in Destrehan.

DHS robotics team finishes in top 5 percent of world DHS robotics team finishes in top 5 percent of world
May 08 at 12:27 pm
Facing 607 competitors representing 11 countries, the Destrehan High School’s Wildcat Robotics team 3039 placed among the top 32 teams or top 5 percent of teams in the world.

St. Charles Parish culinary arts teacher helps students turn lives around St. Charles Parish culinary arts teacher helps students turn lives around
May 08 at 12:22 pm
In every Louisiana parish there is an alternative program or “court school” for students who have been expelled or committed some kind of criminal offense, but not all of them get to work with someone like Ed Bourgeois.

All 4 parish tax measures pass in St. Charles Parish All 4 parish tax measures pass in St. Charles Parish
May 08 at 12:09 pm
Even with the meager 15.4 percent turnout of St. Charles Parish voters last Saturday, Buddy Boe welcomed strong support – 3,889 to 1,344 – for the new 4-mill property tax for a hurricane protection levee.

Medicaid fraud ring busted Medicaid fraud ring busted
May 08 at 11:51 am
Four St. Charles Parish residents were arrested April 28 in connection with a Medicaid scam ring while the actual recipients were on a Caribbean cruise.

Luling girl fights rare disease with hope, strength Luling girl fights rare disease with hope, strength
May 08 at 11:46 am
Twelve-year-old Carlie Dalgo of Luling likes sports, school and hanging out with her friends.

River Region Arts and Humanities Council to host fundraising tea on May 9
May 08 at 11:26 am
The River Region Arts & Humanities Council is hosting the annual fundraising tea on May 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ormond Plantation, 13783 River Road Destrehan.

St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO retiring St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO retiring
May 08 at 11:17 am
As Federico “Fred” Martinez counts down the months to retirement this year, he reflected on the foundation he helped lay for St. Charles Parish Hospital and its future.

The four St. Charles Parish students participating in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy: Dalton Bergeron, Charles Franck, Ra’Janae Morris and Justice Waite. Four St. Charles Parish students take on the 'mini Shark Tank’
May 08 at 11:14 am
Justice Waite wasn’t at all intimidated facing the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s investor panel, also known as the “mini Shark Tank.”

50 vehicles up for grabs in St. Charles Parish auction 50 vehicles up for grabs in St. Charles Parish auction
May 08 at 10:56 am
The St. Charles Parish government will auction off a long list of vehicles, heavy equipment, office furniture and other miscellaneous items at 10 a.m. May 16 at the Winnwood Shopping Center in Luling.

Breanne Bias HHS track star signs with SLU
May 08 at 10:54 am
Hahnville track and field star Breanne Bias will continue her athletic career at Southeastern Louisiana University after signing a scholarship.

Kirk Merritt DHS boys’ track team wins regional championship
May 08 at 10:42 am
Destrehan High School track and football standout Kirk Merritt won two events on his own and anchored a third to help his team win the Region III Class 5A championship last week with an overall score of 56.

Hahnville High School BASS Nation team members are: Front row (L-R) Bryce Daigle Cody VanEck, Drew Melancon, Andrew Granier, Derrick Bergeron, Jacob Landry, Garret Lauve and James Borne. Back row (L-R)  Boat captains Kenny Waldrop and Ritchie Friloux. Teams from HHS, DHS finish in top 25 at BASS state tourney
May 08 at 10:14 am
Two members of Hahnville High School’s BASS Nation fishing team finished in the top 10 during the state tournament, which was held in Stephenville last weekend.

Destrehan’s Nathan Pilutti makes a diving catch. Wildcats drop second round series to Denham Springs
May 08 at 10:02 am
The No. 10 Destrehan Wildcats were eliminated from the Class 5A playoffs after back-to-back losses to No. 7 Denham Springs in the second round best-of-three series.

The Hahnville football team will have an intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday. The scrimmage is set to begin at 10 a.m. Offense holds edge over defense as Tigers enter Burger Bowl
May 08 at 9:51 am
Hahnville High School football fans will get their first glimpse of next season’s team when the Tigers take the field in the annual Burger Bowl, which is scheduled to begin on Saturday at 10 a.m.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office asking for help in identifying suspects at Splash Park St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office asking for help in identifying suspects at Splash Park
May 07 at 9:32 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying three males who apparently damaged and removed a security camera on April 22 at Splash Park in Destrehan.

Luling businessman chosen to observe  foreign election
Luling businessman chosen to observe foreign election
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It had been a long 18-hour day observing a presidential election in the Republic of Kazakhstan on April 26 when Garrett Monti realized this was pretty exciting.