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United Way honors pacesetters, offers grants to Boy Scouts
November 07, 2007 at 11:51 am
United Way of St. Charles' first ever PaceSetters' campaign was a huge success, with six area companies contributing $1.5 million between Aug. 9 and Oct. 1.

Area crime falls 8.5 percent from same period last year
November 07, 2007 at 11:50 am
There were a total of 567 crimes reported in St. Charles Parish for the third quarter, which represents the second lowest overall total in 12 years and is an 8.5 percent decrease from the same period last year.

Emergency workers had to be careful not to let the 45 gallons of Caustic Potash spill into the area. 18 wheeler carrying chemical flips over on Luling train track
November 07, 2007 at 11:47 am
On Nov. 4, an 18 wheeler carrying Caustic Potash overturned on 100 Oak Lane near the Monsanto Chemical Plant.

The red line is the prefered path of I-49 South, which will pass through St. Charles Parish. Preferred route of I-49 South set, but still time to offer comments
November 07, 2007 at 11:44 am
Residents of St. Charles Parish will have to wait a little bit longer to find out exactly what route I-49 South will take through the area after the comment period for the project was pushed back to Nov. 30.

St. Charles Parish Council bans video bingo machines parish-wide at the Nov 5, council meeting. Councilman Barry Minnich listens intently as the parish council hears arguments from all sides. Council alerts Nagin about asbestos, bans video gaming
November 07, 2007 at 11:39 am
The owners of a Killona landfill will be in violation of a parish ordinance if they begin accepting New Orleans trash debris from storm damaged homes that contains asbestos material.

Queen of Hearts Seeking Contestants
November 03, 2007 at 10:02 am
NORCO - The Queen of Hearts Miss, Teen, Ms. and Baby pageants will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3rd beginning at 12:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart School Auditorium and will coincide with the River Parishes Fall Festival being held on the grounds of Sacred Heart School in Norco on November 2nd, 3rd , and 4th.

Any single women who have never bore a child and are between the ages of 17-23, can enter. They must also reside in the state of Louisiana. The Miss entry fee is $100.00 including photogenic. The deadline to enter the Miss Division is Thursday, November 1st.

Fall pageant set for start of November
November 03, 2007 at 9:59 am
NORCO - The River Parishes Fall Festival Queen of Hearts Pageant is scheulded for Saturday, Nov. 3 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Sacred Heart School Auditorium 546 Apple St. in Norco.

For more information call directors: Doreen at 985-764-1466, Celeste at 985-652-4961, Kerri 985-536-9500.

Grant Sanders shows his LOVE for science Grant Sanders shows his LOVE for science
November 01, 2007 at 1:08 pm
ST. ROSE - Using a magnifying glass, Grant Sanders studies the different properties of leaves in Ms. Judy Rongey's four year old class at St. Rose Elementary School.

Picking the perfect pumpkins in Montz Picking the perfect pumpkins in Montz
November 01, 2007 at 1:05 pm
NORCO - Students Daniel Landry, Zoe Garfin, and Natalie Traylor, students in Mrs. Karen Wilson’s Early Childhood Class, at Norco Elementary K-3 School recently visited the pumpkin patch in Montz.

Kids use electronics to help them read better Kids use electronics to help them read better
November 01, 2007 at 12:59 pm
LULING - Students in Natalie Tzerefos’s second grade class at Mimosa Park Elementary School in Luling are using reading phones during independent reading time.

Students use their heads to fight drugs Students use their heads to fight drugs
November 01, 2007 at 12:54 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - Allemands Elementary, second grader Wade Orgeron enjoys Red Ribbon Week by participating in crazy hair day.

More treats and less tricks at HHS library More treats and less tricks at HHS library
November 01, 2007 at 12:44 pm
BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School Library celebrated Teen Read Week during the week of October 15 -19. Students participated in trivia questions, book giveaways, treat jar guessing, a Barnes & Noble gift card drawing and a Coffee House Night.

SPOOKTACULAR SPOOKTACULAR
November 01, 2007 at 12:33 pm
Mimosa Park Elementary students celebrated the spooky days leading up to Halloween with the school’s annual Octoberfest which featured a super frighting haunted house staged in the cafeteria and put on by Hahnville High School students.
Just take a look at our pictures which captured parents, children and St. Charles Parish Schools personnel enjoying all that MPE’s festival had to offer.

Local runners strut their stuff in the Ormond 5K Fall Classic Local runners strut their stuff in the Ormond 5K Fall Classic
November 01, 2007 at 12:14 pm
J.J. Waguespack and Pat Clancy of Destrehan both were the top winners in their age group when they crossed the finish line in the 2007 Annual Ormond 5K Fall Classic marathon.


White helps Hahnville stay in contention
November 01, 2007 at 10:10 am
Last Friday was a tough one for the Hahnville Tigers.

Jordan Jefferson still coming up big for Destrehan
November 01, 2007 at 10:08 am
Destrehan quarterback Jordan Jefferson made it look easy last week.

Hahnville needs win for home playoff game
November 01, 2007 at 10:06 am
The Hahnville Tigers will be happy if they never have to see another overtime game again.

Destrehan tries to hold on to top position
November 01, 2007 at 10:05 am
When a team is able to score three touchdowns in three minutes, things are definitely going their way.

TV series starring Boutte outdoorsman is canceled
TV series starring Boutte outdoorsman is canceled
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After only one season, Boutte-resident Kip Benoit’s reality TV series about hunting and living off the land has been canceled.