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AFSP’s Night of Laughter fundraiser

DESTREHAN – The Assistance for Single Parents organization’s Night of Laughter fundraiser will be held 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at the Jerusalem Shriners, 1940 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan. The comedy show will include live adult comedians, a male beauty pageant, dinner and soft drinks, a silent auction, music and a photo booth. Tickets are $25 a person or $300 a table (eight people with preferential seating, host and server and decorate a table contest. $500 tables are available on a limited basis that additionally include appetizers and munchies, and a limo ride to and from the event. To buy tickets, visit and click on the Comedy Show tab.Read More...
February 3 at 1:21 pm

Meet the Professors of Hogwarts

DESTREHAN – Harry Potter fans of all ages are invited to meet the Professors of Hogwarts at the third annual Harry Potter Book Night on Feb. 2 at the East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Dr. in Destrehan. The event scheduled 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Attendees are welcome to drop in at any time, and costumes are encouraged. All St. Charles Parish Library events are open to the public and free of charge. For more information, contact Lauren Pitz at (985) 764-2366 or Read More...
February 2 at 5:16 pm

RSVP’s MLK Day of Service

DESTREHAN – The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is holding an “MLK Day of Service” with a children’s book drive during this month to support childhood literacy. RSVP Director Michelle Higgins said they are requesting new or gently used children’s books, which can be dropped off at the RSVP office at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling. For more information, call RSVP at (985) 783-8907. Jan. 31 is the deadline to donate books.Read More...
January 31 at 5:15 pm

St. Charles Parish is under a tornado warning

St. Charles Parish is under a tornado warning until 9 p.m.
January 21 at 5:24 pm

Hahnville Vol. Fire Dept. open house

Hahnville – The Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department will hold an open house noon to 3 p.m. in recognition of the departments 50 years of fire protection in the Third District. Open house will be held at the firehouse, Station 32, 14890 River Road,. Fire equipment will be on display. Food will be served on a first come, first served basis.Read More...
January 21 at 5:15 pm

Cajun Dancers performing at Farmers Market

LULING – The Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers will be sharing a part of their Cajun heritage as they perform at 10 a.m. Saturday at the German Coast Farmers Market. This traveling group of second graders perform authentic Cajun dances, handed down from the Acadians of the 18th century.  The Farmers Market is open every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until noon at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan and every Wednesday afternoon from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Winnwood Shopping Center on Paul Maillard Road in Luling.  For more information, visit to or follow them on Facebook.Read More...
January 21 at 5:14 pm

Stolen Haydel's Bakery truck found in St. Charles Parish

A truck that had been reported stolen from Haydel’s Bakery was found in St. Charles Parish Friday morning.Read More...
January 21 at 3:00 pm

Luling student wins Herald-Guide $500 prize

The strategy for the win in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Photo Shootout Contest was simple – go with a non-baby photo and churn votes through social media.Read More...
January 20 at 5:55 pm

SCP Business Exchange scheduled Jan. 31

St. Charles Parish businesses are invited to attend the next SCP Business Exchange on Jan. 31.Read More...
January 20 at 4:11 pm

Sheriff's Report: 1-19-17

January 20 at 3:46 pm

Harry Hurst mentoring program

DESTREHAN – Harry Hurst Middle School will hold a mentor training sessions 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the school, 170 Roadrunner Lane, Destrehan. Snacks and refreshments will be served. For more information or to volunteer, call Meghan Duplessis, Tina Chaisson or Karen Naquin at (985) 764-6367 or email, or More...
January 20 at 1:20 pm


Christopher “Big Gas” Michael Gassen, 50, on Jan. 11. Read More...
January 20 at 11:34 am


Kenneth Jude Songy Sr. passed away on Jan. 9. Read More...
January 20 at 11:31 am


Mae Grace Shifflett, a resident of Des Allemands, was born Dec. 6, 1937 and died Jan. 13.Read More...
January 20 at 11:28 am


Barry Schaubhut, 72, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Jan. 12.Read More...
January 20 at 11:27 am


Evelyn Friloux Pintado, 78, passed away on Jan. 12.
She was the beloved wife of the late Richard J. “Chee” Pintado; mother of Vicki P. Childress (Larry) and Troy Pintado (Dawn); grandmother of Christopher Averite, Richard Childress, Brianne Childress, Zachary Pintado, Jessica Pintado and Sarah Pintado; daughter of the late Edgar Friloux and Beatrice Robert Friloux; sister of Carroll Friloux and Iris F. Guidry, as well as the late Ray “Tiny” Friloux and Marlene Friloux. Read More...
January 20 at 11:25 am

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The mystery of the yellow box
The mystery of the yellow box
When Stephen Vial noticed the bright, yellow collection box bearing the name "AmericanWill" on their property on Paul Maillard Road in Luling, the first thing he wondered was when they gave permission to place it there.