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The pictured St. Charles Parish Public School teachers completed summer internships at local industries:  
Sitting from left to right are: Kelsey Rosales, Stefanie Ward, Joanna Welch and Shandra Clark; standing on the second row are: Nancy Ponder, Denise Robichaux, Pat Chevalier, Connie Cheramie and Amanda Meyer; standing in the back row are: James Bertrand, Joey Brady and Eric Scott. Not included in the photograph is Linda Taylor. Teachers undergo intensive summer training
July 25 at 11:01 am
Thirteen teachers from St. Charles Parish Public Schools recently completed school-to-career summer internships at several local industries in order to bring their experiences back into their classrooms.

Retired Major Sam Zinna accepts a donation to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, on behalf of Sheriff Greg Champagne, from Reverend Wayne Taylor, pastor of New Life Community Church, to be used towards the purchase of bullet-proof vests. Also pictured is Brad Thompson. Local church celebrates “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day”
July 25 at 10:59 am
New Life Community Church, the joint ministries of Luling United Methodist Church and First Union Presbyterian Church, recently hosted a special “Law Enforcement Appreciation” Sunday service.

Yooki Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Yooki””
July 25 at 10:58 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Yooki.

Harley Kinler Local teen named Miss VFW for state of Louisiana
July 25 at 10:56 am
Harley Kinler, daughter of Michael and Holly Kinler of Luling, was recently crowned Miss V.F.W. at the State Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Alexandria.

Chris and Pamela Valentine included this photo in a book meant for birth mothers who look at these photos as well as a biography on the prospective families who would like to adopt their children. For Montz couple adoption is not second choice, but only choice
July 25 at 10:42 am
Montz residents Pamela and Chris Valentine had only been married for four years when they found out that Pamela had a condition that would make it difficult for her to conceive a child.

Derek Walker Book review: “Cosmos by Carl Sagan ”
July 18 at 10:36 am
The Cosmos is a book written by Carl Sagan in 1985-1986.

Arthur F. Schexnaydre HHS grad completes Naval Academy
July 18 at 10:34 am
Arthur F. Schexnaydre, a 2010 graduate from Hahnville High School, recently completed four years at the United States Naval Academy obtaining a bachelor of science degree in computer science.

Humane Society showcase adoption pets “Sampson” and “Aiden” Humane Society showcase adoption pets “Sampson” and “Aiden”
July 18 at 10:33 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pets are kittens Sampson and Aiden.

Girl Scout bronze award recipients Laila Harding, Kennedy Ertel, Giavanna Raby and Lauren Errington at the Space Center in Houston. River Parishes Girl Scouts earn bronze and silver awards
July 18 at 10:31 am
Girl Scouts from St. Charles and St. John parishes once again earned the Girl Scout’s highest award.

Louisiana State Principal of the Year Ken Oertling at his desk at Hahnville High School. Principal of the Year took unconventional path to top
July 18 at 10:27 am
Despite recently being named Louisiana High School Principal of the Year, Hahnville High School Principal Ken Oertling’s life is one that could have gone down a much different path.

Linus Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Linus”
July 11 at 10:00 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Linus.

Book review: “Inherit the Wind” Book review: “Inherit the Wind”
July 11 at 9:59 am
Inherit the Wind is a play about a courtroom drama that takes place in 1925. The main characters include a science teacher, Cates, two attorneys, and a pastor.

(Left) Wallace Johnston during his days in WWII. (Right) Johnston now, at 91. Orphaned as a teenager, WWII vet made his own way in life
July 11 at 9:49 am
Wallace Johnston, 91, is truly a child of a different era. He was orphaned at only 13 years old, dropped out of high school, participated in a work camp and joined the Air Force during World War II – all before the age of 20.

Caitlin Mikesell Book review: “The Pursuit of Mary Bennet”
July 07 at 12:02 pm
The Pursuit of Mary Bennet, written by Pamela Mingle, tells the story of Mary Bennet, the middle sister in Jane Austen’s famous Bennet family in Pride and Prejudice.

Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Alice” Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Alice”
July 07 at 12:01 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Alice.

Alexis Froeba Science fair winner
July 07 at 12:01 pm
Alexis Froeba, an eighth grade student at R.K. Smith Middle School in Luling, won 4th place at the state Science Fair for her project, Jacob’s Ladder.

Kenyetta Smith Auxillary scholarship winner
July 07 at 12:00 pm
The River Parishes Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded a scholarship to Kenyetta Smith, a student at Hahnville High School, in the amount of $1,000.

Catfish Festival Pageant winners Catfish Festival Pageant winners
July 07 at 11:59 am
The Louisiana Catfish Festival recently held their annual Catfish Queen and Baby & Youth Beauty Pageant.

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Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond
Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond
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The Krewe of Zeus has withdrawn a permit application that would have allowed the organization to parade through Ormond Subdivision in Destrehan.