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Des Allemands holds service for fallen soldiers Des Allemands holds service for fallen soldiers
November 21 at 11:16 am
On Nov. 11, 2014, a memorial service for Fallen Soldiers was held at the monument in Des Allemands, La.

Harry Hurst Choir Concert Harry Hurst Choir Concert
November 21 at 11:12 am
The St. Charles Parish Public Schools recently held their Parish Honor Choir Concert.

Keiko Bernard Book Review: “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”
November 21 at 11:07 am
Ned Vizzini’s “It’s Kind of A Funny Story” follows fifteen-year-old Craig Gilner of New York in his battle with depression. When Craig reaches his last cry for help, he lands in a mental hospital.

Zip Humane Society Pet of the Week: Zip
November 21 at 11:04 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Zip, a one-year-old Aussie mix breed dog.

The Season of Giving
November 21 at 10:36 am
According to an analysis by Feeding America, nearly 20 percent of St. Charles Parish’s children suffer from food insecurity. As residents prepare to indulge in holiday meals, now may be the best time to get to know those who are helping residents who are going hungry.

The Season of Giving
November 21 at 10:36 am
According to an analysis by Feeding America, nearly 20 percent of St. Charles Parish’s children suffer from food insecurity. As residents prepare to indulge in holiday meals, now may be the best time to get to know those who are helping residents who are going hungry.

A statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini stands in a chapel that bears her name on the campus of Cabrini High School in New Orleans. St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
November 21 at 10:31 am
The United States wasn’t her first choice, but by the end, Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini would leave a lasting legacy in the heart of southern Louisiana.

Pictured with Officer Gautreaux and Freckles from left to right are David Rodriguez, Camilla Martinez, Judith Navarro, Jordan Sheriff, Logan Shotwell, Gabrielle Williams, and Addison Kolb. St. Rose Elementary receives visit from police dog
November 14 at 12:08 pm
Officer Roy Gautreaux and Freckles, members of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Department K-9 division, recently visited students at St. Rose Elementary School.

DHS Basic Drafting Students analyze an electrical box taken from the WWII-era Torpedo Patrol Boat (PT-305) being renovated at the National WWII Museum. DHS drafting students help restore WWII boat
November 14 at 12:03 pm
Member of the Destrehan High School basic and advanced drafting classes were invited by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans to take part in the restoration of the USS Sudden Jerk.

Beth Humane Society Pet of the Week: Beth
November 14 at 12:01 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Beth, a four-month-old female kitten.

New non-profit to offer Thanksgiving child care for single parents
November 14 at 11:59 am
Assistance for Single Parents is offering a Thanksgiving Camp from Nov. 24 to Nov. 26. The camp is free and open to single parents who are actively employed.

20 Luling teachers receive awards for school supplies 20 Luling teachers receive awards for school supplies
November 14 at 11:56 am
Twenty teachers from Luling Elementary School received $50 to put towards school supplies as a part of the Walmart Teacher Rewards program.

Union Pacific Railroad director of public affairs Drew Tessier (right) presents St. Charles Human Society treasurer Christine Trevett a check for $2500. Generous donations help control pet population
November 14 at 11:53 am
The St. Charles Humane Society was able to spay or neuter 71 pets after generous donations from the Bernice Barbour, Union Pacific Railroad and Walmart Foundations.

DHS senior receives national recognition DHS senior receives national recognition
November 14 at 11:33 am
Destrehan High School senior Brooklyn Gillette was recently recognized as an Outstanding Participant in the 2014-2015 National Achievement scholarship program.

Applications due soon for Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship
November 14 at 11:24 am
College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the $500-per-semester Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship.

How a defiant teenager became  the patron saint of artillerymen How a defiant teenager became the patron saint of artillerymen
November 14 at 11:18 am
When a member of the U.S. Army or Marine corps artillery has served in their career with distinction, they are nominated for the Order of St. Barbara. But what does a 7th century Lebanese woman have to do with howitzers?

Biking the banks Biking the banks
November 14 at 11:14 am
The levee has a long history within St. Charles Parish, but when Kathy Lacompte Bourg and her husband led a group of teenagers down it in the early 1980s, there was no Hale-Boggs bridge and the path was muddy and rocky.

Keating holds up a photo of himself taken while serving in the Korean War. Honoring our veterans
November 07 at 2:44 pm
A young picture of Buddy Keating shows him smiling and enjoying a cigarette on “R and R” in Japan. On the sleeve of his shirt are the visible three chevrons up and two stripes down of a sergeant 1st class--a rank that, today, takes an average of 12 and a half years to attain.

Keating served in the U.S. Army for 21 months.

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St. Rose Elementary receives visit from police dog
St. Rose Elementary receives visit from police dog
Officer Roy Gautreaux and Freckles, members of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s...
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
The United States wasn’t her first choice, but by the end, Saint Francis Xavier...

Police: Destrehan woman arrested after ordering 2 pounds of bath salts from China
Police: Destrehan woman arrested after ordering 2 pounds of bath salts from China
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office arrested a Destrehan woman after she accepted a package containing more than 1,000 grams of the illegal drug known as bath salts.