Sports




Carolyn, Sophia, Craig Sr., Lisa and Michael Cuccia pose with a snapper caught last week. The group reached the snapper limit in an hour. Short red snapper season ends with a bang
June 13 at 10:30 am
Federal waters opened for a nine-day red snapper fishing season, and one group made the most of it by reaching their limit in just an hour while fishing off Grand Isle.

Former Hahnville and current Louisiana College quarterback Easton Melancon will suit up for the U.S. Under-19 National Team next month. Melancon is one of 44 players selected to the squad from across the nation. Former HHS QB will lead Team USA against world
June 13 at 9:44 am
On July 2, former Hahnville star and current Louisiana College quarterback Easton Melancon will jump in a plane for an 18-hour flight to Kuwait, where he will lead the United States into battle against football teams from across the world.

Do not discard an old friend
June 13 at 9:43 am
By "Deacon G"

What separates “old friends” from a new friend or acquaintance? What is it that earns them the revered title of “old friend?” Certainly it’s not just their age.

Oil industry still steering the discussion post-session
June 13 at 9:39 am
By Jeremy Alford

More than a week after the regular session adjourned, Louisiana’s oil and gas industry is still capping off what has arguably been the most conspicuous policy initiative of the year.

Oil damage suit needs compromise
June 13 at 9:38 am
The current disagreement between our state government in Baton Rouge and the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East is a big problem and we’re not certain there is an easy solution to it.

Cranford Cranford
June 13 at 9:38 am
Essie Mae Davis Cranford, 89, a native of Tinsman, Ark.and a resident of Luling, passed away on Tuesday, May 27.

Comardelle Comardelle
June 13 at 9:35 am
Walterine Dufrene Comardelle, 94, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Thursday, May 29.

Arrests (June 12)
June 13 at 9:33 am
•Jermaine M. Smith, 38, of 46 Honey Suckle Lane in Westwego, was arrested on June 5 and charged with burglary of a movable, burglary of an auto, resisting an officer and as a fugitive from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Termite swarms should end soon, but slabs need to be checked monthly Termite swarms should end soon, but slabs need to be checked monthly
June 13 at 9:32 am
While termite swarms should subside by the end of June, residents need to check their slabs and bathrooms on a monthly basis to make sure the wood-eating insects haven’t set up shop inside their homes.

Pay raises sought  for parish president, council Pay raises sought for parish president, council
June 13 at 9:30 am
St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan is setting out to change the parish’s Home Rule Charter to allow for pay raises for both the parish president and Parish Council members. Hogan said that raising the council members’ pay would draw more candidates for the position, while increasing the parish president’s salary would make it more inline with surrounding areas.

New U.S. attorney vows to take hard stance on corruption New U.S. attorney vows to take hard stance on corruption
June 13 at 9:29 am
U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite recently visited St. Charles Parish and vowed that he is determined to crack down on public corruption.

Stinky ditch makes Des Allemands residents crabby Stinky ditch makes Des Allemands residents crabby
June 13 at 9:26 am
Residents living in a neighborhood behind a crab processing plant in Des Allemands are at the mercy of the St. Charles Parish government to solve a problem involving septic wastewater that drains from surrounding properties and sits in a ditch near their homes.

Sheriff says Boutte bar’s forced closure has reduced crime Sheriff says Boutte bar’s forced closure has reduced crime
June 13 at 9:24 am
A Boutte bar that was raided last year for not having a liquor license has been denied a zoning variance that had allowed it to operate for decades in a residential area.

Raise funds to help defeat cancer with Kyle’s Krewe
June 12 at 4:00 pm
ELMWOOD – Help raise money for “Kyle’s Krewe” and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society by playing laser tag on Thursday, June 12 or Thursday, June 26.

Hit-and-run supect turns herself in
June 12 at 8:47 am
A woman sought in connection with a hit-and-run that occurred on the Spillway Bridge last week has turned herself in to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Kimberly Albrecht Police seek suspect in strange hit-and-run
June 11 at 10:50 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a hit-and-run driver they say walked up to the car she hit, looked inside and ran back to her SUV before speeding away.

Help restore the wetlands at youth summit
June 11 at 10:08 am
HOUMA – The Wetlands Discovery Center will host the 2014 Wetlands Youth Summit on Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14.

Seven stores cited after illegally selling to minors Seven stores cited after illegally selling to minors
June 11 at 9:52 am
Seven St. Charles Parish stores were cited by the Sheriff’s Office for selling alcohol or tobacco to minors during a recent undercover operation.

Charges reduced against suspect in Norco murder
Charges reduced against suspect in Norco murder
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Charges have been reduced against an 18-year-old Metairie man who was arrested in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Norco resident Jay Bertucci.