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Airline Highway canal still a danger
April 25, 2007 at 11:15 am
One danger spot has existed in St. Charles Parish for many years and nothing has been done to eliminate it. It is the deep roadside canal along Airline Highway in the vicinity of I-310 crossing.

Community values can stop another Va. Tech massacre
April 25, 2007 at 11:10 am
By JOHN WHITEHEAD
When I was a boy, like most children, I was into everything and everybody’s business.

3rd-grader’s blood drive saves lives & nets him a PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
April 25, 2007 at 11:07 am
At the tender age of 8, third-grader Kaleb Champagne is the youngest recipient of the WDSU-TV’s “6 On Your Side Award” - which is given to individuals of any age who make a difference in their community.

Tourist Commission Director Jesse Lambert Tourist commission hires
April 25, 2007 at 11:04 am
The River Parishes Tourist Commission is looking to step their advertising game up after hiring Louis Giacona Advertising LLC to take care of getting the word out that there’s plenty to do and see in the River Parishes.

25 years of wedded bliss and at least that many more to go ... 25 years of wedded bliss and at least that many more to go ...
April 25, 2007 at 10:58 am
Back in 1982 I embarked on the journey of a lifetime. I was 22 years old, knew virtually nothing about real life, and I had no way of knowing what lay in store for me. When I signed my name on the dotted line, I was certain of only two things: I was deeply in love with Ronnie, and I wanted to spend my life with him.

TEENS: Read why abstinence makes the heart grow fonder
April 25, 2007 at 10:56 am
Drawing from her personal story, as well as her visits with teen mothers around the world, Pam Stenzel started the Louisiana Governor’s Program on Abstinence in 2006. Since then she has helped to establish 316 clubs and programs to educate teens about the physical and emotional consequences of sex outside of marriage.

Work on $2.4M school building starts in May
April 25, 2007 at 10:54 am
St. Charles Parish Schools are just weeks away from breaking ground on $2.4 million maintenance facility to replace the old one that was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Booster club remembers a GREAT volunteer
April 25, 2007 at 10:50 am
The Mimosa Booster Club donated a memorial bench at the west bank bridge park to a dedicated and beloved volunteer, the late Marsha Barr.

Kids eat free in summer LUNCH
April 25, 2007 at 10:47 am
With St. Charles Parish’s “Summer Food Service” program gearing up for June and July, parents can rest easier knowing their children can get healthy meals without having to pull a penny out of their pocket to pay for them.

Don’t get ticketed in seat belt crackdown
April 25, 2007 at 10:40 am
St. Charles Parish and state police will crack down on unbuckled drivers and passengers from May 3 through June 21 and issue tickets to anyone not wearing a seat belt.

2007 United Way 5K Bridge Run top men runners 2007 United Way 5K Bridge Run top men runners
April 18, 2007 at 3:23 pm
TOP MEN RUNNERS. The following men were in the top three for the 2007 United Way of St. Charles Bridge Run.

2007 United Way 5K Bridge Run 2007 United Way 5K Bridge Run
April 18, 2007 at 3:18 pm
TOP WOMEN RUNNERS. The following women were in the top three for the 2007 United Way of St. Charles Bridge Run.

Mark Stewart DHS alumnus makes all-state hoops team
April 18, 2007 at 3:16 pm
NEW ORLEANS — Guard Mark Stewart of Xavier University of Louisiana is a third-team selection on the 2006-07 All-Louisiana men's basketball team.

Hahnville soccer boys receive district honors Hahnville soccer boys receive district honors
April 18, 2007 at 3:14 pm
Hahnville High Soccer Players who received All District Honors were acknowledged at the HHS Soccer Banquet on April 4 at Badeaux's Restaurant in Des Allemands.

Easy Recipes
April 18, 2007 at 3:13 pm
Redfish with caper sauce

SPRINGTIME can cause problems for your fish pond
April 18, 2007 at 3:12 pm
Springtime losses in fish ponds are common throughout the Southeast – especially in Louisiana, according to LSU AgCenter expert Dr. Greg Lutz, who says these losses can be the result of oxygen problems, common diseases or a combination of causes.

Hahnville softball pitcher Chelsey Flores breaking records
April 18, 2007 at 3:11 pm
Starting out in T-ball, Chelsey Flores probably wasn't worried about pitching a hard ball or breaking some of Hahnville's most elite records held by previous pitchers.

MEET THE BOYS. Hahnville scored four runs in sixth inning against West Jefferson High School that sealed the deal and gave them their seventh district win out of eight chances.  The boys face-off against Destrehan Thursday, April 19 at 4 p.m. at HHS. Hahnville baseball on 'cruise control
April 18, 2007 at 3:06 pm
There's nothing certain when it comes to sports, and the Hahnville Tigers (21-7, 7-1) certainly didn't think they would lose facing the West Jefferson Buccaneers who were 10 games below .500 to start the afternoon, but the Tigers did drop the first in a two game stance against the Bucs, and that's why they play the games.

Group demands halt to public School Board prayers
Group demands halt to public School Board prayers
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A Wisconsin organization has sent another letter demanding the St. Charles Parish School Board stop praying before their public meetings.