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Spring Saturday morning playgroup

LULING - Creative Family Solutions Playgroup,13101 River Road in Luling, is offering spring play groups on Saturday mornings. Through creative play, children develop their skills and bring books and language into their daily lives. Geared for children 0-5 years.

Saturday Mornings: April 10, 17, 23, May 8, 15, 22-Join us for our spring sessions from 9-10 a.m.

Call 331-1999 for more information or to sign up for spring session. Free Program. Funded by United Way.Read More...
April 10, 2010 at 9:35 am

United Way hosts 5k bridge run/walk

ST. CHARLES PARISH - United Way of St. Charles is hosting their 14th Annual 5K Bridge Run/Walk and Festival on Saturday, April 10, presented by Motiva Enterprises and Valero St. Charles Refinery.

The race starts at 8:30 a.m. at the East Bank Bridge Park in Destrehan and crosses the Hale Boggs Bridge to the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling. Winners of the 5K Bridge Run will receive a combined prize purse of $5,000 and custom race medallions.

Pre-registration is available for $25 per person until April 2. After April 2, race registration is $30 per person.

To register for the race, visit or register in person at the United Way office, 13207 River Road in Luling. On-site registration is also available Friday, April 9, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bridge Park in Luling and on race day, Saturday, April 10, starting at 7:30 a.m. at the Bridge Park in Destrehan.

April 10, 2010 at 9:35 am

Catfish biting, but catching sac-a-lait still a struggle

Last week we had only two chances to fish and we struggled.Read More...
April 09, 2010 at 8:48 am

Cox broadcasts Masters in 3D

New Orleans - Cox Communications has announced that customers in the Greater New Orleans area will have exclusive access to the innovative 3D coverage of the Masters Tournament next month from Augusta National Golf Club. Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 2:22 pm

Corps insists tie-in won’t flood parish

Representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers told a parish Hurricane Protection Projects Committee that the Western Tie-In now under construction would have little impact on the area.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 2:22 pm

Neighbors complain, council rezones

Planning and Zoning Commission member Neal Clulee can rezone nine acres of land on Highway 90 from wetlands and residential to highway commercial after the St. Charles Parish Council approved the move on Monday.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 2:21 pm

New library set to open doors by end of month

The library system plans to open the doors to the new, 39,655-square-foot East Regional Library on April 26, according to head librarian Mary desBordes.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 2:21 pm

Arrest made in rash of business burglaries

After an extensive investigation, the St. Charles Sheriff’s Office believes it has found the man responsible for the burglaries of four businesses in St. Charles Parish during January and February, including Hartman’s True Value, a bar, a restaurant and a check cashing location.
April 08, 2010 at 2:21 pm

Support neighbors through Bridge Run

The United Way’s 14th Annual Bridge Run/Walk and Festival is back this year with new and improved after-run activities.
The event is a great way for parishioners to help out the community while also supporting their own health and well-being.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 1:34 pm

Divine Mercy Sunday: What does Jesus mean by complete forgiveness?

(COLUMNIST’S NOTE: The following is primarily a Catholic devotion, but other Christian denominations can participate in it in their own way. His mercy is for everyone.)Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 1:33 pm

State should begin getting share of oil revenue

Louisiana is an oil producing state, obviously. And as a result, it is where U. S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar came to announce the intended sale of mineral leases on some 18-million acres coming up in the Gulf of Mexico August 18.
April 08, 2010 at 1:31 pm

Sheriff's Reports


•Eric J. Gros, 28, of 115 Dixie Drive in Des Allemands, was arrested on March 25 and charged with worthless checks over $500.
April 08, 2010 at 1:30 pm

Parish releases mid-term ‘report card’

January 2010 marked two years since the St. Charles Parish Council and Parish President took office for their current terms.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 1:30 pm

United Way meets goal with $2.2 million

LULING, LA- United Way of St. Charles is excited to announce they have reached over 100 percent of their fundraising goal of $2.2 million.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 1:29 pm

Sheriff’s Office rewarded for DWI enforcement

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office recently received the DWI Enforcement Award issued by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission on March 8, 2010 in Baton Rouge.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 1:28 pm

Parish purchases land across from courthouse for EOC, DMV

A “governmental campus” that will include a new Emergency Operations Center, climate-controlled records storage building and DMV will be built across from the courthouse after the Parish Council agreed to purchase 2.3 acres of land.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 1:27 pm

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Sheriff's Office investigating Destrehan homicide
Sheriff's Office investigating Destrehan homicide
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in Destrehan today (Nov. 19).