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Tate Stumper, Marc Rios and Renee Fogarty. DHS graduates honored at LSU
May 22 at 10:20 am
Destrehan High School 2009 advanced studies graduates Tate Stumper, Marc Rios and Renee Fogarty recently graduated from Louisiana State University with degrees in chemical engineering.

Reiana Brown and Chase Donohue HHS University of Louisiana-Lafayette scholarships
May 22 at 10:19 am
Reiana Brown and Chase Donohue are the 2014 recipients of an endowed scholarship marking the 50th Anniversary of the Hahnville High Class of 1957.

Several local officials gathered around Magnolia Companies president Gary Smith Sr., Sen. Mary Landrieu and Magnolia Companies CEO Glen Smith at a ribbon cutting ceremony dedicating the Magnolia Companies business center to founder Henry Smith. Sen. Landrieu helps dedicate Magnolia Companies business center
May 16 at 3:00 pm
Numerous public officials and community leaders crowded into the lobby of the business center at Magnolia Companies last Friday as it was dedicated to the company’s founder, the late Henry “Buster” Smith.

“Holly” Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Holly” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
May 16 at 2:59 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Holly.

Science teacher Mary Hoffmann stands amidst the cypress trees she and students have readied for planting along Louisiana’s coast. School greenhouse raises, donates cypress trees for coastal rehabilitation efforts
May 15 at 11:56 am
Coastal land loss has long been a problem plaguing Louisiana, and one local teacher is getting involved in trying to keep back the tide.

Melinda Kimball, Annie Minnich, Angelle Babin, Taylor Scyster, Rachel Montet, Misty Schaubhut and Donna Reyes were the Jazzy Jaguar Cheerleaders of R.J. Vial. 4th grader Ethan Stein kept the crowd going as the cheerleaders chanted “A-W-E-S-O-M-E” for the students in the crowd. Elementary school students stage show to inspire those taking LEAP and iLEAP tests
May 09 at 3:23 pm
Prior to administering this year’s LEAP and iLEAP tests, R.J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis held a testing pep rally to get students excited.

(Sitting L-R): Award recipients L. Rhodes, N. Naquin and T. Ryan. (Standing L-R):    D. Scognamillo, R. Allemand, P. Oberoi, D. Warren, B. Blue, J. Kinler-Bellew, K.Giammanco, J. Lendle, D. Bye and K. Smith. Saints Board of Realtors announce 2013 award recipients
May 09 at 3:21 pm
The Saints Board of Realtors (SBR) recently awarded the region’s top realtors at their 2013 Award Gala in Norco.

1st Row (left to right): Ronnie Prevost, Ella Wilkie, Sara Foucha, Sage Hines, Zionne Brady, Cameron Gilboy, Bryson Thomas, Cynsere Griffin, Jake Risinger, Alphonse Richard, and Christopher Whipple. 2nd Row (left to right): Te’Ronz Young, Paige Gibson, Samuel Joyce, Hannah Theriot, Tonya Chaney, Quinn Davis, and Cole Cary. 3 rd Row (left to right): Ashlynn Maise, Karli Bourg, Connor Barney, Alix Bordelon, Francesca Lauriano, Alia Landry, Lindsey Moore, and Brian Dumas. 4th (left to right): Rocke Knights of Columbus free throw competition
May 09 at 3:19 pm
Lakewood Elementary recently hosted a free throw competition sponsored by The Knights of Columbus (KC Council 9933).

Annie “Annie” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
May 09 at 3:19 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Annie.

Vocalists, Arnold Ray Jones, Colette Green DeLeon, Robert Lumar and Diana Solomon belted out Gospel songs in front of a packed crowd in the Gospel Tent at Jazz Fest on Friday, May 2. Boutte gospel group energizes Jazz Fest crowd with inspirational songs
May 09 at 3:12 pm
A St. Charles Parish gospel group put on quite a show at the Jazz Fest Gospel Tent last weekend.

Miss St. Charles Farm Bureau 2014 Lynleigh Angelle’ Landry and Ms. Teen St. Charles Farm Bureau 2014 Kinyson Voges. Miss and Teen St. Charles Farm Bureau 2014
May 02 at 11:47 am
Lynleigh Angelle’ Landry was recently named Miss St. Charles Farm Bureau 2014.

(Front row L-R):  Luke Ferguson, Breianna Bordelon, Abigail Schiff, Alyssa Avocato, Adriana Gilmore. (Back row L to R):  Tyler Boos, Colby Vicknair, Alivia Caples, Reagan Shuff, Shaina Schulin, Morgan Roussel and not pictured Corban Tew. Norco Elementary students of the month
May 02 at 11:46 am
Students of the month were recently selected at Norco Elementary.

Students ad parents participate in a Parent and Child Together workshop that was funded through a River Parishes Education Initiatives grant given to Mimosa Park Elementary. Mimosa Park Elementary awarded education grant
May 02 at 11:45 am
Mimosa Park Elementary was awarded the River Parishes Education Initiatives grant.

Member Carolyn Boyd showed off available prizes. St. Charles Women’s Club TeaCup Auction raises $15K
May 02 at 11:42 am
The St. Charles Women’s Club recently held it’s Annual TeaCup Auction at the Chateau Country Club.

First Grade: Alexandra Bate, Keegan Cantrelle, William Degenhart, Bailey Doolittle, Braden Genius, Emersyn Humphreys, Kassidy LaRousse, Jordon Morales, Sean Roark, Brodie Robinson, Wyatt Rownd, Casie Schwab, Lilian Troxler, Makynzi Williams, and Ebby Zeringue. Second Grade: Tanya Adams, Thomas Adcock, Daniel Bowman, Lily Cesano, Carly Clause Damaine Davis, Alex Doolittle, Cameron Dufrene, Annabelle Farizo, Gracie Foster, Hannah Gillespie, Sarah Green, Cameron Pizani, Journie Prine, and Isabella Mimosa Park Elementary Captain’s Crew
May 02 at 11:41 am
Mimosa Park Elementary Captain’s Crew is a title given to the top fifteen first and second grade students that participate in the library’s reading program.

Luling resident Gelana Stovall enjoys the scenery in Newville, Pennsylvania while serving an 18-month mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Missionary returns to Luling after 18 months
May 02 at 11:36 am
Gelana Stovall returned to Luling earlier this year after serving as a full-time volunteer missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Mission.

You’ve got to read this! (May 1)
May 02 at 11:33 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

A’mya Jordan Children grow plants at East Bank Head Start
May 02 at 11:32 am
Head Start student A’mya Jordan recently planted red beans after learning how to grow plants from seeds from teacher Karen Hebert.

Lifestyles

Santa’s helpers in St. Charles
Santa’s helpers in St. Charles
Beginning in November, the United Way of St. Charles Parish starts taking calls and...
New Sarpy announces Teacher of the Year
New Sarpy announces Teacher of the Year
New Sarpy Elementary announced Mrs. Lauren Celeste Benefield as the 2014-2015 New...

Tacky Christmas sweater run held in Luling Saturday
Tacky Christmas sweater run held in Luling Saturday
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Residents looking to spend some time in the crisp winter air should don their tackiest Christmas sweater and head to Monsanto Park in Luling on Saturday for a 2-mile run that will raise funds to fight human trafficking.