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Whither goest the weather?
February 14, 2007 at 2:46 pm
Only weeks after former Vice President Al Gore released his film about how the earth is heating up, this country has had its most bitter cold winter in recent history.

Bicentennial trivia ... celebrating our parish’s 200th B-day
February 14, 2007 at 2:45 pm
Enjoy history? Like trivia? You’ve come to the right place. Because each week on this page, we publish historical tibits in honor of our Bicentennial Year. Here goes:

It’s time to plan the future and rebuild Louisiana
February 14, 2007 at 2:43 pm
Louisiana Speaks is looking for a regional vision to steer the restoration and rebuilding of storm ravaged south Louisiana.

John Edwards ‘blog team’ is playing dirty pool with Christian groups
February 14, 2007 at 2:41 pm
I like a good blog as much as the next computer geek—but I have to admit, it is possible for bloggers to go beyond the limits of sound reason, good taste, and religious sensitivity.

What’s trashier - Anna or TV that made her an icon
February 14, 2007 at 2:38 pm
“She was entropy porn at its finest.”—Cintra Wilson, Salon

You would think that Mother Teresa had just died all over again the way the media—especially television—is covering every nuance of the life and death of Anna Nicole Smith.

Cash for college
February 14, 2007 at 2:34 pm
With thousands of kids across Louisiana preparing for college, and federal money up for grabs, students in St. Charles Parish should apply for assistance now to avoid losing out on getting the help they need to pay for school expenses.

Haz mat team. TERROR DRILL 'WAS SCARY'
February 14, 2007 at 2:27 pm
Emails and phone messages went out all across St. Charles Parish to alert residents that increased police activity was part of an intense training exercise involving a Homeland Security terror drill - no one was really in danger.

Off to College and Beyond with Eric LeBlanc Off to College and Beyond with Eric LeBlanc
February 14, 2007 at 2:25 pm
Player of the Week

This week's Off to College and Beyond Player of the Week is Xavier guard and DHS grad Mark Stewart who led the Gold Rush with 22 points to go along with 3 rebounds and 2 steals in the team's victory over Spring Hill last Thursday.

H-ville cheerleader & mascot meeting is on
February 14, 2007 at 2:24 pm
There will be an informational meeting about HHS cheerleader and mascot tryouts for the 2007-2008 school year on Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. in the HHS auditorium.

Parish softball sign-up shakin’ all month long
February 14, 2007 at 2:23 pm
The Luling Booster club will be accepting registration forms for the 2007 Baseball and Softballand Tee- Ball season beginning Monday Feb. 5, through March 1.


In the news
February 14, 2007 at 2:22 pm
The Louis Armstrong International Airport served 6,217,023 passengers in 2006. That’s 80% of the passengers who used the airport in 2005 and 64% of the all time high of 9,733,179 passengers in 2004.

Golfers tee off for the Hahnville High band
February 14, 2007 at 2:21 pm
The HHS Tiger Band Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, March 17 at Willowdale Country Club for an 18-hole scramble.

DOH BOWL!
February 14, 2007 at 2:19 pm
Did you watch the NFL Pro Bowl? Did you care about it? You might want to start caring.

Parish football stars sign with Tulane and Louisiana Tech
February 14, 2007 at 2:18 pm
National Signing Day for high school athletes was held on Feb. 7 at the St. Charles Parish School Board offices in Luling and was attended by family, friends, school administrators, coaches and central office workers.

Greg Lier. 302 houses & counting
February 14, 2007 at 2:17 pm
After 10 years of planning, Ashton Plantation subdivision in Luling is nearly complete and lots are selling faster than the developers can prep them.

Catch me! Catch me!
February 14, 2007 at 2:06 pm
The Pier 90 parking lot is filled to the brim with the empty trailers of anglers determined to get a well-advised bite in. Lake Salvador had been so beneficial for the anglers the day before that word spread like a cold.

Photographers: deadline looms for calendar contest
February 14, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Get your camera out because there is still time to submit photos for possible use in the LSU AgCenter’s 2008 Get It Growing lawn and garden calendar. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 28.

Matherne - Dufrene Wedding Matherne - Dufrene Wedding
February 14, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Monique Matherne of and Meryl “Snake” Dufrene Jr. were married Jan. 26 at St. Hilary of Poitiers Church in Raceland.

VFW gets makeover with aid of Home Depot workers, community
VFW gets makeover with aid of Home Depot workers, community
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Employees of Home Depot, along with members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3750 and other local leaders, gathered together last week to begin renovations on the VFW Hall in Luling that were funded by a $10,000 grant.

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