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Destrehan disabilities camp offers summer fun through education

Special needs children and those with disabilities can have an educational and rewarding summer experience this year thanks to Caring Strategies’ “Let’s ALL Play” program.Read More...
June 08, 2009 at 9:09 am

Club wants to open branch on East Bank

The Hahnville, Luling/Boutte and Norco Lions Clubs have raised a lot of money over the years for special needs children and the visually challenged, but supporters hope that a new branch in Destrehan will help the community even more.Read More...
June 08, 2009 at 9:07 am

No concrete opening date for Spillway Road

A seasonal rise in the Mississippi River forced the Spillway Road in the Bonnet Carre Spillway to close on May 13, and the parish has no set date on when the road will be reopened.Read More...
June 08, 2009 at 9:03 am

FREE diabetes ED makeover seminar

NEW ORLEANS - Novo Nordisk presents “Divabetic - Makeover Your Diabetes” on Sunday, June 7 at Generations Hall located at 310 Andrew Higgins Dr. in New Orleans from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.

The day consists of diabetes education with free salon and spa services. Free diabetes-related screenings will also be offered.

For more information, call 1-800-634-8888 or visit
June 07, 2009 at 8:38 am

HVFD to host child-safety event

HAHNVILLE - The Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department will host an event to promote child safety and awareness on Sat. June 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire station located at 14890 River Road in Hahnville.

Car seat installation and inspection is available by certified technicians by appointment only. Deadline to register is May 31.

The WHALE - We Have A Little Emergency - program, fingerprinting and fire prevention will also be addressed at the event.

To make an inspection appointment, contact Tonya at or Reggie Gaubert at 985-783-2002.
June 06, 2009 at 8:38 am

‘Chee Weez’ at Kenner’s Rivertown

KENNER - Kenner Rivertown presents “Music in the Park” each Friday through June 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Scheduled performers include: May 29 - Chee Weez, and June 5 - Topcats.

Admission is free to the public. No outside food or beverages allowed.

For more information, call 504-468-7293.
June 05, 2009 at 8:39 am

VIPs - Very Important Parishioners

St. Charles Parish School System students were named to the All-District Baseball First Team.Read More...
June 04, 2009 at 2:48 pm

Akeem Isaac to play football for Malone University

Former St. Charles resident, Akeem Isaac follows in the footsteps of his uncle, Terrance Isaac - Hahnville High School graduate, in playing collegiate football.Read More...
June 04, 2009 at 2:45 pm

Hurricanes win state-qualifying tournament

The Louisiana Hurricanes 10U girls softball team recently won a USFA state-qualifying tournament on the Southeastern Louisiana University campus in Hammond by going 7-0 and winning the championship game 2-0.Read More...
June 04, 2009 at 2:43 pm

Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

School is out for the summer and that means it’s time to fish, fish and fish some more.Read More...
June 04, 2009 at 2:42 pm

‘Challenger’ season a homerun for parish youth

Local children who are mentally or physically disabled had the opportunity of a lifetime - to participate in the Challenger baseball league.Read More...
June 04, 2009 at 2:40 pm

St. Charles Borromeo Christianity awards

St. Charles Borromeo School preschool and pre-kindergarten students were honored at the school’s end of the year blessing ceremony.Read More...
June 04, 2009 at 2:38 pm

Elks Lodge scholarship award recipients

The New Orleans Elks Lodge No. 30 awarded Jordan Kenny and Renee Fogarty of Destrehan High School an Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship.Read More...
June 04, 2009 at 2:36 pm

Cadet Mayeaux awarded Silver Valor

Air Force Junior ROTC has approved the Silver Valor Award for Cadet Jeremy Patrick Mayeaux.Read More...
June 04, 2009 at 2:35 pm

Blaire Guidry receives national honor

The National Society of High School Scholars announced that Destrehan High School student Blaire Guidry has been selected for membership.Read More...
June 04, 2009 at 2:33 pm

VIPs - Very Important Parishioners

St. Charles Parish School System students were recently honored as “Cox Inspirational Student Heroes.”Read More...
June 04, 2009 at 2:31 pm

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Golf tourney at Fashion to benefit boy's cancer recovery
Golf tourney at Fashion to benefit boy's cancer recovery
The Benefit Golf Tournament for Chad Grosch will take place Saturday, Aug. 20 at Fashion Golf and Country Club in Hahnville, with all proceeds going toward the medical expenses of the 10-year-old Grosch, who is in recovery after undergoing stem cell transplant surgery April 27.