Volume 140 Number 8 - Feb 21, 2013

News

Fisher-Perrier wins 7th district council seat
While three candidates will battle it out for St. Charles Parish’s 2nd District council seat, Julia Fisher-Perrier was named the new councilwoman for District 7 after no one else qualified to run against her. Fisher-Perrier has served on an interim basis for the district since December. She will now hold the seat until 2015.

Group seeks to reach at-risk youth in Preston Hollow
A meeting in response to recent violence in St. Rose was held last week by local residents.

Sheriff’s Office seeks help solving Norco murder
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in solving a Norco murder that occurred in December.


Sports

7 Tigers will take part in state indoor track championship
From staff and wire reports
Seven members of the Hahnville indoor track team will be compete in the LHSAA Indoor Track Championships on Saturday, Feb. 23.
Tigers clinch District 8-5A wrestling championship
From staff and wire reports
The Hahnville wrestling team recently won the District 8-5A championship. Six Tiger wrestlers also finished as individual champions in their respective divisions during the meet.
Minimum size regs for basin bass should go, LDWF says
From staff and wire reports
The 14-inch minimum size limit imposed for Atchafalaya Basin bass following the devastation of Hurricane Andrew will be a thing of the past in a few months if a Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries proposal receives final approval.
Teen plans to enter 7-point in Louisiana Sportsman contest
By Bruce McDonald
Hunting with his grandfather Louie LeBlanc, of Luling, 13-year-old Thomas LeBlanc recently harvested a 7-point buck weighing 178 pounds.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (Feb. 21)
From staff and wire reports
•Anthony Whitted, 51, of 616 Mockingbird Lane in St. Rose, was arrested on Feb. 8 and charged with D.W.I., reckless operation and possession of marijuana.



Lifestyles

Allemands Elementary students celebrate Mardi Gras
From staff and wire reports
Lakia Butler’s Classs shows off their float during Luling Elementary’s Mardi Gras parade.
Birth: Veillon
From staff and wire reports
Raph Conner Veillon was born Dec. 10 at 12:44 p.m. at Ochsner Kenner.
St. Charles Parish Hospital 20th Anniversary Peanut Butter Drive sets new record
From staff and wire reports
This year’s annual Krewe of Lul and Krewe of Des Allemands Parades saw St. Charles Parish Hospital celebrate the 20th Anniversary of its annual Peanut Butter Collection Drive.
Word service held for St. Valentine
From staff and wire reports
The first grade students at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan reenacted St. Valentine’s life.
Mimosa Park Captain’s crew
From staff and wire reports
Mimosa Park Elementary Captain’s Crew is a title given to the top fifteen first and second grade students who participate in the Library’s reading program.
This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Rascal”
From staff and wire reports
This puppy is a 10-week-old male sheppard/lab mix. He is one of several siblings at the shelter just awaiting a home.
R.K. Smith Middle January top tiger
From staff and wire reports
Students of the month for January were chosen Top Tigers at R.K. Smith Middle School in Luling.
R.J. Vial’s young authors
From staff and wire reports
R.J. Vial’s District Young Author’s Winners have been named.
Norco Elementary 4-H officers
From staff and wire reports
Norco Elementary has newly elected 4-H officers.
HHS State Technology Winners
From staff and wire reports
Thirteen Hahnville High School students placed 3rd statewide in the Louisiana Technology Challenge held on Feb. 6.
HHS Professional Development
From staff and wire reports
Hahnville High School teachers spent professional development time examining new common core sample assessments provided by the Louisiana Department of Education.
Lakewood Elementary Black History Month
From staff and wire reports
Several third graders at Lakewood Elementary are shown here singing during Lakewood’s Black History Program on Friday, Feb. 8.
Rotary Club donates to hurricane recovery
From staff and wire reports
The Rotary Club of St. Charles Parish presented a $1,000 check to the Rotary Club of LaPlace.

Obituaries

Evers
Charles Oscar Evers, 77, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Johnson
Briahna Nicole Johnson, four months, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 5:45 a.m. in Boutte.