What's Happening

Adult softball league registration ends
June 23 at 8:00 am
PARISHWIDE – Registration for the St. Charles Parish adult softball league ends on Tuesday, June 1.

Vacation bible school
June 23 at 8:00 am
LULING – A vacation bible school will be held from Monday, June 23 to Friday, June 27.

Back row: Brenna Vial (HHS), Bailey Wilson (HHS), Kaylie Fabre (HHS), Lynleigh Landry (SCC), Marcella Saavedra (DHS). Front row: Matthew Cheramie (HHS), Sean Mathieu (DHS) United Way scholarships
June 20 at 5:38 pm
United Way of St. Charles recently awarded LIVE UNITED scholarships to eight St. Charles Parish graduating high school seniors.

LDS Seminary graduate, Isaiah Harding with his mother and seminary teacher, Amy Harding. Student graduates from Latter-Day Saint seminary
June 20 at 5:36 pm
Destrehan High School graduate Isaiah Harding accepted his graduation certificate May 25 for completing four years of early-morning scripture study classes from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seminary program.

“Murphy”  Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Murphy” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
June 20 at 5:36 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Murphy.

Gil Schmidt St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office detective promoted to major
June 20 at 5:30 pm
Sheriff Greg Champagne has announced the promotion of Gil Schmidt to the rank of major.

Mysterious odor in St. Rose no longer a mystery Mysterious odor in St. Rose no longer a mystery
June 20 at 12:08 pm
A strong odor that plagued the St. Rose area for two weeks and caused more than 100 residents to complain of health issues has been identified and eliminated.

Team members are: Kneeling (L-R) Abby Nette, Mia Casanova, Morgan Foret, Cassie Legendre, Sydney Matherne and Taylor Lucich.Back row of players (L-R) Stephanie Chester, Katie Brady, Allyson Colomb, Britney Hatfield and Brianna Anderson.  Coaches are: Bailee Kaplan, Neil Legendre, Paulo Casanova and Justine Matherne.  Seated: Batgirl Isabella Casanova. 16U All-Stars win Governor’s Games
June 20 at 10:46 am
The St. Charles 16U All-Stars have started their summer season with a 9-0 record, winning the 2014 ASA 16U Class B Governor’s Games Championship in Hammond.

Hahnville High School defensive line coach Dan Erwin does all that he can to find small college programs or junior colleges for Hahnville’s many talented football players. HHS assistant has helped 105 players sign with colleges in last 14 years
June 20 at 10:00 am
After more than 20 years as a coach, Dan Erwin has seen his fair share of players come and go.

Ed Reed surrounded by a group of local children at a past football camp. NFL Pro Bowler returns to roots with Destrehan camp
June 20 at 10:00 am
Football players between the ages of 7 to 17 will get a chance to work out with NFL superstar Ed Reed when the Pro Bowl safety comes to Destrehan to host his football camp next week.

Theresa and Curt Theriot, of Luling, stop for a snoball as they celebrate the evening before heading off to the Special Olympics national games. Parish hopefuls aim for the gold at Special Olympics
June 20 at 10:00 am
Special Olympians, coaches and partners with Team Louisiana crowded into the main hall of the Edward Dufresne Community Center last week for a send off celebration that included a meal, fellowship and dancing only a day before the state’s delegation was to head out to New Jersey for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games that takes place every four years.

Wylie Wylie
June 20 at 9:02 am

Honor, love, integrity and family summarize well the life of Harvey O. Wylie, 86, devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend, who passed away comfortably in his sleep on June 13.

Jiles Jiles
June 20 at 9:01 am
Dean Barry Jiles Jr., former resident of Goodbee and a resident of Paradis, passed away at University Hospital in New Orleans on May 17.

Arrests (June 19)
June 20 at 9:00 am
•Chanell Ingram, 33, of 1318 Paul Fredrick St. in Luling, was arrested on May 30 and charged with DWI, driver not licensed and as a fugitive from another agency.

Trustworthiness is a key to success
June 20 at 8:59 am
By "Deacon G"

One of the most valuable keys to success in the business world is trustworthiness.

Dynamics of 6th district race are shaping up
June 20 at 8:58 am
By Jeremy Alford

While a reporter from New York magazine has been in Baton Rouge recently keeping former Gov. Edwin Edwards occupied, the other contenders in the 6th Congressional District have been free to ponder the angles behind state Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma, entering the race.

Iraq needs our support
June 20 at 8:57 am
As time moves forward, it seems we are going backward to the times in the first half of the 1900s when we were faced with two world wars that brought more destruction than we had ever experienced.

$7.9 million DHS wing in jeopardy of not being ready when teachers report
June 20 at 8:55 am
A long-awaited addition to Destrehan High School appears to be at least three and a half months behind its initially schedule completion date and is in danger of not being ready when faculty return from summer break in early August.

St. Rose trapper has gained fame by clearing out parish’s hogs
St. Rose trapper has gained fame by clearing out parish’s hogs
Not too many animal trappers can boast the resume of St. Rose’s John Schmidt, who not only cleared out thousands of animals to improve the safety of the Louis Armstrong International Airport, but also helped clear out the hog population in St. Charles Parish.