Volume 140 Number 1 - Jan 03, 2013


Police say man armed himself, threatened to kill responding deputies
A Des Allemands man was arrested after police say he threatened to kill himself and any deputy who arrived at his home to stop him.


Tiger defensive end commits to Stephen F. Austin
Jonathan Menard
Hahnville defensive end Juvon Gales has committed to play football at Stephen F. Austin University.
Reed, Landry selected to All-Pro team
Mike Detillier
It has become a tradition for former Destrehan star defensive back Ed Reed to make the AFC All-Pro team, and for the ninth time in his 11-year career, the wily veteran again was added to the roster.
Former HHS star Reynaud ties NFL record in season finale
Mike Detillier
Last year former Hahnville High School standout running back Darius Reynaud was hoping some NFL team would give him another shot to play pro football.
SCB wins Catholic volleyball championship
From staff and wire reports
With a 7-1 record, the varsity volleyball team at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan was named River Parishes Catholic League champions.

Our View

Coming up next...cut expenses
The year is over and the cliff has been climbed without falling over the edge. Income taxes of those single persons who make $400,000 a year or couples who make $450,000 a year will be increased somewhat. Others will stay like they are.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (Jan. 3)
From staff and wire reports
•John R. Jackson, 20, of 495 4th St. in St. Rose, was arrested on Dec. 20 and charged with simple burglary, simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling and simple criminal damage under $500.


2013 contest begins now
Staff Report
Our competition is open to photographers in St. Charles Parish and everyone can join in on the fun.
Recipe: Blueberry biscuit cookies
From staff and wire reports
One of the best ways to get kids to eat healthy foods is to let them make it. They'll love making this recipe using blueberries.


Gerald Stanley Deroche, 81, a native and resident of Bayou Gauche, died on Saturday, Dec. 22 in Luling.