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Girl Scouts upgrades technology for easier sign-up

As families prepare for the new school year and the array of activities from which to choose, they’ll find that joining and volunteering for the local Girl Scout organization a much easier and faster process, thanks to new technology which includes a digital platform for volunteers.Read More...
August 16 at 8:00 am

Parish youth rally: ‘A party with a purpose’ provides a future

In a jam-packed Edward Dufrense Community Center in Luling, children and parents lined up for school supplies, games, breakout sessions and food for a fun-filled Youth Rally Saturday.Read More...
August 16 at 8:00 am

World Series trip a bonding experience for St. Charles girls

Some of St. Charles Parish’s best and brightest young softball players had the rare opportunity to compete against many other top players across the nation last week, as the 8U and 10U All-Star teams competed at the Babe Ruth World Series at Jensen Beach, Fla. Read More...
August 16 at 8:00 am

Destrehan receiver latest of brother trio to land at LSU

Make it three for the Jefferson family at LSU.
August 16 at 8:00 am

Destrehan Plantation tells the whole story of slavery at the antebellum home

Standing in stately grandeur draped by ancient oaks, Destrehan Plantation is one of the great River Road mansions telling its whole story to visitors including its own chapter with slavery.Read More...
August 16 at 7:53 am

Destrehan speed knitter starts worldwide contest for Doctors without Borders

Sarah Bordelon never expected this.
August 16 at 7:49 am

Wonder kid sparks effort to remove invasive hyacinths

When Grace Rawls learned hyacinths were not good for wetlands as a junior keeper at the Audubon Zoo, this 13-year-old wonder kid jumped to action.Read More...
August 16 at 6:52 am

How a Destrehan businessman found a way to 'Kidnap' Halle Berry

While superstar Halle Berry was promoting the action thriller film "Kidnap" in New York, Todd Trosclair and Joey Tufaro have been celebrating what their anticipated first big hit will do for their independent film company in LaPlace and Metairie.Read More...
August 16 at 6:46 am

Paul Maillard revitalization moving ahead with Monsanto

The Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization project got Council approval, and St. Charles Parish has announced that Monsanto has become a strong partner in helping make it happen.Read More...
August 16 at 6:35 am

85% of motorists drove over limit on I-310, study says

The newly posted 70 mph speed limit on the elevated portions of Interstate 310 in St. Charles Parish marks a statewide trend aligning motorists' apparent need for speed, but it's also considered safer.Read More...
August 16 at 5:45 am

Public meeting on millages

The St. Charles Parish Council will hold a public meeting on adopting millages at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at St. Charles Parish Courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville.Read More...
August 14 at 8:36 am

Pre-sports physicals

St. Charles Parish Hospital Middle School Pre-Sports Physicals will be available Saturday, Aug. 12, at the following school locations: J.B. Martin - 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. for last names beginning A-M and 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., last names N-Z; Harry Hurst - 10:30 a.m. - noon; R.K. Smith - noon - 2 p.m.; Albert Cammon - noon - 2 p.m. at St. Charles Parish Hospital Medical Office Building (enter at north entrance), 1057 Paul Maillard Road, Luling. A physical will cost $15 in cash or checks only. A signed physical form is required. Parent attendance is mandatory. For more information, contact Donna Palahang at More...
August 12 at 9:48 am

Blood drive

American Legion Post 131 will host a “Mr. Charlie Oubre Jr.” Memorial Blood Drive with the Ochsner Blood Bank 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 103 Milling Ave., Luling. Donors are encouraged to eat a good meal before donating and can donate while taking medications for high blood pressure or cholesterol. Donors must bring a photo ID. For more information, contact Richard Bordner at (504) 343-5092.
August 12 at 9:44 am

Sheriff seeking information on missing man's whereabouts

Sheriff Greg Champagne is asking for public assistance in locating Melvin Greely Jr. Read More...
August 10 at 8:05 pm

Ensemble members

The Louisiana Ovation Vocal Ensemble is looking for new members as it begins its 2017 Fall season of “Christmas In The Movies”. The chorus, under the direction of Brian Martinez Jr., is open to all, from middle school age to adults. Rehearsals are held on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month, 7 – 9 p.m., at Lakewood Elementary School, 501 E. Heather Drive, Luling. No auditions or previous experience necessary. For more information, call (985) 652-0162, or email or visit or The first rehearsal will be held Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. Read More...
August 10 at 9:47 am

Luling Elementary named among 3 schools statewide for Don’t Quit! Fitness winners

Luling Elementary School was among three schools announced to receive a $100,000 fitness center.Read More...
August 09 at 2:27 pm

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Hahnville, Brother Martin battle to right respective ships
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