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Sheriff’s annual Easter luncheon
April 08 at 11:00 am
DESTREHAN – Sheriff Greg Champagne will be holding his Annual Senior Citizens Easter Luncheon on Tuesday, April 8.

Disabled prom
April 06 at 6:00 pm
LULING – The St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Arc of St. Charles, will present a prom for citizens living with developmental or physical disabilities from 6 until 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 6.

St. Charles Parish Rabies Run
April 06 at 11:55 am
PARISHWIDE – Annual rabies vaccines will be available on Sunday, April 6 at both the West and East Bank Bridge Parks. The vaccinations are $10 for dogs and cats.

2nd annual Promapalooza
April 06 at 1:30 am
DESTREHAN – Destrehan High School will host its second annual Promapalooza on Sunday, April 6 immediately after prom from 1:30 to 4 a.m.

Free burial and cemetery benefits fundraiser
April 05 at 11:54 am
HAHNVILLE – Veterans Housing Outreach Ministries is holding a weekly burial and cemetery benefit on Saturdays during April and May. The dates are April 5, 12, 19, 26 and May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31.

Oldies But Goodies “Blast from the Past”
April 04 at 8:00 pm
DESTREHAN – The Oldies But Goodies is hosting the 3rd annual “Blast From The Past” event on Friday, April 4 beginning at 8 p.m.

9th annual Satellite Center Video and Animation Festival
April 04 at 4:00 pm
DESTREHAN – The ninth annual Satellite Center Video and Animation Festival (SCVAF) will be held on Friday, April 4.

Trooper This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Trooper”
April 04 at 11:52 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Trooper.

Jayven Brown and Cory Carrier. St. Charles Borromeo students receive new technology through DOW grant
April 04 at 11:51 am
Eighth grade students at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan recently completed a “Need Energy” lab with the school’s Learn Pads.

New Quilting Fans officers are, left to right: Cheryl Guarino of Montz, treasurer; Brenda Squatrito of St. Rose, secretary and Loretta Webre of Laplace, president. Quilting Fans officers named
April 04 at 11:50 am
The Quilting Fans clubs recently announced 2014 officer.

Abby Christen, Trevious Jakab, Luca Busalacchi, Landon Baudoin, and Jacques Dufrene. Back row left to right are: Lyrren Mwaghore, Gavin Turner, Cade Mataya, David Baudry, David Broussard and Conrad Allemand, not pictured is Caitlyn Cancienne. J.B. Martin students awarded at regional science fair
April 04 at 11:48 am
J. B. Martin was recently represented at the Regional 10 Jr. Level Science and Engineering Fair held on the campus of Nicholls State University.

Students pictured racing are Osni Leal-Munoz, Bismel Sulari, Joshua Walther, Sophia Goenaga- Espinoza, Joclyn Rivas, Karma Jones, A’Jah Sanchez and Reese Ricca. Students in the back watching the race are Alaiah Armstrong, Robyn Thomas, Skilyn Navas Calderon, Jayden Zeringue and Jaden Richardson. St. Rose Elementary students tour Destrehan Plantation
April 04 at 11:46 am
St. Rose Elementary students in Richard Weerts’ 3rd grade class visited the Destrehan Plantation.

(L-R) Scott Abate, Trey Gaudet, Jamie Krebs, and Laiba Iqbal simulate chemical weathering in science lab. Candy used to simulate erosion in geological experiment
April 04 at 11:44 am
Harry Hurst 8th grade students recently used sweet tarts to replicate rocks during a unit comparing chemical and physical weathering.

S.T.A.R. facilitator Angela Lange with S.T.A.R. student of the year Payton Bryant. HHS senior named S.T.A.R. student of the year
April 04 at 11:43 am
Payton Bryant has been named the 2013 – 2014 S.T.A.R. (Students Teaching and Reaching) Student Of the Year.

Lydia Guichard and Jacobi Green used visual text features to better understand the non-fiction passage. Third grade students learn about text features
April 04 at 11:40 am
St. Rose Elementary third grade students in Lisa Reeves’ class recently studied text features.

Harry Hurst 8th graders (L-R) Michael Williams, Tarrence Beckett, Asia Sumlin, and Larielle Sumlin take a closer look at an earthworm. Hurst students dig science
April 04 at 11:39 am
As part of a unit on a decomposer’s role in creating soil, students took a closer look at earthworms.

Members are kneeling l-r: Meredyth Buisson, Abby Bryant – captain, and Brittany Beba – co-captain; middle row l-r: Emily Julian – coach, Caroline Roberts, Sydney Pfister, Jordyn Brown, Rachael Melancon – lieutenant, Grace Galey – lieutenant, Chloe Candies; back row l-r: Ayme Melancon, Bella Trew, Jenna Tortorich, Katie Cannon, Rushay Bossier, and Marcus Lawson – coach and choreographer . St. Charles Borromeo cheerleaders place first in competition
April 04 at 11:38 am
The competitive cheerleaders at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan recently received 1st place at the Kickin’ It For Kids competition in Hammond.

Different plants recommended by local gardening experts. Local experts share gardening tips for both new and established gardens
April 04 at 11:21 am
For gardeners who are just getting into gardening as well as those finding themselves having to replant after last year’s brutal winter, there are plenty of new plants to consider this year. However, local experts say the basics of setting up a garden that will last for years comes down to good planning.

Stroke victim who had to relearn  to walk completes Bridge Run
Stroke victim who had to relearn to walk completes Bridge Run
Steve Todd may have been the last participant in Saturday’s Bridge Run to cross the finish line, but his accomplishment, doing so after recovering from a stroke, makes him stand out.

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