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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Phillip

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Phillip the dog.Read More...
January 22 at 9:50 am

HMS choir performs in Norco Christmas Parade

The Harry Hurst Middle School Choir marched in the Norco Holiday Parade.Read More...
January 22 at 9:46 am

Mardi Gras king cakes make everyone royalty

The intoxicating aroma of sweet vanilla overtaking Take-Away Donuts in Boutte means only one thing in Louisiana – it’s Mardi Gras time.Read More...
January 22 at 9:44 am

An inspiring message

St. Rose native Curtis Johnson spoke at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Organization’s annual march and rally Monday.Read More...
January 22 at 9:40 am

Destrehan looks to reverse losing slide

Destrehan is in the midst of its toughest stretch of the season, and coach Todd Bourg said if his team is to right the ship, it will come down to reestablishing the little things that add up to victory each game. Read More...
January 22 at 9:38 am

Tigers eye second half district run

Hahnville coach Phillip Bychurch sees plenty to like when his Tigers take the floor these days, though wins have been scarce of late. Read More...
January 22 at 9:36 am

Wildcats wide awake, steamrolling after tourney loss

While Destrehan absorbed its second loss of the season at the Allstate Sugar Bowl tournament, their play in its aftermath suggests the team used it as a wakeup call.Read More...
January 22 at 9:30 am

Hale Boggs bridge southbound lane to be closed until June 15

One of the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge southbound lanes will be closed starting 8 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 31) until roadwork is done to the bridge deck and overlay, which the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) projects will be June 15.
January 21 at 1:59 pm

Krewe of Lul to roll on Feb. 6

LULING – The Krewe of Lul is scheduled to roll at noon Feb. 6. Meeting dates and entry fees have also been announced. Meeting dates are: Jan. 6 , 13, Jan. 20 (final date for registration and payment), Feb. 3 (mandatory attendance, line-up will be distributed), and Feb. 6 (Parade line-up at 9 a.m.). All meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Ramada Limited, 13889 River Road in Luling. Entry Fees are: small float $200; large float $300; fire/rescue units $50; show car/truck $50; dance teams and festival royalty/queens - no fee. No entries will be accepted after Jan. 20. For more information or for an entry form, contact More...
January 20 at 4:14 pm

MLK Pilgrimage

LULING – The pilgrimage will begin at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling at 9:30 a.m. and end at Eual J. Landry Sr. Alternative Programs Center, 108 Tiger Circle, Hahnville. The rally will begin at noon. The guest speaker will be Curtis Johnson Jr.  The event is sponsored by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Organization of St. Charles Parish.  For more information, call (985) 783-2483.
January 18 at 3:36 pm

St. Charles Parish Council OKs Ormond Blvd. $1.6M upgrade

With several people expressing support for the move, the St. Charles Parish Council awarded a $1.6 million contract to resurface the heavily trafficked Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan.Read More...
January 15 at 4:13 pm

Longtime St. Charles Praish CAO to represent state on flood insurance rates rates

Bayou Gauche and Des Allemands residents tossing their house keys on a table in resignation at a February 2013 FEMA meeting over receiving flood insurance rate hikes of up to $35,000 a year left a lasting impression on St. Charles Parish officials.Read More...
January 15 at 4:08 pm


Percy “Buck” J. Price II, 58, a native and resident of Luling, passed away on Jan. 7.Read More...
January 15 at 4:04 pm

Wildlife fleeing spillway flood in St. Charles Parish

With 10 Bonnet Carre’ Spillway openings under his belt, local environmentalist Milton Cambre recently told fourth-graders at Norco Elementary School not to worry about animals like deer and hogs displaced by the Mississippi River flood waters.Read More...
January 15 at 4:02 pm

What will our legacy be?

Have you ever wondered what your family, friends and others might think about you after your death? Read More...
January 15 at 3:59 pm

The Bonnet Carre’ is a needed valve

St. Charles Parish has a distinction that no other parish or county or section of land in the country has - it contains the valve that can be opened to let the major waterway of our country empty some of its water to help save this land of ours from flooding.Read More...
January 15 at 3:57 pm

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Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs  to rare genetic disorder
Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs to rare genetic disorder
At a candlelight vigil held for Alex Oxford in Luling Friday, the family was astounded by the outpouring of love from people throughout the area who came to light a candle in memory of the once lively boy stricken by a rare genetic disorder called X-ALD.