Lifestyles




St. Charles Parish Hospital holds annual pre-sports physicals
August 22 at 10:06 am
St. Charles Parish Hospital provided pre-sports physicals for nearly 200 students of the middle schools in St. Charles Parish on Saturday, Aug. 9.

Jessica Becnel Book review: “Delirium”
August 22 at 10:05 am
Delirium by Lauren Oliver tells the story of a girl named Lena and her struggle in the dystopian society characterized by a lack of love.

Brody Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Brody””
August 22 at 10:04 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Brody.

Dow provides $75K grant for technical college Dow provides $75K grant for technical college
August 22 at 10:03 am
South Central Louisiana Technical College received a donation from DOW in the amount of $75,000 for the college’s expansion project.

Louis Lowe Jr. Cox inspirational hero
August 22 at 10:02 am
St. Rose Elementary student Louis Lowe Jr. is a 2nd grader who was chosen as the Cox Inspirational Hero at the end of last school year.

Ballet performs at nursing home Ballet performs at nursing home
August 22 at 10:00 am
River Region Ballet continues performed for the residents of Luling Living Center and Ormond Nursing and Care Center on Saturday, July 26.

You’ve got to read this! (Aug. 21)
August 22 at 9:58 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Isabella Distefano, Cara Frangella, Ella Matherne, Abby Matherne, Taylor Champagne, Kate Faucheux and Clare Kluttz. Children get acting bug at River Region Drama theatre workshop
August 22 at 9:57 am
This summer, the River Region Drama Guild’s Children’s Summer Theatre Workshop presented “I Believe in Make Believe”.

Vacation bible school participants Thomas Adcock, Emily Adcock, Isabella Ricks, Sarah Green and Preston Matthews present a check for the Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home to Doug Hall, Development Officer, during the morning worship service on Sunday, June 29. “Workshop of Wonders” raises $600 for children’s non-profit
August 22 at 9:50 am
New Life Community Church, the joint ministry of Luling United Methodist and First Union Presbyterian, hosted Cokesbury’s Workshop of Wonders vacation bible school from June 23 through 27 and had approximately 125 children and volunteers in attendance each night.

Special pet adoptions offered throughout month of August
August 22 at 9:44 am
METAIRIE – The St. Charles Humane Society has a special discount this month on all cats for $40 who are available for adoption at Petsmart located at 6851 Veterans Highway in Metairie.

When Destrehan senior Bailey Lanier takes the football field this fall it will be in two capacities, that of a marching band drummer and as the team’s starting punter. Drummer’s pregame routine lands him starting role on football team
August 22 at 9:33 am
Bailey Lanier is a big guy.

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies searched the Mississippi River the body of James Sierra III until it was discovered in Jefferson Parish this afternoon. Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
August 21 at 3:17 pm
The body of a man who is believed to have jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling early Sunday morning has been found in Jefferson Parish.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission open house
August 20 at 4:00 pm
HAHNVILLE – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding its annual assessment meeting of the Waterford 3 nuclear reactor on Wednesday, Aug. 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Emergency Operation Center located at 15026 River Road in Hahnville.

Wetlands youth summit
August 20 at 8:00 am
LULING – The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of the River Parishes will sponsor an informational session on emergency preparedness from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling.

Sheriff’s Office still searching for body of Hahnville grad who jumped off bridge Sheriff’s Office still searching for body of Hahnville grad who jumped off bridge
August 18 at 11:26 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is still looking for the body of a man who jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling early Sunday morning.

Spaghetti luncheon and auction fundraiser for Lou Gehrig’s Disease patient
August 17 at 11:00 am
METAIRIE – A spaghetti Luncheon and auction to benefit local Lou Gehrig’s Disease patient Patty Hoffman will be held at 6600 Kawanee Avenue in Metairie on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wade Hammond in concert Wade Hammond in concert
August 17 at 10:45 am
BOUTTE – Award winning Christian recording artist Wade Hammond will hold a concert at the West St. Charles Baptist Church on Aug. 17 at 10:45 a.m.

Learn how to hunt at hunter education field day classes
August 16 at 9:00 am
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is teaching a field day only hunter education class on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Zeus moves ahead with parade plans
Zeus moves ahead with parade plans
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Signs supporting the Krewe of Zeus’ plans to parade through Ormond Boulevard in February have popped up across Destrehan, and the krewe plans to hold a public meeting in order to alleviate any concerns residents may have about the proposed route.