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Youths find their roots with Kinder Program

Surrounded by the vibrant oranges, reds and greens of fresh vegetables and fruit at Homegrown Produce, 11-year-old Krystal Resendiz of Montz wanted to know how the produce grew Saturday at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan.Read More...
December 19, 2015 at 2:37 pm

St. Charles Parish Council holds plans for Westbank Boat Launch

Following a lengthy discussion over whether proposed agreements assured St. Charles Parish residents future use of a proposed Westbank Boat Launch, the St. Charles Parish Council agreed to let the incoming council and administration decide the move.Read More...
December 19, 2015 at 2:31 pm

Wreck sends quartz crashing on Hwy. 90

An estimated 32 panels of quartz crashed onto U.S. Highway 90 around 11 a.m. Monday when Reynier Arencibia of Houston, Texas, said he had to suddenly brake the 18-wheeler with the load to avoid a small vehicle that came onto his path. Read More...
December 19, 2015 at 2:30 pm

St. Charles Parish's Toy and gift giveaway is reason for the season

As Keisha Davis watched her three children excitedly pick their toy from mounds of them stacked high on bleachers surrounding the gym walls of Edward A. Dufresne Community Center in Luling, she said, “It’s wonderful. This is a blessing.”Read More...
December 19, 2015 at 2:26 pm

Dow, DuPont say mega merger will bring change

Although Dow says it’s “too preliminary to comment on broader impact at this time” on facilities like Union Carbide in Hahnville from its mega $120 billion merger with DuPont, company executives have announced change is coming.Read More...
December 19, 2015 at 2:24 pm

Luling man attacked by Rottweilers

A Luling man walking in the area of Cottage Drive was attacked by two Rottweilers around 6:27 p.m. Monday and hospitalized when one of them bit him.Read More...
December 19, 2015 at 12:49 pm

Mimosa Park, Luling carolers bring ‘gift of love and healing’ to those in need

For Dana Dufrene, Christmas is a time to spread a message of hope, love and understanding. Read More...
December 19, 2015 at 12:46 pm

New Sarpy woman tasked with rebuilding after devastating fire

For Ethyl “Lou” Douglas and her family, Thanksgiving, sadly, did not provide a cheerful memory this year: the home she had lived in for more than 50 years burned to the ground, leaving virtually nothing behind. Read More...
December 19, 2015 at 12:44 pm

St. Charles Parish: Good Samaritans robbed at gunpoint

A Boutte man was arrested after allegedly asking a pair of teenagers for a ride home, then robbing them at gunpoint.Read More...
December 19, 2015 at 12:42 pm

Food network program kick-off coming in Jan.

It’s an unlikely connection with Zeringue Farms in Taft selling its locally grown satsumas for juice to a kombucha maker in New Orleans, but it represents the beginning of a farm-to-market strategy that could help grow an area food network.Read More...
December 11, 2015 at 10:48 am

DHS student activist raises awareness

The more Savannah Sadaiappen researched, the more she learned. The more she learned, the more she felt compelled to help.Read More...
December 11, 2015 at 10:45 am

Moms working on business recipe

Moms seeking a creative outlet and looking to make some extra money came up with the idea of making gourmet sweets with a special emphasis on a particular sweet treat.Read More...
December 11, 2015 at 10:28 am

St. Charles Parish: Adults colorers make more than pretty pictures

Intent on filling in every spot and, of course, staying within the lines on images ranging from little bears to cosmic or intricate patterns, these artists at St. Charles Parish Library have joined a national craze.Read More...
December 11, 2015 at 10:25 am

St. Charles Parish public housing director says no prob here

When St. Charles Parish recently appeared in news reports saying five people earning a six-figure income were living in local public housing, the head of the parish Housing Authority asked for their names.Read More...
December 11, 2015 at 10:23 am

Woman convicted for stealing elderly woman’s credit cards

A New Orleans woman accused of deceiving an 82-year-old Destrehan woman and stealing her credit cards was sentenced to six months in parish prison. Read More...
December 11, 2015 at 10:21 am

Service helps families cope with death at Christmas

For Billie Gautreaux, the Sixteenth Annual Christmas Service of Remembrance represents a way to cope with the heartbreak of lost beloved family members at a time of the year when their greatest gift was each other.Read More...
December 11, 2015 at 10:18 am

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Bridge work drastically changes plans for popular United Way race
Bridge work drastically changes plans for popular United Way race
While the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge will not be available for the United Way of St. Charles’ 20th Annual Bridge Run/Walk, those seeking to participate have no need to cancel those plans.