|Precautions needed for flu season
October 23 at 11:33 am
After seeing hundreds of patients with the flu last year, Dr. John “Brian” Seymour, Emergency Department Medical Director for St. Charles Parish Hospital, highly recommends reducing your risk of contracting the virus by getting a flu shot.
|Cochran leads St. Charles Parish prez candidates by raising $151K
October 23 at 11:09 am
With just days remaining until the Oct. 24 election primary, Larry Cochran substantially leads his opponents in political contributions with $151,549 in the race for St. Charles Parish.
|Ama murder linked to drug deal gone bad
October 23 at 11:07 am
A potential narcotics deal turned into an argument, a physical altercation and, eventually, a murder in Ama Oct. 13, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Luling procedure saves leg, quality of life of CIS patient
October 23 at 11:04 am
James Stelly stood up from his wheelchair and proudly stepped forward at the Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) in Luling, a move that put a glow on the face of a man who thought he’d never do it again.
|St. Rose activist helps secure tighter emissions standards for refineries
October 23 at 10:59 am
Martha Huckabay, who helped convince the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to crack down on oil refinery emissions, said she did it for her family.
|Luling’s Boyd fondly remembers funeral home journey
October 22 at 1:11 pm
A native of Luling and resident of Kenner, The Boyd Family Funeral Home owner Linear Brooks Boyd professes herself a proud product of the St. Charles Parish public school system.
|Montz man killed Wednesday in Airline Highway wreck
October 22 at 11:31 am
A 47-year-old Montz man was killed in a two-vehicle crash around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on Airline Highway in St. Charles Parish.
|New airline establishes non-stop, roundtrip flights at Armstrong
October 16 at 7:24 am
Representatives of Louis Armstrong International Airport recently announced the addition of air carrier GLO to the airport’s roster of airline choices, and that GLO will begin running daily, non-stop flights beginning in November.
|Drainage, levees top concerns of St. Charles Parish president candidates
October 16 at 7:20 am
Drainage and hurricane protection topped the list of concerns discussed at the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s political forum.
|St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office seeks help to solve drive-by shooting
October 16 at 7:18 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) hopes to enlist help via CrimeStoppers in solving its investigation of an apparent drive-by shooting in August.
|At 16, DHS junior is rising star
October 16 at 7:16 am
It might seem like small potatoes for someone who has performed on stage so many times already in her young life, but Faith Becnel will always remember that 4-H Club talent show at Destrehan High School.
|Scholarship will honor caring HHS librarian who passed away from cancer
October 16 at 7:13 am
Former Hahnville High School librarian Patricia Pitre hasn’t been forgotten since her recent passing, and the HHS community is banding together to ensure that remains the case forever.
|St. Charles Parish will file suit over $350K electrical problem
October 16 at 7:11 am
The St. Charles Parish Council approved a $350,000 contract with Tasch Electric LLC of Norco to correct an electrical grounding problem at the parish’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), but also wanted to know how the money would be recouped.
|Former Catfish Fest chair accused of stealing from church
October 16 at 7:08 am
Wayne Guillot Jr. has appeared on CrimeStoppers as a fugitive accused of paying himself more than $12,000 in fraudulent receipts from the St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands.
|Man stabbed to death in Ama, police searching for suspect
October 15 at 4:36 pm
A 48-year-old man was found stabbed to death inside a home in the 100 block of Robert Street in Ama.
|West Nile spraying increased in wake of positive West Nile testing
October 10 at 1:18 am
With the West Nile Virus alert expanded to include Mimosa in Luling, mosquito spraying has been increased and the state Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) recommending precautions.
|Absentee, early voting coming up for Oct. 24 election primary
October 10 at 1:17 am
As the Oct. 24 election primary fast approaches, St. Charles Parish voters can opt to vote early Saturday, Oct. 10, and Oct. 12 – 17.
|VFW forum will feature parish prez, clerk, at-large council seats
October 10 at 1:14 am
With major leadership change coming, the West St. Charles Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3750 is hosting a political forum Tuesday so the public can ask their candidates questions about their plans for office.
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It took Destrehan a half to shake the cobwebs off after an unusual Week 10 bye, but the Wildcats proved dominant once again from there in a 44-23 Class 5A playoff victory over Denham Springs.
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