Volume 137 Number 51 - Dec 23, 2010

News

Miss. man found guilty in St. Rose shooting
A Mississippi man was found guilty on two counts of attempted second-degree murder for a shooting that occurred in St. Rose in June.

New garbage contract will save $2 a month on water bills
In the end, the vote was unanimous.

Nigerian romance scam has parish ties
“Kenneth” and his alleged son Tim. Lynda Fullem thought she had found true love when she met Jimmy Kenneth on Match.com. Kenneth said he was from St. Charles Parish, was a 45-year-old widowed single father and owned his own construction business.

Patrols stepped up, sheriff warns residents to be vigilant
St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne is warning residents to be vigilant this holiday season to protect their homes from becoming the target of burglars.

Police offering free rides to holiday partygoers
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is making sure residents have no excuse to drink and drive this holiday season.

Teens to be tried as adults in Norco murder
Victim’s family hopes justice is served
Two 16 year olds arrested in connection with the murder of 77-year-old Mary Nancy Arico will be tried as adults, according to the St. Charles Parish District Attorney’s Office.

Third teen charged in robbery
A third Destrehan teen has been arrested in connection with a robbery that took place in the parking lot of Capital One Bank in October.


Sports

DHS linebacker, HHS defensive lineman shine in all-star game
By Mike Detillier
On paper the River Region All-Star football team looked like a touchdown favorite to beat the Bayou Region All-Stars, but that is why all-star games are always unpredictable.
DHS baseball team gets their ‘green on’
From staff and wire reports
The Destrehan baseball team is hosting a cabbage, cauliflower, and broccoli fundraiser.
Play with the pros at 2-day baseball skills camp
From staff and wire reports
The 3rd Annual STC Big League Dreams Christmas Baseball Camp will be held on Dec. 28-29 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park for kids ages 6-14 years old.
Softball with Santa held at HHS
From staff and wire reports
The Hahnville High School softball team will hold their annual “Softball with Santa” camp at the school for ages 7-13.
HHS baseball hosts camp
From staff and wire reports
Hahnville High School will host a baseball Christmas camp for those between the ages of 7-15.
Hahnville boys, girls soccer teams beat DHS
From staff and wire reports
When Hahnville hosted Dutchtown, who just happens to be the 7th-ranked team in the state, it seemed like the Tigers were in for a long night.

Our View

Christmas should be a simple celebration
Christmas is upon us and we wish everyone a merry one. It is the season of the year when love takes over and doubts and other questionable attitudes are shoved aside.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
From staff and wire reports
Arrests •Michael L. Black, 43, of 3849 Woodbriar Drive in Harvey, was arrested on Dec. 13 and charged with theft over $500.



Lifestyles

Burn calories during holidays
LSU AgCenter News
Physical activity is important all year round, but it can be especially helpful during the holidays when you may be eating more than usual, says LSU AgCenter nutritionist Beth Reames. In addition to burning calories, physical activity helps build muscle. The more muscle you have, the more calories you burn.
VIPs: Very Important Parishioners
From staff and wire reports
Olivia Messina and Molly Caluda
Recipe: Amaretti cookies
From staff and wire reports
Courtesy of Family Features
KC presents gifts to Toy and Gift Fund
From staff and wire reports
Knights of Columbus Council 2409 of Luling recently held a Toy and Gift Drive.