Girl Scouts is going high-tech with new S.T.E.M. badges

Christy Crotwell’s little girl had been so involved in Boy Scouts with her brother that she announced when she got big she wanted to sell cookies like her brother sold popcorn.Read More...
October 05 at 4:07 pm

Unique program lowers number of former inmates returning to jail

Project Transition is an 11-week pre-release program made possible with funding from the United Way of St. Charles. Read More...
October 05 at 4:04 pm

New Red Cross office brings more services to St. Charles

Few emergency aid organizations are as recognized as the American Red Cross, which makes it even better news that it has opened an office in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
October 05 at 4:01 pm

Scouts help guide boys in life

Seven years after his young son completed Boy Scouts, Gary Dolese is still serving as a scoutmaster because of the difference he’s seen it make in these boys’ lives.Read More...
October 05 at 3:58 pm

Arc’s summer camp enhances lives of the disabled

For Renata Rafiel of Boutte, there was just no doubt about what Arc of St. Charles’ summer camp meant to her daughter.Read More...
October 05 at 3:54 pm

Alpha Daughters helping victims of domestic violence

When Myra Marshall arrived at her “safe place” in May of 2017, she was nervous, confused and scared.Read More...
October 05 at 3:38 pm

Catholic Charities provides financial and mental counseling

United Way of St. Charles helps fund two Catholic Charities programs – financial literacy and counseling - in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
October 05 at 3:35 pm

Parish declares state of emergency with approaching storm

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm Nate's arrival.Read More...
October 05 at 12:05 pm

St. Rose man charged with assault after driving car into Destrehan businesses

Anthony Manson Jr., a 22-year-old resident of St. Rose, is being charged with three counts of aggravated criminal damage to property and six counts of aggravated assault after reportedly driving his Toyota Tundra pickup truck into the front of three different Destrehan businesses Wednesday morning. Read More...
October 04 at 3:38 pm

Record-setting 162 teams will Battle for the Paddle on Thursday (Oct. 5)

The 162 teams signed up for this year’s Battle for the Paddle, and an anticipated 8,000 people attending the event, will break in a new location on Thursday.Read More...
October 04 at 2:43 pm

Man in custody after driving into trio of Destrehan businesses

A man who reportedly drove his Toyota Tundra pickup truck into the front of three different Destrehan businesses was arrested Wednesday. Read More...
October 04 at 12:52 pm

Marilyn Richoux leaves her own mark on St. Charles history

Remembered for her devotion to preserving St. Charles Parish history, Marilyn Richoux, 79, died last week from Lou Gehrig's disease.Read More...
October 04 at 11:51 am

St. Rose resident beats cancer diagnosis - twice

Soon after having a double mastectomy last year, Iris Dent got the further devastating diagnosis that the cancer had reached her lymph nodes.Read More...
October 04 at 11:48 am

United Way grows to 30 partners

With record-setting campaigns, Battle for the Paddle growth and organizational expansion in services, United Way of St. Charles marked an impressive year in 2016.Read More...
October 04 at 11:44 am

Special Olympics, United Way help Destrehan native beat the odds after cancer

After undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from her brain in 1999 and then chemotherapy for the next two years, Jordan Prince was told she may never hear, walk or speak again — continuing to participate in athletics seemed like a remote possibility, at best.Read More...
October 04 at 11:42 am

Matthew 25:35, Second Harvest feed over 9K people in parish

Mary Anne Schindler took after her parents when it comes to her love of helping others. Read More...
October 04 at 11:39 am

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Former St. Anthony of Padua church making comeback as landmark
Former St. Anthony of Padua church making comeback as landmark
The sight of new life in the old St. Anthony of Padua Church in Luling getting new life is a welcome one for Cookie Gomez.