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Volleyball girls keep score at state tourney Volleyball girls keep score at state tourney
November 28, 2007 at 12:47 pm
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Susan Landry


LULING - Members of the R. K. Smith Middle School volleyball team helped keep score for the State Volleyball tournament held at the Pontchartrain Center.

Science night a BIG hit for R.J. Vial pupils Science night a BIG hit for R.J. Vial pupils
November 28, 2007 at 12:45 pm
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Angelle Babin


PARADIS - Sean Boyer and Peyton Gros discover the difference in magnetic strength of various magnets.

Sugary-sweet babies born at Hahnville High Sugary-sweet babies born at Hahnville High
November 28, 2007 at 12:43 pm
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Paula Gonzales


BOUTTE - Hahnville High School students in Melinda Rappold’s Family and Consumer Science classes made Sugar Babies using a 5 lb. bag of sugar as the base of the baby to help students better understand the responsibilities involved in the day-to-day care of a baby.

A LESSON LEARNED. Retired home economics teacher, Robbie Tomeny, was a guest speaker at the LaFlambeau Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association’s November meeting. She instructed the group on how to set a holiday table.
Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
November 28, 2007 at 12:41 pm
THE PERFECT HOLIDAY PARTY. Robbie Tomeny, retired home economics teacher, was the guest speaker at the November meeting of the LaFlambeau Charter Chapter of American Business Women's Association held at Bull's Corner restaurant in LaPlace.

SWEET SATSUMAS. Buddy Gravier holds a basket of sweet and juicy satsumas picked fresh from the grove of Terry and Jose’ Authement.
Juicy, delicious and nutitious
November 28, 2007 at 12:36 pm
The Louisiana satsuma was imported from Japan in the early 1800s and was immediately adapted by the populace with it’s easily separated sections of sweet, brilliant orange fruit and easy to peel, mottled green and yellow skin - and local sellers say that they are still in high demand.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
November 28, 2007 at 12:34 pm
Thanksgiving has come and gone. The relatives have packed into their minivans and are homeward bound. The only remains left from Thanksgiving dinner are probably a turkey leg wrapped in aluminum foil that needs to be thrown out and a small container of that runny oyster dressing you didn't like so much.

Boogie to the beat at Des Allemands dance
November 24, 2007 at 3:53 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands will hold a dance on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands.

Music by “Down Home.” Cover: $10 per couple. For more information, call the church at 985-758-7542.

Morel hosts Thanksgiving dinner for senior citizens Morel hosts Thanksgiving dinner for senior citizens
November 21, 2007 at 1:45 pm
St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel sponsored a Thanksgiving dinner for senior citizens on Nov. 14 at the Shriner's Jerusalem Temple in Destrehan.

Norco plant to shut down by years end, will impact 60 employees
November 21, 2007 at 1:44 pm
Dow Chemical Company recently announced that Union Carbide Corporation will suspend production at its polypropylene manufacturing facility at St. Charles Operations in Norco in anticipation of an expected decision to shut down the plant's facility by years end.

R.K. Smith puts students on fast track to careers R.K. Smith puts students on fast track to careers
November 21, 2007 at 1:35 pm
Raymond K. Smith Middle school sponsored its first annual career day on Nov. 15 for more than 300 of the school's students.

Borromeo students learn about Native American heritage Borromeo students learn about Native American heritage
November 21, 2007 at 1:31 pm
St. Charles Borromeo students participated in an event called the potlatch that centered on Native American culture and included a historical depiction of events right before the Thanksgiving holiday.

Housing and zoning issues pit residents against parish council Housing and zoning issues pit residents against parish council
November 21, 2007 at 1:28 pm
St. Charles Parish's planning and zoning administration faces heated challenges when it comes to issuing permits and often finds that residents are puzzled over the process.

66-year-old man accused of beating, stalking woman, released from jail
November 21, 2007 at 1:25 pm
A 66-year-old man, who was arrested on Nov. 12 for stalking and beating a Paradis woman, has been released from the Nelson Coleman Correctional Facility.

Where does our poker money go? Where does our poker money go?
November 21, 2007 at 1:17 pm
Video poker has swept the nation and the state of Louisiana. In 1992 Louisiana lawmakers authorized the use of video poker machines in restaurants, bars, truck stops, racetracks and off-track betting facilities.

Sheriff's Reports
November 20, 2007 at 3:51 pm
Arrests
•Patrick D. Bulter, 31, of 1220 Paul Frederick St. in Luling was arrested on Nov. 8 and charged with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of hydrocodone, possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, on a St. Charles Sheriff’s Office attachment and as a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office fugitive.

Are televangelists fleecing the flock?
November 20, 2007 at 3:47 pm
“What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?”—Jesus

Easy financial road ahead for state...but...
November 20, 2007 at 3:45 pm
Historically, Louisiana has often been directly opposite from where the nation is during economic cycles.

Ten tips for safe winter fishing
November 20, 2007 at 3:44 pm
The pleasure boats are gone and the water is now all yours. But don’t venture out for your next winter fishing trip without following these top ten tips from BoatUS Angler, a membership program that offers services, fishing tips and safety information just for trailer boat anglers:

Lifestyles

Social contract acceptance
Social contract acceptance
During a recent assembly, Tiger time representatives at R.K. Smith Middle School...
‘The Nutcracker’ paved way for 20 years of ballet productions
‘The Nutcracker’ paved way for 20 years of ballet productions
For the past two decades the River Region Ballet has brought a brilliant array of...

Plan would drastically alter Highway 90 traffic
Plan would drastically alter Highway 90 traffic
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Business owners and St. Charles Parish Council members have expressed concern over a comprehensive construction program currently underway on Highway 90 that will change the way the busy roadway functions.