Lifestyles




RJ Vial kids have a blast at the annual <i>Cajun Open House</I> RJ Vial kids have a blast at the annual Cajun Open House
May 16, 2007 at 3:07 pm
R.J. Vial Elementary School students filled the grounds around the school’s main building wearing their gold spirit shirts and ready to have fun at the school’s annual Cajun Open House.

Heather R. Breaux Blog
May 16, 2007 at 3:04 pm
When I was a teenager, my parents always told me that the time I spent in high school would be the best years of my life.

Day care costing you too much? State can help
May 16, 2007 at 3:03 pm
Some Louisiana families can get assistance with the cost of child care through programs administered by the state, according to LSU AgCenter child care associate Cheri Gioe.

Pinuccia Paraboni, leader, and Marco Trozzi enjoy crawfish at Judge Edward Dufresne’s camp. Now THAT’S Italian! SCP Rotary Club hosts Group Study Exchange from ‘the old country’
May 16, 2007 at 2:24 pm
The first woman to be a Group Study Exchange leader from Italy arrived in St. Charles Parish earlier this month with four others to be hosted by local Rotarians.

Sheriff’s Reports
May 16, 2007 at 2:15 pm
All subjects innocent until proven gulity in a court of law.

State bans sale of Chinese food with ANTIBIOTICS in it
May 16, 2007 at 2:14 pm
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is adding China to the list of countries that must test seafood for a banned substance before it can be sold in Louisiana, Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Bob Odom said Friday.

Help cops find fugitive who killed New Sarpy man
May 16, 2007 at 2:13 pm
A New Sarpy man was shot and killed on Mother’s Day in LaPlace and police are still searching for a suspect, according to the St. John Sheriff’s Office.

Religion in the NEWS ...
May 16, 2007 at 2:11 pm
Plots by American-based Islamic terrorists with no direct ties to international terror networks form a large and growing threat to the American homeland, the FBI and other government security agencies say. - USA Today

Spirit Happenings
May 16, 2007 at 2:09 pm

After a two-year hiatus, the Louisiana District UPC Deaf Evangelism Ministry Conference is back with a terrific program May 18-20 at the ministry's campground in Tioga, 1800 Hickory Hill Road. The annual conference, normally presented in October, has not been held since 2004 due to hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Forgive others and break the spiritual chains that bind you
May 16, 2007 at 2:07 pm
By MICHAEL BROWN

Editor of spiritdaily.com


Christ mandated it. When asked how often we should forgive someone, He said not seven times, but seventy times seven. We don't often think of how important forgiveness is, but it's crucial as the initiation of healing, as an act of charity, and in setting ourselves emotionally free.

Secret abortions are a cancer on society, says doctor sickened by the ‘procedures’
May 16, 2007 at 2:06 pm
Editor: Artificial contraception is a silent cancer growing on our society.

Parish puts up too many STOP as political favors, claims reader
May 16, 2007 at 2:03 pm
Editor: I guess the parish council will never stop installing those 4-way stop signs that my research suggests are illegal.

Let’s make our state friendly to all businesses - even the little guys
May 16, 2007 at 2:03 pm
So we didn’t get the German steel mill that many were hoping would locate upriver near Convent and provide good jobs to some 2,700 people. Our state government went out of its way to attract it. But the Mobile area won.

River Region Chamber supports ETHICS REFORM
May 16, 2007 at 2:00 pm
Dear Editor: With the Louisiana session underway, it is interesting to note that a group of more than 50 organizations from around the state have joined forces as LA Ethics 1 to push an impressive package of governmental ethics reforms in the Legislature.

$3.2M port-security grant will make Louisiana safer
May 16, 2007 at 1:55 pm
U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon has announced that ports in south Louisiana would receive over $3.2 million in federal grants to assist with improving port security.

Lead us on, graduates of 2007
May 16, 2007 at 1:52 pm
Congratulations, graduates. You have completed an important part of your life, your high school education, which we hope has prepared you well for the years ahead.

VIPS
May 16, 2007 at 1:48 pm
Army Pvt. Andre Arceneaux has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of LeRoy Arceneaux of Norco. Arceneaux is a 2005 graduate of Destrehan High School.

ROTC units pick up $500 checks from Rotary ROTC units pick up $500 checks from Rotary
May 16, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Three area high school ROTC units were presented with $500 checks by St. Charles Rotary Club.

Luling toddler thrives year after heart transplant
Luling toddler thrives year after heart transplant
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At this time last year, toddler Noah Townsend was near death.