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Luling Girl Scout Cadettes win Silver Award for nature trail

Six Girl Scout Cadettes in Luling Troop 21346 created a nature trail and area for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church groups and anyone that wants to experience the outdoors.Read More...
July 02, 2015 at 3:53 pm
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UW sends 98 kids to summer camp, awards $30K in scholarships

United Way of St. Charles (UW) awarded $30,000 in scholarships to families participating in the St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department Inclusive Summer Day Camp.Read More...
July 02, 2015 at 3:48 pm
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FBC’s Bible school takes kids on ‘Journey Off the Map’

First Baptist Church in Luling recently held its annual Vacation Bible School under the direction of Rachel Mire with 180 students age K – 6th grade. Assisting Mire were about 90 workers with church youths and from area churches. Read More...
June 26, 2015 at 9:20 am
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St. John Theatre will perform ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

The St. John Theatre will celebrate its 35th summer season in the historic theater with the production of Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun.”Read More...
June 26, 2015 at 9:19 am
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“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” Reviewed by Michael Duvoisin

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, a fiction book, was written by J.K. Rowling. This is the final book in a seven part series, which is set in the present and takes place in the United Kingdom. However, most scenes take place at the school of Hogwarts. Read More...
June 26, 2015 at 9:17 am
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St. Charles Women's Club makes difference, donates thousands

By Kristen Higdon

Many nonprofit organizations in the community are feeling the impact of extra funds generously donated to them from the St. Charles Women’s Club.Read More...
June 26, 2015 at 9:11 am
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Harry Hurst students receive Duke U’s Talent Identification Program Award

Harry Hurst seventh-grade students Vionnye Alexander, Shelby Easley and Kaitlyn Thompson were chosen by Duke University’s Talent Identification Program and received recognition at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches.Read More...
June 19, 2015 at 10:33 am
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Humane Society Pets of the Week: Tily and Toby

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pets are Tiley and Toby.Read More...
June 19, 2015 at 10:32 am
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3 SCP cadets are among Youth Challenge program grads

Jared Bon of St. Rose, Kylie David of Boutte and Joseph Fowler of Des Allemands were among this year’s 250 graduates of the Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program.Read More...
June 19, 2015 at 10:31 am
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“Impasse” reviewed by Kirolos Abdelmalek

Impasse is a well-written novel by Royce Scott Buckingham. This legal thriller follows Stu, a lawyer who manages to end up in modern-day Alaska on a little “trip” and overcomes the threats he finds in the wild, learns to adapt, and even manages to start something bigger of his own.Read More...
June 19, 2015 at 10:30 am
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How St. Charles Parish’s ‘Biggest Losers’ became its biggest winners

Murray Dufrene gave up Blue Bell ice cream and bread.
It was hard, but Dufrene did it.Read More...
June 19, 2015 at 10:28 am
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Destrehan student among La. School for Math, Science, and the Arts grads

Some 100 seniors comprised the 31st graduating class of the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts May 23 at Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus.Read More...
June 12, 2015 at 9:16 am
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Henry

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Henry the dog.Read More...
June 12, 2015 at 9:15 am
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“The Alphabet House” reviewed by Lauren Beadle

The Alphabet House, a historical fiction novel written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, follows the adventures of two British pilots that were sent to capture photographs of Dresden, Germany. Read More...
June 12, 2015 at 9:13 am
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AFSP providing school uniforms to those in need

Assistance For Single Parents (AFSP) is conducting a uniform drive for its “Help A Child ... Assist A Single Parent Back to School Uniform Giveaway.”Read More...
June 12, 2015 at 9:12 am
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‘Once Upon A Mattress’ will be held at HHS June 11-14

When Sara Tweedy plays the loud, aggressive, conniving ruler Queen Aggravain in the play, “Once Upon A Mattress,” she’s okay because Carol Burnett played the role in the movie version – and she’s a huge Burnett fan.Read More...
June 12, 2015 at 9:06 am
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Sheriff’s Office warns of fake $100 bills circulating
Sheriff’s Office warns of fake $100 bills circulating
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Fake hundred dollar bills have been circulating after a Hahnville High School student purchased them over the internet and distributed them at school as part of an apparent joke Tuesday, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.