|Stop the violence summit
May 16 at 12:30 pm
NORCO - The first Stop the Violence Summit will be held at the American Legion Hall, located at 424 Clayton St. in Norco, on Saturday, May 25.
|Song and meditation with choir
May 16 at 12:30 pm
DESTREHAN -Come enjoy an evening of song and meditation presented by the Community Chorus of the River Parishes on Sunday, May 26 at 7 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.
|Weapons safety course
May 16 at 12:29 pm
KILLONA - The St. Charles Sheriff’s Office will host a weapons safety class for the general public on Saturday, May 25 beginning at 8 a.m.
|Rabies vaccine day
May 16 at 12:28 pm
LULING/DESTREHAN - Rabies Vaccine Day will be held May 19 at both the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling and the East Bank Bridge Park in Destrehan.
|Hahnville High School graduation
May 16 at 12:27 pm
WESTWEGO - Hahnville High School’s class of 2013 graduation will be held on Friday, May 17 at 6 p.m.
The event will take place at the Alario Center at 2000 Segnette Blvd. in Westwego.
|Des Allemands Volunteer Fire Department dance
May 16 at 12:27 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - The Des Allemands Volunteer Fire Department will host a youth dance on Thursday, May 18 from 7-11 p.m.
|Boutte Christian Academy offering scholarships
May 16 at 12:26 pm
BOUTTE - Qualifying parents can register their 4-year-olds for a chance at free placement in private school pre-kindergarten programs for the upcoming school year.
|Head Start and 4-year-old preschool program
May 16 at 12:25 pm
PARISHWIDE - Applications for the 2013-2014 St. Charles Parish Public Schools Head Start and 4-year-old preschool programs are now available.
|Destrehan High School graduation
May 16 at 12:24 pm
DESTREHAN - Destrehan High School’s class of 2013 graduation will be held on Thursday, May 16 at 7 p.m.
The event will take place at the Pontchartrain Center located at 4545 Williams Blvd. in Kenner.
|Civilian handgun days
May 16 at 12:23 pm
KILLONA - St. Charles Parish handgun owners will be able to practice their skills at the Sheriff’s Office’s firing range behind the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center on Highway 3127. The range will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18.
|You’ve got to read this!
May 16 at 12:21 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.
May 16 at 12:15 pm
Harry J. Morel Sr., 94, passed away on May 12.
May 16 at 12:14 pm
Richard Anthony Gaubert, 78, a native and resident of Luling, passed away peacefully with his loving wife of 52 years, Dianne Poche’, by his side.
May 16 at 12:12 pm
Nora Tregle Cortez, 61, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Tuesday, May 7 at 9:35 p.m. in Luling.
|Arrests (May 16)
May 16 at 12:11 pm
•Rafael E. Neives, 28, of 105 Farman St. in Westwego, was arrested on May 7 and charged with cruelty to animals and simple criminal damage.
|Gunfire hits close to home
May 16 at 11:58 am
It was a horrifying sight to see some 19 people gunned down while watching a second line march on Mother’s Day.
|We need to stop the election madness
May 16 at 11:57 am
It seems every few weeks there is an election in Louisiana. Whether it is a special election or a school board wants to pass a tax issue, voters are being overloaded with too many elections.
|Economy of southeast Louisiana set to grow in several directions
May 16 at 11:56 am
Southeast Louisiana could soon be one of the most productive metropolitan areas in the country.
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