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4-H documentary airs on Louisiana channel
March 12, 2008 at 1:19 pm
BATON ROUGE - A half-hour TV documentary, “Louisiana’s Lucky Clover: A Century of 4-H” will be broadcast for the first time on Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) and its affiliate stations on March 12 at 7:40 p.m.

Produced by the LSU AgCenter, the documentary tracks the formation and development of this youth organization from the first “corn club” in Avoyelles Parish in 1908 to today’s vast network of clubs and projects across that state that involved about 225,000 young people in 2007.

Learn healthy eating with Laurie Acosta
March 12, 2008 at 1:18 pm
LULING - March is National Nutrition Month and Laurie Acosta, a dietician at St. Charles Parish Hospital will hold a public meeting on March 12 at 6 p.m. in classroom A of the hospital.

Refreshments are provided along with a nutrition game and prizes.

For more information, call 985-785-3608.

Reagan
March 12, 2008 at 11:12 am
Ronald “Ronnie” J. Reagan passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 5:50 a.m. in Houma.

Champagne
March 12, 2008 at 11:12 am
Audrey Oertling Kirn Champagne passed away on March 1, 2008 She was born in New Orleans, January 1, 1918.

Sheriff's Reports
March 12, 2008 at 11:10 am
Arrests
•Delayshia M. Carter, 19, of 234 Chad B. Baker St. In Reserve was arrested on March 3 and charged with possession of stolen auto over $500 and running a red light.

Obama wins St. Charles
March 12, 2008 at 11:06 am
In an effort to bring a message of change all across the country, Barak Obama has continued to do well in the presidential primary, perhaps a sign of history in the making. He’s winning in states like Mississippi, and other sections of the country that might have seemed unlikely to some people.

Parks a good idea for parish kids
March 12, 2008 at 11:05 am
Willowdale and Lakewood residents will finally get the park they’ve been waiting for, which means a safe place for kids to play.

Putting some sense into politics
March 12, 2008 at 11:04 am
The following column was published four years ago almost to this date. It is just as timely now as then because it concerns presidential politics during an election year. It tells of a movement then that sought to put into perspective just what voters should consider when they vote for president. It follows:

UWSC names top donaters
March 12, 2008 at 11:03 am
The United Way of St. Charles completed another successful annual campaign, raising $2,378,034.35 thanks to the help of local industry and businesses, and the support of the community.

Destrehan man returns state trooper’s semi- automatic rifle
March 12, 2008 at 11:02 am
A 51-year-old Destrehan man returned a rifle he found on the side of I-10 after the weapon fell out of the trunk of a state trooper’s vehicle.

School board searches for new carrier due to high costs
March 12, 2008 at 11:01 am
In what John “Jay” Robichaux says could be the “biggest decision” the school board will make since he has been a member, the insurance committee has begun looking at other healthcare providers as possible alternatives to UnitedHealthcare.

Home invasions on the rise across nation, but crimes can be prevented
March 12, 2008 at 11:00 am
Home Invasions may be the scariest of all crimes for a person to face, not just because they may lose precious valuables in their home, but because the robbers want you to be home when they break in.

St. Pierre, council  share priority projects with D.C. St. Pierre, council share priority projects with D.C.
March 12, 2008 at 9:56 am
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the council traveled to the NACO conference in Washington, D.C. last week on a mission to enhance St. Charles Parish and share their priority projects with Senators Mary Landrieu and David Vitter, along with Rep. Charlie Melancon.

Take a Hike FEMA Take a Hike FEMA
March 12, 2008 at 9:39 am
Residents living in St. Rose want FEMA trailers that were permitted after Hurricane Katrina to be removed from their community.

Patrick Spencer’s map shows all of the stops he has made so far on his 167 day journey. Footprints of Faith
March 12, 2008 at 9:39 am
Getting fired from a job can be a traumatic experience for almost anybody.

New West Bank park unveiled
March 12, 2008 at 9:39 am
The St. Charles Parish Recreation Department will hold a public meeting to discuss plans for a park slated for the South Lakewood, Willowridge and Willowdale communities.

‘A Flea in Her Ear’ is on stage in Kenner
March 09, 2008 at 1:18 pm
KENNER - One of the funniest plays ever written is on stage at the Rivertown Repertory Theatre located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner’s Rivertown District.

The play will run through March 9 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and on Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
Ticket prices are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors (55 and up) and students and $10 for children (6 to 12). An optional pre-performance buffet served by Messina’s is also available at $20 (reservations required). Call 504-468-7221 Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for group rates, tickets and reservations.

Drama guild holds auditions for show
March 09, 2008 at 1:17 pm
NORCO - The River Region Drama Guild invites actors, actresses, dancers and singers to “Be Our Guest” at the March 8 and 9 auditions for Beauty and the Beast.

Auditions will be held at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center located at 15146 River Road in Norco. March 8 auditions are promptly from 1 to 5 p.m. and March 9 is reserved for callbacks from 6 to 9 p.m.

Those auditioning must be ten years of age and older. Everyone is asked to bring a song to sing in the proper key; an accompianist is provided

This program is sponsored in part by United Way of St. Charles, The Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural, Recreation, and Tourism in cooperation with Louisiana State Arts Council as administrated by the Houma Regional Arts Council and the River Region Arts & Humanities Council.

Lakewood Elementary fifth-grader wins state honors for letter about her mother
Lakewood Elementary fifth-grader wins state honors for letter about her mother
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How one interprets the children’s book, “The Giving Tree,” depends on the reader