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Second Harvest fed over 500 students last year

While the prospect of solving the problem of hunger completely seems daunting, Second Harvest is one organization dedicated to curbing it as much as possible. Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Promapalooza provides safe after party for students

When Promapalooza was first established in 2012, organizers simply hoped to attract around 100 or so students to the prom after party events for Destrehan and Hahnville high schools. Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Creative Family Solutions helps nurture parents, families

Creative Family Solutions (CFS) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1999 that provides counseling, educational and other growth-related services to youth, families and individuals in need. Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Destrehan student with hearing, visual disabilities finds his role with the Drama Guild

Despite visual and hearing disabilities, Paul Sullivan of Destrehan found a place where it doesn't matter.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Alpha Daughters changes lives of those impacted by domestic violence

Since getting help from Alpha Daughters of Zion, Shalinda Austin says her life is amazing.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Parish’s Toy fund makes sure every child has a Merry Christmas

While the phrase “Have a Merry Christmas” is freely exchanged by many, the sad reality is that for some, Christmas isn’t such a happy time, with a number of families having to do without. For the children of those families, getting that visit from Santa and finding gifts under a tree may not be realistic in a given year.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Tia

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Tia the cat.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

HHS wins Pink Links challenge in cancer fight

There wasn’t only the annual rivalry game brewing between Hahnville and Destrehan high schools last Friday, there was also the Pink Links challenge between the two schools.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Valero cooking a win at Battle for the Paddle

Valero employees recently held their competition to name their contenders for the United Way of St. Charles’ Paddle for the Battle competition Oct. 6.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

St. Rose student starts 'LiveBullyFree' craze

When St. Rose Elementary School asked its students to aid its Live Bully Free Program, fourth-grader Jason Martin volunteered for a project that started a lovable flash mob.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am


Ford E. McBroom, passed away peacefully of Sept. 22 at 6:39 in the evening surrounded by his family. Read More...
September 30 at 7:00 am

RSVP lends helping hand to parish’s seniors

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) affords seniors age 55 years and older the opportunity to use their skills and life experiences to provide services to their community. The belief behind the program is that engaging those seniors to volunteer helps build strong community bonds. RSVP is a network of national service programs. Read More...
September 30 at 7:00 am

Business exchange offers networking to boost growth

St. Charles Parish business owners will have the opportunity to network at an SCP Business Exchange for large and small local businesses.Read More...
September 30 at 7:00 am

15th annual Battle for the Paddle expected to draw largest crowd ever

With more than 130 teams and nearly 8,000 attendees anticipated for the 15th annual Battle for the Paddle Cook-Off on Thursday, Oct. 6, the United Way of St. Charles is gearing up for its largest fundraiser at the West Bank Bridge Park.Read More...
September 30 at 6:00 am

Search for hospital board chair to begin Monday

The St. Charles Parish Council will accept John Landry III’s resignation as chairman of the Hospital Board at Monday’s council meeting, a position he was forced to leave as part of an agreement with the District Attorney’s office.Read More...
September 30 at 6:00 am

Council on Aging’s Under 60 Transportation saves lives

Gloria Apper is a huge fan of the Luling Activity Center.Read More...
September 30 at 5:00 am

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