Lifestyles




Hurschel Burleigh 2015 Krewe of Lul Grand Marshal
February 13 at 12:29 pm
At 90 years old, the Krewe of Lul’s grand marshal can be hard to catch up with. Between going to the fitness center three times a week, volunteering within the community and continuing his late wife’s business, Hurschel Burleigh doesn’t have much time to talk about his role in Mardi Gras.

From left: Linda Brien and Barbara Matherne. 2015 Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshals
February 13 at 12:26 pm

When you see the Krewe of Des Allemands grand marshal, you might think you’re seeing double. But, in fact, this year’s honoree is two people.

Top, from left: Krewe of Lul queen Nora Dupont and king Robert Dupont Sr.

Bottom, from left: Krewe of Des Allemands king Robert Mahan and queen Berdie Mahan. 2015 Mardi Gras Royalty
February 13 at 12:17 pm
While the world is hearing about Rex, Zulu and Muses, St. Charles is preparing for its own Mardi Gras revelry. Set to roll on Feb. 14 and 15, respectively, the Krewes of Lul and Des Allemands have selected their royalty.

Kelsey Matthews A new face at United Way
February 06 at 12:34 pm
The United Way welcomed Kelsey Matthews as its new volunteer coordinator.

Top picture, from left to right: Marigny Cortez, Caroline Genius, Savannah Kornegay, LaSean Salmon, Madison Torres, Kayla Champagne, Madelyn Williams and Laura Broussard

Bottom picture, front row, from left to right: Taylor Champagne, Abby Matherne, Ellie Hymel, Gabrielle LeBlanc, and Mandy Mire.

Bottom picture, back row, from left to right: Hannah Riddick, Martalisa Fischer, Isabella Treuting, Serenity Boyle not pictured is Marley Cortez and Faith Hill. 18 J.B. Martin students selected for honor choir
February 06 at 12:22 pm
Eighteen students from J. B. Martin Middle School’s Cougar Choir were selected to participate in the District VII Honor Choir this season.

Ozzie Humane Society Pet of the Week: Ozzie
February 06 at 12:21 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Ozzie, a one-year-old male Australian shepherd mix.

HHS senior raises nearly $2K for Humane Society HHS senior raises nearly $2K for Humane Society
February 06 at 12:12 pm
The St. Charles Humane Society received an $1,800 check as a result of a Hahnville student’s senior project. Colin Troxler coordinated a golf tournament fundraiser as part of his final project, with the proceed benefiting the Human Society.

Gina Granger holds a laminated copy of a newspaper article on the opening of the Satellite Center, taken from a time capsule buried on the grounds of the school. Granger, an alumna of the Satellite Center, worked with a local company to build the capsule and fill it with memories. Satellite Center opens time capsule for 10-year celebration
February 06 at 12:01 pm
The Satellite Center welcomed one of their alumni for an event ten years in the making.

A Fit for a king
February 06 at 11:40 am
For Dawn Loyd of Two Sisters Bakery, king cake season starts before Christmas, with a red and green cake decorated with holly. For Majoria’s Supermarket, it starts the day after New Year’s.

Local author, husband perform for Allemands students
January 30 at 1:53 pm
Local author Pat Roig and her husband, Ken, performed for students at Allemands Elementary last Thursday, Jan. 22nd.

Picture from left: Emma’s grandmother Sue Troxler, Marsha Lasalle, Emma Lasalle Dale Lassalle, and St. Charles Borromeo principal Mary Schmidt. St. Charles Borromeo announces Student of the Year
January 30 at 1:51 pm
Emma Lassalle was named “Student of the Year” for 2014-2015 at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan.

St. Rose students dig in  to fossils St. Rose students dig in to fossils
January 30 at 1:44 pm
St. Rose Elementary students in Ms. Ball’s 3rd engaged in hands-on study about rocks and fossils.

Megan Doleses Cologne St. Charles native wins Teacher of the Year in Lafourche
January 30 at 1:42 pm
Megan Doleses Cologne was announced as Lockport Middle School’s 2015 Teacher of the Year.

Gumbo Humane Society Pet of the Week: Gumbo
January 30 at 1:41 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Gumbo, a one-year-old mixed-breed female dog.

Mimosa gets ‘snow’ for box tops drive Mimosa gets ‘snow’ for box tops drive
January 30 at 1:39 pm
The children in Mrs. Danielle LeBreton’s 1st grade class at Mimosa Park Elementary were treated to a snow party for sending in the most box tops for the 1st grade level.

AgCenter: ‘Master Gardener’ course now available AgCenter: ‘Master Gardener’ course now available
January 30 at 1:32 pm
Residents of St. Charles and St. John parishes who are interested in becoming a Louisiana Master Gardener volunteer, are invited to participate in the 2015 LMG certification program beginning April 7.

New equipment and training allows the shelter to take photos that capture the “personality” of the animal, such as the 5-year-old female miniature pinscher, “Beaux,” who was caught in a cat trap and brought to the shelter a few months ago. Picture worth a thousand purrs
January 30 at 1:28 pm
The St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter hopes to spur adoption rates with a new photo studio and camera equipment.

Mimosa selects Mardi Gras King and Queen Mimosa selects Mardi Gras King and Queen
January 23 at 2:52 pm
Mimosa Park Elementary School 2015 Mardi Gras King and Queen are Evan Oubre and Alix Champagne.

Deputy returns home after shooting
Deputy returns home after shooting
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Cpl. Burt Hazeltine of the St. Charles Sheriff's Office returned home from University Hospital in New Orleans this evening.