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St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office civilian range day - rifles only
September 06 at 8:00 am
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will be holding a civilian range day for rifles only on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. at Hwy. 3127 in Killona.

Junior quarterback Mike Neal scored the first touchdown of the game on a 16-yard rush and also had a few long passes in Hahnville's win over Salmen. Hahnville dominates Salmen in season opener
September 05 at 10:17 pm
The Nick Saltaformaggio coaching era at Hahnville started off with a bang as the Tigers dominated the Salmen Spartans in the season opener.

Destrehan routs West Jefferson 47-7 in season opener Destrehan routs West Jefferson 47-7 in season opener
September 05 at 9:52 pm
Destrehan running back Will Matthews rushed for 154 yards and three touchdowns in the first half to pace the Wildcats to a 47-7 blowout win over West Jefferson Friday night.

You’ve got to read this! (Sept. 4)
September 05 at 6:07 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

(Kneeling L-R) Wesley Zafirau, 1st grade,  and Corinn Witt, 2nd grade. (Seated on the sofa with Principal Marsha Walters  L-R) Marely Huerta, 1st grade and Khia Hydell, 1st grade.  Standing: Claire Naquin, 2nd grade, Erik Huerta, 1st grade, Avery Oertling, 1st grade, Krista Smith, 2nd grade, Tylen Kalili, 2nd grade, Addison Lemoine, 1st grade, Marcel Myles, 2nd grade, and Alyssa Rivers, 1st grade.   First day of school at Allemands Elementary
September 05 at 6:04 pm
Marsha Walters, principal of Allemands Elementary School, was excited for the first day of school and took pleasure in welcoming back several of her students.

Merlin Edler II, Rusty Mills and Joe Lopez. Knights of Columbus awards ceremony
September 05 at 6:01 pm
Rusty Mills presented the August Family of the Month award to Merlin Edler II and the August Knight of the Month and Shining Armor award to Joe Lopez.

Noah Arevalo, Liana Webre and Alana Batte R. J. Vial has character
September 05 at 6:00 pm
Students were recently chosen for the character link traits at R.J. Vial Elementary School.

Boo Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Boo”
September 05 at 5:59 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Boo.

HHS Touchdown Club announces speaker’s list
September 05 at 5:58 pm
The Hahnville High School Touchdown Club meetings this fall will be on Tuesday nights starting at 6:30 at the Hahnville High School cafeteria.

Church volunteer Melanie Fontenot, pictured here with Luling Elementary principal Vanessa Terry. Church holds fundraiser for local elementary school
September 05 at 5:57 pm
New Life Community Church, the joint ministry of Luling United Methodist & First Union Presbyterian, recently sponsored a “pencil drive” for Luling Elementary School.

Carissa Lavin Book review: “The Face on the Milk Carton”
September 05 at 5:56 pm
In The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney, Janie’s life is turned upside down when she recognizes one of the faces on the back of a milk carton as her own from when she was a little girl.

(Right)  Madelyn Cooper and Morgan Landry. Lakewood Elementary 4th graders get math lesson
September 05 at 5:55 pm
Students in Mindy Baudouin’s fourth grade math class at Lakewood Elementary School have been studying place value.
In a recent lesson on rounding, the students used a vertical number line to round multi-digit whole numbers.

Nancy Keisman, Ann Clement, Merrill Zeringue, Joyce Hagen, Madeleine Neske, Donna Nassar, Barbara LeBlanc, Tammy Gaulter and Joan Longo. St. Charles Art Guild Art showcase
September 05 at 5:54 pm
Last month, the St. Charles Art Guild held their annual Art Showcase at the Crescent City Brewhouse in the French Quarter.

Teen computer cafe
September 05 at 5:47 pm
DESTREHAN – A teen computer cafe day will be held at the East Regional Library at 160 West Campus Drive in Destrehan on Monday, Sept. 8 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Craig Simons, chairman of the board of directors for Lunches for Learning, spoke at the St. Charles Rotary Club about the program’s outreach in providing meals to Honduran schoolchildren. Rotary Club provides funding for third world school children
September 05 at 5:44 pm
The St. Charles Parish Rotary Club hosted a group of special speakers in mid-August when the founders of the Lunches to Learning program stopped by for their annual visit.

Elizabeth Gilmore and Madeleine Raymond lead the Spanish dance in the Nutcracker ballet. ‘The Nutcracker’ paved way for 20 years of ballet productions
September 05 at 5:41 pm
For the past two decades the River Region Ballet has brought a brilliant array of arts together for a season of stage shows that are presented each year.

Jennifer Englade Drunk driver pleads guilty to causing crash that killed 3
September 05 at 10:57 am
A LaPlace woman who was nearly twice over the legal alcohol limit when she caused a crash that killed three people faces up to 100 years in jail after pleading guilty to charges stemming from the wreck.

Lie, cheat, steal and fail
September 05 at 10:21 am
By Deacon G

How does lying, cheating and stealing creep into people’s lives?

Lifestyles

2014 Battle for the Paddle winners announced
2014 Battle for the Paddle winners announced
With 123 teams cooking jambalaya or gumbo, United Way of St. Charles kicked off its...
Oldies But Goodies put the FUN in fundraiser
Oldies But Goodies put the FUN in fundraiser
By Jacob Bielanski

Amidst a flurry of giant cookers, foam containers...

Owner of proposed Hahnville homeless housing says parish unfairly targeting complex
Owner of proposed Hahnville homeless housing says parish unfairly targeting complex
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After nearly five years of planning, a homeless veterans apartment building in Hahnville has been stalled due to planning and zoning restrictions, prompting volunteers to spend the night out in the elements in solidarity with those left out.