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Last day to register to vote online

Destrehan – The St. Charles Parish of Voters Office has announced March 4 is the last day to register to vote online at for the March 25 House of Representatives District 92 special election for precinct 5/5. For more information, call (985) 783-5120.Read More...
March 4 at 10:38 am

Mr. Peanut collecting for the Food Bank

St. Charles Parish – St. Charles Parish Hospital is again sponsoring the Peanut Butter collection at this year’s krewes of Lul and Des Allemands parades. All jars of peanut butter collected will be donated to the St. Charles Parish Social Concerns to help stock food pantries. Krewe of Lul parade is noon Saturday and Krewe of Des Allemands is 1 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call Donna Palahang, St. Charles Hospital, (985) 785-4258.Read More...
February 26 at 10:37 am

Deadline to apply for Boutte Christian scholarships

Boutte – Boutte Christian Academy has been approved by the Louisiana Department of Education to offer a limited number of full scholarships to qualifying students in kindergarten through fourth grade for the 2017-18 school year. Deadline to apply is Feb. 24. For more information or application, contact the school at (985) 785-2447, option 5.Read More...
February 24 at 10:37 am

Luling man who allegedly killed Metairie man for $80 cash charged by grand jury

Jerel Anthony Smith of Luling, accused of brutally shooting a Metairie man four times in the head for $80 cash, has been charged with second-degree murder and armed robbery by a St. Charles Parish grand jury.
18 hours ago

Ladycats battle Ouachita Thursday for trip to state semis

There’s a trip to the Class 5A semifinals on the line Thursday (Feb. 23) as third-seeded Destrehan hosts No. 6 Ouachita Parish in quarterfinal action, with tipoff slated for 6 p.m.Read More...
22 hours ago

Hahnville, Curtis battle to stalemate in softball opener

Two traditional softball powers locked horns at Hahnville Tuesday as the Lady Tigers opened their season against visiting John Curtis, and the result was as close as one might expect — actually, as close as it could possibly be. Read More...
22 hours ago

Cajun Dancers performance rescheduled

DESTREHAN – Due to inclement weather, the Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers perform at the German Coast Farmers Market at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11 instead of Jan. 21. This traveling group of second graders will perform authentic Cajun dances, handed down from the Acadians of the 18th century.  The German Coast 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. – 5 pm at the Winnwood Shopping Center on Paul Maillard Road in Luling.  To learn more about the Market, go to or follow them on Facebook.Read More...
Yesterday at 10:35 am

Officials finally able to recover body of man killed in pipeline explosion

The worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis last Thursday is deceased and his body recovered from the scene, confirmed Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey Tuesday. Read More...
February 17 at 1:55 pm


Cecile M. Keller, a native of Gonzales and resident of Hahnville, passed away on Thursday, February 16, at the age of 67.Read More...
February 17 at 11:57 am

Luling man sought by police, allegedly fired handgun in Paul Fredrick St. altercation

A Luling man accused of firing a handgun from his vehicle during an altercation at a local business is being sought by police.Read More...
February 17 at 11:25 am

We are all looking for happiness; where are we looking?

Father Wilmer L. Todd

Bishop Sheldon Fabre wrote a Pastoral Letter during Advent entitled “A Reason to Hope.” The following is the first chapter of his Pastoral abbreviated for this column. Read More...
February 17 at 9:30 am

Parish breaking ground in economic growth

Economic growth is a hot topic for St. Charles Parish - and a much welcomed one.Read More...
February 17 at 9:24 am

Cooper: Bringing people together a ‘top priority’

In an interview last week, Mark Cooper said his most important task as Gov. John Bel Edwards’ incoming chief of staff will be to unite people. Read More...
February 17 at 9:22 am


Adalyne “Addie” Mercedes Bate became an angel on Feb. 6.Read More...
February 17 at 9:20 am

Sheriff's Report - Feb. 16, 2017


• Leroy Sanders, 42, of 2139 Pinehurst Drive in LaPlace, was arrested Feb. 4 and charged with violation of a protection order. He had an attachment.Read More...
February 17 at 9:17 am

Harry Hurst student wins parish’s chemist challenge

Mitchell Otillio knows his stuff when it comes to science. Read More...
February 17 at 9:14 am

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