|Second person in 8 days killed while walking on Luling highway
November 15 at 10:31 am
For the second time in eight days, a pedestrian was struck by a car and killed while walking on a Luling highway.
|Arrests (Nov. 14)
November 15 at 9:30 am
•Justin Dufrene, 22, of 306 Talbot Drive in Luling, was arrested on Nov. 4 and charged with possession of synthetic marijuana, suspended driver’s license, criminal sanctions over operation and no owner vehicle registration.
November 15 at 9:28 am
Lois Richoux Culhane, 81, of Falls Church, Va. and formerly of St. Charles Parish, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 9.
|House speaker opens door to tuition changes
November 15 at 9:26 am
By Jeremy Alford and John Maginnis
Legislation granting university boards more control over tuition didn’t make it through this year’s regular session, but House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, R-Lake Charles, said he’s willing to give it another chance in 2014.
|Remembering the actions of local soldiers on Veteran’s Day
November 15 at 9:25 am
In a Veteran’s Day proclamation 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy said “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
|Cell phone theft on the rise in parish schools
November 15 at 9:23 am
The number of thefts of technological devices at local schools has shot up as smartphones have become more prevalent.
|Health center helps residents enroll in ‘Obamacare’ after website problems
November 15 at 9:20 am
When the Affordable Care Act was enacted on Oct. 1, requiring nearly everyone to have some sort of health insurance coverage or suffer a penalty, many questioned how the program worked. Others who wanted to sign up for a health care plan had trouble accessing a government website to do so.
|4 arrested after meth lab found in Luling home, police say
November 15 at 9:19 am
Four Luling residents were arrested for running a meth operation out of their home, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Miracle baby, mother survive despite emergency colon surgery
November 15 at 9:17 am
Lindsey Albarado was 25 weeks pregnant and in the hospital when the unthinkable happened.
|Clerk of Court remains positive during battle with throat cancer
November 15 at 9:15 am
Back in mid-August when St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court Lance Marino was shaving, his razor went over a bump in his neck. Little did he know that the small bump would have a huge impact on his life.
|Mother saves children before getting run over
November 15 at 9:11 am
As Merika Hill was walking to church with her two young children last Tuesday evening, she suddenly noticed a truck driving towards them at a high rate of speed along Old Spanish Trail in Des Allemands.
|HHS students study Native American literature and culture
November 15 at 8:42 am
During the study of Native American literature, Deborah Unger’s English III academically gifted students at Hahnville High School read and recited Native American poetry and myths, listened to the tranquility of Native flute melodies, created totem poles and researched the Native American Code Talkers during World War II.
|Harry Hurst Middle School 2013 all state choir selectees
November 15 at 8:37 am
Six students from Harry Hurst Middle School (HMS) were chosen to perform in the all-state choirs in Baton Rouge.
|Mimosa Parks Elementary writer’s workshop
November 15 at 8:32 am
Mimosa Park first grade students in Alana Cassell’s class learned the rules and procedures for their writer’s workshop.
|You’ve got to read this! (Nov. 14)
November 15 at 8:28 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.
|Navy veteran helped save lives after Luling ferry disaster
November 15 at 8:15 am
Linton Bergeron, 85, was aboard the M/V St. Charles ferry going to work as a machinist at Shell Chemical early on the morning of Oct. 20, 1976 when he saw what was about to happen.
|Mimosa Parks literacy center
November 15 at 7:44 am
Chance Gaspar in Jessica Cain’s first grade class at Mimosa Park Elementary participated in a literacy center by following along to a book on CD.
|Hunters struggle to find ducks in Lake Salvador
November 15 at 7:34 am
Local duck hunters ventured into the Lake Salvador Management Area last weekend for the opening of the season, but many struggled to kill birds.
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Wildcats will have to stop physical Ruston rushing attack to advance - 674 views
After dominating Terrebonne 44-0 in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs, the Destrehan Wildcats will host a Ruston squad that prides itself on its physical rushing attack.
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