United Methodist in Destrehan seeks volunteers, and Norco Elementary...
St. Charles United Methodist Church in Destrehan is seeking volunteers to serve ministries in the fall.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Metairie's Krewe of Zeus not giving up on Destrehan parade idea, newspaper reports
Banned in Metairie and initially snubbed in Destrehan , the Krewe of Zeus is altering its route for a parade permit in Destrehan's Ormond Estates subdivision, the St. Charles Herald-Guide reported .
Back to school program in Destrehan will provide backpacks, school...
Ask any parent around, and many would admit getting children back to school is an expensive ordeal.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Plantation homes offer a glimpse into Southern history
Houmas House was at one point in the 19th century America's largest sugar producer, hence its nickname as the "Sugar Palace."
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Destrehan pharmacist writes book about African American home remedies
Eddie Boyd of Destrehan has written a book on home remedies, a subject Boyd is quite familiar with not only on a personal level but on a scientific level as well.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Metairie's Krewe of Zeus wants to roll night parade in Destrehan's Ormond subdivision
The Krewe of Zeus , Metairie's oldest Mardi Gras season parading group but one that has lately run afoul of regulators, wants to roll its night parade on Ormond Boulevard and River Road in Destrehan next year.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Insurance Journal West
Some in Louisiana to See Lower Fire Insurance Rates
Louisiana insurance regulators say St. Charles Parish homeowners can expect significant rate reductions in their fire insurance premiums, effective Aug. 11. Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon says the new rates will affect those in Fire District 8 - the Destrehan and New Sarpy areas.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
St. Charles Parish crime report, July 16, 18
Gregory J. Sellers, 26, 118 Pine St., Boutte, was arrested 7/14/14 and booked with possession with intent marijuana, no seat belt and proper turn signal.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Some residents to see drop in fire insurance
State insurance regulators say St. Charles Parish homeowners can expect significant rate reductions in their fire insurance premiums, effective Aug. 11. Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon says the new rates will affect those in Fire District 8 - the Destrehan and New Sarpy areas.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
St. Charles Parish crime report, July 14-15
David C. Dinkins, 31, 128 Ruth St., Houma, was arrested 7/14/14 and booked with DWI, reckless operation, suspended driver's license, possession of clonazepam, possession of drug paraphernalia, obscenity, disregarding stop sign and with being a fugitive from Houma Police Department.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Destrehan robbery suspect arrested with help from home surveillance video, paper reports
Home surveillance recordings helped St. Charles Parish sheriff's deputies identify the suspected getaway driver in a robbery outside the Capital One bank branch in Destrehan , the St. Charles Herald-Guide reported .
Mon Jul 14, 2014
'Miracle Baby of Pan Am Flight 759' is a mom herself now
Thirty-two years ago, "Miracle Baby" Melissa "Missy" Trahan survived when Pan Am Flight 759 crashed into her Kenner neighborhood.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Tyron Johnson, Kevin Toliver highlights: Tweets, sights and sounds from The Opening
Warren Easton wide receiver Tyron Johnson, Destrehan wide receiver Kirk Merritt and Riverdale cornerback Donte Jackson are among some of Louisiana's premier athletes in attendance.
Homeschooling to be discussed in Destrehan, Oldies but Goodies meet in Norco
An informational meeting for parents who would like to learn about homeschooling, called Homeschooling 101, will be held July 29 at 6 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish East Regional Library on River Road in Destrehan.
SWANS will hold talent and fashion show July 19 in Destrehan
As part of tis 26th biennial cotillion season, Sagacious Willing and Noble Samaritans will hold a talent and fashion show featuring the 2014 debutantes and junior court.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
St. Charles Parish will host public meetings to discuss flood insurance program and HFIAA
The meetings are set for 6 p.m. July 15 at the East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Drive in Destrehan; 6 p.m. July 17 at Cypress Lakes Country Club, 10 Villere Drive in Destrehan; 6 p.m. July 29 at the West Regional Library, 105 Lakewood Drive in Luling; and 6 p.m. July 31 at the Bayou Gauche Fire Station, 410 First Street in Bayou Gauche.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Opening 2014 roundup: Kirk Merritt posts top SPARQ score in prelims, LSU target Xavier Lewis to commit Tuesday night
Destrehan athlete Kirk Merritt had the second-fastest time during SPARQ testing throughout the various Nike camps this spring, but he made sure he let everyone know where he felt he should be on Tuesday morning.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Tim Marcel to run for state district judge in St. Charles Parish
Tim Marcel said Monday he will run for the Division E judgeship of the 29th Judicial District Court in St. Charles Parish.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Opening 2014: Top 9 offensive players to watch
Among them are a couple of the more intriguing stories of the recruiting cycle, like Torrance Gibson, the Florida athlete who stars at quarterback for his high school , but may play somewhere else in college.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
River Region Chamber celebrated its 10th anniversary in Destrehan
The River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 10th anniversary on June 20 at Cypress Lakes Country Club in Destrehan.