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Grow zinnias in indoor bouquets

Colorful, flowering bouquets arranged with textured foliage make homes more comfortable and enjoyable throughout the winter months. One of the easier and more dependable flowering plants that delivers a rainbow of color for making indoor arrangements is zinnias.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 9:03 am

Coach impressed by defense, still needs offense to get on roll

In both the preseason scrimmage and the jamboree, Destrehan head coach Chris Stroud has singled out the play of his defense, which has managed to hold a pair of talented offenses in check.Read More...
September 01, 2010 at 12:52 pm

Blitz-heavy Ehret will test Tiger offensive line

The Hahnville Tigers picked up a 14-0 victory over St. James in their jamboree, but the offense stumbled throughout the night due to penalties that hampered several important series.Read More...
September 01, 2010 at 12:47 pm

Ladies’ fall Bible study is back

LULING - A seven-week ladies’ fall Bible study will take place from Aug. 30-Oct. 13. Sessions will be held on Mondays from 7-9 p.m. or Wednesday 9:30-11:30 p.m.

The group will focus on “Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed” - a study of David. The classes will meet at the Bible Center Church, 422 Barton Ave. in Luling. The cost is $16.30 for a workbook. Workbooks will be available at the first meeting. Questions can be directed to the church office at (985)785-0557, Margie Pierce at (985)764-9336 or Glenna Smith at (504)431-7138.
August 30, 2010 at 10:41 am

Library offers photography workshop

DESTREHAN - Charles Bush, a freelance photographer who specializes in nature and wildlife photography in southern Louisiana, will present a day-long basic digital photography workshop on Saturday, August 28. The workshop will run from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. The workshop will cover what to consider when buying a digital camera and how to best use the camera for the pictures you want to take.

Because the class will be somewhat hands-on, attendance is limited to 15 participants. Please call the staff at the East Regional Library at 985-764-2366 to register.
August 28, 2010 at 10:41 am

Humane Society to hold yard sale

LULING - The St. Charles Humane Society and Animal Control will hold a yard sale on August 28 from 8 a.m. to noon. All proceeds will go to the animals at the parish shelter. Yard sale organizers are currently seeking donations, including but not limited to furniture, clothing, baby items, shoes and electronics. Donations will be accepted until August 27 at the St. Charles Animal Control office, 13875 Feret St. in Luling.
August 28, 2010 at 10:41 am

Businesses faced with uncertainty of new laws

August 19 was not a good day for President Obama, the Democrats fighting to keep their majorities in Congress, or workers and businesses in America. Some troubling economic figures came out that day indicating that “Recovery Summer” is not going very well.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:27 am

St. Pierre offers extensive levee update

Renee Simpson
At a recent council meeting, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre presented updated information on the permitting progress for the West Bank hurricane protection levee. Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:26 am

A very confusing election is coming up

In case you didn’t know, and a lot of people don’t, there is an election coming up Saturday in St. Charles Parish. It will help determine the party candidates in the general election in November to choose our Congressman and one of our Senators in Washington.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:23 am

Sheriff's Reports


•Michael Simmons, 22, of 121 Lakewood in Luling, was arrested on Aug. 17 and charged with theft under $300 and simple robbery.
August 27, 2010 at 9:21 am

DHS junior one of 4 students from U.S. picked for global conference

Destrehan junior Mya LaGrange is making her way towards a future in international journalism.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:19 am

Parish expects to collect $1 million less in tax revenue

Because of a reduced inventory at some industries, the value of the parish’s tax roll is expected to drop by $35 million this year. Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:14 am

Sheriff’s Office releases full jail roster online

The names of every single inmate incarcerated at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center are now online, and includes a feature that automatically notifies residents when a specific inmate is released.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:13 am

Swine flu pandemic over, drama-free season expected

After a swine flu epidemic last year, the St. Charles Community Health Center says that residents can stop worrying about contracting the virus.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:12 am

Paradis woman dies from severe burns sustained in house fire

A 48-year-old Paradis woman died last week from injuries she sustained in a fire, according to State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:11 am

Driver, dog attack deputy during traffic stop

A Montz man was arrested on Monday after an altercation with a police officer that resulted in numerous charges, including attempted murder.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:10 am

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New Sarpy man pleads guilty to oral sex with child
New Sarpy man pleads guilty to oral sex with child
A New Sarpy man charged with the 2016 rape of a 6-year-old family member recently pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of oral sexual battery and awaits sentencing.