|Do you know what true hunger is?
November 14 at 9:46 am
How many of us have ever been on a diet? We start off the first day with a light breakfast. (So far, so good. We knew we could do this.) About mid-morning we get the urge for a snack. (We pass on this. We’ve got will power.) It’s getting to 11:30. We begin to wonder, “Isn’t it about time for lunch?”
|Removal of Berlin Wall one of most significant developments in history
November 14 at 9:45 am
Twenty-five years ago, one of the most significant developments in world history occurred. It was the reuniting of the east and the west along the Berlin Wall in Germany where a line had been drawn to separate communism and democracy.
|State legislators had rough time on ballot
November 14 at 9:43 am
Of the eight state legislators who ran for other offices on the primary ballot this year, only two are leaving the Legislature for sure, another is facing a runoff and five others were handed defeats.
November 14 at 9:42 am
Jacob A. Loupe, 30, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 9 at his home.
November 14 at 9:41 am
Olive Matherne Schmill, 56, a native of Des Allemands and a resident of Sandy Hook, Miss., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26.
|Arrests (Nov. 13)
November 14 at 9:39 am
•Kyrain Kenner, 26, of Luling, was arrested on Nov. 4 at the 600 block of Paul Federick and charged with attempted distribution of a schedule I CDS to wit marijuana.
|River Parishes Fall Festival will rock Norco this weekend
November 14 at 9:38 am
Fresh seafood po-boys, pastalaya and jambalaya are usually enough to draw most to the River Parishes Fall Festival, but there will also be plenty of rides, games and rocking music this weekend.
|$400,000 grant will fund training programs to help unemployed find work
November 14 at 9:37 am
A $400,000 grant could put unemployed in the River Parishes back to work by helping employers fund training programs.
|Cajun-Creole restaurant will open in Luling in former Sailfish location
November 14 at 9:36 am
A Cajun-Creole hybrid restaurant will soon offer up hearty portions of red beans and rice, white beans and catfish and seafood platters in Luling.
|Ormond Plantation will serve as backdrop for ABC series
November 14 at 9:34 am
Destrehan’s Ormond Plantation will serve as the backdrop for an episode of an ABC network drama that is being filmed in St. Charles Parish.
|Nearly $3 million wing expansion gets approval
November 14 at 9:33 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board has accepted a $2.75 million bid to construct an addition to Luling Elementary.
|New chemical plant will be built in Luling
November 14 at 9:32 am
Momentive Specialty Chemicals will build a new production facility in Luling while upgrading their plant in Geismar.
|Political drama starring A-listers films in Norco
November 14 at 9:31 am
A political drama produced by George Clooney and starring Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton recently filmed in Norco’s Bonnet Carré Spillway.
|‘Mama Dasch’ graduates from police academy after 25-year hiatus
November 14 at 9:29 am
Officer Betty Jo “B.J.” Dasch is no stranger to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Parents want ‘confusing’ math taken out of classrooms
November 14 at 9:27 am
When Telesia Batte’s middle child was diagnosed with a learning disability, she chose to move her from the parochial school she loved to a St. Charles Parish public school where greater resources were available to help her. What she did not expect was for her daughter to suffer a sharp drop in math grades.
|Obituary: Esther Maloney Fisher
November 11 at 9:58 am
Esther Maloney Fisher, 94, passed away peacefully at home in Luling, LA on Nov. 7.
|Hahnville triumphant in frigid fumble fest
November 07 at 10:32 pm
Big plays and cold temperatures defined the Tigers’ end-of-season 42-13 victory against South Lafourche.
|Destrehan storms back in second half to beat ESJ, remain undefeated
November 07 at 9:43 pm
Destrehan trailed throughout the first half Friday night against East St. John, but the Wildcats bounced back in the third quarter, with an 84-yard touchdown run by Kirk Merritt giving his team a lead they would not relinquish.
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Biking the banks - 717 views
The levee has a long history within St. Charles Parish, but when Kathy Lacompte Bourg and her husband led a group of teenagers down it in the early 1980s, there was no Hale-Boggs bridge and the path was muddy and rocky.
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