Lifestyles

Local gym owner earns prestigious national honor

Anytime Fitness, a national gym franchise, recently honored Jennifer Perkins, franchisee owner of two local Anytime Fitness gyms in St. Charles Parish, as the company’s “Club Operator of the Year” at its annual conference in Nashville. Read More...
September 18, 2015 at 12:07 pm
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NMC’s Tailgating Party–taste the victory

Standing by a steaming potful of brown jambalaya, Kristian Garic studied the savory Cajun dish and smiled.Read More...
September 18, 2015 at 10:01 am
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Guild’s Artists of the Month

The St. Charles Art Guild’s September Artists of the Month are :
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September 11, 2015 at 4:42 pm
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Pets of the Month: Cats

The St. Charles Humane Society is offering a special discount through Friday, Sept. 15, where all cats can be adopted for $30.Read More...
September 11, 2015 at 4:39 pm
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The Rev. Sims talks about abuse in her own family in book

Shirley Parram-Sims had just retired from Entergy Waterford 3 in 2004 and was looking forward to enjoying retirement with her husband when something she couldn’t deny called her – God.Read More...
September 11, 2015 at 4:32 pm
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Ochsner, GE Healthcare & The Idea Village launch ‘Wear Your Health’ Challenge

Ochsner Health System, GE Healthcare and The Idea Village have launched the “Wear Your Health” challenge. Read More...
September 04, 2015 at 5:12 am
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UW’s ‘community investment’ in the arts

Considered part of its “community investment,” the United Way of St. Charles is again sponsoring a free River Region Drama’s Theatre Workshop as way to bring theater to individuals who might not have it otherwise.Read More...
September 04, 2015 at 5:03 am
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Pet of the Week: Cats

The St. Charles Humane Society is offering a special discount through Sept. 15 where all cats can be adopted for $30.Read More...
September 03, 2015 at 5:08 am
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Festival of Charities crowns 2015-16 royalty to help charitable causes

Festival of Charities crowned new royalty on Aug. 9 in Destrehan at the American Legion Home. Read More...
August 28, 2015 at 11:14 am
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Animal rescues find home at pony farm in St. Rose

Molly the pony is a Sea Biscuit kind of story that offers the hope that anyone can triumph over impossible odds with sheer determination and loving friends.Read More...
August 28, 2015 at 11:06 am
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St. Charles Parish receives Distinguished Budget Presentation award

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded its Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to St. Charles Parish government for its budget. Read More...
August 21, 2015 at 2:56 pm
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Chamber hosts congressional ‘drive-in’ visit in River Region

The River Region Chamber of Commerce, with presenting sponsor Dow Chemical Co., hosted a congressional drive-in visit on Aug. 11 at the Port of South Louisiana Guest House. Read More...
August 21, 2015 at 1:53 pm
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Parish Art Guild names showcase winners

At age 12, Terry Gaulter’s “eyes opened to the world” when she laid hands on a Polaroid camera.Read More...
August 21, 2015 at 12:48 pm
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Boutte cadet among Youth Challenge grads

Tyler Dufrene of Boutte was among the Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program 219 cadets graduates at a ceremony held at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium in Shreveport, La., July 25.Read More...
August 14, 2015 at 2:19 pm
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River Region Ballet’s new dance studio open in parish

The River Region Ballet, which has been the premiere producer of ballet and drama performances throughout the River Parishes, will now provide weekly dance classes for the St. Charles Parish area.Read More...
August 14, 2015 at 2:16 pm
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Community Ed classes offer everything from yoga to Cajun cooking to belly dancing

Whether it’s yoga for seniors, the Tumblebus for children or Cajun cooking for all ages, the instructors offering courses with St. Charles Parish Public Schools’ Community Education are among a nearly 100-class fall lineup gearing up to start in September.Read More...
August 14, 2015 at 2:01 pm
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Sheriff's Office seeking person of interest in credit card theft
Sheriff's Office seeking person of interest in credit card theft
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person in the attached photograph who is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft that occurred at St. Charles Hospital.