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The United States needed a new coat of paint

The United States of America sprawls wide over the Sacred Heart of Jesus School parking lot freshly repainted because a Norco Boy Scout decided he wanted to give back to his former elementary school.Read More...
August 09 at 10:23 am

St. Rose singer auditions for unique WWII act

When Haley Taylor learned she wasn't chosen for the equivalent of what she called "American Idol 1940s style" with the National WWII Museum, it was okay because what she learned already had her planning for next year's competition.Read More...
August 09 at 10:11 am

Mennonites keeping faith in the bayou country

It was "with a small beginning and lots of faith" when Chester Wenger started the Des Allemands Mennonite Church in 1918 and it's still running on faith 80 years later.Read More...
August 09 at 10:08 am

Council sends Entergy back to drawing board

The St. Charles Parish Council "postponed indefinitely" Gulf South Pipeline's gas compressor station that would be a part of Entergy's $869 million St. Charles Power station in Montz.Read More...
August 09 at 10:06 am

Boy Scout Troop 1101 ‘shadows’ Judge Lauren Lemmon

Members of Boy Scout Troop 1101 recently spent the day at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse shadowing/mentoring with District Judge Lauren Lemmon. Read More...
August 09 at 8:00 am

Uniform giveaway makes the difference for single parents

When Renada Simmons of Luling came to the table at the St. John Parish Public Library, she was handed a bag with contents so important to her family that she was willing to drive to LaPlace to get it.Read More...
August 09 at 8:00 am

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Izzy

This week's St. Charles Humane Society's showcase pet is Izzy.Read More...
August 09 at 8:00 am

Magnolia Cos.donates to State Troopers Association

Glen Smith and Gary Smith, Sr. of The Magnolia Companies of LA presented to the Louisiana State Troopers Association (LSTA) a monetary donation in support of their LSTA Annual Statewide Convention.Read More...
August 09 at 8:00 am

Lightning strikes!

The St. Charles Lady Lightning 9-10 year old youth softball team display their league championship trophies. Read More...
August 09 at 8:00 am

Ladycats retool this summer under new coach, after dream season

The Destrehan Ladycats basketball team has enjoyed the decorated run of any basketball team in St. Charles Parish history, capping an undefeated season with a victory in last season's Class 5A state championship game. Read More...
August 09 at 8:00 am

Jesuit, St. Charles Catholic among notable Destrehan challenges

When it comes to Destrehan's 2017 football schedule, it's the simple things that Wildcats' coach Stephen Robicheaux enjoys most about its construction.Read More...
August 09 at 8:00 am

Book buzz

Sharon Parker of Penguin Random House publishing will be at the library on Aug. 8 with the inside scoop on upcoming releases as well as a free book bag and book sampler. She will be at the East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Dr., Destrehan, at 10 a.m. and the West Regional Library, 105 Lakewood Dr. in Luling, at 6 p.m. For more information, call Lauren Pitz at (985) 764-9643.Read More...
August 08 at 9:45 am

American Legion

The Friloux-Robinson American Legion Post 509 is inviting new and returning members to a meeting at 5 - 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the hall in Ama. The meeting is aimed at reviving membership and inviting input on projects. The meeting also will serve as a fund drive. For more information, call ARead More...
August 08 at 9:44 am

Deepwater Horizon discussion

East Regional Library, 160 West Campus Drive, Destrehan will host a viewing of a Planet Earth documentary on the oil spill, as well as a discussion of the efforts of the Coastal Waters Consortium to study the effects of the oil on the environment. A panel of CWC researchers, including Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Louisiana State University representatives, will join the viewing and discussion. The discussion is 6:30 - 8 p.m. Aug. 7. For more information, call Lauren Pitz at (985) 764-9643.Read More...
August 07 at 9:45 am

FBI seeking fugitive with connections to Destrehan, Laplace

Dillon Arnez Davis is wanted in connection with the Aug. 2 robbery of Chase Bank at 3540 Williams Blvd., Kenner.Read More...
August 06 at 4:47 pm

Tax holiday

The St. Charles Parish Sale and Use Tax Office announced today a parishwide sales tax holiday for residents on August 4-5. Direct questions to the Sales Tax Office at (985) 785-3125.Read More...
August 05 at 3:55 pm

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