Barbara Munson




Twinkies for Lent? Sure, if you eat the fried catfish first
March 07, 2007 at 2:50 pm
The Lenten season is upon us. This may not mean much to you if you're not a Christian, but there's no mistaking that Lent is here - just lift your nose and sniff. When you live in a predominantly Catholic area, you just can't help but associate Lent with the smell of frying fish.

Top 20 states for tornadoes ... in March, Louisiana’s No. 10
March 07, 2007 at 2:48 pm
The VorTek weather-analysis company has named the Top 20 most tornado-prone states for the month of March - and Louisiana is smack No. 10.

Man charged with 8th DWI
March 07, 2007 at 2:47 pm
A 45-year old Des Allemands man booked in St. Charles Parish for his 8th DWI can add attempted bribery of an officer to the charges filed against him, according to police reports.

Chris Tregre joins race for parish president Chris Tregre joins race for parish president
March 07, 2007 at 2:44 pm
Chris Tregre's concerns that residents living in St. Charles Parish have no levee protection and properties being reassessed in 2008 will burden homeowners with soaring tax rates, convinced him that he should join the race for parish president.

Allison Prendergast Willowridge expansion and healthy wetlands - are they compatible?
March 07, 2007 at 2:43 pm
Dear Editor, I wanted to make local residents aware of a proposal to destroy nearly 80 acres of wetlands on the west bank of St. Charles Parish to add a 200-home subdivision in an area with no hurricane protection levee.

PhD wants Jindal’s job
March 07, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Psychologist and mother-of-seven Gilda Werner Reed, Ph.D. has formally announcing her candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives, First Congressional District of Louisiana.

What's Happening
March 07, 2007 at 2:38 pm
HHS is fashion savvy with prom fashion show

BOUTTE - Hahnville High School will hold its Prom Fashion Show on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the school's auditorium. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For information, call Courtney Johnson at 985-758-7537.

Grade A: SCP schools rank 6th in state
March 07, 2007 at 2:36 pm
District Performance Scores for Louisiana public schools were released Monday, with St. Charles Parish Schools ranked sixth out of 50 public school districts, a slight increase over last year's rankings.

Hospital addition ahead of schedule
March 07, 2007 at 2:34 pm
After a two year planning process and unexpected delays caused by Hurricane Katrina, the St. Charles Parish Hospital is on pace to open a $24 million addition slightly ahead of schedule in January of 2008.

20 FREE TV channels beat cable, satellite
March 07, 2007 at 2:32 pm
St. Charles Parish residents can get 20 to 25 TV channels on their home TVs for free - a price that beats the pants off monthly fees for cable and satellite services - with a special antenna available in discount department and electronics stores for $30.

BusinessFest and Health Fair - fun for the family & lots of free stuff
March 07, 2007 at 2:31 pm
“Showcasing St. Charles Parish” is the theme of this year's St. Charles Business Association's BusinessFest and Health Fair.

Kenner contractor jailed on $90G bond after $500G fraud bust
March 07, 2007 at 2:14 pm
The Louisiana State Attorney’s General Office has arrested Dana Abboud, owner of AB Coastal Construction, Inc., on:

GOOD FORM: Travis Phillman. HHS Sports Week
March 07, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Boys Baseball

This just in: The Tigers played in the East Ascension Jamboree Feb. 22-24. Among their games the Tigers took on Slidell and came out victorious with an impressive score of 7-2, thus going on to win the tournament against Baton Rouge Catholic.

8-year-old All-Stars win state title ... way to go! 8-year-old All-Stars win state title ... way to go!
March 07, 2007 at 2:03 pm
The St. Charles Parish 8-year-old All-Star Basketball team won the state game and are now number one.

DHS Sports Week with Nattie Swan
March 07, 2007 at 2:01 pm
SOFTBALL

Star player: Julie Beaugh because she has been consistently hitting her sports and she is 4-0.

Sports Happenings
March 07, 2007 at 1:49 pm
DHS band serves up jambalaya

The Destrehan High School’s Band Parents club is hosting a jambalaya dinner on Sunday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

340 Madewood Dr., Destrehan for $259,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Beck IV to David Barrett on Jan. 31 Real Estate Transactions
March 07, 2007 at 1:46 pm
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions primarily took place primarily during the month of January and February.

Mike and Jackie Perret of Luling celebrate 50 years of marriage. Celebrating 50 years
March 07, 2007 at 1:43 pm
Mike and Jackie Perret of Luling celebrated the joy of their 50th wedding anniversary with friends and family - and with a special message from their granddaughter, Melissa Perret:

Donation clears way for bed and breakfast at Destrehan Plantation
Donation clears way for bed and breakfast at Destrehan Plantation
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Destrehan Plantation has received a major donation that will go toward construction of a nearly $1.8 million renovation that includes the creation of a bed and breakfast on the property.