Birth Announcements
August 08, 2007 at 10:14 am
Sandra Antoinette and Lee Jaysen Chambers of Vernon Hills, Ill., announce the birth of their fourth child, a son, Jeremy Patrick, born June 18 weighing 9 pounds, 15.5 ounces. He is welcomed by two brothers, Joshua Adam, 6, and Andrew Joseph, 4, and sister, Sarah Christine, 1. Maternal grandparents are Shirley and Irvin Naquin of Destrehan, and paternal grandparents are Janice and Joe Chambers of River Ridge.

August 08, 2007 at 10:12 am
Congratulations to Hollin Dufrene who graduated in May from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a bachelor of fine arts degree with graphic design.

Spotlight on Community Education
August 08, 2007 at 10:10 am
Calling all residents! St. Charles Parish Public Schools wants you to broaden your knowledge and sign up for a community education course.

SHOW YOUR OTHER SIDE. Shelbi Berthelot, Harlie Kinler and Cheyenne Ortiz pictured from left to right put on their best acting mask for the River Region Drama Guild’s performance at the River Region Performing Arts Center in Norco. The act marked the end o Drama guild closes summer workshop with Norco expose
August 08, 2007 at 10:08 am
The River Region Drama Guild concluded its 2007 Summer Theatre Workshop on Aug. 2 with a performance at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Norco.

TRUE LOVE. Luling resident Craig Blackburn proposes to his long-time girlfriend of five years, Heather Hancock of Moore, Oklahoma, at the 2007 National Down Syndrome Congress Conference in Kansas City. Winn-Dixie’s courtesy clerk has got this one in the bag
August 08, 2007 at 10:00 am
Pat Ehrle announces the engagement of her son Craig Blackburn, 28, to his long-time girl friend Heather Hancock, 24, of Moore, Oklahoma.

Log on to for more info on the food pyramid. 2007 Back to school series
August 08, 2007 at 9:58 am
Don't let your child's after-school snack attack catch you off guard. Keep plenty of healthy food choices from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPyramid on hand to satisfy ravenous appetites.

EVERYBODY SAY AMEN. Lena Dufrene has been volunteering at the Life Fellowship Community Church for many years. PEOPLE WATCH
August 08, 2007 at 9:51 am
You can call her Lena Dufrene, but if you’re a member of the Life Fellowship Community Church in Bayou Gauche, then you’re probably calling this 82-year-old volunteer “Grandmother.”

Hahnville oak tree inducted into national Live Oak Society Hahnville oak tree inducted into national Live Oak Society
August 08, 2007 at 9:44 am
Just spotting the Keller Plantation Oak from River Road in Hahnville is a sight, but standing beneath its massive canopy is an even better spectacle. And Hilda Keller Trege of Hahnville agrees - that’s why she nominated the Live Oak for membership in the Live Oak Society.

Garbage collectors charged with aggravated rape of 14-year-old girl
August 02, 2007 at 5:36 pm
Two garbage-men are accused of aggravated rape of a 14-year-old Destrehan girl they met while working their route. Both could face life imprisonment without the benefit of parole if proven guilty.

Cox Cable Contract Ends
August 02, 2007 at 5:34 pm
Parish officials are asking Cable TV viewers to voice their opinions about the service and programming that Cox Cable is providing to residents.

Terry Authement joins the race for councilman-at-large
August 02, 2007 at 5:32 pm
Terry Authement, Boutte resident and former St. Charles Parish Councilman, will enter the election race in October as a candidate for councilman-at-large division B.

In the news
August 02, 2007 at 5:30 pm

WHAT’S Happening
August 02, 2007 at 5:26 pm

DRUG COURT: graduates look forward to a second chance at life
August 02, 2007 at 5:16 pm
Eight people in St. Charles Parish are getting a second chance at living a clean, drug-free life. They graduated from Drug Court on July 25, after spending the last year and a half in the parish rehabilitation program.

IT’S OFFICIAL: Brian Champagne sworn in as registrar of voters
August 02, 2007 at 5:14 pm
Brian Champagne, a graduate of Nicholls State University and lifelong Luling resident was sworn into the Registrar of Voters position on July 26, at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse in Hahnville.

Burglars bust through roof but steal nothing from the Luling Pit Stop
August 02, 2007 at 5:09 pm
On the morning of July 23, when store manager Connie Gainer arrived at the Luling Pit Stop, she found someone had broken into the Hwy 90 convenience store.

Gunmen force their way into DA home looking for drugs
August 02, 2007 at 5:08 pm
Two Des Allemands residents were robbed at gunpoint July 19, and the unknown assailants were looking for drugs that they believed the couple had in somewhere in their home.

St. Rose man charged with electricity theft
August 02, 2007 at 5:07 pm
Franz Archundia, 33 of 136 Eisenhower St., Lot 9, in St. Rose was arrested July 25 after an Entergy employee, Kirk Derokey discovered tampering of Archundia’s electrical box.

Destrehan bests Hahnville behind Granier's 4 TDs
Destrehan bests Hahnville behind Granier's 4 TDs
Behind four Kohen Granier touchdown passes and a strong second-half defensive effort, Destrehan defeated host Hahnville Friday night, 48-23.