|Independence Day Celebration will fire up more spectacular finale
June 26 at 1:26 pm
This year’s 25th annual Independence Day Celebration will feature even more fireworks, local bands and “an even more spectacular grand finale.”
|Luling native is assistant to Rep. Scalise
June 26 at 1:22 pm
Every weeknight, Luling native Matthew Jewell begins his walk home from work.
|Luling man falls prey to lotto scam
June 26 at 1:20 pm
A Pride, La., woman was arrested and charged with theft after a Luling man accused her of running an Internet scam that cost him thousands of dollars in entry fees for fake lottery prizes.
|Fire destroys Ormond family home
June 26 at 1:14 pm
As flames engulfed Ray Tyree’s home of 20 years in Destrehan last Thursday all he could think about was the fire consuming their precious memories until he realized there were people gathering all around.
|Norco toddler beats doctors’ odds of survival
June 26 at 1:05 pm
By Kristen Higdon
Trish Caples-Tierney has always dealt with whatever life has thrown her with resilience.
|Monsanto announces plans for $1B expansion in Luling
June 24 at 1:18 pm
Monsanto President and Monsanto Chief Operating Officer Brett Begemann announced the company’s decision to begin its preliminary investment in expanding its St. Charles Parish operations in Luling.
|Murder victim found in burned car identified as Des Allemands native
June 23 at 3:08 pm
Des Allemands native Lindsay Nichols has been identified as the woman found in a burning car at the intersection of Michoud and Lake Forest boulevards in New Orleans East on Sunday.
|More than 75K pounds of hazardous materials collected
June 19 at 1:02 pm
Paint topped the list in the 75,349 pounds of items collected in this year’s Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day in St. Charles Parish, as well as marked the highest collection since 2008.
|Free United Way book swap will keep kids reading
June 19 at 10:56 am
Keeping children engaged in reading over the summer is the goal of the United Way of St. Charles’ book swap.
|St. Charles Libertarians welcome marijuana law reform going to Jindal
June 19 at 10:52 am
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he’ll sign a marijuana sentencing reform proposal easing the state’s heavily punitive laws and reducing criminal penalties, a move long-sought by groups like the Libertarian Party of St. Charles Parish and ACLU of Louisiana.
|Sheriff orders deputies to strictly enforce curfew for juveniles
June 19 at 10:50 am
Four juveniles were arrested after they apparently slashed tires on vehicles in Luling. St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said he has ordered deputies to strictly enforce curfew after the incident.
|Hahnville teens survive crash with 18-wheeler
June 19 at 10:48 am
The driver and passenger of a 2009 Honda Accord received minor injuries after the vehicle they were in struck an 18-wheeler tractor trailer at the intersection of La. highways 3127 and 3160 in Hahnville, an area known for deadly crashes.
|Des Allemands Catfish Festival offers bands, rides and lots of food
June 19 at 10:46 am
Thousands of people will head to Des Allemands this weekend to pay tribute to the “Catfish Capital of the Universe” and its signature dish of fried catfish with white beans and rice.
|TV series with Kanye West music being filmed in Norco
June 19 at 9:45 am
St. Charles Parish is the scene of another television production, the 10-episode series “Underground,” with filming scheduled this month at the Bonnet Carre Spillway recreation area in Norco.
|Former R.K. Smith teacher accused of molesting student will avoid jail
June 19 at 7:40 am
A former R.K. Smith Middle School teacher who was arrested in 2012 and charged with molesting a 13-year-old student accepted a plea agreement that includes avoiding further jail time.
|The one-stop medical shop comes to Luling
June 15 at 2:36 pm
The newly opened Primary and Specialty Physicians of St. Charles in Luling offers services for the entire family, a concept following the national trend of one-stop medical shops.
|Show off the veggie – enter it in the German Coast Farmers’ Market vegetable garden contest
June 12 at 4:36 pm
As part of the German Coast Farmers’ Market’s 12th anniversary celebration, area home gardeners can show off their finest veggie in the Vegetable Garden Contest.
|St. Charles Parish grants totaling nearly $4M will advance several public works projects
June 12 at 4:23 pm
St. Charles Parish will receive nearly $4 million in grant funding to complete draining, flooding mitigation, wastewater and recreation projects on East and West banks.
By Kristen Higdon
Many nonprofit organizations in the community are...
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pets are Tiley and Toby....
• UW sends 98 kids to summer camp, awards $30K in scholarships
• “Impasse” reviewed by Kirolos Abdelmalek
• FBC’s Bible school takes kids on ‘Journey Off the Map’
• How St. Charles Parish’s ‘Biggest Losers’ became its biggest winners
• Luling Girl Scout Cadettes win Silver Award for nature trail
The Hahnville High School cheerleaders made an impressive showing when they...
By Lori Lyons
In his first season as Hahnville’s head softball...
• Former DHS, LSU ace still chasing the dream
• Star Tulane quarterback takes reins of HHS offense
• HHS basketball camp gets underway June 23
• Destrehan finds success after leaving American Legion behind
• HHS student wins four gold medals in Special Olympics
Heliport going back to court - 1262 views
Although 29th District Court Judge Timothy Marcel ruled against Tim Mayeaux’s proposed heliport on Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway, the Luling resident said he is appealing the decision.
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