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Have fun at church youth extravaganza
July 30 at 1:00 pm
KILLONA – The Canaan Baptist Church of Killona will hold its 5th Annual Youth Extravagnaza Wednesday, July 30 through Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. each night.

Food and fellowship event
Yesterday at 10:30 am
ST. ROSE – A food and fellowship event will be held at The First Baptist Church of St. Rose on Sunday, July 27 following church services at 10:30 a.m.

Get registered to hunt at field day class
July 26 at 8:00 am
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is teaching a field day only hunter education class on Saturday, July 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Arc charity golf tournament
July 26 at 8:00 am
LULING – The Arc will be hosting a charity golf tournament at Grand Ridge Golf Club in Willowdale on Saturday, July 26 at 8 a.m.

The pictured St. Charles Parish Public School teachers completed summer internships at local industries:  
Sitting from left to right are: Kelsey Rosales, Stefanie Ward, Joanna Welch and Shandra Clark; standing on the second row are: Nancy Ponder, Denise Robichaux, Pat Chevalier, Connie Cheramie and Amanda Meyer; standing in the back row are: James Bertrand, Joey Brady and Eric Scott. Not included in the photograph is Linda Taylor. Teachers undergo intensive summer training
July 25 at 11:01 am
Thirteen teachers from St. Charles Parish Public Schools recently completed school-to-career summer internships at several local industries in order to bring their experiences back into their classrooms.

Retired Major Sam Zinna accepts a donation to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, on behalf of Sheriff Greg Champagne, from Reverend Wayne Taylor, pastor of New Life Community Church, to be used towards the purchase of bullet-proof vests. Also pictured is Brad Thompson. Local church celebrates “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day”
July 25 at 10:59 am
New Life Community Church, the joint ministries of Luling United Methodist Church and First Union Presbyterian Church, recently hosted a special “Law Enforcement Appreciation” Sunday service.

Yooki Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Yooki””
July 25 at 10:58 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Yooki.

Harley Kinler Local teen named Miss VFW for state of Louisiana
July 25 at 10:56 am
Harley Kinler, daughter of Michael and Holly Kinler of Luling, was recently crowned Miss V.F.W. at the State Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Alexandria.

Team members are: Back row (L-R) Coaches Rickey “Broozer”Robert, Head Coach Craig Perrier Jr. and Johnny Macaluso. Middle row (L-R): Briceson Harrell, Cameron Galland, Cameron Tregre, Gavin Blakley, Christian Louviere, Trent Tregle and John Macaluso. Front row (L-R): Michael Benton, Dylan Foret, Logan Robert, Dylan Lewis, Eli Perrier and Lloyd Landry V. 14U All-Stars win state championship
July 25 at 10:54 am
The St. Charles Parish 14U All-Stars won the state championship with a 10-5 victory over New Iberia.

Team members are: Kneeling (L-R) Hailey Elliott, Montana Smith, Emma Rome, Kristen Crutti and Peighton Cancienne. Standing (L-R): Taylor Tabb, Grace Smith, Haley Loupe, Adrienne Wilson, Grace Bruce, Rilee Madere and Peyton Hill. Coaches (L-R)  John Rome Jr., James Smith, Louis Cancienne and Wendy Tabb. 12U All-Stars finish second at state tourney
July 25 at 10:53 am
The St. Charles Parish 12U All-Stars finished second in the state tournament.

Team members are: Front row (L-R) Abby Nette, Mia Casanova, Morgan Foret, Cassie Legendre, Sydney Matherne and Taylor Lucich. Back row (L-R) Stephanie Chester, Katie Brady, Britney Hatfield, Allyson Colomb and Brianna Anderson. Coaches (L-R) Paulo Casanova, Neil Legendre and Justine Matherne. Seated: Bat girl Isabella Casanova. U16 All-Stars outscore opponents 71-12 on way to Babe Ruth regional championship
July 25 at 10:51 am
The St. Charles Parish U16 All-Stars made other state champs from the southwest region of the country look silly as they cruised to the Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Championship.

Ben Benard with a 712-pound blue marlin he caught at last year’s rodeo. Tarpon Rodeo cranks up
July 25 at 10:49 am
The oldest fishing tournament in the United States, the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, is set to crank up this weekend headquartered out of Sand Dollar Marina.

Easton Melancon poses with the championship trophy Team USA won by beating Canada 40-17. Former HHS QB wins gold medal for Team USA
July 25 at 10:46 am
Former Hahnville High School quarterback Easton Melancon is now a gold medal winner.

Edwards reveals income for campaign Edwards reveals income for campaign
July 25 at 10:45 am
By Jeremy Alford

As a requirement for running for Congress in the 6th District, former Gov. Edwin Edwards has filed his financial disclosure statement with the U.S. House showing his income in 2013 totaling $242,787.

World needs some changes in the future
July 25 at 10:44 am
It’s an unsafe world we are living in when many of the countries, especially in the Middle East, and rebel groups that live within them destroy their countryside and shoot and kill those who are supposed to be their partners in citizenship. The latest news is that some of them are warning those of different faiths that they must pay extra taxes or be killed.

Zeringue Zeringue
July 25 at 10:43 am
Diane B. Zeringue, 70, a native and resident of Hahnville,, passed away on Friday, July 18 at her residence.
Visitation was Wednesday, July 23 at Our Lady of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hahnville. A Mass of Christian Burial followed and burial took place in Holy Rosary Cemetery in Hahnville.

Chris and Pamela Valentine included this photo in a book meant for birth mothers who look at these photos as well as a biography on the prospective families who would like to adopt their children. For Montz couple adoption is not second choice, but only choice
July 25 at 10:42 am
Montz residents Pamela and Chris Valentine had only been married for four years when they found out that Pamela had a condition that would make it difficult for her to conceive a child.

Arrests (July 24)
July 25 at 10:41 am
•Dillon Davis, 21, of 58 Carriage Lane in Destrehan, was arrested on July 15 and charged with possession of a stolen firearm, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Star DHS receiver wins national championship in skills competition
Star DHS receiver wins national championship in skills competition
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Even though he has yet to begin his senior season, Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt is making a name for himself across the nation.