Alyssa Moreau, Ana Rosado, Sarah Benoit, Jha’Quan Jackson, Erica Rodriguez, and Madison Marcel. Social contract acceptance
September 19, 2014 at 1:33 pm
During a recent assembly, Tiger time representatives at R.K. Smith Middle School presented the 2014-2015 Social Contract that addresses the agreement of societal cooperation amongst the school’s student population.

Destrehan High School principal Stephen Weber with National Merit Semifinalist Ashlyn Frahm. National merit semifinalist announced
September 19, 2014 at 1:31 pm
Destrehan High School has announced that Ashlyn Frahm is a National Merit Semifinalist.

Raymond K. Smith sixth graders, (kneeling) DaJan Parker, (standing left to right) Skylar Bowman, Krislyn Hebert, Amari Jack, La’Neesha Isaac and Jordyn Taylor pose for a picture at the Back to School Dance which was sponsored by  student council.  R.K. Smith Back to School Bash
September 19, 2014 at 1:27 pm
R.K. Smith Middle School recently held it’s first annual Back to School Bash. Over 300 family members, students, community members, and faculty attended.

Moet Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Moet”
September 19, 2014 at 1:25 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Moet.

First Baptist Church of Paradis after its founding in 1859. Local church celebrates 155 years
September 19, 2014 at 1:13 pm
The First Baptist Church of Paradis is celebrating 155 years in operation this year and Pastor Lionel Mason and the First Baptist Church of Paradis will celebrate the anniversary Sunday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. Pastor John Dillon of The Body of Christ Fellowship Church of Metairie will speak.

Alex Pittman Book review: “The Warrior’s Heart”
September 19, 2014 at 1:10 pm
In his best-selling book, The Warrior’s Heart, Eric Greitens describes his journey becoming and being a Navy SEAL.

Student gives back to school Student gives back to school
September 19, 2014 at 1:04 pm
Former Luling Elementary and current R.K. Smith student Kevell Byrd donated $100 to the Luling school’s 4-H Club, where she was the 2013-14 President, as well as $100 to Beta Club that will enable both clubs to support a medical cause of their choice this school year.

The ARC of St. Charles greenhouse was pretty much abandoned before Rene’ Schmit and the River Regions Master Gardners took it over and revitalized it. Greenhouse goes from disused shell to key part of local food economy
September 19, 2014 at 12:58 pm
The greenhouse at the ARC of St. Charles is a multifunctional building that provides offseason tomatoes for local farmers’ markets and grocery stores while serving as an educational facility for local students, but it was not always this way.

Scouts in Boy Scout Troop 370, based out of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Luling, practice their rifle skills at a shooting range. The rifle shooting merit badge is just one of 126 scouts can earn. Number of Eagle Scouts in St. Charles Parish double national average
September 12, 2014 at 8:00 am
The list of Eagle Scouts who have risen to high places is a long one.

Family Movie Night
September 11, 2014 at 5:00 pm
LULING – A feature film and free popcorn will provide an evening of entertainment for the whole family beginning at 5 p.m. at the West Regional Library located at 105 Lakewood Drive in Luling.

You’ve got to read this! (Sept. 4)
September 05, 2014 at 6:07 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

(Kneeling L-R) Wesley Zafirau, 1st grade,  and Corinn Witt, 2nd grade. (Seated on the sofa with Principal Marsha Walters  L-R) Marely Huerta, 1st grade and Khia Hydell, 1st grade.  Standing: Claire Naquin, 2nd grade, Erik Huerta, 1st grade, Avery Oertling, 1st grade, Krista Smith, 2nd grade, Tylen Kalili, 2nd grade, Addison Lemoine, 1st grade, Marcel Myles, 2nd grade, and Alyssa Rivers, 1st grade.   First day of school at Allemands Elementary
September 05, 2014 at 6:04 pm
Marsha Walters, principal of Allemands Elementary School, was excited for the first day of school and took pleasure in welcoming back several of her students.

Merlin Edler II, Rusty Mills and Joe Lopez. Knights of Columbus awards ceremony
September 05, 2014 at 6:01 pm
Rusty Mills presented the August Family of the Month award to Merlin Edler II and the August Knight of the Month and Shining Armor award to Joe Lopez.

Noah Arevalo, Liana Webre and Alana Batte R. J. Vial has character
September 05, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Students were recently chosen for the character link traits at R.J. Vial Elementary School.

Boo Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Boo”
September 05, 2014 at 5:59 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Boo.

Church volunteer Melanie Fontenot, pictured here with Luling Elementary principal Vanessa Terry. Church holds fundraiser for local elementary school
September 05, 2014 at 5:57 pm
New Life Community Church, the joint ministry of Luling United Methodist & First Union Presbyterian, recently sponsored a “pencil drive” for Luling Elementary School.

Carissa Lavin Book review: “The Face on the Milk Carton”
September 05, 2014 at 5:56 pm
In The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney, Janie’s life is turned upside down when she recognizes one of the faces on the back of a milk carton as her own from when she was a little girl.

(Right)  Madelyn Cooper and Morgan Landry. Lakewood Elementary 4th graders get math lesson
September 05, 2014 at 5:55 pm
Students in Mindy Baudouin’s fourth grade math class at Lakewood Elementary School have been studying place value.
In a recent lesson on rounding, the students used a vertical number line to round multi-digit whole numbers.

Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer
Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer
Becky Savage recently received a dose of amazing news when doctors informed the Luling resident that she was officially cancer-free. Savage was diagnosed with breast cancer on Dec. 15, 2014, and has been undergoing intense treatment ever since.