Editorial




Louisiana has spoken: now for some ACTION
March 28, 2007 at 4:20 pm
A public outreach campaign to get input on the state's hurricane recovery effort generated a lot of response and a surprising degree of agreement, says an official who has been working on a rebuilding plan.

Protecting our right to bear arms - senator weighs in
March 28, 2007 at 4:17 pm
On March 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia overturned Washington D.C.’s long standing ban on firearms as a violation of the Constitutional rights of D.C. residents.

States force HPV vaccine on school-age girls ...
March 28, 2007 at 4:11 pm
Americans continue to be indoctrinated with the false idea that the government has our best interests at heart and we should trust them to do what’s best for us.

VIPs
March 28, 2007 at 4:08 pm
Jackie Robert and Jane Petit, Luling Elementary School, Allison Hnatyshyn, Albert Cammon Middle School and Debra Gomez, Mimosa Park Elementary School have been awarded $250 teacher’s grants from the River Parishes Education Iniative. Only nine educators from three parishes got the honor. Congratulations!

CHEERLEADER: Angel Gordon’s active, happy, vibrant life is threatened by leukemia. ‘Angel’ with cancer needs your help
March 28, 2007 at 4:05 pm
I was first "introduced" to Angel Gordon when I saw her flyer on the door of a local convenience store. A photo of Angel with a shy little smile was next to the text, "Blood Drive on Behalf of Student/Cancer Patient". My heart broke. I signed up to be a donor and solicited family members to do the same.

Melancon votes for hurricane-relief bill
March 28, 2007 at 4:01 pm
U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon voted for the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill, which would provide $6.4 billion in disaster relief for hurricane recovery along the Gulf Coast.

Schools ahead of curve with new college prep classes
March 28, 2007 at 4:00 pm
St. Charles Parish schools are making curriculum and classroom changes designed to help students succeed in college.

HONORED: Barry Guillot Teacher Barry Guillot is SC Rotary Club’s Citizen of the Year
March 28, 2007 at 3:57 pm
Science teacher Barry Guillot was awarded the St. Charles parish Rotary Club's Citizen of the Year at a ceremony March 23.

What's Happening
March 28, 2007 at 3:52 pm
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St. Charles Parish Birthday party

HAHNVILLE - Join residents and parish officals as they celebrate the Parish’s 200th birthday on Saturday, March 31 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the parish courthouse located at the parish courthouse located at 15045 River Road. There will be birthday cake, music, ice cream, drinks and party favors.

In the News
March 28, 2007 at 3:47 pm
Ban cockfighting once and for all, says State Rep. Mike Strain

State Rep. Mike Strain has filed legislation to ban cockfighting in Louisiana, a similar measure that was defeated last year.

St. Charles schools rely heavily on millage renewal
March 28, 2007 at 3:37 pm
The largest source of income for St. Charles Parish schools is in the hands of parish voters March 31 as they head to the polls to decide whether to renew the general fund millage.

Off track? Train’s pit stops puzzle residents Off track? Train’s pit stops puzzle residents
March 28, 2007 at 3:31 pm
St. Charles Parish Councilman Richard Duhe, health club manager Paul Centanni, and other residents of Destrehan want the Canadian National Railway Company to limit the number of times their trains block traffic by stopping between Ormond Boulevard and Murray Drive.

TOMMY KELLY: Accident a sad day for SC Parish. Killed by bulldozer
March 28, 2007 at 3:24 pm
A St. Charles Parish public schools employee was killed March 20 while operating a bulldozer to clear land where a marquee sign was to be set up.

Party like you’re 200: Bicentennial begins
March 28, 2007 at 2:59 pm
St. Charles Parish celebrates its birthday this weekend and Corey Faucheux, director of economic development and tourism invites residents to share in this historic event.

All night long All night long
March 28, 2007 at 2:56 pm
HAPPY FEET. The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in St. Charles Parish was held on Saturday, March 24 at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

Memorializing the late, great ‘De De’ Madere Memorializing the late, great ‘De De’ Madere
March 28, 2007 at 2:53 pm
Hahnville High School’s baseball coaches, players, central office personnel and board members dedicated their stadium’s baseball press box to the late Davis “De De” Madere (1939 – 2006). Madere was a great leader at HHS as a student and a coach.

District 5-5A honors for DHS sports stars
March 28, 2007 at 2:51 pm
DHS Boys Basketball 5-5A All-District: Timothy Molton and Roosevelt Johnson - First Team All District; Dwayne Brown - Second Team; Darrow Barnes and Nolan Sharpe - Honorable Mention; Dwayne Brown - Defensive MVP.

From one basketball ‘all-star’ to another ... From one basketball ‘all-star’ to another ...
March 28, 2007 at 2:48 pm
St. Charles Parish recreational all-star basketball player Semaj Lewis congratulates one of his all-time basketball idols - LA Lakers guard Kobe Bryant.

Hahnville dominates Salmen in season opener
Hahnville dominates Salmen in season opener
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The Nick Saltaformaggio coaching era at Hahnville started off with a bang as the Tigers dominated the Salmen Spartans in the season opener.