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Louisiana Catholic bishops urge legislators to repeal the death penalty

What a life!
By Father Willie Todd

The following is a summary Statement of the Louisiana Catholic Bishops on the repeal of the death penalty dated April 18, 2017. Read More...
May 25 at 5:34 pm

New Sarpy man found guilty in 2016 shooting death of DHS senior

After deliberating less than 2-1/2 hours, a St. Charles Parish jury found 23-year-old Javon Wells guilty of the 2016 murder of Kendall Williams Jr., who was less than a week away from graduating from Destrehan High School.
May 25 at 3:05 pm

Tigers wrap up spring, retooling on both sides of ball

Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio expressed some guarded optimism after his Tigers wrapped up their 10 day spring practice session with a scrimmage at D’Iberville (Miss.) last Friday night. Read More...
May 25 at 8:00 am

Wildcats cap spring with strong scrimmage performance on road

At Destrehan, it’s a matter of reloading, almost never rebuilding. Read More...
May 25 at 8:00 am

AgCenter open house

The Louisiana State University Agriculture Center will hold its open house on May 24 at 1: to 6 p.m. at the center, 1313 Paul Maillard Road, Luling.Read More...
May 24 at 10:34 am

Absentee mail ballots

May 23 is the last day to request absentee mail ballots. They are available at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville, beginning at 8:30 a.m.Read More...
May 23 at 10:34 am

Early voting

Early voting will be held 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 15 - 20 at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville, and Arterbury Building, 14564 River Road, New Sarpy.
May 20 at 10:32 am

Usea fundraiser

A fundraiser for Clay Usea will be held 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 20 at the Des Allemands Volunteer Fire Department, 16960 Hwy. 90, Des Allemands. Usea was diagnosed with Berger’s disease, a genetic disorder that damages the kidneys. For more information, call Cassie Hebert at (504) 559-0648.Read More...
May 20 at 10:24 am

St. Charles Parish Library will host "Beneath the Weight" workshop

St. Charles Parish Library will host “Beneath the Weight,” a free, three-part workshop about ending stress eating at the East Regional Library, 160 West Campus Dr. in Destrehan, on May 6, 13, and 20 at 9:30 a.m. For more information, visit, or contact Paul Waldman at or (504) 220-2576, or contact Public Relations Librarian Lauren Pitz at 985-764-2366 or More...
May 20 at 10:23 am

Boutte woman watched train slam into her SUV

Laura Cummings had just watched the front tire roll off her Ford Explorer and was begging a 911 dispatcher on the phone to send someone to remove her SUV off the railroad tracks when she heard the train horn.Read More...
May 19 at 5:49 pm

HHS Valedictorian: Britney Hatfield

When the call came that Britney Hatfield had been named Hahnville High School’s valedictorian for the Class of 2017, the astonished teen asked if they were sure the word began with a “V.”Read More...
May 19 at 9:45 am

DeVillier was irrational days before shooting deputy, brother says

Just days before John Paul DeVillier shot St. Charles Parish Deputy Burt Hazeltine in a Paradis parking lot on April 16, 2015, his family discussed having him committed because of his erratic behavior. Read More...
May 19 at 9:13 am

Post 3750 celebrates 50 years of helping veterans

Joe Durr was in a dark depression struggling with his experience from the Vietnam War and, particularly with the memories of the people he killed that had him living like a hermit.Read More...
May 19 at 9:00 am

This cookie crumbled and then became a Peruvian dream

It was late at night, after the children went to sleep, that Pamela Burford quietly started cooking Peruvian sweets in her Luling kitchen.Read More...
May 19 at 8:00 am

Hahnville High School Salutatorian: Camryn Mikesell

For Camryn Mikesell, being named salutatorian represents the culmination of four years of hard work and sharing it with a good friend who was named valedictorian.Read More...
May 19 at 8:00 am

HHS Senior Stories: Eagle Scouts spread their wings on way to honors

Austin Faucheux and Coriamtumr Wayment have both been long time fixtures with the Boy Scouts, but the two each entered their senior year at Hahnville High School with some work to do.Read More...
May 19 at 8:00 am

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Rotary of St. Charles names Miles Bingham as its Citizen of the Year
Rotary of St. Charles names Miles Bingham as its Citizen of the Year
Miles Bingham of Luling was chosen as Citizen of the year for the St. Charles Rotary Club.