Lifestyles




A Fit for a king
February 06 at 11:40 am
For Dawn Loyd of Two Sisters Bakery, king cake season starts before Christmas, with a red and green cake decorated with holly. For Majoria’s Supermarket, it starts the day after New Year’s.

Local author, husband perform for Allemands students
January 30 at 1:53 pm
Local author Pat Roig and her husband, Ken, performed for students at Allemands Elementary last Thursday, Jan. 22nd.

Picture from left: Emma’s grandmother Sue Troxler, Marsha Lasalle, Emma Lasalle Dale Lassalle, and St. Charles Borromeo principal Mary Schmidt. St. Charles Borromeo announces Student of the Year
January 30 at 1:51 pm
Emma Lassalle was named “Student of the Year” for 2014-2015 at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan.

St. Rose students dig in  to fossils St. Rose students dig in to fossils
January 30 at 1:44 pm
St. Rose Elementary students in Ms. Ball’s 3rd engaged in hands-on study about rocks and fossils.

Megan Doleses Cologne St. Charles native wins Teacher of the Year in Lafourche
January 30 at 1:42 pm
Megan Doleses Cologne was announced as Lockport Middle School’s 2015 Teacher of the Year.

Gumbo Humane Society Pet of the Week: Gumbo
January 30 at 1:41 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Gumbo, a one-year-old mixed-breed female dog.

Mimosa gets ‘snow’ for box tops drive Mimosa gets ‘snow’ for box tops drive
January 30 at 1:39 pm
The children in Mrs. Danielle LeBreton’s 1st grade class at Mimosa Park Elementary were treated to a snow party for sending in the most box tops for the 1st grade level.

AgCenter: ‘Master Gardener’ course now available AgCenter: ‘Master Gardener’ course now available
January 30 at 1:32 pm
Residents of St. Charles and St. John parishes who are interested in becoming a Louisiana Master Gardener volunteer, are invited to participate in the 2015 LMG certification program beginning April 7.

New equipment and training allows the shelter to take photos that capture the “personality” of the animal, such as the 5-year-old female miniature pinscher, “Beaux,” who was caught in a cat trap and brought to the shelter a few months ago. Picture worth a thousand purrs
January 30 at 1:28 pm
The St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter hopes to spur adoption rates with a new photo studio and camera equipment.

Mimosa selects Mardi Gras King and Queen Mimosa selects Mardi Gras King and Queen
January 23 at 2:52 pm
Mimosa Park Elementary School 2015 Mardi Gras King and Queen are Evan Oubre and Alix Champagne.

Alpha Daughters of Zion, Valero, deliver gifts to those less fortunate Alpha Daughters of Zion, Valero, deliver gifts to those less fortunate
January 23 at 2:51 pm
Each year, Valero Refinery of Norco provides gifts to the female inmates at Nelson Coleman Correctional Center as well as children of clients affiliated with Alpha Daughters of Zion.

SCAG announces January artists of the month SCAG announces January artists of the month
January 23 at 2:49 pm
The St. Charles Artists of the month for January are (from left):

Rotarians celebrate 37th anniversary, honor long-time members Rotarians celebrate 37th anniversary, honor long-time members
January 23 at 2:48 pm
The St. Charles Parish Rotary Club celebrated its 37th anniversary at its Jan. 7 luncheon.

Quentin Humane Society Pet of the Week: Quentin
January 23 at 2:46 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Quentin, a male kitten who loves both cats and dogs.

Jacy Ashley Long St. Rose teen honored at cotillion
January 23 at 2:44 pm
Destrehan High School senior Jacy Ashley Long was honored among seven teens Dec. 27 at the 26th Biennial Debutante Ball of SWANS Inc.

Participants sing in last Monday’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. day march as they make their way down River Road from the West Bank Bridge Park to the Hahnville Courthouse. MLK’s legacy in St. Charles
January 23 at 2:38 pm
Lifelong St. Charles Parish resident Edward Murray was only 11 years old when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot.

St. Charles Women’s Club raise $5,000 at charity auction St. Charles Women’s Club raise $5,000 at charity auction
January 16 at 9:31 am
The St. Charles Women’s Club raised over $5,000 as part of its annual autumn auction for Charity.

Three chihuahua-terrier mix puppies are looking for a home after the holidays. Pup Litter is Humane Society’s Pet of the Week
January 16 at 9:28 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase showcase is three unnamed puppies, who are Chihuahua and terrier mixes.

Destrehan man allegedly stabs spouse with screwdriver
Destrehan man allegedly stabs spouse with screwdriver
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A Destrehan man was arrested and charged with aggravated battery and domestic abuse battery for allegedly striking his girlfriend and stabbing her with a screwdriver.