Lifestyles




It was raining cats and dogs ...
May 10, 2007 at 2:16 pm
It’s safe to wager that nobody has ever seen cats and dogs fall from the heavens during a rainstorm, yet whenever there’s a heavy downpour, the common phrase we all use is “it’s raining cats and dogs.”

Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries News Briefs
May 09, 2007 at 1:38 pm
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission officially proclaimed June 9 and 10 "No License Required" fishing days for Louisiana citizens and visitors during May 3 meeting proceedings.

Fishermen ‘reel’ in the BIG one at Bayou Gauche fishing tourney
May 09, 2007 at 1:36 pm
The annual Bayou Gauche Fishing Tournament was held the last weekend of April with a total of three groups competing for first place.

HHS state golf results
May 09, 2007 at 1:32 pm
Hahnville High School golf coaches Ronnie Cantrelle and Jarrett Walker would like to congratulate the HHS boys and girls golf team on a successful season.

LWFC sets dove seasons & dove hunting zones
May 09, 2007 at 1:29 pm
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the tentative dates for the 2007-08 hunting season for mourning doves, white-winged doves, Eurasian collared-doves and ringed-turtle doves at their May 3 meeting.

MoneyTalk
May 09, 2007 at 1:27 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I’m 13-years-old and I’m saving my money so I can buy a car when I turn 18. I earn $60 a month babysitting for neighbors.

EDUCATION FIRST. Alajza Woods, 3, of Killona and the youngest student in the school, recites the alphabet for teacher Rosalind Johnson. Pre-K teacher honored for 40 years of service
May 09, 2007 at 1:22 pm
Rosalind White Johnson "treats" her students to reading, writing and arithmetic like any other teacher, but she also works extra hard to help them to build character and learn the importance of self-discipline - all before they enter kindergarten.

Man, 37, killed in motorcycle crash
May 09, 2007 at 1:18 pm
Louisiana State Troopers investigated a fatal accident in Boutte on the afternoon of May 6. According to Troop B Spokesman Joseph Piglia.

Free medical & dental help for HOMELESS VETS
May 09, 2007 at 1:16 pm
Homeless veterans from throughout Louisiana are being invited to Hammond to participate in “Stand Down 2007,” Louisiana’s first statewide event to provide them with medical and social services.

Board may equip EVERY SCHOOL with a heart-startin’ defibrillator
May 09, 2007 at 1:15 pm
The St. Charles Parish School Board may become the first in Louisiana to put a heart-starting defibrillator in each of its schools in case somebody has a heart attack.

Destrehan’s Baby Caroline home after near drowning
May 09, 2007 at 1:11 pm
Baby Caroline Detillier received a surprise welcome from St. Charles Borromeo Students on May 3 upon her return home from the hospital after nearly drowning four days earlier in a friend’s swimming pool.

Jazzfest proves New Orleans is back
May 09, 2007 at 1:04 pm
If Mardi Gras, Spring Fiesta and French Quarter Festival didn’t show that New Orleans is coming back, Jazzfest 2007 sure did.

Our View
May 09, 2007 at 1:01 pm
It’s time to buckle up if you live in St. Charles Parish or anywhere else in Louisiana.

110 year old N.O. business moves to St. Rose
May 09, 2007 at 12:58 pm
St. Charles Parish Council approved $8 million in Gulf Opportunity Zone bonds to allow Prager Inc. to relocate its offices from New Orleans to St. Rose by July 2008, creating 15 to 20 new jobs for machinists.

Beating stress is a cinch when you get professional help - FREE
May 09, 2007 at 12:56 pm
Several months ago a local TV station aired a news show about the shortage of mental health workers in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Hospital CEO Federico Martinez SCP Hospital’s BIG PLANS for 2007 & beyond
May 09, 2007 at 12:52 pm
Not only is a $24 million expansion of St. Charles Parish Hospital right on schedule, an assisted-living center in Ashton Plantation is also in the works.

Big 3 winners Michelle Ruppert, Joey Brady, Kelley Toups. These teachers aren’t just good, they’re ... DYNAMITE
May 09, 2007 at 12:47 pm
St. Charles Parish teachers gathered at the Ormond Plantation Manor House to honor the best of the best when it comes to shaping the minds of the parish’s youth - read on to find out who they are, and why they’re tops.

Oil worker says he’ll make a good sheriff Oil worker says he’ll make a good sheriff
May 09, 2007 at 12:43 pm
Destrehan’s Dennis Roussel announced his candidacy for the office of Sheriff of St. Charles Parish in a prepared statement while declining an interview request, playing his campaign - at least so far - remarkably close to the vest.

Lifestyles

Santa’s helpers in St. Charles
Santa’s helpers in St. Charles
Beginning in November, the United Way of St. Charles Parish starts taking calls and...
Children share letters to Santa
Children share letters to Santa
"For Christmas I would like my own bike," writes Emily Perez, a 1st grader at St....

Recent pit bull controversy highlights breed-specific laws
Recent pit bull controversy highlights breed-specific laws
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Officials in St. Charles Parish defend their own restrictions on pit bulls after national pressure forced the town of Moreauville to repeal its own ordinance banning anyone from owning the breed.