|Vitter wants your feedback on illegal immigration
February 21, 2007 at 1:37 pm
One pressing issue that will come before the U.S. Congress this year is immigration reform. Like many in Louisiana, I am very concerned about the influx of illegal immigrants and am firmly opposed to immigration policies that harm American workers and leave our citizens at risk.
|Congress cannot run a war
February 21, 2007 at 1:36 pm
Can a public body as large and divisive as the U. S. Congress run a war? We don’t think so.
February 21, 2007 at 1:34 pm
ST. CHARLES BORROMEO FISH FRY
St. Charles Borromeo Fountain of Youth Annual Lenten Fish Fry is to be held on Friday, March 2nd and March 9th at St. Charles Borromeo Cafeteria from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Menu includes: fried catfish, potatoes, salad and bread for $6 per plate. Dine in - or take out. The proceeds will benefit the Mexico Mission Trip this summer. For more information, call Janeen Rodrigue, 985-764-6383
|If God inspired the Bible, why are there so many different versions of it?
February 21, 2007 at 1:32 pm
This is the third and final installment in our three-part series on the Origin of the Bible: Human Invention or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre. Pitre is a biblical scholar of international acclaim. For background information or CDs of his Bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.com.
February 21, 2007 at 1:28 pm
Dinner for heart patient
HAHNVILLE - You’ll eat like a king at the chicken dinner to benefit heart patient Sandra Champagne Punston Neff on Saturday, Feb. 24, at Daddy's Fried Chicken on River Road. Event starts at 10 a.m. and runs until 6 p.m. A $5 donation gets you a tasty BBQ chicken leg quarter, jambalaya, baked beans and bread. Cakes, fudge and other sweets will be sold separately. And a $1 raffle for $100 cash will be held, too. Buy six chances for $5.
February 21, 2007 at 1:27 pm
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law
|Got rentals? FEMA will help you find good tenants ... and it won’t cost you a dime
February 21, 2007 at 1:25 pm
Got a house or apartment for rent? State and federal authorities will help you find a tenant - fast.
|Mom & dad start fund to honor four children killed in car crash
February 21, 2007 at 1:23 pm
The legacy of Allen and Sandra Washington's children, Rachel, Samantha, Allen Jr., and Alandra will continue to survive through the Washington Memomorial Scholarship Foundation, a fund started to remember the four children who died when the car driven by their oldest daughter Rachel, slipped into the the dark, murky, swamp waters along Airline Hwy. in Kenner, on the day before her 21st birthday.
February 21, 2007 at 1:21 pm
BERTILE DUFRENE BOWNDS
Bertile Dufrene Bownds passed away on Tuesday, Feb 13. in Kenner, LA. She was the beloved wife of the late William Moda Bownds. Daughter of the late Joseph and Argentine Matherne Dufrene. Sister of Harris Dufrene and the late Alvin, Louis, Lawrence, Harry, Ernest Dufrene, Alida Barrios, Cecile Tamburello, Elle Dufrene, Mildred Reed, and Irene Hano.
|Stop-smoking advice for a better life
February 21, 2007 at 1:20 pm
Smoking is a huge problem in Louisiana and St. Charles Parish, having been identified as one of the Top 10 health threats facing men and women and also children who are exposed to second-hand smoke.
|SC Borromeo Mardi Gras Ball a dazzling night to remember
February 21, 2007 at 1:17 pm
The St. Charles Borromeo Middle School Students and the St. Charles Borromeo Fountain of Youth held their Annual Mardi Gras Ball “The Krewe of Ormond” for the residents of Ormond Nursing and Care Center.
February 21, 2007 at 1:16 pm
Air Force Airman 1st Class Durell Marshall, right, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Anna Marshall of Luling, and a 2005 graduate of Hahnville High.
|‘The first nine months are the easiest’
February 21, 2007 at 1:14 pm
A friend of mine, a professional woman in her 30s, sent an e-mail to me and several other friends asking for advice. She was feeling the urge to become a mother, but was wondering how she would "know" when the time is right. Does anyone ever "know"?
|V.J. St. Pierre running against Snookie for parish president
February 21, 2007 at 1:04 pm
An honorably discharged disabled veteran, retired business owner and life-long parish resident, Vernon J. St. Pierre says the experiences he learned in war and over the course of his life have taught him to be humble, grateful, and appreciate humanity, characteristics he feels will make him the best candidate for parish president.
|United Way ‘Victory Party’ celebrates donations of $2.3M
February 21, 2007 at 1:02 pm
United Way of St. Charles had a lot to celebrate at their Victory Celebration on Feb.15. Campaign Co-Chairmen Ron Guillory (Valero) and Snookie Faucheux (Motiva) recognized Texion Chemicals, New Sarpy Kindergarten and St. Charles Community Health Center in particular for contributing the largest increases to the total $2,347,581.01 donated. Valero was also recognized for their employees large contributions to United Way.
|Don’t let ‘brown patch fungus’ gobble up your green lawn
February 21, 2007 at 1:00 pm
Heavy rains for the better part of the last month in St. Charles have helped stimulate the development of brown patch disease in many St. Augustine lawns.
|Ram: Build shelters for cig smokers
February 21, 2007 at 12:53 pm
Councilman ‘Ram’ Ramchandran wants signs and brightly colored tape seperating areas where visitors and employees can and can’t smoke on the grounds of the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. And he believes the state should provide funding to purchase shelters to protect smokers so they won’t get rained on or, in winter, too cold.
|St. Charles population boom fuels Cox cable's recovery
February 21, 2007 at 12:35 pm
Increased business and new customers in St. Charles Parish are helping Cox cable get back on its feet after Katrina devastated the communications giant's infrastructure and drove 200,000 people - including 74,000 subscribers - to new homes outside of the New Orleans area.
Harry Hurst Wetland Watcher students and Motiva employees facilitated activities...
Keeping a part of the Cajun culture alive in St. Charles Parish, members of the...
• Norco Elementary float project
• St. Rose Elementary School students enjoy spring weather
• Local experts share gardening tips for both new and established gardens
• New Sarpy Elementary library reading winners
• Couple involved in local scouting efforts named St. CharlesRotary Club Citizens of the Year
Two Hahnville High School football players received MVP honors at a five star...
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats dominated East St. John 21-0 on Thursday, but fell to...
• Wildcats beat Tigers, tighten grip on top spot in District 7-5A
• Lady Tigers lock up district title with wins over Thibodaux, Lafourche
• Luling gymnast shines at state meet
• Lady Wildcats crush South Lafourche, beat C. Lafourche
• Tigers win 4 straight on way to 5-1 district record
Suspects eyed in murder of Destrehan church volunteer - 1869 views
Nearly five months after 23-year-old Ramal Ellis was found shot to death behind the church where he volunteered his time, officials with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office say suspects have been identified in connection with the murder, though any arrests will have to wait until the evidence is fully processed.
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