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Wildcats must keep Rebel defense  off balance to advance to title game Wildcats must keep Rebel defense off balance to advance to title game
December 05 at 8:15 am
After grinding out a win over rival Hahnville, the Destrehan Wildcats will face off against West Monroe with a trip to the Class 5A state championship game on the line.

Despite loss, future bright for Hahnville Despite loss, future bright for Hahnville
December 05 at 8:13 am
Hahnville’s football season ended last Friday with a 24-12 loss to Destrehan in the Class 5A quarterfinals, but preparation for next year began the following Monday, according to Tiger head coach Nick Saltaformaggio.

Picture from left to right are: Gabie Constant, MaryBeth Landry, and head coach Mendi Lebouef. Hahnville Volleyball gives back to senior community
December 05 at 8:11 am
Members of the Hahnville Volleyball team volunteered at Ashton Manor Assisted Living’s annual Thanksgiving Family Dinner.

Pictured are: Tahj Hill, Rontre Hardy, Jaden Robertson, Dynell Williams and  Benet Collins  performing “My Girl”. R.K. Smith choir performs in New Orleans
December 05 at 8:09 am
R. K. Smith 8th grade choir members were chosen to perform at the Louisiana Middle School Conference recently held in New Orleans.

Kayla Vujnovich Norco Elementary announces Teacher of the Year
December 05 at 8:08 am
Norco Elementary announced Kayla Vujnovich as the 2014 - 2015 Teacher of the Year for the school.

Firefighters plan toy drive in Norco
December 05 at 8:07 am
The Norco Area Volunteer Fire Department plans to hold at toy drive Saturday, Dec. 13 at Greaud’s Fine Foods on 217 Apple St. in Norco.

Missy Humane Society Pet of the Week: Missy
December 05 at 8:06 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Missy, a lovable shelter cat that, on Dec. 6, will be joined by a special guest.

Alex Dines Book Review: “The Book Thief”
December 05 at 8:05 am
The Book Thief is the fictional story of Liesel Meminger, a young girl living in Nazi Germany during World War II. Written by Markus Zusak, it describes the life and hardships of Liesel while living under the Nazis’ totalitarian regime.

LSU AgCenter: Helpful tips for controlling cold-weather snails and slugs
December 05 at 8:00 am
Snails and slugs are a common pest to a variety of landscape plantings and they enjoy eating many of the cool season bedding plants and vegetables in our gardens this time of year.

Destrehan High School freshman Lianne Keller plays “Clara” in the upcoming River Region Ballet production of “The Nutcracker.” A holiday at the ballet
December 05 at 8:00 am
For nearly 50 years, “The Nutcracker” has been a staple of American holiday performances. Young ballet dancers across the nation dream of playing the role of Clara, the young girl who absconds on a midnight journey with a Nutcracker toy that has come to life. This fall, 14-year-old Destrehan dancer Lianne Keller will live that dream.

John Goodman and Mary Elizabeth Winstead 'Explosive' thriller set to rock Hahnville
December 01 at 2:15 pm
Residents living in Hahnville may hear explosions and see smoke and fire as a thriller starring John Goodman films in the area.

Destrehan receiver Alfred Smith picks up a first down against Hahnville. Destrehan beats Hahnville to advance to Class 5A semifinals
November 28 at 9:46 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats are one win away from an appearance in the Class 5A state championship game after beating rival Hahnville 24-12 on Friday.

‘Resiliency’ key for underdog Tigers in rematch with Destrehan ‘Resiliency’ key for underdog Tigers in rematch with Destrehan
November 28 at 10:29 am
As they did in last week’s matchup against Haughton, Hahnville will need its defense to create turnovers and stop the run if they hope to knock off No. 4 Destrehan on Friday night.

Will Matthews takes a handoff from quarterback Marquise Darensbourg. Wildcats firing on all cylinders entering matchup with Hahnville
November 28 at 10:24 am
Destrehan made a statement last Friday by thrashing East St. John 68-14, but as soon as the game was over excitement in the community reached a fever pitch with news that the Wildcats would face rival Hahnville in the Class 5A quarterfinals.

A map showing the well's location. Company plans to drill for gas near Willowdale
November 27 at 12:28 pm
A company’s plans for an exploratory well have hit a wall after residents of the Willowdale subdivision in Luling expressed concerns over the noise and affect to property values.

Joe Lamb Homeless man caught with meth lab in stolen car sentenced to 10 years
November 27 at 12:25 pm
A homeless man who was caught driving a stolen vehicle in Norco filled with the chemicals and equipment needed to make methamphetamine will serve 10 years in jail.

Bailey Leon (left) and Meghan Schexnayder Hahnville cancer survivor bonds with young girl fighting for her life
November 27 at 12:23 pm
After surviving cancer, a Hahnville makeup artist has forged a special relationship with an 11-year-old now fighting her own long-standing battle against the disease.

St. Rose woman killed in Thanksgiving hit-and-run
November 27 at 9:30 am
A 25-year-old St. Rose woman was killed early Thanksgiving morning when she was hit by a vehicle on St. Rose Avenue. The driver who hit the woman fled and is being sought by state police.

Recent pit bull controversy highlights breed-specific laws
Recent pit bull controversy highlights breed-specific laws
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Officials in St. Charles Parish defend their own restrictions on pit bulls after national pressure forced the town of Moreauville to repeal its own ordinance banning anyone from owning the breed.