Lifestyles




(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.

The 14U Louisiana Hurricanes finished as co-champions of the USFA World Series, which was held in Florida. Eighty of the best 14U softball teams in the country participated in the tourney. Team members are: Top row (L-R) Coach Nick Brocato, Bella Brocato, Kaitlyn Dunn, Abby Alonzo, Caleigh Foto, Marissa Allemand and Coach Keith Ortego. Middle row (L-R) Coach Pebbles Johnson, Julie Scheuermann, Mariah Allemand, Meghan Gaubert and Maddi Villa. Bottom row (L-R) Alexus Johnson, Courtney Ortego, and 14U Hurricanes win 5 games in a day, finish as World Series co-champions
August 08 at 10:09 am
After fighting their way through six games in a single day, the 14U Louisiana Hurricanes topped 76 other teams from across the country to finish as co-champions of the USFA World Series.

Seated:  (L-R)  Sheila Edwards, Sandra Roberts Jacob, Susan Dufresne Melancon, Phyllis Marroy Boudreaux, Pearl Bergeron, Sharon Hoffmann Williams, Vincent Troxclair, Diane Broussard Schexnaydre and Sharon LeBlanc Barthes. Standing:  (L-R)  Eric Landry, Elise Parrish Landry, Bruce Roussel, Karen Montz Landry, Allen Carambat, David Roussel, Jan Weber Mauduit, Brian Williams, Elaine Lowry Jacob, Bobby Donaldson, Alden Chauvin, Judy Taylor Gauthreaux, Dale Mauduit, Mary Ann Cameron Launey, Bruce Lau Destrehan High School Class of 1964 reunion
August 08 at 10:08 am
Destrehan High School Class of 1964 celebrated their 50-year reunion at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan.

Preston Matthews learns about balance and center of gravity. “Science Friday” hosted by New Life Community Church
August 08 at 10:07 am
New Life Community Church, the joint ministry of Luling United Methodist & First Union Presbyterian, recently hosted their first ever “Science Friday” event, which was attended by more than 30 children from the community.

Kirolos Abdelmalek Book review: “The Time Keeper”
August 08 at 9:56 am
The Time Keeper is a novel written by the author Mitch Albom.

You’ve got to read this! (Aug. 7)
August 08 at 9:54 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Cynsere Griffin Local boy wins state free throw contest
August 08 at 9:53 am
Cynsere Griffin, a student at Lakewood Elementary, won the statewide Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest for the 9-year-old age group.

New Life Baptist Church, of Davie, Fla. Youth Worship Band led Sunday morning worship at First Baptist Church. Luling First Baptist Church hosts Florida missionaries
August 08 at 9:51 am
Luling First Baptist Church recently housed the Youth Ministry of New Life Baptist Church of Davie, Fla. while they were in the area on the mission field helping start a new church in Metairie.

River Region Ballet “Canvas and Cookies” River Region Ballet “Canvas and Cookies”
August 08 at 9:50 am
The River Region Ballet hosted a night of painting fun earlier this summer at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Norco.

(L-R) Chris Broadwater, Louisiana State Representative – District 86, Berry Burnside, AT&T regional director, Rob Carlisle, CEO child advocacy services, and Ginger Cangelosi, community outreach director. AT&T donates $3,500 to children’s non-profit
August 08 at 9:49 am
AT&T has announced a $3,500 donation to the Cottages for CASA playhouse fundraiser to generate public awareness and funding to support the work of Court Appointed Special Advocates Program and Child Advocacy Center services in St. Charles Parish and surrounding areas.

Buddy Boe accepting the 2014 Millennial Changemaker of Greater New Orleans award. Parish chief administrative officer named 2014 Changemaker
August 08 at 9:48 am
Buddy Boe, chief administrative officer for St. Charles Parish, was named the 2014 Millennial Changemaker of Greater New Orleans by Social Renaissance.

Teens avoid jail after robbing suspected drug dealer in Norco
Teens avoid jail after robbing suspected drug dealer in Norco
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Two teens will not spend any additional time in jail after admitting they lured a Metairie drug dealer to a Norco park and robbed him of synthetic marijuana in January.