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Sixth annual spring trash bash
March 22 at 8:00 am
LULING – St. Charles Parish will once again go green March 22 with the sixth installment of the spring parishwide “Trash Bash”, a litter cleanup and recycling awareness event to be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Knights of Columbus 9933 Lenten fish fry
March 21 at 5:00 pm
LULING – The Knights of Columbus 9933 are holding a weekly fish fry on Fridays during Lent.

Cypress Lakes golf tournament benefit for St. Charles Borromeo gym
March 21 at 12:00 pm
DESTREHAN – The Parents, Teachers and Friends Organization is planning its annual golf tournament to be held on Friday, March 21 beginning at noon.

(Left) Convicted child rapist Daniel Parks Sr. (Right) Stephanie Hebert after her kindergarten graduation in 1978. Hebert was kidnapped on her way to a neighbor’s home and her skeletal remains were found six months later in Taft. Convicted child rapist eyed in 1978 murder
March 21 at 11:09 am
Nearly 36 years after the skeletal remains of 5-year-old Stephanie Hebert were discovered tied to a tree near the Mississippi River in Taft, a new suspect has emerged in her abduction and murder.

At the farmers' market 10 year anniversary in 2013, Rene Schmit, LSU AgCenter County Agent for St. Charles Parish (center), congratulated Home Vegetable Garden Growing Contest winners, Doug Robicheaux and Jerry Hummel. Council cuts funding to farmers’ market
March 21 at 11:05 am
The German Coast Farmers’ Market was recently forced to take a 10 percent reduction in their subsidy this year after St. Charles Parish Council members raised questions about the market’s funding.

A proposed rail corridor would travel from Baton Rouge, through St. Charles Parish and into New Orleans. Parish signs on for railway linking Baton Rouge, New Orleans
March 21 at 10:50 am
A railway that would pass through St. Charles Parish and connect Baton Rouge to New Orleans and the Louis Armstrong International Airport is only a parish away from coming to fruition.

Residents across the parish have complained about the service provided by Progressive Waste Solutions. They say their cans are often damaged and trash bins are sometimes tossed into yards and even ditches. Residents trash garbage service
March 21 at 10:46 am
Progressive Waste Solutions was the target of criticism for nearly 100 residents who recently took to social media to express complaints about the service provided by the St. Charles Parish trash contractor.

Valero employees receiving the UWSC Spirit Award. United Way of St. Charles has raised more than $2.5 million
March 21 at 10:44 am
United Way of St. Charles announced at their Victory Celebration last month that they had raised $69,051 more than the same time last year.

(Front Row L-R): Megan Trahan and LiAnn Schexnayder. (Back row L-R) : Coach Christina Crotwell, Kaitlyn Moore, Kassidy Dunn, Emilie Crotwell, Callie Naquin, Sophia Matylis and Assistant Coach Lauri Trahan. St. Charles Parish Girl Scouts participate in Lego League
March 21 at 10:43 am
A group of St. Charles Parish Girl Scouts recently participated in their First Lego League challenge and came home with the next best thing to winning, The Rising Star Award.

Lakewood Elementary black history month celebration Lakewood Elementary black history month celebration
March 21 at 10:42 am
Michelle Adkins’s and Lauren Mire’s classes are seen here practicing for the black history program at Lakewood Elementary.

Firefighter of The Year Harley Ford is given a plaque by Fire Chief Todd Sparks. Des Allemands firefighters awarded
March 21 at 10:41 am
The Des Allemands Volunteer Fire Department recently handed out awards to numerous firefighters and fire line and administration officers were announced.

Lane Naquin, Iyanna Curole, Dora Gonzalez and Taylor Champagne. R.J. Vial Elementary team member of the month
March 21 at 10:40 am
Dora Gonzalez, a lunch monitor at R. J. Vial Elementary School, was selected as January’s Team Member of the Month.

Mimosa Park Elementary grandparents' day Mimosa Park Elementary grandparents' day
March 21 at 10:38 am
Charlene Faucheux visited her grandson John Michael Savoie in Christina Palmer’s first grade class at Mimosa Park Elementary in Luling for grandparents' day.

You’ve got to read this! (March 20)
March 21 at 10:35 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mya” This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mya”
March 21 at 10:34 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Mya.

Former “Garden of the Month” as awarded by the La Belle Fleur Garden Club. Local gardeners look to bounce back from brutal winter
March 21 at 10:30 am
After a historically cold winter, local gardeners are preparing for a comeback and are planning their gardens for this spring.

Policeman turned pastor Policeman turned pastor
March 21 at 10:07 am
McKinley Day, known as Pastor Kenny, was an eight-year veteran of the Louisiana State Police when he was asked to become a pastor at Covenant Church.

Jennifer Englade Competency hearing ordered for woman accused of killing 3
March 21 at 10:03 am
A St. Charles Parish judge has ordered doctors to reexamine Jennifer Englade, who was declared unfit to stand trial last year after police say she caused the deaths of three people and an unborn baby in St. Charles Parish.

29 vehicles up for grabs at sheriff’s auction
29 vehicles up for grabs at sheriff’s auction
A 2002 BMW, 1999 Mercedes ML3 and a 2007 Ford F150 are among the 29 vehicles that will be auctioned off by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office on Saturday.

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