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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.

LTC giving local students hands-on welding training
November 01, 2007 at 9:34 am
Students at Hahnville and Destrehan will get some first-hand experience in the field of multi-process welding and industrial maintenance when Lincoln Electric puts on a demo for the students Nov. 5 at the Louisiana Technical College's River Parishes campus.

Parish growth calls for new "Master Plan"
October 31, 2007 at 12:46 pm
Because of the overwhelming growth of the parish, local administrators will soon commission a comprehensive study to help the area formulate a growth management plan to direct future developmental efforts.

Child Advocacy Services needs more volunteers
October 31, 2007 at 12:44 pm
The St. Charles Parish Child Advocacy Service Abuse Program, which serves children who are victims of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, is looking for volunteers because of the high amount of abuse cases the organization handles yearly.

Gabby Becnel, of Destrehan, a Fountain of Youth Ministry worker, gets make-up, for a mock plane crash training exercise that took place at Louis Armstrong International Aiport, Saturday, Oct. 18. Ministry students help rescue workers prepare
October 31, 2007 at 12:41 pm
St. Charles Borromeo Fountain of Youth Ministry students, along with rescue workers, ambulance personnel and firemen participated in a mock airplane crash on Oct. 18 to help train emergency workers.

10 percent raise finally passes
October 31, 2007 at 12:39 pm
The St. Charles Parish council approved raises for 296 parish workers, which become effective immediately.

Video Bing-NO?
October 31, 2007 at 12:37 pm
An ordinance prohibiting video bingo in St. Charles Parish will force the owners of Luling Video Bingo Palace, a hall that opened on Oct. 29, to remove all of its bingo machines if the council passes the proposal at their Nov. 5 meeting.

I have a dream
October 31, 2007 at 12:36 pm
As we participate in another election, I have a dream that it will manifest a new day in the way we select public officials, govern our body of constituents, enact and enforce laws, and promote the truth of our society that all men are created equal and have the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Beyond Ethics
October 31, 2007 at 12:34 pm
Next January 14, Bobby Jindal will be sworn in as governor with a strong mandate to change the lay of the land in Louisiana.

Is climate change a natural thing?
October 31, 2007 at 12:33 pm
Amidst all of the natural disasters that have befallen us, there comes a bright spot on the planet. Greenland is growing vegetables more than ever. It is getting warmer there and, as a result, the great ice sheet in northern Greenland is melting at a more rapid pace.

Our View
October 31, 2007 at 12:30 pm
Gov.-Elect Bobby Jindal did not say much about saving the Louisiana coast during the election campaign just past. But there was probably a political reason.

Sheriff's Reports
October 31, 2007 at 12:28 pm
Arrests
• Norman P. Danos Jr., 56, of 1917 Tiffany Dr. in LaPlace was arrested on Oct. 12 and charged with indecent behavior with juveniles.

Verda
October 31, 2007 at 12:27 pm
Mary Pearl Chiasson Verda passed away on Monday, October 22, 2007 in Kenner, LA.

$5 million school expansion honors Norco Vietnam pilot killed in 9/11 attacks
$5 million school expansion honors Norco Vietnam pilot killed in 9/11 attacks
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A $5 million renovation of St. Charles Catholic High School will feature a memorial to a St. Charles Parish-raised Air Force pilot killed while valiantly trying to save a woman during the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon.