|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
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
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
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
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.
|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.
|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.
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.
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
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.
|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.
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Charge dropped against Luling man accused of killing father - 3564 views
Due to a lack of evidence, a Luling man accused of killing his father is no longer facing charges in connection with the crime.