Editorial




What makes a man a true father?
June 19 at 12:09 pm
There are many men to which we can ascribe the title of father.

Tough session for business may lead to tougher re-elections
June 19 at 12:05 pm
The business lobby notched a small win on the final day of the legislative session last week when a handful of bills targeting Louisiana companies and the taxes they pay were given a three-year expiration dates. But it only slightly sweetened what was otherwise an an unsavory end to a painful two months.

Arrests (June 18)
June 19 at 10:59 am
•Thomas Dantin, 24, of 354 Davis Drive in Luling, was arrested on June 7 and charged with DWI, improper control of vehicle and open alcohol container in vehicle.

Free United Way book swap will keep kids reading Free United Way book swap will keep kids reading
June 19 at 10:56 am
Keeping children engaged in reading over the summer is the goal of the United Way of St. Charles’ book swap.

St. Charles Libertarians welcome marijuana law reform going to Jindal St. Charles Libertarians welcome marijuana law reform going to Jindal
June 19 at 10:52 am
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he’ll sign a marijuana sentencing reform proposal easing the state’s heavily punitive laws and reducing criminal penalties, a move long-sought by groups like the Libertarian Party of St. Charles Parish and ACLU of Louisiana.

Sheriff orders deputies to strictly enforce curfew for juveniles Sheriff orders deputies to strictly enforce curfew for juveniles
June 19 at 10:50 am
Four juveniles were arrested after they apparently slashed tires on vehicles in Luling. St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said he has ordered deputies to strictly enforce curfew after the incident.

Hahnville teens survive crash with 18-wheeler Hahnville teens survive crash with 18-wheeler
June 19 at 10:48 am
The driver and passenger of a 2009 Honda Accord received minor injuries after the vehicle they were in struck an 18-wheeler tractor trailer at the intersection of La. highways 3127 and 3160 in Hahnville, an area known for deadly crashes.

Des Allemands Catfish Festival offers bands, rides and lots of food Des Allemands Catfish Festival offers bands, rides and lots of food
June 19 at 10:46 am
Thousands of people will head to Des Allemands this weekend to pay tribute to the “Catfish Capital of the Universe” and its signature dish of fried catfish with white beans and rice.

Harry Hurst students receive Duke U’s Talent Identification Program Award Harry Hurst students receive Duke U’s Talent Identification Program Award
June 19 at 10:33 am
Harry Hurst seventh-grade students Vionnye Alexander, Shelby Easley and Kaitlyn Thompson were chosen by Duke University’s Talent Identification Program and received recognition at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches.

Humane Society Pets of the Week: Tily and Toby Humane Society Pets of the Week: Tily and Toby
June 19 at 10:32 am
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pets are Tiley and Toby.

3 SCP cadets are among Youth Challenge program grads 3 SCP cadets are among Youth Challenge program grads
June 19 at 10:31 am
Jared Bon of St. Rose, Kylie David of Boutte and Joseph Fowler of Des Allemands were among this year’s 250 graduates of the Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program.

“Impasse” reviewed by Kirolos Abdelmalek “Impasse” reviewed by Kirolos Abdelmalek
June 19 at 10:30 am
Impasse is a well-written novel by Royce Scott Buckingham. This legal thriller follows Stu, a lawyer who manages to end up in modern-day Alaska on a little “trip” and overcomes the threats he finds in the wild, learns to adapt, and even manages to start something bigger of his own.

How St. Charles Parish’s ‘Biggest Losers’ became its biggest  winners How St. Charles Parish’s ‘Biggest Losers’ became its biggest winners
June 19 at 10:28 am
Murray Dufrene gave up Blue Bell ice cream and bread.
It was hard, but Dufrene did it.

HHS basketball camp  gets underway June 23 HHS basketball camp gets underway June 23
June 19 at 10:26 am
Hahnville High School’s basketball camp will get underway on June 23, with a separate session to begin on July 14. Both sessions will take place at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center in Luling.

Destrehan finds success after leaving American Legion behind Destrehan finds success after leaving American Legion behind
June 19 at 10:25 am
By Lori Lyons

Perhaps the Destrehan baseball team should change its name to The Globetrotters.

Reed Bates HHS student wins four gold medals in Special Olympics
June 19 at 10:23 am
By Lori Lyons

All Reed Bates really wanted to do was play sports.

TV series  with Kanye West music being filmed in Norco TV series with Kanye West music being filmed in Norco
June 19 at 9:45 am
St. Charles Parish is the scene of another television production, the 10-episode series “Underground,” with filming scheduled this month at the Bonnet Carre Spillway recreation area in Norco.

Money to expand workforce
June 19 at 9:20 am
LAPLACE – The The River Region Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch & Learn Monday to Expand your Workforce session 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 19 at Chamber Resource Center, 394 Belle Terre Blvd., Laplace. The Louisiana Workforce Commission can provide wage reimbursement for on-the-job training to assist employers who want to hire additional workers. Potential financial assistance can range from $3,000 to $5,000 per new hire trainee. Admission is free to chamber members. For more information, call (985) 359-9777.

“Impasse” reviewed by Kirolos Abdelmalek
“Impasse” reviewed by Kirolos Abdelmalek
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Impasse is a well-written novel by Royce Scott Buckingham. This legal thriller follows Stu, a lawyer who manages to end up in modern-day Alaska on a little “trip” and overcomes the threats he finds in the wild, learns to adapt, and even manages to start something bigger of his own.

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