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.
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
•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:

Brand new parish government ahead
November 20, 2007 at 3:42 pm
St. Charles Parish government is evolving into the future like never before since 1980. Not only will we have a new parish president but every member of the council will be different.

Avoid 5 boat winterizing mistakes
November 20, 2007 at 3:40 pm
1. Failure to winterize the engine: Freezing temperatures occur in all 50 states where boaters are most likely to have freeze-related damage to engine blocks.


Book Reviews - ”The Troop”
Book Reviews - "The Troop"
Nick Cutter’s The Troop is exactly what it says on the front cover: a book of terror....
Kindergarteners hard at work
Kindergarteners hard at work
At Mimosa Park Elementary, the kindergarteners are hard at work....

Mom arrested for using fake ID to register school children
Mom arrested for using fake ID to register school children
By Jacob Bielanski

A St. Rose mother and her boyfriend were arrested after authorities say they used a fake ID when registering two girls for St. Rose Elementary School.