Volume 140 Number 23 - Jun 06, 2013


Luling man shot to death on Saturday
Darryl Davis An argument between two Luling men led to a murder on Saturday night.

New juvenile jail will keep offenders off streets
St. Charles Parish has had a problem for years when it comes to juvenile offenders because the parish does not have beds dedicated solely for children who are jailed for crimes.

St. Pierre vetoes council ordinance mandating he sign lobbying contract
The third time was the charm for St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre, who finally had one of his vetoes stand regarding lobbying firm Tauzin Consultants.


STC Vipers win state title
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles Soccer League U17 STC Vipers won the C2 state championship this past weekend in Lafayette by defeating the Crossroads Pride from Alexandria by a score of 2-0. This is the second state championship for the team.
Perrier Tigers win 13-14 American League title
From staff and wire reports
The Perrier Tigers won the St. Charles Parish 13-14 American League championship with a 9-6 victory over the Macaluso Royals.
2 former DHS linemen plan to beef up Nicholls
Mike Detillier
Ever since Charlie Stubbs took over the head coaching reigns at Nicholls State back in 2010, he has tried to add some size and physicality along both his offensive and defensive lines and do a better job of recruiting the talent rich River Parishes area.
Shell Motiva fends off late Shaw rally for 7-6 win
Jonathan Menard
Destrehan-based Shell Motiva built up a huge lead over Shaw-based Refuel on Monday, but had to fend off a late rally in order to pull out a 7-6 victory in American Legion action.

Our View

Social media can help catch criminals
The importance of social media was once again on display during a recent rash of burglaries that primarily took place in Luling.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (June 6)
From staff and wire reports
•Andrew Jackson, 34, of 975 Paul Frederick St. in Luling, was arrested on May 28 and charged with aggravated assault.


St. Charles Borromeo Missoula Wizard of Oz performance
From staff and wire reports
Fifty-eight students at St. Charles Borromeo School along with the Missoula Childrens’ Theatre recently presented the musical adaptation of the classic tale of The Wizard of Oz.
R.K. Smith Career Day
From staff and wire reports
Sixth graders Darren Robert (left) and Chris Robichaux (right) speak with Reed Barnes, customer service and web site manager, at New Orleans International Airport during career day at R.K. Smith Middle School in Luling.
Book Review: “Looking for Alaska”
From staff and wire reports
Looking for Alaska by John Green is a realistic fiction novel set in present time. It tells the story of a teenage boy’s new life in a boarding school in Alabama and the struggles he faces while he is there.
Mimosa Park mystery reader
From staff and wire reports
Every year Jennifer Hogan, a first grade teacher at Mimosa Park Elementary, invites parents to be a Mystery Reader for her class. Pictured is Paige Zeringue with her mother, Sandra Zeringue, this years’ Mystery Reader, and Hogan’s class.
MPE Student Recognition
From staff and wire reports
Mimosa Park Elementary Captain’s Crew is a title earned by the top fifteen 1st and 2nd grade students that participate in the library’s reading program.
HHS Color Guard Champions
From staff and wire reports
HHS won the Louisiana Color Guard Competition and is the Scholastic Regional AA Champions of the Louisiana Color Guard Circuit.
Norco Primary Students of the Month
From staff and wire reports
Norco Elementary K-3 focuses on a different character trait each week. The Students of the Month are chosen by their teachers for exemplifying the character traits within the month that they are honored.


Victor J DeHarde, 90, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, World War II veteran and former business owner, passed away on Sunday, May 12.