Editorial




Trustworthiness is a key to success
June 20 at 8:59 am
By "Deacon G"

One of the most valuable keys to success in the business world is trustworthiness.

Dynamics of 6th district race are shaping up
June 20 at 8:58 am
By Jeremy Alford

While a reporter from New York magazine has been in Baton Rouge recently keeping former Gov. Edwin Edwards occupied, the other contenders in the 6th Congressional District have been free to ponder the angles behind state Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma, entering the race.

Iraq needs our support
June 20 at 8:57 am
As time moves forward, it seems we are going backward to the times in the first half of the 1900s when we were faced with two world wars that brought more destruction than we had ever experienced.

$7.9 million DHS wing in jeopardy of not being ready when teachers report
June 20 at 8:55 am
A long-awaited addition to Destrehan High School appears to be at least three and a half months behind its initially schedule completion date and is in danger of not being ready when faculty return from summer break in early August.

Luling man sentenced to 35 years for molesting  daughter Luling man sentenced to 35 years for molesting daughter
June 20 at 8:54 am
A Luling man was sentenced to 35 years in jail after he was convicted of molesting his pre-teen daughter.

Kendra Lemoine reaches out to the community to get dogs placed in homes instead of waiting for potential owners to come into the shelter. Matchmaker saved 100 dogs in last year
June 20 at 8:51 am
In the ongoing effort to keep unwanted pets from being euthanized, one Luling resident has saved more than 100 dogs in the past year.

Eight bands will perform during this weekend’s Louisiana Catfish Festival, including the Bucktown All-Stars, The Molly Ringwalds and Amanda Shaw. Bucktown All-Stars, Molly Ringwalds will energize Catfish Festival crowd
June 20 at 8:50 am
While tasty seafood dishes are known for drawing thousands to Des Allemands for the Louisiana Catfish Festival, this year attendees will get to boogie to eight bands, including The Molly Ringwalds, Amanda Shaw and the Bucktown All-Stars.

Ochsner, St. Charles hospital grilled about vague partnership Ochsner, St. Charles hospital grilled about vague partnership
June 20 at 8:48 am

Officials with St. Charles Parish Hospital and Ochsner Health System were grilled by members of the St. Charles Parish Council on Monday about a recently-announced partnership between the two healthcare providers. Under the partnership, Ochsner will take over the day-to-day management of the Luling hospital, which they say will improve the efficiency of operations and expand services offered in St. Charles Parish.

St. Charles Parish's first splash park will open on Tuesday St. Charles Parish's first splash park will open on Tuesday
June 19 at 4:12 pm
The first splash park in St. Charles Parish will open on Tuesday, June 24 with the unveiling of the redesigned community park in Destrehan.

Anne Rolfes and several St. Rose residnts congregated on the lawn of the Governor's mansion in Baton Rouge to bring attention to a mysterious odor that has been plaguing the community and which many people have said is makingthem sick. Jindal declines meeting with St. Rose residents with concerns over mysterious smell
June 19 at 2:34 pm
Several St. Rose residents traveled to Baton Rouge today and made it as far as the lawn of the Governor's Mansion in an effort to bring light to an odor many of them say has been making them sick.

Kade Matherne holds the first duck he ever bagged in a sponsored hunt by Taylor Waterfowl. Taylor Waterfowl fishing tournament fundraiser
June 14 at 6:00 am
DELACROIX – Paradis-based Taylor Waterfowl will hold a fishing tournament fundraiser on Saturday, June 14.

Enjoy events for adults after hours at the library
June 13 at 7:00 pm
LULING – The West Regional Library will hold an after hours event on Friday, June 13 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Special Olympics send off celebration
June 13 at 6:30 pm
LULING – A send off party for local Special Olympics Louisiana athletes participating in the USA National Games will be held on Friday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m.

St. Rose residents complain of nausea, vomiting near source of strange odor St. Rose residents complain of nausea, vomiting near source of strange odor
June 13 at 3:40 pm
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is currently investigating a foul odor that was first reported in St. Rose a week ago and which some residents have said is making them ill.

Noelle Hannibal autograph signing
June 13 at 11:06 am
METAIRIE – Noelle Hannibal, “Star Trek” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actress, will be in New Orleans for an autograph signing at BSI Comics on Thursday, June 19 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Suzzanne Richard, Alana Cassell, Cindy Dufrene, Lori Hackman, Betty Langley and Jennifer Dugas. Teachers roar into summer
June 13 at 11:03 am
Mimosa Park Elementary teachers celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week just before school let out for the summer.

Mitzi “Mitzi” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
June 13 at 11:02 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Mitzi.

River Parishes Education Foundation President Rochelle Touchard, center, congratulates scholarship recipients (L-R) Joseph Williams IV, Lionell Nabors, Kevin Falgout, Jason Fogarty, Phillip Chauvin and Mallory Babin. River Parishes students receive scholarships
June 13 at 11:00 am
Six River Parishes high school seniors received academic scholarships at the recent annual River Parishes Education Foundation (RPEF) scholarship dinner in LaPlace.

$2.3 million cardiac clinic will save lives, CEO says
$2.3 million cardiac clinic will save lives, CEO says
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Less than three months after opening a state-of-the-art cardiac catheter lab that has already treated more than 60 patients, St. Charles Parish Hospital officially unveiled a $2.3 million cardiac care clinic.