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Town hall meeting

Councilman Paul Hogan will hold a town meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 30 to discuss installing a traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 90 and LA 632. The meeting will be held at Father Mac Building at St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church in Des Allemands.Read More...
August 30 at 9:35 am
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Red Cross prep meetings

American Red Cross representatives will visit the St. Charles Parish Library to share how to be prepared in case of a hurricane or any other emergency. Presenters will discuss local hazards, how to make an emergency “go” kit and evacuation plan, and how to prepare for the unexpected by being informed. Presentations will be held at the following locations: East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Dr. in Destrehan - Aug. 15 at 3 p.m.; West Regional Library, 105 Lakewood Dr. in Luling - Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m., and St. Rose Branch, 90 East Club Dr. - Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. All library events are open to the public and free of charge. For more information about these events, contact Public Relations Librarian Lauren Pitz at (985) 764-2366 or lauren.pitz@myscpl.org.Read More...
August 28 at 9:43 am
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Nutcracker auditions

The River Region Ballet will hold Nutcracker auditions on Aug. 26 at the River Region Performing Arts & Cultural Center 15146 River Road, Norco. The following schedule for auditions is: 9:30 - 10 a.m. - boys 5-11 years old 10 - 10:30 a.m. - boys/teens 12 and older; 10:30 - 11 a.m. - men/women theatrical roles; 11 - 12 p.m. - girls 5 - 8 years old; 12:15 - 1:45 p.m. - girls 9 - 12 years old, and 2 - 4 p.m. - dancers 13 and older. There is a $15 audition fee. This year’s performances will be held Dec. 1, 2 and 3. For more information, visit the website www.rrpa.org.Read More...
August 26 at 9:34 am
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Cooking for a Cause

Cooking for a Cause, Gradoux on the Bayou, will be held 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 19 at West Bank Bridge Park in Luling. The fundraiser will benefit Rebecca Tassara and Ann Martinez by Dat Dads Club. It will be a Pastalaya cook-off with public judging. There will be a $10 entry, for aduits, kids 7-12 is $5 and 6, and under are free. Snowballs, daiquiris and beer will be sold. There will be face painting and a DJ.Read More...
August 19 at 9:34 am
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Adele

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Adele.Read More...
4 hours ago
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Magnolia Companies receives Challenge Coins for longtime support

Glen Smith and Gary Smith Sr. of The Magnolia Companies of LA were honored on July 20 by a visit from Chief Deputy Joseph Cardella of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
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Girl Scouts upgrades technology for easier sign-up

As families prepare for the new school year and the array of activities from which to choose, they’ll find that joining and volunteering for the local Girl Scout organization a much easier and faster process, thanks to new technology which includes a digital platform for volunteers.Read More...
4 hours ago
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Parish youth rally: ‘A party with a purpose’ provides a future

In a jam-packed Edward Dufrense Community Center in Luling, children and parents lined up for school supplies, games, breakout sessions and food for a fun-filled Youth Rally Saturday.Read More...
4 hours ago
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World Series trip a bonding experience for St. Charles girls

Some of St. Charles Parish’s best and brightest young softball players had the rare opportunity to compete against many other top players across the nation last week, as the 8U and 10U All-Star teams competed at the Babe Ruth World Series at Jensen Beach, Fla. Read More...
4 hours ago
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Destrehan receiver latest of brother trio to land at LSU

Make it three for the Jefferson family at LSU.Read More...
4 hours ago
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Destrehan Plantation tells the whole story of slavery at the antebellum home

Standing in stately grandeur draped by ancient oaks, Destrehan Plantation is one of the great River Road mansions telling its whole story to visitors including its own chapter with slavery.Read More...
4 hours ago
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Wonder kid sparks effort to remove invasive hyacinths

When Grace Rawls learned hyacinths were not good for wetlands as a junior keeper at the Audubon Zoo, this 13-year-old wonder kid jumped to action.Read More...
5 hours ago
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How a Destrehan businessman found a way to 'Kidnap' Halle Berry

While superstar Halle Berry was promoting the action thriller film "Kidnap" in New York, Todd Trosclair and Joey Tufaro have been celebrating what their anticipated first big hit will do for their independent film company in LaPlace and Metairie.Read More...
5 hours ago
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Paul Maillard revitalization moving ahead with Monsanto

The Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization project got Council approval, and St. Charles Parish has announced that Monsanto has become a strong partner in helping make it happen.Read More...
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85% of motorists drove over limit on I-310, study says

The newly posted 70 mph speed limit on the elevated portions of Interstate 310 in St. Charles Parish marks a statewide trend aligning motorists' apparent need for speed, but it's also considered safer.Read More...
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Sales tax holiday expected to draw shoppers
Sales tax holiday expected to draw shoppers
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This weekend represents an opportune time for St. Charles Parish shoppers to save some money — and in some cases, quite a bit of it.