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Ready Set Robots at St. Charles Parish Library Ready Set Robots at St. Charles Parish Library
July 31 at 3:00 pm
The St. Charles Parish Library held a series of robotics mini camps as part of its summer reading program.

Derrell Wilright From St. Rose to Tanzania, Derrell Wilright is living his dream in Africa
July 31 at 2:44 pm
When Derwin and Valerie Wilright’s young son became obsessed with the movie, “The Lion King,” and he pretended he was Simba all of the time, they indulged his fascination.

2nd annual youth rally will be held Saturday in parish
July 31 at 2:01 pm
The second annual “Acquire, Aspire and Achieve” youth rally for children throughout St. Charles Parish will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food will be provided at no charge.

Pet of the Week Pet of the Week
July 31 at 11:58 am
The St. Charles Humane Society is offering a special discount through Aug. 24 where all cats can be adopted for $30.

Parish PIO receives national  honors for communications work Parish PIO receives national honors for communications work
July 31 at 10:52 am
The St. Charles Parish Office of Public Information recently received two meritorious awards for audiovisual productions and graphic design from the National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) as part of its 2014 Awards of Excellence.

Pets of the Week: Caleb and Will Pets of the Week: Caleb and Will
July 24 at 1:15 pm
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pets are Caleb and Will.

Kevel Byrd is Luling Elementary’s 2014 Regional Student of the Year, also a District Student winner in St. Charles Parish Kevel Byrd is Luling Elementary’s 2014 Regional Student of the Year, also a District Student winner in St. Charles Parish
July 24 at 12:11 pm
Kevell Byrd of Luling is Luling Elementary School’s 2014 Regional Student of the Year while she’s also still holding the title as a District Student in St. Charles Parish.

Top: Hack No. 1 - A demonstrator uses a can opener to more easily open a blister pack containing headsets. The SCP library isn’t just for kids anymore
July 24 at 11:03 am
In today’s more ingenious, time-managed world, a hack can be one of those tricks or DIYs (do-it-yourselfers) that keep a life functioning smoothly.

FBC of Luling attends Bible Camp FBC of Luling attends Bible Camp
July 17 at 11:45 am
The Youth Ministry of First Baptist Church in Luling recently attended Centrifuge Bible Camp at Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, Tenn.

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Huck Humane Society Pet of the Week: Huck
July 17 at 10:37 am
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Huck the dog.

At right, Debra Rieder, executive director of the newly formed Assistance For Single Parents (AFSP), (center) coordinates Saturday’s giveaway at the East St. Charles Volunteer Fire Department in Destrehan. Dressing for success for school
July 17 at 9:28 am
With five children to dress for school, Christina Moore of Boutte eagerly picked out uniforms Saturday at St. Charles Parish’s first Back To School Uniform Giveaway.

Parish chief administrative officer earns LSU economic developer certification Parish chief administrative officer earns LSU economic developer certification
July 17 at 12:41 am
Buddy Boe has been named a certified Louisiana economic developer by the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business/ Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute – Executive Education, Louisiana Department of Economic Development and the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA).

A child busy at work at one of the activities at the United Way of St. Charles’ first book swap. Below left, a child is choosing a book for some summer reading. Below right, a volunteer is reading to children. More than 2,000 books were swapped at the June 20 event at the UW office in Luling. A new plot twist in summer reading
July 10 at 9:52 am
With more than 2,000 books donated and more than 30 volunteers who helped make it possible, the United Way of St. Charles (UW) is already planning its next book swap.

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Bailey Humane Society Pet of the Week: Bailey
July 10 at 7:01 am
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Bailey the cat.

Hahnville High School teacher retires after 42-1/2 years as an educator Hahnville High School teacher retires after 42-1/2 years as an educator
July 02 at 4:29 pm
Not that long ago a teacher could retire not knowing if he or she had made a difference, but social media changed that for Janet Lorio and it has helped her ease into retirement knowing she’d done just that after 42-1/2 years as an educator.

Girl Scout Silver Award recipients are, left to right, Madison Torres, Jessica Brown, Madalin Costella, Tatum Dugas, and Remi Mato; not pictured Madelyn Williams. Luling Girl Scout Cadettes win Silver Award for nature trail
July 02 at 3:53 pm
Six Girl Scout Cadettes in Luling Troop 21346 created a nature trail and area for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church groups and anyone that wants to experience the outdoors.

UW sends 98 kids to summer camp, awards $30K in scholarships UW sends 98 kids to summer camp, awards $30K in scholarships
July 02 at 3:48 pm
United Way of St. Charles (UW) awarded $30,000 in scholarships to families participating in the St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department Inclusive Summer Day Camp.

FBC’s Bible school takes kids on ‘Journey Off the Map’ FBC’s Bible school takes kids on ‘Journey Off the Map’
June 26 at 9:20 am
First Baptist Church in Luling recently held its annual Vacation Bible School under the direction of Rachel Mire with 180 students age K – 6th grade. Assisting Mire were about 90 workers with church youths and from area churches.

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Hammerhead shark crashes Luling  family’s vacation
Hammerhead shark crashes Luling family’s vacation
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While Mick Fanning dominated the headlines over the past week, Luling’s Bethany Ayuso has a shark tale of her own.

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