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Destrehan man wants his house and life back

From the ashes of Sept. 8, 2015, Ursin Abbate set out to rebuild his life in Destrehan but nearly a year later it remains on hold in a dispute with Entergy.Read More...
October 07 at 7:00 am

Today's Car Care customer appreciation event set for Oct. 13-14

Today’s Car Care will hold a community customer appreciation two-day event that will feature an Indy 500 car, free food and giveaways.Read More...
October 07 at 7:00 am

Don’t let the cooler weather fool you

Heavy and continuing rainfall, particularly from the “no-name storm” that deluged areas of Louisiana with the historic flood, also created a fertile breeding ground that lent to the largest mosquito bloom for the entire year.Read More...
October 07 at 6:00 am

DHS grad lands dream role on TV show

Wednesday's debut of the television docu-series, "Clash of the Corps," is more than a break for Catie Toal - it's living a dream.Read More...
October 07 at 6:00 am

Remembering the squirrel stampede

Pasttimes by Terry Jones

Forty years ago, David Freeman was hunting outside Quitman, La., when he witnessed one of nature’s oddest spectacles - a squirrel migration. As he described it, a “kagillion squirrels” came through the woods, and it took a good 15 minutes for them all to pass by. Read More...
October 07 at 4:00 am

Fitting ending for Brees in San Diego return

As the game between the New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers proceeded in San Diego Sunday, it seemed like a strange day indeed. Read More...
October 07 at 4:00 am


Marjorie Ball Brannen Pierce, 80, went home to meet her Lord and Savior on Sept. 21.Read More...
October 07 at 4:00 am


Rev. George Julius Fischer Jr., 82, resident of Luling, and a retired Presbyterian minister, passed away peacefully on July 27. after a valiant battle with a long illness.Read More...
October 07 at 4:00 am


James E. (Jim) Buckley, known to his friends as Buck, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the age of 83. Read More...
October 07 at 3:00 am

Missing St. Rose teen found unharmed

Corielle Clayton, the 15-year-old St. Rose teen reported missing earlier this week, has been located unharmed according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office Wednesday evening.Read More...
October 05 at 5:21 pm

Destrehan accountant sentenced to prison in $50 million Medicare fraud

Christopher White of Destrehan was sentenced to 48 months in prison for his involvement in a $50 million New Orleans-area Medicare fraud scheme.Read More...
October 05 at 2:43 pm

Business Networking Event

Luling - St. Charles Parish will host its first SCP Business Exchange at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling. In addition to promoting networking with the parish business community, parish officials want to resume a local business association at the event. Attendees are asked to bring business cards and post their support of the event using the hashtag#ShopStCharles. There is no charge to attend the event. For more information, call the parish Department of Economic Development & Tourism at (985) 783-5140.Read More...
October 04 at 10:23 am

Destrehan runs all over Terrebonne for win

Destrehan trailed 3-0 early against Terrebonne in the Wildcats’ homecoming game Friday night, but the Tigers’ advantage didn’t last long as the Wildcats romped to a 44-17 District 7-5A victory.Read More...
September 30 at 10:45 pm

Perrin leads comeback as Hahnville wins thriller over St. Thomas More

When St. Thomas More scored a touchdown to go ahead of host Hahnville 42-28 with 2:25 remaining in the fourth quarter, there was little reason to believe the Tigers would emerge with a victory.Read More...
September 30 at 10:42 pm

Program seeks to reach at-risk youth early

They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of the cure. Read More...
September 30 at 6:31 pm

American Red Cross opens new office in parish

Few emergency aid organizations are as recognized as the American Red Cross, which makes it welcome news that it has opened an office in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
September 30 at 11:00 am

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Des Allemands man sentenced in Catfish  Fest theft
Des Allemands man sentenced in Catfish Fest theft
Wayne Guillot Jr., the former chairman of the Louisiana Catfish Festival who was arrested earlier this year for stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 festival, has been convicted and sentenced to serve time in prison.