May 16 at 12:12 pm
Nora Tregle Cortez, 61, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Tuesday, May 7 at 9:35 p.m. in Luling.
|Arrests (May 16)
May 16 at 12:11 pm
•Rafael E. Neives, 28, of 105 Farman St. in Westwego, was arrested on May 7 and charged with cruelty to animals and simple criminal damage.
|Gunfire hits close to home
May 16 at 11:58 am
It was a horrifying sight to see some 19 people gunned down while watching a second line march on Mother’s Day.
|We need to stop the election madness
May 16 at 11:57 am
It seems every few weeks there is an election in Louisiana. Whether it is a special election or a school board wants to pass a tax issue, voters are being overloaded with too many elections.
|Economy of southeast Louisiana set to grow in several directions
May 16 at 11:56 am
Southeast Louisiana could soon be one of the most productive metropolitan areas in the country.
|House doesn’t address huge fiscal concerns
May 16 at 11:55 am
On Friday, as I watched the Louisiana House of Representatives debate the state’s Fiscal Year (FY) 14 budget I couldn’t help but wonder what happened to certain fiscal concerns that I didn’t hear addressed in the debate.
|Legislators vow to help parish fight huge insurance increases
May 16 at 11:10 am
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre, along with eight other parish presidents and representatives from five other parishes, visited Washington, D.C. to talk to officials about the potential spike in local flood insurance premiums should large portions of the Biggert-Waters Act be allowed to take effect in October.
|Supreme Court rules against school vouchers
May 16 at 11:02 am
Last week the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled the funding structure for the Louisiana Scholarship Program unconstitutional.
|Chaisson will step down as port executive director
May 16 at 10:53 am
The Port of South Louisiana will soon see a change in leadership after Joel T. Chaisson Sr.’s eight-year tenure as executive director officially comes to an end on July 14.
May 16 at 10:38 am
Mr. and Mrs. David Medine of Ama and Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Otwell of Ruston would like to announce the engagement of their children, Megan Medine and Steven Otwell.
|Satellite Center faculty honor retiring superintendent
May 16 at 10:35 am
Satellite Center faculty members surprised outgoing St. Charles Parish Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Rodney Lafon with shirts made in his honor.
|Fallen officers honored at Blue Mass
May 16 at 10:32 am
The Most Reverend Gregory Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans, celebrated the 2nd Annual Blue Mass with St. Charles Borromeo School children to honor local first responders.
|St. Charles Borromeo Geography Bee representative
May 15 at 12:06 pm
St. Charles Borromeo School principal Mary Schmidt with sixth grader Nicholas Lacour. Lacour qualified for the state Geography Bee that was held in Baton Rouge.
May 14 at 12:04 pm
St. Charles Borromeo School eighth grader, Daniel Bosco recently received a $400 scholarship to St. Charles Catholic High School for scoring at or above the 85th national percentile on the high school placement test.
|Norco Elementary Multi-Cultural celebration
May 13 at 11:53 am
Students and teachers from Norco Elementary enjoyed a multi-cultural celebration in the school auditorium.
|State legislators visit St. Charles Borromeo
May 12 at 11:55 am
The Archdiocese of New Orleans schools food and nutrition services recently invited local legislators to area schools for lunch.
|Superintendent steps down to get down
May 12 at 11:38 am
Dr. Rodney Lafon boiled down his decision to announce his retirement last month to a simple factor. With 40 years accumulated in the school system he had come to a point in his career where he would make nearly the same yearly salary as a retiree as if he chose to continue working.
|Norco Elementary students of the month
May 11 at 11:54 am
Students of the Month at Norco Elementary were chosen for the character traits of courtesy, trustworthiness and friendship.
Merrill Zeringue, a member of the Vieux Carre Chapter of the Daughters of the...
Hoppy, a 4-year-old male poodle, is this week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet....
After hearing that plenty of big trout were being caught on live shrimp at the end...
Two St. Charles Parish residents attending St. Charles Catholic High School...
Trio charged with arson in 3 Montz fires - 855 views
Two juveniles and a 25-year-old man have been arrested in connection with two separate Friday fires in Montz – one of which destroyed a home.
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