Lifestyles




KoC assembles, distributes food baskets KoC assembles, distributes food baskets
December 25, 2014 at 8:15 am
The Knights of Columbus 9933 recently finished its holiday efforts by getting food baskets out into the community.

AgCenter: help trees with proper mulching AgCenter: help trees with proper mulching
December 25, 2014 at 8:14 am
Mulching trees is a recommended cultural practice with many benefits, yet too much can literally kill a tree if applied improperly.

Alayna Ross Book Review: "Beautiful Creatures"
December 25, 2014 at 8:12 am
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl is a nonfiction, Southern gothic with a hint of fantasy and romance. It is a page-turner for all types of readers.

Max Humane Society Pet of the Week: Max
December 25, 2014 at 8:10 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Max, a 1-year-old poodle.

2 plead guilty following undercover drug sting
December 25, 2014 at 8:07 am
Two men caught selling liquid synthetic marijuana from the Triangle Food Store in Luling both pled guilty in connection with the crime.

Kathy Blahut, a regular attendee of the German Coast Farmer’s Market, said she would love to have her strawberries used by an entrepreneur at Edible Enterprises. New partnership connects farmers with food entrepreneurs
December 25, 2014 at 8:05 am
A new partnership will connect food entrepreneurs with local farmers in an effort to expand food production in St. Charles Parish.

State police released two images of the vehicle, which is either a truck or SUV. Police release images of vehicle involved in fatal St. Rose hit-and-run
December 25, 2014 at 8:03 am
Police have released surveillance footage of a vehicle sought in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that caused the death of a St. Rose mother early Thanksgiving morning.

Cherie LaGrange Woman accused of poisoning husband won’t face charges
December 25, 2014 at 8:02 am
A St. Rose woman accused of poisoning her husband’s drink will avoid jail after the husband asked the St. Charles Parish District Attorney’s Office to drop the charge.

Gas drilling rig near Willowdale clears first hurdle Gas drilling rig near Willowdale clears first hurdle
December 25, 2014 at 8:01 am

The Coastal Zone Advisory Committee of St. Charles Parish offered no objection to one of many permits needed to commence drilling for natural gas near the Grand Ridge Golf Club in Luling.

"Mamma Mia!" at the Saenger
December 25, 2014 at 8:00 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Saenger Theater in New Orleans will hold a production of "MAMA MIA!" beginning January 13th through January 18th. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. on the 13th, 14th, 15th and 18th; 8 p.m. on the 16th and 17th; and 2 p.m. on the 17th and 18th.

This trailer home on Hollywood Park Drive in Montz burned down on Saturday, leaving a family of five homeless. Montz family loses everything in fire
December 25, 2014 at 8:00 am
Donated toys and clothes are pouring in for a Montz family whose home was destroyed in a fire on Saturday.

Children share letters to Santa Children share letters to Santa
December 24, 2014 at 10:28 am
"For Christmas I would like my own bike," writes Emily Perez, a 1st grader at St. Rose Elementary. "I also have a question: how do you fit through the chimney? Is it true you have a big belly?"

Senior Dance
December 24, 2014 at 10:27 am
The St. John Parish Council on Aging will hold its monthly senior dances for peopel 60 or older on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 242 Regala Park Road in Reserve from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Championship Bull Riding
December 24, 2014 at 10:26 am
The Houma Civic Center will host the “8 Seconds to Glory” championship bull riding event on Saturday, Jan. 3 beginning at 8 p.m.

Cleopatra Rocks the House Sadie Hawkins Style
December 24, 2014 at 10:25 am
The Krewe of Cleopatra will host a concert a Sadie Hawkins dance Saturday, Dec. 27 from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the Evergreen Cajun Center on 4694 W Main St. in Houma.

The Nelson family began lighting a large bonfire in their backyard in 1990. St. Rose family has lit the way for Santa Claus for last 24 years
December 24, 2014 at 8:06 am
Glen Nelson was 16 years old when he first got the idea to build a bonfire for the holidays. At that time, it was supposed to be a small bonfire in the backyard for Halloween.

Cindy Christen Christen
December 19, 2014 at 11:50 am
Cindy M. Christen, 57, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Patricia Drain
December 19, 2014 at 11:48 am
Patricia “Patty” Drain passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the age of 53. She was a native of Toledo, Ohio, and a resident of Paradis.

Hahnville wrestling team finishes third at tourney
Hahnville wrestling team finishes third at tourney
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The Hahnville wrestling team finished third out of 16 teams at the St. Amant Gator Duals.