|St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
November 21, 2014 at 10:31 am
The United States wasn’t her first choice, but by the end, Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini would leave a lasting legacy in the heart of southern Louisiana.
|St. Rose Elementary receives visit from police dog
November 14, 2014 at 12:08 pm
Officer Roy Gautreaux and Freckles, members of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Department K-9 division, recently visited students at St. Rose Elementary School.
|DHS drafting students help restore WWII boat
November 14, 2014 at 12:03 pm
Member of the Destrehan High School basic and advanced drafting classes were invited by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans to take part in the restoration of the USS Sudden Jerk.
|Humane Society Pet of the Week: Beth
November 14, 2014 at 12:01 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Beth, a four-month-old female kitten.
|New non-profit to offer Thanksgiving child care for single parents
November 14, 2014 at 11:59 am
Assistance for Single Parents is offering a Thanksgiving Camp from Nov. 24 to Nov. 26. The camp is free and open to single parents who are actively employed.
|20 Luling teachers receive awards for school supplies
November 14, 2014 at 11:56 am
Twenty teachers from Luling Elementary School received $50 to put towards school supplies as a part of the Walmart Teacher Rewards program.
|Generous donations help control pet population
November 14, 2014 at 11:53 am
The St. Charles Humane Society was able to spay or neuter 71 pets after generous donations from the Bernice Barbour, Union Pacific Railroad and Walmart Foundations.
|DHS senior receives national recognition
November 14, 2014 at 11:33 am
Destrehan High School senior Brooklyn Gillette was recently recognized as an Outstanding Participant in the 2014-2015 National Achievement scholarship program.
|Applications due soon for Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship
November 14, 2014 at 11:24 am
College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the $500-per-semester Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship.
|How a defiant teenager became the patron saint of artillerymen
November 14, 2014 at 11:18 am
When a member of the U.S. Army or Marine corps artillery has served in their career with distinction, they are nominated for the Order of St. Barbara. But what does a 7th century Lebanese woman have to do with howitzers?
|Biking the banks
November 14, 2014 at 11:14 am
The levee has a long history within St. Charles Parish, but when Kathy Lacompte Bourg and her husband led a group of teenagers down it in the early 1980s, there was no Hale-Boggs bridge and the path was muddy and rocky.
|Honoring our veterans
November 07, 2014 at 2:44 pm
A young picture of Buddy Keating shows him smiling and enjoying a cigarette on “R and R” in Japan. On the sleeve of his shirt are the visible three chevrons up and two stripes down of a sergeant 1st class--a rank that, today, takes an average of 12 and a half years to attain.
Keating served in the U.S. Army for 21 months.
|Practice what you teach
November 07, 2014 at 2:20 pm
Lucas Harms’ day starts at 4 a.m., just before his 2-year-old son, Leo, wakes up. He’ll go to work at Hahnville High School, where he’s been the theater teacher for seven years. These days, he won’t get in bed until midnight, after practicing his role for Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher,” which opens Thursday, Nov. 7
|The Spooky Side of St. Charles Parish
October 27, 2014 at 6:22 pm
Mourning widowers, chopped up bodies and a Nazi horse—St. Charles Parish has them all, and some people claim they continue to haunt the living.
|Kindergarteners hard at work
October 17, 2014 at 3:59 pm
At Mimosa Park Elementary, the kindergarteners are hard at work.
|Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mason”
October 17, 2014 at 3:57 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Mason.
|St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults
October 17, 2014 at 3:53 pm
Over 20 people attended an arts fair held by the St. Charles Art Guild Oct. 9 at the St. Charles United Methodist Church in Destrehan.
|Book Reviews - "The Troop"
October 10, 2014 at 3:35 pm
Nick Cutter’s The Troop is exactly what it says on the front cover: a book of terror.
Child Advocacy Services (CAS) received a proclamation from Parish President V.J.St....
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Cody the dog....
Hahnville was on a roll last week winning four in a row thanks in part to the arm...
Destrehan stayed strong last week with wins over H.L. Bourgeois, North shore, East....
• Tigers squeak by DHS, stampede over Thibodaux
• Ladycats cruise in wins over Lafourche, John Ehret
• Lady Tigers go 1-2 in Riverside tourney
• Tigers stay perfect in district, stretch win streak to 7
• Destrehan’s three straight shutouts improve district mark to 7-1
Corp. Burt Hazeltine identified as Thursday's shooting victim in Paradis - 5976 views
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has identified Corp. Burt Hazeltine as the shooting victim in an "apparent ambush" in Paradis.
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