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We’re closer to a color-blind society than you think ...
February 28, 2007 at 2:38 pm
A geographer from the University of Georgia, Matthew Mitchelson, has come up with an interesting statistic, as reported on CNN: there are at least 777 streets in the U.S. named for slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King.

YES! 8-yr-old All-Stars place FIRST at tourney
February 28, 2007 at 2:37 pm
The St. Charles Parish 8-year-old All-Star Basketball team placed 1st in the Kenner Invitational Tournament and 3rd in the District Harahan tournament.

H-ville’s Thigpen signs with Meridian College H-ville’s Thigpen signs with Meridian College
February 28, 2007 at 2:32 pm
The St. Charles Parish School Board honored Hahnville High School baseball player Wesley Thigpen after he signed a letter of intent with Meridian Community College in Mississippi.

2007 HHS cheerleader and mascot tryouts
February 28, 2007 at 2:31 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.

Player of the Week Off to College
February 28, 2007 at 2:26 pm
PLAYER OF THE WEEK

This week's Off to College and Beyond Player of the Week is UNO shortstop and DHS grad Tyrone Wethers who was 2 for 6 with 4 runs scored, an RBI and a hit by pitch in the Privateers' home opener victory over Southern last Tuesday. He was also 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored, an RBI and 2 walks in the teams' victory over New Mexico State on Saturday. And on Sunday, he was 1 for 4 with a run scored and a walk in the Privateers' loss to New Mexico State.

Tiger Golf Classic tees off on March 17
February 28, 2007 at 2:25 pm
The HHS Tiger Band Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, March 17 at Willowdale Country Club.

DHS Sports Week with Nattie Swan
February 28, 2007 at 2:22 pm
Desty Darlings

Star Player: Brittany Walker because she organized our biggest fundraiser, the Sadie Hawkins Dance.

Hahnville High School’s baseball team is hitting all the right plays this year after beating Jesuit High School. HHS Sports Week with Megan Waters
February 28, 2007 at 2:12 pm
Boys Baseball

This just in: Over the Mardi Gras holidays the boys didn't skip a beat after playing Jesuit, 12 to HHS 1, on Monday, Feb. 19.

SPORTS SHORTS
February 28, 2007 at 2:03 pm
On your mark ... get set ... register for the United Way of St. Charles 5K Bridge Run by calling 985-331-9603 or logging onto www.runnotc.org.

Registration is on at Sacred Heart school
February 28, 2007 at 1:55 pm
Sacred Heart in Norco is holding registration for those who are interested in attending the school.

New Sarpy kids march with crowns on New Sarpy kids march with crowns on
February 28, 2007 at 1:54 pm
Students at New Sarpy Kindergarten Center had their own marching parade after completing a unit on the book, The Emperor's New Clothes.

Make no bones about it - science is COOL Make no bones about it - science is COOL
February 28, 2007 at 1:54 pm
Mrs. Ruiz’s pre-kindergarten students at St. Charles Borromeo School enjoyed a visit from “Mr. Bones”.

R.J. Vial students learn about character R.J. Vial students learn about character
February 28, 2007 at 1:52 pm
Students spotted displaying good character on campus and in class at R. J. Vial Elementary are recognized and honored with a principal luncheon.

New Sarpy students go high tech for geometry New Sarpy students go high tech for geometry
February 28, 2007 at 1:49 pm
New Sarpy Elementary third graders in Mrs. Andry’s homeroom are using technology to help them learn about geometry.

Parents chow down at school breakfast Parents chow down at school breakfast
February 28, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Sacred Heart School held a family breakfast to celebrate Catholic School’s Week which was attended by parents and students.

Destrehan’s Theta club sweeps competition Destrehan’s Theta club sweeps competition
February 28, 2007 at 1:44 pm
Destrehan High School’s Mu Alpha Theta club competed in the Catholic High of Baton Rouge competition on Saturday, Jan. 13.

VIPs
February 28, 2007 at 1:42 pm
Hahnville High School’s Mendi Lebeouf was named District III Athletic Director of the Year. She will now compete for the title of State Athletic Director.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
February 28, 2007 at 1:39 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am a single mother of two teenage boys and about a year ago I found myself swimming in a pool of credit card debt.

St. Rose Tavern relocates to historic New Sarpy landmark
St. Rose Tavern relocates to historic New Sarpy landmark
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The historic St. Rose Tavern is preparing to reopen in New Sarpy after the family that ran the restaurant was evicted from the building that served as their home in St. Rose for 60 years.