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Kevel Byrd is Luling Elementary’s 2014 Regional Student of the Year, also a District Student winner in St. Charles Parish Kevel Byrd is Luling Elementary’s 2014 Regional Student of the Year, also a District Student winner in St. Charles Parish
July 24 at 12:11 pm
Kevell Byrd of Luling is Luling Elementary School’s 2014 Regional Student of the Year while she’s also still holding the title as a District Student in St. Charles Parish.

Top: Hack No. 1 - A demonstrator uses a can opener to more easily open a blister pack containing headsets. The SCP library isn’t just for kids anymore
July 24 at 11:03 am
In today’s more ingenious, time-managed world, a hack can be one of those tricks or DIYs (do-it-yourselfers) that keep a life functioning smoothly.

FBC of Luling attends Bible Camp FBC of Luling attends Bible Camp
July 17 at 11:45 am
The Youth Ministry of First Baptist Church in Luling recently attended Centrifuge Bible Camp at Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, Tenn.

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Huck Humane Society Pet of the Week: Huck
July 17 at 10:37 am
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Huck the dog.

At right, Debra Rieder, executive director of the newly formed Assistance For Single Parents (AFSP), (center) coordinates Saturday’s giveaway at the East St. Charles Volunteer Fire Department in Destrehan. Dressing for success for school
July 17 at 9:28 am
With five children to dress for school, Christina Moore of Boutte eagerly picked out uniforms Saturday at St. Charles Parish’s first Back To School Uniform Giveaway.

Parish chief administrative officer earns LSU economic developer certification Parish chief administrative officer earns LSU economic developer certification
July 17 at 12:41 am
Buddy Boe has been named a certified Louisiana economic developer by the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business/ Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute – Executive Education, Louisiana Department of Economic Development and the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA).

A child busy at work at one of the activities at the United Way of St. Charles’ first book swap. Below left, a child is choosing a book for some summer reading. Below right, a volunteer is reading to children. More than 2,000 books were swapped at the June 20 event at the UW office in Luling. A new plot twist in summer reading
July 10 at 9:52 am
With more than 2,000 books donated and more than 30 volunteers who helped make it possible, the United Way of St. Charles (UW) is already planning its next book swap.

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Bailey Humane Society Pet of the Week: Bailey
July 10 at 7:01 am
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Bailey the cat.

Hahnville High School teacher retires after 42-1/2 years as an educator Hahnville High School teacher retires after 42-1/2 years as an educator
July 02 at 4:29 pm
Not that long ago a teacher could retire not knowing if he or she had made a difference, but social media changed that for Janet Lorio and it has helped her ease into retirement knowing she’d done just that after 42-1/2 years as an educator.

Girl Scout Silver Award recipients are, left to right, Madison Torres, Jessica Brown, Madalin Costella, Tatum Dugas, and Remi Mato; not pictured Madelyn Williams. Luling Girl Scout Cadettes win Silver Award for nature trail
July 02 at 3:53 pm
Six Girl Scout Cadettes in Luling Troop 21346 created a nature trail and area for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church groups and anyone that wants to experience the outdoors.

UW sends 98 kids to summer camp, awards $30K in scholarships UW sends 98 kids to summer camp, awards $30K in scholarships
July 02 at 3:48 pm
United Way of St. Charles (UW) awarded $30,000 in scholarships to families participating in the St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department Inclusive Summer Day Camp.

FBC’s Bible school takes kids on ‘Journey Off the Map’ FBC’s Bible school takes kids on ‘Journey Off the Map’
June 26 at 9:20 am
First Baptist Church in Luling recently held its annual Vacation Bible School under the direction of Rachel Mire with 180 students age K – 6th grade. Assisting Mire were about 90 workers with church youths and from area churches.

St. John Theatre will perform ‘Annie Get Your Gun’
June 26 at 9:19 am
The St. John Theatre will celebrate its 35th summer season in the historic theater with the production of Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun.”

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” Reviewed by Michael Duvoisin “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” Reviewed by Michael Duvoisin
June 26 at 9:17 am
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, a fiction book, was written by J.K. Rowling. This is the final book in a seven part series, which is set in the present and takes place in the United Kingdom. However, most scenes take place at the school of Hogwarts.

St. Charles Women's Club makes difference, donates thousands St. Charles Women's Club makes difference, donates thousands
June 26 at 9:11 am
By Kristen Higdon

Many nonprofit organizations in the community are feeling the impact of extra funds generously donated to them from the St. Charles Women’s Club.

Harry Hurst students receive Duke U’s Talent Identification Program Award Harry Hurst students receive Duke U’s Talent Identification Program Award
June 19 at 10:33 am
Harry Hurst seventh-grade students Vionnye Alexander, Shelby Easley and Kaitlyn Thompson were chosen by Duke University’s Talent Identification Program and received recognition at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches.

Humane Society Pets of the Week: Tily and Toby Humane Society Pets of the Week: Tily and Toby
June 19 at 10:32 am
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pets are Tiley and Toby.

3 SCP cadets are among Youth Challenge program grads 3 SCP cadets are among Youth Challenge program grads
June 19 at 10:31 am
Jared Bon of St. Rose, Kylie David of Boutte and Joseph Fowler of Des Allemands were among this year’s 250 graduates of the Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program.

Brad Nolan
Brad Nolan
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Brad Nolan, loving husband, devoted father and a good friend to many, passed away on Aug. 9 in Birmingham, Ala. following a tragic swimming accident that he suffered in Gulf Shores, Ala.

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