Lifestyles




Welcome sign to North Pole, Alaska. From snowstorms to ‘da swamp, North Pole couple defrosts after moving to Montz
August 08 at 9:42 am
The Lescault family has had a drastic change of scenery since relocated from North Pole, Alaska to Bayou Gauche.

Sheriff's Office searching for suspect who stole credit card, went on shopping spree Sheriff's Office searching for suspect who stole credit card, went on shopping spree
August 08 at 9:32 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a man who they say stole a credit card from a parish resident and went on a spending spree in Metairie and Kenner.

Dems, GOP target ‘15 session for shared agenda
August 08 at 9:26 am
By Jeremy Alford

While the Democratic and Republican parties in Louisiana have decided to team up to pursue unlimited fundraising possibilities on the federal level, there may also be a shared legislative agenda in the works on the state level for the 2015 session.

2 storms passed but season’s still here
August 08 at 9:25 am
Our 2014 hurricane season has gone into its second trimester, when most of our deadliest storms have occurred. Of course, we can hope for the best but must be prepared for the worst. Now is the time to make sure our measures of defense are in place.

Ayme Ayme
August 08 at 9:24 am
Neal J. Ayme, Jr., 63, of Destrehan, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, July 31.

LeBlanc LeBlanc
August 08 at 9:23 am
Albert Philip LeBlanc went to his heavenly home on July 28 at the age of 96.

Arrests (Aug. 7)
August 08 at 9:22 am
•Karvez D. Teague, 20, of 466 NW 2nd St. in Reserve, was arrested on Aug. 1 and charged with possession of marijuana with intent and use of a firearm with a controlled substance.

Richard Crochet poses with family members while rehabbing from a severe injury he suffered in an ATV crash. Des Allemands man struggles to regain memory after ATV crash
August 08 at 9:19 am
After a particularly cold winter, Richard “Bud” Crochet was excited to get back outside and enjoy spring. Little did he know that a fun day riding four-wheelers on April 9 would have tragic consequences.

Nearly 400 students are expected to attend a youth rally in Luling to hear from motivational speakers and learn about the dangers of social media and bullying. St. Charles Parish students will learn dangers of social media, bullying at first parish youth rally
August 08 at 9:18 am
For the first time, hundreds of students from across St. Charles Parish will gather at a youth rally to hear about the importance of education, the negative effects of bullying and the dangers of social media.

St. Charles Parish losing farmland at alarming rate St. Charles Parish losing farmland at alarming rate
August 08 at 9:16 am
Louisiana is losing farmland at an alarming rate and the pace of that land loss is faster in St. Charles Parish than almost any other area of the state, according to Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain

Willowdale pool and the nearby pool house are on the market for $228,300. Luling golf club will sell pool
August 08 at 9:14 am
Three years ago the Willowdale swimming pool was abandoned when the country club that owned it declared bankruptcy. Now, the new owners of the property are selling the popular summer spot.

Eddie Boyd shows off his strange self remedies to visitors at Destrehan Plantation. Cow slobber to treat ringworm? Local author delves into strange world of folk medicine
August 08 at 9:12 am
After decades of research into the strange world of folk medicine, former pharmacy professor Eddie Boyd has released a book filled with unique African-American home remedies that have been passed down from generation to generation.

Luling man sentenced to 99 years for sexually abusing daughter Luling man sentenced to 99 years for sexually abusing daughter
August 08 at 9:10 am
A Luling man was sentenced to 99-and-a-half years in jail after he was convicted of sexual battery on a juvenile and attempted aggravated incest against his daughter, who was 8 years old at the time the crimes occurred.

Get your child started early with youth football program
August 08 at 8:30 am
LULING – Football equipment distribution for the St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation league is ongoing Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m each day until Friday, Aug. 8 at 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling.

Annual Hercules Fishing Rodeo
August 08 at 5:00 am
HOUMA – A fishing rodeo will be held Thursday, Aug. through Saturday, Aug. 10.

Alan Perkins Perkins
August 07 at 11:32 am
A celebration of life service for Alan Perkins will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7 at the Des Allemands Mennonite Church at 17447 Old Spanish Trail in Des Allemands.

Investigation into cause of Diamond Green Diesel fire underway in Norco Investigation into cause of Diamond Green Diesel fire underway in Norco
August 04 at 9:35 am
An explosion at the Diamond Green Diesel facility in Norco Sunday night startled residents across St. Charles Parish, rattling windows as far away as Luling.

A picture of Bruce Bourgeois and Mia Waite taken at a Halloween party last year. Destrehan murder suspect slept in woods to avoid capture
August 01 at 1:19 pm
Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, pulled off into a wooded area near Independence and slept in a stolen vehicle to avoid authorities Wednesday night.

New site connects job seekers with thousands  of open positions
New site connects job seekers with thousands of open positions
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A new online job connection program that seeks to match the skill set of job seekers with the needs of potential employers is expected to be a great help to St. Charles Parish residents and local industry alike.