|Principal of the Year took unconventional path to top
July 18, 2014 at 10:27 am
Despite recently being named Louisiana High School Principal of the Year, Hahnville High School Principal Ken Oertling’s life is one that could have gone down a much different path.
|Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Linus”
July 11, 2014 at 10:00 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Linus.
|Book review: “Inherit the Wind”
July 11, 2014 at 9:59 am
Inherit the Wind is a play about a courtroom drama that takes place in 1925. The main characters include a science teacher, Cates, two attorneys, and a pastor.
|Orphaned as a teenager, WWII vet made his own way in life
July 11, 2014 at 9:49 am
Wallace Johnston, 91, is truly a child of a different era. He was orphaned at only 13 years old, dropped out of high school, participated in a work camp and joined the Air Force during World War II – all before the age of 20.
|Book review: “The Pursuit of Mary Bennet”
July 07, 2014 at 12:02 pm
The Pursuit of Mary Bennet, written by Pamela Mingle, tells the story of Mary Bennet, the middle sister in Jane Austen’s famous Bennet family in Pride and Prejudice.
|Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Alice”
July 07, 2014 at 12:01 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Alice.
|Science fair winner
July 07, 2014 at 12:01 pm
Alexis Froeba, an eighth grade student at R.K. Smith Middle School in Luling, won 4th place at the state Science Fair for her project, Jacob’s Ladder.
|Auxillary scholarship winner
July 07, 2014 at 12:00 pm
The River Parishes Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded a scholarship to Kenyetta Smith, a student at Hahnville High School, in the amount of $1,000.
|Catfish Festival Pageant winners
July 07, 2014 at 11:59 am
The Louisiana Catfish Festival recently held their annual Catfish Queen and Baby & Youth Beauty Pageant.
|Local man earns master’s degree from Harvard
July 07, 2014 at 11:58 am
Michael Dwight Sanders Jr., a 2004 graduate of Destrehan High School, earned his master’s degree in government from Harvard University on Thursday, May 29.
|HHS alum graduates from basic training
July 07, 2014 at 11:56 am
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jordan D. Hernandez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
|River Region Chamber celebrates 10 years
July 07, 2014 at 11:54 am
The River Region Chamber of Commerce (RRCC) celebrated 10 years of service to the St. John, St. James and St. Charles Parish businesses Friday, June 20 at the Cypress Lakes Country Club in Destrehan.
|Go nutty for seeds harvested in Des Allemands swamp
July 04, 2014 at 8:00 am
Those fields of lily pads are more than just fish magnets — they’re a source of some of great food. Here’s how one Des Allemands resident takes advantage of the bounty.
|Showcase adoption pet “Amelia”
June 27, 2014 at 9:40 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Amelia.
|St. Charles Parish Hospital hosts school-to-career internships
June 27, 2014 at 9:38 am
Three teacher interns recently went through the school-to-career program at St. Charles Parish Hospital.
|Knights of Columbus donate 1,052 pounds of food to local food pantries
June 27, 2014 at 9:35 am
In a mid-year food drive, the Knights of Columbus 9933 of Holy Family Catholic Church were able to solicit 590 pounds of donated non-perishable foods for the Social Concerns Food Pantry and donated an additional 462 pounds to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
|Looking Back...The George Prince ferry
June 27, 2014 at 9:31 am
I was looking through my father’s old 35mm slides and found this rare photo taken around 1965.
|United Way scholarships
June 20, 2014 at 5:38 pm
United Way of St. Charles recently awarded LIVE UNITED scholarships to eight St. Charles Parish graduating high school seniors.
Norco Elementary School students were recognized for exhibiting “Caring, Friendship...
Girl Scout Cadettes Hailey Dinkins, Catelyn Errington and Margo Matherne in...
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats went 2-2 over last week playing in the Sulpher...
It was a good week for the Hahnville Lady Tigers, who picked up wins against H.L....
• DHS star makes history
• Lady Tigers blank East St. John, 15-0
• Lady Cats rout Central Lafourche in 14-0 shutout
• Tigers beat STM 17-10, but can’t hold on against Barbe, Evangel
• Wildcats rebound from Jesuit loss to knock off Lutcher, 3-0
Cashio’s Food Villa has new name, owner - 3058 views
Marked by an impressive historical mural telling St. Charles Parish’s history, Cashio Food Villa is now part of Destrehan’s story, too.
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