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  • Plaquemine cruises to quarters with 43-28 victory over Lutcher Play Video

    November 21, 2014 11:50 PM

    Lutcher was ready for a rematch with their district 6-4A rivals Plaquemine, but so were the Green Devils. The top seed in 4A had no problem getting it done against the Bulldogs and won the game 43-28. Green Devil's running back, Austin Mitchell had a field day scoring four touchdowns.... more »
  • St. Amant outlasts Lutcher 31-28

    September 27, 2014 12:00 AM

    LUTCHER - The St. Amant Gators handed Lutcher its first loss of the season, beating the Bulldogs 31-28. The game was back-and-forth the whole way, with the Bulldogs striking first, but the Gators quickly responding with a Ethan Babin touchdown catch from Tyler Dixon to tie the score at... more »
  • Lutcher football earns win at Dutchtown 19-14

    September 5, 2014 11:54 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - The Lutcher Bulldogs showed they have rebounded from a 5-5 season in 2013, knocking off 5A Dutchtown 19-14 in their season-opener Friday night. The two teams played to a 7-7 draw at the half, but in the 3rd quarter, Ricky Ross picked up a fumble recovery and... more »
  • Gonzales man killed in early morning crash

    September 3, 2014 9:09 AM

    GRAMERCY - State Police are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a Gonzales man early this morning. Troopers say Bobby Garantine, 53, was driving southbound on US Hwy 61 near Blind River in St. James Parish around 2:30 a.m. when he crossed the center median. Investigators believe... more »
  • Fundraiser to be held tonight for Talajia Dorsey Play Video

    July 10, 2014 4:09 PM

    LUTCHER - A fundraiser is being held today in St. James Parish to honor and remember a missing 12-year-old girl whose body was found on Sunday. The event is intended to be a celebration of Talajia Dorsey's life with food, drinks and music. The entire community is expected to... more »
  • Lutcher falls to 0-4 with loss at St Amant Play Video

    September 27, 2013 11:33 PM

    ST AMANT - The Gators took a big chomp out of Lutcher's bid for their first win of the year. St Amant scored early and often against Lutcher, who also had some special teams problems on the night. The Bulldogs fall big to St Amant, 44-12. For... more »
  • Sports2 a days: Lutcher Bulldogs Play Video

    July 29, 2013 7:06 PM

    LUTCHER - The Bulldogs went undefeated before being taken out in the first round of the playoffs by St. Martinville. In the words of linebacker Blake Roussel, "that made us mad." While Lutcher will miss do-it-all quarterback Ruston Matherne, the 'Dogs will try to run the ball more in... more »
  • Lutcher High's Jared Poche is Mr. Baseball

    June 2, 2013 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Lutcher High School has always been known for football. But when Jared Poche decided to give up football prior to his senior season, the community understood. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Poche was pursuing a dream that turned into a dream season for the Lutcher baseball team. "I... more »
  • Lutcher's Storks lifting her way to the top Play Video

    March 15, 2013 8:29 PM

    LUTCHER, La. - Lutcher High is building a reputation around the state as one of the premier programs in powerlifting. China Storks is one of the reasons why. Storks, still only a sophomore, already is a world champion powerlifter and is competing Friday for a state championship. Sports 2's... more »
  • 2 St. James Parish elementary schools to close

    February 20, 2013 11:05 AM

    LUTCHER- Two elementary schools in St. James Parish may soon close because of declining enrollment. A study commissioned by the St. James Parish School Board says a projected shift in residential population will also force the closure of Fifth Ward Elementary and Lutcher Elementary schools in the coming years.... more »
  • Levee bonfires light the way for Santa Play Video

    December 24, 2012 10:00 PM

    LUTCHER - The lighting of bonfires went off without a hitch Christmas Eve, despite threats of inclement weather. One by one, the bonfires were set fire to by torch at 7 p.m. Surrounding the bonfires, fireworks lit the night sky. The 200-year-old tradition in St. James and St.... more »
  • Weather threatens St. James bonfires

    December 24, 2012 8:05 AM

    LUTCHER - St. James Parish officials are concerned the parish's oldest tradition may face an unwanted enemy this year. Sheriff Willy Martin says a forecast of thunderstorms and southerly wind could cause the annual Christmas Eve tradition of lighting bonfires along the Mississippi River to be postponed. Martin... more »
  • Levee bonfire tradition lives on Play Video

    December 13, 2012 5:11 PM

    LUTCHER - It's been a Christmas Eve tradition for more than 200 years. Almost 60 hallow tree-like structures line the levee in St. James and St. John Parishes. The tradition is passed down from generation to generation. For the past few weeks, the levee has been busy with people... more »
  • St. James School Board authorizes traffic study for new school

    April 30, 2012 8:51 AM

    LUTCHER- The St. James Parish School Board voted to authorize a traffic study on the 54-acre tract designed as the future site of St. James High School. The board also authorized the central office staff to apply for necessary permits from the St. James Parish Council. The district... more »
  • Weather prediction looking up for bonfire builders

    December 23, 2011 1:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The weather's looking up for people who build Christmas Eve bonfires on the Mississippi River levees between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. National Weather Service Meteorologist Tim Erickson says showers are likely to be light and late, with winds less than 10 miles an hour. High winds... more »
  • Two arrested for Lutcher High stadium arson

    January 25, 2011 10:23 PM

    CONVENT- Two Lutcher High School graduates were behind bars in St. James Parish Tuesday night accused of setting the fire that destroyed that school's football stadium in November. 21-year-old Adam Lambert is charged with arson. 18-year-old Lindsey Matherne is charged with accessory to arson. Authorities say they suspected Lambert... more »
  • Levee bonfires light way for Papa Noel

    December 23, 2010 10:39 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Christmas Eve tradition continues this weekend in south Louisiana with the lighting of huge bonfires along the Mississippi river. It's a tradition that dates back more than 100 years. Forty-five-year-old BoBilly Bourgeois says he's been taking part since he was big enough to walk. He says... more »
  • Lutcher stadium closed for rest of football season

    November 18, 2010 4:31 PM

    LUTCHER - Administrators have decided to close the Lutcher High School football stadium for the rest of the season, after a fire damaged the home bleachers and storage rooms underneath it Monday. Superintendent Lonnie Luce told News 2 that the decision was made out of an abundance of caution,... more »
  • Lutcher stadium fire brings back memories

    November 15, 2010 6:59 PM

    LUTCHER, La. – As Coach Tim Detillier surveyed the damage caused by a late-night fire at Lutcher High School’s football stadium, he was reminded of a similar scene four years ago, when the school’s locker room was also burned. That’s the same year the Lutcher Bulldogs won the state championship... more »
  • Dutchtown takes down Lutcher 28-14

    September 3, 2010 11:17 PM

    The Dutchtown Griffins entered Lutcher's house and walked away with a 28-14 victory. Coach Benny Saia's tema received a hufe offensive punch from running back Effrem Reed. The senior accounted for three first half touchdowns en route to a 28-10 victory. Turnovers were also the story as the Bulldogs coughed... more »
  • Boil order in Lutcher

    January 10, 2010 8:07 PM

    A boil advisory is in effect for the Town of Lutcher. According to town clerk Vanessa Roussel, residents should disinfect their water before consuming it. Roussel says people in Lutcher can treat their water in either of three ways: 1) Boil water for one full minute in... more »

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