What's Happening

DHS class of ‘81 grads to hold reunion
May 17, 2006 at 12:22 pm
The Destrehan High School Class of 1981 will celebrate their 25 year class reunion on June 10 at 8 p.m. - midnight at La Maison Magnolia in Norco.

It’s bunco time at St. Mark
May 17, 2006 at 12:21 pm
St. Mark Catholic Church in Ama will host a Bunco party on Friday, May 19 at 7 p.m.

Pre-teens get advice in summer program
May 10, 2006 at 12:23 pm
Mary Ann Singleton will host a free at home non-profit girls enrichment education program starting in May.

Busy Bee’s get busy at Holy Family
May 10, 2006 at 12:17 pm
The Holy Family Senior Adult group, Busy Bee’s

Register now for Summer Program
May 10, 2006 at 12:16 pm
Boutte Christian Academy is currently participating in the Nonpublic Early Childhood Development Program, also known as the Private Pre-Kindergarten Program.

Help Send HHS Band to D.C.
May 03, 2006 at 11:17 am
A family Cake Bingo will be held Friday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at the St. John the Baptist Church in Paradis. $1 per card, refreshments and on-going raffle of prizes will be available.

HHS Touchdown Club to have night out
May 03, 2006 at 11:15 am
Chevys Fresh Mex Restaurant, located at 1325 W. Esplanade Avenue, behind the Esplanade Mall, will host a "HHS/Chevys night out" on May 25 at 5 p.m. until closing.

Boutte native to perform at Jazz Fest
May 03, 2006 at 11:14 am
Boutte native, Johnnie Proby, will be returning home from California to perform at the Jazz and Heritage Festival and celebrate the release of her debut album ‘Life is Now’.

Scholarship offers a little help with tuition
May 03, 2006 at 11:13 am
Graduates of Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools are eligible to apply for the Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship if the student meets the following criteria: The student is enrolled in a four year education curriculum at a four year accredited state college, the student is in at least the second semester of the student’s sophomore year.

Despite Katrina, Rodeo will happen
May 03, 2006 at 11:11 am
Yes, the 85th Annual Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo will happen! Jefferson Parish is currently constructing a facility to hold the rodeo.

National Day of Prayer is May 4
May 03, 2006 at 11:09 am
Residents are encouraged to attend the 55th Annual National Day of Prayer celebration of freedom at the courthouse in Hahnville on May 4 at noon.

Get those bingo dabbers ready
April 26, 2006 at 11:14 am
The Hahnville Dugout Club will sponsor a Special Bingo this Sunday night, April 30 at 7 p.m. at the St. Charles Room Bingo Hall located at 13145 Hwy. 90 in Boutte. A full night of bingo is only $15 with a chance to win up to $14,000. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Dugout Club will distribute all the proceeds from this bingo to the Hahnville High School Band's Washington, D.C. trip fund.

Catfish Fest baby and Youth pageant
April 19, 2006 at 12:48 pm

The La. Catfish Festival Annual Baby and Youth Pageant at will be held at the Father Mac Community Building. Age divisions will be from 0-10 years old. They will crown King or Queen, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd runners up and specialty awards will be given in each division. Participation certificates and a surprise gift will be given to all contestants. For further information call Lydia Dempster or Aimee Champagne at 985-785-0289. The pageant will begin promptly at 10 a.m.

Car and bike owners rev up your engines
April 12, 2006 at 10:44 am
On the banks of the Mississippi River in Vacherie is the setting for the River Parishes 1st Annual Car and Bike Show, featuring the music of Local Option 2, food, crafts, and a little piece of history...Oak Alley Plantation. The event is set for April 22 at 9 a.m.-- 4 p.m. (Rain date is May 13). Awards will include Top Ten, Best of Show, Best Interior, and Best Paint plus more. All entries will receive a dash plaque and an event T-shirt. For more information call 985-359-2562.

Best Artists in Town Showcased
April 05, 2006 at 1:27 pm
The St. Charles Art Guild will hold its Annual Art Show at the St. Charles Parish Library in St. Rose on April 7 & 8. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday from 2- 4 p.m.

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April 05, 2006 at 1:21 pm
Senior Citizens, put on your dancin’ shoes
Sheriff Greg Champagne will be holding his Annual Senior Citizens Easter Luncheon on Tuesday, April 11. All Senior Citizens of St. Charles Parish are invited to attend. It will be held at the Shriner's Hall on Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan. Lunch will be served between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Special presentations will be handed out for the oldest male and female, along with door prizes donated by local businesses. The Shriner's Dance Band will be performing beginning at 10 a.m. For more information contact Susie Breaux Gauthier at 985-783-1355.

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March 29, 2006 at 11:58 am
Best artists in town showcased
The St. Charles Art Guild will hold its Annual Art Show at the St. Charles Parish Library in St. Rose on April 7 and 8. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday from 2- 4pm. The guild will award Best of Show, 1st,2nd,3rd and honorable mention. Art students from DHS and HHS will also participate. The show will be in honor of Dee Rabalais, a charter member of the guild.

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March 22, 2006 at 1:06 pm
Mouth watering for more?
Because of the overwhelming success of its Fish Fry on March 10, Knights of Columbus Council 2409 will host a Fish Fry on Friday, March 24 to support the Hahnville High School Band's upcoming trip to Washington, D.C. Dinners will be served from 5 p.m. to until sold out at St. Anthony's Church on Angus Drive in Luling. The cost will be $6 per plate and will consist of fresh fried catfish, potato salad, corn and French bread, take-out or dine-in. Drinks and dessert will be available.

Fight the fire: Luling man recounts new strategies, equipment, buildings
Fight the fire: Luling man recounts new strategies, equipment, buildings
In the many years that Barry Minnich has been with the Luling Volunteer Fire Department, he quickly came to realize his job extended far beyond the fire.