|Tools for Schools readies students with support
August 10, 2006 at 12:13 pm
Schools in the River Parishes will open in a few days, and again River Parishes Tools for Schools will provide needy students with the supplies they need for the academic year, according to founder and coordinator, Betty Coleman Clement.
|Officer reflects on Hurricane Katrina
August 10, 2006 at 12:09 pm
Last year, thousands of lives were impacted by the wrath of Hurricane Katrina.
|Lights, camera, action
August 02, 2006 at 11:10 am
While New Orleans has been getting nationwide recognition for its role in the film industry, one local resident, Richard "Doc" Whitney of Destrehan, is busy creating his own Hollywood right here in St. Charles Parish.
|River Region Drama Guild holds Summer Theater Workshop
July 28, 2006 at 10:20 am
The River Region Drama Guild held its Summer Theater Workshop on July 10-13 and July 17-20 at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Good Hope.
|Summertime lemonade offers kids life lessons
July 28, 2006 at 10:16 am
ARA- This summer parents are finding clever ways to teach their kids valuable life lessons -- through lemonade. Instead of letting your kids waste away their summer vacations playing video games, encourage them to start up a small business by running a good old-fashioned lemonade stand.
|Train your vines to be well behaved
July 19, 2006 at 12:23 pm
Vines are an amazing group of plants with enough diversity to boggle the mind of any gardener. What binds these wonderful plants together is their universal lack of strong stems.
|Give your garden a taste of the tropics
July 19, 2006 at 12:20 pm
If you regularly read national gardening magazines and get a variety of gardening catalogs, you may have noticed tropical-look landscaping is a trend gaining attention across the country these days.
|Delicious and nutritious Creole Tomatoes
July 19, 2006 at 12:13 pm
The hot Louisiana summers are often unbearable. But luckily for residents of South Louisiana, there is one annual crop that often makes the summer months worth while. The Creole Tomato is not only a uniquely refreshing and tasty Louisiana favorite…it can also help treat some diseases.
|Make houseplants happy
July 12, 2006 at 11:59 am
Whether we admit it or not, heat and humidity this time of year make gardening outside less enjoyable.
|The golden years
July 12, 2006 at 11:58 am
Joseph (Mule) Pollet, Jr. and June of Destrehan celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on June 16.
|Celebrating 50 years of commitment
July 12, 2006 at 11:55 am
Congratulations to Clarence and Lou Ann Faucheux.
|Out of the catastrophe that was Hurricane Katrina, comes new life and hope
July 12, 2006 at 11:44 am
The residents of Chalmette and St. Bernard Parish were struck unusually hard by the infamous killer storm, Katrina.
|Caladiums made for shade, offer summer color
July 05, 2006 at 11:03 am
Gardeners crave color in shady areas of their landscapes just as much as they do in sunny areas. Unfortunately, shade-loving plants generally are not so flamboyant, and the selection of colorful bedding plants for shady gardens is limited.
|Dry weather produces record tomatoes
July 05, 2006 at 11:01 am
The LSU AgCenter’s 8th Annual Tomato Field Day in Waterproof, La., showed that the recent lack of rain can’t stop those who are determined to produce unusually large tomatoes.
|Nicholls announces honor roll
July 05, 2006 at 10:58 am
• Honor Roll
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Brittany Danyel Barrios, Luling; Nicole Elizabeth Mumphrey, Destrehan.
|Arc of St. Charles is a helping hand for the disabled
July 05, 2006 at 10:53 am
The Arc of St. Charles is a non-profit organization that is committed to providing services and support that enable persons of all ages with developmental disabilities and special needs to attain their potential. The Arc of St. Charles has been providing services to the handicapped persons of St. Charles Parish since 1971.
|Le Belle Fleur Garden Club chosses new officers
June 28, 2006 at 1:05 pm
The annual installation of officers of the La Belle Fleur Garden Club was held at the Destrehan Wildcat Kitchen. The officers for the coming year are Kate Hymel, President; Sharyn Laurenc, Vice-President; Pat St. Amant, Secretary; Cathy Montz, Corresponding Secretary, and Louise Hehmeyer, Treasurer.
|Bonnet Carre Garden Club installs new officers
June 28, 2006 at 1:03 pm
Treasurer- Audrey Brady
Secretary- Yolande St. Pierre
Vice President- Catherine Haydel
President- Jane Banquer
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Makis. ...
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Sophie.
Sophie is a...
• This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Trooper”
• HHS senior named S.T.A.R. student of the year
• J.B. Martin students awarded at regional science fair
• St. Charles Borromeo Beta Club inductees
• DHS Wildcats Robotics to compete in international robotics competition
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats cruised past South Lafourche and held on down the...
The Hahnville Tigers (15-9) stretched their district record to 5-1 with victories...
• Lady Tigers continue to roll over district competition
• Lady Tigers remain perfect in district
• Tigers ride no-hitter to win over Terrebonne
• Lady Wildcats stretch win streak to 9 games, improve district mark to 7-1
• Wildcats creep past Hahnville before knocking off Thibodaux, C. Lafourche
Suspects eyed in murder of Destrehan church volunteer - 1696 views
Nearly five months after 23-year-old Ramal Ellis was found shot to death behind the church where he volunteered his time, officials with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office say suspects have been identified in connection with the murder, though any arrests will have to wait until the evidence is fully processed.
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