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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.

Timeless ballet on stage March 8
March 09, 2008 at 1:16 pm
DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet will present the full-length ballet Cinderella on Saturday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m. at Destrehan High School located at #1 Wildcat Lane.

Tickets are $15 and will be available for purchase at the door or in advance by calling 985-764-7678 or emailing riverregionballet@cox.net.

For more information, call Angela Amedee at 504-559-4297.

Developer plans to build affordable housing in Ama
March 05, 2008 at 3:47 pm
A developer is waiting for a moratorium to be lifted in Ama this August so he can begin building affordable homes.

Students meet virtual employers
March 05, 2008 at 3:28 pm
ITT Technical Institute in St. Rose hosted career day and students had an opportunity to interact with 28 prospective employers and three virtual companies. Students were able to fill out applications and learn about the company's history through the virtual employers that attended.

Design already in place for park in Willowridge, Lakewood Design already in place for park in Willowridge, Lakewood
March 05, 2008 at 3:23 pm
There are many places for kids to play in St. Charles Parish, but the Luling subdivisions of Lakewood and Willowridge aren’t one of them, even though both subdivisions have a very healthy population of school-aged children.

Armed robbers wait around for deputies
March 05, 2008 at 2:04 pm
A Boutte resident was struck with a weapon several times during a home invasion in which men ransacked her home searching for money.

Sheriff's Reports
March 05, 2008 at 2:03 pm
Arrests
•Jason Hill, 28, of 245 Boutte Estates Dr. in Boutte was arrested on Feb. 23 and charged with aggravated burglary.

William F. Buckley
March 05, 2008 at 2:00 pm
The founder of the modern conservative movement in America, William F. Buckley Jr., recently passed away at his home in Connecticut.

Legislature goes back to work next week
March 05, 2008 at 1:58 pm
Gov. Bobby Jindal won’t let the legislature rest. He is calling them into another special session to start Sunday.
Good for him. We have a lot to do in state government. And the governor is letting us know he is not going to wait around to do the things he promised.

Can cable transform deadly highway?
March 05, 2008 at 1:57 pm
The deadly stretch of Airline Drive in St. Charles Parish where many people have lost their lives was scheduled to be discussed at a meeting yesterday after our deadline. The main subject was to be about a cable that would stop cars zooming off the highway from going into the deep roadside canal that has caused the drownings.

Business ‘Simply Sweet’ for new Boutte bakery
March 05, 2008 at 1:56 pm
For most businesses, there is a long grace period before the owner or owners begin to see a noticeable return on their investment.

Construction spending falls to lowest level in 5 years
March 05, 2008 at 1:54 pm
Residential construction spending continued to fall across the nation last month, which was the 21st consecutive monthly decline, putting that spending level at its lowest mark since September of 2003.

Transit authority will hold meeting March 5
March 05, 2008 at 1:16 pm
LAPLACE - The River Parishes Transit Authority will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, March 5 at 3:30 p.m. at the Port of South Louisiana located at 171 Belle Terre Blvd.
Any individual requiring reasonable accommodation is requested to contact the South Central Planning and Development Commission at 985-851-2900 in advance.

Hahnville Honor Band students
March 05, 2008 at 12:10 pm
The following HHS students who participated in the Parish Honor Band:

Hahnville golfers place second in Cox Communications Invitational
March 05, 2008 at 12:09 pm
The Hahnville High School girls and boys golf teams competed in the Cox Communications Invitational last weekend at Willowdale Country Club in Luling.

Gators use Davis Pond  Diversion as a fish buffet
Gators use Davis Pond Diversion as a fish buffet
- 1902 views
There are big, leathery prehistoric creatures with an intense gaze hanging out at the Davis Pond diversion structure near Ama.

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