Obituaries




Savoie Savoie
January 09 at 9:22 am
Beuvans A. Savoie, 82, a native of Des Allemands and a resident of Paradis, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 24.

Hotard Hotard
January 09 at 9:21 am
Herbert “Herb” Joseph Hotard Jr., 53, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 23, after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Arrests (Jan. 8)
January 09 at 9:19 am
•Chance C. Voros, 38, of 431 Monsanto Ave. in Luling, was arrested on Dec. 20 and charged with theft of goods between $500 and $1,500 and prohibited drug paraphernalia.

Christmas trees used to enhance local wetlands Christmas trees used to enhance local wetlands
January 09 at 9:18 am
Christmas trees that were nestled inside homes for the holidays will soon begin a new journey to the wetlands where they will help stop coastal erosion.

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is still searching for this suspect in connection with an attempted break-in in St. Rose. Brazen St. Charles break-ins similar to those in St. John
January 09 at 9:16 am
The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office sought information from the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office regarding robberies in Reserve and Garyville that are similar to brazen break-ins that occurred in Destrehan and St. Rose.

While the Arc’s Cajun Village thrift store relies on volunteers like the ones pictured, they also employ several disabled people. Arc must hire more non-disabled employees or risk losing funding
January 09 at 9:14 am
A new federal rule will force the Cajun Village thrift store in Boutte to hire non-disabled employees if it wishes to continue to receive funding from Medicaid.

3 Walmart cashiers accused of giving away merchandise 3 Walmart cashiers accused of giving away merchandise
January 09 at 9:13 am
Three Walmart employees were arrested after they allowed some customers to receive huge discounts, and others to get free merchandise, during the Christmas rush, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Christopher Lymous St. Rose man charged in fatal crash
January 09 at 9:12 am
A St. Rose man has been charged with negligent homicide in connection with a crash in November that killed the man’s passenger.

Stephen and Brandi Cortez, who live in Hahnville, are currently fostering two young children. Hahnville couples’ struggle shows challenges, rewards of foster parents
January 09 at 9:10 am
On Dec. 29, a pile of unopened, nicely-wrapped gifts remained beneath a Christmas tree in the living room of Brandi and Stephen Cortez’s Hahnville home.

(From L-R) Winchell Delano, Daniel Flynn, Jarrad Moore, Luke Kimmes and Adam Trigg gather equipment at their staging area in Des Allemands before heading out on a 5,200-mile canoe journey from the Mississippi River to the Artic Ocean. From Des Allemands to the Arctic Ocean: Friends set out on 5,200-mile journey
January 09 at 9:08 am
Six Midwesterners recently began a 5,200-mile canoe journey through 10 states with a little help from an old friend in Des Allemands.

Anyone who knows the identity of the three suspects, or who has any information on the incident, are asked to contact Det. Jody Weems at (985) 783-1135 or (985) 783-6807. 3 sought after theft of $13,600 from Walmart
January 06 at 10:34 am
Two boys are being sought by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in connection with the theft of 12 cell phones from Walmart in Boutte.

Chad Robin poses with family members Allison, Denise and Glenn before auditioning for “American Idol” in New Orleans. Luling native is contestant on ‘American Idol’
December 31, 2014 at 9:26 am
A Luling native will be a contestant on the new season of “American Idol” on Fox.

Gladys LeBlanc Hidalgo Obituary: Hidalgo
December 30, 2014 at 11:16 am
Gladys LeBlanc Hidalgo, 94, was born on Feb. 15, 1920 and passed away on Dec. 28. She was a native of Destrehan and resident of Thibodaux.

Suspect in fatal Hahnville bar shooting arrested in Kenner Suspect in fatal Hahnville bar shooting arrested in Kenner
December 29, 2014 at 12:18 pm
A 35-year-old Boutte man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and another person injured early Friday morning.

Larry Thompson Hahnville murder suspect on the run
December 26, 2014 at 9:38 am
Police are searching for a Boutte man in connection with a deadly shooting that took place in Hahnville Friday morning.

Saints face  critical decisions  heading into ‘15 Saints face critical decisions heading into ‘15
December 25, 2014 at 8:19 am
In what has to be the most disappointing year in the Sean Payton era, the New Orleans Saints were knocked out of playoff contention with a 30-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

Destrehan sophomore Cara Ursin is averaging 25 points per game for the Lady Cats. Lady Cats blow out Bourgeois, ESJ to open district play
December 25, 2014 at 8:17 am
The Destrehan Lady Cats throttled H.L. Bourgeois and knocked off East St. John to start district play with a 2-0 record. The Lady Cats are now 8-1 on the season with their only blemish coming by way of a one-point loss to Cabrini.

Hahnville’s Rickey Preston rushed for 67 yards in the LHSCA all-star game. Hahnville running back named team MVP in state all-star game
December 25, 2014 at 8:16 am
Hahnville senior Rickey Preston put on quite a show in his final high school game.

Comardelle
Comardelle
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Randall R. Comardelle, 54, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Monday, Jan. 12.