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St. Charles UMC to hold Spring Craft Fair

LULING – The St. Charles United Methodist Church will hold its 4th annual Spring Craft Fair at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 12. The fair will feature a variety of concessions, a fun run-walk-bike marathon and an Easter egg hunt. The Luling library and Luling Volunteer Fire Station will also participate in the activities. Proceeds go the church’s Food Pantry, which is in partnership with Second Harvest. Last year, the church gave food that fed 8,347 people in the St. Charles Parish community. Please visit the church website at Also, indoor craft booths are available for $40, outdoor booths for $35 (bring a pop-up tent for shade).  Electricity is available for $10 and two 8-foot Tables are $10 for the set.  For more information and/or a booth application, contact Mary Anne Schindler at (985) 764-8386 or More...
March 12 at 10:38 am

Registration open for the Fun run-walk-bike

LULING – The Fun run-walk-bike online registration is open until March 6th at $15. per person or $50. per family.  After March 6th, Cost is $20 per person or $60 per family.  The event will start at 8:30 a.m. at the church located at 1905 Ormond Blvd, Destrehan, LA.  To pre-register, please go to More...
March 6 at 2:06 pm

Presidential Preference and Party Election

St. Charles Parish – The upcoming March 5th Presidential Preference Primary is a closed party primary by the choice of the Democrat and Republican parties in Louisiana. That means that only Democrats will vote for candidates on the Democratic Party Ballot and only Republicans will vote for Republican candidates on the Republican Party Ballot. If you are registered as: No Party, None, Other party, Green, Reform or Libertarian party member you will not be eligible to vote in the Presidential Preference Party Primary on March 5. You may verify your current information on your voter record by calling (985) 783-5120 or the website: More...
March 5 at 10:00 am

Fats Domino Tribute

Reserve – A Fats Domino tribute artist, Al “Lil Fats” Jackson, will perform music that made Fats Domino famous. The concert will take place on at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at St. John Theatre, 115 West 4th St., Reserve. Tickets are on sale now. For more information, contact Managing Director Crystal Faucheux (504) 676-4700.Read More...
February 20 at 2:07 pm

Hahnville Hi-Stepper tryout meeting

HAHNVILLE – A Hahnville Hi-Stepper tryout meeting for the 2016-17 team will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Hahnville High School Cafeteria. A parent or guardian should accompany those who compete in the tryout. Packets will be available at Hahnville High, J.B. Martin and R.K. schools after Feb. 18 for those who can not attend the meeting. For more information contact Robin Valdin at More...
February 18 at 2:08 pm

Women's Club Scholarship deadline

LULING – The St. Charles Women’s Club is offering scholarships to residents graduating high school. The scholarships will be awarded to students continuing their education in either a four-year program, two-year program, technical or vocational schools. Scholarship applications are available at Destrehan, Hahnville and St. Charles Catholic High Schools. Other High School seniors may obtain an application by emailing SCWC Scholarship Chairperson; Pam Shepard at The deadline to apply is Feb. 16.Read More...
February 16 at 3:38 pm

Norco Elem. students honor their 100th day in school

Norco Elementary School Kindergarten students celebrated their 100th day of school.Read More...
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Sheriff’s deputies donate blood for officer shot in Jeff. Parish

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office recently held a Blood Drive at its Headquarters in Luling for Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Stephen Arnold, who was shot in the line of duty last week while executing a search warrant with the DEA Task Force in New Orleans.Read More...
5 hours ago

Knobloch named Lakewood Elem. Teacher of the Year

Erin Knobloch has been selected as Lakewood Elementary Teacher of the Year.Read More...
5 hours ago

Luling FD celebrates anniversary, volunteerism

J.D. Bankston was among the Luling Volunteer Fire Department’s first volunteers who has helped celebrate its 50th anniversary by helping tell its story.Read More...
5 hours ago

National Signing Day: Wildcats and Tigers generate another big class in 2016

Roxanne Wilbon beamed as her son, Gerald, donned a University of Texas hat and made official his collegiate destination. Read More...
6 hours ago

Over 6K in St. Charles Parish could get Medicaid under expansion

An estimated 6,000 to 8,000 St. Charles Parish residents are projected to qualify for Medicaid under the expanded program by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ newly signed executive order.Read More...
February 05 at 5:49 pm

Sunset Levee District upgrade moving parish closer to controlling flood insurance costs

In the latest upgrade to St. Charles Parish’s flood protection, the addition of two pumps to the Sunset Pump Station brings to nearly $2 million invested at the location and could bring residents closer to getting FEMA certification for the locally built levees.Read More...
February 05 at 5:47 pm

The healing power of ‘letting love be sincere’

As a family member returns home, we might hug him or her, and we might also kiss.Read More...
February 05 at 5:45 pm

Mardi Gras, Lent and then politics

One of the highlights of the year is now upon us in southeastern Louisiana, a time to put down our cares and join in the revelry of Mardi Gras.Read More...
February 05 at 5:44 pm

Louisiana House politics are under a microscope

Never before have the Louisiana House of Representative’s politics been under so much much scrutiny. Read More...
February 05 at 5:41 pm

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Over 6K in St. Charles Parish could get Medicaid under expansion
Over 6K in St. Charles Parish could get Medicaid under expansion
An estimated 6,000 to 8,000 St. Charles Parish residents are projected to qualify for Medicaid under the expanded program by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ newly signed executive order.