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“Bark After Dark” fundraiser

LAPLACE – Riverlands Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ annual Bark after Dark fundraiser will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Petra, located at 1036 W. Airline Highway in LaPlace. Read More...
September 27, 2014 at 7:00 pm
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Destrehan High School senior Saturday

DESTREHAN – Destrehan High School will hold its annual senior Saturday at the high school on Sept. 27 beginning at 9 a.m. Read More...
September 27, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Smart driver course

LULING – New Life Community Church in Luling will host an AARP Smart Driver Course on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a cost of $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Read More...
September 27, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Free clothing giveaway

LULING – A free clothing giveaway will be held at Truth of Grace Outreach Ministries on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Read More...
September 27, 2014 at 7:30 am
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Chamber of Commerce annual golf tournament

DESTREHAN – The River Region Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Annual Golf Tournament (Benefiting Continuing Education and YEA! Young Entrepreneur Academy) on Friday, Sept. 26 at Cypress Lakes Country Club in Destrehan. Read More...
September 26, 2014 at 6:00 am
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35th annual Alligator Festival

LULING – The 35th annual Alligator Festival will be held Thursday, Sept. 25 through Sunday, Sept. 28. Read More...
September 25, 2014 at 7:00 pm
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Learn home remedies and history at presentation

LAPLACE – African-American home remedies will be discussed at the next German-Acadian Coast Historical and Genealogical Society meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23.Read More...
September 23, 2014 at 7:00 pm
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St. John the Baptist Catholic Church family day

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will hold its annual Family Day on Sunday, Sept. 21. Read More...
September 21, 2014 at 12:00 pm
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Biblical prophecy event

BOUTTE – CJF Ministries representative Michelle Beadle will address biblical prophecy in a presentation at Life Church on Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. Read More...
September 21, 2014 at 10:00 am
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2nd Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair

DESTREHAN – A health and wellness fair featuring free health screenings, dental checks plus free food and drinks, prizes and kid activities will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Word of Deliverance Outreach Ministry at 13562 River Road in Destrehan. Read More...
September 20, 2014 at 11:00 am
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Hazard mitigation plan meeting

HAHNVILLE – Residents are invited to provide input on the parish’s Hazard Mitigation Plan meeting to be held at 10 a.m. at the St. Charles Emergency Operations Center located at 15026 River Road in Hahnville.Read More...
September 16, 2014 at 10:00 am
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Greater Mount Calvary Church expands to the River Parish area

Pastor Terry Gullage, Sr. and Greater Mount Calvary Church of Marrero announces the opening of a new location – The Greater Mount Calvary River Center, located at 1001 Paul Maillard Rd. in Luling.Read More...
September 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm
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Regional aquatics invitational

LULING – A regional aquatics invitational will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Ellington Swim & Fitness Club located at 207 Angus Drive in Luling. Read More...
September 13, 2014 at 10:00 am
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Business opening ribbon cutting

BOUTTE – A ribbon cutting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to noon for Immaculate Tax Solutions LLC located at 13202 Highway 90 Suite C in Boutte. Read More...
September 11, 2014 at 11:00 am
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Benefit for veterans featuring trumpeter Kermit Ruffins

HAHNVILLE – On Thursday, Sept. 11 from 9 until 11 a.m., Veterans Housing Outreach Ministries will be hosting a 9/11 Outdoor Benefit for homeless, hungry, disabled and senior veterans through the Wounded Heroes Housing Project featuring American jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins.Read More...
September 11, 2014 at 9:00 am
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HHS Touchdown Club special guest

BOUTTE – Christian Garic, Saints sideline reporter WWL Radio, will speak on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Hahnville High School Touchdown Club a 6 p.m. located in the cafeteria at Hahnville High School at 200 Tiger Drive in Boutte. Read More...
September 09, 2014 at 6:00 pm
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Sheriff’s Office, parish help make parades roll
Sheriff’s Office, parish help make parades roll
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While Mardi Gras is a tradition like no other, the fact that the festivities date back for years doesn’t mean anything flies on autopilot — when talking about such large gatherings, much preparation is necessary behind the scenes to make everything run smoothly.