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Anticipated wetland park set for fall opening

The much-anticipated Wetland Watchers Park is set to open in the fall, though enthusiastic local residents have already been eyeing the 28-acre facility.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 9:03 am

After 18 years, owners selling popular eatery

The owners of Hymel’s restaurant, which has been a Hahnville staple for the last 18 years, are selling the popular eatery - not because of the oil spill or the downtrodden economy, but because it’s “just time.”Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 9:01 am

St. Rose church bash provides free school supplies to students

Pastor Josh Carter, of First Baptist Church in St. Rose, has spent a lot of his time recently gearing up for the third annual Back 2 School Bash sponsored by his church. Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 8:59 am

Scary clown taunts motorists on I-310

A man wearing a clown mask reportedly tailed several vehicles on I-310 last week before pulling even with the drivers and staring them down, which led to 911 calls to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 8:56 am

Saying ‘no’ to sex has served parish well, officials believe

The row of strip clubs and bars in nearby Metairie called “Fat City” has been a breeding ground of crime for years. Even as recently as two weeks ago, arrests were made involving prostitution and drug dealing.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 8:55 am

Tax-free shopping this weekend

On Aug. 6-7, St. Charles will be the only parish in the state that will suspend all sales taxes on most retail purchases.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 8:54 am

All-Stars win Southwest Regional Championship

The St. Charles Parish 9-10 girls All-Star team won the State Championship and then traveled to Magnolia, Ark. where they won the Southwest Regional Championship. Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 10:56 am

Fresh water from diversion equals fisherman’s dream

It is very enjoyable to fish with fishermen who have more intensity than I have. Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 10:54 am

Sign up now to ‘fish for Frankie’

AVONDALE - The 2nd Annual Fishing for Frankie Bass Fishing Tournament is now looking for sponsors and is open for registration. The event is hosted by the Throw Me A Cure Relay Team, South Louisiana Trail and family and friends of Frankie. The event raises money for Frankie Champagne Jr., a native of Edgard and resident of Luling who was diagnosed with non small-cell lung cancer in 2007 and has been unable to work since June 2009 due to the effects of the cancer treatment.Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 10:48 am

Mt. Zion hopes to defend title in Christian basketball

First Baptist Church of Paradis will be hosting its 16th Annual Christian Basketball Tournament on Aug. 14 at Hahnville High School.Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 10:47 am

Former HHS star gets rave reviews from Ole Miss coach

At the Southeastern Conference media days, Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt gave high praise to former Hahnville High School and current Rebel defensive end Kentrell Lockett. Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 10:26 am

Book Review: 'Kidnapped'

Reviewed by Tyler Lirette
August 05, 2010 at 9:27 am

Knights of Columbus elect new officers

The Knight of Columbus St. Charles Council 2409 recently held its installation of officers and awards banquet.Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:26 am

Matherne-Caire wedding

Jourdia Lindsey Matherne and Benjamin Randle Caire exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. The Reverend Mark Wiesner served as the officiant. Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:25 am

Dolese-Cologne wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Dolese of Luling and Mr. and Mrs. Barry Cologne of Des Allemands announce the marriage of their children, Megan Drew Dolese and Barry A. Cologne Jr.Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:24 am

Fighting crime together

The 27th Annual National Night Out Against Crime took place on August 3 with over 20 parish residents holding parties.Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:23 am

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The St. Charles Lady Lightning 9-10 year old youth softball team display their league championship trophies.