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February 28, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Andrew Key Wood has been inducted into the Eagle Scout Court of Honor. He is a senior at HHS and a member of Troop 370. He is the son of proud parents Andy and Jo Rae Wood of Luling.

How 2 schools beat all comers in state fitness contest
February 28, 2007 at 3:00 pm
The Louisiana Department of Education honored two schools for promoting healthy eating and physical activities among their students - the only two schools that entered the Louisiana Healthy Schools competition.

In the news
February 28, 2007 at 2:59 pm
... plus, airport-expansion and fiery 18-wheeler crash in our "high-speed news" section.

Oh no! Barb’s gone ga-ga over a futuristic travel game you need a satellite to play ...
February 28, 2007 at 2:57 pm
On our recent trip to Colorado, I found myself with a few unscheduled hours, and I was most pleased. Geocaching time!

Parish educator’s college fund still going strong
February 28, 2007 at 2:56 pm
Former teacher and principal Ethel Schoeffner may not have been a wealthy woman, but her frugal ways have paid dividends to over a 100 worthy students since 1991.


Dow & Motiva will put YOU to work
February 28, 2007 at 2:55 pm
St. Charles Parish chemical companies have a surplus of high paying jobs, and to fill them, company officials are recruiting students before they graduate from high school.

Got road kill? Here’s how to get the poor guy carted away
February 28, 2007 at 2:54 pm
Some consider them an eyesore, and others can't help but feel sorry for the lifeless lumps left on the roadside, but anyone who's traveled along a major roadway has seen an animal that met it's match against a moving vehicle.

Danger roads of SC Parish
February 28, 2007 at 2:54 pm
The number of vehicular crashes in St. Charles Parish has remained steady over the past four years, a trend the Sheriff's Office views as hopeful especially due to a rapid increase in population since 2005.

Parish to Cox: too many cable beefs
February 28, 2007 at 2:52 pm
Two proposals to improve TV cable service passed unanimously during the first March meeting of the St. Charles Parish Council.

Public transportation here could be very beneficial
February 28, 2007 at 2:49 pm
If global warming is truly an environmental problem of the future, the river parishes are making a step in the right direction. More public transportation and less individual auto traffic will cut down on emissions that have been blamed for it in the earth’s atmosphere.

Founding fathers believed in our Constitution ... do you?
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
For years now, America has been faced with a constitutional crisis over what the Constitution means and who it applies to.

Al Gore is quite the comedian
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
It’s hard not to like Al Gore, whether you agree with him politically or not.

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.

Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe
Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe
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A pipe malfunction is reportedly behind a powerful explosion that was felt throughout the parish and caused a fire at the Diamond Green Diesel Refinery in Norco in early August.