|DHS Class of 1986 holding 30th reunion
June 18 at 12:36 pm
St. Charles Parish – The Destrehan High School Fighting Wildcat Class of 1986 will hold its 30th Year Reunion at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 1201 Convention Center Blvd., in New Orleans 7 – 10 p.m. June 18. The event is $55 per person. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served along with a cash bar. A DJ will also play throughout the night. For more information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Michelle Cambre Seemann at 985-722-8177.
|DHS Desty Darling Kiddie Camp
June 17 at 11:31 am
Destrehan – The Desty Darling Kiddie Camp will be held June 13 – 17 at the Destrehan High School gymnasium. The fee is $60. For more information, email Melissa Boudreaux at email@example.com.
|DHS Cheerleaders Kiddie Camp
June 10 at 11:30 am
Destrehan – The Destrehan Cheerleaders Kiddie Camp will be held 9 a.m. to noon June 6 – 10 at Destrehan High School. The fee is $60, including cheer camp, T-shirt and refreshments each day. For more information, email Melissa Boudreaux at firstname.lastname@example.org. High School. The fee is $60, including cheer camp, T-shirt and refreshments each day. For more information, email Melissa Boudreaux at email@example.com.
|Deadline to apply for 2016 Ethel Schoeffler Scholarship
June 9 at 12:36 pm
Luling – Applications are being taken for the Ethel Schoeffler Scholarship from college-bound students at Destrehan or Hahnville high school students until June 9. Application forms are available at the St. Charles Parish School Board Office or by calling 785-6289.
|2016 Destrehan Boys Basketball Fundamentals Camp
June 9 at 11:29 am
Destrehan – The Destrehan Boys Basketball Fundamentals Camp for ages 9 – 14 will be held June 6 – 9 at Destrehan High School. The fee is $50 per session with four 90-minute sessions. Instructors are Head Coach Todd Bourg with assistants Donald Diodene, James Cooper and Lisa Bourg. For more information, call Todd Bourg at (985) 637-8184.
|Registration for summer camp is open
May 20 at 11:52 am
Luling – Inclusive Summer Day Camp is scheduled June 6 to July 15 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for campers ages 5 through 12 (regular camp), 13 through 15 (teen camp – Schoeffner site only) and 5 through 21 (campers with developmental disabilities – Schoeffner site only). Potential attendees should register early, as there is limited enrollment at each site. Regular registration runs through May 20 at a cost of $350. Late registration will begin on May 21 at a cost of $400. Campsites include Ethel Schoeffner Elementary in Destrehan, Lakewood Elementary in Luling, Albert Cammon Middle School in St. Rose and Luling Elementary in Luling. For more information or assistance with registering, call the Parks and Recreation Department at (985) 783-5090. Those in need of financial assistance for summer camp may apply for a limited number of need-based scholarships through the United Way of St. Charles. Visit www.uwaysc.org for the application or call (985) 331-9063 for more information on how to apply.
A Saturday information and registration day will be held from 9 a.m. until noon April 23 at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling. T-shirts will also be available for purchase on that date.
|Parish online auction
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DESTREHAN – The St. Charles Parish Office of Procurement is hosing an online auction at www.publicsurplus.com from April 22 to May 6.
|Sheriff's Report 5-5-16
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Edwin Frederick “Mike” Trauth III, of Paradis passed away at his home on Saturday, April 30 at the age of 63.
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Lillie M. Gaubert, 79, a native of Timbo, Ark., and resident of Luling passed away on April 26.
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Nola Belle Dufrene Spiess, 98, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on April 24.
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Chelsi Pertuit Eschette, 33, a native and resident of Raceland, passed away on April 29.
|Live-in boyfriend charged in St. Rose homicide
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Daniel Beckley, the 10-year live-in boyfriend of Michelle Price of Kenner, was arrested and charged Monday with one count each of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice in connection with the death of 16-year-old Jorion White.
|DHS senior shot and killed Wednesday night, arrest made
Yesterday at 7:18 am
The Destrehan senior class is mourning the death of a classmate who was gunned down just days before graduation.
|Chamber holds Chamberita After Hours networking session
May 04 at 12:34 pm
LaPlace – The River Region Chamber will hold “Chamberita After Hours,” a networking session, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 4 at the Louisiana FCU Training Center, 406 E. Airline Highway in LaPlace. RSVP is required and available at (985) 653-1752 or business@louisianaFCU.org.
|Miss Little Red Church pageant being held, contestants sought
May 01 at 12:37 pm
Destrehan – Applications are being accepted for the fifth annual Miss Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival pageant to be held on May 1. Contestants age 6 months to 23 are invited to enter. The pageant is held along with the Little Red Church Food & Fun Fest held the same weekend. Winners chosen Teen Miss Little Red Church and Miss Little Red Church will be contracted to reign one year and attend various festivals, church and school events. The pageant will be held at the St. Charles Borromeo School gym, 13396 River Road, Destrehan. For more information, contact Mindy Wilson or Candice Schmidt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival
May 01 at 11:28 am
DESTREHAN – St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church will hold its annual Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival on April 29-May 1 on the church grounds, 13396 River Road, Destrehan. For more information, contact Ronald C. Rodrigue at 985-764-6383 or email him at email@example.com.
April 29 at 5:25 am
Allen Charles Horn Jr., 81, native and resident of Luling, passed away April 17.
|Sheriff's Reports (April 28, 2016)
April 29 at 5:21 am
• Jose Lopez, 27, of 14337 Old Spanish Trail in Paradis, was arrested April 18 and charged with DWI (first offense), reckless operation of a vehicle and driving without a license.
|Annual Preachers Musical
April 23 at 12:33 pm
Killona – The Eighth Annual Preachers Musical held in honor of the late Ophelia P. Young will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Canaan Baptist Church in Killona. The Rev. Henry Wolfe is pastor. For more information, call Barbara Powell at (985) 308-1428.
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