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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.

Smart driver course
September 27 at 9:00 am
LULING – New Life Community Church in Luling will host an AARP Smart Driver Course on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a cost of $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members.

Free clothing giveaway
September 27 at 7:30 am
LULING – A free clothing giveaway will be held at Truth of Grace Outreach Ministries on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Linbackers Chris Marshall and Peyton Robert fall just short of keeping Thibodaux running back Jaquan Chenier out of the end zone. Last minute comeback falls short as Hahnville upset by Thibodaux
September 26 at 10:20 pm
With 32 seconds left in the game Hahnville was poised to tie up the contest after recovering an onside kick only moments earlier.

Alfred Smith returns a kickoff 55 yards to set up a Destrehan score. Destrehan uses ground game to stomp Terrebonne in district opener
September 26 at 9:53 pm
Destrehan running back Will Matthews ran wild against Terrebonne, scoring three touchdowns in the first half to lead the Wildcats to a 42-17 win in their district opener.

Former parish football stars team up for Texans Former parish football stars team up for Texans
September 26 at 5:51 pm
The Houston Texans lost to the New York Giants 30-17 on Sunday, but two St. Charles Parish products made an impact for the Texans.

Dissected owl pellets provide student lesson on wildlife nutrition Dissected owl pellets provide student lesson on wildlife nutrition
September 26 at 3:21 pm
Madison Marcel and Cyron Mitt, eighth graders in Trina Douglas’ class, dissected owl pellet to determine what the owls had recently eaten.

Satellite Center students went out into local elementary schools to help kids get a better grasp on reading for their National Day of Service that took place on Sept. 11. 
Hayley Steinlage bends over to help a student color. Satellite Center students visit elementary schools, read to classes
September 26 at 3:19 pm
On Sept. 11, to honor National Day of Service and Remembrance, the Satellite Center STAR (Students Teaching and Reaching) team members read to young students at both the East Bank Headstart and Carver Early Learning Center.

Olivia Julien and  Olivia Ockman are reciting the Peacemaker Promise. Mimosa Park Elementary community morning meeting
September 26 at 3:17 pm
At Mimosa Park Elementary School in Luling, the whole student body gathers together once a month for a community morning meeting.

You’ve got to read this! (Sept. 25)
September 26 at 3:14 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Destrehan student Courtney Pfalzgraf brings materials to the volunteers planting trees as part of her senior project event. “Swamp Sweep” senior project undertaken at Wetland Watchers Park
September 26 at 3:13 pm
Destrehan student Courtney Pfalzgraf recently coordinated her “Save the Wetlands” senior project at Wetland Watchers Park that included community volunteers collecting litter and planting trees.

Lifestyles

2014 Battle for the Paddle winners announced
2014 Battle for the Paddle winners announced
With 123 teams cooking jambalaya or gumbo, United Way of St. Charles kicked off its...
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...

Disabled war veteran one of 25 waiting for a home at Hahnville homeless complex
Disabled war veteran one of 25 waiting for a home at Hahnville homeless complex
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Byron Joseph Sr., 56, is not a homeless stereotype.