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Kid Krewe du Market Parade
February 7 at 1:56 pm
DESTREHAN – The German Coast Farmer’s Market will host the 9th annual Kid Krewe du Market parade on Saturday, Feb. 7 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Kids will march through the market on decorated “floats” or wagons, offering throws to patrons and spectators. For more information, call (985) 64-9762.

Single and Parenting Class
February 6 at 1:55 pm
DESTREHAN – The non-profit group Assistance for Single Parents will host a single and parenting class on Friday, Feb. 6 at the St. Charles United Methodist Church on 1905 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Childcare is offered for ages six months and up, at $1 per child. The event allows parents to bond with other single parents over a short lesson. More information can be found at www.AssistanceForSingleParents.Org or by calling (985) 233-1173.

Destrehan sophomore Cara Ursin scored 28 points to lead her team past East St. John on Tuesday. Lady Cats cruise past ESJ, remain perfect in district
Yesterday at 2:55 pm
The Destrehan Lady Cats improved to 9-0 in district play after beating East St. John 60-39 Tuesday night.

History in the  making as Brady, Belichick team up for 6th Super Bowl History in the making as Brady, Belichick team up for 6th Super Bowl
Yesterday at 2:16 pm
The Super Bowl has become our nation’s sports holiday. I remember as a kid that the early Super Bowls were not treated in this manner, but Super Bowl Sunday has become the biggest one-day sports event in the United States.

Hahnville senior Kristopher Eugene dribbles around a defender during his team’s loss to Central Lafourche. Tigers drop fourth straight game
Yesterday at 2:12 pm
After winning their first three district games of the season, the Hahnville Tigers find themselves in the midst of a four-game slide.

Brandon Singleton HHS receiver commits to California
Yesterday at 2:09 pm
Hahnville High School wide receiver Brandon Singleton has committed to the University of California after decommitting from Georgia Tech.

Destrehan freshman Lionel Maxon drives to the basket during his team’s 55-54 win over H.L. Bourgeois. The Wildcats are now 5-2 in district play after beating Bourgeois, ESJ and South Lafourche. Destrehan hands ESJ first district loss of season
Yesterday at 2:04 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats are on a roll after beating South Lafourche, H.L. Bourgeois and East St. John in the last seven days to improve to 5-2 in district play.

Local author, husband perform for Allemands students
Yesterday at 1:53 pm
Local author Pat Roig and her husband, Ken, performed for students at Allemands Elementary last Thursday, Jan. 22nd.

Picture from left: Emma’s grandmother Sue Troxler, Marsha Lasalle, Emma Lasalle Dale Lassalle, and St. Charles Borromeo principal Mary Schmidt. St. Charles Borromeo announces Student of the Year
Yesterday at 1:51 pm
Emma Lassalle was named “Student of the Year” for 2014-2015 at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan.

St. Rose students dig in  to fossils St. Rose students dig in to fossils
Yesterday at 1:44 pm
St. Rose Elementary students in Ms. Ball’s 3rd engaged in hands-on study about rocks and fossils.

Megan Doleses Cologne St. Charles native wins Teacher of the Year in Lafourche
Yesterday at 1:42 pm
Megan Doleses Cologne was announced as Lockport Middle School’s 2015 Teacher of the Year.

Gumbo Humane Society Pet of the Week: Gumbo
Yesterday at 1:41 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Gumbo, a one-year-old mixed-breed female dog.

Mimosa gets ‘snow’ for box tops drive Mimosa gets ‘snow’ for box tops drive
Yesterday at 1:39 pm
The children in Mrs. Danielle LeBreton’s 1st grade class at Mimosa Park Elementary were treated to a snow party for sending in the most box tops for the 1st grade level.

AgCenter: ‘Master Gardener’ course now available AgCenter: ‘Master Gardener’ course now available
Yesterday at 1:32 pm
Residents of St. Charles and St. John parishes who are interested in becoming a Louisiana Master Gardener volunteer, are invited to participate in the 2015 LMG certification program beginning April 7.

New equipment and training allows the shelter to take photos that capture the “personality” of the animal, such as the 5-year-old female miniature pinscher, “Beaux,” who was caught in a cat trap and brought to the shelter a few months ago. Picture worth a thousand purrs
Yesterday at 1:28 pm
The St. Charles Parish Animal shelter hopes to spur adoption rates with a new photo studio and camera equipment.

Arrests (Jan. 29)
Yesterday at 12:44 pm
•Mason Burrel, 26, of 4775 Viola St. in New Orleans, was arrested on Jan. 20 and charged with theft over $25,000.

Removing uncertainty from the state budget
Yesterday at 12:43 pm
A story in a Baton Rouge newspaper reports various proposed efforts to balance the state budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1.

Public undecided on budget solutions
Yesterday at 12:42 pm
“There’s no consensus.”


LSU lands 2 of nation’s best recruiters
LSU lands 2 of nation’s best recruiters
LSU landed two of the top recruiters in the nation when head coach Les Miles announced that former Alabama inside linebackers coach Kevin Steele would become his team’s new defensive coordinator and former Ole Miss/USC head coach Ed Orgeron would become the defensive line coach for the Tigers.