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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.

Jimmy Ladner, Wal-Mart store manager; Victoria Bryant, Director of Arc of St. Charles;
Brian Greenroad, Wal-Mart shift manager. Boutte Wal-Mart gives donation to special needs non-profit
September 26 at 3:12 pm
Wal-Mart in Boutte recently made a charitable contribution to the Arc of St Charles in the amount of $2,500.

Miranda Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Miranda”
September 26 at 3:11 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Miranda.

Brittany Schaubhut Book review: “Playwriting for Dummies”
September 26 at 3:10 pm
Playwriting for Dummies by Angelo Parra is a guide for aspiring playwrights to discover how to begin the playwriting process.

Mrs. Mona Reader and Advisor has been a staple for years at the Alligator Festival where she has provided fortune telling, tarot card readings, crystal ball reading and palm readings. Arts, crafts and psychic shine unique light on interesting Alligator Festival merchandise
September 26 at 3:07 pm
Those attending this year’s Alligator Festival should be prepared to be met by a number of vendors, some from nearby and others from farther away, offering a wide-variety of items that include handcrafted artisan furniture, hats made of seagrass and a look into the future.

Info tours are unique way to learn how government works
September 26 at 9:50 am
Residents of St. Charles Parish have a unique opportunity to find out a lot about how St. Charles Parish operates when it comes to its government and the services it provides.

Constitutional amendment battle moving to airwaves
September 26 at 9:48 am
By Jeremy Alford

The Louisiana Hospital Association, Louisiana Nursing Home Association, Louisiana Pharmacists Association, ambulance providers and intermediate care facilities are pooling their resources and planning for a statewide media buy to promote the passage of the first two constitutional amendments on the November ballot.

Gonzalez Gonzalez
September 26 at 9:47 am
Juan “Johnny” I. Gonzalez Sr. passed away at his residence on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the age of 74.

Dempster Dempster
September 26 at 9:46 am
Celine Folse Dempster, 88, a native and resident of Des Allemands, died on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Arrests (Sept. 25)
September 26 at 9:44 am
•Clinton M. Maddox, 22, of 87 Dunleith Drive in Destrehan, was arrested for aggravated battery on Sept. 16.

Michael Albert Parish names new planning and zoning director
September 26 at 9:43 am
The St. Charles Parish Council has confirmed the hiring of a new Planning and Zoning Department director. The new director, Michael Albert, will take over for Kimberly Marousek, who resigned in July after accepting a job in Baton Rouge.

New EPA regulation would have drastic effect on real estate market
September 26 at 9:42 am
The River Region Chamber of Commerce is being proactive about a proposed regulation that they say could have as negative affect on St. Charles Parish and surrounding areas as the Biggert-Waters Act.

Levee that would protect Montz slated to get Corps approval
September 26 at 9:41 am
A levee that would protect St. John the Baptist Parish and Montz has taken the next step toward completion and is currently awaiting an Army Corps of Engineers chief’s report.

Police: 2 busted selling liquid marijuana out  of Luling store Police: 2 busted selling liquid marijuana out of Luling store
September 26 at 9:39 am
The owner and business manager of a convenience store in Luling were both arrested for selling synthetic liquid marijuana that is ingested using electronic cigarettes, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Accounting mistake cost company $8 million Accounting mistake cost company $8 million
September 26 at 9:37 am
After failing to reapply for a state-provided tax exemption, a local latex manufacturer is getting hit with a nearly tenfold property tax increase.

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