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Blue Man Group to perform in Big Easy
March 18, 2008 at 1:19 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The beat goes on as the Blue Man Group descends on New Orleans for its mega-successful How to be a Megastar 2.1 which will take place on Tuesday, March 18 at the New Orleans Arena at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are priced at $47 and $77 and are available at the arena’s box office, www.ticketmaster.com, or charged by phone at 504-522-5555. Visit www.blueman.com.


Destrehan band director arrested on sex charges Destrehan band director arrested on sex charges
March 18, 2008 at 11:35 am
Destrehan band director Byron Toups was arrested by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office this morning and charged with molestation of a juvenile, indecent behavior with a juvenile and simple battery.

K’garten registration set for March 17-20
March 17, 2008 at 2:01 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools will hold kindergarten registration March 17 through 20 from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

Parents must register their children at the school in their attendance area.

Schools are: Allemands Elementary - 985-758-7427, Luling Elementary - 985-785-6086, A.A. Songy Kindergarten - 985-785-0299, New Sarpy Elementary - 985-725-1429, Norco Elementary K-3 - 985-764-2787 and St. Rose Elementary - 504-464-9254.

Parents or guardians should bring to registration: certified birth certificate for child, home address, mailing address and telephone number, proof of residency (two utility bills showing physical address. i.e. gas, water, electricity), social security card for the child and immunization record for the child.

For more information, call the school or school board office at 985-785-6289.

Book sale at libraries in Jefferson Parish
March 16, 2008 at 11:09 am
METAIRIE - The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library’s semi-annual book sale will be held on Thursday, March 13 through Sunday, March 16 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

As always, admission and parking are free.

Major credit cards are accepted. For more information, call 504-455-2665.

Pictured (l to r) Brown pictured with VooDoo Dolls Amanda Fonseca, Bridget Lore, Saydi Brown (Wesley's sister), Lynna Vo and Allison Meyer. 
Hahnville varsity baseball player enjoys day off at New Orleans Arena
March 15, 2008 at 3:41 pm
Hahnville High School’s Wesley Brown, who plays on the school’s varisty baseball team, enjoys his first day off in two weeks with a little rest and relaxation at the New Orleans Arena on March 9 for the VooDoo home game opener where the New Orleans team won 54-53.

ST. CHARLES BORROMEO TWISTERS. Pictured (kneeling) Paxton Zeringue, Olivia Messina, Emily Hymel, and Victoria Simmons. First row (standing) Lin Schexnayder, Jordan Huskins, co-captain, Renée Laurent, co-captain, Jolie St. Pierre, captain, Sarah Smith, Cas St. Charles Borromeo Twisters compete in national competition
March 15, 2008 at 3:39 pm
The dance team from St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan competed in the Worldwide Spirit Association’s Grand National Competition held at the New Orleans Convention Center the weekend of February 23 and 24.

Destrehan powerlifting individual results
March 15, 2008 at 3:37 pm
DHS is pleased to announce the new sport of Powerlifting.

All-District BASKETBALL teams
March 15, 2008 at 3:36 pm
Congratulations to Hahnville High School Basketball Coach, Kevin Robicheaux, who was named the River Parish Coach of the Year and All Metro Coach of the Year.

SLOW START. Destrehan started slow in the 2008 season, but has already picked up a district win with a 4-3 victory over Hahnville. The Lady Wildcats are currently 3-10-1. Hahnville improves to 15-5, Destrehan picks up district win
March 15, 2008 at 3:35 pm
Lauren Candies continues to be a driving force behind the success of the Lady Tigers softball team, picking up four wins over the weekend to stretch her season record to 13-4.

Hahnville High School golf team results
March 15, 2008 at 3:34 pm
Below are the results from the Boys & Girls Golf Team's trip to the Sulphur High Invitational at Frasch Park on Saturday March 8, 2008.

JOB WELL DONE. Deputy Kenneth Delaune receives a plaque commemorating his 2007 St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Deputy of the Year award from rotary president Mark Klein.
Deputy of the year, Kenneth Delaune, honored at St. Charles Rotary meeting
March 15, 2008 at 3:28 pm
“We want Kenny Delaune back!” This request was heard time and time again in Sheriff Greg Champagne’s office from St. Rose residents.

Presenting the check is Kristi Brocato, owner of The Basketry to Denise and Wayne Breaux, Abigayl’s parents.
The Basketry’s Kristi Brocato donates to Breaux family scholarship
March 15, 2008 at 3:26 pm
The Basketry held a fundraiser for the Abigayl Breaux Scholarship Foundation in which all of the proceeds from the sale of three different Webkinz were donated to The Breaux Family.

MONTHLY WINNERS. The St. Charles Art Guild recently selected its artists of the month for March. They are: Merrill Zeringue - 1st place, Melodie Hotard - 2nd place, Marie Goodfellow - 3rd place.
St. Charles Art Guild News
March 15, 2008 at 3:25 pm
The St. Charles Art Guild holds monthly meetings the first Tuesday of each month.

Birth Announcements Birth Announcements
March 15, 2008 at 3:22 pm
Brody Joseph Williams (at right) was born to proud parents Erica and Mark Williams Jr. of Paradis at East Jefferson General Hospital on October 31, 2007 at 1:25pm.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
March 15, 2008 at 3:19 pm
“Cat-fishing” by Rosalie Gassen got the most votes last week and is the March 6 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Crawfish are good for you, but hold the SALT
March 15, 2008 at 3:16 pm
Whether you like them fried, boiled or in a stew, crawfish are a Louisiana favorite. And for the next few months, crawfish can be found on dinner tables and in backyard boils across the state.

The Cook's Corner The Cook's Corner
March 15, 2008 at 3:15 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

TREE PLANTING. Families for Home Education 4-H members help spruce up the West Regional Library on Lakewood Drive. Pictured are Emma Theall, Laura Theall, Sara Theall, Mary Johns, Kasey McGill and Keaton Northington. Library sprouts plants thanks to 4-H
March 15, 2008 at 3:13 pm
Members of the Families for Home Education 4-H get together for a tree planting project at the West Regional Library in Luling.

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