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254 parish athletes compete in Special Olympics

Joseph and Matthew Guichard are 17-year-old twin athletes from St. Charles Parish who have competed with the Special Olympics since the age of 8. Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Arc assists disabled, seniors with ‘guardian angels’

Diana Ford calls Arlinda Brown her guardian angel.
“You’re priceless,” Ford told Brown, her eyes tearing up.
September 30 at 8:00 am

CAS programs educate on protecting youth

The mission statement of Child Advocacy Services (CAS) seeks to “give voice, healing and security to children.”Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Boy Scouts is more than just going outdoors, it’s about building character

Continuing the Boy Scouts mission in St. Charles Parish, the Southeast Louisiana Council is helping keep youths focused on doing the right thing in life.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

‘The Handyman Crew’ helping build community

“The Handyman Crew” at Destrehan High School was introduced years ago, when carpentry students would utilize their skills to help people and address needs in the community. Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

TRIAD helps reduce crime against seniors

The St. Charles Parish TRIAD was established in 1997 with an eye toward reducing crime against senior citizens by providing pre and post victimization assistance through exchanging resources and communications with the elders of the community.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Sheriff’s Office counselors help victims overcome traumatic events

Many times, people need a great deal of help getting back on their feet following a traumatic event. Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Second Harvest fed over 500 students last year

While the prospect of solving the problem of hunger completely seems daunting, Second Harvest is one organization dedicated to curbing it as much as possible. Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Promapalooza provides safe after party for students

When Promapalooza was first established in 2012, organizers simply hoped to attract around 100 or so students to the prom after party events for Destrehan and Hahnville high schools. Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Creative Family Solutions helps nurture parents, families

Creative Family Solutions (CFS) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1999 that provides counseling, educational and other growth-related services to youth, families and individuals in need. Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Destrehan student with hearing, visual disabilities finds his role with the Drama Guild

Despite visual and hearing disabilities, Paul Sullivan of Destrehan found a place where it doesn't matter.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Alpha Daughters changes lives of those impacted by domestic violence

Since getting help from Alpha Daughters of Zion, Shalinda Austin says her life is amazing.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

Parish’s toy fund makes sure every child has a Merry Christmas

While the phrase “Have a Merry Christmas” is freely exchanged by many, the sad reality is that for some, Christmas isn’t such a happy time, with a number of families having to do without. For the children of those families, getting that visit from Santa and finding gifts under a tree may not be realistic in a given year.Read More...
September 30 at 8:00 am

RSVP lends helping hand to parish’s seniors

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) affords seniors age 55 years and older the opportunity to use their skills and life experiences to provide services to their community. The belief behind the program is that engaging those seniors to volunteer helps build strong community bonds. RSVP is a network of national service programs. Read More...
September 30 at 7:00 am

Business exchange offers networking to boost growth

St. Charles Parish business owners will have the opportunity to network at an SCP Business Exchange for large and small local businesses.Read More...
September 30 at 7:00 am

15th annual Battle for the Paddle expected to draw largest crowd ever

With more than 130 teams and nearly 8,000 attendees anticipated for the 15th annual Battle for the Paddle Cook-Off on Thursday, Oct. 6, the United Way of St. Charles is gearing up for its largest fundraiser at the West Bank Bridge Park.Read More...
September 30 at 6:00 am

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Jewelry designer Joseph Koll, who recently opened a store in Destrehan, says he’s launching an idea that’s going to revolutionize the market.