What's Happening

St. Charles Parish Hospital Auxiliary bake sale fundraiser
August 15 at 9:00 am
LULING - The STCH Volunteer Services Department & STCH Auxiliary will be holding a bake sale on Friday, August 15, 2014 starting at 9 a.m. until noon outside The Oyster’s Pearl Cafeteria and The Lagniappe Gift Shop which are located in the hospital.

Mansoor Mansoor
August 14 at 9:07 am
John G. Mansoor, a longtime resident of Minden, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at his home in Luling surrounded by his family.

Try out as an actor at “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” auditions
August 12 at 7:00 pm
RESERVE – St John Theatre is holding auditions for its fall production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” on Aug. 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. nightly at St. John Theatre, located at 115 West 4th Street in Reserve.

Man startles would-be burglar trying to break in to Mimosa Park home
August 11 at 5:05 pm
A resident who lives in the 400 block of Perryl Lane in Mimosa Park startled a would-be burglar who was trying to break in to his home this morning.

Youth rally shows students dangers of social media
August 09 at 12:30 pm
LULING – The Alpha Daughters of Zion are holding a Youth Rally named “Acquire, Apsire and Achieve” for kids throughout the parish and will provide free food at the event being held at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Hunter education field day classes
August 09 at 8:00 am
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is teaching a field day only hunter education class on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cleopatra rocks the house Sadie Hawkins style
August 08 at 7:00 pm
HOUMA – The Krewe of Cleopatra will hold a dance from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Houma.

Daisy, Peach and Luigi Humane Society showcase adoption pets “Daisy, Peach and Luigi”
August 08 at 1:16 pm
Throughout Aug. 31 all cat adoptions have been reduced to $40 due to overflow of felines at the St. Charles parish Animal Shelter.

Book review: “America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t” Book review: “America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t”
August 08 at 1:15 pm
America Again by Stephen Colbert is a witty continuation of political satire that is Colbert’s Show on Comedy Central: The Colbert Report.

Back (L-R) Harold Blood, principal; Tiffany Cologne, LPC; Jordan Smith; Roneldo Bolden, Jerome Cunningham, Brain Sandolph, Jerry Smith, Director of Child Welfare and Attendance; Norman Dixon, RSW. Front (L-R) RaQuan Joseph, Zain Cameron and Dawn Christan, LCSW. R.K. Smith Middle School counseling intervention program
August 08 at 1:13 pm
Several students from R.K. Smith Middle School in Luling successfully completed the Counseling Intervention Program.

(Front L-R) Virginia Beck, Beryl Keller, Joseph Rougeau, Dolores Moll, Marjorie Dempster and Juanita Woodruff. (Back L-R) Standing are KoC members and their spouses: Danny Hymel and wife Gina, Pam and husband James Gassen, Gina and husband Steve “Bubba” Madere, Hurschel Burleigh (in the red KoC shirt), Pat O’Malley and wife Tainia, and Charles Wilson and wife Nancy.  
Knights of Columbus dedicates Monday evenings to nursing home residents
August 08 at 1:12 pm
Hurschel Burleigh started giving the rosary to nursing home residents at Luling Living Center in 1986 with his late wife Ruby.

Mary Marie Crabber may be last in line in family pastime
August 08 at 1:10 pm
The clouds reflect off the calm waters of the Bonnet Carré Spillway in Norco. Mary Marie, 68, bends over the dock looking into the water, watching for crabs.

Rolling road block in both directions of Hale Boggs Bridge Saturday Rolling road block in both directions of Hale Boggs Bridge Saturday
August 08 at 12:59 pm
There will be a rolling road block on both the southbound and northbound lanes of the Hale Boggs Bridge on Saturday from 6 a.m. until noon because a car commercial is being filmed in the area.

Ashlyn Frahm Destrehan junior attends M.I.T. summer program
August 08 at 10:20 am
Destrehan Junior Ashlyn Frahm was chosen to participate in the 2014 Minority Introduction to Engineering & Science or ‘MITES’ Program this summer at the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Members are: Front row (L-R): Sophie Bourgeois, Hailey Barrios, Aubry Picou, Abigail Punch, Kaylee Parfait, Skylar Henry and Macy Oertling. Back row L-R): McKenna Ural, Ella Vogel, Samantha Rose, Maddie Federico, EmmaLynn Brescher, Addison Myers and Micque Voges. St. Charles dance team wins national award
August 08 at 10:17 am
The competitive dance team from Kelli’s Kreative Dance in Destrehan had the highest overall score of all groups in the 8 and under age category at the Starbound National Finals held July 6-8 in San Antonio, Texas.

Dalton Bergeron Boutte teen catches big tuna at rodeo
August 08 at 10:16 am
Dalton Bergeron, of Boutte, placed third in the yellowfin tuna division at the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.

For the second year in a row, Mt. Airy Baptist Church of Boutte claimed the championship at the 21st Christian Basketball Tournament, which matches up eight basketball teams from Baptist churches in St. Charles and Jefferson parishes. Mt. Airy defends Christian tourney crown
August 08 at 10:14 am
For the second year in a row, Mt. Airy Baptist Church won the championship at the annual Christian Basketball Tournament.

Kenneth Vial (left) and Gene Duhe scoop up crabs at the Bonnet Carré Spillway. 108 crabs caught in 2 hours at spillway
August 08 at 10:11 am
Crabbers have continued to have phenomenal success fishing from the shoreline at the Bonnet Carré Spillway.

Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
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.