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Studetns of the month were Kourtney Irons – 3rd grade, Ethan Stein – 4th grade and Mia Ferrell - 5th grade. R.J. Vial Elementary students of the month
March 31 at 9:50 am
R. J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis recently congratulated three students who were selected as students of the month.

(Front left to right): Ryan Quinn Madison Allen, Julian Charron, Dillan Robertson, Ashlyn Frahm, and Jakob Lover. (Back left to right): Brian Young, Brandon McMullen, Ryan Fink, Chantz Ziglar, Alex Soniat, Austin Hymel, Kyle Duffel and Valdrie Buford DHS Wildcats Robotics to compete in international robotics competition
March 31 at 9:48 am
The DHS Wildcats Robotics will compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition – the Bayou Regional – on April 3-5 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.

(First row l-r): Riley LeBlanc, Jonee Bergeron, Collin Cedotal, Christopher Charles, Natalie Gilmore, Michael Duhe, and Nicole Gilmore. (Second row l-r): Annamarie Allen, Noelle Kelley, Morgan Gunnel, Joe Chiarella, Margaret Bordelon, Sydney Pfister, Caroline Payne, Sarah Duhe. (Third row l-r): Emma Lassalle, Lexie Riviere, Rachel Duffy, Joe Delaney, Jacob Galatas, Ashley Payne, Ayme Melancon and Hope Tobin. St. Charles Borromeo Beta Club inductees
March 31 at 9:45 am
Twenty-three middle school students were recently inducted into the Beta Club at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan.

Makis This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Makis”
March 31 at 9:43 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Makis.

Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers Perform at the German Coast Farmers’ Market Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers Perform at the German Coast Farmers’ Market
March 31 at 9:40 am
Keeping a part of the Cajun culture alive in St. Charles Parish, members of the Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers recently performed at the German Coast Farmers’ Market in Destrehan.

Teachers of the Year Sarah Stohlman, JulieAnna Smith and Megan Harms. Teachers of the Year will represent St. Charles schools for statewide title
March 28 at 10:59 am
Three St. Charles Parish Public Schools teachers were recently named the top educators in their divisions by the school district.

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.

You’ve got to read this! (March 13)
March 14 at 10:51 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

(Front): Calie Frangella, Alyssa Porche and Hannah Bartucci. (Back): Band director Daniel Davis Michael Mollere and Allison Landry. Norco Elementary honor band
March 14 at 10:50 am
Fourth and fifth grade band students from Norco Elementary School were selected by audition to perform in the St. Charles Parish Honor Band concert held on Feb. 27.

Kia B. Gray Boutte native completes basic training
March 14 at 10:45 am
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Kia B. Gray graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe
Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe
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A pipe malfunction is reportedly behind a powerful explosion that was felt throughout the parish and caused a fire at the Diamond Green Diesel Refinery in Norco in early August.