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Loud commercials may come to an end

At last . . . those loud commercials that interrupt television programs may soon come to an end. The U. S. Senate passed a bill last week to keep commercials on TV at the same volume as the rest of the programs.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:11 am

Dreaded season not over yet

Here it is October and hurricane season is still with us. But, judging from the weather this week and last, one could never tell.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:10 am

Charles J. Clulee

Charles J. Clulee, 73, of Luling, died peacefully at River Region Hospice Home in River Ridge early Friday morning, Sept. 24, 2010.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:09 am

Sheriff's Reports

Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:09 am

Destrehan businessman hopes sauce helps saves the coast

A Destrehan businessman has produced a new hot sauce for sale around the parish and 10 percent of the sales proceeds will go to the Audubon Nature Institute to help with oil spill cleanup efforts.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:05 am

Construction begins on Fallen Hero Memorial

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will begin construction on a Fallen Hero Memorial that will be placed in front of the new law enforcement complex. But time is running out for those who want to purchase memorial bricks to surround the area.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:04 am

Alexander wins School Board seat in landslide

The votes are in and St. Charles Parish has chosen their representatives.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:02 am

Wrecks increase in Louisiana after texting ban, study shows

While Louisiana recently made it illegal to text and drive, data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety actually shows that accident rates have increased since the ban took affect.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:57 am

Man charged with forcible rape of teen

A LaPlace man was arrested and charged with the forcible rape of a 13-year-old Luling girl.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:51 am

Valero says leak had no impact on environment, community

A week after sulfuric acid leaked into the Mississippi River from Valero’s St. Charles Refinery in Norco, officials say that there should be no impact on the environment or community whatsoever.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:50 am

80 teams battle for top honors in mega cook-off

The mouth-watering aroma of steaming chicken andouille gumbo and jambalaya will hover in the air at the West Bank Bridge Park on Thursday.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:47 am

Hahnville survives E.A., Dutchtown blasts Destrehan

The Hahnville Tigers picked up their first district win of the year after a 7-3 victory over East Ascension Friday night, but it was far from pretty.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:44 am

Wildcats begin brutal stretch, face three straight top 10 teams

Last Friday marked the beginning of the toughest stretch of the Destrehan Wildcats' schedule as they fell to the Lutcher Bulldogs, the No. 5 ranked team in Class 4A, by a score of 27-8.Read More...
October 07, 2010 at 12:51 pm

Players of the week

October 07, 2010 at 9:53 am

Comets must wrangle Fisher, Wing-T offense

St. Charles Catholic got into a shootout with Newman's explosive offense last week, but the Comets offense controlled the clock down the stretch and used two long scoring drives in the second half to come away with a 41-23 victory.Read More...
October 07, 2010 at 9:51 am

Looking for reds in all the right places

With the recent passage of a cold front, most fishermen or hunters were ready to swarm the waters or woods. Read More...
October 07, 2010 at 9:50 am

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Iraq vet follows in family footsteps into military service
Iraq vet follows in family footsteps into military service
Nick Friloux served in the U.S. Marine Corps and loved it.
"Just being in the military was great," Friloux said. "But it was stay with the love of my life (his wife) or the Corps. I had to choose."