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Jimmy Carter gets our ‘Rotten Peanut’ award for calling George Bush ‘America’s worst president’
May 23, 2007 at 12:14 pm
It’s refreshing to see two former presidents, Bill Clinton and H. W. Bush, work side by side to benefit humanity.
Together, they raised millions of dollars to benefit victims of the tsunami in the Indian Ocean and Hurricane Katrina. In the process, they said nice things about each other, even though they were from opposing parties.

TV news ought to be labeled ‘dangerous’ ... because it is
May 23, 2007 at 12:11 pm
Anyone who relies exclusively on television news reporting for insight into what’s happening in the world is making a serious mistake.

Destrehan High star in the spirit of giving
May 23, 2007 at 12:09 pm
Many professional football players have a lot to be proud of in addition to what they do on the gridiron. They use their off time to promote charitable causes as we have seen right here in New Orleans, the home of the Saints.

Summer reading programs are a kid’s best friend, says Barbara
May 23, 2007 at 12:06 pm
By the time this column hits the paper local school kids will have already started their summer vacation.

Schools choose firms to help them recover after a disaster
May 23, 2007 at 12:04 pm
When FEMA asked the St. Charles Parish School board to develop a plan that would help them “expedite recovery” following a natural disaster, members responded by voting to accept proposals for emergency construction and restoration services. And the winners are: Frickey Brothers Construction and Quality Wholesale and Janitorial Supply.

Lawmen killed in the line of duty are remembered in emotional ceremony
May 23, 2007 at 12:03 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office held its annual memorial service at the courthouse for law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

HHS report card: school ‘shows progress’
May 23, 2007 at 12:00 pm
In her “school report card” for Hahnville High, principal Barbara Fuselier stressed how attendance affects students scores for better and for worse - and also the need for a solution to the dropout problem.

Council puts brakes on Norco speed limit changes
May 23, 2007 at 11:57 am
St. Charles Parish Council members agreed to table two proposals at a regular bi-monthly meeting - an ordinance to decrease speed limits in Norco, and a proposal to give a company permission to expand a landfill in Killona.

River Parishes choose 2007 coach of the year River Parishes choose 2007 coach of the year
May 16, 2007 at 3:55 pm
Congratulations to Hahnville High School baseball coach, Kade Rogers (pictured right), who was named “Coach of the Year” for District 5-5A and for the River Parishes.

River Parish Mudcats win 2 championships River Parish Mudcats win 2 championships
May 16, 2007 at 3:53 pm
The River Parish Mudcats, a 12-year-old select team representing St. Charles and St. John Parishes, captured tournament championships at the Monster Slam USSSA Tournament held in Belle Chasse the weekend of April 21 to 22 and the Big Barrel Challenge held at Robert Park in Gonzales on May 6 and 7.

Hahnville High soccer boys make All-District
May 16, 2007 at 3:52 pm
Congratulations to the following HHS Boys Soccer Players who were named to the All-District, Division I-5A, District VI Soccer Team.

Saints players visit St. Charles Borromeo Saints players visit St. Charles Borromeo
May 16, 2007 at 3:51 pm
St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan held their annual All Sports Athletic Banquet, which honored the following teams: flag football, volleyball, boys and girls basketball, baseball, softball, cheerleading, and dance team.

Americans urged to get off their ‘chairs’ & start moving around
May 16, 2007 at 3:50 pm
Seven in 10 Americans are not regularly active even during their leisure time. LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames says that most people can enjoy greater health benefits with longer and more vigorous physical activity than they typically do.

Deer season was a success, says state game recognition program
May 16, 2007 at 3:48 pm
The Louisiana Big Game Recognition Program has added 19 deer so far to their Big Buck Harvest List for the 2006-07 deer season.

WHIRL WIND: Cyclones are state champions WHIRL WIND: Cyclones are state champions
May 16, 2007 at 3:46 pm
The St. Charles Cyclones U18 Divison 1 team of the St. Charles Soccer Club, recently won the 2007 U18 Division 1 Louisiana Soccer Association State Championship, in Alexandria the weekend of April 28.

HHS Sports Week with Megan Waters
May 16, 2007 at 3:40 pm
Track and Field

Season Update: At the Louisiana State University Outdoor State Track Championship, the HHS Tigers took home 9th place within the entire state.

DHS Sports Week with Randi Marshall
May 16, 2007 at 3:38 pm
Desty Darlings

Season Update: The Desty Darlings held officer tryouts on Friday, May 4.

Dayton Bordelon to attend McNeese State Dayton Bordelon to attend McNeese State
May 16, 2007 at 3:37 pm
Congratulations to HHS Senior, Dayton Bordelon, who recently committed to McNeese State University on a four year golf scholarship.

New site connects job seekers with thousands  of open positions
New site connects job seekers with thousands of open positions
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A new online job connection program that seeks to match the skill set of job seekers with the needs of potential employers is expected to be a great help to St. Charles Parish residents and local industry alike.