Derrick Rawls has loved fighting as long as he can remember.
The Paradis native grew up watching the choreographed battles of the WWE, where his favorite wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin ruled the ring. Spawned from that interest, he developed an appreciation of the burgeoning sport of mixed martial arts, and eventually began honing the craft of jiu jitsu. […]
Louise Diest remembers her husband as a giver, a teacher, and a man who despite something of a gruff exterior, loved to help others become the best they can be. […]
In a request entitled, “Paranoid to travel to personal property,” Conrad Adams asked the St. Charles Parish Council for help with protecting his Paradis property in anticipation of making his latest film there. […]
A 30-year-old Paradis man was recently arrested on a charge of indecent behavior with juveniles after allegedly making inappropriate contact over social media with two 14-year-old girls and sending obscene videos over the site’s messenger service. […]
Maurice Honor, the Paradis man arrested and charged with robbing a St. James convenience store with a BB gun and coming away with $89 dollars in 2016, was sentenced to serve 40 years in state prison and could potentially face up to 80 years imprisonment. […]
Ted Legendre is fighting city hall, calling the St. John the Baptist Parish Council “antiquated” in it categorizing his tattoo shop as an adult business and prohibiting him from reopening at his new location. […]
When the nine-year-old girl next door ran out of her house and crouched in fear behind a truck in the driveway, a neighbor asked her what was wrong and she replied, “My parents and brother are dead.” […]