Lifestyles




Julian Turner Book Reviews - "The Troop"
October 10, 2014 at 3:35 pm
Nick Cutter’s The Troop is exactly what it says on the front cover: a book of terror.

The winning Jambalaya team from Dow St. Charles Operations (L-R): Margo Lumar, Ronnie Rodrigue, Yvette Dempster, Corey Becnel. 2014 Battle for the Paddle winners announced
October 10, 2014 at 3:16 pm
With 123 teams cooking jambalaya or gumbo, United Way of St. Charles kicked off its fundraising campaign with the 13th annual Battle for the Paddle cook-off on Thursday, Oct. 2 at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

James Colly is a senior at Hahnville High School. Hahnville students rally around autistic classmate, nominate him to homecoming court
October 10, 2014 at 3:05 pm
James Colly Jr. is in many respects an average teenager.

Oldies But Goodies put the FUN in fundraiser Oldies But Goodies put the FUN in fundraiser
October 03, 2014 at 9:47 am
By Jacob Bielanski

Amidst a flurry of giant cookers, foam containers and plastic wrap, a woman’s voice rings out. “I just want to give a heads up, everyone, Mass just let out, so get ready for the rush.”

Dissected owl pellets provide student lesson on wildlife nutrition Dissected owl pellets provide student lesson on wildlife nutrition
September 26, 2014 at 3:21 pm
Madison Marcel and Cyron Mitt, eighth graders in Trina Douglas’ class, dissected owl pellet to determine what the owls had recently eaten.

Satellite Center students went out into local elementary schools to help kids get a better grasp on reading for their National Day of Service that took place on Sept. 11. 
Hayley Steinlage bends over to help a student color. Satellite Center students visit elementary schools, read to classes
September 26, 2014 at 3:19 pm
On Sept. 11, to honor National Day of Service and Remembrance, the Satellite Center STAR (Students Teaching and Reaching) team members read to young students at both the East Bank Headstart and Carver Early Learning Center.

Olivia Julien and  Olivia Ockman are reciting the Peacemaker Promise. Mimosa Park Elementary community morning meeting
September 26, 2014 at 3:17 pm
At Mimosa Park Elementary School in Luling, the whole student body gathers together once a month for a community morning meeting.

You’ve got to read this! (Sept. 25)
September 26, 2014 at 3:14 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Destrehan student Courtney Pfalzgraf brings materials to the volunteers planting trees as part of her senior project event. “Swamp Sweep” senior project undertaken at Wetland Watchers Park
September 26, 2014 at 3:13 pm
Destrehan student Courtney Pfalzgraf recently coordinated her “Save the Wetlands” senior project at Wetland Watchers Park that included community volunteers collecting litter and planting trees.

Jimmy Ladner, Wal-Mart store manager; Victoria Bryant, Director of Arc of St. Charles;
Brian Greenroad, Wal-Mart shift manager. Boutte Wal-Mart gives donation to special needs non-profit
September 26, 2014 at 3:12 pm
Wal-Mart in Boutte recently made a charitable contribution to the Arc of St Charles in the amount of $2,500.

Miranda Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Miranda”
September 26, 2014 at 3:11 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Miranda.

Brittany Schaubhut Book review: “Playwriting for Dummies”
September 26, 2014 at 3:10 pm
Playwriting for Dummies by Angelo Parra is a guide for aspiring playwrights to discover how to begin the playwriting process.

Mrs. Mona Reader and Advisor has been a staple for years at the Alligator Festival where she has provided fortune telling, tarot card readings, crystal ball reading and palm readings. Arts, crafts and psychic shine unique light on interesting Alligator Festival merchandise
September 26, 2014 at 3:07 pm
Those attending this year’s Alligator Festival should be prepared to be met by a number of vendors, some from nearby and others from farther away, offering a wide-variety of items that include handcrafted artisan furniture, hats made of seagrass and a look into the future.

You’ve got to read this! (Sept. 18)
September 19, 2014 at 1:34 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Alyssa Moreau, Ana Rosado, Sarah Benoit, Jha’Quan Jackson, Erica Rodriguez, and Madison Marcel. Social contract acceptance
September 19, 2014 at 1:33 pm
During a recent assembly, Tiger time representatives at R.K. Smith Middle School presented the 2014-2015 Social Contract that addresses the agreement of societal cooperation amongst the school’s student population.

Destrehan High School principal Stephen Weber with National Merit Semifinalist Ashlyn Frahm. National merit semifinalist announced
September 19, 2014 at 1:31 pm
Destrehan High School has announced that Ashlyn Frahm is a National Merit Semifinalist.

Raymond K. Smith sixth graders, (kneeling) DaJan Parker, (standing left to right) Skylar Bowman, Krislyn Hebert, Amari Jack, La’Neesha Isaac and Jordyn Taylor pose for a picture at the Back to School Dance which was sponsored by  student council.  R.K. Smith Back to School Bash
September 19, 2014 at 1:27 pm
R.K. Smith Middle School recently held it’s first annual Back to School Bash. Over 300 family members, students, community members, and faculty attended.

Moet Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Moet”
September 19, 2014 at 1:25 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Moet.

HBO sniper series films in St. Charles
HBO sniper series films in St. Charles
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HBO is back in St. Charles Parish filming an eight-part series called “Quarry” that will premiere next year.