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$10,000 Promapalooza after-prom party all fun and games

Nearly 500 students combined from Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools attended their school’s respective Promapalooza event, enjoying the fun — and more importantly, safe — after prom alternative provided to senior students. Read More...
October 05 at 9:43 pm
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METRO offers refuge, help to survivors of abuse

Established in 1986, Metro Centers for Community Advocacy˛ (METRO) offers a helping hand and guiding light for victims of domestic violence. Read More...
October 05 at 9:42 pm
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Youth Empowerment Program delivers through mentorship

For someone to reach their fullest potential, sometimes it takes just a little bit of steering in the right direction.Read More...
October 05 at 9:40 pm
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Creative Family Solutions empowers, nurtures clients

The mission for Creative Family Solutions never changes.Read More...
October 05 at 9:39 pm
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4-H produces leaders for the real world

The 4-H Club seeks to help mold young people into the leaders of tomorrow through its Youth Development Program. Ra’Janae Morris fits the bill.Read More...
October 05 at 9:35 pm
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CAS counselors intervene to help abuse victims

Marcy Willett has always had a passion for helping people, particularly children. Read More...
October 05 at 9:34 pm
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Council on Aging provides ‘Under 60 Transportation’

Claude Taplette has used St. Charles Council on Aging’s transportation for nearly eight years.Read More...
October 05 at 4:19 pm
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Justice Center sees increasing case load as more people learn about services

Only six months after the Access to Justice Center opened last year in St. Charles Parish, the numbers already showed there was a clear need for low to no-cost legal services.Read More...
October 05 at 4:17 pm
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Destrehan student’s passion helps deal with rare disease

Being diagnosed with a rare condition called POTS six months after having mononucleosis nearly stopped Lianne Keller from dancing, but she soon discovered her passion was also her salvation.Read More...
October 05 at 4:14 pm
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VOA ramps help seniors age in place at home

Marsha Collins simply couldn’t stop praising the Volunteers of America of Greater New Orleans (VOA) for building the ramp that helps her and husband continue to live at home.Read More...
October 05 at 4:11 pm
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Girl Scouts is going high-tech with new S.T.E.M. badges

Christy Crotwell’s little girl had been so involved in Boy Scouts with her brother that she announced when she got big she wanted to sell cookies like her brother sold popcorn.Read More...
October 05 at 4:07 pm
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Unique program lowers number of former inmates returning to jail

Project Transition is an 11-week pre-release program made possible with funding from the United Way of St. Charles. Read More...
October 05 at 4:04 pm
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New Red Cross office brings more services to St. Charles

Few emergency aid organizations are as recognized as the American Red Cross, which makes it even better news that it has opened an office in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
October 05 at 4:01 pm
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Scouts help guide boys in life

Seven years after his young son completed Boy Scouts, Gary Dolese is still serving as a scoutmaster because of the difference he’s seen it make in these boys’ lives.Read More...
October 05 at 3:58 pm
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Arc’s summer camp enhances lives of the disabled

For Renata Rafiel of Boutte, there was just no doubt about what Arc of St. Charles’ summer camp meant to her daughter.Read More...
October 05 at 3:54 pm
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Wildcats topple Tigers in four

Hahnville has had Destrehan's number in volleyball for the past few seasons, but on Tuesday night, the Wildcats put their improvement on display by downing their archrivals three games to one, 20-25, 25-20, 25-18 and 25-17. Read More...
October 05 at 3:43 pm
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Handyman Crew use skills to help community
Handyman Crew use skills to help community
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The Handyman Crew was a retired concept at Destrehan High School until 2015, and since it’s been resurrected, several members of the community are finding their lives just a little bit easier day-to-day.