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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

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 More...
August 28 at 9:43 am

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 More...
August 26 at 9:34 am

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

Pastalaya cook-off fundraiser set for Saturday

There will be plenty of great food, company and competition at West Bank Bridge Park Saturday — and all of it for a great cause. Read More...
Yesterday at 10:35 am

United Way names 2017 campaign chairpersons

Representatives from Shell Norco Manufacturing Complex, Dow St. Charles Operations, Beaed of Louisiana and Child Advocacy Services are serving as chairpersons for the 2017 United Way of St. Charles Fall Campaign.Read More...
August 16 at 12:58 pm

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Adele

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Adele.Read More...
August 16 at 8:00 am

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...
August 16 at 8:00 am

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...
August 16 at 8:00 am

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...
August 16 at 8:00 am

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...
August 16 at 8:00 am

Destrehan receiver latest of brother trio to land at LSU

Make it three for the Jefferson family at LSU.
August 16 at 8:00 am

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...
August 16 at 7:53 am

Destrehan speed knitter starts worldwide contest for Doctors without Borders

Sarah Bordelon never expected this.
August 16 at 7:49 am

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...
August 16 at 6:52 am

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...
August 16 at 6:46 am

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Council sends Entergy back to drawing board
Council sends Entergy back to drawing board
The St. Charles Parish Council "postponed indefinitely" Gulf South Pipeline's gas compressor station that would be a part of Entergy's $869 million St. Charles Power station in Montz.