What's Happening

Get to know God at summer gospel meeting
June 29 at 10:00 am
LULING – The Barton Avenue Church of Christ Invites the public to fellowship with them during their summer gospel meetings Sunday, June 29 through Wednesday, July 2.

Live music comes to Norco
June 28 at 9:00 pm
NORCO – The Spillway Bar in Norco will host two bands on Saturday, June 28 from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m.

St. Gertrude Catholic Church Dance
June 28 at 8:00 pm
DES ALLEMANDS – A dance will be held on Saturday, June 28 from 8 p.m. to midnight.

One of the threatening letters left on Hahnville Fire Chief Stanley Wajda's vehicle. Hahnville fire chief receives threatening letters after looking into missing items
June 27 at 12:30 pm
Subpoenas have been served to former Hahnville Fire Chief Reginald Gaubert and other members of the department in connection with an ongoing investigation by the Louisiana Board of Ethics.

Evan G. Lefort Luling golfer named MVP
June 27 at 10:09 am
Evan G. Lefort, a junior at Brother Martin High School from Luling, was this year’s recipient of the Warren Cervini Award - Most Valuable Golfer for the 2013-14 seasons.

Team members are: Back row (L-R) Coach Jimmy Ray, Taylor Ray, Brennen Allen, Dayton Lewis, Coach Louis Morales, Brant Griffin and Shannon Summers. Front row (L-R) Zachary Duckworth, Shane Comardelle, Eli Matherne, Walter Penick and Alex Fonseca. Des Allemands Gators win 11-12 championship
June 27 at 10:07 am
The Des Allemands Gators won the 11/12-year-old championship for St. Charles Parish.

Team members are: Back row (L-R) Ronnie Johnson, Greg Charlot and Coach Zack Perret. Standing (L-R) James DiGiovanni, Jonathon Bath, Seth Perret, Kennedy Nguyen, Bailey Reynaud, Coach Harrison Bath and Coach Billy Bath.  Kneeling (L-R)  Kyle Harris, David Dennis, Devin Inguagito and Dylan Inguagito.  Leaning forward: Keion Farris and Nicholas Ward. Front, right: Benjamin Bath. Des Allemands Gators win 11-12 championship
June 27 at 10:06 am
The 9/10-year-old St. Rose Pirates won the National League baseball championship for St. Charles Parish.

Registration deadline nears for fall ball Registration deadline nears for fall ball
June 27 at 10:05 am
Registration for fall baseball for players between the ages of 6 to 14 will end on July 11.

Soccer camp kicks off July 7 Soccer camp kicks off July 7
June 27 at 10:04 am
St. Charles Parish’s summer soccer camp begins on Monday, July 7 and goes through Friday, July 11 every day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Otto Candies’ outfielder Dylan Keller hit a sacrifice fly to key a three-run fourth inning for his squad. Hahnville-based Otto Candies cruises past Townsend Homes
June 27 at 10:02 am
Earlier this month, St. Charles Catholic-based Townsend Homes struck for six runs in the first two innings on their way to a 6-4 win over Hahnville-based Otto Candies. On Monday, Otto Candies flipped the script.

Outdoor reporter Bruce McDonald holds up a drop net with three crabs. Catching crabs is easy at Bonnet Carré Spillway peninsula
June 27 at 9:59 am
Recreational crab fishing has had its ups and downs this summer, but with the waters of Lake Pontchartrain beginning to warm to temperatures in the mid-80s, more and more crabs are being pulled out of the waterway.

Amelia Showcase adoption pet “Amelia”
June 27 at 9:40 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Amelia.

Pat Chevalier, Stephanie Ward, Denise Robichaux, Jim Moses, director of human resources, and Harriet Sanders education and training coordinator. St. Charles Parish Hospital hosts school-to-career internships
June 27 at 9:38 am
Three teacher interns recently went through the school-to-career program at St. Charles Parish Hospital.

Knights of Columbus 9933 members Dennis Stevens, Louis LeBlanc, Merlin Hymel, Merlin Edler and David Yoisin waited outside of Majoria’s Supermarket for food donations for the Social Concerns food pantry. Knights of Columbus donate 1,052 pounds of food to local food pantries
June 27 at 9:35 am
In a mid-year food drive, the Knights of Columbus 9933 of Holy Family Catholic Church were able to solicit 590 pounds of donated non-perishable foods for the Social Concerns Food Pantry and donated an additional 462 pounds to the Second Harvest Food Bank.

Citizens not told the full story by St. Charles Parish Hospital
June 27 at 9:34 am
Dear editor,
Once again the CEO of the St. Charles Parish Hospital played his version of the GAME known as, “And Now You Know The Rest of the Story.” In his version of the GAME, we, the citizens of St. Charles Parish never get the rest of the story.

Hope remains for state transportation reform
June 27 at 9:33 am
By Jeremy Alford

The push by state Sen. Norby Chabert, R-Houma, this year to restructure the strategic decision-making process at the Department of Transportation and Development crossed an important threshold last week with Gov. Bobby Jindal’s signature on his cornerstone legislation.

St. Charles, Ochsner partnership is good for community
June 27 at 9:32 am
The fact that St. Charles Parish Hospital and Ochsner Health System are expanding their partnership in St. Charles Parish is a major news item for our medical system. Under the leadership of CEO Federico Martinez, our local hospital has certainly grown from a two-wing facility to one that can provide a lot more services to the parish on both sides of the river.

Looking Back...The George Prince ferry Looking Back...The George Prince ferry
June 27 at 9:31 am
I was looking through my father’s old 35mm slides and found this rare photo taken around 1965.

State asked to investigate Hahnville fire department
State asked to investigate Hahnville fire department

After months of bickering within the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) and allegations of mismanaged funds, the fire service members have finally agreed on one thing – the organization should undergo a forensic legislative audit to determine if any money was misappropriated during the reign of former Fire Chief Reginald Gaubert.