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Program seeks to reach at-risk youth early, prevent bad behavior

They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of the cure. Read More...
5 hours ago
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American Red Cross opens new office in parish

Few emergency aid organizations are as recognized as the American Red Cross, which makes it welcome news that it has opened an office in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
12 hours ago
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4-H’s aim is ‘growing leaders’

Head, heart, hands and help are the four things the Hs in the 4-H Club stands for, as the youth development program takes aim at providing young people education while teaching them basic life skills. Read More...
13 hours ago
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Unique horse riding program makes difference for Luling boy with spina bifida

Doctors told Gwen Marelo that her son would never walk.

Marelo, a Luling resident, said she and her husband were devastated by that assessment of their son, Brian, who suffers from spina bifada. Read More...
13 hours ago
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Hospital Auxiliary a plus for patients, both young and old

Whether patients are young or old, The St. Charles Parish Hospital Auxiliary educates and rehabilitates members of the community through their work with the St. Charles Parish Hospital’s Pediatric Rehab Treatment program and the Cardiac Rehab program. Read More...
14 hours ago
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St. Rose man charged with Medicaid fraud

Tim Ursin, 53, of St. Rose, has been arrested on four counts of Medicaid fraud.Read More...
14 hours ago
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Online service offers free tutoring

Homework Louisiana, a free online service that helps people excel in their studies certainly points to the growing popularity of the future classroom.Read More...
14 hours ago
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Health Center offers help for residents suffering with depression or anxiety

For a person suffering with depression or anxiety, the inability to find help due to financial constraints serves only to make those issues even more damaging. Read More...
14 hours ago
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254 parish athletes compete in Special Olympics

Joseph and Matthew Guichard are 17-year-old twin athletes from St. Charles Parish who have competed with the Special Olympics since the age of 8. Read More...
15 hours ago
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Arc assists disabled, seniors with ‘guardian angels’

Diana Ford calls Arlinda Brown her guardian angel.
“You’re priceless,” Ford told Brown, her eyes tearing up.Read More...
15 hours ago
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CAS programs educate on protecting youth

The mission statement of Child Advocacy Services (CAS) seeks to “give voice, healing and security to children.”Read More...
15 hours ago
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Boy Scouts is more than just going outdoors, it’s about building character

Continuing the Boy Scouts mission in St. Charles Parish, the Southeast Louisiana Council is helping keep youths focused on doing the right thing in life.Read More...
15 hours ago
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‘The Handyman Crew’ helping build community

“The Handyman Crew” at Destrehan High School was introduced years ago, when carpentry students would utilize their skills to help people and address needs in the community. Read More...
15 hours ago
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TRIAD helps reduce crime against seniors

The St. Charles Parish TRIAD was established in 1997 with an eye toward reducing crime against senior citizens by providing pre and post victimization assistance through exchanging resources and communications with the elders of the community.Read More...
15 hours ago
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Sheriff’s Office counselors help victims overcome traumatic events

Many times, people need a great deal of help getting back on their feet following a traumatic event. Read More...
15 hours ago
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Second Harvest fed over 500 students last year

While the prospect of solving the problem of hunger completely seems daunting, Second Harvest is one organization dedicated to curbing it as much as possible. Read More...
15 hours ago
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Former Hahnville Tigers coach Lou Valdin may have stepped away from the prep sideline in 2013, but he hasn't at all strayed far from the game.