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Lakewood Elementary black history month celebration Lakewood Elementary black history month celebration
March 21 at 10:42 am
Michelle Adkins’s and Lauren Mire’s classes are seen here practicing for the black history program at Lakewood Elementary.

Firefighter of The Year Harley Ford is given a plaque by Fire Chief Todd Sparks. Des Allemands firefighters awarded
March 21 at 10:41 am
The Des Allemands Volunteer Fire Department recently handed out awards to numerous firefighters and fire line and administration officers were announced.

Lane Naquin, Iyanna Curole, Dora Gonzalez and Taylor Champagne. R.J. Vial Elementary team member of the month
March 21 at 10:40 am
Dora Gonzalez, a lunch monitor at R. J. Vial Elementary School, was selected as January’s Team Member of the Month.

Mimosa Park Elementary grandparents' day Mimosa Park Elementary grandparents' day
March 21 at 10:38 am
Charlene Faucheux visited her grandson John Michael Savoie in Christina Palmer’s first grade class at Mimosa Park Elementary in Luling for grandparents' day.

You’ve got to read this! (March 20)
March 21 at 10:35 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mya” This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mya”
March 21 at 10:34 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Mya.

Former “Garden of the Month” as awarded by the La Belle Fleur Garden Club. Local gardeners look to bounce back from brutal winter
March 21 at 10:30 am
After a historically cold winter, local gardeners are preparing for a comeback and are planning their gardens for this spring.

You’ve got to read this! (March 13)
March 14 at 10:51 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

(Front): Calie Frangella, Alyssa Porche and Hannah Bartucci. (Back): Band director Daniel Davis Michael Mollere and Allison Landry. Norco Elementary honor band
March 14 at 10:50 am
Fourth and fifth grade band students from Norco Elementary School were selected by audition to perform in the St. Charles Parish Honor Band concert held on Feb. 27.

Kia B. Gray Boutte native completes basic training
March 14 at 10:45 am
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Kia B. Gray graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

Gifted teacher Julmarria Jackson reads a book as students (L to R) Skyler Dauzat (sitting in chair), Janae Naquin, parent Janelle Vicknair and sibling Carly Vicknair listen intently. Norco Elementary Eagle Night
March 14 at 10:43 am
On Thursday, Feb. 13, Norco Elementary hosted an “Eagle Night” where students and parents visited classrooms on a rotation basis hearing and demonstrating new strategies for learning.

Chelsea This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Chelsea”
March 14 at 10:42 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Chelsea.

Ann Clement, Carolyn Clausing and Claire Olivier. St. Charles Art Guild Artists of the Month
March 14 at 10:39 am
The St. Charles Art Guild met last month at the St. Charles United Methodist Church in Destrehan where Artists of the Month votes were counted and three paintings received first place.

Coleman (far right) is pictured with his family, including wife Ashley and children Louise, Hollis and Harrison, as well as Councilman Terrell Wilson (middle). Coleman donates land for Killona Community Center
March 14 at 10:38 am
The St. Charles Parish Council and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre recently recognized Raymond Coleman, of Memphis, Tenn., for land donations for the greater good of the community of Killona.

Kurt Dempster’s float was named Grand Champion for the 2014 Krewe of Elks of Jefferson Mardi Gras Parade. Des Allemands man named Grand Champion in Mardi Gras parade
March 14 at 10:36 am
After receiving runner-up last year, Des Allemands native Kurt Demspster was determined to win grand champion this year in the Krewe of Elks of Jefferson.

Menard family welcomes twins Max, Madilyn Menard family welcomes twins Max, Madilyn
March 14 at 10:30 am
St. Charles Herald-Guide Publisher Jonathan Menard and wife, Lynda, both of Luling, welcomed twins Max Bennett and Madilyn Blair on Feb. 19.

William Rook served four years in the Navy during World War II as aviation hydraulics specialist. Twin Navy veterans take divergent paths during WWII
March 14 at 10:24 am
The story of 89-year-old Norco resident William Rook is more than a story about an individual, but a study in contrasts and the role fate has in one’s life.

The students above received awards for “Most Improved.” (Sitting L to R) Ava Warren, Ja’Vonte Gray, Marley Huerta, Aaliyah Loupe, Kealey Meyer, Tristan Kultenhouser. Kneeling. (Middle Row L to R) Ra’Nyah Washington, Blaze McNulty, Collin Shields, Cade Vanacor, Zion Triggs. (Standing L to R) Micah Tastet, Seth Tregle, Dale Smith, Jaquan Poole. Des Allemands Elementary students awarded
March 10 at 11:58 am
Numerous Des Alemands Elementary students were awarded at a recent community morning meeting for exhibiting good behavior traits.

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The Spooky Side of St. Charles Parish
The Spooky Side of St. Charles Parish
Mourning widowers, chopped up bodies and a Nazi horse—St. Charles Parish has them...
Kindergarteners hard at work
Kindergarteners hard at work
At Mimosa Park Elementary, the kindergarteners are hard at work....
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The Spooky Side of St. Charles Parish
The Spooky Side of St. Charles Parish
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Mourning widowers, chopped up bodies and a Nazi horse—St. Charles Parish has them all, and some people claim they continue to haunt the living.