Stephen and Brandi Cortez, who live in Hahnville, are currently fostering two young children. Hahnville couples’ struggle shows challenges, rewards of foster parents
January 09 at 9:10 am
On Dec. 29, a pile of unopened, nicely-wrapped gifts remained beneath a Christmas tree in the living room of Brandi and Stephen Cortez’s Hahnville home.

(From L-R) Winchell Delano, Daniel Flynn, Jarrad Moore, Luke Kimmes and Adam Trigg gather equipment at their staging area in Des Allemands before heading out on a 5,200-mile canoe journey from the Mississippi River to the Artic Ocean. From Des Allemands to the Arctic Ocean: Friends set out on 5,200-mile journey
January 09 at 9:08 am
Six Midwesterners recently began a 5,200-mile canoe journey through 10 states with a little help from an old friend in Des Allemands.

Anyone who knows the identity of the three suspects, or who has any information on the incident, are asked to contact Det. Jody Weems at (985) 783-1135 or (985) 783-6807. 3 sought after theft of $13,600 from Walmart
January 06 at 10:34 am
Two boys are being sought by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in connection with the theft of 12 cell phones from Walmart in Boutte.

Chad Robin poses with family members Allison, Denise and Glenn before auditioning for “American Idol” in New Orleans. Luling native is contestant on ‘American Idol’
December 31, 2014 at 9:26 am
A Luling native will be a contestant on the new season of “American Idol” on Fox.

Gladys LeBlanc Hidalgo Obituary: Hidalgo
December 30, 2014 at 11:16 am
Gladys LeBlanc Hidalgo, 94, was born on Feb. 15, 1920 and passed away on Dec. 28. She was a native of Destrehan and resident of Thibodaux.

Suspect in fatal Hahnville bar shooting arrested in Kenner Suspect in fatal Hahnville bar shooting arrested in Kenner
December 29, 2014 at 12:18 pm
A 35-year-old Boutte man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and another person injured early Friday morning.

Larry Thompson Hahnville murder suspect on the run
December 26, 2014 at 9:38 am
Police are searching for a Boutte man in connection with a deadly shooting that took place in Hahnville Friday morning.

Saints face  critical decisions  heading into ‘15 Saints face critical decisions heading into ‘15
December 25, 2014 at 8:19 am
In what has to be the most disappointing year in the Sean Payton era, the New Orleans Saints were knocked out of playoff contention with a 30-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

Destrehan sophomore Cara Ursin is averaging 25 points per game for the Lady Cats. Lady Cats blow out Bourgeois, ESJ to open district play
December 25, 2014 at 8:17 am
The Destrehan Lady Cats throttled H.L. Bourgeois and knocked off East St. John to start district play with a 2-0 record. The Lady Cats are now 8-1 on the season with their only blemish coming by way of a one-point loss to Cabrini.

Hahnville’s Rickey Preston rushed for 67 yards in the LHSCA all-star game. Hahnville running back named team MVP in state all-star game
December 25, 2014 at 8:16 am
Hahnville senior Rickey Preston put on quite a show in his final high school game.

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.

Luling singer eagerly awaits national debut on ‘American Idol’
Luling singer eagerly awaits national debut on ‘American Idol’
St. Charles Parish residents might see a familiar face while tuning in to Thursday’s New Orleans round of popular singing competition “American Idol.”