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Simple act of clearing ditches proved major in 2009

It was a busy year for St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the rest of his administration, and while many notable accomplishments were achieved in 2009, the most important may have been the simple act of cleaning ditches.Read More...
January 06, 2010 at 12:22 pm

Last chance for Krewe of Lul early registration

LULING - The Krewe of Lul will stop accepting early bird registration on Jan. 5, 2011. A meeting will be held at the Ramada Limited, 13889 River Road, at 7 p.m. on that date for all those planning to participate in the Krewe festivities this Mardi Gras. Future meetings will be held at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Limited at 13889 River Road in Luling on Feb. 2, Feb. 16 and March 2.

Entry fees before Jan. 5 are $25 for fire trucks, emergency vehicles and show cars and trucks, $300 for large floats and $200 for small floats. On Jan. 6, prices will go up. The parade will take place on March 5, 2011 at noon.Read More...
January 05, 2010 at 10:33 am

Wildcats, Tigers stay hot on the court, DHS girls fall

The Hahnville Tigers were one of the surprise teams last season, making it all the way to the state finals. This year, Hahnville isnít sneaking up on anyone, but is still putting up solid wins.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 4:08 pm

Hunting closure issued due to flooding

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham has issued a Declaration of Emergency closing all hunting seasons, except waterfowl, in portions of southeast Louisiana due to flooding. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 4:07 pm

Wildcats hold on for 4-3 win over Tigers

The Destrehan Wildcats beat the Hahnville Tigers 4-3 in the opening district game for both teams.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 4:06 pm

What do you give a sportsman for Christmas who has everything?

Talk to my wife, Gretchen - married for 30 years - and she will tell you, "Bruce has everything he needs to venture into the outdoors."
December 24, 2009 at 4:05 pm

River Region falls to Bayou Region, but DHS stars shine

The Bayou Region All-Stars defeated the River Region All-Stars 17-13 in the 10th annual HTV-Lions Club High School All-Star Classic Friday night at John L. Guidry Stadium in Thibodaux.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 4:03 pm

HHS cheerleaders headed to Disney World after second-place finish

Congratulations to the HHS cheerleaders who competed in the UCA Louisiana State Cheerleading Competition against schools from across the state. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 4:01 pm

The need for speed

In only two short years, Luling resident Val Harmon has made a name for himself in the NHRA divisional circuit, racking up enough points to guarantee top five finishes each season.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 4:01 pm

School board chooses card winner

Every year, the St. Charles Parish School Board chooses one lucky studentís Christmas card design to be sent to all of the faculty and staff of the school district. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:57 pm

New Sarpy students share stories with parents, peers

Third and first grade students at New Sarpy Elementary ended their semester by sharing stories of their life with family and friends at school. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:55 pm

Dear Santa

Every year, children all over St. Charles Parish write their hopes and wishes in letters to Santa. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:53 pm

'Twas the nightmare before Christmas

From Tony Perkinsí
Washington Update
December 24, 2009 at 3:48 pm

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all

To many itís Merry Christmas. To others itís Happy Holidays.
But to all, itís a wish for a season that spreads goodwill to mankind.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:45 pm

Cap and trade would be terrible for businesses

The words from the anonymous White House official were quite threatening and no doubt meant to be: ďIf you (Congress and opponents) donít pass this (cap and trade) legislation, then the EPA is going to have to regulate in this area. And it is not going to be able to regulate on a market-based way, so itís going to have to regulate in a command-and-control way, which will probably generate even more uncertainty.Ē One of President Obamaís ďsoldiersĒ was sending the word that the business community and recalcitrant members of Congress had better get in line fast or face the dire prospects of a jingoistic Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wreaking dire economic consequences on the nation. In other words, they are making opponents an offer that they believe they canít refuse.
December 24, 2009 at 3:43 pm

Golf courses are a plus for St. Charles

With three active country clubs and a population of only some 50,000 in the past, St. Charles has had its share of golf courses. Ormond, Willowdale and Fashion have given residents and visitors many hours of pleasure in our outdoor wonderland of natural beauty.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:42 pm

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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.