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St. Charles Parish seniors making the grade St. Charles Parish seniors making the grade
July 31 at 10:59 am
St. Charles Parish Public Schools made the grade with this year’s ACT composite score of 20, ranking it among the state’s top 15 public school systems.

Presidential pen pal: St. Rose teen reaches out,  finds response from Obama Presidential pen pal: St. Rose teen reaches out, finds response from Obama
July 31 at 10:56 am
Roger Scott knew it was a longshot that his letter to President Barack Obama would garner a response, but he went for it nonetheless. Today, he’s glad he did.

Family, friends support murdered  Des Allemands mother’s son Family, friends support murdered Des Allemands mother’s son
July 31 at 10:50 am
An emotional Jamie Loyacono of Metairie pointed to a photograph, one of many in a framed collage about Lindsay Nichols’ life, showing her child standing alongside Nichols and her son, Peter Paul Rose Jr.

Destrehan actress is bonafide  movie star Destrehan actress is bonafide movie star
July 31 at 10:47 am
Imagine belonging to an online chat room on Skype with friends haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend.

Young Luling boy keeps strong attitude  despite facing rare illness Young Luling boy keeps strong attitude despite facing rare illness
July 31 at 10:43 am
Eight-year-old Grant Rechen has defied the odds his entire life.

Primary and Specialty Physicians is offering back-to-school, sports physicals for $19.99 Primary and Specialty Physicians is offering back-to-school, sports physicals for $19.99
July 30 at 4:25 pm
Primary and Specialty Physicians of St. Charles in Luling is offering a Back-to-School and Sports Physical for $19.99 until Sept. 1.

Hammerhead shark crashes Luling  family’s vacation Hammerhead shark crashes Luling family’s vacation
July 24 at 11:22 am
While Mick Fanning dominated the headlines over the past week, Luling’s Bethany Ayuso has a shark tale of her own.

‘Unheard Voices’ tour holds  special showing Friday ‘Unheard Voices’ tour holds special showing Friday
July 24 at 11:03 am
On Friday, Destrehan Plantation will host a special evening tour titled, “Unheard Voices of the German Coast,” focusing on the lives of the enslaved, free Afro-Creoles, German farmers, and Acadians that lived alongside plantation owners years ago.

Local bodybuilder earns Mr. Louisiana crown Local bodybuilder earns Mr. Louisiana crown
July 24 at 10:57 am
Clint Chiasson has an insatiable drive to be the best. Sometimes, it’s all that keeps him going.

Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer
July 24 at 10:54 am
Becky Savage recently received a dose of amazing news when doctors informed the Luling resident that she was officially cancer-free. Savage was diagnosed with breast cancer on Dec. 15, 2014, and has been undergoing intense treatment ever since.

SCP will get a share of BP federal settlement SCP will get a share of BP federal settlement
July 24 at 10:51 am
Although St. Charles Parish officials don’t have a figure yet, they’re saying the parish will get a portion of the proposed BP Oil Spill $18.7 billion settlement with the federal government.

5 same-sex  marriage licenses issued in SCP since Supreme Court ruling 5 same-sex marriage licenses issued in SCP since Supreme Court ruling
July 24 at 10:47 am
When a couple inquired about getting a same-sex marriage license on Friday, June 26, at the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Courts Office, it was history in the making.

Luling man ends lifetime no-win streak with $650K St. Jude Dream House Luling man ends lifetime no-win streak with $650K St. Jude Dream House
July 24 at 10:43 am
Dennis Mitchell of Luling had been buying tickets for the St. Jude Dream House giveaways for years because he wanted to give to a good cause, but this year he turned to his wife and announced, “Why not me this year?!”

Lightning strike blamed for Luling blaze Lightning strike blamed for Luling blaze
July 24 at 10:40 am
A Luling family is picking up the pieces after a massive fire potentially caused by a lightning strike engulfed and destroyed their home Sunday night.

New details emerge in unsolved St. Rose murder New details emerge in unsolved St. Rose murder
July 24 at 10:36 am
For nearly two years, Lamar and Ruthell Ellis have mourned the loss of their son, Ramal, who was murdered in late 2013 less than a quarter mile away from his home, at the young age of 23.

Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’ Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’
July 24 at 10:20 am
With this week’s arrest of a New Orleans East man, Jolene Dufrene may have gotten the answers she sought about her daughter’s murder.

Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car
July 21 at 11:47 am
A 30-year-old Eastern New Orleans man as been arrested and accused of murdering Des Allemands resident Lindsay Nichols, who was found shot to death June 21 in the trunk of her black Honda Accord when firefighters and police responded to a car fire at the intersection of Lake Forest and Michoud boulevards.

Unlicensed Norco day care shut down in statewide crackdown
July 17 at 1:41 pm
A Norco unlicensed day care was shut down July 8 as part of a joint effort by the Louisiana Department of Education and St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, according to a news release by the Department of Education.

$12.6 million culinary arts building offers recipe for cooking up new La. chefs
$12.6 million culinary arts building offers recipe for cooking up new La. chefs
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Three years in the works, Nicholls State University (NSU) celebrated the grand opening of the $12.6 million Lanny D. Ledet Culinary Arts Building, new home of the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute, with a ribbon cutting held at the building site.

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