Local children’s charities received $800,000 from employees of the Valero St. Charles Refinery who helped raise the funds through the Valero Energy Foundation and the company’s sponsorship of the 2019 Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children in San Antonio. […]
The state welcomed 51.3 million visitors, representing a 9 percent increase over 47.1 million visitors reported in 2017. Visitors spent $18.8 billion, an increase of 7 percent over 2017. […]
Did You Know…
1. The Louisiana Legislature appropriated more than $25 billion in the current fiscal year – a state budget that is 44 percent larger than 10 years ago and represents the highest per capita spending among states in the South?
I just finished reading a small but powerful book on prayer by Benediction Sister Joan Chittister entitled, “The Breath of the Soul.” I recommend it to all my readers. Often we think of prayer as saying various words to encourage God to do what we want. Sister Joan outlines 42 different qualities we should bring to our prayer life. I want to comment on a few of them. […]
NCIS: New Orleans was filming again in St. Charles Parish.
“We have been filming in the greater New Orleans area for six seasons now and will continue filming this season through Spring of 2020,” said Katie Barker, vice president of CBS Entertainment Communications.
St. Charles Parish Public Schools got a “B” in this year’s Louisiana Department of Education’s (LDOE) performance rating, but Superintendent Ken Oertling calls the rating system just one of many indicators on performance. […]
Destrehan couldn’t find answers to a powerful East Ascension team on the road Wednesday night, as the Ladycats’ volleyball season came to an end. No. 7 seeded EA swept No. 26 Destrehan in three sets, […]