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Grimaldi named Deputy of the Year

A St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy who jumped into a canal and swam a stranded family back to the highway has been named the 2009 Deputy of the Year.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:14 am

Crawfish prices still high, but beginning to drop

Cold winter weather put a chill on the crawfish harvest and led to soaring prices at local seafood stores. But on Monday, the price began to drop and many believe the trend will continue.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:12 am

Crime jumps by 17 percent in 2009 due to thefts, assaults

Due to a large increase in assaults and thefts, crime in St. Charles Parish rose by 17 percent in 2009 when compared to 2008.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:08 am

Librarian taking hard look at tax

After the controversy over the expansion of the East Regional Library project in 2009, both the St. Charles Parish Council and the Library Board are taking a careful look at the library’s millage renewal, which will be voted on later this year.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:04 am

New Luling highway studied

The St. Charles Parish Council has asked for a study that will determine the feasibility of constructing a new highway in Luling to connect Highway 90 and River Road.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:02 am

Police: Kidnapper arrested after ‘massive manhunt’

The alleged kidnapping of a woman by her 28-year-old ex-husband triggered a massive manhunt over the weekend that included closing streets in Des Allemands and calling in a helicopter for aerial support.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:01 am

Destrehan tennis courts complete, team practices at home for first time in year

The Destrehan High School tennis teams got to practice on their home courts for the first time in a year on Feb. 25.
The teams have been practicing at Ormond Country Club while four new tennis courts were being built at DHS over the past year.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:55 am

Rabbits, rabbits everywhere

Sunday, we arranged a rabbit-hunting trip at Churchill Hunting Club.
March 04, 2010 at 10:54 am

Parish wants feedback on parks, recreation

St. Charles Parish wants to know what residents think about the state of parks and recreation in the area.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:52 am

2010 American League Tryouts

St. Charles Parish will hold tryouts for the youth baseball 2010 American League. Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:51 am

Destrehan stars held in check in 49-61 loss to St. Thomas More

St. Thomas More was just too big for the Destrehan Wildcats.
The Cougars outrebounded the Wildcats 41-16 and held Destrehan's top two scorers in check in a 61-49 bi-district playoff victory.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:50 am

Hahnville doesn’t ‘leave it all on the court’ in 50-55 loss

After dominating second halves for most of the season, the Hahnville Tigers found themselves up 27-15 on Catholic after the first half of their bi-district playoff game. But this time, the Tigers went cold in the later stages of the contest, allowing the Bears to claw their way to a 55-50 victory.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:48 am

Debutant is granddaughter of local couples

Abbey Simoneaux, granddaughter of Philip and Goldie Cheramie of Norco and Clarence and Verna Simoneaux of Destrehan, was among debutantes presented in the 2010 Karnival Krewe de Louisiane Ball. Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:44 am

VIP: Desiree Amadeo

Desiree Amadeo , a homeschool student from Luling will be honored by the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts for her example of achievement, exceptional artistic growth, perseverance and accomplishment at dance.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:43 am

Corned beef

Courtesy of Family Features
March 04, 2010 at 10:41 am

Sheriff's Office now giving scholarship

Sheriff Greg Champagne will award a $500 scholarship to a worthy St. Charles Parish high school senior in furthering their education and training in the state of Louisiana. Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 10:40 am

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