Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Since Nina Cain’s already accomplished the feat of being the lead singer of seven different musical groups at once, you might expect that taking on the persona of Steve Nicks for a couple of weekends at the Cutting Edge Theater in Slidell should b…

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Pelican Park has many visitors throughout the year — some 1 million of them come to the expanse of green space just east of Mandeville to partake in the award-winning sports and recreation programming for which the facility is renowned.

In the wake of two historic hurricanes, many animals were lost in the chaos and are now waiting in shelters to be reunited with their owners. If these animals have registered microchips, with current information on file, this process should go fai…

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

It was a beautiful and cool Saturday when St. Andrew the Apostle School in Algiers held its Sept. 9 Superfest, featuring games, food, live music from Bag of Donuts and Four Unplugged and more. The benefit was sponsored by Gulf Coast Bank.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Estate law attorney Zachary J. Delerno and financial adviser Marigny deMauriac will present a legal workshop focusing on Louisiana estate law at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the East New Orleans Regional Library, 5641 Read Blvd.

In a matchup featuring two of the top prep volleyball teams in their respective divisions, the Archbishop Hannan Hawks came from behind in a furious game-four comeback to defeat St. Scholastica 25-11, 20-25, 25-20, 27-25 on Sept. 13.

Crowds turned out on a beautiful weekend Sept. 8-9 for the food, music and good times at the St. Tammany Crab Festival, held at Heritage Park in Slidell. There were also arts and crafts, children’s activities, boat rides and a benefit car show.

Pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine, a Russian-American who studied under Cuban-born piano master Solomon Mikowsky, will be featured during a series of programs celebrating Cuban music Sept. 26-29. Steinway chose Moutouzkine to record "Piano Music of Cu…

First Baptist Christian School held a commencement ceremony for the 11 members of the Class of 2017 on May 12. The valedictorian is Jacquelyn Fredericks, who began attending the school in first grade. The salutatorians are Samantha Bertsch and And…

Commencement exercises for the 71 members of the Class of 2017 at Pope John Paul II High School in Slidell were held  May 9 in the Beryl and Henry Parent Gymnasium. The valedictorian is Michelle Hasenkampf and the salutatorian is Joshua Hartley. M…

The valedictorians of the Class of 2017 at St. Charles Catholic High School are Christopher Roy Bergeron, Mallory Anne Brignac, Isabel Marie Gort and Wesley Joseph Melancon. The salutatorians are Emily Frances Eymard, Mya Elizabeth Leake and Shea …

Commencement exercises for the Class of 2017 of the Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy were held May 13 at the John A. Alario Sr. Event Center in Westwego. The valedictorians are Stefan Suazo and Mason Varuso.

BAYOU LACOMBE MIDDLE SCHOOL The students of the month for September at Bayou Lacombe Middle School are Gabrielle Batson, Gavin Bech, Asia Davis, Devin Davis, Savanna Ducre, Kelis Green, Destiny James, Gretchen Kahl, Jaida Melan and Terranay Poole.…

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY: Ryan David Siebenkittel, of Madisonville, has graduated from Clemson University with a master's degree in industrial engineering. He was one of nearly 1,000 students who received degrees at summer graduate ceremonies.

DEALING WITH BULLYING: Marlise Eschete, community outreach coordinator for The Parenting Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital, will lead a discussion on bullying for parents and children from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Covingt…

ST. TAMMANY PARISH HOSPITAL: The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers has granted St. Tammany Parish Hospital a three-year/full accreditation designation. This accreditation is given to programs that have voluntarily committed to prov…

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KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SOCCER CHALLENGE: A soccer challenge for boys and girls ages 9-14 will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 23, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 125 E. 19th Ave., Covington. The rain date is Sept. 30 for the competition,…

JEFFERSON PARISH ADVANCED STUDY ACADEMIES: Informational meetings for parents interested in enrolling their children in Jefferson Parish advanced study academies will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Jefferson Parish Public School System administ…

MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH: Tremeda Stevenson will be the speaker during Women Day at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Mount Sinai Baptist Church, 1249 LeBoeuf St., New Orleans. Other Women Week events include a consecration service at 7 p.m. Wednesday…

XAVIER UNIVERSITY: Patrice Bell Mercadel has been appointed as the first chief marketing and communications officer at Xavier University of Louisiana. Mercadel was most recently the public information officer for Transdev, a global private company…

OCHSNER NURSES HONORED: Among the 2017 Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana are 29 registered nurses affiliated with Ochsner Health System and the Ochsner Health Network. The honorees are selected by their peers and patients, based on their achievements …

In Jefferson, Orleans and St. Bernard parishes, 97 high school seniors are among about 16,000 nationwide to be named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. They were chosen as semifinalists on the basis of their scores on the 201…