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Time to register for fall rec sports

The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation will hold registration for the fall sports, including football, baseball, girls’ volleyball and cheerleading.Read More...
July 08, 2010 at 9:36 am

Short crabbing trip to Bayou Des Allemands produces 3 dozen

Staying close to home this year for the Fourth of July, my neighbor, John Champion, joined me and my wife Gretchen for a crabbing trip to Bayou Des Allemands on Monday. Read More...
July 08, 2010 at 9:36 am

Hahnville star represents state in southern regionals

Hahnville High School tennis player Stephanie Hebert was one of nine 16-year-old girls chosen from Louisiana to represent the state at the USTA Southern Regional Tennis Tournament in Rome, Ga.Read More...
July 08, 2010 at 9:33 am

Book Review: 'North of Beautiful'

Reviewed by Alaina Brockmann
July 08, 2010 at 9:32 am

Reuniting with friends:

Destrehan High class of 1960
July 08, 2010 at 9:31 am

Reuniting with friends:

St. Charles Borromeo High class of 1960
July 08, 2010 at 9:30 am

Broussard-Stevens marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Lovelace Broussard of Luling announce the marriage of their daughter, Felicia Marie Broussard, to Paul Anthony Stevens, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Stevens of Luling. Read More...
July 08, 2010 at 9:29 am

Tomato, spinach and feta omelet

Courtesy of Family Features
July 08, 2010 at 9:28 am

Barnyard Fun

Children from across St. Charles Parish converged on Monsanto Park on June 29 to play with real farm animals.
July 08, 2010 at 9:23 am

Watch for Bagworms and Fall Web Worm Caterpillars

Two insect pests that can be quite troublesome during the summer months are bagworms and fall web worm caterpillars. Read More...
July 08, 2010 at 9:22 am

Willowdale pool open for Independence Day

LULING - The Willowdale Country Club pool will be open to the public for Independence Day, July 4. Come out and enjoy family, friends and fun in the sun. There will also be an inflatable waterslide for the kids to enjoy. The pool will be open from noon to 7 p.m. Read More...
July 04, 2010 at 9:53 am

Celebrate Independence Day with St. Charles

LULING - St. Charles Parish will host its 20th Annual Independence Day Celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on July 3 at the West Bank Bridge Park, 13825 River Road.

The special anniversary event will feature a performance by the local band “The Wiseguys.” The band is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., with fireworks to begin at 9 p.m. The first 3,000 attendees will receive a 20th anniversary keepsake pack. The event will also feature a patriotic balloon-twisting clown for the kids as well as a military flyover. The flyover will be part of the opening ceremony, which is set to begin at 6:15 p.m. Seven local groups will sell food and drinks at the event. Poppers, 3-D fireworks viewing glasses and glow necklaces will also be available. Vendors will be located in the West Bank Bridge Park’s concession stand and permanent shelters.

For more information on the event, contact Dwan Pitre at (985)783-5182 or

I-310 southbound and northbound off ramps to LA 18 will be closed 15 minutes prior to the fireworks and throughout the show, and LA 18 will be closed from Ashton Plantation Boulevard to the School Board Office. Pets and glass bottles are NOT allowed within the West Bank Bridge Park. Ice chests and folding chairs ARE allowed.
July 03, 2010 at 11:19 am

End of an era

For the last 20 years, Stephen Robicheaux has patrolled the Destrehan High School sidelines and given his all to the program. Now, the coach said it’s time to put his family first.Read More...
July 02, 2010 at 1:04 pm

Football coach to serve as new safety czar of schools

In an effort to make St. Charles Parish schools as safe as possible, the School Board recently decided to create a safety coordinator position for the district.Read More...
July 02, 2010 at 9:56 am

What happens when words outrun facts?

The social and economic consequences of President Obama’s offshore drilling moratorium are starting to manifest themselves and will rapidly worsen. Read More...
July 02, 2010 at 9:52 am

Why tell the enemy our future plans?

During World War II, we never would have announced to the Nazis or Japanese that we would start withdrawing our troops from an occupied location by a specific date. Now, we are announcing that we will withdraw U. S. troops from Afghanistan in 2011.Read More...
July 02, 2010 at 9:51 am

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Wildcats topple Tigers in four
Wildcats topple Tigers in four
Hahnville has had Destrehan's number in volleyball for the past few seasons, but on Tuesday night, the Wildcats put their improvement on display by downing their archrivals three games to one, 20-25, 25-20, 25-18 and 25-17.