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(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 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 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 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 at 10:25 am
Students of the month were recently chosen from Norco Elementary.

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

Maya Gauthier Pageant winner
May 22 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 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 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.

Police search for fifth suspect in connection with murder
Police search for fifth suspect in connection with murder
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for Jonah Wetwiski who is facing charges of principal to first-degree murder.