Lifestyles

Simple holiday tips could help people avoid the ER

Some holiday traditions, such as carving the turkey or stringing up Christmas lights, can land people in the emergency room if they are not done carefully.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:27 am
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Reasons to be thankful

St. Charles Social Concerns sponsored an ecumenical community-wide Thanksgiving Worship Service at the First Union Presbyterian Church in Luling on Saturday at 2 p.m. Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:11 am
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Holiday-themed items auctioned off by Women’s Club for charity, scholarships

The St. Charles Parish Women’s Club held its annual auction on Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Presbyterian Church on Lakewood Drive in Luling.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:06 am
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St. Charles Parish school clubs, teachers receive thousands in grant money

St. Charles Parish schools received a multitude of grant money this year.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:03 am
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Norco Christmas Parade set for Dec. 6

The Christmas season will begin in the River Parishes on Sunday, Dec. 6 as the Norco Christmas Parade rolls for the eighth straight year.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:01 am
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Successful food drive by Valero

Valero employees “gave back” to the community by delivering 3,720 lbs. of food they collected during a recent food drive to Second Harvest Food Bank. Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 10:59 am
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Allemands Elementary play area re-opened, still incomplete

Students at Allemands Elementary School will finally be able to enjoy their play area again after months of construction on a cover for it.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 10:58 am
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The circus came to town

The 63rd Annual Jerusalem Shrine Circus took place Nov. 27-29. Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Destrehan teacher selected for appreciation award

Destrehan High School mathematics teacher Rita Varvaro was selected for a Tri-Parish Teacher Appreciation Award. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:54 am
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Schools prepare for Thanksgiving week

New Sarpy Elementary students are participating in numerous activities to prepare for Thanksgiving.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:52 am
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Hurst students play in rainy day races

Hurst Middle School recently had a Rainy Day event in which students did relay events and other games inside the gym.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:51 am
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Learning to spell with technology

Students at New Sarpy Elementary use techonology to learn.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:50 am
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New Sarpy hosts family literacy event

New Sarpy Elementary held "Mother Goose is on the Loose" Family Literacy Night on Thursday, Nov. 5.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:49 am
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Winner of New Sarpy Card Contest

Addison Raiford was the winner for the 2009 New Sarpy Elementary Christmas Card contest. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:48 am
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School Board passes act to regulate teacher-student electronic communications

The St. Charles Parish School Board passed an Electronic Communications Act on Wednesday that will regulate how school employees communicate with students.Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:33 am
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Student earns spot in All-State Band

Lauryn DesChamps, a Hahnville High School student and a member of the band, was selected for the All-State Honor Band. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:32 am
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Hahnville mother aided efforts to ban corporal punishment for special needs students
Hahnville mother aided efforts to ban corporal punishment for special needs students
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Allison Badgerow was so ready to comment on state Rep. Franklin Foil's House Bill 69 aimed at banning corporal punishment for special needs students that she overcame her fear of public speaking to recount her autistic son's traumatic experience.