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Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival

The Des Allemands man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 Louisiana Catfish Festival and fleeing police has been arrested and charged with theft and writing worthless checks.
February 04 at 11:25 am

St. Charles Parish Library Celebrates Harry Potter Book Night

LULING – Harry Potter fans of all ages are invited to an unforgettable Night of Spells at the Second Annual Harry Potter Book Night on Feb. 4 at the East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Dr. in Destrehan. The event will be held 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. . For more information, contact Lauren Pitz at (985) 764-2366 or Read More...
February 04 at 9:59 am

Judge Penny visits St. Charles Parish Library for Black History Month

LULING – Best-selling author and former LaPlace resident Judge Penny Brown Reynolds will discuss the celebration of Black History Month on Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. at the East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Dr. in Destrehan. All St. Charles Parish Library events are open to the public and free of charge. For more information, contact Lauren Pitz at (985) 764-2366 or Read More...
February 03 at 9:59 am

New Orleans man accused of raping and kidnapping Norco woman

A New Orleans man accused of kidnapping and raping a Norco woman before allegedly throwing her out of his vehicle on I-10 has been arrested.
February 02 at 2:57 pm

St. John Theatre holding auditions

Reserve – St. John Theatre will present “Broadway on da Bayou,” a Broadway style variety show.  Auditions will take place between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the theater in Reserve.  Callbacks will be held on 6:30 p.m. Jan 31. Directors Alina Casero and Kate Kuen will hear all auditioners who appear. Auditioners should prepare a song, scene, skit, monologue, dance, rap, or reading with a Broadway theme although all acts will be considered.  Selections should be no longer than four minutes. Show dates are March 3, 4 and 5. For more information,see the SJT Facebook page or call Managing Director Crystal Faucheux at (504) 676-4700.Read More...
January 31 at 2:05 pm

DHS teacher-student sex cases are part of national ‘epidemic,’ expert says

Multiple teacher-student sex cases at Destrehan High School could be a “culture problem,” but these cases are more likely part of a national epidemic, according to a national expert.Read More...
January 29 at 3:13 pm

HHS academic coach helps athletes step up game in class

When Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio sought help for a talented player struggling academically a year ago, he had a good idea of where to turn.Read More...
January 29 at 2:53 pm


Ravernel “Nell” Weaver Ayme passed away on Jan. 17 at the age of 97. Read More...
January 29 at 2:52 pm


Gladys Matherne Schaubhut, 95, a native of Black Prince Island and a resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Friday, Jan. 22.Read More...
January 29 at 2:51 pm


Rita Loupe Matherne, 88, a native and resident of Des Allemands, died on Jan. 22.Read More...
January 29 at 2:47 pm


Lionel Peter Keller, 83, of Fredericksburg, Virginia passed away Jan. 21at Heritage Hall.Read More...
January 29 at 2:45 pm

Sheriff’s Reports (Jan. 28)


• Carrita Jenkins, 27, of 318 S. Fashion Blvd. in Hahnville, was arrested Jan. 17 and charged with issuing worthless checks over $500 and having an SCSO attachment. Read More...
January 29 at 2:43 pm

St. Charles Parish to be a travel center

St. Charles Parish is on its way to a big increase in its part in offering increased and improved air service to the South Central United States of America ,which is somewhat in the center point of air travel in the Western Hemisphere.Read More...
January 29 at 2:41 pm

Edwards administration met with surprise pay raises

During the final weeks and months of former Gov. Bobby Jindal’s tenure, leading up to his last regular workday on Jan. 8, his office and cabinet heads implemented millions of dollars worth of pay raises for state employees and made nearly two dozen board and commission appointments that were not publicized. Read More...
January 29 at 2:39 pm

Serving up success at Rye Canteen

After years of running businesses for others, Barrett Roberts decided to give up sitting behind a desk and do something he’s always wanted to do – open his own restaurant.Read More...
January 29 at 2:32 pm

Cochran keeps most of previous staff intact

Calling it “an honor” to announce executive staff and department heads, new St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran is laying the groundwork for his first administration.Read More...
January 29 at 2:29 pm

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National Signing Day: Wildcats and Tigers generate another big class in 2016
National Signing Day: Wildcats and Tigers generate another big class in 2016
Roxanne Wilbon beamed as her son, Gerald, donned a University of Texas hat and made official his collegiate destination.