|Book Review: "Beautiful Creatures"
December 25, 2014 at 8:12 am
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl is a nonfiction, Southern gothic with a hint of fantasy and romance. It is a page-turner for all types of readers.
|Humane Society Pet of the Week: Max
December 25, 2014 at 8:10 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Max, a 1-year-old poodle.
|Children share letters to Santa
December 24, 2014 at 10:28 am
"For Christmas I would like my own bike," writes Emily Perez, a 1st grader at St. Rose Elementary. "I also have a question: how do you fit through the chimney? Is it true you have a big belly?"
|Hurst Girl Power group creates giant wreaths for the holidays
December 19, 2014 at 11:18 am
Members of the Harry Hurst Middle School Girl Power group are pictured showing off wreaths that they created during their meeting.
|Humane Society Pet of the Week: Miss Kitty
December 19, 2014 at 11:16 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Miss Kitty, a 1-year-old fluffy torti calico.
|Santa helps raise almost $1K for shelter
December 19, 2014 at 11:14 am
Santa was a big hit Saturday as he arrived at the Animal Control Shelter to take have his picture taken with pets of all size and breeds brought by their owners from throughout the parish.
|Des Allemands names Teacher of the Year
December 19, 2014 at 11:12 am
Des Allemands Elementary announced Tuesday, Dec. 16, its Teacher of the Year.
|St. Charles Parish Library rolls out new “Bookmobile”
December 19, 2014 at 11:11 am
A new St. Charles Parish Library Bookmobile is hitting the road.
|Book Review “The Hit”
December 19, 2014 at 10:49 am
Do you want the ultimate high? One week with nothing to lose, but there is one catch. After the amazing week, the victim dies a slow painful death. That is the great adventure that Adam and Lizzie take. With all of that comes the ups and downs of young love with a few bizarre twists in between.
|Santa’s helpers in St. Charles
December 19, 2014 at 10:35 am
Beginning in November, the United Way of St. Charles Parish starts taking calls and referrals on disadvantaged families throughout the parish. By the time the holidays hit full stride, United Way Director of Community Impact Kacy Kernan said, they have more than 100 cases. To make these Christmases, United Way turns to the community.
|Help for Honduras
December 19, 2014 at 10:11 am
When members of the Rotary Club of St. Charles Parish landed in the Honduran city of Tegucigulpa, they weren’t there to tour Mayan ruins. In fact, their journey took them far from the city lights, up mountain roads and into the small town of Nacaome.
December 12, 2014 at 10:05 am
Christa Eileen Sellers and Scott Alexander Dunlap II, both of Houston, Tex., would like to announce their engagement and commitment to be wed on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015.
|Norco Christmas card artists
December 12, 2014 at 10:04 am
Norco Elementary chose its Christmas card from among five entries.
|St. Charles Art Guild December Artists
December 12, 2014 at 9:57 am
The St. Charles Art Guild announced its artists of the month for December.
|Humane Society Pet of the Week: Blackie
December 12, 2014 at 9:54 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Blackie, a 7-month-old female lab.
|Book Review: "Divergent"
December 12, 2014 at 9:49 am
Veronica Roth, author of Divergent, creates a perfectly balanced and structured society that consists of five groups divided strictly on how the brain works: Abnegation, Erudite, Dauntless, Amity, and Candor. At age sixteen, all members of the society have to choose which faction they will live in to begin their journey as adults. A mind stimulation is given to each inductee before the Choosing Ceremony to help determine where they would be most fit.
|Luling students help Santa decorate hospital Christmas tree
December 12, 2014 at 9:46 am
Pre-K and kindergarten students from Luling Elementary helped spread the holiday cheer by decorating the hospital’s holiday tree with handmade ornaments. The tree will remain up outside the Oyster’s Pearl throughout the holiday season and is a wonderful showcase of the students’ creativity.
|New Sarpy announces Teacher of the Year
December 12, 2014 at 9:34 am
New Sarpy Elementary announced Mrs. Lauren Celeste Benefield as the 2014-2015 New Sarpy Elementary School Teacher of the Year.
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