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River Region Drama Guild’s summer theatre workshop
July 14 at 6:30 pm
NORCO – This summer the River Region Drama Guild is offering students eight evening summer theatre workshop classes to be held July 14 through 17 and continuing July 21 through 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each night.

Library performances by singer Blanch Newsome
July 14 at 10:30 am
HAHNVILLE – Local singer Blanch Newsome will hold two performances at local libraries on Monday, July 14.

“International Spy Academy” vacation bible school
July 14 at 9:30 am
LULING – A special spy-themed vacation bible school will be held at the Bible Center Church from Monday, July 14 through Friday, July 18 from 9:30 a.m. to noon each day.

Hunter education field day classes
July 12 at 8:00 am
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is teaching a field day only hunter education class on Saturday, July 12 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Left lane of Highway 90 will close in Des Allemands at intersection of LA 635
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The eastbound left lane of Highway 90 in Des Allemands will be closed at the intersection of LA 635 from Monday, July 14 until Aug. 13 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day.

Caitlin Mikesell Book review: “The Pursuit of Mary Bennet”
July 07 at 12:02 pm
The Pursuit of Mary Bennet, written by Pamela Mingle, tells the story of Mary Bennet, the middle sister in Jane Austen’s famous Bennet family in Pride and Prejudice.

Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Alice” Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Alice”
July 07 at 12:01 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Alice.

Alexis Froeba Science fair winner
July 07 at 12:01 pm
Alexis Froeba, an eighth grade student at R.K. Smith Middle School in Luling, won 4th place at the state Science Fair for her project, Jacob’s Ladder.

Kenyetta Smith Auxillary scholarship winner
July 07 at 12:00 pm
The River Parishes Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded a scholarship to Kenyetta Smith, a student at Hahnville High School, in the amount of $1,000.

Catfish Festival Pageant winners Catfish Festival Pageant winners
July 07 at 11:59 am
The Louisiana Catfish Festival recently held their annual Catfish Queen and Baby & Youth Beauty Pageant.

Michael Dwight Sanders Jr. Local man earns master’s degree from Harvard
July 07 at 11:58 am
Michael Dwight Sanders Jr., a 2004 graduate of Destrehan High School, earned his master’s degree in government from Harvard University on Thursday, May 29.

Jordan D. Hernandez HHS alum graduates from basic training
July 07 at 11:56 am
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jordan D. Hernandez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Past Chairmen of the Board Michael Palamone and Conley Dutreix, RRCC Executive Director Chassity McComack, Blaise Gravois, 2014 Chairman Nathan Stein, Rhonda Hotard and Henry Friloux. River Region Chamber celebrates 10 years
July 07 at 11:54 am
The River Region Chamber of Commerce (RRCC) celebrated 10 years of service to the St. John, St. James and St. Charles Parish businesses Friday, June 20 at the Cypress Lakes Country Club in Destrehan.

Cookbook author to speak at library
July 05 at 10:00 am
DESTREHAN – Beth Moncel, author of the popular food blog Budget Bytes (www.budgetbytes.com) will speak at the St. Charles Parish East Regional Library on Saturday, July 5 at 10 a.m.

Huge St. Charles Parish fireworks show planned
July 04 at 6:00 pm
LULING – St. Charles Parish will hold its 24th annual Independence Celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park on Thursday, July 4 beginning at 6 p.m.

Joey Fonseca navigates his boat through the lilly pads on his way to harvest graine à volers seeds, also known as Cajun peanuts. Go nutty for seeds harvested in Des Allemands swamp
July 04 at 8:00 am
Those fields of lily pads are more than just fish magnets — they’re a source of some of great food. Here’s how one Des Allemands resident takes advantage of the bounty.

Too early to tell if slow trout fishing a problem, LDWF says
July 04 at 8:00 am
The head fisheries biologist with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said tough fishing this spring doesn’t necessarily point to problems with the fishery.


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, Bailee Kaplan, Brianna Anderson and Allyson Colomb.  Coaches (L-R) Paulo Casanova, Neil Legendre and Justine Matherne. Parish’s 16U All-Stars win 18U senior title
July 04 at 8:00 am
The St. Charles 16U All-Stars won the 18U Sr. Division Championship at the Coquille All-Star Tournament in Covington.

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Police search for fifth suspect in connection with murder
Police search for fifth suspect in connection with murder
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for Jonah Wetwiski who is facing charges of principal to first-degree murder.