June 21, 2007 at 5:50 pm
Jose Aman Ta’bora
Jose Aman Ta’bora passed away on Saturday, June 9 at 1:24 p.m. in LaPlace. Husband of the late M. Hortensia Ta’bora. Son of the late Daniel and Maria Rapalo Ta’bora. Father of Jose Aman Ta’bora, Jr. Allan E. Ta’bora, Ledda Montellh, Mayra White, Mirna Rodriguez, the late Daniel Ta’bora and Sergio Ta’bora. Brother of Elan Ta’bora, Ofelia Vitanza, the late Tito Ta’bora, Fernel Ta’bora, and Rosa Soto. Grandfather of the late Michael Jason Montheailh. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Age 92, a native of Honduras and a resident of Destrehan. Mas of Christain Burial at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13 at Alexander Funeral Home in Norco. Interment in St. Charles Borromeo Mausoleum in Destrehan. Visitation at Alexander Funeral Home in Norco from 9 am to 12 pm on Wednesday, June 13.
|Health insurance is sky high because we mandate coverage
June 21, 2007 at 5:47 pm
It is inevitable. Every year, well-meaning people show up at the state capitol pushing legislation that would force all private health insurance plans to cover certain physical or mental conditions.
|Want to take a bite out of crime? Spend time with your family ...
June 21, 2007 at 5:45 pm
An alarming statistic splashed across the Internet the other day—violent crime is on the rise in the U.S. for the second straight year.
|Surprise! You have the right to raise your children as YOU see fit
June 21, 2007 at 5:42 pm
By John Whitehead
"Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts."
— Marian Wright Edelman
|Finance classes for teachers being offered statewide
June 21, 2007 at 5:41 pm
High school teachers across the state who want to learn how to teach their students about money management will have opportunities between June 26 and July 24 from the LSU AgCenter.
|Ooh la la! TV workshop for people who, well ... ‘parlez vous francais’
June 21, 2007 at 5:38 pm
The Council for the Development of French in Louisiana and Média-Louisiane are offering a free television production workshop for French speakers in Louisiana of all ages on Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23, at Acadiana Open Channel in Lafayette.
June 21, 2007 at 5:25 pm
Heather R. Breaux’s BEST BET
Wal-Mart Supercenter holds health fair for women this weekend
BOUTTE - Wal-Mart Supercenter in Boutte will be hosting it’s Fourth Annual Women’s Health Fair Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Some of the services offered by the various sponsors will include vision screening, blood and glucose screening, mammography information, healthy cooking demonstration, self defense instructions, cardiopulmonary resuscitation information, early child care information, mental health information, power walk and fitness workout demonstrations, fire safety demonstrations, with various other health related activities.
|Parish-to-parish bus line won’t run in July as planned, says official
June 21, 2007 at 5:21 pm
While the original date for the new $1 million transit system to start operating was by July, The River parishes Transit Authority said it would probably be a couple more months before the buses get rolling.
|Memorial Hospital nursing staff reunite with SC parish rescue team
June 21, 2007 at 2:26 pm
It’s been almost two years since Hurricane Katrina, plowed the Louisiana coastline forcing 28 nurses from Memorial Hospital in New Orleans, along with some family members to evacuate into the nightmarish and deplorable conditions at the Ernest Morial Convention Center, prompting an emergency rescue by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|New baseball league will hold tryouts in July
June 21, 2007 at 2:23 pm
If you think you have what it takes to compete amongst a wide variety of amateur baseball players then the Southeast chapter of the National American Baseball Association wants you to show them your best stuff at tryouts on July 22.
|Best bet for tasty reds - Lake Salvador/Lafitte
June 21, 2007 at 2:20 pm
The Lake Salvador/Lafitte area is a haven for fishing of all types. But right now there is one big story that bounces from boat to boat over the lakes, the reds.
|Kid's ride out fires, storms in VFD's safety house
June 21, 2007 at 2:16 pm
If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to ride through a tornado in a travel trailer or find your way out of a burning room, the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department has a training vehicle that demonstrates what both scenarios are like. The best part is it’s free for all to try and it didn’t cost a dime of taxpayer money.
|There’s a lot to like about this year’s catch of Catfish Queens
June 21, 2007 at 2:11 pm
The Louisiana Catfish Festival Queens were chosen June 9, 2007 during the annual pageant held at J.B. Martin in Paradis.
|Biggest cocaine bust in parish history
June 21, 2007 at 2:07 pm
St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies along with DEA agents and deputies in other sheriff's offices, arrested six foreign nationals and seized nearly 200 pounds of cocaine June 13, in Norco.
|Luling Living Center’s plans to keep residents safe in a storm
June 21, 2007 at 2:04 pm
Luling Living Center held a hurricane evacuation meeting for patient family members Tuesday, June 19 at 6:45 p.m. to discuss the center’s plans for the 2007 hurricane season.
|Why are we fertilizing the Gulf of Mexico
June 21, 2007 at 2:02 pm
There is one place where fertilizer provides no benefits. And that is in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast.
In fact, it is deadly there - - to fish that is one of the mainstays of our state’s economy.
|Legislature getting its druthers both ways
June 21, 2007 at 1:58 pm
It looks like both sides are getting their ways in Baton Rouge as the legislative session draws to a close.
|Hahnville subdivision WILL be finished ...
June 21, 2007 at 1:50 pm
Former New Orleans Saints defensive lineman Willie Whitehead wants to dispel rumors and speculations that he is not going to complete a subdivision he started developing in Hahnville.
Three St. Charles Parish Public Schools teachers were recently named the top...
The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation is taking applications...
• St. Joseph altars offer opportunity for gratitude, prayers
• Longtime ‘Voice of the LaBranche Wetlands’ is Rotary of St. Charles’ Citizen of the Year
• Students participating in LSU residence program
• Hahnville Girl Scout Troop 20554 earns Silver award
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats went 2-2 over last week playing in the Sulpher...
It was a good week for the Hahnville Lady Tigers, who picked up wins against H.L....
• DHS star makes history
• Lady Tigers blank East St. John, 15-0
• Lady Cats rout Central Lafourche in 14-0 shutout
• Tigers beat STM 17-10, but can’t hold on against Barbe, Evangel
• Wildcats rebound from Jesuit loss to knock off Lutcher, 3-0
Alligator Fest could be featured on CBS TV show - 761 views
It seems a little bit of St. Charles Parish culture could end up on TV this year. That is if Agent Dwayne Pride of the “NCIS: New Orleans” team has anything to say about it.
Calendar of events
Public Screenings 4:00 - 7:00 PM/Awards Ceremony 7:15 - 8:15