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Back row: Brenna Vial (HHS), Bailey Wilson (HHS), Kaylie Fabre (HHS), Lynleigh Landry (SCC), Marcella Saavedra (DHS). Front row: Matthew Cheramie (HHS), Sean Mathieu (DHS) United Way scholarships
June 20 at 5:38 pm
United Way of St. Charles recently awarded LIVE UNITED scholarships to eight St. Charles Parish graduating high school seniors.

LDS Seminary graduate, Isaiah Harding with his mother and seminary teacher, Amy Harding. Student graduates from Latter-Day Saint seminary
June 20 at 5:36 pm
Destrehan High School graduate Isaiah Harding accepted his graduation certificate May 25 for completing four years of early-morning scripture study classes from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seminary program.

“Murphy”  Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Murphy” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
June 20 at 5:36 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Murphy.

Gil Schmidt St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office detective promoted to major
June 20 at 5:30 pm
Sheriff Greg Champagne has announced the promotion of Gil Schmidt to the rank of major.

Theresa and Curt Theriot, of Luling, stop for a snoball as they celebrate the evening before heading off to the Special Olympics national games. Parish hopefuls aim for the gold at Special Olympics
June 20 at 10:00 am
Special Olympians, coaches and partners with Team Louisiana crowded into the main hall of the Edward Dufresne Community Center last week for a send off celebration that included a meal, fellowship and dancing only a day before the state’s delegation was to head out to New Jersey for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games that takes place every four years.

Suzzanne Richard, Alana Cassell, Cindy Dufrene, Lori Hackman, Betty Langley and Jennifer Dugas. Teachers roar into summer
June 13 at 11:03 am
Mimosa Park Elementary teachers celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week just before school let out for the summer.

Mitzi “Mitzi” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
June 13 at 11:02 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Mitzi.

River Parishes Education Foundation President Rochelle Touchard, center, congratulates scholarship recipients (L-R) Joseph Williams IV, Lionell Nabors, Kevin Falgout, Jason Fogarty, Phillip Chauvin and Mallory Babin. River Parishes students receive scholarships
June 13 at 11:00 am
Six River Parishes high school seniors received academic scholarships at the recent annual River Parishes Education Foundation (RPEF) scholarship dinner in LaPlace.

81-year-old Luling resident Sal Noto relies on purple martins to control his mosquito population. The birds travel up from Brazil each year and nest in southeast Louisiana. Put an end to your summertime mosquito woes
June 13 at 10:52 am
As the temperatures rise and summer quickly approaches, mosquito populations are growing and the insects are becoming more and more intrusive.

Students wave goodbye for the summer Students wave goodbye for the summer
June 06 at 10:26 am
Mimosa Park Students waved goodbye to the 2013-2014 school year last week as they boarded the buses one last time until next school year.

Representatives of the St. Charles Club with the current District Governor, Barbara Mauldin. St. Charles chapter named Rotary Club of the Year
June 06 at 10:25 am
The Rotary Club of St. Charles was recently presented with several awards, including the Rotary Club of the Year (Large Club), Presidential Citation and the Club Achievement Award at the District 6840 Conference.

Evan “Evan” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
June 06 at 10:23 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Evan.

(Left) Emma Vanacor. (Right) Paetin Simon. Young at Art month of May winners
June 06 at 10:19 am
Two St. Charles Parish students were recently named art winners for the month of May for River Parishes Hospital.

Hahnville High School principal Ken Oertling Hahnville principal to vie for state principal of the year
June 06 at 10:17 am
Hahnville High School principal Ken Oertling has been announced as a finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year.
Oertling will join a panel of ten finalists who will be interviewed by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education later this month.

Daves-Cortez wedding Daves-Cortez wedding
June 06 at 10:07 am
Kim and Mary Lou Daves of Coila, Miss. announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Daves, to Gage Cortez.

Two boys read a book given to them during a visit from the Bugmobile. Library program offers cash prizes to kids, adults who read this summer
June 06 at 9:50 am
The summer reading program is back once again at St. Charles Parish libraries for readers of all ages who want to flex their literary muscles and get a chance to win prizes.

Taylor Hogan Book review: “The Death of Bees”
May 30 at 12:17 pm
The Death of Bees, a fiction book written by Lisa O’Donnel, is set in destitute parts of modern-day Glasgow.

Marcy “Marcy” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
May 30 at 12:12 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Marcy.

Lifestyles

The Spooky Side of St. Charles Parish
The Spooky Side of St. Charles Parish
Mourning widowers, chopped up bodies and a Nazi horse—St. Charles Parish has them...
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...
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Norco family gives back after daughter’s 7-hour scoliosis surgery
Norco family gives back after daughter’s 7-hour scoliosis surgery
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After undergoing a seven-hour surgery to correct a severe case of scoliosis, 13-year-old Lora Leigh Luquet and her family are giving back to the community by sponsoring a blood drive on Friday at Harry Hurst Middle School.