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Reading program helps shy animals find forever homes

It isn’t always easy to be an animal and an introvert.
For many potential pets at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter, it can take a while for the right loving family to come along and provide a home.Read More...
July 22 at 11:21 am

Teachers give up sick days for colleague who suffered stroke

Christi Fraychineaud's fellow teachers at St. Rose Elementary School are trying to find ways to help her in any way they can. Read More...
July 22 at 11:12 am

Sheriff appreciative of community's show of support

In light of recent police shootings in Baton Rouge and Dallas, as well as a heated debate being waged nationally over cases of alleged police brutality, to be a law enforcement officer in these times is that much more stressful a duty.Read More...
July 22 at 11:10 am

St. Charles Parish Council to consider tax increase

Without a tax increase, St. Charles Parish Council could be dealing with a projected $550,000 budget shortfall next year.Read More...
July 22 at 11:07 am

Former teacher who confessed to sex with teen accuses him of blackmail

Former Destrehan High School teacher Shelley Dufresne, who pleaded guilty to having sexual relations with a male student in 2014, has accused this same student of bragging about those relations on social media and attempting to blackmail her in return for preferential treatment and better grades. Read More...
July 22 at 11:00 am

United Way Campaign leaders named

Representatives from St. Charles Parish Government, Louisiana Disability Law, and Creative Family Solutions are serving as chairmen for the 2016 United Way of St. Charles Fall Campaign. Read More...
July 22 at 9:31 am

Parishwide Youth Rally will be held July 30

Alpha Daughters of Zion, St. Charles Community Services, St. Charles Sheriff’s Office along with United Way of St. Charles, St. Charles Parish Schools and Blessed To Be
A Blessing will sponsor a parishwide youth rally for kids, adolescents, young adults and parents on July 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read More...
July 22 at 9:29 am

Boutte Christian Academy campers make snack crafts

Boutte Christian Academy campers enjoy making snack crafts at camp. Read More...
July 22 at 9:27 am

St. Charles Museum board members attend Historic New Orleans Collection Soirée fundraiser

St. Charles Museum and Historical Association board members, Elizabeth Claudet and Tony Gullage, accompanied by wife Stephanie, attended the Historic New Orleans Collection Soirée fundraiser at the newly renovated Orpheum Theatre in New Orleans.Read More...
July 22 at 9:24 am

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Marshall

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Marshall the dog.Read More...
July 22 at 9:23 am

An uncanny tale of two DHS custodians

Cynthia Creecy and Wanda Blue had more in common than most people can ever imagine.Read More...
July 22 at 9:21 am

A summer run to be proud of

In the 2016 7U baseball season, the Louisiana Heat of Luling played in 12 USSSA 7uaa tournaments.Read More...
July 22 at 9:16 am

Golf tourney at Fashion to benefit boy's cancer recovery

The Benefit Golf Tournament for Chad Grosch will take place Saturday, Aug. 20 at Fashion Golf and Country Club in Hahnville, with all proceeds going toward the medical expenses of the 10-year-old Grosch, who is in recovery after undergoing stem cell transplant surgery April 27.Read More...
July 22 at 9:14 am

State championship the goal for well-rounded Candies squad

Hahnville High School-based Otto Candies has made state tournament runs before during American Legion season. But while Otto Candies has come close to winning the crown a number of times — at one point, the team placed second, second and third in state over a three year span — it has never quite captured that top spot.Read More...
July 22 at 9:10 am

Longtime clerk of court dies

Longtime St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court Charles Oubre passed away Tuesday morning at the age of 86. Read More...
July 21 at 2:13 pm

South Central Louisiana Technical College registration

Luling – The Paul Maillard Community Development Corp. is holding student registration 2 – 6 p.m. July 19 and 20 at the Paul Maillard Community Development Corp. in the South Central Louisiana Technical College. The organization is driving revitalization of the Paul Maillard Road corridor. Organization Chair Reanda Fields Pierre said they need at least 40 people to register to secure the location.
July 20 at 4:23 pm

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Traveling food bank feeds 450  households a month in the parish
Traveling food bank feeds 450 households a month in the parish
Many in St. Charles Parish don’t have to go hungry thanks to the Second Harvest Food Bank’s Feeding South Louisiana Mobile Food Pantry.