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Norco Elementary students learn about preventing erosion

Norco Elementary students design ways to prevent wind and water erosion in teacher Cindy Hall’s fifth grade class.Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 8:00 am

Destrehan finding way after slow start

Destrehan entered the 2016-17 season retooling much of its lineup from a year ago, and the Wildcats have had to work through the adjustment period that inevitably ensues from that kind of roster turnover.Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 8:00 am

Cannonball Rally a unique experience for brothers

Nicknamed “Cannonball,” when Erwin Baker set a record in 1933 by traveling from New York to Los Angeles in his Graham-Page Model 57 Blue Streak 8 car, it inspired many of his fellow—and future—driving enthusiasts, so much so that the Cannonball Run car rally was born and named in his honor in the 1970s. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 8:00 am

Tigers fighting off injury, turning things back around

After a hot 3-1 start to the basketball season, a banged up Hahnville basketball squad hit a speed bump, dropping 7 of its next 9 games. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 8:00 am

Jesus shows us our true dignity and identity as children of God

Recently, I found myself longing to hold baby Jesus as I was contemplating this Advent-Christmas Season, but in discipline I chose to wait until Christmas Eve to “unwrap” this great gift. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 7:00 am

Mother humbled by thousands who attended son's funeral after tragic death

When thousands of people appeared at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands to pay their respects to Bart Dufrene Jr., Sarah Abadie wept as she recounted what it meant to her to see the many lives her son had touched.Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 6:00 am

Hahnville's NFL star bringing toys to single-parent kids

As a member of the NFL's Carolina Panthers, LaRon Byrd is certainly a busy man these days as he and his teammates try to push for a strong finish to the regular season. But a busy schedule hasn't made Byrd forget where he came from - nor his desire to help others. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 6:00 am

St. Charles boasts it’s own St. Nicks

It’s no wonder Santa Claus knows when you’ve been bad or good. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 5:00 am

Refinery tax being ‘vetted’ by legislators

With some lawmakers already getting cold feet over the idea of a personal income tax change in 2017, a small circle of political players are starting to look at a concept that is being described as a refinery tax. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 4:00 am

May Christ be the foundation of our lives and our Christmas celebrations

Father Wilmer L. Todd
December 23, 2016 at 3:00 am

Deepening Mississippi should bring business

Port business in the State of Louisiana should take a big increase in the future with the planned deepening of the Mississippi River south of Baton Rouge to the Gulf of MexicoRead More...
December 23, 2016 at 3:00 am

Destrehan Burger King employee arrested after altercation

A Boutte man and Burger King employee was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly threatened another employee with a shotgun after a verbal altercation. Read More...
December 22, 2016 at 2:11 pm


Shelley Michael Tastet, 66, a native and resident of Luling, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Dec. 20.
December 21, 2016 at 12:07 pm

Former councilman remembered as kindhearted, helpful

Remembered as someone devoted to his constituents and kindhearted, former St. Charles Parish Councilman Shelley Tastet passed away on Tuesday night.Read More...
December 21, 2016 at 10:45 am

Police seeking men suspected of burglarizing St. Rose business

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying two people suspected of burglarizing a St. Rose construction business. Read More...
December 19, 2016 at 2:25 pm

Norco Elementary names 2016-17 Teacher of the Year

Jill Simon has been named Norco Elementary School’s 2016-17 Teacher of the Year. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm

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Destrehan man accused of Birdie's robbery arrested
Destrehan man accused of Birdie's robbery arrested
A Destrehan man accused of involvement in the armed robbery of a Birdie’s Food and Fuel this week has been arrested.