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St. Charles Parish County Agent, Rene' Schmit of the LSU AgCenter, presented certificate awards to nine graduates in recognition of their completing 64 hours of course work toward certification as a Louisiana Master Gardener.Read More...
December 03, 2009 at 3:05 pm

Head Start, R.J. Vial, Cammon have new leaders

The recent retirement of Mildred Butler, the former director of the Head Start program for St. Charles Parish, set a series of changes into motion for area schools.Read More...
December 03, 2009 at 3:03 pm

Bark at Bridge Park celebrates pets

By Renee Simpson

***Update: This event was rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 20, due to forecasted inclement weather.***

St. Charles Parish dogs (and cats) will have their day at the first annual ‘Bark at the Bridge Park’ festival, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 12 at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 3:30 pm

Troops needed in Afghanistan

Some wonder why we should go to war on the side of corrupt government in Afghanistan. The answer is that we have no choice because without that government, the terrorists would be in control of the country.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:50 am

Higher ed commission proposes critical reforms

This past legislative session, Speaker of the House Jim Tucker passed a bill that created a “Postsecondary Education Review Commission” which was charged with studying Louisiana's higher education system. Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:49 am

Waterford 3 in latter stages of outage

Waterford 3 is getting ready to begin producing power again after a shutdown to refuel and refurbish the plant. Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:46 am

DHS student charged with sexual battery in classroom

An 18-year-old St. Rose man, who allegedly exposed himself and touched a 15-year-old girl in a Destrehan High School classroom while a video was being shown, has been booked with sexual battery and molestation of a juvenile, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office said. Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:45 am

Six from 5 states arrested in Destrehan magazine bust

Six young adults, only one of whom was from Louisiana, were arrested by the Sheriff’s Office last week for misrepresenting themselves as Destrehan students while selling magazines without a solicitation permit.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:42 am

Local club spreads cheer overseas

Christmas is the time of the year that most people get to spend spreading cheer and reminiscing with family and friends, but for thousands of soldiers overseas, that is not a possibility.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:42 am

Killona teen booked with 6 counts of attempted murder

A Killona teenager who allegedly shot at six people walking down Schoolhouse Lane last week has been charged with six counts of attempted murder.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:40 am

Residents happy with education, not with transportation, results show

St. Charles Parish has a strong educational system, a great economy and good community services but could improve upon transportation, drainage and youth programs and activities, according to 534 residents who participated in a series of community forums.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:39 am

Hi-tech tools make classroom more interactive for students

St. Charles Parish Public Schools are all about looking towards the future, especially where technology is concerned. Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:38 am

Sheriff’s Office tracking down child pornographers

For the last six months, a St. Charles Parish Sheriff's officer has been combing the Internet to find those who are downloading child pornography. And while he is forced to see graphic and disturbing images and videos, he is confident that his work will lead to arrests and save victims.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:35 am

Luling woman charged with theft of $337,000

A 45-year-old Luling businesswoman who co-founded Paradis’ Vous Salon and Spa in 2005 has been charged with stealing around $337,000 from two Harvey car dealerships over the past year.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:34 am

Krewe of Lul ‘early bird’ prices good through Dec. 2

LULING - Luling’s Krewe of Lul parade organization is offering “early-bird” prices for floats - small floats are $200, large floats are $300 - fire department trucks and other units are $25.

Dance groups, marching bands and other participants such as festival queens, homecoming royalty, etc. are of no charge.
For parade date and time information, parade route and line-up information, rules and regulations, and application forms, contact Debbie Dufrense-Vial at 504-559-4910 or Russell Lauve at 985-785-6811.
December 02, 2009 at 9:12 am

Ducks swarm Lake Salvador

This past weekend, many hunters headed to their favorite deer leases with the anticipation of killing a wall hanger.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:52 am

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St. Rose Elementary second-graders learn about banking
St. Rose Elementary second-graders learn about banking
Michelle Distefano from Capital One Bank in Destrehan visited with the second graders at St. Rose Elementary as they learned about services banks provide during their economics unit in social studies.