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VIP: Desiree Amadeo

Desiree Amadeo , a homeschool student from Luling will be honored by the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts for her example of achievement, exceptional artistic growth, perseverance and accomplishment at dance.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:43 am

Corned beef

Courtesy of Family Features
March 04, 2010 at 10:41 am

Sheriff's Office now giving scholarship

Sheriff Greg Champagne will award a $500 scholarship to a worthy St. Charles Parish high school senior in furthering their education and training in the state of Louisiana. Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:40 am

River Parishes Hospital offers scholarship

The River Parishes Hospital Auxiliary is now seeking applicants for its annual scholarship.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:40 am

United Way celebrates success

United Way of St. Charles announced at their Victory Celebration on Thursday, Feb. 25, they have reached 98.7 percent of their campaign goal of $2.2 million dollars.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:39 am

School Board makes changes to absence, suspension policies

During the meeting on Feb. 24, the School Board instituted a change in the excused absence and out-of-school suspension policies for the district.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:38 am

JBM students revisit WWII, Holocaust

Over 140 students at J.B. Martin Middle School participated in this year's Publishing Ceremony.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 8:53 am

Hurst students learn to test energy efficiency

As part of the National Youth Leadership Council's Generator Go Green Initiative Grant, 34 Hurst Middle 8th grade students participated in a Student Energy Auditor Training workshop presented by the Alliance to Save Energy from Washington DC.

March 04, 2010 at 8:53 am

More Florida bass stocked in Cataouatche

Over the past three months, nearly 9,000 Florida largemouth bass fingerlings, all between 4 to 6 inches in length, have been stocked into Lake Cataouatche.Read More...
March 03, 2010 at 2:26 pm

Alpha Daughters of Zion banquet

BOUTTE - The Alpha Daughters of Zion is hosting a banquet on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Mt. Airy Multi-Purpose Building, 13635 Old Spanish Trail, Boutte.

Ticket cost is $25.

The theme for the event is “Embracing Sisterhood.”
Rev. Rodney Johnson Sr., pastor of Historic Bethlehem and Bell Baptist churches and spiritual advisor for Alpha Daughters, will speak. Feel free to contact Ivy Williams for more information on this event at (985) 758-1606. The Alpha Daughters can be reached 24 hours at (985) 287-2268 for emergencies.
February 27, 2010 at 12:02 pm

Food distribution to be held Feb. 27

LULING - The St. Charles Community Health Center and Second Harvest will sponsor a food distribution every fourth Saturday.

A distribution will take place Feb. 27 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at St. Anthony’s Church, 234 Angus Drive in Luling.
Those attending must bring picture identification and proof of income (such as a pay stub, letter from Medicare or tax return).
February 27, 2010 at 11:53 am

After three game skid, DHS enters playoffs on winning streak

Destrehan finished in a fourth-place tie with Dutchtown in district 6-5A, but will still get the chance the make a run at the state championship after receiving the 19th seed in the state playoffs.Read More...
February 25, 2010 at 2:26 pm

Lady Tigers, Wildcats knocked out of playoffs

The Hahnville Lady Tigers and Destrehan Lady Cats both lost in the first round of the Class 5A state playoffs, with Hahnville falling to Mandeville 54-64 and Destrehan coming out on the losing end of a 52-36 contest with John Ehret.Read More...
February 25, 2010 at 11:57 am

Catfish, bass biting in Cataouatche despite low temperatures

Most outdoorsmen focus their attention on fishing now because hunting season is coming to a close, but conditions on area lakes are making the water an unproductive fishery. Read More...
February 25, 2010 at 11:55 am

2010-11 Hahnville Hi-Stepper Tryouts

HAHNVILLE - There will be an informational meeting about Hi-Stepper tryouts for the 2010-11 school year on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Hahnville High School auditorium. At the meeting, sponsors will discuss all necessary information regarding paperwork and requirements for tryouts.

Those interested in trying out who are unable to attend the meeting should contact Ms. Holley Johnson ( or Mrs. Maggie Corzo ( after the meeting to obtain a packet with tryout information.

A mandatory instructional workshop will be held in the HHS gym on March 8-11 from 3 to 5 p.m., and tryouts will be held in the gym on March 12 beginning at 3 p.m.
February 25, 2010 at 11:52 am

Graduation: Reyna

Brittni Michelle Reyna, daughter of Lydia Christen and Henry Reyna, graduated Magna Cum Laude on Dec. 12 from Southeastern Louisiana University.Read More...
February 25, 2010 at 11:48 am

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Man in custody after driving into trio of Destrehan businesses
Man in custody after driving into trio of Destrehan businesses
A man who reportedly drove his Toyota Tundra pickup truck into the front of three different Destrehan businesses was arrested Wednesday.