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Wildcats clash with St. Charles Catholic in River Region battle

It's a showdown of River Parish top contenders as Destrehan travels to face St. Charles Catholic Friday night in LaPlace.Read More...
September 06 at 9:59 am

New Life children donate over 130 flip flops to mission

New Life Community Church, the joint ministry of Luling United Methodist and First Union Presbyterian, recently hosted a summer vacation bible school program. The church had nearly 100 children and more than 50 youth and adult helpers in attendance. Read More...
September 06 at 8:00 am

R.J. Vial teacher receives VFW award

Karmann Samaha, fourth-grade teacher at R. J. Vial Elementary, was selected for the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award. Read More...
September 06 at 8:00 am

Lakewood Elementary fourth graders compare maps

Students in Mindy Baudouin's fourth grade class at Lakewood Elementary participated in a gallery walk to compare various types of maps. Read More...
September 06 at 8:00 am

Helping Harvey's victims in Texas

People in South Louisiana are reaching out to their neighbors in Texas. Rains from Hurricane Harvey have flooded an estimated 30-40,000 homes and victims will need plenty of help to get back on their feet.Read More...
September 06 at 8:00 am

2nd Annual Troops for Youths Archery Tournament Results

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September 06 at 8:00 am

St. Charles Parish president arrested in Kenner

St. Charles Parish President Lawrence "Larry" Cochran was arrested today (Sept. 2) for allegedly driving while intoxicated.Read More...
September 02 at 8:21 pm

Running game keys Hahnville victory over West Jefferson

Hahnville rolled up more than 400 rushing yards and scored seven times on the ground as it raced past visiting West Jefferson, 41-6. Read More...
September 01 at 10:25 pm

Destrehan dominates Slidell in opener

Destrehan scored four unanswered touchdowns to open play at Wildcat Stadium Friday night, setting the tone in a 42-18 victory over visiting Slidell. Read More...
September 01 at 10:04 pm

Bent's celebrates grand opening of expanded 22-acre location in Boutte

Though Bent's RV has been open in Boutte since 2014, Sept. 8 nonetheless marks a significant grand opening celebration. Read More...
September 01 at 10:36 am

Craigslist scammer robs woman, dumps her pets in St. Rose

Natasha Hornes had lined up a ride to be with her fiance', but it went horribly wrong.Read More...
September 01 at 10:34 am

Sheriff's Report - July 24, 2017


• David Davis, 55, of 601 Killona Drive in Killona, was arrested Aug. 16 and charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and disturbing the peace by cursing/noise. Read More...
August 31 at 4:49 pm

State coast getting share of plastics

Perhaps we should change the name of the Gulf of Mexico to the “Gulf of Plastics,” according to a survey made by Mark Benfield, an LSU oceanographer. Read More...
August 31 at 4:46 pm

Jesus’ commandment: ‘Love one another as I have loved you’

What a Life! by Father Wilmer Todd

Two weekends ago, citizens in our country and around the world experienced something that we thought was in our past: torch-bearing white supremacists shouting racist and anti-Semitic slogans at the citizens of Charlottesville, VA; a car driven by a Nazi sympathizer killing one person and seriously injuring 19 others; people carrying Nazi flags and giving the Nazi salute. Read More...
August 31 at 4:43 pm

Some lawmakers considering departmental reforms

When lawmakers debate taxes and spending during the next session another budget issue should be added to the mix.

And that would be departmental reforms, according to Senate Natural Resources Chairman Norby Chabert, R-Houma. Read More...
August 31 at 4:37 pm


Harris Joseph “TEE TEE” Perkins, passed away Tuesday evening Aug. 15, 2017, at the age of 65. He was a native of Des Allemands and a resident of Slidell. Read More...
August 31 at 4:34 pm

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Fishing for Frankie hits new high in participation
Fishing for Frankie hits new high in participation
The ninth annual Fishing for Frankie fundraiser tournament saw its best ever turnout of participants, paving the way for the event to raise more than $18,000 for Hahnville resident Meghan Schexnayder as she battles cancer.