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St. Joseph altars offer opportunity for gratitude, prayers St. Joseph altars offer opportunity for gratitude, prayers
March 13 at 12:57 pm
St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands will have the altar for viewing and serving food from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the church at 17292, La. Highway 631. Viewing only will continue until 2:30 p.m.

Norco students honored for caring, friendship in February
March 13 at 12:01 pm
Norco Elementary School students were recognized for exhibiting “Caring, Friendship and Tolerance” for February.

S.C. Parish summer camp registration is underway S.C. Parish summer camp registration is underway
March 13 at 11:55 am
The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation is taking applications for its 2015 Inclusive Summer Day Camp.

Students participating in  LSU residence program Students participating in LSU residence program
March 13 at 11:47 am
Brad Frazier, an LSU College of Agriculture freshman from St. Rose, scoops a small alligator out of a holding tank at the LSU AgCenter Aquaculture Station.

Senior Ashlyn Frahm with school Principle Stephen Weber Destrehan student named finalists in National Achievement program
March 06 at 1:42 pm
Ashlyn Frahm was recently announced as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship program.

Local FastSigns receives Rookie of the Year award Local FastSigns receives Rookie of the Year award
March 06 at 1:20 pm
Local signs and visual graphics provider FastSigns of St. Charles has been named Co-brand Rookie of the Year at the 2015 FastSigns International Convention, recently held in Dallas, Texas.

HHS gets ExxonMobil Educational grant HHS gets ExxonMobil Educational grant
March 06 at 1:10 pm
ance grant. Funded by the ExxonMobil Corp., the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance program is designed to provide Exxon retailers like Champion’s No. 50 with an opportunity to invest in the future of their communities through educational grants to neighborhood schools. From left are HHS Principal Ken Oertling and Exxon representative Karen Brown.

Satellite Center becomes its own major production Satellite Center becomes its own major production
March 06 at 12:56 pm
With the cameras rolling for “Inside SCSO,” the Satellite Center’s mission of “Building A Better You” is becoming its own major production.

Marlin Humane Society Pet of the Week: Marlin
February 27 at 2:39 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Marlin, a three-month-old orange male tabby kitten.

Mr. Peanut waves to parade attendees and accepts donations at the 2015 Krewe of Lul parade. 22nd peanut butter drive sets record for donations
February 27 at 2:31 pm
This year’s annual Krewe of Lul and Krewe of Des Allemands parades saw St. Charles Parish Hospital celebrate the 22nd Anniversary of its annual Peanut Butter Collection Drive.

Speaking for the children Speaking for the children
February 27 at 2:16 pm
Most nonprofits would, in a perfect world, want to pay their volunteers. But for Louisiana’s Child Advocacy Services, being unpaid is, in fact, a key part of the job.

From left to right: Emaje Vinnet, Destrehan High School Principal Stephen G. Weber, and Maddie Taliancich DHS students receive national honor
February 20 at 1:57 pm
Destrehan High School Freshmen students Emaje Vinnet (left) and Maddie Taliancich.

Students at Lakewood Elementary march in a second line at a concert Thursday, Feb. 12 with Luling-based musician Tony Gullage. The performance was sponsored by the Jazz Foundation of America. Packing the House
February 20 at 1:53 pm
Romania is a long way from Lakewood Elementary, but the roaring crowd in the school gymnasium seems no less enthusiastic than crown Princess Margareta.

Hurschel Burleigh 2015 Krewe of Lul Grand Marshal
February 13 at 12:29 pm
At 90 years old, the Krewe of Lul’s grand marshal can be hard to catch up with. Between going to the fitness center three times a week, volunteering within the community and continuing his late wife’s business, Hurschel Burleigh doesn’t have much time to talk about his role in Mardi Gras.

From left: Linda Brien and Barbara Matherne. 2015 Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshals
February 13 at 12:26 pm

When you see the Krewe of Des Allemands grand marshal, you might think you’re seeing double. But, in fact, this year’s honoree is two people.

Top, from left: Krewe of Lul queen Nora Dupont and king Robert Dupont Sr.

Bottom, from left: Krewe of Des Allemands king Robert Mahan and queen Berdie Mahan. 2015 Mardi Gras Royalty
February 13 at 12:17 pm
While the world is hearing about Rex, Zulu and Muses, St. Charles is preparing for its own Mardi Gras revelry. Set to roll on Feb. 14 and 15, respectively, the Krewes of Lul and Des Allemands have selected their royalty.

Kelsey Matthews A new face at United Way
February 06 at 12:34 pm
The United Way welcomed Kelsey Matthews as its new volunteer coordinator.

Top picture, from left to right: Marigny Cortez, Caroline Genius, Savannah Kornegay, LaSean Salmon, Madison Torres, Kayla Champagne, Madelyn Williams and Laura Broussard

Bottom picture, front row, from left to right: Taylor Champagne, Abby Matherne, Ellie Hymel, Gabrielle LeBlanc, and Mandy Mire.

Bottom picture, back row, from left to right: Hannah Riddick, Martalisa Fischer, Isabella Treuting, Serenity Boyle not pictured is Marley Cortez and Faith Hill. 18 J.B. Martin students selected for honor choir
February 06 at 12:22 pm
Eighteen students from J. B. Martin Middle School’s Cougar Choir were selected to participate in the District VII Honor Choir this season.

St. Charles Parish residents shocked that former DHS teacher will avoid jail
St. Charles Parish residents shocked that former DHS teacher will avoid jail
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“Disgusting! This is a proven case of ‘who you are and the pull you have with the system!’” Shannon Pugh Polizzi said of Shelley Dufresne’s plea agreement that avoided jail time and having to register as a sex offender.