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Council debates $180K contract to hire lobbyist in state budget crunch

Rehiring Tauzin Consultants as a lobbyist for the St. Charles Parish government drew spirited debate among council members who questioned the need for one when the state of Louisiana is struggling in one of its worse budget crunches in history.Read More...
June 10 at 9:14 am

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Eli

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Eli the dog.Read More...
June 10 at 8:00 am

HHS grad receives law degree, magna cum laude

Ryan Nolan, a 2006 graduate of Hahnville High School and 2012 graduate of LSU with a BA degree in general studies, has graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Southern Law Center and achieved the magna cum laude ranking in his class of 153. Read More...
June 10 at 8:00 am

Cannon named School Support Employee of the Year

Helen Cannon, R. K. Smith Middle School’s Fast Forward lab manager was awarded St. Charles Parish Public School’s School Support Employee of the Year. Read More...
June 10 at 8:00 am

Fishing, flying model airplanes, camping draw thousands to the spillway

Against a cerulean sky sprawling over the more than 7,000 acres of the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway area in Norco, Harold Berner watched his bright yellow Waco model airplane soar in a circle and then glide into a landing on the ground.Read More...
June 10 at 8:00 am

Rangers capture title

The Rangers (Bourgeois) won the St. Charles 9-10 American League Tournament held May 10-21 at the West Bank Bridge Park.Read More...
June 10 at 8:00 am

Track star headed to ULM

Hahnville native Semaj Lewis intends to stay “on track” at the next level.Read More...
June 10 at 8:00 am

Wildcats retooling during summer American Legion season

As the calendar turns to June, prep sports go dormant, but those looking to check out some competition need not worry as the American Legion baseball season enters full swing.Read More...
June 10 at 8:00 am

Explosive end, Hahnville native eyes NFL career with Seahawks

The Pacific Northwest is simply the latest stop for Darzil Washington, yet another former River Parishes football star who may soon find himself among the NFL ranks. Read More...
June 10 at 8:00 am

Luling man accused of shooting cat with bow and arrow turns himself in

A Luling man accused of shooting a neighbor's cat with a bow and arrow turned himself in Thursday on a warrant issued on the charge of cruelty to animals.Read More...
June 09 at 5:20 pm

Devoted employee at the heart of Majoria's Supermarket

When Dana Majoria or his brothers need something taken care of at Majoria’s Supermarket, they know they can rely on Iris Bergeron. Read More...
June 09 at 3:23 pm

Deadline to apply for 2016 Ethel Schoeffler Scholarship

Luling – Applications are being taken for the Ethel Schoeffler Scholarship from college-bound students at Destrehan or Hahnville high school students until June 9. Application forms are available at the St. Charles Parish School Board Office or by calling 785-6289. Read More...
June 09 at 12:36 pm

2016 Destrehan Boys Basketball Fundamentals Camp

Destrehan – The Destrehan Boys Basketball Fundamentals Camp for ages 9 – 14 will be held June 6 – 9 at Destrehan High School. The fee is $50 per session with four 90-minute sessions. Instructors are Head Coach Todd Bourg with assistants Donald Diodene, James Cooper and Lisa Bourg. For more information, call Todd Bourg at (985) 637-8184.Read More...
June 09 at 11:29 am

Sheriff: Internet safe spot offers 'peace of mind'

Capt. Pat Yoes would love to chalk up the Sheriff’s Office’s adoption of a safe location for the public’s internet sale exchanges at its training facility parking lot as a stroke of genius.

June 08 at 3:34 pm

Hale Boggs bridge to fully reopen Wednesday

The much-anticipated date on completing upgrade work on the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge is Wednesday (June 15).Read More...
June 08 at 9:49 am

Election commissioners training

HAHNVILLE – Anyone interested in serving as an election commissioner or commissioner-in-charge for elections can attend the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office training at 2 p.m. June 6 and 6 p.m. June 7 at the parish courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville. Commissioners must be a registered voter in the district of residence, not need assistance to vote or be an election candidate, not be convicted of an election offense, and be able to complete election forms correctly. For more information, call (985) 783-6632. Read More...
June 07 at 2:35 pm

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Port of South Louisiana will maintain, restore ‘landmark’ jet fighter
Port of South Louisiana will maintain, restore ‘landmark’ jet fighter
The Blue Angel aircraft that has become a true landmark at the entrance of the Port of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport isn’t going anywhere — though that was anything but certain until a recent deal was brokered.