|Cajun Dancers: Allemands Elementary 2nd graders keep tradition alive
April 28 at 9:52 am
Girls adorned in traditional multi-colored dresses with bonnets atop their heads and boys in jeans and white shirts with a handkerchief behind their neck come together as the fast paced zydeco music starts up.
|Drugs connect rash of East Bank murders
April 28 at 9:29 am
After experiencing a long dry spell with no murders in the parish over a 13-month period from early 2011 to mid 2012, St. Charles Parish has seen four murders in the past 11 months–all of which have occurred on the East Bank. Three of those murders occurred in the first three months of 2013. and all of the murders reportedly involved the use of drugs.
|Norco Elementary social studies fair winners
April 27 at 10:40 am
A social studies fair at was recently held at Norco Elementary. Pictured are the first place winners who advanced to the next round of competition at Nicholls State University.
|This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Deuce”
April 27 at 10:35 am
Deuce is a 4 year old male Great Dane. Humane Society officals said he is playful, wonderful with children and very good with other dogs.
|Young entrepreneurs visit Subway in LaPlace: field trip highlighted franchising as a business opportunity
April 27 at 10:33 am
The 2013 class of the River Region YEA! program recently visited the Belle Terre Blvd. Subway location in LaPlace owned by former Chamber Board member Raj Pannu.
|Harry Hurst Middle middle and elementary honor choirs
April 27 at 10:30 am
HMS had 13 students represented in the District VII Middle School Honor Choir.
|Live music at Pier 90
April 27 at 9:39 am
LULING - Michael “Aaron” Williams and the Strays will be playing live Saturday, April 27 at Pier 90, located at 10093 U.S. Hwy. 90 in Luling.
The show titled “Rock Dat, Groove Dat and Dance Dat
All Night Long” will begin at 9 p.m.
For more information call (504)458-7866.
April 27 at 9:39 am
LULING - The Community Chorus of River Parishes will present numerous Taizé Worship Services over the next month.
Taizé services provide a setting where people can experience God and recharge their spiritual batteries. The service includes reflective music, chants, readings and a time of silence for quiet prayer.
Performances will take place:
Saturday, April 27 at 6 p.m. at the United Methodist Church at 1001 Paul Maillard Road at Luling.
Sunday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at the St. Charles United Methodist Church at 1905 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan.
Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church at 401 Spruce St. in Norco.
Tuesday, May 14 at 7 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church at 13396 River Road in Destrehan.
|National prescription drug take back day
April 27 at 9:38 am
LULING - A prescription drug take back day will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The purpose of this event is to allow citizens to dispose of prescription drugs that may be expired or are not being used for whatever reason.
The drop off site for St. Charles Parish will be located across the street from the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling at the overflow parking lot (adjacent to the levee). Should you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Sgt. Dwayne LaGrange or Sgt. Burley McCarter with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985)783-1355.
|Boys and girls summer track registration
April 27 at 9:38 am
LULING - Registration for USA Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) boys and girls summer track will be open on April 27 from 10 a.m. to noon at the St. Charles Parish Recreation Office.
Registration is open for applicants from ages 5 to 18. A $100 fee and copy of birth certificate is required. Summer track events include 100, 200 and 400 meter dashes, long jump, high jump, 800 and 1500 meter runs, hurdles and 400 and 1600 meter relays.
For more information, call Bertina Fontenot at (225)802-1147 or Theresa Theriot at (985)783-5090 or email at email@example.com.
|Killona mother forced out of home for 2 weeks after 18-wheeler hits power pole
April 27 at 9:27 am
A woman and her two daughters were without electricity for two weeks after an 18-wheeler tore down the power line in front of their home and damaged their electric meter and hookup.
|Hahnville Lady Tigers dropped in softball playoff quarter finals
April 26 at 3:12 pm
The Hahnville Lady Tigers were unable to overcome a second inning scoring streak by Mt. Carmel and lost in quarter final playoffs in Sulphur.
|St. Rose Elementary students explore simple machines
April 26 at 10:29 am
Third grade students in Richard Weerts’ class at St. Rose Elementary studied simple machines by measuring the amount of force needed to move an object using different types of simple machines.
|Lakewood Elementary classroom collaboration
April 26 at 10:28 am
This week at Lakewood Elementary Lauren Dailey and her 5th grade students, (Aimee Sierra, Lance Boudoin, Joey Brezinsky and John Pearsall) worked collaboratively by putting their heads together to solve a metric conversion problem.
|Norco Elementary students of the month
April 26 at 10:27 am
Students of the month from Norco Elementary were selected for displaying character traits of sharing, cooperation, self-respect, patience, excellence and courage.
|HHS recieves Exxon Mobil Corp. Grant
April 26 at 10:26 am
The Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program has awarded Hahnville High School with a $500 Grant.
|St. Pierre holds firm on decision not to sign lobbying contract
April 26 at 9:26 am
After saying last week that he had no intention of signing a contract with Tauzin Consultants, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre held firm despite pleas from residents who said a lobbying firm is needed to fight the prospect of high flood insurance.
|Man lured into robbery through Instagram
April 26 at 9:25 am
Police are searching for a robber who lured a Destrehan man to Carriage Lane with promises of a cell phone before pulling out a gun and taking the victim’s money.
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Legislators vow to help parish fight huge insurance increases - 517 views
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre, along with eight other parish presidents and representatives from five other parishes, visited Washington, D.C. to talk to officials about the potential spike in local flood insurance premiums should large portions of the Biggert-Waters Act be allowed to take effect in October.
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