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Hahnville mother aided efforts to ban corporal punishment for special needs students

Allison Badgerow was so ready to comment on state Rep. Franklin Foil's House Bill 69 aimed at banning corporal punishment for special needs students that she overcame her fear of public speaking to recount her autistic son's traumatic experience.Read More...
June 21 at 5:00 am

A little heart goes a long way toward restoring New Sarpy retirees’ home

When Catholic Heart Camp volunteers showed up at Ferdinand and Annie McIntyre’s mobile home in New Sarpy on Monday, all Annie could say repeatedly was "It's a blessing."Read More...
June 21 at 5:00 am

Cancer awareness activist says early diagnosis saved her life

Knowing that breast cancer runs in her family, Anedra Coleman started earlier than most with taking the tests for early detection of the disease.Read More...
June 21 at 4:00 am

After 44 years, chief deputy retires

As St. Charles Parish Chief Deputy Joseph Cardella readies for retirement, Sheriff Greg Champagne said he'll be greatly missed.Read More...
June 21 at 3:00 am

DHS student taking mother’s heritage to 'Olympics of Irish dancing'

When Sarah Taylor saw her cousin Irish dancing while visiting family in Belfast, she thought, "This is what I want to do."Read More...
June 21 at 3:00 am

New Sarpy man pleads guilty to oral sex with child

A New Sarpy man charged with the 2016 rape of a 6-year-old family member recently pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of oral sexual battery and awaits sentencing. Read More...
June 21 at 2:00 am

Slidell man pleads guilty to stealing over $80K from Shell complex to make crawfish burners

A Slidell man pleaded guilty to stealing more than $80,000 of materials and equipment from Norco Manufacturing Complex that he used to make and sell crawfish burners.Read More...
June 21 at 2:00 am

Parish preparing for potential tropical storm

St. Charles Parish has issued an alert announcing it is opening sandbagging stations tomorrow (Tuesday) as it goes into storm preparation mode for a tropical storm potentially headed for Louisiana.Read More...
June 19 at 6:52 pm

Ms. Pat’s ‘Tiny Library’ is her living legacy

When "Ms. Pat's Tiny Library" went up in St. Rose on May 20, it was the heartwarming highlight of Patricia Moulin's memorial and 91 years of living.Read More...
June 14 at 9:00 am

Activities center with arcade, sensory room opens for kids with special needs

Lori Bercegeay has long had a vision - and she's brought it to reality. Read More...
June 14 at 7:00 am

Ochsner takes over Luling urgent care

Expanding the reach of care it can provide its patients was the catalyst for Ochsner’s recent acquisition of MHM (Millennium Health Management) Urgent Care, which includes an office in Luling. Read More...
June 14 at 6:00 am

Once injured dog is now child ‘therapist’ at the courthouse

It wasn't that long ago that Shadow the dog could not stand at all, recovering from severe injuries after being hit by a car.Read More...
June 14 at 6:00 am

Montz residents question industrial growth’s impact on community

When Shannie Marie Borne saw St. Charles Parish's signs posted in Montz announcing a rezoning request that would clear the way for a gas compressor station in their residential community, she started circulating a petition opposing it.Read More...
June 14 at 6:00 am

Luling's ‘little warrior’ is fighting rare condition

For DeeDee Comardelle, finding out she was having twins was like having an out of body experience.Read More...
June 14 at 5:00 am

Echoe, where are you?

Vicki Matherne often looks up to the sky in hopes of catching a glimpse of her beloved, lost pet Echoe. Read More...
June 14 at 4:00 am

St. Charles citizens advised to stay vigilant entering hurricane season

In light of the start of hurricane season last week, St. Charles Parish has made a major effort to prepare its residents for any potential emergency it may cause. Read More...
June 14 at 3:00 am

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Magnolia Companies receives Challenge Coins for longtime support
Magnolia Companies receives Challenge Coins for longtime support
Glen Smith and Gary Smith Sr. of The Magnolia Companies of LA were honored on July 20 by a visit from Chief Deputy Joseph Cardella of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.