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DHS senior receives national recognition DHS senior receives national recognition
November 14 at 11:33 am
Destrehan High School senior Brooklyn Gillette was recently recognized as an Outstanding Participant in the 2014-2015 National Achievement scholarship program.

Applications due soon for Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship
November 14 at 11:24 am
College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the $500-per-semester Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship.

How a defiant teenager became  the patron saint of artillerymen How a defiant teenager became the patron saint of artillerymen
November 14 at 11:18 am
When a member of the U.S. Army or Marine corps artillery has served in their career with distinction, they are nominated for the Order of St. Barbara. But what does a 7th century Lebanese woman have to do with howitzers?

Biking the banks Biking the banks
November 14 at 11:14 am
The levee has a long history within St. Charles Parish, but when Kathy Lacompte Bourg and her husband led a group of teenagers down it in the early 1980s, there was no Hale-Boggs bridge and the path was muddy and rocky.

Mimosa Vipers cruise to parish volleyball championship Mimosa Vipers cruise to parish volleyball championship
November 14 at 11:11 am
The Mimosa Vipers won the 12 -14-year-old St. Charles Parish volleyball championship.

St. Rose Pirates win  youth fo otball title St. Rose Pirates win youth fo otball title
November 14 at 11:05 am
The St. Rose Pirates won the 2014 title for their age group.

Can Saints, Tigers recover from stunning losses?
November 14 at 10:58 am
I can not remember another weekend like the past one in which both LSU and the New Orleans Saints lost to bitter rivals in overtime.

The Destrehan Wildcats are clicking on both sides of the ball as they enter the Class 5A playoffs with a 10-0 record. Destrehan will face Pineville on Friday at Wildcat Stadium. No. 4 Wildcats host stingy Pineville defense in first round
November 14 at 10:53 am
The Destrehan Wildcats capped an undefeated regular season with a 28-14, come-from-behind victory over East St. John last week. With the win, the Wildcats earned the No. 4 seed in the Class 5A playoffs and will host No. 29 Pineville on Friday.

Hahnville receiver Rickey Preston catches a touchdown pass. Tiger passing game firing on all cylinders as postseason begins
November 14 at 10:46 am
A definitive defeat of South Lafourche last week gave Hahnville a No. 12 seed in the Class 5A playoffs and will allow the Tigers to start the postseason from the friendly confines of Tiger Stadium.

Do you know what true hunger is?
November 14 at 9:46 am
How many of us have ever been on a diet? We start off the first day with a light breakfast. (So far, so good. We knew we could do this.) About mid-morning we get the urge for a snack. (We pass on this. We’ve got will power.) It’s getting to 11:30. We begin to wonder, “Isn’t it about time for lunch?”

Removal of Berlin Wall one of most significant developments in history
November 14 at 9:45 am
Twenty-five years ago, one of the most significant developments in world history occurred. It was the reuniting of the east and the west along the Berlin Wall in Germany where a line had been drawn to separate communism and democracy.

State legislators had rough time on ballot
November 14 at 9:43 am
Of the eight state legislators who ran for other offices on the primary ballot this year, only two are leaving the Legislature for sure, another is facing a runoff and five others were handed defeats.

Loupe Loupe
November 14 at 9:42 am
Jacob A. Loupe, 30, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 9 at his home.

Schmill Schmill
November 14 at 9:41 am
Olive Matherne Schmill, 56, a native of Des Allemands and a resident of Sandy Hook, Miss., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26.

Arrests (Nov. 13)
November 14 at 9:39 am
•Kyrain Kenner, 26, of Luling, was arrested on Nov. 4 at the 600 block of Paul Federick and charged with attempted distribution of a schedule I CDS to wit marijuana.

River Parishes Fall Festival will rock Norco this weekend River Parishes Fall Festival will rock Norco this weekend
November 14 at 9:38 am
Fresh seafood po-boys, pastalaya and jambalaya are usually enough to draw most to the River Parishes Fall Festival, but there will also be plenty of rides, games and rocking music this weekend.

$400,000 grant will fund training programs to help unemployed find work
November 14 at 9:37 am
A $400,000 grant could put unemployed in the River Parishes back to work by helping employers fund training programs.

Clifford Bailey, owner of Pierre’s Restaurant Bar and Grill. Cajun-Creole restaurant will open in Luling in former Sailfish location
November 14 at 9:36 am
A Cajun-Creole hybrid restaurant will soon offer up hearty portions of red beans and rice, white beans and catfish and seafood platters in Luling.

Charge dropped against Luling man accused of killing father
Charge dropped against Luling man accused of killing father
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Due to a lack of evidence, a Luling man accused of killing his father is no longer facing charges in connection with the crime.