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Waterford 3 employee recovering from burns suffered in home fire

Ashley Loupe's injuries are healing, but her journey to get herself back to normal and pain-free has just begun. Loupe, who has worked at the Entergy Waterford 3 plant in Killona for the past six years, suffered major burns in a March 15 house fire that has required skin grafts to her affected areas, which included her face, ear, neck, leg and arms. Read More...
May 05 at 8:00 am

St. Charles Women’s Club hold Tea Cup auction in the parish again ... and it’s a hit

For the first time in many years, the St. Charles Women's Club (SCWC) Tea Cup Auction was held in St. Charles Parish and it was a sold-out success.Read More...
May 05 at 8:00 am

Hahnville defends district championship

Hahnville recently took to the waters in Des Allemands with the intention of defending their District 7-5A championship, and that’s exactly what the Tigers BASS fishing team did. Read More...
May 05 at 8:00 am

Owners of historic plantation site oppose Highway 90 detour

Luling residents Greg and Phoebe Cellos oppose the proposed U.S. Highway 90 realignment, arguing it would put the roadway within a "stone's throw" of their historic home place and site of the original Mozella Plantation.Read More...
May 05 at 7:00 am

Shell resumes control of Norco complex

In 1929, Shell purchased the refining company from which the city of Norco earned its name. And, in a sense, Monday marked a day where everything old became new again, and a community was reintroduced to its roots.Read More...
May 05 at 6:00 am

St. Rose man at center of 2015 drug bust sentenced

A St. Rose man from whose residence police reportedly seized 78 pounds of marijuana, 19 firearms and more than $36,000 in 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read More...
May 05 at 5:00 am

United Way’s ‘Aha’ moment on job training

It’s called the United Way Workforce Development Program, but its economic impact could be immeasurable to the people who get the help they need to improve their income.Read More...
May 05 at 4:00 am

Get ready for more rides, food and fun at Little Red Church fest

With nearly 8,000 people expected to attend this weekend’s Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival in Destrehan, the fun can only get bigger and better with more rides, bands and a menu of tantalizing foods lined up for this free event.Read More...
May 05 at 3:00 am


Lionel G. Aucoin passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday evening, May 3, 2017. He would have made his 89th birthday on Saturday, May 6th. He was the beloved husband of Veronica Hymel Aucoin for 64 years. Read More...
May 04 at 1:52 pm

Celebrating Small Business Week May 1 - 7

By Brandt Dufrene,
president/CEO of First National Bank USA

The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) and First National Bank USA are joining the Small Business Administration (SBA) in celebrating National Small Business Week, May 1-7. Read More...
May 04 at 1:41 pm

Mom had a strong faith life that gave her strength, vigor and energy

By Father Wilmer Todd

My brother, Br. Terry Todd, S.J., gave the eulogy at my mother’s (Charlotte Todd’s) funeral. The following is a summary of his reflection. Read More...
May 04 at 1:38 pm

Historic message of monuments is not good

The time has come for our monumental statues to be removed from so much public attention. Read More...
May 04 at 1:37 pm

Gas tax hike is still on the session agenda

While House and Senate leaders contend a proposed increase to the state gasoline tax still has a long road ahead in the ongoing regular session, supporters aren’t letting up on their push to generate more money for Louisiana’s overwhelming transportation needs. Read More...
May 04 at 1:35 pm


Christopher Joseph Linder, 33, passed away on April 26, 2017. He grew up in Bayou Gauche with his older brothers, Matthew and Mikie. Read More...
May 04 at 1:33 pm


Jerry Paul “Yogi” Dempster, 74, a native and resident of Des Allemands passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017.Read More...
May 04 at 1:29 pm


Ida Babin Mitchell, born Jan. 11, 1929 to the late Howard Charles and Elvire Volion Babin, passed away April 25, 2017. Read More...
May 04 at 1:28 pm

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St. Charles  schools rank above  state average for gifted students
St. Charles schools rank above state average for gifted students
St. Charles Parish Public Schools exceeded the state’s 5 percent per-school average of gifted and talented students, as well as ranked among Louisiana’s top school systems with these students.