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Inclusive Summer Day Camp registration open

St. Charles Parish – Registration for Inclusive Summer Day Camp is open through May 7 until midnight (online) at $400. Late registration will begin May 8 until midnight for $450. Camp is scheduled to run from June 5 to July 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for campers ages 5 through 14, including those with disabilities. Campsites include Ethel Schoeffner Elementary in Destrehan, Lakewood Elementary in Luling, Albert Cammon Middle School in St. Rose and Luling Elementary in Luling. To register or for more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at (985) 783-5090.Read More...
May 07 at 2:11 pm
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Little Red Church festival

The 37th Annual Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival will be held May 5 - 7 at the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church/School, 13396 River Road, Destrehan. The theme is SCB Runs for the Roses. For more information, call Ronald C. Rodrigue at (985) 764-6383.Read More...
May 07 at 9:40 am
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Healthy Kids Race 3

The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation’s Healthy Kids Running Series is 5 p.m. May 5 at West Bank Bridge Park,13825 River Road, Luling. For more information, visit stcharlesparish-la.gov.Read More...
May 07 at 9:24 am
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Little Red Church Festival

The 37th Annual Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival will be held May 5 - 7 at the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church/School, 13396 River Road, Destrehan. The theme is “SCB Runs for the Roses.” For more information, call Ronald C. Rodrigue at (985) 764-6383.Read More...
May 07 at 9:24 am
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Healthy cooking demonstrations

Ochsner Eat Fit registered dietitian Molly Kimball is teaming up with Chef Blaine Guillot of St. Charles Parish Hospital for two interactive cooking demonstrations 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the German Coast Farmer’s Market, Ormond Plantation in Destrehan.Read More...
May 06 at 9:24 am
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School tax renewals get voter approval

St. Charles Parish voters supported the 10-year renewal of two property taxes for public schools, according to Saturday’s unofficial but complete election results.
Proposition 1 - 43.18 mills tax - was approved with 69.12 percent approval or 1,909 votes. Read More...
May 05 at 10:00 am
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Driver charged with texting in Destrehan bus accident

The driver of a Nissan Xterra is accused of texting just before hitting and then pushing a Honda Accord under a school bus at a regular stop around 3:14 p.m. Monday (May 1) on Ormond Boulevard.Read More...
May 05 at 10:00 am
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Parish will seek state funding for 2 boat launches

The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously passed resolutions aimed at seeking state funding for two boat launches.Read More...
May 05 at 9:00 am
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Waterford 3 employee recovering from burns suffered in home fire

Ashley Loupe's injuries are healing, but her journey to get herself back to normal and pain-free has just begun. Loupe, who has worked at the Entergy Waterford 3 plant in Killona for the past six years, suffered major burns in a March 15 house fire that has required skin grafts to her affected areas, which included her face, ear, neck, leg and arms. Read More...
May 05 at 8:00 am
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St. Charles Women’s Club hold Tea Cup auction in the parish again ... and it’s a hit

For the first time in many years, the St. Charles Women's Club (SCWC) Tea Cup Auction was held in St. Charles Parish and it was a sold-out success.Read More...
May 05 at 8:00 am
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Hahnville defends district championship

Hahnville recently took to the waters in Des Allemands with the intention of defending their District 7-5A championship, and that’s exactly what the Tigers BASS fishing team did. Read More...
May 05 at 8:00 am
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Owners of historic plantation site oppose Highway 90 detour

Luling residents Greg and Phoebe Cellos oppose the proposed U.S. Highway 90 realignment, arguing it would put the roadway within a "stone's throw" of their historic home place and site of the original Mozella Plantation.Read More...
May 05 at 7:00 am
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Shell resumes control of Norco complex

In 1929, Shell purchased the refining company from which the city of Norco earned its name. And, in a sense, Monday marked a day where everything old became new again, and a community was reintroduced to its roots.Read More...
May 05 at 6:00 am
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St. Rose man at center of 2015 drug bust sentenced

A St. Rose man from whose residence police reportedly seized 78 pounds of marijuana, 19 firearms and more than $36,000 in 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read More...
May 05 at 5:00 am
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United Way’s ‘Aha’ moment on job training

It’s called the United Way Workforce Development Program, but its economic impact could be immeasurable to the people who get the help they need to improve their income.Read More...
May 05 at 4:00 am
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Get ready for more rides, food and fun at Little Red Church fest

With nearly 8,000 people expected to attend this weekend’s Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival in Destrehan, the fun can only get bigger and better with more rides, bands and a menu of tantalizing foods lined up for this free event.Read More...
May 05 at 3:00 am
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33 percent of St. Charles Parish adults are considered obese
33 percent of St. Charles Parish adults are considered obese
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An estimated 33 percent of St. Charles Parish adults are considered obese, according to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (LDHH).