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Marcy “Marcy” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
May 30, 2014 at 12:12 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Marcy.

Hahnville Class of 2014 Valedictorian Derek Walker Valedictorian speech wows Hahnville crowd
May 30, 2014 at 12:07 pm
On graduation day, Friday, May 16, Hahnville High School Valedictorian Derek Walker received a standing ovation for a speech he gave to the graduating class of 2014.
Below is the speech in its entirety, which he dedicated to his grandfather Lawrence Baudouin Sr. who passed away on Friday, April 25.

Rochelle Fahrig and her son Sebastian show off one of the family’s young chickens. Backyard chickens come home to roost as trend takes off
May 30, 2014 at 12:04 pm
Across the nation, several people have latched onto the trend of backyard chicken farming and increasingly more and more St. Charles Parish residents are doing so as well.

(Left) Cecil Folse, of Des Allemands, won the gold medal in structural welding and also took him the safety award. (Right) 2014 Hahnville graduate Nathan Sutton won the bronze in structural welding. Local welders take medals at national championship
May 23, 2014 at 8:00 am
After coming in first in the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. regional welding competition last month, Cecil Folse did not know if he could make it to the National Craft Championships held on May 2 in Birmingham, Ala.

Applicants sought for the Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship
May 22, 2014 at 10:31 am
College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship.

Colby Vicknair, Marilyn Glore, Emma Rome, Taylor Donaldson and teacher/parent Christy Donaldson. Cake bingo
May 22, 2014 at 10:30 am
Family fun filled the air at Norco Elementary’s annual cake bingo held in the school cafeteria.

(L-R) Vocalist of the Year Camille Alack, Director Karl Harrod, nominee John Radcliffe and nominee Kiersten McPherson
Harry Hurst choir vocalist of the year
May 22, 2014 at 10:29 am
Camille Alack has been named the Harry Hurst Middle School Choir Vocalist of the Year Award.

Claudette Breaux Book review: “The Bell Jar”
May 22, 2014 at 10:27 am
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath is often regarded as a classic piece of literature.

(Front row L-R) Avery Lagarde, Brady Napolitano, Arden Hales, Ava Levin, Brianna Williams, and James Vignes.  (Back row L-R) Mallory Gitz, Malik Jefferson, Ella Schweitzer, Joshua Naquin, Drexler Burgess and Emma Cazentre. New Sarpy library reading award winners
May 22, 2014 at 10:26 am
New Sarpy Elementary Library has announced the winners for their recent reading program, “Rock ‘n’ Read!”

(Front row L-R): Victoria Schick, Dylan Geissler, Owen Weber, Lauren Dugas, Alexis Bonstaff and Anaya Simpson. (Back row L-R):  Alexis Foret, Caleb Bagwell, Brennan Lawrence, Nathan Higdon, Carson Whitfield and Raquel Perry. Students of the month
May 22, 2014 at 10:25 am
Students of the month were recently chosen from Norco Elementary.

Cutie “Cutie” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
May 22, 2014 at 10:24 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Cutie.

Maya Gauthier Pageant winner
May 22, 2014 at 10:23 am
Maya Gauthier, a freshman at Southeastern University in Hammond was recently crowned Miss Krimson and Kreme.

You’ve got to read this! (May 22)
May 22, 2014 at 10:21 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Tate Stumper, Marc Rios and Renee Fogarty. DHS graduates honored at LSU
May 22, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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.

Crime in St. Charles Parish falls to 18-year low
Crime in St. Charles Parish falls to 18-year low
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Crime in St. Charles Parish hit an 18-year low in 2014 due to huge drops in the number of reported robberies, assaults, burglaries and thefts.