Lifestyles




Students raise more than $500 for cancer research
October 24, 2007 at 2:53 pm
HHS students and DHS student, Kayla Tuircuit in the Health Career Exploration class at the Satellite Center teamed together to help raise money to find a cure for breast cancer during the HHS vs. East Ascension football game.

Real Estate
October 24, 2007 at 2:50 pm
It has become very evident over the last few months that we have an extremely large number of homes for sale right now in St. Charles Parish.

Halloween doom dip
October 24, 2007 at 2:49 pm
Makes: 15 servings

Local writers enjoy success with children's book
October 24, 2007 at 2:45 pm
Two teachers, educators with 50 years combined experience enriching the minds of children never anticipated that a book they wrote about roaches, and a familiar New Orleans donut treat called “The Beignet That Almost Got Away,” would line the shelves of local bookstores, and be used as a teaching tool in some pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classrooms.

Outdoor circus sure to be a hit in Houma
October 24, 2007 at 2:14 pm
HOUMA - The Lewis and Clark Circus will be held in the Houma Terrebonne Civic Center parking lot located at 346 Civic Center Oct. 24 through 25.

Two shows daily at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission: Adults - $15; 15 to 16 years old - $8; 14 and under - FREE.

For more information, call 985-850-6408.

ARABIE
October 24, 2007 at 2:10 pm
Hilda Rita Ponvelle Arabie died at 82 on Friday, Oct. 19 in Destrehan. She passed away peacefully with family by her side, to who she was a devoted wife and mother.

BREAUX
October 24, 2007 at 2:08 pm
Rodney James Breaux, 45, a resident of Chalmette , LA and a native of Ama, LA passed away on October 2, 2007. Beloved father of Lauren Breaux and stepfather to Sarah Julien.

Studies show that bottled water no better than tap
October 24, 2007 at 2:02 pm
When it comes to drinking water, many health-conscious citizens opt for the bottled variety because they believe that it is safer than the water that makes its way into their home through underground pipes.

Airport slowly returning to pre-Katrina levels
October 24, 2007 at 2:01 pm
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is experiencing a boost in flights during October, with an additional 126 daily flight departures, which accounts for 14,701 seats.

Destrehan teacher wins Angel Award
October 24, 2007 at 1:53 pm
Barry Guillot, a middle school science teacher in Destrehan and resident of Luling, has been named a winner of this year's Angel Award presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana.

Visiting caregivers act as “angels” to those senior residents who are recovering from hospitalization
October 24, 2007 at 1:51 pm
Visiting Angels experienced caregivers provide up to 24 hour care in the comfort of senior residents' homes who are recovering from hospitalization as an alternative to having the person placed into a nursing home or long term care facility.

Election shows that parish is ready for fresh faces, new ideas
October 24, 2007 at 1:49 pm
Next year, citizens of St. Charles Parish may have a hard time recognizing any of the areas’ politicians. That's because the recent primary has pushed several new faces into the spotlight while leaving plenty of political veterans fighting for their lives in the Nov. 17 run-off.

Humane Society wants new facility
October 24, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Jackie Boudreaux, of the St. Charles Humane Society, and Angie Roberts, supervisor of the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter, appealed to the parish council Oct. 15 for $125,000 in funds to construct a new facility for parish animals.

Morris Friloux, pictured here at the proposed site. 27 years later, Ama still waiting for public park
October 24, 2007 at 1:42 pm
An Ama resident has been waiting 27 years for a park and playground project for the children living in the close knit family community to be completed on St. Mark's Avenue.

Despite public outcry, water bills average
October 24, 2007 at 1:40 pm
Parish residents may think they are paying a high price for their water usage, but the main increases have been in sewerage and garbage which are also on the water bill.

Alexis Revere and her mother Joanne need donations to help her get a prosthesis to replace the arm she lost in a  lawn mower accident. Lawn mower accident causes child to lose arm
October 24, 2007 at 1:36 pm
On a sunny afternoon, on Sept. 8, 4-year-old Alexis Revere was riding in a Big Tyke's wagon hitched to the back of her father’s lawnmower as he cut grass.

Public works director Greg Bush surveys the Willowdale pump station as it sucks excess water out of the Luling subdivision on Monday afternoon. Unusually heavy rainfall dropped 4 inches of water over the parish in a 24-hour period. We’re Pumped!
October 24, 2007 at 1:29 pm
Heavy downpours on Oct. 22 prompted Greg Bush, director of the Public Works and Wastewater department in St. Charles Parish, to put all public works and wastewater work crews on alert to man critical pump stations overnight.

“Snookie” withdraws “Snookie” withdraws
October 24, 2007 at 11:52 am
Clayton "Snookie" Faucheux conceded the St. Charles Parish Presidency to V.J. St. Pierre at a press conference on Oct. 24.

St. Charles Parish residents shocked that former DHS teacher will avoid jail
St. Charles Parish residents shocked that former DHS teacher will avoid jail
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“Disgusting! This is a proven case of ‘who you are and the pull you have with the system!’” Shannon Pugh Polizzi said of Shelley Dufresne’s plea agreement that avoided jail time and having to register as a sex offender.