Retired teacher helps restart Hurst Middle School mentoring program

Just two weeks after retiring as a teacher from Harry Hurst Middle School, Karen Naquin was back helping to revive the school’s mentoring program.Read More...
October 21 at 2:28 pm

Council accepts two nominees for hospital board seat

The St. Charles Parish Council accepted two nominees for the St. Charles Hospital Board seat vacated by John Landry III, who was forced to leave the position.Read More...
October 21 at 9:37 am

Norco public servant is Citizen of the Year

Ronald St. Pierre is humble about being named the American Legion Post 366's Citizen of the Year, but he especially wants to thank all the people who helped him earn this recognition.Read More...
October 21 at 9:00 am

Autistic son inspires family to help others with disorder

Earlier this year, Duke Rousse of Destrehan received a phone call — and potentially tragic news. Read More...
October 21 at 9:00 am

Parish Council approves land rezoning for commercial growth

Citing an increasing demand for commercial property in the Luling area, Cory Savoie successfully got Parish Council approval to rezone property in Mimosa Park Subdivision to make way for highway commercial development.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

State still evaluating bridge work

The aim is for the cones and barracades in place narrowing lanes approaching the bridge on Interstate 310 in both directions to be removed by the end of the year, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD). Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

Parish aims to boost general fund

It’s a conservative $117.2 million budget proposed for 2017, but the St. Charles Parish government is taking care to boost the general fund and buffer potential revenue shortfalls. Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

Greenwing chili cook-off offers kids fun-filled day

The second annual St. Charles Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Chili Cook-off will be held Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. at Wetland Watchers Park in Norco.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

Deaf St. Rose painter makes intricate masterpieces

As the crisp, alluring pen and ink drawings touched by soft watercolors pour onto Carol Zehner's pages, the world she sees comes together in a pictorial story.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

DHS alum finds new hope to follow in father's footsteps

After Destrehan High School alumnus Will Sirmon IV was sidelined by a serious shoulder injury at the beginning of his junior year, he thought his longtime hopes to become a third-generation college football player might be seriously compromised, if not outright dashed.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am

Illegal ID scanners found in local ATMs

When a fourth of the card skimmers found in Louisiana were recently analyzed, it revealed they held personal information from at least 2,000 bank cards, representing an estimated $1 million in potential fraud.Read More...
October 21 at 7:00 am

Historic deal: Ormond Plantation is for sale

Anyone interested in buying a 229-year-old mansion that predates the Louisiana Purchase by more than a decade may want to take a look at Ormond Plantation.Read More...
October 21 at 6:00 am

Vet charged with attempted murder sent to mental hospital

Luling’s William Canada, a U.S. Army veteran charged with attempted murder of his estranged wife and her parents in August, was recently declared mentally incompetent to assist his legal defense and has been committed to a mental health institution before his trial.Read More...
October 21 at 5:00 am

Police keep close watch on sex offenders during Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, parents planning on taking their children trick or treating can perhaps rest a bit easier with the knowledge local police are taking extra precautions to create a safer experience. Read More...
October 18 at 4:02 pm

Neighbors take stand against crime at ‘Night Out’

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office encourages people in the community to join together Tuesday in recognition of the National Night Out Against Crime.Read More...
October 14 at 11:01 am

Volunteers prep 94-year-old schoolhouse for museum in Des Allemands

In a single pull, Roy Lunk yanked off crumbling paneling in the 93-year-old schoolhouse and revealed still solid cypress tongue and groove paneling beneath it.Read More...
October 14 at 10:59 am

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St. Charles friends make funkadelic hit on N.O. scene
St. Charles friends make funkadelic hit on N.O. scene
Playing Jazz Fest is the dream gig for Noisewater, but in the meantime this funkadelic band with members from St. Rose and Luling is making a noise on the New Orleans music scene.