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It’s no joke - state is running out of college students
January 31, 2007 at 1:07 pm
Commissioner of Higher Education Joseph Savoie told the Board of Regents that while Louisiana has made great strides in increasing the overall educational level of its citizens in recent years, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita have driven down college enrollment significantly.

Super Bowl is gonna be PEYTON PLACE
January 31, 2007 at 1:06 pm
All of us in south Louisiana are a little down in the dumps due to the fact that our New Orleans Saints are not playing in the Super Bowl this coming Sunday in Miami.

Have you seen this bluebird? Have YOU seen this 'Tweety Pie'?
January 31, 2007 at 1:04 pm
From Henslow’s sparrow to the American woodcock, even Alfred Hitchcock would be impressed at the assortment of birds St. Charles Parish has to offer.

Retro 'bot is very cool. Can YOU top this?
January 31, 2007 at 12:59 pm
Take ... me ... to ... your ... READERS’ Luling man’s retro robot is a winner.

What's Happening
January 31, 2007 at 12:48 pm
Events in and around St. Charles Parish - need something to do? You'll find lots of ideas here.

Math wizard’s up for Presidental Award Math wizard’s up for Presidental Award
January 31, 2007 at 12:47 pm
LULING - Ranell Troxler, a math teacher at Raymond K. Smith Middle School, was honored at a BESE Board meeting as being a finalist for Louisiana's Presidential Award for Math.

See what Satellite kids are learning now See what Satellite kids are learning now
January 31, 2007 at 12:44 pm
LULING - Health Science team members from the Satellite Center assist Jenny Fuselier, Destrehan High School nurse, with health screenings.

Ooh la la! HHS French students are good Ooh la la! HHS French students are good
January 31, 2007 at 12:41 pm
HHS students in Judith Westerhaus’ French classes held a celebration honoring their achievement in the study of the French Language and Culture.

‘Measured response’ at R.K. Smith Middle ‘Measured response’ at R.K. Smith Middle
January 31, 2007 at 12:38 pm
LULING - Raymond K. Smith’s eighth grade students participated in measurement exercise to complete a math unit on ratios and proportions.

Hahnville Hi-Steppers score BIG at tourney Hahnville Hi-Steppers score BIG at tourney
January 31, 2007 at 12:34 pm
BOUTTE - Hahnville High School Hi-Steppers placed third in their division for the “kick dance,” second for pop/novelty performance and fifth for overall pop/novelty at the Louisiana State Dance and Drill Team Comeptition.

Teen charged with arson in blaze that destroyed $30G classroom
January 31, 2007 at 12:34 pm
"We never ran into a dead end - the case just took a long time."

FREE college money for high school juniors with LOT of brains & talent
January 31, 2007 at 12:33 pm
Are you interested in competing for thousands of dollars in cash and college-granted scholarships? Are you a high school girl?

44G back pay for school worker axed over politics, says fed jury
January 31, 2007 at 12:32 pm
“I felt like David going up against Goliath - I knew from the start that it would be a tough case to win.”

Speak with Authority
January 31, 2007 at 12:31 pm
BOUTTE - Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

What next for boy accused of rape?
January 31, 2007 at 12:30 pm
The 10-year-old boy from Des Allemands being held at the St. James Parish Detention Center on a charge of aggravated rape is “scared” - and he may be going before a judge on Feb. 9.

$5 for your jokes & riddles
January 31, 2007 at 12:28 pm
Two dumb fishermen decided to rent a boat on a lake for their favorite sport.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
January 31, 2007 at 12:24 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: My daughter will graduate high school in May and wants to take out student loans to pay for her entire college education.

Elegant & fun: COA Young at Heart Ball Elegant & fun: COA Young at Heart Ball
January 31, 2007 at 12:23 pm
The St. Charles Council on Aging and the St. Charles Recreation Department put on the annual Young at Heart Carnival Ball on Jan. 21 at the Jerusalem Shriner’s Center in Destrehan.

Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
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The body of a man who is believed to have jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling early Sunday morning has been found in Jefferson Parish.