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Hahnville grad awarded Zeta Phi Beta book stipend

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. proudly announced that Ms. Ama Nyeneba Sefah, of Hahnville High School, is the recipient of Upsilon Mu Zeta Chapter 2nd Annual College Book Stipend Award, ($500.00). Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:01 am

K-9 police team wins at national competition

Sergeant Jason Guidry with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office never dreamed that he and his narcotics dog, Berry, would be national champions. Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 8:59 am

Get It Growing: Landscapes require never-ending planning

Landscapes are dynamic creations that are always changing.
June 03, 2010 at 8:57 am

Sheriff's Reports


•Nathan Lizardo, 28, of 19 Houmas Place B in Destrehan, was arrested on May 15 and charged with hit and run, criminal mischief false report and threatening a public official.
May 27, 2010 at 3:17 pm

State bird has it’s problems again

Pity the poor pelican. He has been through so many trevails that have taken his home away and threatened his life.
Now he could lose parts of the grandiose Louisiana Gulf Coast as his birthplace and nesting ground due to the British Petroleum oil spill south of Venice.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:16 pm

Parish pet adopter recounts ‘Happy Tale’

By Renee Simpson
Liz Folse, of Luling, and her family adopted Jasper in January 2010. Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:15 pm

Open primaries are best for democracy

It is time for the states in our federal governmentt to take full advantage of democracy by adopting open primaries in the election of U. S. senators and representatives, something Louisiana did many years ago under the leadership of former Gov. Edwin Edwards. Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:14 pm

Fatima statue visits Norco to spread historic message

In 1917, three children in Fatima, Portugal, saw a vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She came to the children six times that year, giving admonitions, requests and warnings.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:13 pm

Parish down to ‘Plan C’ for $2 million Luling boat launch

St. Charles Parish has moved on to "Plan C" in regards to a new, $2 million boat launch in Luling between the Davis Pond Diversion and Pier 90, according to Parish President V.J. St. Pierre.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:09 pm

Third arrest made in business burglaries

Another arrest has been made in the burglaries of four St. Charles Parish businesses in January and February.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:08 pm

Oil spoiling some, but not all, summer vacation plans

The oil spill may mess up some parishioners’ vacation plans, but others are heading far out of town. Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:07 pm

Tie-in work could force closure of River Road

The Army Corps of Engineers is considering elevating River Road on the east side of the Davis Pond Diversion as part of the Western Tie-In levee project. While elevating the road would protect Ama from storm surge, it could also force the closure of River Road for an undetermined amount of time.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:04 pm

Untested dispersant makes fishing closures necessary

While many anglers have expressed frustration with a seemingly helter-skelter string of fishing closures and reopenings following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries head Robert Barham said there is method to the madness.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:02 pm

Texas thriller filming in Norco

Movie cameras will be rolling in Norco on May 28, June 1 and June 2 for the feature film "The Fields," which stars Sam Worthington of "Avatar" fame.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 2:58 pm

Depth is a concern for Tigers

Though the Rummel Raiders outscored Hahnville 14-7 in last week's spring game, Tiger head coach Lou Valdin saw plenty of positives from both his offense and defense. In fact, Valdin feels his team is further along after this spring than they have been in the past.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 1:17 pm

12U Hurricanes finish first

The 12U Louisiana Hurricanes finished in first place at the Worth Classic USSSA softball tournament held May 22 and 23 at Oak Villa. Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 1:16 pm

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Accident claims life of Destrehan man
Accident claims life of Destrehan man
A multi-vehicle car accident claimed the life of 88-year-old Theodore Miestchovich of Destrehan Monday morning, according to Louisiana State Police.