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Stormy year brings more mosquitoes in St. Charles

This year's moderate temperatures combined with heavy rainfall and storm surges from hurricanes Harvey and Nate contributed to an increase in mosquitoes, as well as helping them stay around longer.Read More...
November 08 at 4:00 am

Luling teacher won't quit cancer fight

Kellie Growl's fight with cancer started with a routine eye exam that led to a diagnosis only two specialists in the nation knew how to handle and a journey of incredible strength that she is still on today.Read More...
November 08 at 3:00 am

School board member questions letter grading of public schools, but not charter schools

While public schools are subject to performance review and letter grades each year by the Louisiana Education Department, the same is not true for all charter schools — and at least one St. Charles Parish school board member believes it's well past time for that to change. Read More...
November 08 at 2:25 am

Citizens panel invites land prospects for boat launch sites

As its first order of business, the newly named West Boat Launch Citizens Advisory Committee issued a request for available property for potential launch sites in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
November 07 at 4:15 am

Wildcats shut down Terrebonne, win sixth in a row

Destrehan and Terrebonne each took the field in their regular season finale Friday night knowing that a victory would likely cement a strong seed in the Class 5A postseason — and thanks to a suffocating defensive effort and balanced offensive attack, those spoils will go to Destrehan, 28-7 winners on the road.Read More...
November 03 at 11:58 pm

Hahnville blasts Bourgeois, earns outright district title

“Paint the wall!” was the chant of Hahnville students in unison following their Tigers’ 49-0 home win over H.L. Bourgeois, imploring their players to update Tiger Stadium’s wall of district championships to reflect the 2017 crown they secured just moments before.Read More...
November 03 at 10:11 pm

Parish approves upgrades for Norco, Montz wastewater stations

The St. Charles Parish Council hired the engineering firm Shread-Kuyrkendall & Associates on Monday to design Montz and Norco wastewater lift station upgrades.Read More...
November 03 at 6:45 pm

Des Allemands preservationist leaves lasting legacy

Craig Matherne remembered his father’s early days born on a houseboat in Bayou Des Allemands in 1930, which fueled his intense devotion to preserving a dearly loved lifestyle for generations to come.Read More...
November 03 at 6:45 pm

American icon disappears without notice

William Everett was ready to do what he had done for 32 years as he drove up to drop mail in the blue collection box on Lakewood Drive in Luling, but it was gone.Read More...
November 03 at 6:41 pm

New restrictions create burden for local crabbers

For Whitney Curole of Des Allemands, being a fisherman is an "always" kind of thing — he's been a crabber since his teenage years, following in the footsteps of his father, and that passion for fishing runs throughout his entire family.Read More...
November 03 at 6:38 pm

HHS teacher wants to make mark on school

Rod Naquin doesn't see teaching as an occupation, but as a vocation and investment in a community he cares so deeply about. Read More...
November 03 at 6:30 pm

Firefighters respond to early morning Luling fire, save family pet

Some 26 firefighters responded to a Luling fire early Thursday morning (Nov. 2) that substantially damaged a house and nearly claimed the life of the family’s poodle.
November 02 at 3:36 pm

Parish officials discuss having input in state's business tax incentive program

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' sweeping changes to a lucrative property tax benefit program for manufacturing facilities in the state have made their way to St. Charles Parish.
November 02 at 3:27 pm

Tigers can sew up district crown with win over Braves

Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio has often noted his belief that his 2017 Hahnville team has the opportunity to be special.Read More...
November 01 at 12:18 pm

Seeding on the line as DHS visits high-scoring Terrebonne

Coming off of one of its most complete efforts of the season in a victory over Jesuit, Destrehan is preparing to wrap up its regular season by visiting a high-scoring Terrebonne squad this Friday night in a battle of high-ranked Class 5A playoff contenders. Read More...
November 01 at 12:15 pm

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Harley

This week's St. Charles Humane Society's showcase pet is Harley.Read More...
November 01 at 12:10 pm

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Breakout year comes to end for Wildcats
Breakout year comes to end for Wildcats
After securing a playoff berth for the first time since 2013, a breakthrough season came to a close for Destrehan in its Division I first-round playoff match at St. Amant.