What's Happening


Food and fellowship event
July 27 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.

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.

River Parishes Hospital community blood drive
July 24 at 12:30 pm
LAPLACE – The River Parishes Hospital is holding a community blood drive on Thursday, July 24 from 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Sports Camp
July 23 at 9:00 am
ST. ROSE – The First Baptist Church of St. Rose is hosting a sports camp beginning Wednesday, July 23 and going through Friday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

NFL player host ‘Family Day in the Park’
July 19 at 8:00 pm
LULING – LaRon Landry’s Leadership for Life Foundation is hosting its 2nd Annual Family Day in the Park at West Bank Bridge Park in Luling on Saturday, July 19 from noon to 8 p.m.

Preserve contest, live music at Destrehan market
July 19 at 8:00 am
DESTREHAN – The German Coast Farmers market will present
an LSU AgCenter preserve contest, a St. Charles Parish Library display and live music by Blanch Newsome at their Destrehan market on Saturday, July 19 at its East Bank location at Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan.

Enjoy supper while watching play ‘Anything Goes’
July 18 at 5:45 pm
RESERVE – An opening night supper and show will be held before St. John Theater’s opening performance of “Anything Goes” on Friday, July 18 at 5:45 p.m. that will also feature repeat performances on July 19, 23, 24, 25 and 26.

Derek Walker Book review: “Cosmos by Carl Sagan ”
July 18 at 10:36 am
The Cosmos is a book written by Carl Sagan in 1985-1986.

Arthur F. Schexnaydre HHS grad completes Naval Academy
July 18 at 10:34 am
Arthur F. Schexnaydre, a 2010 graduate from Hahnville High School, recently completed four years at the United States Naval Academy obtaining a bachelor of science degree in computer science.

Humane Society showcase adoption pets “Sampson” and “Aiden” Humane Society showcase adoption pets “Sampson” and “Aiden”
July 18 at 10:33 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pets are kittens Sampson and Aiden.

Girl Scout bronze award recipients Laila Harding, Kennedy Ertel, Giavanna Raby and Lauren Errington at the Space Center in Houston. River Parishes Girl Scouts earn bronze and silver awards
July 18 at 10:31 am
Girl Scouts from St. Charles and St. John parishes once again earned the Girl Scout’s highest award.

Louisiana State Principal of the Year Ken Oertling at his desk at Hahnville High School. Principal of the Year took unconventional path to top
July 18 at 10:27 am
Despite recently being named Louisiana High School Principal of the Year, Hahnville High School Principal Ken Oertling’s life is one that could have gone down a much different path.

Team members are: Front row (L-R) Andrew Bosco, Noah Barrette, Tyler Jones, Noah Chauvin and Timmy Comardelle. Middle row (L-R) Maddox Loftin, Kyle Waits, Preston Bourgeois, Hayden Plaisance, Ethan Sevin and Kohl Ducote. Back row (L-R) Coaches Mike Loftin, Jimmy Plaisance, Loyd Bourgeois and Jonathan Jones. Not pictured: Coach James Sells and player Andrew Sells. 8-year-old All-Stars claim Spectacular crown
July 18 at 10:27 am
The St. Charles Legends, the parish’s 8-year-old All-Star team, won the USSSA Summertime Spectacular tournament held July 12 and 13 at Pelican Park in Mandeville.

Team members are: Top row (L-R) Coach Jake Lemmon and Coach Michael Morrow. Middle row (L-R) James Lemmon, Jacob Naquin, Brock Clement, Aidan Ramsey and Ty Yoes. Bottom row (L-R) Cameron Dufrene, Bryson Thomas, Nick Morrow, Seth Kenney, Collin Cedotal and Colin Melancon. 11U All-Stars cruise to state championship
July 18 at 10:26 am
The St. Charles Parish 11-year-old All-Stars won the state tournament, which was held in St. Amant at Stevens Park.

Team Members are: Front row (L-R) Abby Nette, Mia Casanova, 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 16U All-Stars win Jr. Olympic state title
July 18 at 10:24 am
The St. Charles 16U All-Stars won the Jr. Olympic ASA 16U state championship in Class “B” Fast Pitch.

Team members are: Kneeling (L-R) Tabitha Tabb, Taylor Boone, Rylee Gautreaux, Abby Christen and Anna Faucheux. Standing (L-R) Jazmine Young, Kaela Schiro, Lorissa Sells, Caitlyn Cancienne, Bailey Abadie, McKenzie Erwin and Alyssa Chategnier. Coaches are: (L-R) Corey Faucheux, Kristen Faucheux and Larry Boone. 14U All-Stars finish second in state tourney
July 18 at 10:23 am
The St. Charles Parish 14U All-Stars won second place at the state tournament.

Jala Richard New Sarpy girl takes home AAU gold medal
July 18 at 10:22 am
Jala Richard, an upcoming freshman at Destrehan High School, put on quite a show at the AAU Club Championships in Orlando, Fla.

Easton Melancon has scored four touchdowns in Team USA’s three victories during a world tournament. Former HHS QB leads USA to gold medal game
July 18 at 10:20 am
Former Hahnville High School quarterback Easton Melancon has helped lead Team USA to the gold medal game against Canada.


Marine has pulled 400-pound cart in 5-year trek across country
Marine has pulled 400-pound cart in 5-year trek across country
Allie Stevens was a strange sight to see as he lugged a 400-pound rickshaw along Highway 90 through St. Charles Parish last week.