Volume 137 Number 52 - Dec 30, 2010

News

Schools expect revenue drop in '11
But expect to have $19
St. Charles Parish School Board members said they may slow down spending in the next couple of years after being told that a drop in tax revenues will decrease the 2011 budget.


Sports

DHS baseball team gets their ‘green on’
From staff and wire reports
The Destrehan baseball team is hosting a cabbage, cauliflower, and broccoli fundraiser.
Hahnville rebounds with Battle on the Bluff wins
By Jonathan Menard
After a pair of tough losses to John Ehret and Parkway, the Lady Tigers rebounded with back-to-back victories over LaGrange and Lacassine to improve to 7-7 on the season.
DHS falls to Ehret, 66-49
By Jonathan Menard
Despite 18 points from B.J. Singleton, the Destrehan Wildcats couldn't get past John Ehret, falling 66-49.
Lady Tigers slam Comets, but fight to tie with Dominican
From staff and wire reports
The Hahnville girls soccer team defeated St. Charles Catholic 8-1 in LaPlace and then tied Dominican 0-0 in a game played at Pan Am Stadium in City Park.

Editorial

Prepare yourselves for a wonderful year in 2011
By Allen Lottinger
There’s a wonderful year ahead in 2011 with a lot to look forward to. It may make all the other years small in comparison.

Our View

Its time to finish restoring our coast
Several years ago, it was predicted we would be beyond the point of no return in saving the Louisiana coast if a lot of work to restore it were not done within 10 years. Here it is almost the beginning of 2011 and very little has been done.




Lifestyles

Time to plant tulips, hyacinths
By Dan Gill
The next few weeks are an important time for planting tulips, hyacinths and other bulbs that have been previously stored in your refrigerator.
Friloux-Horn engagement
From staff and wire reports
Mr. and Mrs. Nash Friloux of Abita Springs are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Joy Friloux, to Garith Brandon Horn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Salito of Amite and Mr. Leonard Horn of Baton Rouge.

Obituaries

Robert
Mary Rose Robert, 92, passed away on Dec. 3, 2010.