Lifestyles

Parish libraries offer game days for kids and adults

Since the Nintendo Wii gaming system was introduced in 2006, it has quickly become one of the most popular game consoles for teenagers. The St. Charles Parish Library thinks that young people are not the only ones who can enjoy the Wii.Read More...
January 14, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Krewe stays ‘Young at Heart’ by getting down at annual ball

The St. Charles Council on Aging and St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation will hold the 14th Annual Krewe of Young at Heart Ball on Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Jerusalem Shrine Center in Destrehan. Read More...
January 14, 2010 at 8:57 am
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HHS Teacher of the Year named

Hahnville High School announced Mrs. Deborah Unger as their 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year. Unger has been a teacher at Hahnville High School for five years. Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:39 pm
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Luling girl first to bring national title home to LA

Carly Ann Fricken has won her share of pageants in the past year.Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:39 pm
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School board chooses card winner

Every year, the St. Charles Parish School Board chooses one lucky student’s Christmas card design to be sent to all of the faculty and staff of the school district. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:57 pm
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New Sarpy students share stories with parents, peers

Third and first grade students at New Sarpy Elementary ended their semester by sharing stories of their life with family and friends at school. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:55 pm
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Dear Santa

Every year, children all over St. Charles Parish write their hopes and wishes in letters to Santa. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:53 pm
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"Bark at the Park" event draws a crowd

The first Bark at the Bridge Park event by St. Charles Parish Animal Control took place on Dec. 22 after having to be rescheduled due to rain earlier this month.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 2:59 pm
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J. B. Martin student nominated for national conference

Logan Long, a 7th grade student at J.B. Martin Middle School, was nominated to represent the school and the community as a member of the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. in 2010.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 1:56 pm
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School Board fights state funding cuts

While states all over the country are lowering or eliminating program funding, Louisiana may have gone too far.
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December 17, 2009 at 1:54 pm
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With help from friends, woman turns experience with domestic violence into safe haven for victims

The holidays can be the hardest time of the year for some women, especially those who live with domestic violence.
Shirley Sims, minister at the First Baptist Church in Paradis, has first-hand experience in living in a home with domestic violence.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 9:25 am
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Students of the Year get awards Hollywood style

Students of the Year from each school in St. Charles Parish took to the red carpet on Dec. 2 to be recognized for their achievements. Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 8:57 am
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Six simple ways to get into the holiday spirit

With all of the lights, trees and presents around this time of year, it is sometimes easy to forget that this is supposed to be the "Season of Giving."
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December 10, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Recipe: Wintermint Wafers

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December 10, 2009 at 8:50 am
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Local man turns 100

Joseph "Jessie" Louviere of Paradis turned 100 years old on Dec. 6 and was honored at the Parish Council meeting. Read More...
December 10, 2009 at 8:48 am
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Free computer classes help elderly, those looking for jobs

For the past two years, the St. Charles Parish Libraries have been offering free computer classes every week. Read More...
December 10, 2009 at 8:46 am
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Parish president proposes $101M budget for 2018
Parish president proposes $101M budget for 2018
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Saying the administration has been kept on a path of "sustainability," Parish President Larry Cochran has proposed a $101 million budget for 2018.