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Krewe of 'Full of Life'

Senior citizens at the Luling Living Center on Paul Maillard Road didn’t have far to travel to enjoy Mardi Gras. In fact, they didn’t even have to leave the building. Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 11:03 am

Luling’s Charlene Bruce named manager of Rhinestone Runway

Rhinestone Runway, a family owned and operated business, is please to announce its grand re-opening and new management.Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 11:01 am

Sheriff's Reports

•John Miller, 20, of 100 Lance Lane in Des Allemands was arrested on Feb. 18 and charged with possession with intent to distribute of marijuana and contraband corrections.Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 10:49 am

Jindal gives impressive response

Gov. Bobby Jindal gave Louisiana a shining moment Tuesday night as he presented the national Republican Party’s response to President Obama’s first address to Congress. He said it like he felt it when he told the nation “the strength of America is not found in our government. It is found in the compassionate hearts and enterprising spirit of our citizens.”Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 10:48 am

Mardi Gras over, time to embrace Lent

Mardi Gras came and went in St. Charles Parish, with two successful parades that brought tons of fun to the area. As a benefit, the rain held off last weekend, which made the parades even more enjoyable.Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 10:46 am

Peak in strawberry season bodes well for the body

Not only do Louisiana strawberries taste good, they’re good for you. And the season’s peak is right around the corner.
Laurie Acosta, a dietician at St. Charles Parish Hospital, says that strawberries are low in calories and are packed with the nutrients your body needs.Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 10:41 am

IRS warns local residents against tax e-mail scam

The Internal Revenue Service wants local residents to know there may be a scam waiting in their e-mail inbox that looks official but could be dangerous to both the person and their computer.Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 10:40 am

Community feedback sought for March planning meetings

Next month, St. Charles Parish will hold public interviews for consultant teams vying for the opportunity to lead the parish’s comprehensive planning effort. Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 10:39 am

New Sarpy man turns Metairie Mardi Gras hero

Parade goers during Mardi Gras are used to looking out for flying beads and trinkets, but they usually don’t have to keep their eyes peeled for flying vehicles.Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 9:29 am

Hazardous sink hole draws residents' ire

When a problem occurs in the parish, it can be a difficult enough situation to solve. But if that problem happens to occur on state-owned land inside the parish, the situation can become extremely complicated.Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 9:29 am

Neighborhood tips lead to arrests in booster club trashing

Tips from neighborhood residents led to the arrest this week of three suspects, including a 12-year-old, who St. Charles Parish Sheriff's investigators say burglarized the Norco Booster Club concession stand twice and then trashed it. Read More...
February 25, 2009 at 9:29 am

It’s Carnival time in Des Allemands

DES ALLEMANDS - The Krewe of Des Allemands parade is set for Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.

The krewe is currently accepting floats, marching groups, queens and others interested in riding.

For more information call Brenda Folse at 985-758-2161 or Becky Dufrene at 985-758-2780. Read More...
February 22, 2009 at 12:19 pm

St. Gertrude seeks Mardi Gras beads

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Youth Ministry is seeking beads to participate in the Krewe of Des Allemands Carnival parade on Feb. 22.

Anyone interested in donating beads may bring them to the rectory.Read More...
February 22, 2009 at 11:35 am

Nashville producer shares success tips

LULING - Gabril Farago, a Nashville producer and author, will present a career-launching seminar based on his new book, “Secrets to Success in Country Music,” next month in LaPlace.

Farago’s program will be presented Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. at the West Regional Library located on Lakewood Drive in Luling.

This is a free seminar open to the public.
February 19, 2009 at 11:33 am

Girls All-Stars place second in Lockport

The 2009 St. Charles Parish 9-year-old All-Star team was chosen. The team participated in the South Lafourche 10-year-old Biddy Invitational Tournament and placed second. Team members are pictured from left to right.Read More...
February 19, 2009 at 9:55 am

Franchise team wins SCP championship

The Des Allemands 11- and 12-year-old franchise team won the St. Charles Parish championship. Read More...
February 19, 2009 at 9:54 am

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Longtime educator reflects on works and changes
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As a longtime educator in the St. Charles Parish School system and school board member, John L. Smith remains a staunch supporter of public education.