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Absentee ballots deadline

Hahnville – Nov. 7 is the last day to submit an absentee ballot at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville. For more information, call (985) 783-5120.Read More...
November 07, 2016 at 12:48 pm

Shop Till You Drop Flea Market

Destrehan – Assistance For Single Parents (AFSP) will hold “Shop Till You Drop” on Saturday, Nov. 5 at its second annual Indoor Flea Market in Destrehan. The flea market will be held 8 to 11 a.m. at the St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan. For more information please visit www.AssistanceForSingleParents.org.Read More...
November 05, 2016 at 12:48 pm

Men of St. Rose fundraiser

St. Rose – The Men of St. Rose Club will hold a fish fry fundraiser at noon Nov. 5 at the Kickback Bar and Lounge, 107 St. Rose Ave. Proceeds benefit club projects. For more information, call Mike at (504) 239-5301, Joe at (504) 320-6280, Leslie at (504) 450-8417 and Paul at (504) 251-5323.Read More...
November 05, 2016 at 10:17 am

St. Charles Parish to host Veterans Day Luncheon

Luling – St. Charles Parish will host its annual Veterans Day Luncheon from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling. Entertainment will be provided by National World War II Museum’s Victory Belles vocal trio. All St. Charles Parish veterans are invited to attend. For more information, call (985) 783-5183.Read More...
November 03, 2016 at 12:47 pm

Baby supply drive

St. Charles Parish – A baby supply drive and special event is scheduled this month. Items requested include wipes, diapers, baby powder, baby lotion, baby wash, bottles, pacifiers, clothes for babies 0 – 12 months old and blankets that can be dropped off at most Catholic churches until Oct. 28. Collection boxes have been set up at these locations. A special fundraising event will be held 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Paradis Fire Station. For more information, contact Kaitlyn Dunn at (985) 722-4629 or kaitlyndunn99@gmail.com.Read More...
October 29, 2016 at 10:16 am

Arc of St. Charles holding annual Trunk or Treat

Boutte – Arc of St. Charles is holding its fourth annual Trunk or Treat event 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Arc office, 13771 Old Spanish Trail in Boutte. Local organizations and businesses will host or provide “trunks” and pass out candy. Arc will give out awards for best decorated trunks, sell concessions, host games and a costume contest. For more information or to volunteer, call (985) 785-0971.Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 10:16 am

Haunted History Hike volunteers needed

Norco – The Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism class at the Satellite Center is hosting the Haunted History Hike at the LaBranche Wetland Watchers park on Oct. 22. Guides will take participants through a tour of five stations that will outline the History of Wetland. There will also have other family themed activities such as Trick-or-Treating, Mummy your Mommy and face painting. The event is aimed at educating youths and their families about the issues facing coastal Louisiana and to raise money to preserve Wetland Watcher Park. Read More...
October 22, 2016 at 10:15 am

Hospital Auxiliary book fundraiser

Luling – The St. Charles Parish Hospital Volunteer Services Department and STCH Auxiliary is having a Books Are Fun Book and Gift Fair Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Oct. 21 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will also feature games, toys and other gift ideas for sale outside the Oyster’s Pearl Cafeteria and The Lagniappe Gifts & Goodies Gift Shop. Proceeds benefit the STCH Auxiliary. For more information, call Donna Palahang at (985) 785-4258 or email Donna.Palahang@ochsner.org.Read More...
October 20, 2016 at 10:15 am

Steib benefit tournament scheduled

Luling - A Sam Steib Benefit Tournament will be held Oct. 15 at West Bank Bridge Park that will feature men’s softball and a co-ed cabbage ball. Entry fee is $250 per team. Proceeds benefit Sam’s Recovery Fund. For more information or to register, call or text (504) 319-2146.Read More...
October 15, 2016 at 10:24 am

Night Out Against Crime Kick Off

Luling – The Paul Maillard Community Development Organization will host its first “Night Out Against Crime Kick Off” 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Winn Wood Shopping Center on Paul Maillard Road in Luling. Youths interested in showcasing their talents are encouraged to participate. For more information or participate, contact Ivy Williams, alpha5747@yahoo.com or (504) 812-0965; Kristen Gordon, kristengordon07@gmail.com or (504) 224-0902; Becky Gaudet at becky@louisianadisabilitylaw.com or (504) 875-1077, or Shantrell Byrd at shantrellbyrd@cost.net or (504) 452-8705 by Sept. 23.
October 15, 2016 at 10:24 am

4-H Shooting Sports seeking new members

Destrehan – St. Charles Parish 4-H is seeking new members for its Shooting Sports program that focuses on instructing participants in firearm safety and sportsmanship. Parents and youth (Ages 10 - 19) either residing or attending school in St. Charles Parish are invited to attend an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 11 at the East Regional Library, 160 West Campus Drive in Destrehan. For more information, contact the St. Charles Parish 4-H Agent Kali Zammit at (985) 785-4473 or via e-mail at kzammit@agcenter.lsu.edu.Read More...
October 11, 2016 at 10:23 am

Business Networking Event

Luling - St. Charles Parish will host its first SCP Business Exchange at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling. In addition to promoting networking with the parish business community, parish officials want to resume a local business association at the event. Attendees are asked to bring business cards and post their support of the event using the hashtag#ShopStCharles. There is no charge to attend the event. For more information, call the parish Department of Economic Development & Tourism at (985) 783-5140.Read More...
October 04, 2016 at 10:23 am

BBQ fundraiser for St. Rose Elementary teacher

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BBQ fundraiser for St. Rose Elementary teacher
St. Rose – The St. Rose Volunteer Fire Department Women’s Group will hold a barbeque pulled pork lunch/dinner fundraiser Sept. 30 to help offset medical expenses for Christi Fraychineaud, teacher at St. Rose Elementary and single mother of three. An $8 plate will include a pork sandwich, coleslaw and dessert. Lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Plates may be picked up on site at 123 St. Rose Ave. or delivered. To order, call (504) 467-9536. Read More...
September 30, 2016 at 10:27 am

Election training for commissioners

St. Charles Parish – The Charles Parish Clerk of Courts Office will hold courses of instruction at 2 p.m. Sept. 26 and 10 a.m. on Sept. 27 for residents interested in serving as a commissioner and commissioner-in-charge for elections. All classes will be held at the Parish Courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville. For more information, call (985) 783-6632.Read More...
September 26, 2016 at 10:26 am

St. John the Baptist holding Family Day and fundraiser

Paradis – St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will hold its annual Family Day on Sept. 18 on curch grounds at 15405 Hwy. 90, Paradis. Lunch will include baked chicken or pork loin with rice dressing, green peas, potato salad and bread for $8 each. Lunch will be served at noon and attendees can dine in or take out. Desserts and drinks also will be available for purchase. Raffle tickets will be pulled between 1:30 – 2 p.m. All proceeds benefit the church.Read More...
September 18, 2016 at 9:52 am

Girl Scouts in St. Charles holding recruitment event

Destrehan – Girl Scouts in St. Charles is holding a recruitment event to invite more girls to Girl Scouting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan. Membership is $15 per year for girls and adults. For more information, call Girl Scout External Recruiting Specialist DeNeil Brown at dmbrown@gsle.org or (985) 381-2688.Read More...
September 10, 2016 at 9:51 am

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Taking the prize for serving others and doing outstanding work in St. Charles
Taking the prize for serving others and doing outstanding work in St. Charles
Rachelle Johnson didn’t expect recognition for doing her job as administrative assistant in the St. Charles Parish Department of Waterworks, but it was still an honor to receive the award.