Mr. Peanut waves to parade attendees and accepts donations at the 2015 Krewe of Lul parade. 22nd peanut butter drive sets record for donations
February 27 at 2:31 pm
This year’s annual Krewe of Lul and Krewe of Des Allemands parades saw St. Charles Parish Hospital celebrate the 22nd Anniversary of its annual Peanut Butter Collection Drive.

Speaking for the children Speaking for the children
February 27 at 2:16 pm
Most nonprofits would, in a perfect world, want to pay their volunteers. But for Louisiana’s Child Advocacy Services, being unpaid is, in fact, a key part of the job.

From left to right: Emaje Vinnet, Destrehan High School Principal Stephen G. Weber, and Maddie Taliancich DHS students receive national honor
February 20 at 1:57 pm
Destrehan High School Freshmen students Emaje Vinnet (left) and Maddie Taliancich.

Students at Lakewood Elementary march in a second line at a concert Thursday, Feb. 12 with Luling-based musician Tony Gullage. The performance was sponsored by the Jazz Foundation of America. Packing the House
February 20 at 1:53 pm
Romania is a long way from Lakewood Elementary, but the roaring crowd in the school gymnasium seems no less enthusiastic than crown Princess Margareta.

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.

Destrehan finds success after leaving American Legion behind
Destrehan finds success after leaving American Legion behind
By Lori Lyons

Perhaps the Destrehan baseball team should change its name to The Globetrotters.

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