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Registration open for the Fun run-walk-bike

LULING – The Fun run-walk-bike online registration is open until March 6th at $15. per person or $50. per family.  After March 6th, Cost is $20 per person or $60 per family.  The event will start at 8:30 a.m. at the church located at 1905 Ormond Blvd, Destrehan, LA.  To pre-register, please go to More...
March 6 at 2:06 pm

Presidential Preference and Party Election

St. Charles Parish – The upcoming March 5th Presidential Preference Primary is a closed party primary by the choice of the Democrat and Republican parties in Louisiana. That means that only Democrats will vote for candidates on the Democratic Party Ballot and only Republicans will vote for Republican candidates on the Republican Party Ballot. If you are registered as: No Party, None, Other party, Green, Reform or Libertarian party member you will not be eligible to vote in the Presidential Preference Party Primary on March 5. You may verify your current information on your voter record by calling (985) 783-5120 or the website: More...
March 5 at 10:00 am

Fats Domino Tribute

Reserve – A Fats Domino tribute artist, Al “Lil Fats” Jackson, will perform music that made Fats Domino famous. The concert will take place on at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at St. John Theatre, 115 West 4th St., Reserve. Tickets are on sale now. For more information, contact Managing Director Crystal Faucheux (504) 676-4700.Read More...
February 20 at 2:07 pm

Hahnville Hi-Stepper tryout meeting

HAHNVILLE – A Hahnville Hi-Stepper tryout meeting for the 2016-17 team will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Hahnville High School Cafeteria. A parent or guardian should accompany those who compete in the tryout. Packets will be available at Hahnville High, J.B. Martin and R.K. schools after Feb. 18 for those who can not attend the meeting. For more information contact Robin Valdin at More...
February 18 at 2:08 pm

Women's Club Scholarship deadline

LULING – The St. Charles Women’s Club is offering scholarships to residents graduating high school. The scholarships will be awarded to students continuing their education in either a four-year program, two-year program, technical or vocational schools. Scholarship applications are available at Destrehan, Hahnville and St. Charles Catholic High Schools. Other High School seniors may obtain an application by emailing SCWC Scholarship Chairperson; Pam Shepard at The deadline to apply is Feb. 16.Read More...
February 16 at 3:38 pm

Over 6K in St. Charles Parish could get Medicaid under expansion

An estimated 6,000 to 8,000 St. Charles Parish residents are projected to qualify for Medicaid under the expanded program by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ newly signed executive order.Read More...
February 05 at 5:49 pm

Sunset Levee District upgrade moving parish closer to controlling flood insurance costs

In the latest upgrade to St. Charles Parish’s flood protection, the addition of two pumps to the Sunset Pump Station brings to nearly $2 million invested at the location and could bring residents closer to getting FEMA certification for the locally built levees.Read More...
February 05 at 5:47 pm

The healing power of ‘letting love be sincere’

As a family member returns home, we might hug him or her, and we might also kiss.Read More...
February 05 at 5:45 pm

Mardi Gras, Lent and then politics

One of the highlights of the year is now upon us in southeastern Louisiana, a time to put down our cares and join in the revelry of Mardi Gras.Read More...
February 05 at 5:44 pm

Louisiana House politics are under a microscope

Never before have the Louisiana House of Representative’s politics been under so much much scrutiny. Read More...
February 05 at 5:41 pm

Norco man gets 10 years for drug dealing

A 17-year-old Norco male who was arrested in September for allegedly illegally discharging a firearm and causing aggravated criminal damage to property was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison.Read More...
February 05 at 5:39 pm

Temporary West Regional Library OK’d by Council

Following an extensive discussion over lease terms, the St. Charles Parish Council approved an amended agreement for a temporary location for the West Regional Library.Read More...
February 05 at 5:32 pm

Sheriff pleased with parish’s latest crime rates

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne believes his office and staff are doing something right — and the numbers back him up.Read More...
February 05 at 5:24 pm

$826M airport expansion promises economic growth

St. Charles Parish is poised to capture some of the growth anticipated with the $826 million North Terminal complex under construction at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.Read More...
February 05 at 5:15 pm

Destrehan food pantry participants give back by feeding others

Those who volunteer with the St. Charles United Methodist Church Food Pantry in Destrehan have made quite the impact on their community, especially over the past few years. Read More...
February 05 at 5:08 pm

Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing

Resurfacing the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge deck isn’t just a $24.5 million upgrade, it’s the result of a 15 year experiment that determined a concrete overlay would provide much longer surface life than asphalt.Read More...
February 05 at 4:54 pm

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New Orleans man accused of raping and kidnapping Norco woman
New Orleans man accused of raping and kidnapping Norco woman
A New Orleans man accused of kidnapping and raping a Norco woman before allegedly throwing her out of his vehicle on I-10 has been arrested.