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Ormond residents express concerns about planned parade at meeting Ormond residents express concerns about planned parade at meeting
October 03 at 9:39 am
By Mason Miller

After a town hall meeting on Tuesday night in Ormond, Krewe of Zeus members met with much backlash from Ormond residents who are against plans for a proposed parade that will run through Ormond Boulevard.

Gladys Trauth Trauth
October 03 at 9:37 am
Gladys Champagne Trauth, age 98, a native of Boutte and a resident of Luling, entered into Gods loving care on Monday, Sept. 22.

George Catoire Catoire
October 03 at 9:35 am
George A. Catoire, Sr., a native of Reserve, LA and a resident of Des Allemands, LA, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 24.

Arrests (Oct. 2)
October 03 at 9:32 am
•Chris Zeller, 47, 87 Shamrock Drive in Des Allemands, was arrested on Sept. 23 and charged with DWI and careless operation.

4 charged with terrorizing Luling 4 charged with terrorizing Luling
October 03 at 9:31 am
Four people were arrested after they allegedly rode around Luling and flashed guns at civilians, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Teachers at R.J. Vial act out a skit where they pretended to be students bullying a classmate. Principal says anti-bullying program has changed culture of school
October 03 at 9:27 am
Students looked on intently at R.J. Vial Elementary School as teachers and administrators put on a play and pretended to be school children to show how students should act when encountering bullying.

State reconsiders air monitors after group threatens rally State reconsiders air monitors after group threatens rally
October 03 at 9:25 am
After environmental groups threatened to hold a rally at the International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) campus in St. Rose, St. Charles Parish and the state are now discussing plans to place air monitors in the area.

Men clinging to ice chest rescued from spillway Men clinging to ice chest rescued from spillway
October 03 at 9:23 am
Motorists traveling westbound on I-10 last week were treated to a strange site as two men clung to an ice chest next to a capsized boat in the Bonnet Carré Spillway.

Symposium for re-entry and change
October 03 at 8:00 am
LULING – An annual forum focusing on emergency housing, immediate employment and empowerment services for ex-convicts within 72 hours of their release will be held on Friday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church located at 234 Angus Drive in Luling. U.S.

Battle for the Paddle
October 02 at 3:00 pm
LULING – The 13th Annual United Way of St. Charles Battle for the Paddle is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2 at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling from 3 to 8 p.m.

More than 120 teams will cook gumbo and jambalaya for thousands of people at the West Bank Bridge Park. All-you-can-eat jambalaya, gumbo draws thousands to Battle for Paddle
October 02 at 9:44 am
Thousands of hungry people will head to Luling’s West Bank Bridge Park on Thursday to stuff themselves with all the gumbo and jambalaya they can eat.

Start as a student, finish as a CEO
October 01 at 4:30 pm
LAPLACE – The Young Entrepreneurs Academy! will hold an event from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at John L. Ory Magnet at 182 W. Fifth Street in LaPlace so potential candidates can learn about the structure, curriculum and application process for the program.

Shelley Dufresne (left) and Rachel Respess Second Destrehan teacher faces charges after being accused of having sex with student
October 01 at 12:18 pm
Two Destrehan High School teachers have been arrested after allegedly having a threesome with a student who was 16 at the time.

HHS Touchdown Club special guest Ed Daniels
September 30 at 6:00 pm
BOUTTE – Ed Daniels, sports director for WGNO-TV ABC26, will speak on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Hahnville High School Touchdown Club meeting held at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria at Hahnville High School at 200 Tiger Drive in Boutte.

Shelley Dufresne Destrehan teacher arrested in connection with alleged sexual tryst with student
September 30 at 4:44 pm
A Destrehan High School teacher has been arrested after allegedly having sex with a student.

Oldies But Goodies Pastalaya Benefit
September 28 at 11:30 am
DESTREHAN – The Oldies But Goodies will be holding a pastalaya or jambalaya dinner on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

“Bark After Dark” fundraiser
September 27 at 7:00 pm
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.

Destrehan High School senior Saturday
September 27 at 9:00 am
DESTREHAN – Destrehan High School will hold its annual senior Saturday at the high school on Sept. 27 beginning at 9 a.m.

Lifestyles

Kindergarteners hard at work
Kindergarteners hard at work
At Mimosa Park Elementary, the kindergarteners are hard at work....
St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults
St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults
Over 20 people attended an arts fair held by the St. Charles Art Guild Oct. 9 at...
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Heroin use on decline in St. Charles Parish
Heroin use on decline in St. Charles Parish
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While heroin use appears to be on the rise across Louisiana, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said the drug is declining in the parish.