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Staff Report - March 7, 2007

HHS is fashion savvy with prom fashion show

BOUTTE - Hahnville High School will hold its Prom Fashion Show on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the school's auditorium. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For information, call Courtney Johnson at 985-758-7537.

Women's club schedules meeting and auction

LULING - The St. Charles Women's Club's next meeting is Thursday, March 15 at First Union Presbyterian Church located at 134 Lakewood Dr., Luling. Coffee and conversation start at 9:30 a.m. The organization's Tea Cup Auction is scheduled for Saturday, March 24. For information on both events, call Diane Rochelle at 985-764-9626 or Teresa Miller at 985-785-9437.

Improve etiquette at university dinner

THIBODAUX - Which fork do I use? Is that my bread plate? Learn the answers with Dr. Terry Roach on Monday, March 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Nicholls State University's annual etiquette dinner. The event will be located in the Plantation Suite of the Bollinger Memorial Student Union on the school's campus. Tickets: $25. For information, call 985-448-4175.

Shop local businesses at the 2007 biz fest - there’s fun for all at the show

BOUTTE - The St. Charles Business Association will hold the 2007 BusinessFest and Health Fair at Hahnville High School Friday, March 9 from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. You’ll find lots of great bargains, meet lots of great people.

Quilt like you mean it at guild meeting

LAPLACE - Quilting Fans Quilt Guild of LaPlace welcomes beginners and experienced quilters to drop in at their next meeting March 12 from 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Chili cook-off sure to make your mouth water

BATON ROUGE - The Audubon Kiwanis Club of Baton Rouge and the Baton Rouge Head Injury Association are teaming up for the Louisiana State Chili Cook-Off on March 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parker Coliseum. For information, call Lowell Tilley at 225-241-2396.

Classic theater in Kenner

KENNER - Agatha Christie's classic mystery comedy "And Then There Were None" will open Friday, March 2 at 8 p.m. and run through March 18. Tickets: $22 for adults, $20 for students and seniors age 55 and up and and $10 for children age 6-12. The theater is located at 325 Minor St. For reservations, call 504-468-7221.

28th Annual Sportsmen's Show

GONZALES - The Lamar-Dixon Expo Center will play host to the Sportsmen's Show and Festival from March 8-11. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for kids.

Highlights include a live skeet shooting demonstration, motocross, live music, hundreds of booths with fishing tackle, lures, hunting equipment, a food court and family entertainment area.

Call 504-464-7363 or visit for more info.

Learn about writing from an author

The St. Rose Library will host a Meet Local Author event on March 10, from 11 12 p.m. Farrah Rochon, one of Louisiana’s new authors, will discuss the trials and tribulations of writing for publications from a young writer’s perspective. Aspiring writers and other interested individuals are invited to share with Farrah new and insightful ideas of fictional writing. Copies of Farrah’s book, Deliver Me, will be on sale at the event.

Women leaders to honor parish judge

“Weekend in the Capitol City,” a gathering of Louisiana’s women leaders will be held March 9 and 10 in Baton Rouge. Judge Mary Ann Lemmon of St. Charles Parish will be honored for her outstanding contributions to the community and to the state.